Antigua and Barbuda Newswire

Antigua and Barbuda Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Antigua and Barbuda.

Results 1 - 20 of 1,208 in Antigua and Barbuda

  1. OECS Member States Develop Curriculum Framework For ECITRead the original story

    16 min ago | WINN FM 98.9

    Representatives from all Member States of the OECS participating in the OECS Network of Excellence for Tourism and Hospitality Training and Education project assembled in Antigua & Barbuda from February 22 - 23, 2017 to discuss and validate the Curriculum Framework for the proposed Eastern Caribbean Institute of Tourism . The Curriculum Framework is particularly important, as it will serve as a guide to ensure consistency and quality across all Member States in the design and development of any programme offered by ECIT's network of partner institutions.

    Comment?

  2. Tab Ramos on U-20 win: 'We gave them very little if anything at all'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 25 | Soccer America

    Mexico entered the qualifying tournament for the 2017 U-20 World Cup having won the last three Concacaf U-20 Championship titles, in 2011, 2013 and 2015, and hadn't lost a game in the competition since 2009. The last time the USA had beaten Mexico in a competitive U-20 game was in 1986, when the Americans qualified for the 1987 U-20 World Cup, where its squad included Tony Meola , Marcelo Balboa and Jeff Agoos .

    Comment?

  3. T&T beach soccer men finish 7thRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Trinidad Guardian

    Goalscorers Chad Appo, L, and Kevon Woodley celebrate after scoring for T&T during action at the Concacaf Beach Soccer Championship in Nassau Bahamas. Both men each scored a double to guide TT to victory over Jamaica on Sunday.

    Comment?

  4. Confident Mexico U-20s dealt blow by United StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Goal.com

    ... game Marco Ruiz wants his team to show - and that the team put on display in group stage victories over Antigua and Barbuda, Canada and Honduras. In the second half, Ruiz looked to shift the balance in the middle, bringing on Pachuca prospect Pablo ...

    Comment?

  5. United States U20 open next phase of World Cup qualifying against MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Brotherly Game

    With two games to play in the classification stage of the CONCACAF U20 Championship, the United States U20 team will face perhaps its biggest test of the tournament against a team that also happens to be its biggest rival. That would be Mexico , of course, and it's the first meeting between the two countries in the competition since 2013 and the 10th meeting overall.

    Comment?

  6. US Gov't Policy Could Lead To Return Of Skilled LabourRead the original story

    Yesterday | WINN FM 98.9

    One of the founding members of the Caribbean Vulnerable Communities Coalition, Dr Marcus Day, believes the present state of affairs in the United Dr Day, who is also the director of the Caribbean Drug & Alcohol Research Institute in Castries St Lucia, was speaking during OBSERVER media's Big Issues, focused on the US' stricter immigration policy. "What's going on in the United States is actually encouraging people to look at home in a different way, and what opportunities exist here in the Caribbean for people with skillsets," he said.

    Comment?

  7. Antigua-Barbuda explores new airline partnershipsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Caribbean News Now!

    Antigua and Barbuda's delegation discussed airline routes with airline executives at Routes 2017 ST JOHN'S, Antigua -- Antigua and Barbuda tourism and airport officials combined their marketing efforts to attend the tenth Routes Americas Conference in Las Vegas, where earlier this month they met with some of the most influential aviation professionals from across the Americas region. Antigua and Barbuda's delegation worked in collaboration to secure the most efficient way of representing its interests at the conference, which has in the past proved very beneficial.

    Comment?

  8. Tab Ramos' team on roll heading into Mexico U-20 clash; Women's youth head coaches outRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Soccer America

    Tab Ramos ' quest to become the first coach to qualify the USA for three straight U-20 World Cups comes down to games against Mexico on Monday and El Salvador on Friday at the Concacaf U-20 Championship in Costa Rica. After opening with a 1-0 loss to Panama, which went on to win Group B, the USA beat both Haiti and St. Kitts & Nevis by scores of 4-1.

    Comment?

  9. Us sting T&T beach footballersFeb. 24, 2017, 11:44 PM AstRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Trinadad Express

    ... from three victories while T&T ended on six, after solid wins over the US Virgin Islands (4-1) and Antigua and Barbuda (8-1). Last evening, the United States were due to meet Group D runners-up Panama, while in the later quarterfinal, T&T were ...

    Comment?

  10. Antigua-Barbuda's Run in Paradise half-marathon set for May 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Caribbean News Now!

    Visiting runners in the Run in Paradise half-marathon celebrate their finish and display their finishers medals on Antigua's Fort James Beach ST JOHN'S, Antigua --A record number of runners on the international, regional and national running scenes are expected to register by February 28 to receive a special rate for the third annual Run in Paradise, hosted in beautiful Antigua and Barbuda. Run in Paradise, which is set for May 28, 2017, allows runners from around the world the opportunity to explore all that the destination has to offer, with participants treated to a spectacular variety of sights and sounds in Antigua, including the stunning beaches, intimate neighborhoods, rolling hills, and the bustle of energetic St John's city.

    Comment?

  11. GKGI expands to Guyana, TrinidadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Jamaica Observer

    After cementing insurance operations in Antigua, St Vincent, Dominica, St Lucia, and Turks & Caicos, GK's Group CEO Don Wehby told the Jamaica Observer that the company is now hoping to expand its footprint into Belize by year end. GKGI, which rebranded from Jamaica International Insurance Company , began the expansion process some two years ago.

    Comment?

  12. ANSA McAL supports Cuba cultural exchangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Trinidad Guardian

    Robert Hernandez,left, former chairman, of the Success Laventille School Board along with Sharon Balroop,second from left, ANSA McAL Group Corporate Communications Manager; Hamid Baksh, Principal of Success Laventille Secondary School and Ambassador of Cuba to Trinidad and Tobago Guillermo Vazquez Moreno,right,during the cheque handover ceremony in support of the Cuba/Trinidad and Tobago Cultural Exchange which Success Laventille Secondary School is leading The Cuba - Trinidad and Tobago Cultural Exchange project originated in 2016 when Success Laventille Secondary School, through its Success Stars Pan Sounds, accepted an invitation from the Government of Cuba through the Cuban Institute of Music to perform in several musical workshops throughout Cuba.

    Comment?

  13. Kamla tries for last-minute amendmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Trinidad Guardian

    An amendment proposed by Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar to amend the proposed FATCA legislation to allow for people being reported on for alleged breach to be informed before the reporting takes place, was the only remaining contentious point as the Government debated a motion on FATCA in the House of Representatives yesterday. Persad-Bissessar submitted the amendment during her contribution to yesterday's debate on a Government motion to approve the report of the Joint Select Committee on the FATCA legislation in the House of Representatives.

    Comment?

  14. South Zone whips Central to lift Shell U-15 titleRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 23 | Trinidad Guardian

    CHAMPION 2017 Shell Under-15 champions South Zone pose with their trophies at the conclusion of the finals on Wednesday. A brilliant 145-run partnership for the third wicket between Darren Samlal and Kyle Roopchand propelled South Zone to an easy seven-wicket victory over Central in the final of the Shell sponsored Inter Zone Under-15 cricket tournament on Wednesday at the National Cricket Centre in Balmain, Couva.

    Comment?

  15. Antigua-Barbuda to use Windies cricket to increase brand awarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Caribbean News Now!

    ST JOHN'S, Antigua -- Antigua and Barbuda, the official tourism partner of the Windies, will use the upcoming West Indies vs England One Day Internationals on March 3 and March 5 to promote the destination brand. The millions of viewers around the world, who will be watching the games via live streaming and broadcast television, can expect to see local and visiting spectators having a great time at the upcoming cricket events with every opportunity being used to influence viewers to visit Antigua, one of the leading vacation fun spots in the Caribbean.

    Comment?

  16. Canada finishes CONCACAF under-20 championship with win over Antigua and BarbudaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | The Daily Townsman

    Kris Twardek and Shaan Hundal scored for Canada as it finished the CONCACAF men's under-20 championship with a 2-0 win over Antigua and Barbuda on Thursday. It was the first win of the tournament for the Canadians and snapped a six-game losing streak in CONCACAF under-20 championship play.

    Comment?

  17. King leads T&T Beach Warriors to quartersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Trinidad Guardian

    GOALLLLL! T&T's Hakeem King, celebrates his hattrick in the Concacaf Beach Soccer Championship Bahamas, yesterday. PHOTO: LEA WEIL Hakeem King netted a hat-trick as T&T spanked US Virgin Islands 5-1 to become the third team to reach the quarterfinals of the 2017 Concacaf Beach Soccer Championship at the Malcolm Park Beach Soccer Facility, Nassau, Bahamas, yesterday.

    Comment?

  18. Devon Seale goes for monarch repeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Trinidad Guardian

    It is more difficult to defend a title than to win one, and that's why reigning National Calypso Monarch Devon Seale is exclusively focusing all his attention on retaining the title on Sunday night when the final is contested at Dimanche Gras, at the Queen's Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain. His sight set on the prize, Seale decided against participating in tonight's Tuco's KaisoRama Social and Political Commentary category and Extempore competitions.

    Comment?

  19. How to watch Honduras vs Mexico in the 2017 Concacaf U-20 Championship: start time and live streamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Once A Metro

    ... El Tri has swaggered through two games, scoring eight goals and conceding none. A 3-0 win over Antigua and Barbuda was followed by an even more imposing 5-0 win over Canada. Along the way, Ronaldo Cisneros has staked an early claim to the ...

    Comment?

  20. Lara goes to Tobago nextRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Trinidad Guardian

    Brian Lara autographs a bat for two children at the Barataria Oval during the Brian Lara Island Wide Cricket Tour's first game on Saturday. PHOTO: CA-IMAGES Legendary former West Indies batsman Brian Lara is looking to take his cricket caravan to Tobago on March 3, on the eve of his close friend Dwight Yorke's carnival fete, which is carded for March 4. Lara embarked on an Islandwide Cricket Tour festival last weekend in Barataria and from all reports it was very successful.

    Comment?