Friday, October 18, 2019

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Communities get help controlling giant African snail

A project of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) will support the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Barbuda Affairs (MoAFBA) in the...

Men who performed botched circumcision to be tried in Janauary

The case of Dr Patrick Matthews and colleague, Arnold Joseph, both accused of practicing as general medical practitioners and performing a surgical procedure without...

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce: Lone Caribbean national on BBC 100 Women 2019

The BBC has revealed its list of 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world for 2019. This year 100 Women is asking: what...

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Business Developments

Antigua drops demand for LIAT shares

In an abrupt move, Prime Minister Gaston Browne has declared that he has told Prime Minister Mia Mottley that Antigua and Barbuda has found...

Antigua and Barbados to continue talks over sale of LIAT’s shares

The Government of Antigua and Barbuda said that it intends to keep discussions going with Barbados with a view over the sale of the...

New policy regarding sale of assets of international banks operating in Antigua

The Antigua and Barbuda government has adopted a policy whereby any international bank deciding to leave the island will have to make “first offer...

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Regional Updates

Former Jamaica PM to have hip replacement surgery

Former Prime Minister PJ Patterson is to do hip replacement surgery, the Senate was informed Wednesday afternoon. This information was relayed to members of the...

CTO to close offices in New York, United Kingdom

Chairman of the Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), Dominic Fedee, Tuesday announced the closure of the organisation's offices in the United Kingdom and New...

Grenada to ban importation of e-cigarettes

The Grenada government says it will ban smoking in public spaces as well as restrict the use and sale of electronic cigarettes on the...

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