• Photo of Vivica Fox to host 2014 World Travel Awards in Anguilla

    Vivica Fox to host 2014 World Travel Awards in Anguilla

    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 event among an exciting array…

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  • CARICOM After School Activity Programme (ASAP) workshop kicks off in Anguilla

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     The first of a series of workshops in preparation for the implementation of the pilot project for the CARICOM After School Activity Programme (ASAP) began on Monday in Anguilla. The workshop which is being implemented by the Caribbean Sport and Development Agency was attended by twenty one persons consisting of teachers, coaches, sports administrators,…

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  • OECS environmental ministers to meet in Anguilla next week

    THE VALLEY, Anguilla, CMC – Ministers of Environment and Sustainable Development from the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) will meet here later this week to discuss environmental issues affecting the nine-member grouping. The October 3 meeting will allow for the sub-region to also build on the green economy workshop held earlier this year and which examined streamlining environmental issues…

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  • ECCB takes control

    THE VALLEY, Anguilla, CMC – The St. Kitts-based Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) says it has assumed control of two indigenous banks in Anguilla noting the move is designed to ensure the stability of the banking system in the entire Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU). ECCB Governor Sir Dwight Venner in a statement confirmed that the operations of the Caribbean…

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  • Second LIAT ATR arrives in Antigua

    ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Another ATR 72-600 aircraft has been received by LIAT. The 68-seater plane arrived in Antigua yesterday at 2:45 pm, a little over three weeks after the first one arrived at the VC Bird International Airport. Six more ATRs will be introduced into LIAT’s fleet and delivery is expected to be complete within a few months.

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  • Europe providing assistance to Anguilla

    THE VALLEY, Anguilla, CMC – The Europe Union Ambassador to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean Mikael Barfod has held talks with Chief Minister Hubert Hughes and Governor William A. Harrison ahead of the disbursement of EC$13.3 million (One EC dollar = US$0.37 cents) under the island’s Medium Term Economic Strategy (MTES). The EU is providing an overall aid package of…

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  • Former minister to re-appear in court in May

    THE VALLEY, Anguilla, CMC – Former home affairs minister Walcott Richardson is due to re-appear in court on May 10 on two charges of indecent assault. Richardson, who resigned from the Hubert Hughes administration last month, has been granted EC$110,000 (One EC dollar = US$0.37 cents) bail. In announcing his resignation last month, Richardson said he felt “in the current…

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