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  1. Canadian to run for top CONCACAF postRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | DurhamRegion.com

    The head of the Canadian Soccer Association is running for president of CONCACAF, the scandal-ridden governing body of soccer in North and Central America and the Caribbean. Victor Montagliani is looking to clean up CONCACAF, whose last three presidents have been caught up in FIFA's corruption scandal.

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  2. Victor Montagliani, Canada Soccer boss, to run for CONCACAF presidency read commentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CBC News

    Victor Montagliani, seen here in December 2014 in Ottawa, will run for CONCACAF presidency. The organization's interim president was arrested in Switzerland in December of 2015.

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  3. No successor as Haiti's president steps downRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Echo

    ... a constitutional vacuum created by the absence of an elected President to replace Mr Martelly", said Antigua and Barbuda Ambassador Sir Ronald Sanders, who is the Chair of the Permanent Council of the OAS. In 2004, when the elected president ...

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  4. Agreement reached for transitional government in HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Caribbean News Now!

    ... landmark agreement and attended the official signing at the Presidential Palace. Head of the mission, Antigua and Barbuda Ambassador Sir Ronald Sanders, who is also chairman of the Permanent Council of the OAS, said, "We wish the stakeholders every ...

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  5. Less polluted nations most vulnerable to climate changeRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | Newkerala.com

    ... of the most vulnerable countries are African and small island nations like Maldives, Mauritius, Fiji and Antigua and Barbuda. These countries are exposed to serious environmental change such as oceanic inundation or desertification. They are also ...

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  6. Judge: US citizen serving as foreign diplomat can face trialRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... a million dollars in bribes from Chinese businessmen to be given to John Ashe, a former diplomat from Antigua and Barbuda who served in the largely ceremonial post as head of the 193-nation assembly from September 2013 to September 2014. Ashe, who ...

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  7. Artisan Business Group Announces 2016 China-Caribbean Investment and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | PRWeb

    ... only behind the United States. Investments from China are exploring Caribbean islands of Puerto Rico, Antigua and Barbuda, Haiti, Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Dominica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Trinidad and Tobago, Bahamas, and Saint Lucia as ...

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  8. Suspended UN diplomat will not be able to claim immunity in US bribe caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Raw Story

    ... with an alleged scheme to pay $1.3 million in bribes to John Ashe, a former U.N. ambassador from Antigua and Barbuda and one-time U.N. General Assembly president. The ruling came as prosecutors weigh whether to bring further charges against Ashe, ...

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  9. Antigua-Barbuda 'changes the game' in spectrum regulationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Caribbean News Now!

    ST JOHN'S, Antigua -- In the rapidly changing world of telecommunications, the government of Antigua and Barbuda has "changed the game" by implementing a telecommunications management system that now allows their regulatory authority, the Antigua and Barbuda Telecommunications Division , to automate the oversight required in the constantly evolving telecommunications sector. The innovative software manages the myriad of operational duties simultaneously that ABTD is mandated to perform when protecting and enforcing the licensed use of spectrum across the nation.

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  10. Suspended U.N. diplomat lacks immunity from U.S. b...Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | WHTC

    ... with an alleged scheme to pay $1.3 million in bribes to John Ashe, a former U.N. ambassador from Antigua and Barbuda and one-time U.N. General Assembly president. The ruling came as prosecutors weigh whether to bring further charges against Ashe, ...

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  11. The Zika virus is putting thousands of women in an impossible situationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... for specific reasons - like saving the life of the mother, or if the baby was the result of rape - in Antigua and Barbuda, Brazil, Dominica, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Venezuela, Argentina, Bahamas, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Grenada, ...

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  12. OAS mission says stakeholder discussions in Haiti at a delicate stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... with the imminent departure from office of President Michel Martelly on February 7". Head of mission, Antigua and Barbuda ambassador and chairman of the OAS Permanent Council, Sir Ronald Sanders, revealed on Wednesday that the OAS mission has met ...

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  13. United States v. Dilean Reyes RiveraRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | FindLaw

    ... the course of the scheme, the Reyes-Riveras also operated other entities, incorporated in Puerto Rico, Antigua and Barbuda, and Florida, in order to conduct businesses similar to GRT. In 2005, Reyes-Rivera, on behalf of one of these entities, WR4 ...

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  14. Antigua and Barbuda provides full day of sessions and activities for the travel and tourism tradeRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | World News Report

    ST. JOHN'S, ANTIGUA, January 19, 2016 / EINPresswire.com / -- Showcase Antigua and Barbuda attracts over 50 major tour operators from North America, Europe and the United Kingdom, providing an amazing opportunity for tour operators worldwide to converge, discuss business partnerships directly with hotel owners from the region. The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority with the Antigua Hotels and Tourist Association is hosting the third annual "Showcase Antigua Barbuda," on Saturday, May 21, 2016, in St. John's, Antigua, with registration and welcome reception on May 20. This is following upon the previous two successful years for the travel industry business-to-business event.

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  15. OAS delegation welcomes constructive discussions in HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... of American States (OAS) to Haiti, headed by the chair of the Permanent Council, ambassador of Antigua and Barbuda, Sir Ronald Sanders, arrived in Port-au-Prince on Sunday. The mission has so far met President Michel Martelly and senior members of ...

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  16. LIAT Offers Vision Screening For Maintenance StaffRead the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | WINN FM 98.9

    ST. JOHN'S, Antigua, February 01, 2016 - LIAT, The Caribbean Airline, is collaborating with Antigua-based Optometrist Dr. Jillia Bird to offer their annual vision screening for the company's Engineers and Mechanics. As the launch of the vision screening programme, being spearheaded by the Maintenance and Engineering Department, comes mere weeks ahead of the start of the annual World Glaucoma Week, the Maintenance and Engineering Department has extended the programme to address the glaucoma issue.

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  17. Jahraldo-Martin extends Brisbane Road stayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Newham Recorder

    ... Ian Hendon departed after that defeat, new player-manager Kevin Nolan has been impressed with the Antigua and Barbuda international. He scored his first professional goal in the Football League during the O's 2-0 success at Wycombe Wanderers and was ...

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  18. PM calls for swift action to stop zika virus entering Antigua-BarbudaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Caribbean News Now!

    ST JOHN'S, Antigua -- Twelve government officials and two managers from a regional airline were invited to Cabinet on Friday to address the challenge posed by the zika virus, and the implementation of the national plan of defence, which the Antigua and Barbuda government articulated a week ago. The outbreak of the zika virus in the hemisphere has generated a great deal of anxiety throughout the Caribbean and the Americas, since the virus threatens to undermine development, while causing many families great distress.

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  19. OAS Chairman says the Organisation faces "existential threat"Read the original story

    Sunday Jan 31 | Bajan Reporter

    Chairman of the Permanent Council of the Organisation of American States , Sir Ronald Sanders, stated the organisation is now facing a " serious existential threat ". The Antigua and Barbuda Ambassador, who was chairing the first meeting of the Permanent Council for 2016, said that he was " deeply concerned about the financial health of the Organisation " and " profoundly anxious about its capacity to continue to operate and to serve the interests of the people of its 34 member states ".

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  20. TD missed 'warning signs' about notorious fraudster, lawsuit allegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | The Globe and Mail

    ... Bank. Mr. Stanford, now 65, was once known as Sir Allen, after he was knighted in his adopted home of Antigua and Barbuda, before his title was revoked. He was supposed to be running what appeared to be a staggeringly successful private offshore ...

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