ANTIGUA

Antigua & Barbuda travel guide

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Expert guide to Antigua An essential guide to Antigua and Barbuda, including the best attractions, hotels, restaurants and bars, chosen by our expert James Henderson. Why go? Antigua is the archetypal Caribbean island – sun-drenched, fringed with dazzling white sand and set by a warm jade and aquamarine sea. There are some excellent hotels, and Read More

Antigua and Barbuda: getting there

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Expert guide to Antigua An insider’s guide to getting to Antigua, including advice on flights, tours and taxis. By James Henderson, Telegraph Travel’s Antigua expert. Getting there Antigua VC Bird International in Antigua (ANU) is the main airport for flights from Britain to north-eastern Caribbean (Antigua serves other islands in the area including Montserrat, Nevis, Read More

Call for Antigua & Barbuda to lower the speed limit

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The head of the Traffic Department, Superintendent Leonard Cabral, is in support of the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO), which has called for Caribbean countries to legislate lower speed limits. According to PAHO, 17 countries in the Americas have already set maximum speed limits of less than 50 km per hour, and the body has Read More

Antigua Sailing Week: A golden year

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Winner of The Lord Nelson Trophy, Sergio Sagramoso’s Puerto Rican Melges 32, Lazy Dog © Paul Wyeth/pwpictures.com Steve Carson’s Dehler 33, High Tide won CSA 8 after seven years of trying Clint Brooks’ Bajan TP52 Conviction won CSA 3 overall © Paul Wyeth/pwpictures.com By Louay Habib ST JOHN’S, Antigua — The grand awards ceremony for Read More

Antigua Sailing Week Race Day 4: Discards reshuffle the pack

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Kialoa III and Spirit in CSA © Paul Wyeth/pwpictures.com ST JOHN’S, Antigua — The penultimate day of racing at the 50th edition of Antigua Sailing Week was held in near perfect conditions off the south coast of Antigua. The Caribbean surf and sea state had moderated in comparison to the start of the regatta, but Read More

Antigua Sailing Week Race Day 3: Hotting up in Antigua

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Undefeated in CSA5, Ross Applebey’s Scarlet Oyster © Paul Wyeth/pwpictures.com By Louay Habib ST JOHN’S, Antigua — The third day of racing at the 50th edition of Antigua Sailing Week was once again blessed with glorious conditions. Squally pewter skies cleared shortly after the first warning gun and the breeze slowly woke up as the Read More

Antigua’s Charles Most Successful In Caribbean Invitational Tennis

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Sibley Charles accepts her Girls Main Draw prize from Scotiabank’s Country Manager, Gordon Julien. (Photo courtesy ABTA) Antigua & Barbuda’s Sibley Charles was in fine form over the weekend, winning the Girls Main Draw before teaming up with fellow Antiguan, Brasha Dyer, to take the Girls Doubles of the Caribbean Jr Invitational Tennis Tournament here Read More

Antigua Sailing Week Race Day 2: Buzzing in Antigua

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CSA 1 fleet racing on Fever-Tree day 2 at Antigua Sailing Week © Paul Wyeth/pwpictures.com By Louay Habib ST JOHN’S, Antigua — The second day of racing at the 50th edition of Antigua Sailing Week was blessed with awesome conditions, easterly trade winds pumping solid breeze over the cliffs and through the bays on the Read More

Antigua Sailing Week Race Day 1: Old traditions, new ways

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Sir Richard Matthews’ Humphreys 39, Oystercatcher XXXI win CSA 4 on English Harbour Race Day 1 © Paul Wyeth/pwpictures.com ST JOHN’S, Antigua — Winning skippers on the first day of Antigua Sailing Week included Sir Richard Matthews, taking part in his 37th Antigua Sailing Week and 18-year-old Jules Mitchell, who has never skippered at the Read More

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

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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