Community 

MAKING MORTGAGES EASY THE CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN WAY

Making it simple by educating customers on the mortgage process is the innovative approach being taken by CIBC FirstCaribbean Bank. In celebration of Mortgage Month, the bank hosted a Mortgage Seminar for 40 clients and potential customers on 27 February at its High Street branch. Clients were exposed to the step–by-step application process for obtaining a mortgage. Presenters included Jacqueline Burton, Manager Mortgage and Loans Centre who spoke of the mortgage requirements and introduced the Banks’s Loans Team, Telly Cornelius, General Manager of the National Housing & Urban Development Unit,…

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Community 

DIGICEL TO CELEBRATE CUSTOMERS BY REWARDING THEM WITH $100,000 IN CASH AND PRIZES

A fresh and exciting campaign has been launched by Digicel, offering customers the opportunity to share $100,000 in cash and prizes. The total communications and entertainment provider has made it very simple for customers to access the promotion, just by simply topping up $20 or more, activating a data plan, paying a Postpaid bill or signing up to a new Postpaid account, they can have the chance to share in the $1000 daily prize and the entry into the draw for the grand prize.    “We have started and will continue to listen to…

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Health 

Flashback to The AIDS Secretariat Valentine’s Day Events

Valentine’s Day is viewed by many as the day of love when those we love often express their love by purchasing special gifts. Those with long pockets may buy that special someone jewelry, while others who are tight with the purse strings or have limited financial means will grab a box of chocolate from the supermarket shelves or some cheap red roses. Love is more than the giving of gifts, it is about showing kindness, commitment and the sharing of vital information with those we hold dear. Our loved ones…

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Community Development 

Government Initiates Social Housing Programme for Vulnerable members of Society

The Government of Antigua and Barbuda under the leadership of Prime Minister the Hon. Gaston Browne, has announced the pending commencement of a US 5 Million-dollar housing project themed “Social Housing.   Prime Minister Browne, while speaking on social protection initiatives during his Budget presentation in January, indicated that as the economy grows, it is imperative that all segments of the economy share in the fruits of the said growth.   The country’s leader said that the social housing project will target the poor and vulnerable in urban communities, with…

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