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Foreign Affairs Politics Regional News Tragedy 

PM Browne sends Message of Condolence to Cuban President following fatal plane crash

Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda the Hon. Gaston Browne has sent a message of condolence to the President of the Republic of Cuba, His Excellency Miguel Diaz-Canel following a plane crash in Santiago de las Vegas on Friday last, minutes after takeoff, killing over 100 passengers. In his letter to President Diaz-Canel, Prime Minister Browne said that the loss of life, especially under circumstances like this, is always painful.  “At this time I wish to express my sincerest condolences to the government and the people of the Republic of Cuba for…

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Accident Health Tragedy 

EMS Successfully Execute Daring Rescue Operation Between Wallings Dam and Rendezvous Beach

In what has been described as nothing short of brilliant, the Antigua and Barbuda Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and the Fire Brigade performed a daring rescue operation in the hills between Wallings Dam and Rendezvous Beach on Sunday. According to the EMS Public Relations Officer, Morvin Fiedtkou, three adults and two children under the age of thirteen were making the journey to Rendezvous Beach via Wallings when one of the adults, a female, lost her footing and broke her left ankle. Fiedtkou said the Department got the call at around…

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Police Probe Death of Two Elderly UK Visitors

Police are currently conducting investigations into two separate deaths of two UK visitors, who died suddenly while on island. Around 4 pm on Sunday, 80yrs-old Brian Kelly of the UK was rushed to the Mount St. Johns Medical Center by the EMS, after he suddenly fell ill onboard a cruise ship docked at the Heritage Quay port. He was kept overnight at the hospital for observation; however, he died around 3 am on Monday. Kelly was accompanied by his wife aboard the vessel, which arrived on the island around 7…

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