Sunday, February 16, 2020
Antigua Sailing Week

Ganja in backyards giving children more access

JAMAICA - When 25 students from one local educational institution were asked to do a random drug test two weeks ago, administrators were a...

Pakistani police holding doctor for allegedly spreading HIV

Pakistani police say a court will allow a doctor with HIV and AIDS to remain in police custody for two more days to determine...

2nd case reported of a “Functional Cure” of HIV

By Eleanor Frederick, MSc, MPHReports from the Conference on Retrovirus and Opportunistic Infection (CROI), in Seattle, United States is of the second case of...

Antigua and Barbuda health officials warn of dengue epidemic

Chief Medical Officer Dr Rhonda Sealey-Thomas  has confirmed "an outbreak" of dengue in the country. There has been an increase in cases since August, with...

Breaking the silence on mental health in the Caribbean

Someone you know could be silently suffering from mental illness, but due to fear of stigmatization, he or she does not access mental health...

Meagan Good and Amanda Cerny to jointly host Concert on Plastic Pollution / Play...

The President of the UN General Assembly, María Fernanda Espinosa, along with the Governments of Antigua and Barbuda, and Norway, today welcomed two new...

PAHO Alert: Novel Coronavirus

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) has issued an alert to its member countries on the Novel Coronavirus (nCoV), recommending that “health care workers...

United Nations calls for urgent action to curb the rise in hunger and obesity...

The prevalence of adult obesity in Latin America and the Caribbean has tripled since 1975, affecting one in four adults in a region where...

JCI Antigua donates to the Cancer Center

On Wednesday, Dec. 11, the world joined the Junior Chambers International for their annual JCI Active Citizen Day. JCI Antigua was sure to lead by...

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...