Crime & Police 

Business Woman Charged With Human Trafficking

Police have formally charged Cheryl Thompson of Paradise View, the owner and proprietor of Jam Dung Night Club with four counts of Human Trafficking. The alleged offences occurred between November 30th, 2017 and February 9th, 2018. In the early hours of Saturday morning, a joint operation was conducted on two separate establishments, which included Jam Dung Night Club. Thompson, among others were arrested and taken into custody and questioned in connection with allegations of Human Trafficking. Several persons, who were deemed to be potential victims of human trafficking were also…

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Climate Change Development Economic Environment Foreign Affairs 

Antigua and Barbuda and UAE to collaborate on Green Barbuda Project

Prime Minister the Hon. Gaston Browne, who is on a visit to the United Arab Emirates, on Monday held a bilateral discussion with His Excellency Dr. Thani Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment for the United Arab Emirates   During the meeting, Minister Al Zeyoudi thanked Prime Minister Browne for his participation in the World Government Summit, and offered his concern to the Government and People of Antigua and Barbuda regarding the devastation caused by hurricane Irma.   Prime Minister Browne thanked Minister Al Zeyoudi for his…

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Development Economic Politics 

PM Hosts Successful Talks with Shell Company

Prime Minister Gaston Browne recently hosted a courtesy visit from the top Management of Shell US Trading Company.   The Shell team comprised Pierre Tardiff, Manager, Americas Fuel Oil Trading, Brian Conover, Account Manager Americas, Melanie Kunnecke, Fuel Oil Operations Manager, Samuel Gorgen, Fuel Oil Trader, Americas and David Keene, Caribbean Marine Technical Advisor.   Also in attendance at the meeting was the CEO of the West Indies Oil Company Limited Gregory Georges; Chief Operations Officer, Sharon Thomas; and Chief Financial Officer, Carton Bramble.   The visit came on the…

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