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Politics 

“I Support the CCJ…”- Lovell Says in Meeting with Attorney General

Attorney General Steadroy ‘Cutie’ Benjamin held discussions with the Leader of the United Progressive Party, Harold Lovell seeking to reach a common understanding with regard to the referendum to replace the Privy Council as the Country’s final Court of Appeal with the Caribbean Court of Justice, the CCJ. As efforts intensify for the public education drive ahead of the November 6th CCJ Referendum, Political leader Harold Lovell rejected the notion that he or any political leader should simply instruct members and supporters to fall in line in matters of constitutional…

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ABEC 

ABEC Clarifies Voter Registration Ahead of November 6th Referendum Date

Press Release: This serves as a reminder that the August 31st deadline which has been announced is for persons who have NEVER registered before and those persons who are still in possession of the old Voter’s ID Cards issued prior to 2013. Additionally, for persons who have registered between 2013 up to present, there is NO NEED to re-register. Persons to whom this is applicable, are encouraged to take advantage of the remaining 10 days to ensure that they get the opportunity to participate in the Referendum on November 6th…

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Sports 

Antigua and Barbuda to Host First International Tennis Tournament

The Antigua & Barbuda Tennis Association is please to be hosting Its first ITF juniors event here in Antigua dubbed the Wadali Bowl. This event takes place from 24th Aug 2018 with the player sign in and concludes on Saturday 1st Sept 2018 with the award ceremony. The Wadadli Bowl in  its first installment will draw over 80 tennis players from countries such as Germany, Netherlands, Brazil, Canada, Bermuda, Bahamas, India, Mexico, Jamaica, St. Lucia,Barbados,Romania, Puerto Rico, Trinidad & Tobago, Curacao, St Vincent and host Country Antigua & Barbuda. The Under 18 events which fields players ranging in…

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Sports 

From Cricket to Netball- Sagicor’s Enforces Make History

The Enforcers, the number one female softball cricket team in Antigua Barbuda entered this year’s annual Antigua Barbuda Netball Association League and emerged with a second-place finish overall, much to the delight of the players and its supporters. In addition to second place overall the team won the 20 and 25 overs championship and narrowly missed the 10 overs championship. Sharon Francis, President of the Enforcers Cricket Club and an Advisor with Sagicor Life Inc, said that she and the team were over the moon with the team’s first-time performance…

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Health Youth 

Dr. Hadeed Engages Camp Girls on Sickle Cell Disease

The Women of Esteem Foundation under the guidance of founder Nikki Phoenix is presently hosting a summer camp for girls aged 7 to 17 called ‘Camp GoGirl’. 120 girls are attending this programme filled to the brim with activities, fun, and learning. Dr. Edda Hadeed, Pediatrician and President of The Antigua and Barbuda Sickle Cell Association, visited the girls for a class about Sickle Cell Disease. The session started with teacher Mrs. Nicholas reading out the book “My friend Jen: a little different” – a picture book written by a…

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Education Human Rights Politics 

Unrelenting Approach to CCJ Referendum Campaign

The committee of stakeholders charged with executing the educational campaign for the Caribbean Court of Justice will begin to intensify its activities shortly. A new and energized group is now sitting before Ambassador Dr. Clarence Henry who is continuing as chair of the committee in an effort to bridge the activities of the previous campaign with this latest exercise. The committee is meeting weekly and the skill sets and resources of its various members will be utilized in getting the message to all interests in Antigua and Barbuda who will…

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