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FUEL DOCK CLOSING DAYS DURING THE SUMMER
July 17th 2018
Jolly Harbour Marina & Boatyard
View the closing days to ensure that your operation and guests are in no way hindered by the schedule.
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TEAM ANTIGUA ISLAND GIRLS MAKE HISTORY
July 17th 2018
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
It took 74 hours for Antigua’s third team to the Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge to row around the island.
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ANTIGUA REAL ESTATE GUIDE NEWSLETTER: JULY 2018
July 17th 2018
Real Estate Guide Newsletter
Find luxury homes, investment properties, vacation getaways, and seaside plots to build your dream home on in this month's real estate newsletter.
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A & B DEMONSTRATES STRONG TOURISM GROWTH IN 2018
July 17th 2018
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
Air arrivals are up 7%, sea arrivals by 11.57%, and an average 8.6% growth in hotel occupancy rates
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TRAVEL + LEISURE BEST HOTELS IN THE CARIBBEAN
July 16th 2018
Curtain Bluff Spa
Curtain Bluff was voted #3 in the Top 25 Resort Hotels in the Caribbean, Bermuda, and the Bahamas.
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TIGER TYSON NAMED JUNIOR SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR
July 16th 2018
AntiguaNice Yachting Insider Newsletter
Young kite boarder Tiger Tyson was named Junior Sportsman of the Year.
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ABBOTT'S FATHER'S DAY RAFFLE WINNER
July 16th 2018
Abbotts Jewellery & Perfumery
Congratulations to Sandra Peters, the winner of Abbott's Jewellery & Perfumery Father's Day Raffle.
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ANTIGUA TENNIS WEEK 2018
July 16th 2018
Abbotts Jewellery & Perfumery
Abbott's Jewellery & Perfumery was one of the proud sponsors of Antigua Tennis Week hosted by Curtain Bluff Resort.
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ABBOTT'S MOTHER'S DAY RAFFLE WINNER
July 16th 2018
Abbotts Jewellery & Perfumery
Congratulations to Marsha Joseph who won a fabulous gift basket from Abbott's Jewellery & Perfumery.
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CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP SERIES
July 13th 2018
Wadadli Youth Pen Prize
Sign up for the Jhohadli Writing Project - Creative Writing Series starting on Saturday, July 21st at the Best of Books Bookstore.
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MARK & SALLY DUNCAN - THE NEW CREW ABOARD CATAMARAN AZURIA
July 13th 2018
Antigua Yacht Charters Limited
Fun, friendly and thoroughly professional, it’s good to see them back.
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BEACHLIMERZ IN SCUTTLEBUTT'S BEST CARIBBEAN BEACH BARS
July 13th 2018
BeachLimerZ
Today's edition featured The Moorings personal favorite beach bars to keep on your radar.
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FOR SALE: HOUSE AT CEDAR GROVE
July 13th 2018
Richard Watson & Company
Styled as a single storey Caribbean house, this affordable 3-bedroom cottage close to the golf course can be yours for US$150,000.
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CRAFT, FARMERS, AND ARTISANS MARKET & WHAT'S ON
July 12th 2018
What's On
This week's newsletter features the Craft, Farmers, and Artisans Market, World Cup screenings & viewing parties, hash, dining nights, special offers and more.
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THE BENEFITS OF SPAYING & NEUTERING
July 12th 2018
Antigua Spay & Neuter Clinic
Eliminate or reduce a wide variety of health problems that can be very difficult by treating your pet.
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TEAM ANTIGUA ISLAND GIRLS PRACTICE ROW
July 12th 2018
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
The girls are currently 3 days into their 5 day row around Antigua, the first ever of its kind.
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THE 10 HOTTEST TABLES IN THE CARIBBEAN RIGHT NOW
July 12th 2018
Sheer Rocks Restaurant Bar Lounge
Sheer Rocks, Antigua’s signature restaurant has made Carib Journal's list.
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MANGO FEST POSTPONED UNTIL 2019
July 12th 2018
Antigua and Barbuda Mango Festival
The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Barbuda Affairs regrettably is unable to host the 13th Mango Fest.
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FOR RENT: DRAGON'S LAIR
July 10th 2018
Island Living Ltd
Contemporary styled villa with timeless designs located in the gated community of Jolly Harbour is for rent at US$1,500 per day.
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FLY TO BARBUDA WITH CHL
July 9th 2018
Caribbean Helicopters Ltd
From July 30th, Caribbean Helicopters Ltd. we will be flying to Barbuda for only EC$120 one way and EC$240 round trip.
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FOR SALE: SOUTH BEACH PLOT
July 9th 2018
Luxury Locations Antigua
Fabulous beach plot measuring approximately 13,000 sq.ft. on one of Antigua's prime beaches is for sale at US$1,100,000.
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FOR SALE: SPRING VILLA
July 9th 2018
Luxury Locations Antigua
Spacious Caribbean style villa set in its own grounds in the quiet and peaceful setting of Harbour View can be yours for US$370,000.
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FOR SALE: PALM ESTATE
July 9th 2018
Luxury Locations Antigua
Nested on a 3-acre peninsula in Brown's Bay is this very private property which comprises of three Caribbean-style cottages. POA.
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FOR RENT: VILLA BABYLON
July 9th 2018
Luxury Locations Antigua
This attractive villa located in Freeman’s Bay with spectacular sea views is renting long term at US$4,000 per month.
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NODS SHELTER LIST 2018
July 6th 2018
National Office of Disaster Services
View the names of the district disaster coordinators, their deputies and the hurricane shelters.
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FOR SALE: VALLEY CHURCH VIEW PARCEL
July 6th 2018
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
Located in the South West of the island, this elevated .29-acre parcel is selling at US$100,000.
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FOR SALE: SEAGULL INFLATABLES
July 6th 2018
Stanley's Estate Agents Ltd.
The price of US$1.195 million includes two pickup trucks, boat trailers, specialized equipment, computers and more.
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FINALISE HURRICANE PREPARATIONS FOR BERYL
July 6th 2018
National Office of Disaster Services
NODS encourages residents to bring hurricane preparedness plans to a speedy completion.
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FOR SALE BY PUBLIC AUCTION: VACANT LAND AT PARHAM
July 6th 2018
ACME Real Estate Agents
The auction for this parcel of land measuring approximately 0.28 acre will be held on site at 4pm on July 26th.
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FOR RENT: ROXIES PLACE
July 6th 2018
Paradise Properties Connection Ltd. Sales
Beautiful and breezy 2-bedroom apartment located in Crosbies is available for long term rental at US$2,500 monthly.
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HURRICANE BERYL ALERT STATEMENT AND ADVISORY
July 6th 2018
National Office of Disaster Services
Brazen Beryl a little stronger. Now forecast to still be a hurricane as it approaches the Lesser Antilles.
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FOR RENT: KITTYHAWK
July 5th 2018
Paradise Properties Connection Ltd. Sales
Beautiful property positioned opposite Nelson’s Dockyard and a short walk to bars and restaurants, is renting from US$1,360 per night.
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JAZZ ON THE BEACH AND WHAT'S ON
July 5th 2018
What's On
This week's newsletter features Jazz Night with Stephanie Biddle at Jackie O's, sports screenings, special offers and more.
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NEWLY WEDS CHLOE AND J'S REVIEW OF SPIRITED BAND
July 5th 2018
Spirited Band
Both my husband and I as well as the family did not move from the dance floor all night!
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NODS NOW OPERATES ONE SHELTER TO HOUSE BARBUDAN RESIDENTS
July 5th 2018
National Office of Disaster Services
The National Technical Training Centre is the only official shelter for Barbudan evacuees.
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ANTIGUA YACHTING INSIDER ISSUE 139
July 4th 2018
AntiguaNice Yachting Insider Newsletter
Protecting Antigua Turtles, Antiguans head to the Youth Worlds & more yachting news.
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TEAM ANTIGUA HEADING TO 2018 YOUTH SAILING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
July 4th 2018
AntiguaNice Yachting Insider Newsletter
Four Antiguan youths will take part in the championships to be held from the 14 – 22 July in Texas.
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INDIGO NEW WEBSITE
July 3rd 2018
Indigo - Antigua Wedding Planners
THE island event planners have a brand new website where you can browse their gallery of real weddings and find out more on their destination management service.
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PROTECTION OF TURTLE NESTING GROUNDS HIGH ON AGENDA IN ANTIGUA
July 3rd 2018
AntiguaNice Yachting Insider Newsletter
For lovers of Sea Turtles and the many people who have dedicated hours, days, months and years of their lives to the protection of Turtle nesting grounds, tracking and monitoring Turtle activity and sharing those stories with all of us, last week holds a major success story.
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JAPANESE AGREEMENT CONTINUE TO MATERIALISE
July 3rd 2018
National Office of Disaster Services
The Japanese government installs community disaster response storage units and weather stations.
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NESTING GROUNDS FOR VARIOUS SPECIES OF SEA TURTLES
July 2nd 2018
Nelsons Dockyard National Park
Read the article and spread the word to help the National Parks Authority increase awareness.
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HADEED GROUP OF COMPANIES SPONSORS TEAM ANTIGUA ISLAND GIRLS
July 2nd 2018
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
The donation of US$75,000 represents half of the amount the team must raise.
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THE LATEST NEWS FROM CITIZENS INTERNATIONAL
July 2nd 2018
Citizens International
Read about wealth management and industry disruptors from the Caribbean citizenship & investment specialists.
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SOUTH POINT SEASONAL CLOSING
June 29th 2018
South Point
The hotel and restaurant and will close on Sunday, July 8th and reopen on November 15th, 2018.
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CARNIVAL: CREATIVE SPACE #7 OF 2018
June 29th 2018
What's On
Read the latest blog series of Antigua's Carnival by local author, Joanne C. Hillhouse.
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CHINA FUNDED ROOFING PROJECT ON BARBUDA
June 29th 2018
National Office of Disaster Services
The US$2 million restoration project on Barbuda has exceeded the 250 homes target.
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52ND ABSF TOURNAMENT WRAPS
June 2nd 2018
Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Association
Special guests, lots of action, and big international coverage of the Annual AB Sport Fishing Tournament.
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BANGLADESH VS WEST INDIES & WHAT'S ON
June 28th 2018
What's On
This week's newsletter features Bangladesh tour of the Caribbean, dining options and hours, sizzling events, special offers and more.
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A TASTE OF A & B DISPLAYED AT CARIBBEAN305
June 27th 2018
Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority
A spectacular taste experience was in full effect at the CHTA event.
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NNEKA & DAN'S WEDDING TESTIMONIAL
June 27th 2018
Indigo - Antigua Wedding Planners
The wedding was perfect. I loved that I didn't have to think of any planning.
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THE LATEST FROM TEAM ANTIGUA ISLAND GIRLS
June 27th 2018
Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
The countdown continues toward the 2018 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge.
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CUSHION CLUB CLOSED DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS
June 27th 2018
Cushion Club
The children’s reading club is open during the regular school year.
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JOB VACANCIES
June 27th 2018
Sheer Rocks Restaurant Bar Lounge
The positions of Chef and Restaurant Manager are available at Sheer Rocks Restaurant. See the requirements and apply within.
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CARLISLE BAY YOGA RETREAT
June 25th 2018
Carlisle Bay Hotel & Blue Spa
A journey using the Panchamahabhutas under the guidance of Tanja Mickwitz on August 11th.
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INTERIM CHANGES AT THE HELM OF THE CSA
June 22nd 2018
Caribbean Sailing Association
The board of the CSA announces the resignation of Kathy Lammers.
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INFO ON EXCELLENCE "BARBUDA FOR THE DAY" TOUR
June 22nd 2018
Excellence
Read what to expect now that the tour has resumed.
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BEAUTIFUL BEACHES — BLISS
June 22nd 2018
What's On
There are lots of beautiful beaches in Antigua that remains seaweed free for you to enjoy this summer.
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VIPERS SWIM CAMP
June 22nd 2018
What's On
Sign up your children for swimming camp this summer with Vipers Swim Club, where they will enjoy an enriching and safe environment!
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SUPERYACHT SLIPSTREAM RECOGNIZED FOR HUMANITARIAN EFFORTS
June 22nd 2018
AntiguaNice Yachting Insider Newsletter
The crew was presented with the Yachts du Coeur trophy.
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BEAUTIFUL BEACHES - BLISS & WHAT'S ON
June 21st 2018
What's On
This week's newsletter features sargassum free beaches, events taking place this weekend such as BLISS, FIFA World Cup screenings, dining nights and more.
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WOMEN TRAINED IN ADDING VALUE
June 21st 2018
Agriculture, Lands, Fisheries & Barbuda Affairs
The workshop aimed at providing the skills to add value to local starch in the sweet potato and cassava value chains has been hailed a success.
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SUMMER SPECIAL ON FOOD & DRINKS
June 21st 2018
Life on the Corner
Get all Starter Meals at EC$25, Mains at EC$40 and Happy Hour drinks from 5pm - 7pm at Life on the Corner in English Harbour.
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STEPH AND VLADAS TO CLOSE FOR VACATION
June 21st 2018
Steph & Vladas Studio
Book your appointment now before they head off on their well deserved 5-week vacation on July 1st.
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SUMMER WORKSHOP FOR KIDS
June 21st 2018
The Best of Books & Made In Antigua
Register the kids ages 5-12 years old for the fun Summer Experience starting on Monday, June 25th at the Best of Books Bookshop.
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SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVES - A KEY LEGACY OF ASW
June 21st 2018
Antigua Sailing Week
Antigua Sailing Week is fast becoming known as the 'green' regatta, thanks to its innovative approach to waste management.
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REGISTRATION OPEN FOR THE 2018 CSA ANNUAL CONFERENCE
June 19th 2018
Caribbean Sailing Association
The conference is set for October 12th - 14th at the Starfish Jolly Beach Resort.
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CAMBUSA'S INVITATION & LAUNCH OF SECOND RESTAURANT
June 19th 2018
Cambusa Italian Restaurant
Don't miss the grand opening taking place on June 22nd at 7pm in Palma de Mallorca.
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RICHARD WATSON: JUNE 2018 NEWSLETTER
June 19th 2018
Richard Watson & Company
Get the latest news on real estate - houses for sale, luxury homes, building plots and more in this edition.
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ANTIGUA REAL ESTATE GUIDE NEWSLETTER: JUNE 2018
June 18th 2018
Real Estate Guide Newsletter
Get buyers advice, savings on summer stays, properties and plots for sale, commercial properties for sale & more.
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ACME REAL ESTATE: JUNE 2018 NEWSLETTER
June 18th 2018
ACME Real Estate Agents
Tired of renting? Why not invest in buying or building your first home? Check out the plots and properties for sale in this publication.
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WONDERFUL MEAL, CHARMING HOSTS & GREAT AMBIANCE
June 18th 2018
La Brasserie French Restaurant & Bar
Check out the 5-star TripAdvisor review by dconstantinis from France of La Brasserie French Restaurant.
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WANTED: KITE-SURF INSTRUCTORS
June 18th 2018
40Knots
40Knots are looking for Kite-surf Instructors for the coming winter season. Teaching by boat experience is required.
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A LOVELY REVIEW BY HARRIET THE BRIDE
June 18th 2018
Indigo - Antigua Wedding Planners
Everyone commented that I was the most relaxed bride they had ever seen, I put that down to having Tracy!
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TIGER TYSON NOMINATED FOR YOUNG SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR
July 2nd 2018
AntiguaNice Yachting Insider Newsletter
As Tiger trains hard for the Youth Olympic Games he has just recieved a nomination as Young Sportsman of the Year
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TRAVEL COMPANIONS NEEDED
June 18th 2018
Protect Antiguan Animals With a Smile
PAAWS animal shelter are in need of travel buddies from Antigua to Toronto. Every adoption creates a space at the shelter.
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