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RORC CARIBBEAN 600: DAY 5: BELLA MENTE OVERALL WINNER
February 27th 2015
RORC Caribbean 600
Hap Fauth's American JV72, Bella Mente has been declared the overall winner of the 2015 RORC Caribbean 600.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600: DAY 4: FIGARO AND CLASSIC FOCUS
February 27th 2015
RORC Caribbean 600
Four Figaro II teams, all from the Guadeloupe Grand Large sailing academy, are racing in this year's RORC Caribbean 600.
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ENJOY THE PERFECT CARIBBEAN SUNSET AND EXPLORE WHAT
February 27th 2015
What's On
This week's What's On Newsletter from Antiguanice.com has a listing of perfect places to enjoy Sunset Happy Hours, events and entertainment for the week, restaurant specials, and highlights of tours, accommodations, services, and businesses.
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SUNSET HAPPY HOUR–PERFECTLY CARIBBEAN
February 26th 2015
What's On
Sunset watching and happy hours on the west coast of Antigua create Caribbean moments to remember.
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 DAY 3 & 4: 43 YACHTS STILL RACING
February 26th 2015
RORC Caribbean 600
By the morning of Day Four of the RORC Caribbean 600, 19 yachts had completed the race and 43 yachts were still racing.
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SPRING TENNIS WEEKS
February 26th 2015
Curtain Bluff Spa
Sign up for Spring tennis weeks and be automatically entered to win a 5-night package the 2016 French Open
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VACANCY - SALES MANAGER NEEDED
February 26th 2015
Antigua Estates
Experienced realtor needed for sales manager position at Antigua Estates, contact info@antiguaestates.com
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FOR LEASE: CUSTARD APPLE SLIPWAY RESTAURANT
February 25th 2015
JHR Caribbean Real Estate
One of the best known dining spots in Antigua (former location of Catherine's Café) is now available for long term lease
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“ICONIC AND CHARMING” ON TRIPADVISOR
February 25th 2015
Copper and Lumber Store Hotel
A recent 5-star review of Copper and Lumber Store Hotel on TripAdvisor
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600: DAY 2 WRAP UP
February 25th 2015
RORC Caribbean 600
Lloyd Thornburg's MOD 70, Phaedo3 crossed the finish line followed by George David's Juan K designed Rambler 88.
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PHAEDO 3 BREAKS RORC CARIBBEAN 600 MULTIHULL RECORD
February 25th 2015
RORC Caribbean 600
Lloyd Thornburg's MOD 70, Phaedo^3 crossed the finish line in Antigua at 20:35:30 AST on Tuesday 24th February 2015 in an elapsed time of 1 day, 9 hours, 35 minutes and 30 seconds.
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VILLA MARIPOSA FOR SALE
February 23rd 2015
JHR Caribbean Real Estate
Stunning, contemporary six bedroom villa near Jolly Harbour with swimming pool, gazebo and guest house
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268 SPRING BREAK CARNIVAL DISCOUNT
February 24th 2015
268 Spring Break
Wear an appropriate costume to the EDM Meets Antigua Carnival Night on March 11 and save $15 on the ticket.
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INVITATION TO 2015 ISAF YOUTH WORLDS ENP AMERICAS REGIONAL PERFORMANCE CLINIC
February 24th 2015
Caribbean Sailing Association
ISAF is pleased to formally invite all MNAs to register their interest for attendance at the Americas Regional Performance Clinic of the 2015 ISAF Youth Worlds Emerging Nations Programme (YW ENP).
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 DAY 1: VIDEO & HIGHLIGHTS
February 24th 2015
RORC Caribbean 600
66 yachts started the 7th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600, with hundreds of race fans watching the impressive fleet from Fort Charlotte and Shirley Heights.
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SHEER ROCKS EXPANDS TAPAS MENU
February 24th 2015
Sheer Rocks Restaurant Bar Lounge
The restaurant now serves over 25 different tapas dishes in the bar every evening except Sundays.
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CEDAR VALLEY HEIGHTS LOOKOUT
February 23rd 2015
JHR Caribbean Real Estate
Lovely 3 bedroom house with private pool, nice outdoor areas and views for rent in a gated community with neighborhood watch
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RENTAL: SMITHS ESTATE COTTAGE
February 23rd 2015
JHR Caribbean Real Estate
This furnished centrally located 2 bedroom Cottage for rent is within a few minutes distance to pretty much everything
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ANTIGUAN WINS US PLUS-SIZE COMPETITION
February 23rd 2015
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Renée Edwards-Ambrose has won the inaugural Curvy Idol Competition held in Atlanta Georgia over the weekend.
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268 SPRING BREAK OFFERS GROUP DISCOUNTS
February 23rd 2015
268 Spring Break
Groups of 10 people or more can get discounts on tickets to the EDM Meets Antigua fetes coming March 7-12 to Miller's by the Sea.
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YB TRACKS TALISKER ATLANTIC ROW 2015
February 23rd 2015
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
The world's toughest rowing race - tracked by the world's toughest trackers
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REAL ESTATE GUIDE NEWSLETTER: FEBRUARY 2015
February 23rd 2015
Real Estate Guide Newsletter
Prime Restaurant Space for Lease and What's In the Real Estate Spotlight!
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HOTHOTHOTSPOT RORC CLOSING
February 23rd 2015
HotHotHotSpot
The cafe in Nelson's Dockyard will not be hosting its usual Wednesday night dinner due to the RORC activities this week.
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PHAEDO 3 AND PARADOX FLY INTO ANTIGUA
February 20th 2015
RORC Caribbean 600
Trimarans Phaedo 3 and Paradox fly into Antigua for the RORC Caribbean 600.
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ENJOY THE MEGA YACHTS OF THE RORC AND EXPLORE WHAT
February 20th 2015
What's On
The Antiguanice.com What's On newsletter this week details upcoming events like the RORC Caribbean 600 race and all the events, entertainment and restaurants specials plus tours,beauty and health services, client news and more.
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FESTIVALS COMMISSION ROLLS OUT CARNIVAL VOLUNTEER PROGRAM
February 19th 2015
Antigua Carnival
A call is being made on residents who are interested in the Carnival Volunteer Program to register at the office of the Antigua and Barbuda Festivals Commission.
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ANTIGUAN IS FINALIST IN US PLUS-SIZE COMPETITION
February 19th 2015
What's On
Drag racer and plus-size model Renée Edwards-Ambrose will travel this weekend to Atlanta Georgia, from 20-22 February, to participate in the first ever Curvy Idol Competition Finale.
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HOW TO FOLLOW THE RORC CARIBBEAN 600
February 19th 2015
RORC Caribbean 600
The Race Team from the Royal Ocean Racing Club, based at Antigua Yacht Club, is busy preparing for the start of 7th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600.
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CARIBBEAN HELICOPTERS CALLED “THE BEST EXPERIENCE”
February 18th 2015
Caribbean Helicopters Ltd
A recent visitor raved about her experience on the company's Montserrat volcano tour and the customer service they provided.
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE #78
February 18th 2015
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
RORC Caribbean 600, Jolly Harbour Valentine's Regatta, Antiguan Youth Sailors Excel in Martinique
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AA FLIGHT SCHEDULE: MARCH - APRIL 2015
February 18th 2015
American Airlines
See the flight schedule for American Airlines and US Airways for Antigua from 1st March to 30th April 2015.
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EAG NEWSLETTER
February 18th 2015
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
Check out the latest news from the EAG in their newsletter, highlighting upcoming events like their Field Trip and meetings, along with a review of the recent Gala Dinner.
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CARMICHAEL'S BEGINS EVENING TEA SERVICE
February 17th 2015
Carmichael's
From 4:30-5:30 pm, the restaurant at Sugar Ridge will serve tea in the British style while patrons enjoy the sunset over Jolly Harbour.
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RENFREW LAND FOR SALE
February 17th 2015
Executive Realty
29 acres of land available for sale with magnificent views in all directions from the many different elevations
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JHYC CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPATION IN VALENTINE'S REGATTA
February 17th 2015
Jolly Harbour Yacht Club
International and local participants enjoyed tactical racing and great shoreside events.
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SUMMER BREEZE FOR SALE
February 17th 2015
Island Living Ltd
A charming 2,500 sq-ft two-bedroom villa on 0.5 acre in an idyllic setting with stunning views, AC and insulation and much more
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RENTAL: 33 PALMS
February 17th 2015
Island Living Ltd
Gorgeous 5-bedroom North Beach home, with a mix of contemporary and Caribbean style for rent in Jolly Harbour
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ANTIGUA DRAGON YACHT CLUB CHALLENGE IN DECEMBER
February 17th 2015
Harmony Hall Antigua
The next Antigua Dragon Yacht Challenge has been scheduled for December 11-13, 2015.
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DIGICEL INTRODUCES ONLINE SERVICES
February 17th 2015
Digicel
The company's new online services offer customers a convenient way to pay bills, check balances and top up accounts.
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GALLEY BAY PARCEL
February 17th 2015
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
A half an acre of beachfront land within Galley Bay Heights gated community with direct beach and ocean views. Own a plot in paradise!
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ANTIGUA CARNIVAL LAUNCH WEEKS AWAY
February 17th 2015
Antigua Carnival
Antigua Carnival is set to launch later this month, according to the National Festivals Commission.
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TURTLE BAY AREA VIEW LOT
February 17th 2015
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
A .47 acre parcel offering privacy and views overlooking famed Falmouth Harbour.
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FARSIDE HOUSE
February 17th 2015
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
A rare opportunity to acquire a 1.5 acre garden estate home in Dieppe Bay offering scenic views of the mega yachts arriving and departing Falmouth Harbour
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OCEAN SEVEN TAMARIND HILLS
February 17th 2015
Luxury Locations Antigua
This fully-furnished 4-bedroom is now on the market at an exceptional price with unparalleled comfort, coupled with jaw-dropping panoramic sea vistas
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RORC CARIBBEAN 600 - SENSATIONAL FLEET GATHERS IN ANTIGUA
February 16th 2015
RORC Caribbean 600
An amazing fleet of yachts from around the globe, have come together for a spectacular Caribbean rendezvous.
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MAMORA BAY BOAT HOUSE
February 16th 2015
Luxury Locations Antigua
This 7-bedroom Boat House ticks most boxes on the ‘dream home checklist’ on positioning alone.
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SUPERYACHT CHALLENGE ANTIGUA 2015
February 15th 2015
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
The Superyacht Challenge Antigua took place from January 30 to February 1 with 10 yachts racing.
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ANTIGUAN YOUTH TEAM EXCELS IN MARTINIQUE
February 15th 2015
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
A group of Antigua's youth sailors excelled in the Schoelcher International Regatta in Martinique.
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RS ELITE REGATTA AT NONSUCH BAY RESORT
February 15th 2015
Nonsuch Bay Resort
Nonsuch Bay Resort hosted members of Salcombe Yacht Club for an RS Elite regatta.
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MAURICE UNDERWATER SERVICES SUPPORTS CHARITIES
February 15th 2015
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
Maurice Underwater Services supports local charities.
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CARIBBEAN HELICOPTERS NEW SERVICE TO ST. KITTS & NEVIS
February 13th 2015
Caribbean Helicopters Ltd
CHL will operate twice daily flights on Fridays and Sundays between Antigua, St. Kitts and Nevis using fixed-wing aircraft.
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JHYC MARCH SOCIAL EVENTS
February 13th 2015
Jolly Harbour Yacht Club
The Jolly Harbour Yacht Club will be holding social events throughout March.
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FOUNDER OF THE CSA RATING RULE PASSES AWAY
February 13th 2015
Caribbean Sailing Association
On February 3rd 2015, Alfred Cyril Rapier aged 85, quietly slipped his mooring lines and sailed single handed to the big regatta in the sky.
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PLAN FOR VALENTINE NIGHT, ENJOY HORSE RACING AND EXPLORE WHAT'S HOT THIS WEEK!
February 13th 2015
What's On
The Antiguanice.com What's On newsletter for February 12, 2015 contains the latest news on events, restaurant and accommodation specials, entertainment, tours and much more.
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DJ LINE-UP FOR EDM MEETS ANTIGUA
February 12th 2015
268 Spring Break
The major event from March 7-12 at Miller's By the Sea has announced the DJs for each of the six party nights.
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AUA SUPPORTS TINMAN ROHR FOR 4TH YEAR
February 12th 2015
AUA Medical School
For the 4th consecutive year, AUA has partnered with the Wadadli Triathlon Club to present the 4th AUA Tinman Rohr Triathlon.
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MID-TERM CAMPS WITH SWALINGS
February 12th 2015
Swalings Antigua
While a few schools are closed for the mid term over the next few days, Swalings is open and running camps for all ages 9am-5pm.
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FUNDRAISING FITNESS CLASSES
February 12th 2015
National Sailing Academy
Come out for fun fitness classes during February to benefit the Gard Centre.
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“WONDERFUL PLACE FOR REST AND RELAXATION”
February 12th 2015
Cocobay Resort
Austin from Texas describes Cocobay Resort as a wonderful retreat for rest and relaxation in a 5-star review on TripAdvisor.
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DIGICEL BRAND AMBASSADOR RICARDO DRUE GOES FOR GROOVY MONARCH TITLE IN TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
February 11th 2015
Digicel
This week’s upcoming International Soca Monarch show will see Ricardo Drue, Digicel Brand Ambassador and Antigua and Barbuda’s 2014 Power Soca winner, entertaining crowds at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Trinidad and Tobago.
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HARMONY HALL YACHT CLUB DRAGON RACING RESULTS
February 11th 2015
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
Dragon racing took place in Falmouth Harbour on Saturday 7th February for the Antigua Dragon Yacht Club Challenge.
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2015 AUA ROHR TINMAN TRIATHLON
February 11th 2015
Wadadli Tinman Triathlon
Registration is now open for the event, being held on Saturday March 28th at the beautiful Morris Bay Beach.
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HEINEKEN REGATTA NEWSLETTER
February 11th 2015
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
There are lots of changes on the water for the 35th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, set for March 5th – 8th 2015.
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WOBBLY EVENT IS A SUCCESS
February 11th 2015
Antigua and Barbuda Search and Rescue
The Build Your Own Boat Regatta fundraiser on Feb. 6 raised over EC$31,000 for ABSAR.
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TRISKELL CUP 2015 NOTICE OF RACE
February 10th 2015
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
The Triskell Cup takes place over 11th – 15th March in Guadeloupe.
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DRONE PILOT NEEDED
February 10th 2015
Antigua Estates
Drone Pilot as well as a marketing professional needed for advanced real estate company.
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LES VOILES DE SAINT BARTH NEWSLETTER
February 10th 2015
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
Registration is still open for the event, coming up in April, and the newsletter gives details on the latest entrants and cherished sponsors.
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JOLLY HARBOUR YACHT CLUB NEWSLETTER
February 10th 2015
Jolly Harbour Yacht Club
The latest newsletter from the Jolly Harbour Yacht Club focuses on important information on the Valentine’s Regatta, set for 13th – 15th February.
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WOMEN TAKE THE SPOTLIGHT AT CASSADA GARDENS
February 9th 2015
What's On
Women will take centre stage during the February 15 Valentine’s Day race meet at Cassada Gardens.
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WATCH A WACKY REGATTA, PLAN FOR VALENTINE NIGHT, AND EXPLORE WHAT
February 6th 2015
What's On
The Antiguanice.com What's On newsletter this week highlights the Wobbly BYOB Race, next weekend's Valentine's offerings, Antigua Sailing Week and events, restaurant specials, entertainment, tours, sales, accommodations and more going on in Antigua & Barbuda this week.
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THE LATEST ON SAILING WEEK 2015
February 5th 2015
Antigua Sailing Week
Antigua Sailing Week, happening from April 25 to May 1, 2015, already has 65 boats signed up for one of the most prestigious yachting regattas in the world.
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MAJOR MARKETING CAMPAIGNS TO RAISE PROFILE OF ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA
February 3rd 2015
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
A 60-minute television documentary on “Tourism in Antigua and Barbuda” will air in the Italian market, this February and again in March, following filming last week by Sky Italia.
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INTRODUCING NEW HALF MARATHON ‘RUN IN PARADISE’
February 5th 2015
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
The ‘Run in Paradise’ Half Marathon is all set to be an exciting and challenging race, attracting local and international runners, with funds raised to go to charity.
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MAKE YOUR VALENTINES DAY SPECIAL IN ANTIGUA
February 5th 2015
What's On
Next weekend, February 14, is a day for lovers, and the restaurants and stores of Antigua go all out with special dinners, entertainment, sales and gift ideas
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FEBRUARY ISSUE OF SUGAR RIDGE NEWSLETTER OUT
February 5th 2015
Sugar Ridge Hotel
The latest edition features Valentine's Day dinner specials along with the resort's new Movie Nights, sushi menu, new spa packages and more.
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ABCSI INTRODUCES SERVICES GO GLOBAL
February 4th 2015
A & B Coalition of Service Industries
a new mentorship programme for small and medium enterprises (SMEs), which will begin training in March; course previews will take place February 11-12, 2015.
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FASHIONABLE VALENTINE GIFT IDEAS AT CATTLEYA
February 4th 2015
Cattleya Boutique
The boutique in Heritage Quay has an array of clothing, jewellery, accessories and handbags perfect for Valentine's gift-giving.
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U CAN FOOD DRIVE CONTINUES
February 4th 2015
Sandals Grande Antigua
Sandals Foundation supports U Can Food Drive and Book & Ball Sports Academy for the fifth consecutive year
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ABSAR FUNDRAISING RAFFLE
February 4th 2015
Antigua and Barbuda Search and Rescue
The draw is this Friday at the Cat Club, following the Annual ABSAR Wobbly event.
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HEARTS GALORE AT SILVER CHELLES
February 4th 2015
Silver Chelles
Give your heart on Valentine's Day with beautiful jewellery made from Shiva's Eye, abalone and other seashells.
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WOBBLY BYOB RACE COMING FRIDAY
February 4th 2015
Cambusa Italian Restaurant
The Annual Wobbly Boat fundraiser for ABSAR takes place on Friday, February 6, 2015, with hand-made boats with a Sea Creatures theme, and BBQ and Pasta Party at Cambusa afterward.
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KEN FOLLET MEETS ISLAND ACADEMY
January 26th 2015
Island Academy International
Internationally renowned best selling author and story teller, Ken Follet visits Island Academy.
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CECILIA'S IS "A PERFECT SPOT TO RELAX"
February 3rd 2015
Cecilia's
A recent review of the restaurant on Trip Advisor noted the relaxing setting, great food and warmth of the owner.
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SEASIDE YOGA WITH SARAH
February 3rd 2015
Yoga Antigua
A fusion of Kundalini, Hatha and Flow Yoga kicking off in English Harbour this week, don't miss it.
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AHTA CERTIFIED POOL OPERATORS WORKSHOP
February 3rd 2015
Antigua Hotel and Tourist Association (AHTA)
Register before February 4th for the Certified Pool Operators Workshop on March 10th and 11th.
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SWALINGS TEAM IN SKILLBALL TOURNAMENT
February 3rd 2015
Swalings Antigua
Over the weekend, Friday and Saturday, Swalings entered the Cool and Smooth Skillball Tournament, hosted By Ghetto City and Generation Next.
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 77
February 2nd 2015
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
Antigua Dragon Yacht Club Challenge, Antigua Superyacht Challenge and JHYC Pursuit Race to Barbuda
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MAVERICK SABRE STOPS BY
January 26th 2015
Island Academy International
Maverick Sabre, UK singer-songwriter supports school fundraiser
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