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Antigua Observer:-  The Bank of Nova Scotia has been stopped from proceeding with any sale of its operations in Antigua and Barbuda until an application is made to the Government and approval given. Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister, Gaston Browne, also wants assurances that local banks will be given priority to purchase Scotiabank’s operations in Antigua, […]

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By Christopher Famous Recently, I was having a conversation with a friend in relation to the midterm elections that were going on in the United States. They asked me my predictions. My reply was as follows: “Political consultants will continue to make big money from both winning and losing campaigns.” I then asked them their […]

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Antigua Observer:–  An air ambulance that was set to do a medical evacuation of Michael Browne,  minister of education, developed a problem at the airport this afternoon, thus it was unable to fly him out of the country for care. The minister was transported to the V.C. Bird International Airport in an ambulance around 2:15 p.m. […]

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By Rebecca Theodore Is there an immediate life line for the lives of the more than 40 million people that now lie in peril in the Caribbean? In no uncertain terms, the ravaging effects of climate change in the Caribbean are rapidly changing the relationship between people and their environment. If for anything, climate change […]

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Dear Sir: As a JP, I assisted one young lady who was born in The Bahamas to Haitian parents with a citizenship application. She was granted Bahamian citizenship in reasonable time. I hear folks (who were born here to foreign parents) say that they have been waiting for years for a reply to their citizenship […]

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Dear Sir: The private sector in Jamaica appears to be hoarding its capital in stocks and foreign exchange accounts instead of massive reinvestment in the economy, leaving the government no choice but to turn to the Jamaican Diaspora to pick up the slack without giving them the right to vote. Since 1976, total household consumption […]

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Dear Sir: Shrimp trawling is regarded as the most unsustainable fishing practice. It decimates everything in its path leaving behind a marine desert. Illegal shrimp trawlers are once again openly violating and destroying the protected areas of the North Coast, which are east of Saut D’eau Island and west of Saut d’Eau island at a […]

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Dear Sir: The moves to restructure both Petrotrin and now TSTT into organisations that are economic efficient, profitable and competitive – but in doing so many will lose their jobs – have split the commentators into two camps. One of these sees that state enterprises should be run efficiently, profitably and not depend on government […]

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ST JOHN’S, Antigua — International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive David Richardson has congratulated Cricket West Indies for a fantastic ICC Women’s World T20 2018 that saw unprecedented attendances across three venues. “On behalf of the ICC, I would like to congratulate Cricket West Indies for organising a tournament that proved to be a celebration […]

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