Antigua and Barbuda

West Indies pull off shock win over India

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West Indies pull off shock win over India

- North South, Antigua and Barbuda: West Indies captain Jason Holder led from the front with a five-wicket haul as his side snatched an 11-run win over India in the fourth one-day international in Antigua on Sunday. India came into the match at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium leading 2-0 in the series and set a modest target of 190 to maintain their unbeaten run in this short campaign
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West Indies beat India in fourth one-day international

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West Indies beat India in fourth one-day international

- NORTH SOUND, Antigua and Barbuda: West Indies captain Jason Holder led from the front with a five-wicket haul as his side snatched an 11-run win over India in the fourth one-day international in Antigua on Sunday (Jul 2). India came into the match at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium leading 2-0 in the series and set a modest target of 190 to maintain their unbeaten run in this short campaign
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Tags: Cricket |  One Day International | 
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Itaipava ocultou US$ 70 milhões no Caribe, afirma delator à Lava-Jato

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Itaipava ocultou US$ 70 milhões no Caribe, afirma delator à Lava-Jato

- A Operação Lava-Jato investiga o destino de US$ 70 milhões atribuídos aos donos da cervejaria Itaipava em uma conta nas pequenas ilhas de Antígua e Barbuda, no Caribe. Segundo o delator Olívio Rodrigues Júnior, que abria e controlava contas secretas da Odebrecht, o dinheiro foi usado para comprar imóveis no paraíso caribenho. Olívio, como é conhecido, afirmou que o valor estava escondido em nome da offshore Legacy International, no banco Antigua Overseas Bank (AOB)
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FIFA ethics panel pursues corruption case against Derrick - Football

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FIFA ethics panel pursues corruption case against Derrick - Football

- ZURICH (Reuters) - FIFA ethics watchdogs have opened formal proceedings against Caribbean soccer official Gordon Derrick in a corruption investigation, they said on Friday. Investigators have recommended a ban of at least four years and a fine of at least 15,000 Swiss francs (11,799.19 pounds) against Derrick, who is president of the Caribbean Football Union and general secretary of the Antigua and Barbuda Football Association, the ethics panel said in a statement
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Grenada’s International Triathlon July 9

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Grenada’s International Triathlon July 9

- de Spice Events, organiser of Grenada’s biggest triathlon, has announced Tri de Spice 2017 will be held on Sunday 9 July at Port Louis Marina. The triathlon attracts hundreds of triathletes from the USA, the UK, Germany, Canada, Guadeloupe, Antigua & Barbuda, Barbados and Trinidad & Tobago. From ‘Sprint Triathlon’ to the ‘Try-a-Tri’, there are several races to accommodate all ages and abilities
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US Embassy Hosts Entrepreneurship Program in the Eastern Caribbean

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US Embassy Hosts Entrepreneurship Program in the Eastern Caribbean

- The US Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS is pleased to host a travelling program focused on entrepreneurship. The program travelled to Antigua and Barbuda, Grenada, and Barbados, and targeted entrepreneurship students at the tertiary level, and young entrepreneurs. At each engagement, the film, ‘Generation Startup’ was screened, and the Embassy was thrilled to have on hand, young American entrepreneur Dextina Booker, one of the women featured in the film
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Locatarios cierran mercado de Antigua Guatemala

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Locatarios cierran mercado de Antigua Guatemala

- La manifestación se debe a que, según los comerciantes, la Municipalidad de la ciudad colonial pretende aumentar la tarifa de arrendamiento de los locales comerciales y otras disposiciones, las que a su criterio atenta contra su economía. Además, exigen la renuncia de Rafael Quintanilla, administrador del lugar, a quien señalan de no asumir sus responsabilidades. Estas son las exigencias de los arrendatarios del mercado municipal de La Antigua. @prensa_libre @Guatevision_tv pic
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Places: Antigua and Barbuda |  Guatemala |  Sacatepéquez |  Antigua | 

Playboy retorna a su antigua y exitosa estrategia

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Playboy retorna a su antigua y exitosa estrategia

- Los responsables de Playboy se arrepintieron de la radical decisión de eliminar los desnudos de su publicación y ahora revertirán la medida, para volver a las capturas explícitas en su próximo número. El jefe creativo de la revista e hijo de Hugh Hefner, Cooper Hefner, publicó un imagen en Twitter en la que explicó la "nueva" dirección que tomará la publicación, a la vez que admitió que fue un error
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Developing Resilient Marine Economies: UK supports Small Island Developing States in the Commonwealth Caribbean

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Developing Resilient Marine Economies: UK supports Small Island Developing States in the Commonwealth Caribbean

- Leading marine experts from the Caribbean and the UK have joined up this week at a 3-day workshop aiming to support the sustainable growth of marine economies in the region. In the Caribbean region, Antigua and Barbuda, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St Lucia and St Vincent and the Grenadines are set to benefit from the Commonwealth Marine Economies (CME) programme workshop. The marine workshop, hosted by the British High
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Tres personas fueron heridas de bala en calle antigua a Tonacatepeque

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Tres personas fueron heridas de bala en calle antigua a Tonacatepeque

- Víctimas fueron trasladadas a un centro asistencial y por el momento se desconoce su estado de salud El ataque fue cometido por dos sujetos que se conducían en una motocicleta. | Foto por Marlon Hernández. Por Lissette Ábrego Tres personas heridas de bala dejó como resultado un ataque armado perpetrado en la calle antigua a Tonacatepeque, en las cercanías del Centro Escolar 14 de Diciembre, Soyapango. De acuerdo con las
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  • 60 years of Carnival: How Antigua keeps tradition alive
    60 years of Carnival: How Antigua keeps tradition alive

    , bbc.co.uk

    In a former shop wedged among the candy-coloured buildings of St John's, artisans armed with glue guns and wire, sequins and scissors, are at work to the beat of an infectious soca rhythm. Haughty-looking mannequins bear the fruits of their labour, a kaleidoscopic array of costumes ready to transform the streets of Antigua's capital into a vibrant spectacle during August's Carnival parades
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Politics & Government

  • Three Opposition politicians in Antigua on corruption charges
    Three Opposition politicians in Antigua on corruption charges

    , caribbean360.com

    Submit. ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Wednesday June 1, 2016 – The leader of the main opposition United Progressive Party (UPP) Harold Lovell and two other former ministers have been charged with corruption in connection with three buses donated to the former administration. Lovell, along with former education minister Senator Dr. Jacqui Quinn-Leandro and former health minister Wilmoth Daniel have been summoned to appear in court next Wednesday on charges of larceny,
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Sports

  • West Indies pull off shock win over India
    West Indies pull off shock win over India

    , gulfnews.com

    North South, Antigua and Barbuda: West Indies captain Jason Holder led from the front with a five-wicket haul as his side snatched an 11-run win over India in the fourth one-day international in Antigua on Sunday. India came into the match at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium leading 2-0 in the series and set a modest target of 190 to maintain their unbeaten run in this short campaign
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Business

  • US Embassy Hosts Entrepreneurship Program in the Eastern Caribbean
    US Embassy Hosts Entrepreneurship Program in the Eastern Caribbean

    , nowgrenada.com

    The US Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS is pleased to host a travelling program focused on entrepreneurship. The program travelled to Antigua and Barbuda, Grenada, and Barbados, and targeted entrepreneurship students at the tertiary level, and young entrepreneurs. At each engagement, the film, ‘Generation Startup’ was screened, and the Embassy was thrilled to have on hand, young American entrepreneur Dextina Booker, one of the women featured in the film
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    Categories: Business | 
    Places: Caribbean |  Antigua and Barbuda |  Grenada | 

Society & Culture

  • FIFA ethics panel pursues corruption case against Derrick - Football
    FIFA ethics panel pursues corruption case against Derrick - Football

    , thestar.com.my

    ZURICH (Reuters) - FIFA ethics watchdogs have opened formal proceedings against Caribbean soccer official Gordon Derrick in a corruption investigation, they said on Friday. Investigators have recommended a ban of at least four years and a fine of at least 15,000 Swiss francs (11,799.19 pounds) against Derrick, who is president of the Caribbean Football Union and general secretary of the Antigua and Barbuda Football Association, the ethics panel said in a statement
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Education

  • Teacher in Antigua Charged with Attempted Murder of Student; Union Begs For Less Severe Charge
    Teacher in Antigua Charged with Attempted Murder of Student; Union Begs For Less Severe Charge

    , caribbean360.com

    A secondary school teacher in Antigua is facing an attempted murder charge after allegedly striking a student in the head with a rock. But the Antigua & Barbuda Union of Teachers (A&BUT) is asking police to review the charge, contending that it is too severe given the circumstances of the incident. Vendiz Charles, a 26-year-old Physics teacher at the Clare Hall Secondary School, was granted EC$10,000 (US$3,703) bail by the
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Travel & Recreation

  • Antigua Guatemala rolls out the flower carpet for Easter
    Antigua Guatemala rolls out the flower carpet for Easter

    , siouxcityjournal.com

    ANTIGUA GUATEMALA, Guatemala (AP) — The rising sun hasn't lit up the cobblestone streets of this colonial city yet, but people of all ages are busy covering them with brightly colored sawdust mosaics and carpets made of flowers and fruits. Many have worked overnight on these elaborate masterpieces that will disappear in a couple of minutes under the feet of dozens of men carrying in procession a 3-ton religious float
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Law & Crime

  • Saying "Terrorist" And "Bomb" Lands LIAT Passenger In Police Custody
    Saying "Terrorist" And "Bomb" Lands LIAT Passenger In Police Custody

    , caribbean360.com

    Submit. ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Monday August 8, 2016 – A man is in police custody after being taken off a LIAT flight at the V.C Bird International Airport, over remarks he made to an air hostess. Neither the police nor LIAT has disclosed the name of the passenger. But the man is a French national who boarded the plane in Barbados and was destined for Guadeloupe. The incident occurred
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Science & Nature

  • Antigua-Barbuda PM calls for immediate intervention on climate change with US president-elect

    , caribbeannewsnow.com

    Prime Minister Gaston Browne speaking in Marrakech MARRAKECH, Morocco -- Prime minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Gaston Browne speaking at a high-level meeting of the 22nd Session of the Conference of Parties (COP22) in Marrakech, Morocco, called on all government and special groupings in the United Nations to commence discussions with the incoming Donald Trump administration in the United States on climate change. “If the United States waivers in
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