Barbuda shines in school’s All-star basketball

by Carlena Knight Sir Mchesney School of Barbuda has been a dominating force in the Senior Boys division of the Interschool Basketball League this year. The team continued its unbeaten…

17-member squad named for 30th CARIFTA Championships

The Antigua and Barbuda Swimming Federation (ABSF) has announced a team of 17 swimmers – 8 females, 9 males – that will represent Antigua at the 30th CARIFTA Swimming Championships…

Wins for 4 in weekend’s volleyball action

Wins for 4 in weekend’s volleyball action

By Vanroy Burnes Four teams recorded wins in volleyball action over the weekend. Da Squad, one of the more experienced teams, had to fight hard on Saturday night to beat…

OAS highlights importance of alternatives to incarceration for drug related offenders

OAS highlights importance of alternatives to incarceration for drug related offenders

VIENNA – The executive secretary of the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD) of the Organization of American States (OAS), Paul Simons, last week moderated a debate held in Vienna,…

USA and Cuban diplomats meet in Havana for third round of talks

USA and Cuban diplomats meet in Havana for third round of talks

Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta S. Jacobson is in Havana for more talks aimed at renewing diplomatic relations between the United States of America (USA) and…

Jamaica under-17s miss out on FIFA World Cup spot

Jamaica under-17s miss out on FIFA World Cup spot

Jamaica failed to better the United States a second time around at the CONCACAF Under-17 Championships, going down 5-4 in a sudden-death penalty shoot-out after playing to a 0-0 draw…

San Juan-Santo Domingo ferry at full steam, plots new routes

San Juan-Santo Domingo ferry at full steam, plots new routes

SAN JUAN – Around 100,000 Dominicans and Puerto Ricans have used the passenger and freight services of the company American Cruise Ferries during the last four years, onboard the ship…

Guyana defends oil concession in waters claimed by Venezuela

Guyana defends oil concession in waters claimed by Venezuela

GEORGETOWN – Guyana’s Government on Saturday rejected the latest objections raised by neighbouring Venezuela over the granting to ExxonMobil Corp. of an oil and gas concession in Caribbean waters claimed…

Villa Lions lead four divisions in Youth Football League; Young Warriors, GNFC share top-spot honours

Villa Lions lead four divisions in Youth Football League; Young Warriors, GNFC share top-spot honours

The youngest of the Young Warriors’ teams contesting the Gomez/Netherlands Insurance Youth Football League continued their reign of the U7 division for the third week in a row with a…