Accident & Tragedy Crime & Police 

Police Force Mourns the Passing of one of their own

The rank and file of the Royal Police Force of Antigua & Barbuda is mourning the loss of one of its own. Dead is Corporal of Police Ognel Browne of Langfords, who succumbed to injuries he sustained in a traffic collision on the on Friars Hill Road. The incident occurred around 3:00 am on Saturday 3rd March, 2018 in the vicinity of Mount Pleasant Development. Allegations are that while he was driving his Burgundy Hyundai Tucson Motor Jeep, registration # A36567 from south to north on that portion of Friars…

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APUA Politics 

We attach the letter sent to Prime Minister Browne by APUA’s General Manager Esworth Martin

A promise by leader of the Opposition United Progressive Party, Harold Lovell, to reduce the Fuel Variation Charge (FVC) on Electricity by 25%, should his party win the March 21 General Elections, will cripple APUA and plunge the country into darkness. In a solicited response from APUA’s General Manager Esworth Martin to Harold Lovell’s promise during the launch of his party’s election campaign on Sunday night, Mr. Martin wrote to Prime Minister Browne stating that the promise reduction in FVC would have far reaching adverse implications for APUA. “More specifically, the…

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Politics 

Sir McLean “King Short Shirt” Emmanuel Nominates Prime Minister Gaston Browne

Antigua and Barbuda’s most celebrated calypso icon, Sir McLean “King Short Shirt” Emanuel on Monday gave a ringing endorsement of Prime Minister and Candidate for the Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party (ABLP) in the St. John’s City West Constituency, the Hon. Gaston Browne by nominating him to contest the polls on March 21.   The calysonian, who has been in the calypso business for over 56 years and holds 15 local calypso monarch titles, was the Proposer of Prime Minister Browne during his nomination on Monday at the Villa Primary…

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