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Posted on 14 July 2018 | 2:00 pm
Antigua: Employers encouraged to create
St. Lucia Times Online News (press release)Antigua: Employers encouraged to create breastfeeding friendly environmentsSt. Lucia Times Online News (press release)Antigua Observer:- Supporting the decision to breastfeed in workplaces can be beneficial to employers and employees as it can translate into less sick days for the mothers. Dr. Janelle Williams, a member of the National Breastfeeding Committee, told ...
Posted on 14 July 2018 | 4:51 am
Fencing To Debut As NOC Names CAC Team -
Fencing To Debut As NOC Names CAC TeamAntigua ObserverThis year's participation will also hold historic value for Antigua and Barbuda as, for the first time, we will field an athlete in the sport of fencing with Marcel Maurice flying the country's flag in Colombia. He will be managed by Rameez Mascall ...
Posted on 14 July 2018 | 2:08 am
Employers encouraged to create breastfeeding
Employers encouraged to create breastfeeding friendly environmentsAntigua ObserverIn Antigua and Barbuda, government statistics show that only 30 percent of mothers are exclusively breastfeeding their six-week-old infants. According to the local advocates, this increases the risk of childhood diseases such as asthma, ear and ...
Posted on 14 July 2018 | 2:04 am
Government to challenge BPM injunction
Government to challenge BPM injunction applicationAntigua Observer“The government will be defending the matter vigorously in the interest of the development of Antigua and Barbuda and in particular Barbuda's economy. It is regrettable that there are elements in Barbuda who are determined to stifle the country's ...
Posted on 14 July 2018 | 2:04 am
GPM satellite analyzes Tropical Storm
A Tropical Storm Warning was in effect for Anguilla, Saba and St. Eustatius, St. Maarten, St. Martin, St. Barthelemy, Montserrat, Antigua and Barbuda, St. Kitts and Nevis, Puerto Rico, Vieques, Culebra, U.S. Virgin Islands, British Virgin Islands.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:44 pm
Tropical Storm Erika batters Caribbean; US
TROPICAL Storm Erika has forced the closure of schools and airports as it cuts a path towards Antigua and Barbuda. Officials ordered the closures and prepared shelters ahead of the storm. Authorities in Antigua and Barbuda warned of flash floods given the ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:33 pm
11 p.m. Thursday: Erika to continue on
Nearly 9 inches of rain fell on the mountainous country late Wednesday, followed by another 6 inches early Thursday, according to the Antigua Weather Service. "The situation is grim. It is dangerous," said Ian Pinard, Dominica's communications minister.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 4:47 pm
TS Erika kills 4 in Dominica; takes aim at
The storm, which was forecast to near Florida as a hurricane on Monday, knocked out power and water supplies and had dumped 15 inches of rain on Dominica by early Thursday, according to the weather service in the nearby island of Antigua. Rio Batan ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 2:58 pm
Smokies beat Lookouts 7-1 behind Antigua
The Chattanooga Lookouts fell behind early and lost 7-1 to the visiting Tennessee Smokies in their Southern League series finale Thursday. Designated hitter Taylor Davis was 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI and catcher Willson Contreras was 2-for-4 with a ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 2:10 pm