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CSA MEMBER REPRESENTATIVES AT YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES IN CHINA
August 26th 2014
Caribbean Sailing Association
The CSA wishes each and every one of these talented athletes congratulations on their tremendous achievements to date and best of luck at the Youth Olympic Games.
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OLIVIER DEFENDS AUA TINMAN ROHR TITLE
August 26th 2014
Wadadli Tinman Triathlon
Olivier Noglotte of Guadeloupe successfully defended his title in the 3rd annual AUA Tinman Rohr Triathlon held at Morris Bay on Saturday August 23rd.
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AL PORTO CLOSING UNTIL 30 SEPTEMBER
August 26th 2014
Al Porto
Closing From August 28 - September 30. Visit them for dinner and dancing before they close!
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NIGHT MANAGER NEEDED
August 26th 2014
Cloggy's Cafe
Polite, professional and experienced night manager needed for Cloggy’s Café
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2015 ROTARY INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION
August 25th 2014
Rotary Club of Antigua
The 2015 Rotary International Convention takes place in São Paulo, Brazil over 6 June to 9 June.
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“WONDERFUL SECRET GARDEN PARADISE”
August 25th 2014
Le Jardin Creole
First accommodation impressions and full review of Le Jardin Creole's Palm-Frangipani Cottage.
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DIGICEL CPL WINNERS CALL TRIP TO ST. KITTS "EPIC"
August 22nd 2014
Digicel
22 winners and companions were flown to St. Kitts to watch the CPL final, with all expenses paid.
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DIGICEL OFFERS GATE STUDENTS INTERNSHIPS
August 22nd 2014
Digicel
As a major partner with the government in the GATE ICT cadet training programme, Digicel has accepted two recent graduates for internships at the company.
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CHIPPY ANTIGUA TO REOPEN SEPTEMBER 3
August 22nd 2014
Chippy Antigua
after a brief respite for remodeling, the popular fish and chips food truck will reopen on Wednesday with new menu additions.
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DO SOME ISLAND HOPPING AND EXPLORE WHAT’S HOT THIS WEEK…
August 22nd 2014
What's On
The Antiguanice What's On e-newsletter brings you news and information on all the activities, specials, accommodations and events in Antigua & Barbuda this week.
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AUA BRINGS IN US TRIATHLETE FOR TINMAN ROHR
August 21st 2014
Wadadli Tinman Triathlon
to compete on Saturday, August 23.
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RESORT-STYLE CONDO AVAILABLE AT FRACTIONAL OWNERSHIP
August 21st 2014
Antigua Village Condo For Sale
Spacious, affordable condo in a lovely, resort-style setting near Dickenson Bay beach for sale by week at only a fraction of the cost
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MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR HOLIDAY BY ISLAND HOPPING
August 20th 2014
What's On
Antigua is a major hub, sitting adjacent to Montserrat, Nevis, St. Kitts & Guadeloupe as well as the sister isle of Barbuda--just quick rides away by sea or air.
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“NICE COURSE" WITH LOVELY VIEWS
August 20th 2014
Cedar Valley Golf Club & The Club Cafe
Nice recent review of Cedar Valley Golf Course by a guest on TripAdvisor.
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PROPERTIES AND LAND FOR SALE VIA PMG
August 20th 2014
PMG Property Management Services
See properties and land for sale via PMG Property Management Service
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MAGIC, MYSTERY AND MISCHIEF AT ANA’S MASKED BALL
August 20th 2014
Ana's On the Beach
To be held Saturday, August 23, with an art show, DJ music and a live band, sumptuous Venetian-inspired food and Veuve Cliquot champagne.
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CARIB BEAN SEASONAL CLOSING IN SEPTEMBER
August 19th 2014
Carib Bean Coffee Roaster
The coffee roastery in Falmouth will be closed from September 6, re-opening on September 22.
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CLOGGY'S CAFE REOPENS FOR THE SEASON
August 19th 2014
Cloggy's Cafe
with lunches being served daily from noon starting Friday, August 22, and Sunday Brunch beginning August 24.
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FRECKLES VILLA FOR SALE
August 19th 2014
Luxury Locations Antigua
A delightful 4-bedroom villa on Antigua’s winsome west coast is every bit as charming as its name.
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SUGAR RIDGE CHEFS TAKE TOP HONORS AT MANGO COOKOFF
August 19th 2014
Sugar Ridge Hotel
At the Mango Pineapple Cook Off held in conjunction with the Mango Festival, Carmichael's chefs took first and second place, and a Sugar Club chef took third place.
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SANDALS ANTIGUA SUPPORTS DOMINO TEAM
August 12th 2014
Sandals Grande Antigua
Resort supports the National Domino Association World Tournament Squad
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ENCORE PERFORMERS TO FLY A & B'S FLAG AT 2014 FINALE
August 19th 2014
Sandals Grande Antigua
Grand Pineapple and Sandals Team Members to Represent Antigua in Regional Talent Show
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AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHT SCHEDULE: SEPT - OCT 2014
August 19th 2014
American Airlines
See the schedule for flights with American Airlines in and out of Antigua, over 1st September to 31st October 2014.
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CALL FOR PARTICIPATION IN ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL COASTAL CLEAN-UP DAY
August 19th 2014
Antigua Hotel and Tourist Association (AHTA)
The AHTA is calling on groups to participate in the Ocean Conservancy’s Annual International Coastal Clean-up Day on Saturday September 20th.
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NEW TURTLE WATCHING TOUR TO BENEFIT ENDANGERED SEA TURTLES
August 19th 2014
Antigua Hotel and Tourist Association (AHTA)
The tour, which takes place every two weeks, offers guests the unique opportunity to accompany research teams on an evening beach patrol.
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BLUE HALO IS LAW IN BARBUDA
August 18th 2014
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
A sweeping new set of strict fishing regulations for Barbuda, including the introduction of five no fishing zones, were signed into law.
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REAL ESTATE NEWSLETTER - AUGUST 2014
August 18th 2014
Real Estate Guide Newsletter
Commercial Spaces, Lots and Houses for Lease or Sale...
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CARIBBEAN SAILING ASSOCIATION NEWSLETTER
August 18th 2014
Caribbean Sailing Association
Conference updates, Caribbean Dingy Championships and Members News
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HAMLET TICKETS NOW ON SALE
August 15th 2014
What's On
in the Larder and at Silver Chelles in St. John's and from Monday at Antigua Yacht Club.
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NATIONAL SAILING ACADEMY NOW A RYA TRAINING CENTRE
August 15th 2014
National Sailing Academy
The NSA has been officially recognised by the RYA as an accredited Dinghy & Keel Boat Training Centre
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ROTARY MEALS ON WHEELS PROJECT
August 15th 2014
Rotary Club of Antigua
The Rotary club of Antigua delivers just over 100 packages every month in our longest lasting project called Meals on Wheels.
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SWALINGS SUMMER WRAP UP & SEPTEMBER TERM OFFERS
August 15th 2014
Swalings Antigua
Summer Camp, Football Camp, After School Club, Nursery and Day care and a new term for swimming and football.
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CARIBBEAN SAILING HOLIDAY WINTER AVAILABILITY
August 15th 2014
Antigua Nicholson Yacht Charters and Services
See the sail yachts currently available for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays in the Caribbean this winter.
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DESTINATION WEDDINGS ARE THE IN THING
August 15th 2014
Antigua Nicholson Yacht Charters and Services
Chartering a luxury yacht for the occasion is a very special way to celebrate your big day with family and friends.
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ENJOY CRICKET & SAILING, WATCH HAMLET LIVE, AND EXPLORE WHAT’S HOT THIS WEEK…
August 15th 2014
What's On
The Aug. 14 edition of the Antiguanice.com What's On Newsletter presents news and information about Antigua & Barbuda for the weekend.
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CPTSA WINGS 25TH ANNIVERSARY CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2014/15
August 14th 2014
CPTSA Wings Sports Club
Check out the CPTSA Wings Sports Club 25th Anniversary Calendar of Events for 2014 – 2015.
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JACQUI O’S: “A CHARMING AND CHIC RETREAT”
August 13th 2014
Jacqui O's Beach House
says a recent visitor who enjoyed the beach restaurant and called it "cool, understated and achingly hip!"
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FOR SALE: CRAWL BAY OCEAN VIEW PARCEL
August 13th 2014
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
2.25 acre plot of highly sought after land for sale which features generous elevations in Crawl Bay
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LONG TERM RENTAL: VILLA DIAZ
August 13th 2014
JHR Caribbean Real Estate
A fantastic 3-bedroom villa in Hodges Bay available for long term rental.
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FOR SALE: HARBOUR ISLAND WATERFRONT LOT 14
August 13th 2014
JHR Caribbean Real Estate
A beautiful waterfront location to construct your new dream home.
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SWALINGS SUMMER FOOTBALL CAMP
August 13th 2014
Swalings Antigua
The camp will take place on Monday 18th - Friday 22nd August at our home ground the West Indies Oil Pitch, Friars Hill Road.
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2014 MANGO PINEAPPLE CULINARY COOK OFF WINNERS
August 13th 2014
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
The winning Dish was BBQ Duck, stuffed with pineapple sweet potato, braised with baby gem lettuce, prepared by Mr Duberry.
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CHAMBER AND IMF PRESENT ECONOMIC BUSINESS FORUM
August 12th 2014
A & B Coalition of Service Industries
on Tuesday, August 19 at Sandals Grande Antigua, with the launch of a new book and presentations by Prime Minister Gaston Browne and IDB and IMF experts
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REVIEW OF NAT'S TOUR GUIDE SERVICE
August 12th 2014
Nat Tours Antigua
An exclusive review of Nat's tour guide service.
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THE GLOBE THEATRE
August 12th 2014
What's On
As part of a Globe-to-Globe world tour, the troupe will stage a production of Shakespeare's noted play on September 2 in Nelson's Dockyard.
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ENGLAND TEST TOUR TO THE CARIBBEAN IN 2015
August 12th 2014
West Indies Cricket Board
West Indies and England will square off in three Tests in Antigua, Grenada and Barbados from April 13 to May 5.
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NEW: JUMBY ISLAND TOUR
August 12th 2014
Salty Dogs Rentals
Salty Dogs Rentals introduces a new Antigua Excursion this season, the Jumby Island Tour
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ST. JOHN'S COMMERCIAL BUILDING SITE FOR SALE
August 11th 2014
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
Vacant commercial building site for sale off of High Street, close to cruise ship port, post office, banks and more
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LUXURY LOCATIONS THE MAGAZINE: JULY 2014 TO JANUARY 2015
August 11th 2014
Luxury Locations Antigua
Antigua’s first mega resort featured in the latest edition of Luxury Location Magazine!
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OECS CULTURAL INDUSTRIES WORKSHOP TO BE HELD
August 11th 2014
A & B Coalition of Service Industries
on Thursday and Friday, August 14-15, at the Heritage Hotel in St. John's.
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ABMA NEWSLETTER
August 11th 2014
Antigua & Barbuda Marine Association
Annapolis Boat Show eSeaClear Reports, and Marine Directory
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SUPERB PROPERTY OFFERINGS AT NONSUCH BAY
August 11th 2014
Nonsuch Bay Resort
A superb selection of one, two or three bedroom apartments, beach cottages and townhouses, private hill top villas and land plots.
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LE BISTRO TO CLOSE FOR SUMMER
August 11th 2014
Le Bistro Restaurant
starting August 17, and reopening on October 3, 2014.
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SAILING ADVENTURE ABOARD CATAMARAN BRAVEHEART
August 8th 2014
Antigua Nicholson Yacht Charters and Services
Enjoy the feeling of freedom and adventure onboard Sailing Catamaran Braveheart.
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JOLLY HARBOUR VILLA 217F FOR SALE
August 8th 2014
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
A unique, luxurious and stunning South Finger villa with two bedroom, two bathrooms for sale.
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LAVENDER HOUSE FOR SALE
August 8th 2014
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
A tastefully furnished 4-bedroom home with 3 full bathrooms at the end of a cul-de-sac on .35 acres.
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TAKE A HIKE, EAT A MANGO AND EXPLORE WHAT’S HOT THIS WEEK…
August 8th 2014
What's On
Find out about all this and more in the Aug. 7 edition of the What's On e-newsletter.
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AYI ISSUE 69
August 7th 2014
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
ASW 2015 Notice of Race, Royal Southern Yacht Club Inter-Club Challenge, Youth Sailing Successes and More.
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ANTIGUA SAILING WEEK NEWSLETTER
August 7th 2014
Antigua Sailing Week
ASW 2015 Notice of Race, Royal Southern Yacht Club Inter Yacht Club Challenge, Preliminary Schedule and Entries now Open.
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CARMICHAEL'S ADDS FIXED PRICE MENU
August 6th 2014
Carmichael's
featuring 3 courses for only US$50 or EC$135 plus ABST and service charge.
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SINGULARI, ANTIGUA’S FIRST MEGA RESORT, TO CREATE 1,000 JOBS
August 6th 2014
Luxury Locations Antigua
Developers behind the country’s first mega resort say job fairs to hire hundreds of locals to help build it will be staged within weeks.
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FOR LEASE: SLIPWAY RESTAURANT
August 6th 2014
Paradise Properties Connection Ltd. Sales
This 2400 square feet turn-key restaurant is available for long term lease on Antigua Slipway.
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ROYAL SOUTHERN YACHT CLUB ISSUES INTER-YACHT CLUB CHALLENGE FOR ASW 2015
August 6th 2014
Antigua Sailing Week
Yacht clubs are being challenged to take their own boats to participate in Antigua Sailing Week or to charter one of many racing boats or bareboats that are available for the event.
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ANTIGUA SAILING WEEK 2015 NOTICE OF RACE
August 6th 2014
Antigua Sailing Week
Antigua Sailing Week has issued its 2015 Notice of Race for the regatta taking place over April 25th – May 1st 2015.
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“GREAT FAMILY HOLIDAY” ON TRIPADVISOR
August 6th 2014
Tranquility Bay
A review of Tranquility Bay & why it made a great family holiday.
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AYC VICTORY AT ETCHELLS INVITATIONAL IN COWES
August 4th 2014
Antigua Yacht Club
A member of Antigua Yacht Club was victorious at the Etchells Invitational in Cowes.
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UPDATE ON RHONE KIRBY'S OLYMPIC BID
August 4th 2014
Antigua Yacht Club
Rhone Kirby will head to the Youth Olympic Games in China in a little over a week's time.
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“MUCH BETTER THAN THE ALL-INCLUSIVE RESORTS”
August 1st 2014
Catamaran Hotel
Check out this exclusive review of Catamaran Hotel from a happy guest.
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GUESTBOOK TESTIMONIAL
August 1st 2014
Agave Condo
Read this heartwarming testimonial from a visitor who had a great vacation when staying at Agave Condo.
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2014 LIST OF HURRICANE SHELTERS IN ANTIGUA & BARBUDA
August 1st 2014
National Office of Disaster Services
The list of the 2014 hurricane shelters has been released, consisting mainly of churches and schools around the island.
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ENJOY THE FINAL DAYS OF CARNIVAL AND EXPLORE WHAT’S HOT THIS WEEK…
August 1st 2014
What's On
as the What's On newsletter for July 31 details Carnival events and other happenings in Antigua for the holiday weekend.
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CARIBBEAN QUEENS VISIT ABBOTTS
August 1st 2014
Abbotts Jewellery & Perfumery
Where they received gifts from the store, which is a Platinum Sponsor of the Jaycees Caribbean Queen Show being held on August 1.
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VILLA MANAGEMENT
July 31st 2014
Luxury Locations Antigua
Struggling to look after your property remotely? Villa Management cares for all our clients' homes as if they were our own. 'We are here so you don't have to be'.
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LE BISTRO: "MY FAVOURITE RESTAURANT IN THE WORLD"
July 30th 2014
Le Bistro Restaurant
In a recent Trip Advisor review, a lady from London sang the praises of this venerable Antiguan restaurant.
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BARBUDA BLUE HALO KIDS OCEAN CAMP 2014
July 30th 2014
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
The Kids Ocean Camp was held in July, where Barbuda students spent a week with the Waitt Institute team learning about the ocean and importance of conservation.
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FREE DELIVERY & PICK-UP
July 30th 2014
Koconuts Car Rental
Save time and money by letting Koconuts Car Rental drop-off and pickup your car rental for you!
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AYC COMMODORE’S NEWSLETTER
July 30th 2014
Antigua Yacht Club
AYC Commodore, John Duffy, has sent out a Commodore’s Newsletter to keep members updated with the latest news from the Yacht Club.
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A&B MARINE ASSOCIATION NEWSLETTER
July 30th 2014
Antigua & Barbuda Marine Association
The ABMA has published a newsletter for members to keep them updated with all the latest news and events.
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ABMA EVENTS CALENDAR 2014-2016
July 29th 2014
Antigua & Barbuda Marine Association
The Antigua and Barbuda Marine Association has issued an events calendar for 2014-2016.
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SHEER ROCKS WEDDINGS
July 30th 2014
Sheer Rocks Restaurant Bar Lounge
Looking for the perfect venue or first-class catering at a site you choose? Sheer Rocks is the answer.
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NEW BLOG ENTRY: LUXURY YACHT CUISINE
July 29th 2014
Antigua Nicholson Yacht Charters and Services
New blog entry on Luxury Yacht Cuisine and the importance of good food on your Yacht Charter…
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TIME TO BOOK YOUR CARIBBEAN YACHT CHARTER?
July 29th 2014
Antigua Nicholson Yacht Charters and Services
Now is the time to book your yacht charter with Nicholson Yacht Charter & Services
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SUBWAY ANTIGUA CREATES FACEBOOK PAGE
July 29th 2014
Subway
and is giving away 300 Carnival T-shirts to those who visit and like the page.
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SUCCESSFUL UK CYCLING TRYOUT FOR LOCAL ATHLETE TAMIKO BUTLER
July 29th 2014
Antigua & Barbuda Cycling Association
Antigua and Barbuda National Sportswoman, Tamiko Butler celebrates great success at during her tryouts with England’s top national female cycling club, Wyndymilla.
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ANTIGUAN YOUTH SAILORS AT PREMIER’S CUP INTERNATIONAL YOUTH REGATTA
July 29th 2014
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
The youth sailors representing Antigua included Jules Mitchell, Captain (15), Rhone Kirby (16), Vincent Anfi (14), Tyrese Loctar (14) and Abevia Parry (15)
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ANTIGUA YOUTH SAILORS PARTICIPATE IN OPTIMIST EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS 2014
July 29th 2014
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
Two of Antigua's youth sailors participated in the Optimist European Championships 2014 in Dublin, Ireland from July 12 to 20.
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TEAM TORTURER TAKES TOP PRIZE IN DIGICEL FIT FOR LIFE CAMPAIGN
July 29th 2014
Digicel
Either Hunte and Laurisa Francis of Torturer's Gym were the overall winners of the campaign that concluded on July 25.
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CRUISE SHIP CALENDAR: JULY-SEPTEMBER 2014
July 1st 2014
Antigua & Barbuda Cruise Ship Timetable 2014
Cruise schedule available for July-September of 2014
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PREMIER'S CUP INTERNATIONAL YOUTH REGATTA 2014 RESULTS
July 28th 2014
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
Jason Putley helmed the Royal BVI Yacht Club team Tortola 1 to victory in the 16th Premier's Cup International Youth Regatta.
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REAL ESTATE GUIDE NEWSLETTER - JULY 2014
July 28th 2014
Real Estate Guide Newsletter
Fabulous bedroom finds, must-see makeover projects and more in July's Real Estate Newsletter.
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VIDEO: MANGO FESTIVAL 2014
July 28th 2014
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
Check out the video leading up to the 2014 Mango Festival, being held on Sunday 10th August from 9:00am – 7:00pm.
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