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News Antigua and Barbuda » People: Gambling Tycoon Calvin Ayre To Open Bitcoin-Funded Resort In Antigua And Offer Bodog Games

News channel or source: https://www.tightpoker.com/news/gambling-tycoon-calvin-ayre-to-open-bitcoin-funded-resort-in-antigua-and-offer-bodog-games-12439/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

While many people have already lost huge sums of money due to the ... the creation of the resort was spurred by his talks with the Government of Antigua and Barbuda, who are currently doubling down on their efforts to develop upscale tourism in the area.

News Antigua and Barbuda » People: Antigua Elections to be Held 'Within Weeks'

News channel or source: https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Antigua-Elections-to-be-Held-WithinWeeks-20180224-0019.html
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

Charlesworth Tabor, an attorney, said “There is nothing preventing” the people of Barbuda from voting on their island, according to the Antigua Observer. “It is not an electronic election where you need internet access and you need electricity.

News Antigua and Barbuda » People: Opposition to proposal for Barbudans to vote in Antigua

News channel or source: https://antiguaobserver.com/opposition-to-proposal-for-barbudans-to-vote-in-antigua/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

the chairman of the Antigua and Barbuda Electoral Commission (ABEC) advising him that the Commission is misinterpreting the law. He noted, “Sir, please be advised that your interpretation of Section 35 of the Representation of the People Amendment Act ...

News Antigua and Barbuda » People: Antigua and Barbuda Move Toward Decriminalizing Marijuana

News channel or source: https://hightimes.com/news/antigua-barbuda-moves-toward-decriminalizing-marijuana/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

In fact, the country recently completed a survey to gauge public opinions on cannabis. It found that 70 percent of people in Antigua and Barbuda support loosening laws against weed. “The use of marijuana is now socially acceptable,” Browne said.

News Antigua and Barbuda » People: Early warning review for Caribbean

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/antigua-and-barbuda/early-warning-review-caribbean
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

“When disasters happen, people have very high expectations from governments ... asked Mr. Dale Destin, Deputy Director of Antigua and Barbuda Met Services. “All communication networks on the island were shut down till 4 pm on the second day, and ...

News Antigua and Barbuda » People: What it’s like to run a country that could be destroyed by climate change

News channel or source: https://www.vox.com/world/2018/2/13/17003008/climate-change-antigua-barbuda-gaston-browne
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Gaston Browne, Antigua and Barbuda’s prime minister ... So far, we’ve had progress in restoring water and electricity; 300 people have returned to Barbuda. We estimate that within six months, we should be able to move back about half the population ...

News Antigua and Barbuda » People: Antigua PM hints at early general election

News channel or source: http://m.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Antigua_PM_hints_at_early_general_election?profile=1228
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

And as the nation anticipates an early election, the ruling Antigua Barbuda Labour Party (ABLP ... and we will be introducing all 17 candidates to the Antiguan and Barbudan people,” he said. A general election is constitutionally due this year.

News Antigua and Barbuda » People: Evacuated after Hurricane Irma, many of the 1,800 people of Barbuda want to go home. But the island is in no shape to take them back

News channel or source: http://www.latimes.com/world/la-fg-global-barbuda-20171009-story.html
Publication date: Sunday 08 October 2017

Days after Irma left, another hurricane seemed poised to strike Barbuda, and all 1,800 people were ordered to evacuate to neighboring Antigua. The second storm missed. But a month later, residents were trickling back to see what they could salvage.

News Antigua and Barbuda » People: St Vincent Government Says No to Cannabis for Personal Use

News channel or source: http://www.caribbean360.com/news/st-vincent-government-says-no-cannabis-personal-use
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

but it won’t be going the route of some other Caribbean countries in allowing people to have small amounts of the drug for personal use. The latest country in the region to head that route is Antigua and Barbuda. Just last week, the House of ...

News Antigua and Barbuda » People: Ukraine signs visa-free deal with Antigua and Barbuda

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-02/07/c_136954102.htm
Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

business ties and people-to-people exchanges between the countries. He said that the signing of the deal is an evidence of establishing an active political dialogue and interaction between Ukraine and Antigua and Barbuda. The visa-free agreement will come ...