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VOLUNTEER PHOTOGRAPHERS NEEDED
February 21st 2018
Protect Antiguan Animals With a Smile
Help the beloved homeless animals at PAAWS animal shelter to be adopted. Photographs are always needed to advertise them.
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ANTIGUANICE YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 131
February 21st 2018
AntiguaNice Yachting Insider Newsletter
Rambler 88 sets new Monohull RORC Caribbean 600 Race Record and more yachting news.
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RAMBLER 88 BREAKS RORC CARIBBEAN 600 MONOHULL RECORD
February 21st 2018
RORC Caribbean 600
George David's American Maxi Rambler 88 crossed the finish line in an elapsed time of 1 day 13 hours 41 minutes and 45 seconds.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600: PARADOX TAKES MULTIHULL LINE HONOURS
February 21st 2018
RORC Caribbean 600
Peter Aschenbrenner's American 63' Trimaran crossed the finish line in an elapsed time of 1 day, 13 hours 5 minutes and 16 seconds.
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WINNERS OF FLOW SKILLS ULTIMATE FOOTBALL EXPERIENCE
February 20th 2018
FLOW
Shamoi Andrew and Kerron McKenzie will be making their way to Trinidad after qualifying for the final.
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TALISKER WHISKY ATLANTIC CHALLENGE 2017 WRAPS
February 20th 2018
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
26 teams set off from La Gomera, Canary Islands, and 22 successfully completed the challenge.
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FIRST-EVER PEDALO ATLANTIC CROSSING ENDS IN ANTIGUA
February 20th 2018
AntiguaNice Yachting Insider Newsletter
A team of four men became the first ever to pedal any ocean after arriving in Antigua on Friday.
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RUSSIAN BUSINESS SAILING WEEK RETURNS TO ANTIGUA
February 20th 2018
AntiguaNice Yachting Insider Newsletter
A fleet of nine catamarans will be enjoying a cruise around Antigua and to Barbuda.
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FUJIN CREW RESCUED IN RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 20th 2018
RORC Caribbean 600
Greg Slyngstad's American Bieker 53 multihull, Fujin capsized close to Saba Island. All eight crew members are safe.
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CHASE THE RACE AT ANTIGUA SAILING WEEK
February 20th 2018
Antigua Sailing Week
Book now to get a first-hand experience of Antigua Sailing Week’s races. Dates are April 29th & 30th, and May 1st, 3rd and 4th.
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RECORD FLEET SETS OFF ON RECORD PACE
February 20th 2018
RORC Caribbean 600
Video of the start, and the record 84 yachts in the 2018 RORC Caribbean 600 in Antigua; the largest fleet assembled in the 10 year history of the race.
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TIGER TYSON TO RECEIVE NOC FUNDING
February 20th 2018
AntiguaNice Yachting Insider Newsletter
The country’s lone outright qualifier for the Youth Olympics, Kite-boarder Tiger Tyson, will have his preparation for the October event funded.
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NEW WEBSITE LAUNCHED
February 19th 2018
Cedars Pottery
Cedars Pottery is very excited to announce the launch of their new website! Check out their portfolio of beautiful handcrafted Sculptural Commissions & more.
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10 FEMALE CARIBBEAN AUTHORS YOU SHOULD KNOW
February 19th 2018
Wadadli Youth Pen Prize
Antiguan & Barbudan writer, Joanne C. Hillhouse listed in Literary Hub’s ‘10 Caribbean Female Writers.
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VIDEO - PREVIEW OF THE 2018 RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 19th 2018
RORC Caribbean 600
88 yachts are about to embark on the 10th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600, including some of the world's best-known racing teams.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600: BIGGER THAN BEN HUR
February 19th 2018
RORC Caribbean 600
The 10th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 is likely to be the fastest and possibly toughest race in the ten year history of the Caribbean 600-mile classic.
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2018 STAYOVER ARRIVALS UP BY OVER 9%
February 16th 2018
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
The latest statistics are showing an increase in the number of 27,895 in January 2018 compared to 25,463 in January 2017.
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CARNIVAL SYNERGY BETWEEN A & B AND GUADELOUPE FORMED
February 16th 2018
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
The Antiguan Delegation embarked on a 5-day mission to promote the upcoming festivities for Antigua's Carnival.
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ACYR: TWO MONTHS TO GO AND COUNTING
February 16th 2018
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta
Sign up now for Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta and take advantage of the early bird discount that is about to expire.
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HARPER'S SCHOOL ART COMPETITION LAUNCHES WITH STOP PLASTIC POLLUTION MESSAGE
February 16th 2018
Antigua Sailing Week
The ASW 51st annual School Art Competition has a new title sponsor.
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REGIONAL TEAMS TO HELP WITH REPAIRS
February 15th 2018
National Office of Disaster Services
NODS will receive assistance from a 12-member delegation from Jamaica, along with 13 individuals from the Regional Security System.
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RECORD RACING FOR THE RORC CARIBBEAN 600 & WHAT'S ON
February 15th 2018
What's On
This week's newsletter features the RORC Caribbean 600, arrival of Pedal the Pond, Super50 Cricket Festival, dining nights, dog show, special offers and lots more.
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WELCOME DAMIAN BROWNE – FINAL ROWER OF TWAC2017
February 15th 2018
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
Head down to Nelson’s Dockyard today to welcome solo Damian Browne (Gullivers Travels).
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TEAM TAKES ON ATLANTIC PEDALO CHALLENGE TO RAISE FUNDS
February 15th 2018
Causes@antiguanice.com
The team which started off from Gran Canaria is due to arrive in Antigua on Friday, February 16th, setting a world record.
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HISTORY IN THE MAKING: RECORD ENTRY FOR RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 14th 2018
RORC Caribbean 600
A spectacular start is expected on Monday, February 19th with a record-breaking fleet of 88 boats.
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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR ANTIGUA SAILING WEEK
February 14th 2018
Antigua Sailing Week
Positions available in administration, entertainment, individual transportation, and much more.
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GILL RENEWS PARTNERSHIP WITH ASW
February 14th 2018
Antigua Sailing Week
The leading technical apparel brand & manufacturing company has extended its partnership for the 2018/2019 events.
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SPECTATOR BOAT EXCLUSION ZONE & RORC VIEWING POINTS
February 14th 2018
RORC Caribbean 600
See where to watch the start of the race, exclusion zone info & more.
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SPECTATOR BOAT FOR RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 13th 2018
Wadadli Cats
Book your space aboard Wadadli Cats to watch the start of the thrilling race on Friday, February 19th.
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FEBRUARY 2018 REAL ESTATE INSIDER
February 13th 2018
Real Estate Guide Newsletter
This month's newsletter features Stanley’s Estate Agents new team members and new service offered. Luxurious properties to rent, and for sale at reduced prices and more.
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VIDEO: DISCOVER SEA'S SERVICES
February 13th 2018
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
Check out the full commercial featuring Stanley's Estate Agents' services including new Property Management!
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FOR RENT: LASATA PLACE OCEAN COTTAGE
February 13th 2018
Paradise Properties Connection Ltd. Sales
One bedroom villa located in Blue Waters and overlooking the beach is for long term rental at US$1,600 monthly.
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FOR RENT: CEDAR HEIGHTS
February 13th 2018
Paradise Properties Connection Ltd. Sales
This spacious and well appointed 3-bedroom villa overlooking St. John's and with stunning sea views can be rented long term at US$3,000 monthly.
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FOR SALE: CASA CORALE
February 13th 2018
Paradise Properties Connection Ltd. Sales
Stunning and fully equipped, 2-bedroom villa located within the exclusive Hodges Bay area is for sale at a reduced price of US$995,000.
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FOR RENT: ADMIRALTY BEACH HOUSE
February 13th 2018
Paradise Properties Connection Ltd. Sales
Luxurious 5-bedroom holiday home in Turtle Bay is available to rent from US$858 per night/US$6,000 per week.
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ANTIGUA & BARBUDA ACHIEVES MAJOR EXPOSURE AT T&T CARNIVAL
February 12th 2018
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
ABTA and the Festivals Commission has just wrapped up a busy week.
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WADADLI YOUTH PEN PRIZE
February 12th 2018
Wadadli Youth Pen Prize
Since it first launched its annual Challenge for young writers in Antigua and Barbuda it has depended on its friends contributions.
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VALENTINE'S DAY MASSAGE
February 12th 2018
Elements Antigua
What could be more sensuous on Valentine's Day than to give someone special the gift of a massage at The Powder Room Spa.
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RACE RESULTS FOR TEAM ANTIGUA FROM SCHOELCHER INTERNATIONAL SAILING WEEK
February 16th 2018
Antigua Yacht Club
Special congrats to Shanoy Malone who was 1st in the Optimist Benjamin Class and also to Daniel Smit who placed 2nd in the Laser Radial!
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FOR RENT: VILLA SERENA NONSUCH BAY
February 12th 2018
Island Living Ltd
Stunning villa set within the grounds of Nonsuch Bay Resort where guests can enjoy the resort facilities is available to let from US$4,800 weekly.
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FOR SALE: CHERRY HILL PLOTS
February 12th 2018
Richard Watson & Company
Two building plots, each of half an acre and set on the edge of Falmouth Harbour are for sale separately or as a single plot for US$250,000 each.
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FOR SALE: VILLA 101 E-H
February 12th 2018
Richard Watson & Company
4 villas set in the popular resort of Jolly Harbour is on the market for US$525,000. Vendor may sell individual units or in pairs at US$150,000 each.
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FOR SALE: TRADE WINDS HOUSE
February 12th 2018
Richard Watson & Company
A beautiful and well located 4-bedroom detached villa in Dickenson Bay is available for sale at US$675,000.
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SHEER ROCKS NAMED BEST RESTAURANT IN THE CARIBBEAN
February 9th 2018
Sheer Rocks Restaurant Bar Lounge
The votes are in for USA Today 2018 10Best Restaurants in the Caribbean.
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ANTIGUA CITIZENSHIP FUND DISCOUNT TO END NOVEMBER 2018
February 9th 2018
Citizens International
The minimum donation amount for the National Development Fund route to citizenship is set to double.
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SUPERYACHT DELIVERS: GREAT SAILING & MEMORABLE PARTIES
February 9th 2018
Nelsons Dockyard National Park
The Superyacht Challenge lived up to its major billing this year.
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FOR SALE: SOUTH POINT UNITS
February 9th 2018
South Point
Nine beautiful one bedroom units set on an exclusive waterfront location with great views are for sale at US$400,000 and US$695,000.
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BEACH BAR TRAIL SHORTLISTED FOR UK AWARDS
February 9th 2018
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
The travel awards recognise the most original, creative, innovative and best performing campaigns.
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FOR SALE: BLUE WATERS COVE 4C
February 9th 2018
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
This luxury apartment enjoys stunning views over a private pool, landscaped gardens and the the Caribbean Sea. Priced at US$355,000.
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FOR SALE: ISLAND TIME
February 9th 2018
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
4-bedroom villa with breathtaking views of Montserrat & Guadeloupe from its elevated and private cliff side setting. Yours at US$1.79 Million.
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FOR SALE: CLIFFSIDE VILLA
February 9th 2018
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
First time on market! A fabulous Caribbean-styled, 2 bedroom villa on .50 acres of elevated oceanfront land is selling at US$825,000.
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ANTIGUA & BARBUDA TO HOST GWADADLI FESTIVAL
February 9th 2018
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
The rich cultural event will showcase eclectic music & more from the islands of Guadeloupe and Antigua.
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PUPPY & KITTEN CUDDLE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
February 9th 2018
Protect Antiguan Animals With a Smile
PAAWS are in need of volunteers to spend time socialising with their adorable fur babies.
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VALENTINE'S DAY EVENTS AND GIFT GUIDE & WHAT'S ON
February 8th 2018
What's On
This week's newsletter is all about Valentine's Day, paries and dinner nights with great entertainment by live bands abd DJs, regattas and more.
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THE 10 BEST PLACES TO EAT AND DRINK IN ANTIGUA
February 7th 2018
What's On
View some of the best local joints and high-end resorts listed by the Travel Channel to sample local specialties.
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BARBUDA EXPRESS FERRY NOTICE
February 7th 2018
Barbuda Express
Due to severe weather coming our way, the ferry will not be operating from Saturday, February 10th until further notice.
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NEW ARRIVALS IN STOCK
February 6th 2018
Exotic Antigua
Shop beautiful dresses & shirts for Valentine's Day, or choose from a wide variety of clothing for any occasion at Exotic Antigua.
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ENEWSLETTER SIGNUP
February 6th 2018
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
Sign up for Stanley's Estate Agents e-newsletter and receive timely notifications of any new listings for sale or rent.
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ANTIGUANICE YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 130
February 6th 2018
AntiguaNice Yachting Insider Newsletter
Jolly Harbour Valentine's Regatta and more yachting news.
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TALISKER WHISKEY ATLANTIC CHALLENGE UPDATE
February 6th 2018
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
We’ve welcomed 17 teams so far in Antigua as the finish line of the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge.
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NEW ADDITIONS TO STANLEY'S TEAM
February 6th 2018
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
Two new additions to the team at Stanley’s Estate Agents: Dorina Goodman as Office Administrator and Alistair Forrest as Director, Commercial Sales & Property Management
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FRENCH FLAIR FOR THE RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 5th 2018
RORC Caribbean 600
With two weeks to go until the 10th edition of the race, many of the yachts taking part are already in Antigua or neighbouring islands.
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FINAL REPORT: THE SUPERYACHT SPIRIT
February 5th 2018
The Superyacht Challenge Antigua
The regatta held over January 31st - February 4th, once again attracted a magnificent fleet ranging in size from 82ft (25m) to 172ft (52m).
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FOR SALE: VILLA 241A
February 2nd 2018
Antigua Estates
A luxurious and stunning end-unit villa in Jolly Harbour with uninterrupted panoramic views over the harbour & beyond is selling at US$895,000.
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A & B MAKES SPLASH AT CARIBBEAN TRAVEL MARKETPLACE
February 2nd 2018
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
Amongst the major announcements from the meetings was news of an increase in Jet Blue service.
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THE PERFECT DESTINATION FOR ROWING & ROMANCE
February 2nd 2018
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
Organized by Indigo Wedding Planners, Stuart Watts of the Four Oarsmen team and Laura Mann exchanged nuptials at Jacqui O’s.
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ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA HOSTS SUPER50 CRICKET FESTIVAL
February 2nd 2018
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
Over 20 Tourism Ambassadors will provide hospitality services at the tournament.
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INFORMATION SHARING
February 2nd 2018
National Office of Disaster Services
NODS has given ample opportunities for Barbuda Council members to obtain information on the operations in Barbuda.
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SUPER BOWL SUNDAY & WHAT'S ON
February 1st 2018
What's On
This week's newsletter features all the hot spots where you can touchdown at to watch the Super Bowl action, Valentine's Day gift ideas and treats, events taking place this weekend & more.
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COUNCIL OFFICE MISHAP
February 1st 2018
National Office of Disaster Services
Director of NODS, Philmore Mullin says the confrontation between Barbuda Council members and military officers was unnecessary.
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SUPERYACHT SEASON UNDERWAY IN ANTIGUA
February 1st 2018
The Superyacht Challenge Antigua
Dazzling yachts ranging in different sizes will take part in four days of racing along the stunning south coast of Antigua.
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FLOW LEND APP
January 31st 2018
FLOW
Download the app and get the credit you need right away to call, text and activate a new data plan. Best of all, you can pay back at a later time.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600: STORY LEADS + FACTS & STATS
January 30th 2018
RORC Caribbean 600
View the links to download the latest press information for the race starting on Monday, February 19th.
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VALENTINE'S DAY GIFTS & FLORAL ARRANGEMENTS
January 29th 2018
Flower World Ltd.
Say I love you this Valentine's Day with gifts, chocolates, wines or a beautiful bouquet of fresh floral arrangements from Flower World.
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TRIPADVISOR REVIEW: "OUTSTANDING QUAINT HOTEL ON THE BEACH"
January 29th 2018
Siboney Beach Club
We stayed in the Tree-house room and were very comfortable during our 12 night stay.
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ANTIGUA'S SHABIER KIRCHNER AT SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL
January 26th 2018
Wadadli Film Studios
Congratulations to the film crew on Skate Kitchen and especially to Antigua’s own Shabier Kirchner!
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ROOF REPAIRS BEGIN IN BARBUDA WITH AID FROM CHINA
January 26th 2018
National Office of Disaster Services
Recovery will be further boosted with the launch of a US$2 million China Aid Post Disaster Restoration initiative.
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SUPER50 CRICKET FESTIVAL & WHAT'S ON
January 25th 2018
What's On
This week's What's On newsletter features the 2018 Regional Super50 Cricket Festival, upcoming events, Valentine's Day ideas, special offers and much more.
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ANTIGUANICE YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 128
January 12th 2018
AntiguaNice Yachting Insider Newsletter
Welcome Team Antigua this weekend and more yachting news.
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ANTIGUANICE YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 129
January 24th 2018
AntiguaNice Yachting Insider Newsletter
Tiger Tyson lands Youth Olympic spot and more yachting news.
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TEAM ANTIGUA ARRIVAL AND THE LATEST ON THE TWAC 2017
January 23rd 2018
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
Records have been smashed and new records made in almost every arrival so far in the challenge.
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JOB VACANCY EXISTS FOR A GRAPHIC DESIGNER
January 23rd 2018
What's On
Takumi Media is now hiring! View the requirements and see how to apply for this position.
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ROUND THE ISLAND RACE RESULTS
January 23rd 2018
Antigua Yacht Club
View and download the race results for the Round the Island Race which was held on Saturday, January 20th.
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MAY & JOEL WEDDING TESTIMONIAL
January 22nd 2018
Indigo - Antigua Wedding Planners
Planning a destination wedding in beautiful Antigua has its challenges but Indigo Event Services made it so much easier for us.
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BUDGET ACCOMMODATION ON SAILING YACHT
January 22nd 2018
The Lodge
Enjoy the luxury and comfort aboard your own yacht when you book to stay on 'Feanor', berthed at the NSA.
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DIGICEL AFFIRMS ITS COMMITMENT TO BASKETBALL
January 22nd 2018
Digicel
With the start of the 2018 basketball season underway, Digicel has again sealed its commitment to the sport.
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TIGER TYSON WINS OLYMPIC QUALIFIERS
January 22nd 2018
AntiguaNice Yachting Insider Newsletter
After a fierce battle all week but never moving off the top spot, Tiger will now represent Antigua & Barbuda at the Olympics.
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