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Antigua in the Dark

UPP EclipseThere seems to be a total eclipse of the Sunshine Government as darkness falls over Antigua & Barbuda.

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It’s Our Money, Stupid

Our moneySince this topic of the Medical Benefits board's purchase of a property in town arose, I have been thinking

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A Dose of Reality Please

reality doseIt would appear that the United Progressive Party is still punch drunk from the blows suffered during the

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Stop ‘Iffing’ Simon

Can of WormsIn an attempt to clarify former prime minister Lester Bird’s salary gift, Attorney General Justin Simon has

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Fear of What?

KingsHey people, it’s time to get rid of the fear.
There was a time when speaking the truth about politicians was

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Real Low Income Housing Needed

Low income housingThere appears to be a level of skepticism surrounding the proposed housing projects suggested by the

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Two Deputies?

DeputiesWhen Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer downsized his cabinet, no one would have imagined that there would be two

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Somebody Give me an Aspirin

AspirinAntigua and Barbuda’s Leader of the Opposition, Lester Bird, has written to the country’s Accountant

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New Sheriff Or Mockery?

SheriffEver since the police charged opposition leader, Lester Bird, and six of his colleagues, with contravening

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MBS Purchase Needs Clarity

MBSNow we know that the purchase price for the building known as the Hadeed building is not $12 M, but rather

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Who’s Ruling the Highway?

MansoorIt has been said that we live on an information highway. If that’s the case, then one of the most important

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UPP Going Down ALP Road ?

Steep SlopeThe leadership of the United Progressive Party seems to be asleep, or oblivious to what’s happening in the

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The Wild Wild West

CowboyA friend of mine has been trying to convince me that Antigua & Barbuda is not a real place. For some

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Sweet or Irrational Deal?

Irrational dealRecent developments suggested that the media is “looking out” for the people of Antigua & Barbuda.

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Anticipating The Fireworks

Parliament Opposition Leader Lester Bird and his fellow parliamentarians have sounded a clear warning to the nation. It

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Does the Government Care?

Green energyDoes the environment matter ? Around the world, the question would be met with an emphatic ‘yes’.  In

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Watt Was That?

Election 2009Am I reading correctly? Is Chairman of the Antigua & Barbuda Electoral Commission (ABEC) Sir Gerald Watt

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Life in Prison, an Option?

Criminal DeportiesAm I hearing correctly?
In order to curtail the use of marijuana and controlled substances (drugs) on school

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And The Tears Flow

SilencePrior to the 2004 general elections, many persons questioned whether then opposition leader Baldwin Spencer

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Immigration Hypocrisy

ImmigrationI know that I am not the only national who is sick and tired of non-nationals dictating what our immigration

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Is It the FS or Cabinet?

Austerity MeasuresAn internal memo from Financial Secretary (FS) Whitfield Harris to government department heads was recently

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Get Your Priorities Right

Nation pulseIn the midst of the United Progressive Party’s biggest challenge, Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer has taken

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The Price of Poor Choices

ChoicesBe careful of the choices you make, because these decisions may impact your entire future. Just as good

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Questions, Questions

CloudsThe ruling United Progressive Party (UPP) swooped into power in 2004 on a wave of transparency. The UPP’s

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Welcome Cuba, Welcome

Cuba United States President Barack Obama has lifted travel restrictions on Cuban Americans to the Caribbean

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Did the system fail?

Looking for justiceWith the country struggling to cope with an apparent rise in crime, an officer of the court has indicated

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Common Sense Not So Common

Beach footballFor those of you who seem to place a political spin on everything you read, let’s see what you do with this

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Wrong Track, Wrong Direction

SportWithout a doubt, sports administration in Antigua & Barbuda is on the wrong track, and headed in the

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All Ideas Contend

Dirty BeachOkay, the world economy is in shambles, that’s a fact. So when are we as a nation going to stop blaming

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Another MBS Rape?

MBS ScandalImagine it took media reports for the newly constituted board at Medical Benefits to alert the public about

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Something to Ponder

Lester BirdWhy is the former Prime Minister Lester Bird pushing Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer to convene Parliament? 

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To Rent Or Not

For RentWe now know that Minister of Health, Wilmoth Daniel, did not rent a new office for EC$66,666.66 per month.

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Anybody Home?

Wake UpSince the March 12 general elections, when the United Progressive Party emerged winners, it seems like Prime

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CSME Under Attack

DeportationThe idea of a Caribbean Single Market & Economy (CSME) has taken another blow following the deportation

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The Knight’s Crocodile Tears

StanfordI am not at all convinced. Having watched the ABC interview with R Allen Stanford the other night, I could

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Ian 'Magic' Hughes is an Antiguan Journalist.






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