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  1. Love and longing at the RecRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Cricketer International

    ... with sponsor logos, is all light and noise and teenage hopes and aspirations. It's Carnival time in Antigua and Barbuda, and tonight's main event is Teen Splash, a talent pageant for boys and girls from schools all around the country. The turf that ...

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  2. Controversial Cayman Islander joins executive of regional football unionRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    ... football arena tainted by corruption scandals. During the CFU elections on Saturday, Gordon Derrick from Antigua and Barbuda was re-elected president for a second term, but he is currently at the centre of a financial scandal of his own. CONCACAF ...

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  3. CDB unveils new programme to assess poverty in the CaribbeanRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    ... will be provided. The new enhanced country poverty assessment programme will support: Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; The Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; British Virgin Islands; Cayman Islands; Dominica; Grenada; Guyana; Haiti; Jamaica; Montserrat, St ...

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  4. Antigua-Barbuda to revive online gaming dispute negotiations with USRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    ... Now contributor ST JOHN'S, Antigua -- In a national broadcast on Monday night, the prime minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Gaston Browne, announced that negotiations will be recommenced as soon as possible with relevant US agencies in an attempt to ...

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  5. CommentsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Trinadad Express

    ST. JOHN'S, Antigua, Jul 26, CMC - The Antigua and Barbuda government says it has dismissed a proposal by the United States to end their long running dispute over internet gaming and said Washington now owes the island in excess of US$200 million. Prime Minister Gaston Browne in a radio and television broadcast to the nation on Monday night, said that the twin island cannot be deprived of the money owed to it and is adopting a new strategy in a bid to recover the funds.

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  6. Femtocells: Shipments, Revenue, Market Share and Growth by Vendor,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SBWire

    Driven by the growing demand for in-building coverage and high speed mobile broadband access, the femtocells industry saw over 2.6 Million unit shipments in 2011, accounting for revenues for over 320 Million USD and live deployments with over 40 operators. Q4\'2011 alone saw 92 Million USD in revenue and 0.8 Million unit shipments.

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  7. No More Free LIAT Ride, Mr ChastanetRead the original story

    Yesterday | WINN FM 98.9

    ... of Barbados, in particular, and also St Vincent and the Grenadines, Dominica and, to some extent, Antigua and Barbuda have collectively made a substantial contribution to keeping LIAT in the air for the benefit of the region. It is simply not fair ...

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  8. Bandleader calls for T-Shirt Mas' to be banned on Carnival Monday and TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WINN FM 98.9

    Vice President of the Antigua & Barbuda Mas' Association Barry Thomas is calling on the Festivals Commission to ban t-shirt style mas' on the road for Carnival Monday and Tuesday. "T-shirt is not no mas'; there is nothing called t-shirt mas, it is a t-shirt jam.

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  9. ECCB Governor "not concerned" about $10 Million In LossesRead the original story

    Yesterday | WINN FM 98.9

    Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank , Timothy Antoine has assured the public across the region that there is "no immediate concern" over the $10 million in losses recorded for 2016, arguing that yearly losses are reducing. Antoine also advised that the ECCB is not a profit making institution, and therefore the losses are not as alarming as they may seem at first glance.

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  10. UN committee grants CPJ accreditationRead the original story

    Monday | CPJ Press Freedom Online

    ... and three were not present. The full list of votes is below. Afghanistan - yes Algeria - abstain Antigua and Barbuda - yes Argentina - yes Australia - yes Bangladesh - abstain Belgium - yes Botswana - not present Brazil - yes Burkina Faso - abstain ...

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  11. Development Bank launches programme to tackle poverty in the CaribbeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Gleaner

    ... other Caribbean countries in improving their capacity to measure poverty. The OECS groups the islands of Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, St Kitts-Nevis, Anguilla and the British Virgin Islands.

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  12. UN womens rights experts issue findings on Philippines, Myanmar,...Read the original story

    Monday | PressReleasePoint

    ... to date by 189 States. The Committee will next meet from 24 October to 18 November in Geneva to review Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bhutan, Burundi, Canada, Estonia, Honduras, Netherlands, and Switzerland. More ...

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  13. OECS ministers concerned about impact of de-riskingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Trinidad Guardian

    ... paying for education, medicines and healthcare in general and even in terms of importing food. "In Antigua and Barbuda's case, 90 per cent of what we consume is actually imported and 80 per cent of that comes from the United States. So if we're ...

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  14. Letter: Did the IMF drink the Comrade's Kool-Aid?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Caribbean News Now!

    ... and the data in Figure 1 where they compare SVG's tourism growth to that of the other ECCU members (Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, and Grenada). Figure 1. The IMF's Summary of ECCU Member Tourist Arrivals, 2004-2015 (p. ...

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  15. Saharan dust impedes hurricane activity in the regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Caribbean News Now!

    ... over Western Africa in the Sahara Desert and gets blown into the Atlantic Ocean by easterly winds. The Antigua and Barbuda Meteorological Services, which has weather forecasting responsibilities for the British Virgin Islands, explained that the ...

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  16. Ashwin spins India to crushing first-Test victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | The Peninsula

    India cricketer Ravichandran Ashwin celebrates his 100th run during day two of the cricket test match between West Indies and India July 22, 2016 at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in St John's, Antigua. / AFP / DON EMMERT North Sound, Antigua and Barbuda: Ravichandran Ashwin completed a magnificent all-round performance with seven wickets to bowl India to a crushing victory by an innings and 92 runs on the fourth day of the first Test against the West Indies in Antigua on Sunday.

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  17. Here's what Viv Richards has to say about Kohli's inningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Rediff.com

    ... watching the India Test skipper's innings. "I think it's very special and for those of us here in Antigua and Barbuda (too), who appreciate seeing good knocks and seeing good batsmen perform," he said. "Those who weren't here missed something, but I ...

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  18. 15-y-o Jamaica defender demonstrates maturity in Under-17 backlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Jamaica Observer

    ... of the tournament last Friday, Jamaica defeated Guyana 4-1, then followed that up with a 3-1 win over Antigua and Barbuda on Sunday and 9-0 blowout of hosts USVI. Winning was always a part of Edwards' plan, but giving up goals was not. "I think ...

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  19. Kohli's double ton against WI is magnificent, hails VivRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | CricketCountry.com

    ... when the field is named after him, he said, "I think it's very special and for those of us here in Antigua and Barbuda [too], who appreciate seeing good knocks and seeing good batsmen perform. Those who weren't here today missed something, but I saw ...

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  20. Kissing my turf... It's really heavy stuff, hails RichardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Telegraph

    North Sound : "First double hundred and in Antigua... Then, kissing my Stadium's turf... Oh, it's heavy stuff, really heavy stuff maan..." Sir Viv Richards couldn't have been more effusive in hailing India's Test captain Virat Kohli, who sent records tumbling at the facility which bears his name. Making himself a cup of tea in the second session, Sir Viv told The Telegraph: "You know what, Kohli made such an emotional gesture... "Kissing the Antigua turf, wow maan wow.

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