ANTIGUA

CARIBBEAN: Antigua worried at new plans to fund Mexico/US wall

7 months ago Editor Comments Off on CARIBBEAN: Antigua worried at new plans to fund Mexico/US wall
JAMAICA OBSERVER – A senior Antigua government minister says Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries will along with countries in Latin America speak with one voice opposing plans by the United States to target their nationals residing in the North American country to help President Donald Trump build his much touted multi-billion dollar US-Mexico border wall. US Read More

Over 20 Boats Set For Antigua Bermuda Race

7 months ago Editor Comments Off on Over 20 Boats Set For Antigua Bermuda Race
Over 20 boats are scheduled to hit the start line for the 900 nautical mile Antigua Bermuda Race which starts from Antigua on Friday, May 12th. “With 22 entries, including 17 over 50ft and seven Maxis and one SuperMaxi, the sight of the fleet departing for the 900 nautical mile race will be nothing short Read More

Thriller around Antigua

7 months ago Editor Comments Off on Thriller around Antigua
Peters & May Round Antigua Race © Paul Wyeth/pwpictures.com ST JOHN’S, Antigua –The Peters & May Round Antigua Race produced a spectacular match race between two magnificent ocean greyhounds with an unbelievable finish. Sir Peter Harrison’s British ketch Sojana and Jean-Paul Riviere’s French sloop, Nomad IV battled it out for the 52 miles, just a Read More

‘Spirit Of Bermuda’ Wins Awards In Antigua

8 months ago Editor Comments Off on ‘Spirit Of Bermuda’ Wins Awards In Antigua
The Bermuda Sloop Foundation’s Spirit of Bermuda sailed to Antigua to participate in the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta as well as the Antigua to Bermuda Race, and while in Antigua she participated in a gamut of activities, including the Antigua Classic Yacht Week. The vessel and her crew did very well, with Spirit of Bermuda winning Read More

Illini add Antigua to staff, starting to look at Kansas recruit

8 months ago Editor Comments Off on Illini add Antigua to staff, starting to look at Kansas recruit
Close New Fighting Illini basketball coach Brad Underwood speaks at the Statefarm Center on Monday, Mar 20 2017. Ryan Fang Ryan Fang New Fighting Illini basketball coach Brad Underwood speaks at the Statefarm Center on Monday, Mar 20 2017. Illinois basketball has had itself a hectic couple of weeks. A few days ago, the Illini Read More

French nationals detained for illegal fishing in Antigua and Barbuda waters

8 months ago Editor Comments Off on French nationals detained for illegal fishing in Antigua and Barbuda waters
French nationals detained for illegal fishing in Antigua and Barbuda waters | The Montserrat Reporter Posted on 11 April 2017. An ABDF statement said that an estimated 1763.7 pounds of conch and 100 pounds of fish were confiscated during the joint patrol south of Antigua between April 8 and 9 when the two French fishing vessels Read More

CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda told to make laws to save unwanted babies

8 months ago Editor Comments Off on CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda told to make laws to save unwanted babies
ANTIGUA OBSERVER – Antigua & Barbuda is being advised to table laws that would allow parents to anonymously abandon their babies without fear of being criminally pursued. The advice comes from two US-based non-profit organisations mere days after a dead premature baby boy, still attached to his umbilical cord and amniotic sack, was found floating Read More

Antigua Bermuda Race Welcomes ‘Eleonora’

9 months ago Editor Comments Off on Antigua Bermuda Race Welcomes ‘Eleonora’
The Antigua to Bermuda Race  — which starts on Friday 12th May —  is proving popular with a variety of competitors eager to take on the challenge of a true ocean race to Bermuda, the home of the 35th America’s Cup. The fascinating array of yachts, as rich in history as the America’s Cup, has been Read More

Guatemala Mountain Biking: Part One – Antigua Trails

9 months ago Editor Comments Off on Guatemala Mountain Biking: Part One – Antigua Trails
GUATEMALA While the mountain biking in Canada’s Sea to Sky corridor is diverse and amazing, there are times in the year when it’s nice to leave the wet coast. For us, fall shoulder season is from Mid October to Mid November, when the rains come and before the snow falls. It’s a time when you Read More

WINAIR, Air France and KLM teams meet in Antigua

9 months ago Editor Comments Off on WINAIR, Air France and KLM teams meet in Antigua
ST JOHN’S, Antigua — On Tuesday March 7, 2017, WINAIR, Air France and KLM held a joint sales and marketing meeting in Antigua. Presenters were Claudio Buncamper representing WINAIR and Martijn Ten Broecke representing Air France and KLM. The objective was to raise awareness that WINAIR connects Antigua not only to their destinations in the Read More