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Tag Archives: Anguilla

  1. CARICOM remembers late Anguilla Chief Minister Hubert Hughes as ‘Regionalist’

    CARICOM extended condolences on the passing of the former Anguilla Chief Minister Mr Hubert Benjamin Hughes, who died earlier this month. Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, in a message to Anguilla’s current Premier Dr Ellis Webster, extended the Community’s deepest condolences to Mr Hughes’ wife Norma and the Hughes family, as well as the Government and […]

    May 22, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  2. Anguilla Social Security Board and UWI Open Campus Anguilla Distinguished Lecture

    The Anguilla Social Security Board (ASSB) and The University of The West Indies (UWI) Open Campus Anguilla just held their Distinguished Lecture at the Atlin Noraldo Harrigan Parliamentary Building (House of Assembly). The lecturer was the Attorney General of Anguilla, Dwight Horsford, an alumnus of the UWI. The topic on which he expounded was, ‘Is […]

    November 16, 2020EducationNo comments
  3. EU disburses second Education Tranche of EC$14.3 Million to Anguilla

    The European Union disbursed the second grant assistance tranche of EC$14.3 million (€4.55 Million) to Anguilla for education reform and training under the 11th European Development Fund (EDF) Programme. The assistance is inclusive of an emergency top-up payment of EC$8.8 million (€2.8 Million) additional support to help with recovery following damage from hurricane Irma in […]

    September 17, 2018Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  4. Six Caribbean territories and states eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis

    Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Montserrat and Saint Kitts and Nevis are certified by the World Health Organization (WHO) as having eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis. “This elimination is the result of our strong political commitment to public health and of making the health of mothers, children and families a regional […]

    December 17, 2017Health, Video GalleryNo comments
  5. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson in Barbados to visit Anguilla & BVI

    British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson flew into Barbados late yesterday, and transferred to a military flight directly up to Anguilla. Later this morning, the former Mayor of London will visit the British Virgin Islands before returning to the UK. He will meet Governors of the affected Territories and others who are leading the recovery work, […]

    September 13, 2017Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  6. WANTED: Poems for the New Virgin Islands Book of Poetry, “Where I See the Sun”

    Calling “All poets and spoken word artists from the Virgin Islands (Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Anegada, Jost Van Dyke), including those studying or living abroad, to submit up to five poems” for a new poetry book to be published here by House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP). “Where I See The Sun – Contemporary Poetry in the […]

    December 16, 2015BooksNo comments
  7. Haitians hear Anguillian poet Lexus Ryan perform at CARIFESTA 2015

    Lexus Ryan, one of the poets from the book Where I See The Sun – Contemporary Poetry in Anguilla performed his poetry in Haiti at CARIFESTA 2015, said Jacqueline Sample, president of House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP). Ryan is one of Anguilla’s busiest poets and the edition of Where I See The Sun published by […]

    September 11, 2015CultureNo comments
  8. CWC with Flow Obtains TV Licence in Anguilla

    Cable and Wireless Communications (C&W) which now operates Flow, just announced it secured the broadcast licence to operate TV service in Anguilla. John Reid, President, C&W’s Consumer Group said, “This is welcome news for our customers in Anguilla. Our successful merger with Columbus International Inc has facilitated the acceleration of our expanded portfolio from triple […]

    July 11, 2015Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  9. “Think and Know: Where I See the Sun – Contemporary Poetry in Anguilla” by Faizah Tabasamu

    Refreshment. Revolution. Remembrance. If you think you know the heart of Anguilla, maybe you don’t. This euphonious collection of multigenerational voices in the new anthology Where I See the Sun – Contemporary Poetry in Anguilla (2015) is the buffet readers – both local and international – will enjoy during their morning reflections. It is the […]

    June 24, 2015BooksNo comments
  10. Seaborne and JetBlue to Become Codeshare Partners Across the Caribbean

    Seaborne Airlines and JetBlue Airways, the largest carrier in San Juan, have finalized terms to begin a codeshare marketing relationship, expanding upon the carriers’ successful interline agreement in place since 2013. The codeshare will help facilitate improved connectivity between two of the top airlines in the Caribbean, subject to receipt of all regulatory approvals. “We […]

    May 26, 2015Featured, TravelNo comments
  11. CWC/FLOW PIONEERS USAGE OF DRONE TECHNOLOGY FOR POST HURRICANE SURVEILLANCE IN CARIBBEAN

    As the Caribbean prepares for the upcoming hurricane season, which begins on June 1st, 2015, Cable and Wireless Communications (C&W) has begun to test drone technology that would help expedite network and connectivity restoration in the aftermath of natural disasters such as a hurricane or a tropical storm. The drones would undertake aerial surveillance of […]

    May 23, 2015Nature1 comment
  12. ‘Tales of Bed Sheets’ in Anguilla, 1st Caribbean launch

    The launch of Tales of Bed Sheets and Departure Lounges by Montague Kobbé in Anguilla introduces the author’s newest book to the Caribbean. Kobbé, whose acute literary features appear regularly in The Daily Herald’s WEEKender supplement, is excited about “sharing with the people in Anguilla a different book to the last, where the focus is […]

    May 7, 2015BooksNo comments
  13. Rhoda Arrindell of St Maarten, invited author at Anguilla Literary Festival 2015

    Educator and leading linguist Rhoda Arrindell is one of at least 12 authors, mostly from the USA, invited by the Anguilla Literary Festival to its 4th annual edition on 21-24 May 2015, said her publisher House of Nehesi (HNP). Arrindell will be a panelist on book publishing on May 23. But it’s her new and […]

    May 6, 2015BooksNo comments
  14. Seaborne Airlines to Launch Service between San Juan & Anguilla

    Seaborne Airlines is pleased to announce the addition of non-stop service between San Juan Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU) to Clayton J. Lloyd International airport on the island of Anguilla (AXA), with service starting on April 30, 2015. With the addition of Anguilla, Seaborne will now serve 16 destinations throughout the Caribbean. This is […]

    March 12, 2015TravelNo comments
  15. HBO EXPANDS REACH IN THE CARIBBEAN

    “HBO is proud to announce this expansion with Digicel in the Caribbean, further demonstrating our commitment to the region and signifying another positive step towards establishing legitimate relationships with authorized distributors in these markets,” said Javier Figueras, Corporate Vice President of Affiliate Relations at HBO Latin America. “We are excited for customers to enjoy our […]

    February 5, 2015Technology1 comment
  16. Omari Banks “No Point to Prove” featuring Peetah Morgan

    Omari Banks delivers a timeless classic sound featuring Peetah Morgan of Reggae Royalty Morgan Heritage. Produced by Omari Banks himself “No Point To Prove” features Peetah Morgan and is the lead single from Omari Banks upcoming 2015 “Move On” Deluxe Edition Album. In a release to the media, Omari spoke of the experience of working […]

    February 5, 2015MusicNo comments
  17. Award-Winning Actress Vivica A. Fox Set to Host the 2014 World Travel Awards

    Amid flourishing tourism and a growing reputation as one of the world’s premier travel destinations, Anguilla has been selected to host the 2014 World Travel Awards (WTA) Grand Final, to be held December 7, 2014. Award-winning actress Vivica A. Fox (“Independence Day”, “Batman & Robin,” “Why do Fools Fall in Love“) will headline this prestigious […]

    December 2, 2014TravelNo comments
  18. WANTED: Poems for the New Anguilla Book of Poetry, “Where I See the Sun”

    “All poets and spoken word artists from Anguilla, including those studying or living abroad” are invited “to submit up to five poems” for a new poetry book to be published here by the House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP). “Where I See The Sun – Contemporary Poetry in Anguilla” is the working name for the planned […]

    November 2, 2014BooksNo comments
  19. (UPDATE) GONZALO EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN WHILE IT MOVES THROUGH THE LEEWARDS INTO EARLY MONDAY

    WATCHES AND WARNINGS ——————– CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY? NONE A HURRICANE WATCH AND A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR PUERTO RICO…VIEQUES…CULEBRA…AND THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS. THE GOVERNMENT OF ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA ISSUED A HURRICANE WATCH & TROPICAL STORM WARNING FOR THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS. A HURRICANE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR… * PUERTO RICO…VIEQUES…CULEBRA…AND THE […]

    October 12, 2014NatureNo comments
  20. Caribbean Development Bank’s President made 1st official visit to Anguilla

    Caribbean Development Bank President, Dr. Warren Smith (RIGHT) made his first official visit to Anguilla as president on Friday 22nd August 2014. Dr. Smith met with Chief Minister, Hubert Hughes to share updates on CDB’s focus including energy. They also discussed Anguilla’s developmental priorities.

    August 22, 2014Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  21. (Follow Up) LIAT advises flights Aug. 22 will be disrupted: Anguilla, St Kitts, St Maarten, Tortola & St Thomas

    LIAT wishes to advise that due to a tropical wave in the area, it has been forced to cancel certain flights (tomorrow) August 22. The affected flights are: · LI 521 – Tortola/St. Maarten/St. Kitts · LI 540 – St. Kitts/St. Maarten/St. Thomas · LI 541 – St. Thomas/Anguilla The new routings will be as […]

    August 21, 2014TravelNo comments
  22. Second Edition of “Everybody Paddles” by Charles A. Archer launched at popular Barbadian eatery

    Transplanted Barbadian Charles A. Archer officially launched his new book ‘Everybody Paddles‘ in Barbados, this launch took place at the popular restaurant Tapas, on the South Coast in Hastings, Christ Church. These principles can be applied to communities, churches and families and is essentially about working together to get ahead. The premise of the book […]

    November 27, 2013BooksNo comments
  23. Watch out LIAT? JetSuite Expands Service To The Caribbean – New Routes From Eastern US To Tropical Hot Spots Including Bahamas, Anguilla and Turks & Caicos

    JetSuite, the USA’s fastest growing private jet charter company, has expanded service to include non-stop flights to popular locations in the Caribbean just in time for the holiday travel season. Passengers can now fly non-stop from the east coast to St. Maarten, Anguilla, Turks and Caicos as well as Nassau and Eleuthera in The Bahamas […]

    November 11, 2013TravelNo comments
  24. Dutch Rep Pays Courtesy Call on SXM Airport: Capital Improvement Projects, Departure Fee to BES islands

    The Representative of the Netherlands (VNP) in St. Maarten, Gert Versluis, last Thursday paid a courtesy visit to SXM Airport Managing Director, Regina LaBega. It was his first official visit to the airport. SXM Airport Marketing  Manager, Kalifa Hickinson sat in at the meeting. LaBega briefed the Dutch Representative about the several ongoing Capital Development Projects […]

    April 1, 2013Business, TravelNo comments
  25. EU Ambassador visits Anguilla for country’s Economic Review

    European Union Ambassador to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean Mikael Barfod was on his maiden visit to Anguilla from March 11-13. While in Anguilla Ambassador Barfod met with Chief Minister Hubert Hughes, as well as Governor William A. Harrison, and attended the annual review of the country’s Medium Term Economic Strategy (MTES). The EU is […]

    March 14, 2013Business, TravelNo comments