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AUA DONATES MORE THAN 500 TEXTBOOKS AND VIDEOS
May 26th 2015
AUA Medical School
AUA continues commendable community outreach, donates more than 500 textbooks and videos
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CRABB POINT LAND FOR SALE
May 26th 2015
ABI Realty
Located between two beautiful beaches; Turners and Darkwood at Crabb Point, land for sale at 375K
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AQUA HOUSE
May 26th 2015
Luxury Locations Antigua
A bright, airy ambiance and exquisite styling give this fabulous four-bedroom home its edge, for sale at 895K
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COMMERCIAL SPACES FOR RENT
May 26th 2015
Antigua Hot Properties Ltd.
Two store units on the corner of Independence Avenue & All Saints Road for rent...
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RUMBABA CLOSES FOR SUMMER SEASON
May 22nd 2015
Rumbaba
The popular English Harbour restaurant is closed for the summer, re-opening on October 15, 2015.
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SERENDIPITY PLACE AND MORE IN THE REAL ESTATE SPOTLIGHT
May 22nd 2015
Real Estate Guide Newsletter
Download the May edition of Real Estate Guide Newsletter here
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2015 CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE
May 22nd 2015
Antigua's Yepton Estate Cottages
Antigua Yepton Estate Cottages awarded a 2015 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
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NEW REGISTRATION DEADLINES FOR CARNIVAL 2015
May 22nd 2015
Antigua Carnival
The general public is advised that registration for Antigua’s Carnival 2015, “The Caribbean’s Greatest Summer Festival”, is currently still ongoing.
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ENJOY THE FISHING, ENJOY THE LIME AND A FUN BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND
May 22nd 2015
What's On
This week’s newsletter highlights the 49th Annual Antigua & Barbuda Sports Fishing Tournament and Marlin Classic, taking place this weekend over May 21st – 24th in Nelson’s Dockyard.
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TOURISM BUSINESSES ADDED TO TA HALL OF FAME
May 21st 2015
What's On
Several Antigua hotels and tour operators were inducted into the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame this week.
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SUGAR RIDGE NAMED TO TRIP ADVISOR HALL OF FAME
May 20th 2015
Sugar Ridge Hotel
In recognition of the hotel receiving five years of Certificates of Excellence, Trip Advisor has added it to their Hall of Fame.
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CREOLE CRUISES IN TRIPADVISOR HALL OF FAME
May 20th 2015
Creole Cruises
After five years of winning the Certificate of Excellence, Creole Cruises Antigua has been welcomed into the Tripadvisor Hall of Fame!
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MAYDAY SEASONAL CLOSING
May 19th 2015
Mayday Restaurant
Mayday Restaurant in Jolly Harbour will be closed from May 15-June 22, 2015.
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2015 TRIPADVISOR HALL OF FAME WINNER
May 19th 2015
Carlisle Bay Hotel & Blue Spa
Carlisle Bay receives TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame!
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H&M'S SUMMER STARTS NOW CAMPAIGN
May 19th 2015
Carlisle Bay Hotel & Blue Spa
Check out behind the scenes of H&M's latest summer campaign featuring Doutzen Kroes, Adriana Lima & Joan Smalls; stayed at Carlisle Bay and filmed in Antigua
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CEDAR VALLEY HOME FOR RENT
May 19th 2015
Antigua Hot Properties Ltd.
Spacious 5-bedroom 2-storey home in Cedar Valley available for rent, with utilities included
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PETITION TO HOLD GUIANA ISLAND DEVELOPERS ACCOUNTABLE TO A&B LAWS
May 19th 2015
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
We encourage you to sign a letter to Prime Minister Gaston Browne petitioning the Government of Antigua & Barbuda to uphold the relevant laws.
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ANGEL'S J'OUVERT TROUPE
May 19th 2015
Antigua Carnival
Join Angel's J'ouvert troupe for the best Jump up street party experience on Monday 3rd August 2015 from 4am.
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RELIVE ANTIGUA SAILING WEEK AND TAKE THE SURVEY
May 19th 2015
Antigua Sailing Week
We would like to invite your feedback about the event so we can keep on improving it.
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WILLOUGHBY BAY PARCEL 2
May 18th 2015
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
0.47 acre view lot strategically situated on site of famed Alberto’s Restaurant for sale at US$395K
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CALABASH VILLA
May 18th 2015
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
Two-storey, 3-bedroom home with lower self-contained apartment and swimming pool for sale at US$749K
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THE GREEN HOUSE
May 18th 2015
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
For sale: Two-storey home with breathtaking views & big open kitchen/living room located on a cul-de-sac.
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THE PELICAN VILLA
May 18th 2015
Lush Locations
A fantastic 6 bedroom family home with great views and swimming pool on the market for 1.2 M
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CSA MAY NEWSLETTER
May 18th 2015
Caribbean Sailing Association
The Caribbean Sailing Association has released their May Newsletter, with the latest updates and member news.
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ISLAND VIEW APARTMENT
May 15th 2015
Absolute Properties Antigua
Two-bedroom apartment set right on the famous marina of Jolly Harbour for long term rental.
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426C NORTH FINGER JOLLY HARBOUR
May 15th 2015
Absolute Properties Antigua
A charming two-bedroom villa with private sundeck with stunning views for rental
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408B NORTH FINGER JOLLY HARBOUR
May 15th 2015
Absolute Properties Antigua
A very lucrative 2-bedroom villa up for a quick sale at 295K, situated on North Finger of Jolly Harbour,
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MCKINNONS ESTATE HOUSE
May 15th 2015
Absolute Properties Antigua
A beautiful 3-bedroom colonial-estate style house for sale at 750K.
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FAMILY FAVOURITE HOTELS AND EXPLORE WHAT
May 15th 2015
What's On
This Week’s What’s On Newsletter highlights two of Antigua’s Hotels that have been rated among the top Family Vacation Hotels in the world, St James’s Club and Carlisle Bay Hotel and Spa.
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SUGAR CAKE COMPETITION ENTRY DEADLINE
May 14th 2015
Island Gourmet Boutique
The deadline for Island Gourmet Boutique Sugar Cake Competition entries set for May 22
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2015 FAMILY VACATION CRITIC FAVORITE HOTEL
May 14th 2015
St. James's Club
Planning a family vacation? Look no further! St. James's Club has been named a 2015 Family Vacation Critic Favorite!
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OCEANVIEW CONDO
May 13th 2015
Atlantik Realty
For sale: Beautiful 1-bedroom ocean view condo with pool and tropical garden
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VILLA ARIEL
May 13th 2015
Atlantik Realty
FOR SALE: 3 bedroom furnished house set in the residential area of Crosbies.
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CORNER LOT VILLA
May 13th 2015
Atlantik Realty
Perfect for the first time homeowner; a 1-storey, 3-bedroom house in the residential area of Crosbies for sale
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BOXER SHACK CLOSED UNTIL SEPTEMBER
May 13th 2015
Boxer Shack Beach Bar & Restaurant
Boxer Shack is closed now for the summer and reopen mid/late September.
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D-BOAT ANTIGUA SUMMER EVENTS CALENDAR
May 12th 2015
D-Boat Antigua
Check out the latest D-Boat Summer Events Calendar for 2015, and make sure you save the date for some of these hot on-the-water parties!
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DRAGON'S LAIR
May 11th 2015
Luxury Locations Antigua
4-bedroom beachfront villa with pool, deck and jacuzzi; sleeps up to 11 people and for sale
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THE YELLOW HOUSE
May 11th 2015
JHR Caribbean Real Estate
3-bedroom rental house with views across Falmouth Harbour and a short term lease.
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CLOGGYS OPEN UNTIL MAY 31
May 11th 2015
Cloggy's Cafe
Cloggy’s Café will close for a summer break on May 31st.
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VIDEO: FINAL SHOW FROM ANTIGUA SAILING WEEK 2015
May 11th 2015
Antigua Sailing Week
Check out the final wrap up video of Antigua Sailing Week 2015!
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MOM'S MAMMOGRAM & DINNER
May 8th 2015
Digicel
For the month of May, Digicel, Belmont Clinic and several restaurants will be celebrating mothers with a 40 percent discount on mammograms and a free dinner voucher.
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GUEST REVIEW OF NAT TOURS
May 8th 2015
Nat Tours Antigua
Recent guests of Nat Tours gave a raving review of their experience with Nathaniel on a tour around the island.
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CELEBRATE MOTHER'S DAY AND EXPLORE WHAT'S HOT THIS WEEK!
May 8th 2015
What's On
It’s Mother’s Day this Sunday and we are celebrating all the moms with a variety of special treats available for her day.
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THE CUSHION CLUB IS BACK!
May 7th 2015
Cushion Club
The Cushion Club reading club for children meets Saturdays between 10:30 a.m. and 12 noon at the University of the West Indies Open Campus.
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EMERALD MONTH - DREAM IN GREEN
May 7th 2015
Colombian Emeralds International
Welcome to May… our favorite month!!! Visit Colombian Emeralds International and Dream in Green…
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SWALINGS NEW OFFICE LOCATION
May 7th 2015
Swalings Antigua
We are almost all settled in to our new home and excited about launching our new programs within the next few weeks.
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ABRACADABRA CLOSING MAY 9
May 7th 2015
Abracadabra Restaurant & Disco-Bar
Abracadabra closes for the season on Saturday 9th May 2015 with a Closing Party.
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ANTIGUA YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 83
May 7th 2015
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
Antigua Sailing Week, Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta and Sport Fishing Tournament Launch Party
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“A CUT ABOVE YOUR NORMAL DELI.”
May 6th 2015
The Larder
The Larder earns a five star rave review from delightful Michigan guest on TripAdvisor
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ABBOTT'S SUPPORTS 2015 FANTASY TENNIS CAMP
May 6th 2015
Abbotts Jewellery & Perfumery
Abbott's supports Curtain Bluff's 2015 Tennis Week, Old Road Scholarship Fund and annual auction.
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JETBLUE TO BEGIN DIRECT FLIGHTS TO ANTIGUA
May 6th 2015
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
JetBlue Airways will begin direct service to Antigua from its base in New York’s JFK International Airport on November 5.
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ANTIGUA SAILING WEEK PROVES FOILING CONCEPT AS GUNBOATS CAPTURE GOLD AND SILVER
May 6th 2015
Antigua Sailing Week
With just one result all week lower than a first-place, Eduardo Perez's Timbalero 3 may have locked up the victory in Antigua Sailing Week's Multihull Racing division by the end of the previous day, but they weren't about to miss a single day of sailing for the all-new Gunboat G4.
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WORKOUT WITH ADAM ROSANTE
May 5th 2015
Curtain Bluff Spa
Adam Rosante, founder of The People's Bootcamp and author of “30-Second Body” will be the host of Curtain Bluff’s next Fit & Fun wellness week, May 16-23, 2015.
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ANTIGUA SAILING WEEK VIDEO: NONSUCH BAY RS ELITE CHALLENGE & LAY DAY
May 5th 2015
Antigua Sailing Week
Lay Day fun in the sun with the Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge
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YIDA INTERNATIONAL ANTIGUA SAILING WEEK FINAL AWARDS
May 5th 2015
Antigua Sailing Week
The Awards Ceremony for the 48th edition of Antigua Sailing Week was held in Nelson's Dockyard, English Harbour.
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ANTIGUA SAILING WEEK: RACE DAY 5
May 5th 2015
Antigua Sailing Week
The final day of the 48th edition of Antigua Sailing Week was blessed with amazing conditions, 20 knots of trade winds, pumping down the rugged south coast of Antigua, kicking up a sea state in brilliant tropical sunshine.
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DATE PALM VILLA FOR SALE
May 1st 2015
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
A charming 4-bedroom villa in the popular Paradise View area, for sale at US$965K
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VILLA VISTA FOR SALE
May 1st 2015
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
Dazzling 6-bedroom villa, tastefully furnished and features stunning views overlooking Falmouth Harbour
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STARR HOUSE FOR SALE
May 1st 2015
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
2-bedroom contemporary villa overlooking Falmouth Harbour, for sale at U$995K
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HOLIDAY RENTAL: HARBOUR NIGHTS
May 1st 2015
Lush Locations
3-bedroom situated on the north finger of Jolly Harbour for rental, rates from $1,500 per week
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SWALINGS NEW TERM AND EARLY BIRD SPECIAL
May 1st 2015
Swalings Antigua
Swalings early bird specials start this weekend with the new Football and Swimming Terms starting soon.
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ANTIGUA SAILING WEEK: RACE DAY 4 & VIDEO
May 1st 2015
Antigua Sailing Week
With just one race to go, several class winners have now been decided at Antigua Sailing Week.
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ANTIGUA SAILING WEEK: LAY DAY & NONSUCH BAY RS ELITE CHALLENGE
May 1st 2015
Antigua Sailing Week
Steel Pulse Lit up Nelson's Dockyard and the Italian Stallions ruled in the Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge.
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RESORT CHALET FOR SALE
May 1st 2015
Luxury Locations Antigua
A superb 1-bedroom chalet in the fantastic unspoilt Verandah Resort & Spa for sale with resort shares
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SAILING WEEK HIGHLIGHTS AND EXPLORE WHAT'S HOT THIS WEEK!
May 1st 2015
What's On
This week in Antigua we are coming to the end of Antigua Sailing Week, after seeing a week of spectacular racing action along with big entertainment nights throughout the regatta.
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CECILIA'S HIGH POINT CAFE CLOSING MAY DAY (MAY 4TH)
April 30th 2015
Cecilia's
will be closed this Monday May 4th! But Open regular until May 30th.
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HARMONY HALL CLOSES MAY 3RD
April 30th 2015
Harmony Hall Antigua
Harmony Hall Closes May 3rd
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'AND WE’RE SPOILED' ON TRIPADVISOR
April 30th 2015
Antigua's Yepton Estate Cottages
Read gushing 5-star review of Antigua's Yepton Estate Cottages: “Wonderful hosts for perfectly kept cottages on a beautiful tidal pond.”
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ANTIGUA SAILING WEEK: CARIBBEAN ALLIANCE INSURANCE RACE DAY 3
April 29th 2015
Antigua Sailing Week
With eight races planned for Antigua Sailing Week, the competition passed the halfway mark today.
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ANTIGUA SAILING WEEK: JOHNNIE WALKER RACE DAY 2
April 29th 2015
Antigua Sailing Week
The second day of Antigua Sailing Week was blessed with cracking conditions with well over a thousand sailors returning to shore, grinning from ear to ear after a spectacular day on the water.
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AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHT SCHEDULE: MAY – JUNE 2015
April 28th 2015
American Airlines
See below for the flight schedule for American Airlines and US Airways for Antigua from 1st May to 30th June 2015.
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SUN RA CLOSES ON MAY 3
April 27th 2015
Sun Ra
Sun Ra will close for the season on May 3rd. Saturday, May 2nd will be our last day.
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PARLIAMENT PASSES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND MANAGEMENT ACT
April 27th 2015
Environmental Awareness Group (EAG)
On Thursday April 23, the Parliament of Antigua and Barbuda met to debate the Environment Bill for the last time.
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ANTIGUA SAILING WEEK: RACE DAY 1
April 27th 2015
Antigua Sailing Week
Antigua Sailing Week may be the oldest regatta in the Caribbean but there was nothing old school about Timbalero III.
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PHAEDO^3 AND NOMAD IV BREEZE AROUND ANTIGUA PEARNS POINT ROUND ANTIGUA RACE
April 27th 2015
Antigua Sailing Week
With clear blue skies and tropical heat, the Pearns Point Round Antigua Race was a gentle introduction for close to 40 international teams, racing 52 nautical miles around Antigua.
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NONSUCH BAY LOT #144 AND MORE IN THE REAL ESTATE SPOTLIGHT
April 27th 2015
Real Estate Guide Newsletter
Discover a selection of prestigious plots for sale, luxury homes and villas perfect for you and your family and more real estate news.
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PHAEDO^3 BLASTS IN FROM GUADELOUPE
April 27th 2015
Antigua Sailing Week
Lloyd Thornburg's MOD70, Phaedo^3 has smashed the race record for the Guadeloupe to Antigua Race, completing the 42-mile course in 1 hour, 27 minutes, 0 seconds, at an astonishing average speed of 28 knots and a top speed of 34 knots.
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