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WISHING WELL ASSISTS YOUNG HEART & CANCER PATIENTS
March 27th 2017
St. James's Club & Villas
The foundation has continued its ongoing efforts to help young Antiguans & Barbudans to get much needed medical assistance.
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HIGHLIGHTS OF UPCOMING 51ST SPORT FISHING TOURNAMENT
March 24th 2017
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
Take a look at the highlights of the upcoming tournament set over June 2nd - June 4th, 2017.
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CONFLICT MANAGEMENT SKILLS SESSIONS
March 24th 2017
A & B Coalition of Service Industries
Sign up with ABCSI and learn the fundamental skills help you manage conflict in your workplace from May 16th – May 19th, 2017.
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BIG BANANA NEW LOCATION OPEN
March 27th 2017
Big Banana
Enjoy breakfast, daily lunch specials, gourmet deli, Sushi, pizza, panini and lots more at the new location in V.C Bird International Airport.
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 115
March 24th 2017
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
Antigua Laser and Optimist Opens and more yachting news.
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SKINIQUE TO GO BY APPOINTMENTS ONLY
March 24th 2017
Skinique Rejuvenation & Weight Loss Centre
Effective from April 1st, 2017, Skinique Rejuvenation & Weight Loss will be going by appointments only which must be booked in advance.
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CARA & PAUL WEDDING TESTIMONIAL
March 24th 2017
Indigo - Antigua Wedding Planners
Read the fabulous review of Indigo wedding planners by Cara & Paul who wed on March 10th, 2017. "We'd expected magical but you took it over the top".
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ANTIGUA CARNIVAL 2017 GRAND LAUNCH AND WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK
March 23rd 2017
What's On
This week's What's On newsletter features the Official Launch of Antigua Carnival 2017, dining nights, live band nights, fundraisers, beach limes, and much more.
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DARYL ARRIVES SAFELY IN ANTIGUA
March 23rd 2017
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
After 96 days and 13 hours at sea, Daryl Farmer safely arrived on March 21st in English Harbour to an emotional reunion with friends, family and loved ones.
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ANTIGUA BERMUDA RACE WELCOMES SCHOONER ELEONORA
March 23rd 2017
Antigua Sailing Week
The race starting on Friday, May 12th is proving highly popular with a huge variety of competitors eager to take on the challenge.
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TEAM ANTIGUA 100-MILE TRAINING ROW
March 23rd 2017
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
Team Antigua continue their training for the 2017 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge with a recent row to St. Maarten.
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A & B NOMINATED IN WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS
March 22nd 2017
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
Voting is open so cast your vote for Antigua & Barbuda now. View which categories the twin island has been nominated for.
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ANNUAL TSUNAMI EXERCISE
March 22nd 2017
National Office of Disaster Services
The annual exercise, Caribe Wave which targeted 26 educational institutions has highlighted the need for greater significance to be placed on disaster management in the nation’s schools.
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EASTER HOLIDAYS FUN CAMP
March 22nd 2017
National Sailing Academy
The National Sailing Academy will be running an Easter Holiday Fun Camp for two weeks. Register the kids now to experience the great adventures of the camp.
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CHASE THE ASW RACES WITH ADVENTURE ANTIGUA
March 20th 2017
Adventure Antigua Tours
Adventure Antigua is offering Chase the Race tours for Antigua Sailing Week on April 30th, May 1st, May 4th and May 5th.
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STORE CLOSURE
March 20th 2017
Digicel
Digicel is advising customers that the Townhouse Store location will be closed effective April 1st, 2017. Operations will continue at the Hills Park and Redcliffe Stores.
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ANTIGUA REAL ESTATE GUIDE NEWSLETTER: MARCH 2017
March 20th 2017
Real Estate Guide Newsletter
Read the latest real estate news on residential & commercial properties, and plots trending on the real estate market for sale and rent.
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CHRIS BERTISH PADDLES THE ATLANTIC
March 10th 2017
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
93 days and over 4000 miles, estimating over 2 million paddles, Chris Bertish arrived in Nelson's Dockyard, Antigua on March 9th 2017.
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CITIZENSHIP BY INVESTMENT UNIT SPONSORS COMMEMORATIVE ASW BOOK
March 20th 2017
Antigua Sailing Week
The book was created by Antigua Sailing Week organisers to memorialize the top-class sailing event.
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ANTIGUA SAILORS GRAB 3RD AT 2017 29ER MIDWINTERS EAST REGATTA
March 20th 2017
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
Rocco Falcone and Louis Bavay sailed incredibly in 13 races over March 17 – 19 in Miami, Florida.
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FOR SALE: COMMERCIAL VACANT LAND ON ALL SAINTS ROAD
March 17th 2017
ACME Real Estate Agents
An attractive parcel of land with over 400 feet of roadside frontage available for sale at EC$330,691.
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FOR RENT: SOUTH POINT APARTMENT SUITE
March 17th 2017
Paradise Properties Connection Ltd. Sales
Apartment suites in Falmouth Harbour for rent at seasonal rates from US$250 per night.
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SAILABILITY CHARITY WALK & FUN DAY AND WHAT'S HOT THIS WEEK
March 16th 2017
What's On
This week's What's On newsletter features Sailability charity walk, fun day and evening bash, the latest from Antigua Sailing Week and more.
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FOR SALE: VILLA NIRVANA DREAM BEACH HOUSE
March 16th 2017
Island Living Ltd
Charming waterfront villa for sale within the gated community of Jolly Harbour. Price on request.
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FOR RENT: SEA GRAPE VILLA
March 16th 2017
Island Living Ltd
Newly refurbished villa located within the popular and quiet neighborhood of Hodges Bay, with the beach just at your doorstep is available for rent.
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FOR RENT: THE ROCK HOUSE
March 16th 2017
Antigua - Barbuda Villa Rentals
A beautifully presented 3-bedroom house located in the highly sought after Dieppe Bay Estates, Turtle Bay is renting from US$2,500 monthly.
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FOR RENT: VICTORY VILLAS
March 16th 2017
Island Living Ltd
A modern and exclusive hideaway with five spacious, self-contained 2-bedroom villas are available for long or short term rental. Price on request.
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AYC OPTIMIST EASTER CAMP
March 16th 2017
Antigua Yacht Club
Register the kids, ages 6-15 for the Optimist Easter Camp hosted by the Antigua Yacht Club over April 4th - 7th, 2017.
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TRAVEL PACK AVAILABLE
March 15th 2017
Elements Antigua
The package from Elements Antigua includes a SLS free shampoo & conditioner, bug spray, body oil, SPF sport balm for face, lips and body and more.
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DICKENSON BAY BEACH BASH IS BACK IN A NEW WAY
March 15th 2017
Antigua Sailing Week
The 50th edition of Antigua Sailing Week will see everyone’s favourite event back in action on Sunday May 7th, 2017.
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CHECK IN ON THE GO
March 15th 2017
Seaborne Airlines
Seaborne Airlines has made travel in the Caribbean more flexible with Mobile Check-In and Boarding Passes along with an expanded flying schedule.
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ASW - CHASE THE RACE WITH WADADLI CATS
March 14th 2017
Wadadli Cats
Head out with Wadadli Cats for a full day of chasing the race, sailing and partying beach side with all inclusive food and drinks.
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ASW LAUNCHES 2017 LIAT SCHOOL ART COMPETITION
March 10th 2017
Antigua Sailing Week
Given this momentous time in the event’s history, this year’s theme is “How Has Antigua Sailing Week Broadened Our Horizons?"
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ASW SIGNS SPONSORSHIP DEAL WITH FEVER-TREE
March 10th 2017
Antigua Sailing Week
Antigua Sailing Week has added Fever-Tree, the world's leading premium mixer brand, as a significant sponsor and the event’s official mixer.
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CROSSROADS CENTRE LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE
March 10th 2017
Crossroads Centre
The new website features intuitive navigation and stunning imagery of the treatment facility on the coast of the Caribbean.
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CURTAIN BLUFF STARS IN J. CREW CATALOG
March 9th 2017
Curtain Bluff Spa
J. Crew's models posed on Curtain's Bluff Water sports dock, the verandah of the Bluff House and at other scenic spots for the Spring/Summer 2017 catalog.
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FOR SALE: SUGARLOAF VILLA
March 9th 2017
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
A must see villa set on .68 acres and located in one of Antigua’s most private and scenic hilltop locations is up for sale at US$2.695 Million.
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MUSIC ON THE ROCKS AND WHAT'S ON
March 9th 2017
What's On
This week's What's On newsletter features a wide variety of sizzling events taking place across the island, sizzling specials and the latest news from our clients.
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FOR SALE: HALCYON HEIGHTS #9
March 8th 2017
Paradise Properties Connection Ltd. Sales
Cozy 1-bedroom apartment located in a quiet complex, and a few minutes walk to Dickenson Bay beach is for sale at US$159,000.
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FOR SALE: VILLA 470 ST. JAMES
March 8th 2017
Paradise Properties Connection Ltd. Sales
Luxurious 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom villa located in the prestigious St James's Club is selling at US$555,000.
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FOR SALE: HALCYON HEIGHTS #5
March 8th 2017
Paradise Properties Connection Ltd. Sales
Exclusive 1-bedroom fully furnished condo located in a very quiet complex with fabulous view of Dickenson Bay. Selling at a reduced price of US$159,000.
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VERANDAH RESORT AND SPA DEBUT ITS NEWEST ROOM CATEGORY
March 8th 2017
The Verandah Resort & Spa
Bookings now open for the resort's new two bedroom villas with plunge pools, plus new waterfront double suites now available.
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDER: ISSUE 114
March 8th 2017
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
SUP Transatlantic crosser arriving Thursday in Antigua and more yachting news.
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VOLUNTEERS WANTED FOR ASW 50TH EDITION
March 8th 2017
Antigua Sailing Week
Antigua Sailing Week is looking for Dynamic Volunteers for the 50th Edition from April 29th - May 5th, 2017.
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MASSIVE CONGRATULATIONS TO 32º NORTH
March 8th 2017
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
32º North arrived on Friday, much quicker than the latest forecasts were predicting.
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YOGA RETREAT
March 7th 2017
Sugar Ridge Hotel
Enjoy an immaculate 5 or 7 night Yoga Retreat from US$1,394 per person, over May 4th - May 11th, 2017 at intimate and luxurious, Sugar Ridge Resort.
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BLACK TIE GALA FOR PAAWS 21ST ANNIVERSARY
March 7th 2017
Protect Antiguan Animals With a Smile
Residents are urged to purchase tickets and don their finery for the Black Tie Gala Dinner & Auction, on April 1st to mark the 21st Anniversary of animal charity, PAAWS.
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CHASE ASW RACE WITH JABBERWOCKY
March 7th 2017
Jabberwocky Yacht Charters
Charter Jabberwocky, a 50 foot long comfortable and spacious sailing yacht to get close up to the action and chase the race at Antigua Sailing Week.
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ANTIGUA & BARBUDA FEATURED IN FASHION GUIDE
March 6th 2017
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
The destination offers stunning backdrop to the latest fashions from J. Crew, the multi-brand, multi-channel American fashion retailers.
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PRESS RELEASE: ANTIGUA DOG SHOW
March 6th 2017
Causes@antiguanice.com
The 8th Annual Antigua Dog Show takes place Sunday, March 19th at Falmouth Cricket Grounds. This year, the show promises to be bigger and better than ever before.
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WITNESS HISTORY: CHRIS BERTISH ARRIVAL
March 6th 2017
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
Be part of history on Thursday, March 9th and witness the first ever solo, unsupported, open ocean expedition by Chris Bertish as he ends his journey in English Harbour.
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MARCH DINGHY PROGRAM SCHEDULE
March 3rd 2017
Antigua Yacht Club
This month’s training at the Antigua Yacht Club will include Coach Federico from March 11th to April 16th. During this period, the instructor will be with their group at all times.
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THE BENEFITS OF COMMERCIAL PROPERTY
March 3rd 2017
ACME Real Estate Agents
When it comes to property investment, most investors think about residential real estate. However, the current vogue is to invest in commercial property.
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YOUTH SAILORS EXCEL IN SCHOELCHER REGATTA
March 3rd 2017
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
Antiguan Youth sailors competed and excelled against high qualified sailors from St. Barths, Guadeloupe, Martinique, France, Sweden, Norway, Cuba & Córsega in the Annual Schoelcher International Regatta.
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DIGICEL INTRODUCE QUICK PICK PLANS
March 3rd 2017
Digicel
Digicel has introduced its Quick Pick Plans, designed to keep customers always on and always connected to more of the things they love.
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YOUTH SHOW SEEKS AUDIENCE & GAME SHOW PARTICIPANTS
March 2nd 2017
A & B Department of Youth Affairs
The Dept. of Youth Affairs is seeking young persons to be part of a studio audience and take part in a game show.
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REGISTER FOR ANNUAL FLOWER & GARDEN SHOW
March 2nd 2017
Antigua Barbuda Horticultural Society
Register and drop off competition plants for Antigua Barbuda Horticultural Society 8th Annual Flower and Garden Show on April 6th and April 7th.
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WEST INDIES VS. ENGLAND ODI SERIES AND WHAT'S ON
March 2nd 2017
What's On
This week's What's On newsletter features the West Indies vs. England One Day International Series, cricket parties, dining, fundraisers,flea market and more.
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THE LATEST FROM TEAM ANTIGUA FOR TWAC17
March 2nd 2017
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
Team Antigua have had some new and exciting developments recently in their campaign.
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A&B SAILING ASSOCIATION'S ELECTED OFFICERS
March 2nd 2017
Antigua & Barbuda Sailing Association
President, Vice-President, Treasurer, and Secretary for the ABSA.
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DELICATESSEN ITEMS AND FRESH FROZEN ITEMS AVAILABLE
March 2nd 2017
A. S. Bryden and Sons (Antigua) Ltd.
Check out the incredible selection of delicatessen items and fresh frozen items in stock at the Cork & Basket in English Harbour.
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WATCH ANTIGUA CLASSIC REGATTA ABOARD JABBERWOCKY
March 1st 2017
Jabberwocky Yacht Charters
Sign up with Jabbewocky Yacht Charters to watch the Antigua Classic Regatta over April 21st - April 24th, 2017.
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WORLD GLAUCOMA WEEK CALENDAR OF EVENTS
March 1st 2017
Antigua & Barbuda Glaucoma Support Group
World Glaucoma Week is observed over March 12th - March 18th, 2017.
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VOTE FOR CURTAIN BLUFF IN TRAVEL + LEISURE WORLD'S BEST AWARDS
February 28th 2017
Curtain Bluff Spa
Vote now for a chance to win a US$10,000 dream vacation, Baume & Mercier watches and more.
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POTATOES SPECIALS WEEK
February 28th 2017
Cambusa Italian Restaurant
Head down to Cambusa Italian Restaurant to try the delicious specials on offer this week that are made of potatoes.
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IMPORTANT INFO FOR ABSF 51ST TOURNAMENT
February 28th 2017
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
All Bill fish caught & released during the Mikie Pigott Jr. Memorial Classic and Marlin Division must be authenticated by video only.
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2017 JHYC VALENTINE’S REGATTA CREATES A SPLASH
February 28th 2017
Jolly Harbour Yacht Club
Two action packed days of racing, three party nights and a Junior Regatta bought together sailors, visitors & residents of Jolly Harbour.
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FINAL HIGHLIGHTS VIDEO: REVIEW OF THE 2017 RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 28th 2017
RORC Caribbean 600
77 boats, 600 miles, 30 nations, 11 Caribbean Islands, 1 Amazing race. View the final highlights.
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A TOTALLY UNIQUE RACE - RORC CARIBBEAN 600 CONCLUDES
February 27th 2017
RORC Caribbean 600
The 2017 edition will be remembered for highly competitive racing throughout the fleet, with American yachts winning the major prizes.
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WICB OFFERS SPECIAL TICKET PRICES
February 27th 2017
West Indies Cricket Board
Local cricket fans can purchase tickets at EC$50, half the original price for the One-Day International Series between West Indies and England.
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WISHING WELL DONATES TO UNIQUE SWIMMING & THERAPEUTIC PROGRAMME
February 27th 2017
The Verandah Resort & Spa
The donated will allow the children with special needs to enjoy the programme for the next three months.
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EARLY PAYMENT & CREW GEAR DEADLINES, NEW CLUB CLASS AND MORE
February 27th 2017
Antigua Sailing Week
Take advantage of ASW discounted entry fees and view the deadline for customized Gill crew merchandise.
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CSA NEWSLETTER: FEBRUARY 2017
February 27th 2017
Caribbean Sailing Association
Read the latest from the CSA including Belle Mente Wins RORC Caribbean 600, CSA Traveler's Trophy and other Caribbean Sailing Association News.
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