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Posted on 9 January 2018 | 12:07 am
Antigua opposition wants U-turn on slashed
WIC NewsAntigua opposition wants U-turn on slashed benefitsWIC News“The cost of living in Antigua and Barbuda has increased significantly since the $800 threshold was established at the programme's inception,” the party said. “The UPP, therefore, calls on the government to reassess the situation with a view towards ...
Posted on 8 January 2018 | 2:19 pm
Antigua is well known for its 365 beaches,
City A.M.Antigua is well known for its 365 beaches, but this Caribbean island offers more than just stretches of sandCity A.M.“This part is the sweetest,” says my host, Francine, as she rips a delicate morsel of flesh from the top of the head of her whole red-snapper. She laughs as I follow suit by tearing a white nugget, skin and all, from its crown as my pan-fried fishy ...
Posted on 8 January 2018 | 6:46 am
National Office of Disaster Services in
National Office of Disaster Services in Antigua robbed…relief supplies for sister isle Barbuda stoleni95.5 FMA supervisor is one of two employees of the National Office of Disaster Services in Antigua implicated in the theft of items from the organisation's storeroom. Both employees have been taken into custody following raids on their homes on Friday. ABS ...
Posted on 8 January 2018 | 6:10 am
Team Antigua Atlantic Rowers holding second
Team Antigua Atlantic Rowers holding secondAntigua ObserverTeam Antigua Atlantic Rowers are in second place with 660 miles left to complete the 2017 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge. According to a press release issued yesterday, “The three leading teams have 624 (Oarsmen), 660 (Antigua) and 680 (Swiss ...and more »
Posted on 8 January 2018 | 2:19 am
GPM satellite analyzes Tropical Storm
A Tropical Storm Warning was in effect for Anguilla, Saba and St. Eustatius, St. Maarten, St. Martin, St. Barthelemy, Montserrat, Antigua and Barbuda, St. Kitts and Nevis, Puerto Rico, Vieques, Culebra, U.S. Virgin Islands, British Virgin Islands.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:44 pm
Tropical Storm Erika batters Caribbean; US
TROPICAL Storm Erika has forced the closure of schools and airports as it cuts a path towards Antigua and Barbuda. Officials ordered the closures and prepared shelters ahead of the storm. Authorities in Antigua and Barbuda warned of flash floods given the ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:33 pm
11 p.m. Thursday: Erika to continue on
Nearly 9 inches of rain fell on the mountainous country late Wednesday, followed by another 6 inches early Thursday, according to the Antigua Weather Service. "The situation is grim. It is dangerous," said Ian Pinard, Dominica's communications minister.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 4:47 pm
TS Erika kills 4 in Dominica; takes aim at
The storm, which was forecast to near Florida as a hurricane on Monday, knocked out power and water supplies and had dumped 15 inches of rain on Dominica by early Thursday, according to the weather service in the nearby island of Antigua. Rio Batan ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 2:58 pm
Smokies beat Lookouts 7-1 behind Antigua
The Chattanooga Lookouts fell behind early and lost 7-1 to the visiting Tennessee Smokies in their Southern League series finale Thursday. Designated hitter Taylor Davis was 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI and catcher Willson Contreras was 2-for-4 with a ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 2:10 pm