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FOR RENT: POP UP LAZY LOUNGE
September 18th 2017
Lazy Bones Beanbags
Transform your wedding, beach lime, event or party into stunning luxury. Up to 50 colour matched red and white beanbag loungers delivered and picked up anywhere in Antigua.
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TROPICAL STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FOR ANTIGUA & BARBUDA
September 18th 2017
National Office of Disaster Services
Maria becomes an extremely dangerous Category 4 Hurricane. The Eye is expected and the intense inner core is expected to pass near Dominica during the next few hours.
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CSA ANNUAL CONFERENCE CONFIRMED FOR OCTOBER
September 18th 2017
Caribbean Sailing Association
Given the devastation in some islands caused by Hurricane Irma, the CSA Board agrees it is important to get members together.
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HURRICANE WATCH IN EFFECT FOR ANTIGUA & BARBUDA
September 16th 2017
National Office of Disaster Services
Antigua and Barbuda is now under a hurricane watch as weather officials keep an eye on Tropical Storm Maria.
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RETRACTION STATEMENT
September 15th 2017
National Office of Disaster Services
The National Office of Disaster Services is retracting a statement made in a press release issued on Thursday, September 14th concerning Barbudans living at the Barrymore Hotel.
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WELCOME & THANK YOU CEREMONY FOR CARNIVAL FASCINATION
September 15th 2017
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
The official statement made by The Hon. Asot A. Michael Minister of Tourism in Antigua and Barbuda on the arrival of Carnival Fascination
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NEW CATEGORY ADDED TO ANTIGUA NICE: LAWYERS AND LAW FIRMS
September 15th 2017
Antigua Nice Ltd. Web Development
September is a big month for new additions to Antigua Nice website and a new category has been added to our category listings.
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AA FLIGHT SCHEDULE: OCTOBER - DECEMBER, 2017
September 15th 2017
American Airlines
See the flight schedule for American Airlines for Antigua from October 1st to December 31st, 2017. Daylight Savings Time Change will be on November 5th, 2017.
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2018 CARIBBEAN REGATTAS ON TRACK
September 15th 2017
Caribbean Sailing Association
The CSA announced its five-year Winter Series International Race Calendar with events starting as early as November.
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ANTIGUA IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS
September 15th 2017
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Teams and Partners intensify efforts to get the message out.
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NEW LOOK COMING SOON FOR DIGICEL FLAGSHIP STORE
September 15th 2017
Digicel
Re-modelling work will commence from September 18th and the re-fashioned store will reopen on October 9th.
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ONE NATION, TWO ISLANDS
September 14th 2017
What's On
Whether you live in Antigua, or love Antigua from afar, please share this message and please tell all your friends and family.
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ONE NATION, TWO ISLANDS AND WHAT'S ON
September 14th 2017
What's On
This week's newsletter features special offers in dining, sporting events and many fundraisers for our sister island of Barbuda who was left uninhabitable by Hurricane Irma.
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BARRYMORE HOTEL TO ACCOMMODATE BARBUDANS
September 14th 2017
National Office of Disaster Services
The NSWMA will make way for the accommodation of a number of Barbudans who were displaced by Hurricane Irma.
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ANIMAL SHELTER WISHLIST
September 14th 2017
Protect Antiguan Animals With a Smile
If you're traveling to Antigua and would like to bring items to donate to the animals at PAAWS, view the list of much needed items.
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COMMONWEALTH SHORT STORY PRIZE OPEN FOR ENTRIES
September 14th 2017
Causes@antiguanice.com
The Prize is for the best piece of unpublished short fiction in English. Deadline for entries is November 1st, 2017.
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ANTIGUA YACHTING & EVENTS STILL GEARED UP FOR THE SEASON
September 13th 2017
Antigua & Barbuda Marine Association
Boatyards, marinas, docks & anchorages are intact and for charter and service companies, it’s business as usual.
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TIGER TYSON LANDS 2ND IN TT:R OPEN WEIFANG
September 13th 2017
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
Tiger has taken silver in the TT:R Open Weifang over 8th – 13th September.
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AYC FALL SEMESTER SAILING SCHEDULE
September 12th 2017
Antigua Yacht Club
The AYC Fall Sailing Session continues until October 29.
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JOB VACANCIES
September 12th 2017
Sheer Rocks Restaurant Bar Lounge
Positions are available for a Head Chef & Head Pastry Chef, and Restaurant and Bar Manager for a new restaurant opening soon.
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ITEMS MOST NEEDED AT THIS STAGE FOR BARBUDA
September 11th 2017
National Office of Disaster Services
The National Office of Disaster Services (NODS) list of items most needed.
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SEABORNE CARES - RELIEF EFFORTS AND DONATIONS
September 8th 2017
Seaborne Airlines
They will be collecting supplies of water, canned food, medicines and first aid kits until September 17th.
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ANTIGUA BACK TO NORMAL, BARBUDA RELIEF UNDERWAY
September 8th 2017
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
The island of Antigua is open for business, as normal activity returned after a brushing from Hurricane Irma.
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BARBUDA HOMELESS ANIMALS APPEAL
September 8th 2017
Protect Antiguan Animals With a Smile
PAAWS is in the process of working with others to co-ordinate the homing and feeding of Barbuda’s animals.
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UPDATE ON HURRICANE JOSE NOW A CATEGORY 4
September 8th 2017
National Office of Disaster Services
Antigua and Barbuda could begin seeing adverse conditions from Hurricane Jose after midnight Friday.
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LATEST ADVISORY ON HURRICANE JOSE
September 8th 2017
National Office of Disaster Services
Hurricane Jose is now an extremely dangerous Category 4 hurricane...hurricane watch in effect for Antigua and Barbuda.
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CLEAN UP ASSISTANCE APPEAL
September 11th 2017
Protect Antiguan Animals With a Smile
PAAWS are in need of volunteers to assist them on September 11th with the final clear up of tidying the yard of garden waste.
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GOVERNMENT ISSUES VOLUNTARY EVACUATION ORDER AND IMPOSED A STATE OF EMERGENCY FOR BARBUDA
September 8th 2017
Causes@antiguanice.com
Cabinet decided in light of the destruction to declare a State of Emergency.
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HURRICANE WATCH IN PLACE FOR ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA
September 7th 2017
National Office of Disaster Services
Jose expected to become a major hurricane by Friday, with watches issued for the northern Leeward Islands.
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HURRICANE JOSE ALERT
September 7th 2017
National Office of Disaster Services
Antigua and Barbuda is now under a Hurricane Watch. At 500 am AST (0900 UTC), the center of Hurricane Jose was located near latitude 14.8 north, longitude 49.1 west...
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FUNDING AND RELIEF EFFORTS FOR BARBUDA
September 7th 2017
Causes@antiguanice.com
Here is our list of places to donate money and or items to assist the people of Barbuda.
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ANTIGUA OPEN FOR BUSINESS
September 6th 2017
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
Antigua has successfully coped with Hurricane Irma, defying the worst predictions of disaster. There was no loss of life.
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LATEST PRESS RELEASE FROM NODS ON HURRICANE IRMA
September 5th 2017
National Office of Disaster Services
On its present path, both Antigua and Barbuda will be heavily impacted by this very powerful hurricane.
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BEST WISHES THROUGH HURRICANE IRMA
September 5th 2017
Causes@antiguanice.com
Safe wishes for everyone with Hurricane Irma on its way...
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EMERGENCY CONTACT NUMBERS
September 5th 2017
National Office of Disaster Services
Here's a list of emergency contact numbers to use in case of an emergency during Hurricane Irma.
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SEABORNE TRAVEL ADVISORY - HURRICANE IRMA
September 4th 2017
Seaborne Airlines
Due to the impending passage of Hurricane Irma, travel throughout the islands will be affected over the next several days.
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TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING STATEMENT
September 4th 2017
National Office of Disaster Services
Irma is on a projected path that brings the Cyclone dangerously close to the Leeward Islands on Tuesday night. Stay tuned to the next advisory at 5pm ECT.
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A & B PRIME MINISTER ANNOUNCES NATIONAL PREPARATIONS
September 4th 2017
What's On
Read the statement from the PM on the precautionary steps taken to avert harmful after effects on our country.
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MSJMC PREPARES FOR HURRICANE IRMA
September 4th 2017
Mount St. John's Medical Centre
Officials at MSJMC will activate Phase 3 of its Hurricane Management Plan from today in response to threats associated with Hurricane Irma.
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BIG BANANA LOYALTY CARD
September 4th 2017
Big Banana
Sign up at Big Banana in Redcliffe Quay for the new Loyalty Card and get one (1) medium pizza free when you buy 10 medium/large pizzas.
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HURRICANE IRMA WATCH STATEMENT
September 4th 2017
National Office of Disaster Services
At 5pm ECT on September 3rd, the centre of Hurricane Irma was located near latitude 17.6 north, longitude 49.8 west or about 790 miles east of the Leeward Islands.
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URGENT APPEAL FOR TEMPORARY FOSTERS
September 18th 2017
Protect Antiguan Animals With a Smile
Please help PAAWS by temporarily fostering some of the remaining animals housed at the shelter in Parham.
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CELEBRATE NATIONAL LAZY MOM'S DAY AND WHAT'S ON
August 31st 2017
What's On
This week's What's On publication features National Lazy Mom’s Day, live bands, dining nights, pool party, boat cruise, Back-to-School deals & more.
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ANTIGUA’S YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 122
August 31st 2017
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
Jalese Gordon Earns Scholarship and more yachting news.
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JALESE GORDON SELECTED FOR YOUTH WORLDS SCHOLARSHIP
August 30th 2017
Antigua's Yachting Insider Newsletter
Jalese has been selected onto the Youth Worlds Performance clinic and Youth Worlds Scholarship, 2017 in China.
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JOLLY HARBOUR NO WAKE ZONES
August 29th 2017
Jolly Harbour Marina & Boatyard
Mariners please note and adhere to the speed limits of Jolly Harbour. The no wake zones starts and ends at channel markers 9 and 10.
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STUFF THE BUS SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE
August 29th 2017
Harper's Office Depot
Support Harper's initiative to empower young minds by participating in their Stuff the Bus promotion.
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JOB OPPORTUNITY AT ANTIGUA SAILING WEEK
August 28th 2017
Antigua Sailing Week
Suitable candidates are invited for the post of Chairman for Antigua Sailing Week Regatta Organising Committee.
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TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE SECOND YEAR IN A ROW
August 25th 2017
Antigua Village Beach Resort
Antigua Village Beach Resort earns 2017 TripAdvisor Certificate Excellence
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AYC LASER SAILORS SPONSORED
August 24th 2017
Antigua Yacht Club
Sailors Jalese Gordon and River Andrews attended the World Sailing Emerging Nations Clinic and Regatta in Santo Domingo.
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ABMA TWO YEAR CALENDAR AVAILABLE
August 24th 2017
Antigua & Barbuda Marine Association
Save the date’s, do not miss out on any upcoming events between now and December, and also for the next season.
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BACK-TO-SCHOOL SHOPPING SAVINGS AND WHAT'S ON
August 24th 2017
What's On
This week's What's On weekly publication features Back-to-School offers, where to watch the match between Mayweather Jr. and McGregor, fubdraising boat cruise and lots more.
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DELIVERY SERVICE AVAILABLE
August 23rd 2017
Bay House Restaurant & Bar
Order in at Bay House Restaurant and get your food delivered right to your doorstep via QuikServe. Take a look at the menu and place your order.
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LOCATIONS FOR PAAWS DONATION BOXES
August 23rd 2017
Protect Antiguan Animals With a Smile
Whether it's by cash or cheque, please help the animals in need by using one of the donation boxes. See the locations island-wide.
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PHOTOSHOP COMPREHENSIVE COURSE
August 23rd 2017
Antigua Hotel and Tourist Association (AHTA)
Compete in today's job market and register for the Photoshop Comprehensive Course with Antigua Hotel and Tourist Association set over September 26th - October 26th.
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ANTIGUA REAL ESTATE GUIDE NEWSLETTER: AUGUST 2017
August 22nd 2017
Real Estate Guide Newsletter
This month's Real Estate publication features some of the most awe-inspiring properties and plots with stunning views located within residential and highly desirable areas.
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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
August 22nd 2017
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
Antigua Sports Fishing is currently seeking a Website Administrator and VHF Operator to manage incoming calls from various boats during the tournament.
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FOR RENT: PARADISE VIEW
August 22nd 2017
ABI Realty
This beautiful 2-bedroom, 2-bath home on the North of the island with living and dining spaces leading onto a scenic patio is available for rent.
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FOR SALE: BELLEVIEW ESTATE
August 22nd 2017
ABI Realty
A must see home, this property is very spacious and consist of 3-bedrooms, 2 ˝ baths, living/ dining and spacious kitchen. Priced for a quick sale.
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FOR SALE: HORNET'S NEST
August 21st 2017
Paradise Properties Connection Ltd. Sales
Delightful 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom property located on the East of Willoughby Bay has been reduced from US$295,000 to US$260,000 for a quick sale.
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FOR RENT: MARBLE HILL - 3 BEDROOM VILLA
August 21st 2017
Island Living Ltd
This beautiful and fully furnished executive home located on Marble Hill Road is renting at US$2,300 per month.
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FOR RENT: ISLAND VIEW BEACH HOUSE
August 21st 2017
Island Living Ltd
Gorgeous beach house with private pool located in the gated community of Jolly Harbour is available to rent from US$7,000 weekly.
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FOR RENT: NO.5 HARBOUR RESIDENCES
August 21st 2017
Lush Locations
A brand new home on a pri­vate island in the heart of one of Antigua’s most sought ​after loca­tions is available for rent at US$3,500 per month.
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FOR RENT: HIDEAWAY SUGAR RIDGE
August 21st 2017
Lush Locations
A styl­ish trop­i­cal heaven nes­tled on the hill­side within Sugar Ridge, and boast­ing of spec­tac­u­lar views is renting from US$5,000 weekly.
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TEAM ANTIGUA COMPLETE 200-MILE TRAINING ROW
August 21st 2017
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
Training for the 2017 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge continues for Team Antigua.
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