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British senior becomes oldest solo Atlantic rower

Saint John's - A 72-year-old British man has claimed a double world record after becoming the oldest person to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean.

Antigua takes control of troubled Caribbean airline LIAT

Saint John's - A Caribbean airline that helps bind together the region's many island nations has been saved from going under -- at least for now -- by a rescue plan led by the government of Antigua and Barbuda.

Caribbean islands vote to retain London-based appeal court

Saint John's - A centuries-old London body will continue to have the final say on the administration of justice in two Caribbean ex-colonies after referendums to replace it with a regional court failed to reach the requisite majorities.

Caribbean islanders to vote on whether to retain London-based court

Saint John's - Voters in two Caribbean countries long independent from Britain will wrestle with thorny issues of fairness and sovereignty on Tuesday as they go to the polls to decide whether to keep a London-based body as their final court of appeals or embrace a co...

In storm-hit Barbuda, China fills void left by Western 'neglect'

Codrington - Steel drums carry a jubilant rendition of "Guantanamera" over the ruins of Barbuda's capital Codrington, as dignitaries and residents mark the latest bit of progress in the island's grueling struggle to recover from Hurricane Irma.

Antigua and Barbuda ruling party wins vote

Saint John's - The prime minister of hurricane-ravaged Antigua and Barbuda, Gaston Browne, led his ruling party to a landslide victory in snap elections, claiming 15 out of 17 legislative seats, results showed Thursday.

Antigua and Barbuda voters head to polls after hurricane

Saint John's - Voters in the hurricane-wracked twin island nation of Antigua and Barbuda headed to the polls Wednesday to elect a new government after Prime Minister Gaston Browne called snap elections.

Hurricane-hit Antigua and Barbuda to vote early

Georgetown - Antigua and Barbuda, a hurricane-ravaged Caribbean tourist destination, will go to the polls next month more than a year earlier than scheduled, the prime minister said on Saturday.

Wounded British veterans conquer Atlantic in open boat

- You meet a lot of accomplished ocean sailors in English Harbour, Antigua. They immediately stand apart from the tourists and weekend boaters. They're tougher-looking, perhaps, or fitter, or there's something in the easy way they coil a rope.

Cricket: Caribbean Premier League 2013 live

The first edition of the Caribbean Premier League kick-started July 30 seeing six franchises start 21 matches leading to a knockout stage featuring two semi-finals and a final.

Guatemala volcano eruption forces 1000's of evacuations (updated)

Guatemala City - Around 33,000 people were evacuated in five communities in Guatemala's capital city on Wednesday due to Volcano of Fire eruption. (Photo update).

Antigua plans to rename highest peak after Barack Obama

The Caribbean island nation of Antigua and Barbuda has decided to rename the highest peak in the country as 'Mount Obama' in honour of the US president-elect.

Two Arrested in Antigua Murder of Newly Weds

Two men were arrested after the murder of a British couple honeymooning on the tourist island of Antigua in the Caribbean.

Rolling the Dice

Will the new US internet gambling laws make it easier for other countries to ignore our copyrights?

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