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June 23, 2017

Anguilla

TALKS ON POSSIBLE SEAPLANE SERVICE TO ANGUILLA

Source: The Anguillian       The possibility of Tropic Ocean Airways, the leading seaplane operator in the Eastern United States and The Bahamas, operating in Anguilla was the topic of discussion in New York in the margins of the just-ended Caribbean Tourism Conference. The exploratory talks involved Mr. Cardigan Connor, Anguilla’s Parliamentary…

NINE CHILDREN AWARDED FOR ANGUILLA DAY ESSAYS

Source: The Anguillian       An audience of education officials, parents and the media applauded nine children on Tuesday this week, June 13, as they gained awards for their excellent essays in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Anguilla Revolution on 30th May 2017. The essay competition was one of a…

“WEST FEST COMING” UP ON SUNDAY, JUNE 18

Source: The Anguillian       Sunday, June 18, is expected to be a grand time at West End, the tourism belt in Anguilla. The coming event is called “West Fest”, originally organised by a village committee under the able leadership of Mr. Cardigan Connor, Elected Representative for the district, with the involvement…

EDITORIAL: THE QUESTION OF INTEGRITY

Source: The Anguillian     Integrity in public office is one of those concepts that is often trumpeted by political scientists, scholars, institutions responsible for good governance and the like. Theoretically, it is one of the standards that is expected of every person holding political office and those working in government. On political…

FULL CARNIVAL PROGRAMME ISSUED IN LEU OF POSTER

Source: The Anguillian     FULL CARNIVAL PROGRAMME ISSUED IN LEU OF POSTER The Anguilla Summer Festival Commission has issued to The Anguillian the complete programme of the 2017 events. The usual poster is being finalised for next week. The programme of pre carnival and carnival events is as follows: Pre Carnival Events…

BARTENDING COMPETITION WINNER ANNOUNCED by Claire Devener

Source: The Anguillian     Anguilla Life Magazine, in cooperation with Tropical Distributors and Angostura, invited bartenders to a special Celebratory Rum Cocktail Competition inspired by Anguilla’s 50th Anniversary. Cap Juluca, CuisinArt, 4Seasons, Malliouhana, Zemi Beach House, DaVida and Straw Hat bartenders created colourful concoctions which required using Angostura 7 rum as well…

ANGUILLA’S STUDENTS BENEFIT FROM ESSILOR OF AMERICA

Source: The Anguillian     Essilor Team Recently, some students of Anguilla benefitted from a programme by Essilor of America. Essilor of America is a charitable organization which goes to different islands of the Caribbean offering free vision services. “The Essilor Vision Foundation is committed to eliminating poor vision, and its lifelong consequences,…

TOP TRAVEL JOURNALISTS INTRODUCED TO ANGUILLA BY BELMOND CAP JULUCA

Source: The Anguillian     9 June 2017 – ANGUILLA, BWI – Now under new ownership, Belmond Cap Juluca recently hosted a trio of prolific US-based travel writers, introducing them to the unspoilt natural beauty, breathtaking Greco-Moorish architecture and water-based and culturally engaging activities offered by this iconic beachfront resort. The press trip…

POSITIVE LIVING: DO YOU KNOW YOUR FATHER?

Source: The Anguillian           As a father has compassion on his children, so the LORD has compassion on those who fear him (Psalm 103:13). Do you know your father? Some of you might be saying, “Of course!” or “What kind of question is that?” However, this question is not…

MAGIC CITY: A CHILDREN’S FUN FACILITY OPENING IN ANGUILLA

Source: The Anguillian     Large numbers of children in Anguilla will now have a new and wholesome entertainment facility where they can spend quality time in the company of their parents and other family members. It is called “Magic City Anguilla” and opens this Saturday, June 17, in The Farrington area. Tucked…

BUSINESS COLUMN: ACOCI’s 13th Annual General Meeting

Source: The Anguillian     ACOCI’s 13th Annual General Meeting ACOCI Board of Directors The Anguilla Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACOCI) held its 13th Annual General Meeting on June 07th, 2017 at The Aleta Restaurant of the Four Seasons Resort and Residences (Anguilla). The meeting was called to order by Ms. Sandra…

ANGUILLA’S CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MEETS AT FOUR SEASONS RESORT Hopes For More Cooperation Among Chamber, Tourism, Government

Source: The Anguillian       The Anguilla Chamber of Commerce and Tourism held its formal Annual General Meeting at Aleta Restaurant at Four Seasons Resort on Wednesday, June 7, its first function there since the property was acquired by the highly-acclaimed world-wide chain of hotels. Mr. Keithley Lake, the Chamber’s President, took…

EARLY PROMISE FROM ANGUILLA’S GOVERNOR-DESIGNATE

Source: The Anguillian       The people of Anguilla can look forward to a promise by the newly-appointed Governor, Mr. Tim Foy, of having their views represented and transmitted to the British Government at all times and as clearly as possible. This was indicated by the Governor-Designate when he paid a brief…

OPPOSITION LEADER: “I AM THE VOICE OF THE PEOPLE”

Source: The Anguillian       Leader of the Opposition in the Anguilla House of Assembly, Ms. Palmavon Webster, says she wants to make it clear to everyone that she is “the voice of the people”. She stressed that she should therefore have the right to be heard and respected, and her views…

EDITORIAL: THE NEXT 50 YEARS IN ANGUILLA

Source: The Anguillian       It can be assumed that hardly had the sun set on May 30, 2017, the 50th Anniversary date of the Anguilla Revolution, than there were already thoughts about the next fifty years and what we should expect. It is like counting all over again from one year…

Arrested for Possession of Cannabis

Source: The Anguillian       The Royal Anguilla Police on Thursday 25th May arrested a 25 year old male of Shoal Bay and a 52 year old male of Little Dix for possession of cannabis. They were later charged and taken before the Magistrate’s Court. On Friday 26th May, they was granted…

CHIEF MINISTER BANKS PLEASED WITH CAP JULUCA SETTLEMENT

Source: The Anguillian       Anguilla’s Chief Minister and Minister of Tourism, Mr. Victor Banks, is pleased that Cap Juluca has had what he describes as “a very smooth transition” to new ownership of Belmond Ltd, the British chain of luxury hotels and other luxury properties including the Orient Express. Last month…

7 YEAR OLD T-SHIRT DESIGNER

Source: The Anguillian       Shelquan C Richardson is a Grade 2 student of the A.T.H.P.S. After attending the thanksgiving service for the Father of the Nation, the late Mr. James Ronald Webster, he was inspired to draw and design a t shirt for himself. When his drawing was seen by family…

APANY HONORS YOUNG GRADUATES AT ANNIVERSARY GALA

Source: The Anguillian       The Valley, Anguilla, June 6th, 2017. The Anguilla Progressive Association of New York (APANY) celebrated its 21st anniversary and the 50th Anniversary of the Anguilla Revolution at their annual dinner dance on Saturday, June 3rd, attended by over 400 Anguillians and friends of Anguilla in the diaspora.…

SCENES OF PATRIOTISM AROUND ANGUILLA

Source: The Anguillian       Never in the history of Anguilla has there been such a national consciousness and sense of patriotism like the still current celebrations of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Anguilla Revolution. Flags, buntings and billboards have decorated all the districts of the island in both public and private…

PILGRIMAGE BY ST MARTIN METHODISTS TO ANGUILLA

Source: The Anguillian       As a part of its 200th Anniversary celebrations, some eighty members from the Methodist Church in Sint Maarten/St Martin, led by Superintendent Minister the Rev Dr Joan Meade, made a visit to the Anguilla Circuit on Saturday June 3rd. The visit was symbolic because John Hodge, an…

NORA DENISE NILES CELEBRATES HER 100TH BIRTHDAY

Source: The Anguillian       On Thursday May 25th, Anguillian Nora Denise “Neisy” Niles of The Farrington, gave God thanks and praise for a wonderful milestone in her life. Ms. Niles, a God fearing lady, celebrated her 100th birthday at St. Mary’s Parish Church with her five loving children who reside here…

JUNIOR CYCLISTS TO BENEFIT FROM TRAINING IN CUBA

Source: The Anguillian       THE VALLEY, Anguilla – June 1, 2017 – The Anguilla Cycling Association, through the assistance of Caribbean Cycling President, Trevor Sailor Bailey; and COPACI President, Mr. Jose Palaez, has sent two Junior Cyclists to Cuba for training. The cyclists, Mr. Xavi Brookes and Mr. Jamari Bryan, left…

50 YEARS OF PROGRESS IN ANGUILLA

Source: The Anguillian | 50 YEARS OF PROGRESS IN ANGUILLA       Prior to Anguilla’s bid for secession from the then Associate State of St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla, our island was called “a backwater of the Caribbean”. It was generally a grossly neglected and undeveloped part of the former British colony and Associate State. The May

DR. JHANGIANI AT HUGHES MEDICAL CENTRE

Source: The Anguillian | DR. JHANGIANI AT HUGHES MEDICAL CENTRE       Sunil S. Jlumgiani, MD, MBA, FACP, AGAF, is a wel l-qualified and experienced physician nutrition consultant & gastroenterologist spec ializing in weight management and digestive health disorders. With board certifications in Nutrition, Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine, he has been in clinical practice

ELDER CLIVE SMITH CHAPLAIN TO HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

Source: The Anguillian | ELDER CLIVE SMITH CHAPLAIN TO HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY       Well-known Anguillian citizen, Mr. Clive Smith, has been given the responsibility of Chaplain of the Anguilla House of Assembly, filling a vacancy there. He began performing in this role on Monday, May 29, when the House met to deal with

13 PEOPLE AWARDED ON ANGUILLA DAY 2017

Source: The Anguillian | 13 PEOPLE AWARDED ON ANGUILLA DAY 2017       Four heroes and heroines of the Anguilla Revolution were honoured on Tuesday, May 30, while nine person’s ere honoured for them contribution to the island’s Social Development. The awardees were either present in person or were represented by family members. They

Hurricane Season Message 2017 From Governor Christina Scott

Source: The Anguillian | Hurricane Season Message 2017 From Governor Christina Scott       As we mark both the 50th Anniversary of Anguilla’s Revolution and the start of this year’s hurricane season, I am inspired to look at Anguilla’s history of hurricane experience. The story of hurricanes in Anguilla is not only read about

HUNDREDS OF SCHOOL CHILDREN PARADED FOR 50TH ANNIVERSARY

Source: The Anguillian | HUNDREDS OF SCHOOL CHILDREN PARADED FOR 50TH ANNIVERSARY         It was the largest, most colourful and patriotic parade, ever seen on the island when hundreds of schoolchildren from throughout Anguilla joined in a mass parade in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Anguilla Revolution. The event was

Pursuing and Managing Greater Responsibility Perspectives on the Localisation of the post of Deputy Governor of Anguilla by Mr. Stanley Reid OBE

Source: The Anguillian | Pursuing and Managing Greater Responsibility Perspectives on the Localisation of the post of Deputy Governor of Anguilla by Mr. Stanley Reid OBE       Introduction Fifty years after the Anguilla Revolution consideration must be given to whether we are developing institutions, which demonstrate our growth as a people. Changes surrounding

SOLVING DISPUTES THROUGH MEDIATION

Source: The Anguillian | SOLVING DISPUTES THROUGH MEDIATION       Twenty-five persons in Anguilla were trained as Court-Connected Mediators, this week, to assist in resolving disputes among families and various individuals by identifying issues, exploring options and clarifying situations outside of a court environment. The trainees included Social Workers, Community Leaders, Lawyers and representatives

TELL THEM! by Patricia Adams

Source: The Anguillian | TELL THEM! by Patricia Adams       Tell them There was an awful drought That many of our folks don’t know about Some opted to sail to British Guiana Fearing they’d die in an awful manner But whether they lived or whether they died Our stalwarts stood firm on Anguilla.

Police investigate attempted robbery at Best Buy East

Source: Anguilla News | Police investigate attempted robbery at Best Buy East The Royal Anguilla Police Force on Saturday 27th May, 2017 at about 11:40pm responded to a report of shots being fired in the area of Best

CHARLES AND LINDA HICKOX ANNOUNCE SALE OF FAMED CAP JULUCA RESORT

Source: The Anguillian | CHARLES AND LINDA HICKOX ANNOUNCE SALE OF FAMED CAP JULUCA RESORT       ANGUILLA, BWI – Charles and Linda Hickox today announced the sale of Cap Juluca, the iconic Greco-Moorish styled Anguilla retreat they developed and have owned for nearly 30 years. Known for its distinctive whitewashed architecture and pristine

Adrian T. Hazell Anguilla Day Quiz Champion

Source: The Anguillian | Adrian T. Hazell Anguilla Day Quiz Champion       On Thursday 25th May, 2017, the Adrian T. Hazell emerged as the 2017 Inter-Primary Schools’ Anguilla Day Quiz Champion. The school represented by Steven Connor and Tyler Webster scored 82 points to edge out its nearest rival the Morris Vanterpool Primary

EDITORIAL: FIX THE BROKEN WINDOWS

Source: The Anguillian | EDITORIAL: FIX THE BROKEN WINDOWS       Another death by gunshot has left us once again in disbelief and despair. Again, we have begun the pontifications about the causes of gun violence on our otherwise peaceful island. We have begun again to search for something or someone to blame so

NORTH HILL RESIDENT GUNNED DOWN IN STONEY GROUND

Source: The Anguillian | NORTH HILL RESIDENT GUNNED DOWN IN STONEY GROUND       The relatively long and welcomed lull in violent crime in Anguilla was shattered on Monday, May 22, when 24-year-old Anderson Carty-Gumbs, of North Hill, was shot to death around 10.30 a.m. in the Stoney Ground area. It was the first

DIGICEL’S BUMPER STICKER CAMPAIGN REWARDS CUSTOMERS WITH PRIZES AND SURPRISES! All in Support of the Anguilla HOPE Center

Source: The Anguillian | DIGICEL’S BUMPER STICKER CAMPAIGN REWARDS CUSTOMERS WITH PRIZES AND SURPRISES! All in Support of the Anguilla HOPE Center       May 23rd 2017, Anguilla- Having confirmed assistance to the Anguilla HOPE center, Digicel continues to focus on supporting to improve the lives of the students and the centers general maintenance

Anguilla records fourth road fatality for the year

Source: Anguilla News | Anguilla records fourth road fatality for the year The Royal Anguilla Police Force reports that on Saturday 27th May, 2017 at about 03:35am officers responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident

CARICOM congratulates Guyana on independence anniversary

Source: Anguilla News | CARICOM congratulates Guyana on independence anniversary (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has extended warm congratulations to the Government and People of Guyana on

Anguilla records 1 st murder for 2017 – Young Male Shot

Source: Anguilla News | Anguilla records 1 st murder for 2017 – Young Male Shot (The Valley, Anguilla) – The Royal Anguilla Police Force is investigating the circumstances surrounding a shooting incident which occurred in the area of Yellow Banana,

Ask Your Doctor: LUPUS

Source: The Anguillian | Ask Your Doctor: LUPUS     Many countries throughout the world use May 10, every year, to bring greater awareness to lupus. This chronic disease is confusing to many individuals including physicians as well. This condition can affect anyone, at any age, and in in many ways. At this time there

POSITIVE LIVING: BE GRATEFUL FOR CHALLENGES!

Source: The Anguillian | POSITIVE LIVING: BE GRATEFUL FOR CHALLENGES!     What do you usually do when faced with challenges? Oftentimes there is the tendency to fret and complain. We tend to think of challenges as big mountains that stand between us and our goals. That might seem like a bad thing at first

DIGICEL MAKES MOM’S DAY WITH EXTRAORDINARY SUPRISES FOR MOTHERS DAY!

Source: The Anguillian | DIGICEL MAKES MOM’S DAY WITH EXTRAORDINARY SUPRISES FOR MOTHERS DAY!   Tuesday May 16, 2016, Anguilla – In recognition of Mother’s Day, telecommunications leader, Digicel, visited extraordinary moms, to celebrate Mother’s Day by giving customers who are a part the Digicel family a surprise visit and Mother’s Day gift! The initiative

JAMES “FREDDIE” HUGHES PUBLISHES AUTOBIOGRAPHY “A Testimony to the solidarity of family and an unflinching faith in God”

Source: The Anguillian | JAMES “FREDDIE” HUGHES PUBLISHES AUTOBIOGRAPHY “A Testimony to the solidarity of family and an unflinching faith in God”     Well known Anguillian businessman and culture bearer, Mr. James “Freddie” Hughes, has published his autobiography described, in part, as “A legacy of struggle and survival often against what appeared to be

CXC E-TESTING IN ANGUILLA

Source: The Anguillian | CXC E-TESTING IN ANGUILLA     Anguilla has joined all other regional islands in having its students at the Albena Lake-Hodge Comprehensive School sit certain subjects by e-testing for the first time – that is, using computer and software equipment rather than paper. Anguillian students during exam The CXC e-testing for

SOCIAL SECURITY BOARD AND GOVERNMENT/ANGUILLA AIR AND SEAPORT AUTHORITY (AASPA) SIGN NEW FIRE TRUCK LEASE PURCHASE AGREEMENT

Source: The Anguillian | SOCIAL SECURITY BOARD AND GOVERNMENT/ANGUILLA AIR AND SEAPORT AUTHORITY (AASPA) SIGN NEW FIRE TRUCK LEASE PURCHASE AGREEMENT   The Valley, Anguilla – Friday, 21st April 2017 – The long awaited signing of the new fire truck Lease Agreement between the two parties, the Anguilla Social Security Board and the Government/Anguilla Air

ANGUILLA EXCELS IN CARIBBEAN DISTRICT ORATORICAL CONTEST IN JAMAICA

Source: The Anguillian | ANGUILLA EXCELS IN CARIBBEAN DISTRICT ORATORICAL CONTEST IN JAMAICA     The Caribbean District Oratorical contest was held in Kingston, Jamaica, on Saturday April 29th, 2017 at the UWI Mona Campus. Two representatives from Anguilla, both students at the Albena Lake Hodge Comprehensive School, Campus B, traveled to Jamaica to represent

“ANGUILLA AT 50”: A BIG TOURISM SALE

Source: The Anguillian | “ANGUILLA AT 50”: A BIG TOURISM SALE       “The 50th Anniversary of the Anguilla Revolution gives us a great opportunity to tap into the tourism industry,” says Mr. Cardigan Connor, Parliamentary Secretary, Tourism. “One of our plans is to put into operation a welcome back to the island initiative

“PEPPER IN DEY SOUP” FLEMING’S MOST CHALLENGING PLAY

Source: The Anguillian | “PEPPER IN DEY SOUP” FLEMING’S MOST CHALLENGING PLAY         An interesting activity commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Anguilla Revolution is expected to be the play Pepper in dey Soup beginning this weekend. It recalls an alleged threat by the late Premier Robert Bradshaw of St. Kitts against

EDITORIAL: ‘Walk the Walk’. Don’t just ‘Talk the Talk’

Source: The Anguillian | EDITORIAL: ‘Walk the Walk’. Don’t just ‘Talk the Talk’       Anguillians deplore many things but yet many of these things continue to plague our communities. Littering, the exploitation of young girls, and the prevalence of violent crimes, have all been the subject of considerable public attention over the years.

ANGUILLA’S NURSES STRESS COMMITMENT TO THE ISLAND’S HEALTH SERVICES

Source: The Anguillian | ANGUILLA’S NURSES STRESS COMMITMENT TO THE ISLAND’S HEALTH SERVICES     The current observance of Nurses’ Week in Anguilla has brought to the forefront the importance of healthcare and the responsibility, commitment and cooperation so very much needed, in the nursing profession, to achieve and deliver the critical needs, demands and

ANGUILLIANS URGED TO CELEBRATE ANGUILLA’S 50TH ANNIVERSARY

Source: The Anguillian | ANGUILLIANS URGED TO CELEBRATE ANGUILLA’S 50TH ANNIVERSARY   As official plans continue for the celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Anguilla Revolution later this month, Chief Minister, Mr. Victor Banks, has expressed surprise over the disinterest and criticism being shown by a number of detractors. Speaking on the Governm ent’s

RETIRED NURSES WORSHIPPED AT THE EBENEZER METHODIST CHURCH

Source: The Anguillian | RETIRED NURSES WORSHIPPED AT THE EBENEZER METHODIST CHURCH   Rev. Dr. Wycherley Gumbs and retired Nurses (Photo courtesy Wycliffe Richardson) On Sunday May , as part of Nurses Week, the retired Nurses Friendly Group worshipped at the Ebenezer Methodist Church, in The Valley. This group was formed in February of this

CONSTITUTIONAL & ELECTORAL REFORM COMMITTEE PRESS RELEASE

Source: The Anguillian | CONSTITUTIONAL & ELECTORAL REFORM COMMITTEE PRESS RELEASE     The Constitutional and Electoral Reform Committee, appointed by the Executive Council in September, 2015, presented its Report to that body on Thursday 4th May, 2017. The Report comprises drafts of a proposed new Constitution, a new Elections Bill, and an Electoral Boundaries

CONSTITUTIONAL, ELECTORAL PROPOSALS PUBLISHED IN ANGUILLA

Source: The Anguillian | CONSTITUTIONAL, ELECTORAL PROPOSALS PUBLISHED IN ANGUILLA       With steps now at an advanced stage of consideration, a comprehensive set of proposals for constitutional and electoral reform in Anguilla have been submitted to the Executive Council and published on the Government’s website. The submission and publication were done by the

EDITORIAL: PROUD, STRONG AND FREE

Source: The Anguillian | EDITORIAL: PROUD, STRONG AND FREE       I am not a carnival enthusiast. However, I have had the privilege to see the Mighty Springer perform on several occasions. As he enters the stage, he energizes the crowd by shouting: “Let me see the hands of all the proud Anguillians!” Immediately

ANGUILLA DELEGATION TO DISCUSS BREXIT IN JULY

Source: The Anguillian | ANGUILLA DELEGATION TO DISCUSS BREXIT IN JULY   Anguilla’s Chief Minister, Mr. Victor Banks, will travel to London in July for discussions with British Government officials on the impact of the United Kingdom’s coming departure from the European Union [Brexit] will have on Anguilla. He will be accompanied by Mr. Fritz

NEW GOVERNOR OF ANGUILLA ANNOUNCED

Source: The Anguillian | NEW GOVERNOR OF ANGUILLA ANNOUNCED     The FCO has announced that Mr. Tim Foy will succeed Her Excellency Ms Christina Scott as Anguilla’s Governor in August this year. A career civil servant, Tim comes to Anguilla from the Home Office. There he worked primarily on counter terrorism issues, but for

2017 MALLIOUHANA POETRY AWARDS CEREMONY SHOWCASES LOCAL TALENT AND HONOURS REVOLUTIONARY CULTURE BEARERS

Source: The Anguillian | 2017 MALLIOUHANA POETRY AWARDS CEREMONY SHOWCASES LOCAL TALENT AND HONOURS REVOLUTIONARY CULTURE BEARERS     Andy’s Restaurant in The Quarter was abuzz with excitement and appreciation from the large crowd that turned up to witness the Performance Round and Awards Ceremony for the 2017 Malliouhana Poetry Competition on Wednesday evening. Under

TUG-O-WAR MAJOR HIGHLIGHT OF FUNDAY 2017

Source: The Anguillian | TUG-O-WAR MAJOR HIGHLIGHT OF FUNDAY 2017     On Monday May 1st, in observance of Labour Day, workers from both public and private sectors gathered at the James Ronald Webster Park for the Fun Day celebrations. Eleven teams from different businesses competed in several competitive games especially the Tug-O-War which is

Anguilla Represented at HIV/AIDS and SRH Meeting of Youth Leaders

Source: The Anguillian | Anguilla Represented at HIV/AIDS and SRH Meeting of Youth Leaders     L-R: Glenneva Hodge, Devon Carter and Rochelle Rogers Caribbean Youth Leaders gathered in Port-of – Spain, Trinidad, from April 21st-22nd to discuss and examine the role of youth advocates in fighting the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and advancing sexual health issues

Job Link Up Programme Personal Development Session

Source: The Anguillian | Job Link Up Programme Personal Development Session On Tuesday, May 02nd 2017, the Department of Youth and Culture, and the Management Advisory Board (MAB) of the Job Link Up Programme, hosted the first Personal Development Session for clients on the Job Link Up Programme at the Teachers’ Resource Centre. The Personal

ANGUILLIAN PASTOR PASSES IN ST. CROIX

Source: The Anguillian | ANGUILLIAN PASTOR PASSES IN ST. CROIX     The late Pastor Oriel Fleming The world-wide Seventh-day Adventist Ministry has lost a well known Minister and Youth Worker. He is Pastor Oriel Fleming, a long-serving Minister with the North Caribbean Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. He passed away on April 29 in St.Croix.

Day Care Centres and Pre-schools presented with safety equipment courtesy CIBC FirstCaribbean and ABC Supplies

Source: The Anguillian | Day Care Centres and Pre-schools presented with safety equipment courtesy CIBC FirstCaribbean and ABC Supplies     Sponsors pose with Pre-School and Day Care representatives, and Officials from Fire and Rescue Services and Department Disaster Management The Valley, Anguilla April 28th, 2017 — Day Care Centers and Pre-school facilities on Anguilla

THE AABA HONOURS MR EMMANUEL WEBSTER

Source: The Anguillian | THE AABA HONOURS MR EMMANUEL WEBSTER     The Anguilla Amateur Basketball Association (AABA) kicked off its Annual National Senior League Tournament, with the “Emmanuel Webster Exhibition Game”, at the Rodney MacArthur Rey Auditorium on Saturday 29th April. “Years ago, the AABA was headed by Mr Webster. He was one of

Department of Youth and Culture Launches the 2nd Annual Inter-Primary School Calypso Competition

Source: The Anguillian | Department of Youth and Culture Launches the 2nd Annual Inter-Primary School Calypso Competition     Organising Committee Reps, Mentors and Young Calypsonians Anguilla’s gifted youngsters will again be showcasing their musical talent at the upcoming Inter-Primary School Calypso Competition slated for Saturday 3rd June 2017. The 2nd Annual Inter-Primary School Calypso

GOVERNMENT TO SELL ITS REMAINING SHARES IN ANGLEC

Source: The Anguillian | GOVERNMENT TO SELL ITS REMAINING SHARES IN ANGLEC     The Government of Anguilla is hoping to collect 26 million EC dollars from the sale of its 40 percent share in ANGLEC. This follows the pronouncement by Government of its intention to sell some of its remaining shares, in the Electricity

PRIVATE – PUBLIC SECTOR DISASTER MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP 2017

Source: The Anguillian | PRIVATE – PUBLIC SECTOR DISASTER MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP 2017     On Wednesday 26th April 2017, Tropical Shipping in collaboration with Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), the Department of Disaster Management (DDM), the Anguilla Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACOCI), the Anguilla Hotel & Tourism Association (AHTA) and Caribbean Central American

EDITORIAL – THE ENTITLEMENT PHENOMENON

Source: The Anguillian | EDITORIAL – THE ENTITLEMENT PHENOMENON     I am sometimes alarmed at what I call a culture of entitlement among our people. There are those in our midst, too many to be ignored, who seem to be of the view that material things, positions, power, wealth etc. must be handed to

Native Sons Productions Celebrations

Source: The Anguillian | Native Sons Productions Celebrations     Native Sons Productions is setting the stage for the celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the unique Cultural Radio Show “Culturally Yours” and the 7th Annual Cultural Recognition Awards. The 2017 awards will highlight and recognize six (6) persons who had played a great part

DEPARTURES MAGAZINE FEATURES COVER STORY ON ANGUILLA *10 page fashion and editorial spread in May/June issue of the magazine*

Source: The Anguillian | DEPARTURES MAGAZINE FEATURES COVER STORY ON ANGUILLA *10 page fashion and editorial spread in May/June issue of the magazine*     The Valley, Anguilla, April 20, 2017…Anguilla graces the cover of the May/June issue of the prestigious DEPARTURES magazine, the bi-monthly, luxury lifestyle publication distributed to American Express Platinum Card holders

Business Column – Patriotism and Your Business

Source: The Anguillian | Business Column – Patriotism and Your Business     Patriotism and Your Business Anguilla Day will be celebrated on May 30th, 2017. This year marks 50 years since the Anguilla Revolution. This milestone will be celebrated throughout the year and across the island. Your business should not miss the opportunity to

ANGUILLA SAYS FAREWELL TO FLOREL “SWEETIE” HARRIGAN

Source: The Anguillian | ANGUILLA SAYS FAREWELL TO FLOREL “SWEETIE” HARRIGAN       The late Florel Harrigan Anguilla says farewell to an honoured daughter, Mrs. Florel Octavia Harrigan, in a National Funeral at 10 am on Saturday April 29th 2017 at the HillTop Baptist Church, Island Harbour. She died on April 14, 2017 at

Customs Officers Graduate from CCLEC JOB Training Course

Source: The Anguillian | Customs Officers Graduate from CCLEC JOB Training Course   Officers – Graduation Day Six new recruits in the Anguilla Customs Department recently returned home having attended the Caribbean Customs Law Enforcement Council (CCLEC) Junior Officer Basic (JOB) Training Course in St. Kitts, from January 30th, 2017 to April 7th, 2017. Khamal

Ask Your Doctor: AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER

Source: The Anguillian | Ask Your Doctor: AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER     Many countries throughout the world use the month of April to bring greater awareness to autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and to promote inclusion and self-determination for all, and assure that each person with ASD is provided the opportunity to achieve the highest possible

ANGUILLA COUNTRY CONFERENCE CELEBRATES 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ANGUILLA REVOLUTION

Source: The Anguillian | ANGUILLA COUNTRY CONFERENCE CELEBRATES 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ANGUILLA REVOLUTION     As Anguilla gets ready to celebrate its 50th anniversary of the Anguilla Revolution, Dr Carlyle Corbin, International Advisor on Democratic Governance, Executive Secretary of the Council of Presidents of the United Nations General Assembly, has called for a shifting

FESTIVAL DEL MAR TEN A SUCCESS

Source: The Anguillian | FESTIVAL DEL MAR TEN A SUCCESS     Festival Del Mar Ten, held on Island Harbour Bay on April 15 and 16, has been described as a success despite the odds. High tides and high winds prevented the holding of the Class A and Class B boat races. However, these races

EDITORIAL: WILL WE REMAIN AN ISLAND OF CONTRADICTIONS?

Source: The Anguillian | EDITORIAL: WILL WE REMAIN AN ISLAND OF CONTRADICTIONS?     Despite being a small island with a small population, many persons would agree that Anguilla is quite an interesting place to live in. Persons are sometimes surprised by how interesting a place Anguilla is. The credit for this is usually accorded

Address by Dr. Ellis Lorenzo Webster, Leader of the AUM

Source: The Anguillian | Address by Dr. Ellis Lorenzo Webster, Leader of the AUM     Fellow Anguillians, Greetings at this Easter season. As the second anniversary of the election of the Anguilla United Front administration approached, and the first anniversary of the demise of the two indigenous banks, the Anguilla United Movement (AUM) announced

PATHFINDERS ATTEND INTER AMERICAN DIVISION CAMPOREE

Source: The Anguillian | PATHFINDERS ATTEND INTER AMERICAN DIVISION CAMPOREE   On the 10th of April 19, 2017 a delegation of pathfinders, staff and parents travelled to the Dominican Republic numbering eighty nine via St. Maarten for a the IV Inter American Division Camporee. The camporee, under the theme lineage of champions hosted roughly 13,000

Ask Your Doctor: INSOMNIA

Source: The Anguillian | Ask Your Doctor: INSOMNIA     Insomnia (in-SOM-ne-ah) is a common sleep disorder affecting many individuals in Anguilla. Persistent insomnia can have a significant impact on your quality of life. It can adversely affect how we spend our day, and affect our mood and lead to relationship problems with friends, family

CELEBRATE ANGUILLA IGUANA FEST WITH THE ANGUILLA NATIONAL TRUST

Source: The Anguillian | CELEBRATE ANGUILLA IGUANA FEST WITH THE ANGUILLA NATIONAL TRUST     On Saturday 29 April, the Anguilla National Trust will be holding its second Annual Anguilla Iguana Fest at the Department of Agriculture Grounds. The day will celebrate Anguilla’s native Lesser Antillean iguana – a critically endangered species that is found

Business Column: National Commercial Bank of Anguilla (NCBA)

Source: The Anguillian | Business Column: National Commercial Bank of Anguilla (NCBA)     National Commercial Bank of Anguilla (NCBA) The National Commercial Bank of Anguilla Ltd. (NCBA) hosted the second ACOCI Business After Hours (BAH) for 2017 on April 11th at La Vue Boutique Inn. Business after Hours, which is a valuable ACOCI initiative,

CATAPULTED CONFERENCE 2017

Source: The Anguillian | CATAPULTED CONFERENCE 2017     In its 5th year, under the theme ‘Grace Catapulting Grace’, Catapulted Conference commenced on April 7th with Catapulted Festival 2017- Grace Magnifical – at the Raymond E. GuishardStadium. The musical festival, which was purposed with giving God thanks for His grace over Anguilla since 1967, was

NCBA PROGRESSING WELL AFTER ONE YEAR IN BUSINESS

Source: The Anguillian | NCBA PROGRESSING WELL AFTER ONE YEAR IN BUSINESS     April 25th 2017 will mark one year since Anguilla’s lone indigenous banking institution, the National Commercial Bank of Anguilla, has been in operation. The Anguillian spoke to Mr Michael Bird, CEO, NCBA, following the Anguilla Chamber of Commerce and Industry Ltd

FLOW SUPPORTIVE OF CARIFTA ATHLETES

Source: The Anguillian | FLOW SUPPORTIVE OF CARIFTA ATHLETES     L-R: Ms. Heather Richardson, Aiden Hazzard, T-Kailah Richardson, Tri-Tania Lowe, T’arah Niles, Mr. Desron Bynoe, Janique Fleming, Anderson Jean and Mr. Alexis Ryan Telecommunication Giant, Flow, is wishing Anguilla’s athletes the best of luck in the upcoming CARIFTA Games in Curacao on April 15

FLOW DONATES TO FESTIVAL DEL MAR

Source: The Anguillian | FLOW DONATES TO FESTIVAL DEL MAR       L-R: Mr. Desron Bynoe and Mr. Damien Harrigan Flow continues to demonstrate good corporate citizenship by contributing EC$10,000 to Festival Del Mar, one of the island’s most popular and unique festivals that takes place over the coming Easter weekend, April 15 -16,

EDITORIAL: THE MISSING INGREDIENTS

Source: The Anguillian | EDITORIAL: THE MISSING INGREDIENTS       Recent administrative decisions, which impact on the management of the Anguilla Public Service, suggest that some key ingredients essential to ensuring the effective and efficient functioning of the Anguilla Public Service are missing. The recent decisions, which have resulted in at least four permanent

THEY THAT GO DOWN TO THE SEA IN SHIPS by Colville L. Petty

Source: The Anguillian | THEY THAT GO DOWN TO THE SEA IN SHIPS by Colville L. Petty     This article was first published in The Anguillian 10th April 2009.) Anguilla has long been an island of seafarers. According to the Honourable Minister of Communications and Works, Kenneth Harrigan (1994), “We were born to fish

ANNOUNCING THE LINE-UP OF THE 6th ANNUAL ANGUILLA LIT FEST: A LITERARY JOLLIFICATION A Celebration of Books and Beaches, May 18 – 21, 2017

Source: The Anguillian | ANNOUNCING THE LINE-UP OF THE 6th ANNUAL ANGUILLA LIT FEST: A LITERARY JOLLIFICATION A Celebration of Books and Beaches, May 18 – 21, 2017     THE VALLEY, Anguilla, April 11, 2017…..Literary aficionados should plan now to be a part of the sixth annual Anguilla Lit Fest: A Literary Jollification, featuring

PALM SUNDAY PROCESSION OF EASTER SEASON

Source: The Anguillian | PALM SUNDAY PROCESSION OF EASTER SEASON     On Sunday 9th April, the Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday was held at The Trough (a traditional area where cattle on the nearby Agricultural farmlands drank water pumped from The Valley Well) for blessings of palms and procession by Mass with Hymns.

Ask Your Doctor: POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION

Source: The Anguillian | Ask Your Doctor: POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION     Postpartum depression affects many women after giving birth. This condition, if not diagnosed and treated, can affect the woman, family members and friends adversely. In most cases, it can be successfully treated once the woman is diagnosed correctly and gets treatment. What is postpartum

OECS leaders pledge to pay outstanding contributions

Source: Anguilla News | OECS leaders pledge to pay outstanding contributions BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, April 14th 2017 – OECS Heads of Governments are behind in their contributions to the St. Lucia-based Commission and have agreed to

IAAF OFFICIAL TO PUSH FOR WORLD CLASS SYNTHETIC TRACK FOR ANGUILLA

Source: The Anguillian | IAAF OFFICIAL TO PUSH FOR WORLD CLASS SYNTHETIC TRACK FOR ANGUILLA     Finally after much talks in recent years about the development of sports infrastructure for our young people, a strong push will now be made for, at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) meeting in London on April

EDITORIAL : WHITE SAND AND SPARKLING WATERS

Source: The Anguillian | EDITORIAL : WHITE SAND AND SPARKLING WATERS       I often wonder if when our very own Patricia J Adams, affectionately known as Tr Patsy, penned the words of the song This is Anguilla, she knew that the song would become a local favourite: “Come see our white sand and

ROYAL ANGUILLA POLICE FORCE DEVELOPMENT

Source: The Anguillian | ROYAL ANGUILLA POLICE FORCE DEVELOPMENT     The Policing Strategy 2016 – 2019 sets out a commitment to develop the RAPF to improve the services it can deliver for the communities of Anguilla and the overall ambition of reducing the number of crimes as well as the number of victims who

CHANGES TO MINISTERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Source: The Anguillian | CHANGES TO MINISTERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES     The Governor has decided to exercise her constitutional discretion to make a number of changes to Ministerial responsibilities as requested by the Chief Minister. The Anguilla Constitution states that decisions on ministerial portfolios may be made by the Governor, acting on the advice of the

RADIO ANGUILLA: MOTHER OF ALL LOCAL RADIO STATIONS

Source: The Anguillian | RADIO ANGUILLA: MOTHER OF ALL LOCAL RADIO STATIONS     What Radio Anguilla and the Anguilla Revolution have in common? The answer is:they are inter-related. The broadcasting station, as limited as it had been at its inception, and now set to observe its 48th Anniversary next week, was a critical necessity

A life well lived – CARICOM remembers Sir Cuthbert Sebastian

Source: Anguilla News | A life well lived – CARICOM remembers Sir Cuthbert Sebastian  (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has extended sympathy to the family of former Governor General of St. Kitts

CDEMA champions Caribbean School Safety Initiative

Source: Anguilla News | CDEMA champions Caribbean School Safety Initiative Barbados, April 5, 2017 (CDEMA) – At the recently concluded Caribbean Safe School Ministerial Forum held on April 3-4, 2017 in Antigua and Barbuda, the

ANGUILLA PUBLIC SERVANTS BENEFIT FROM INDUCTION SESSIONS

Source: The Anguillian | ANGUILLA PUBLIC SERVANTS BENEFIT FROM INDUCTION SESSIONS     Anguilla public servants and facilitators On April 4 and April 5, 2017 a record number of teachers/public officers were the recipients of well-needed induction sessions which took place at the Teachers’ Resource Centre. The sessions which were organized by Public Administration, were

HOUSE DEBATES FIREWORKS BILL

Source: The Anguillian | HOUSE DEBATES FIREWORKS BILL     Leader of the Opposition, Palmovan Webster, created her own “fireworks” in the House of Assembly on Tuesday, 28th March, when she launched an attack on the AUF Government accusing it of corrupt practices, destroying the financial industry thus leading to no economic activity in Anguilla.

ANGUILLA COMMUNITY COLLEGE CONDUCTS SEAFARERS CERTIFICATION COURSE

Source: The Anguillian | ANGUILLA COMMUNITY COLLEGE CONDUCTS SEAFARERS CERTIFICATION COURSE     The Anguilla Community College (ACC) is conducting the Standards of Training, Certification & Watch Keeping course for Seafarers in Anguilla, this week. Sixteen seamen are currently being trained by Mr Garth Steyn from the St Maarten Sailing School. He was approved by

HOUSE MEMBERS CONGRATULATE TEAM GIBBS ON ELECTION VICTORY

Source: The Anguillian | HOUSE MEMBERS CONGRATULATE TEAM GIBBS ON ELECTION VICTORY     St. Martin Team Gibbs (Photo via Facebook Team Gibbs 2017) Members of the Anguilla House of Assembly, on Tuesday, 28th March, congratulated the Daniel Gibbs Administration on its resounding victory at the polls in French St Martin on Sunday night. President

EDITORIAL – UPSIDE DOWN

Source: The Anguillian | EDITORIAL – UPSIDE DOWN     The people walk upon their heads The sea is made of sand The children go to school by night In topsy-turvy land The recent events around the world remind me of these words from the much loved childhood poem by H E Wilkinson. It seems

Letter to The Editor

Source: The Anguillian | Letter to The Editor     Dear Sirs: Missing Bench at Sandy Hill Beach Returned I am very pleased to report that the bench, missing from Sandy Hill Bay beach, has been safely returned to its original spot! Thank you for returning the bench and restoring our faith in Anguilla. Now

TWO COUSINS LEADING TWO ADJACENT ISLANDS

Source: The Anguillian | TWO COUSINS LEADING TWO ADJACENT ISLANDS   L-R: Mr. Daniel Gibbs and Chief Minister Mr. Victor Banks With the election of Daniel Gibbs as the next President of the Territorial Council of St Martin, and with Victor Banks the Chief Minister in Anguilla, it is interesting to know that the two

ACAN INSTALLS YOUTH ARM

Source: The Anguillian | ACAN INSTALLS YOUTH ARM     ACAN Youth Arm Division and others THE VALLEY, ANGUILLA – The Anguilla Community Action Network (ACAN) has taken another important step within the remit of its strategic plan by installing a Youth Arm. The members of the ACAN Youth Arm were formally recognized at a

Governor Hosts Reception for Anguilla Community Foundation

Source: The Anguillian | Governor Hosts Reception for Anguilla Community Foundation     Members of the Board with Governor Christina Scott (back left) and Dr Tamara Hodge (second from left, front row) Governor Christina Scott hosted a reception on Wednesday March 22 for the Anguilla Community Foundation and its supporters. She welcomed those present and

ANGUILLA’S UNIQUE INTERNATIONAL PROBITY!

Source: The Anguillian | ANGUILLA’S UNIQUE INTERNATIONAL PROBITY!     The Technology Campus – TV1 02P, AI-2640, Anguilla, B.W.I. Ph. (264) 497-3800, Cell (264) 584-9900 March 21st, 2017 ANGUILLA’S UNIQUE INTERNATIONAL PROBITY! When Anguilla first announced our “Certificate of Economic Purpose and Reputation” (CEPR) on July 8th, 2013, the issues of: “transparency”; “economic purpose”; “substance”;

AIRBNB MOU SIGNING TO HELP BOOST ANGUILLA TOURISM

Source: The Anguillian | AIRBNB MOU SIGNING TO HELP BOOST ANGUILLA TOURISM Chief Minister Victor Banks and Mr. Shawn Sullivan of Airbnb signing MoU   On Tuesday March 21, the Government of Anguilla signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Airbnb. The signing ceremony took place, at the Anguilla Tourist Board’s Office where a number

GOVERNMENT’S PRESS CONFERENCE, MARCH 21ST Airbnb promoting Tourism, Guide to Brexit, Constitutional Issue, Ferry-boat Certification, Fishing in Anguilla’s Waters

Source: The Anguillian | GOVERNMENT’S PRESS CONFERENCE, MARCH 21ST Airbnb promoting Tourism, Guide to Brexit, Constitutional Issue, Ferry-boat Certification, Fishing in Anguilla’s Waters     Top on the list of matters addressed at the Government’s press conference on Tuesday, March 21, was the Memorandum of Understanding signed by the Government of Anguilla and Airbnb to

DEANNA MUSSINGTON, GOES TO X – FACTOR UK

Source: The Anguillian | DEANNA MUSSINGTON, GOES TO X – FACTOR UK     As Anguilla gets ready to celebrate its golden jubilee – the celebration of its 50th anniversary of the Revolution – it is only timely that the island has yet another reason to celebrate. Young, talented and gifted singer, Deanna Mussington, is

EDITORIAL – WHY DO WE FEAR THE INEVITABLE?

Source: The Anguillian | EDITORIAL – WHY DO WE FEAR THE INEVITABLE?     Most people seem to accept without question that ‘change is inevitable.’ Yet, interestingly, most persons also resist change and very often fight vigorously to maintain the status quo. This continuing battle between acceptance of the inevitable and resisting the inevitable is

BREXIT! BREXIT! BREXIT! – A PRESS RELEASES FROM THE DEPARTMENT FOR EXITING EUROPE AND THE GOVERNMENT OF ANGUILLA, LONDON OFFICE, INCORPORATING A BRIEF GUIDE TO BREXIT by Blondel Cluff and Charlie Wheeler

Source: The Anguillian | BREXIT! BREXIT! BREXIT! – A PRESS RELEASES FROM THE DEPARTMENT FOR EXITING EUROPE AND THE GOVERNMENT OF ANGUILLA, LONDON OFFICE, INCORPORATING A BRIEF GUIDE TO BREXIT by Blondel Cluff and Charlie Wheeler   A PRESS RELEASES FROM THE DEPARTMENT FOR EXITING EUROPE AND THE GOVERNMENT OF ANGUILLA, LONDON OFFICE, INCORPORATING A

THE LAST INVASION OF ANGUILLA

Source: The Anguillian | THE LAST INVASION OF ANGUILLA     The 48th anniversary of the 1969 British invasion of Anguilla passed several days ago on Sunday, March 19, without any recognition on the island whatsoever. Yet, it was the second big event that captured the attention of the world following the 1967 Anguilla Revolution.

CaribWave 2017

Source: The Anguillian | CaribWave 2017     The Valley, Anguilla – The CaribWave 2017 Tsunami Exercise was held on 21st March 2017 and focused on the potential impacts of a significant “felt” earthquake and resulting tsunami. The exercise had several aims: testing of the CAPiT smartphone application for the Anguilla Warning System, reinforcement of

ANGUILLA AND AIRBNB SIGN TOURISM AGREEMENT

Source: The Anguillian | ANGUILLA AND AIRBNB SIGN TOURISM AGREEMENT     The Valley, Anguilla , 21 of March, 2017 – The Ministry of Tourism of Anguilla and Airbnb signed a Memorandum of Understanding today to promote the island as a premier Caribbean destination, with a unique identity, cultural heritage and environment that goes beyond

ANGUILLA’S DEEP SEA FISHERIES PILOT PROJECT

Source: The Anguillian | ANGUILLA’S DEEP SEA FISHERIES PILOT PROJECT     The Department of Fisheries and Marine Resources is clarifying statements that foreign fisheries, including those from St Martin/St. Maarten, are being allowed to fish commercially with fish traps in Anguilla’s waters. The Director of Fisheries, Kafi Gumbs, said this is not true. She

Ask Your Doctor: OBESITY AND CANCER

Source: The Anguillian | Ask Your Doctor: OBESITY AND CANCER     In the past few years there has been much concern about the increasing incidence of various cancers in Anguilla. There might be many factors influencing this increase, but nutrition and body weight have been shown to be associated with many cancers in many

SOCIAL SECURITY BOARD LAUNCHES ACTIVITES FOR ITS 35TH ANNIVERSAY

Source: The Anguillian | SOCIAL SECURITY BOARD LAUNCHES ACTIVITES FOR ITS 35TH ANNIVERSAY       Social Security at 35: Securing Futures, Enhancing Lives is the theme for Social Security activities to mark its 35th anniversary. The theme was won by Ms Farrah Banks. Director of Social Security, Timothy Hodge, said Social Security has always

SAP AIRLINES FLYING SANTO DOMINGO NATIONALS TO ANGUILLLA

Source: The Anguillian | SAP AIRLINES FLYING SANTO DOMINGO NATIONALS TO ANGUILLLA     SAP airline personnel with Customs, Airport and Government officials Nationals from Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic) and Anguilla, can now travel directly between the two territories without going through the Juliana International Airport in Dutch St. Maarten. This opportunity is being provided,

UK GOVERNMENT PROVIDES 24 MILLION EC FOR ROAD BAY JETTY

Source: The Anguillian | UK GOVERNMENT PROVIDES 24 MILLION EC FOR ROAD BAY JETTY     Signing of MoU The development of the Road Bay/Sandy Ground jetty has been given the green light after the Government of Anguilla has successfully made a business case to the UK Government for the construction of the pier. “When

GOVERNMENT GIVES CONSIDERATION TO LEGALIZING SPANISH LOTTO

Source: The Anguillian | GOVERNMENT GIVES CONSIDERATION TO LEGALIZING SPANISH LOTTO     Chief Minister Victor Banks The Honourable Chief Minister Victor Banks has disclosed that the ten-year period of exclusivity for the operations of lottery in Anguilla by Caribbean Lotto expires in May 2017 and is now before Government for consideration. “There has been

EDITORIAL : THE RACE IS STILL ON

Source: The Anguillian | EDITORIAL : THE RACE IS STILL ON     I am almost certain that if we were to conduct a national poll on the sport of drag racing, we would find that our country is divided on this issue. I am confident, but less certain, that we may find that those

SEABORNE AIRLINES INTRODUCES INCENTIVE FARES TO ANGUILLA

Source: The Anguillian | SEABORNE AIRLINES INTRODUCES INCENTIVE FARES TO ANGUILLA     The Valley, March 15th, 2017……..The Anguilla Tourist Board is pleased to announce that Seaborne Airlines has published an attractive US$350.00 round-trip fare, inclusive of taxes, from San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport (SJU) in Puerto Rico to Anguilla’s Clayton J. Lloyd

MEETING TO DISCUSS EXPANSION OF AIRPORT

Source: The Anguillian | MEETING TO DISCUSS EXPANSION OF AIRPORT     Personnel from MICUH, Anguilla Fire and Rescue Services and Air & Sea Port Authority Personnel from MICUH, the Ministry of Finance, and the Anguilla Air and Seaport Authority (AASPA) held a special meeting on Friday March 10th, to discuss the expansion of the

NEW UK INFRASTRUCTURE ADVISOR

Source: The Anguillian | NEW UK INFRASTRUCTURE ADVISOR     Mr. Julian Daniel Mr Julian Daniel, the UK Infrastructure Advisor, a national of Montserrat, officially took up his duties in the Ministry of ICUH on Monday, 13th March. Minister with responsibility for Infrastructure, Mr Curtis Richardson, said it was a long anticipated moment for the

GOVERNMENT’S PRESS CONFERENCE, 14TH MARCH 2017

Source: The Anguillian | GOVERNMENT’S PRESS CONFERENCE, 14TH MARCH 2017     L-R: Mrs. Cora Richardson-Hodge, Mr. Cardigan Connor, Chief Minister Victor Banks, Mr. Evans McNiel Rogers and Mr. Curtis Richardson The Government of Anguilla expressed condolences to the Government of St Kitts/Nevis on the passing of former Governor Sir Probyn Inniss. Chief Minister Victor

ROYAL ANGUILLA POLICE FORCE CONTINUES TO BUILD CAPACITY

Source: The Anguillian | ROYAL ANGUILLA POLICE FORCE CONTINUES TO BUILD CAPACITY     RAPF Personnel Over the past four weeks some thirty-nine (39) members of the Royal Anguilla Police Force have benefitted from training in Investigation and Statement Taking. The training which was four (4) one (1) week sessions, focused on enhancing and complimenting

FIRE TRUCK FROM CANADA IN GOOD CONDITION

Source: The Anguillian | FIRE TRUCK FROM CANADA IN GOOD CONDITION     New fire truck The Anguilla and Air and Sea Ports Authority is the recipient of a newly refurbished fire truck from Canada that will further enhance the operations of the Clayton J Lloyd International Airport to go beyond a category 6 and

DESIGN SUBMITTED FOR A FULL COAT OF ARMS FOR ANGUILLA

Source: The Anguillian | DESIGN SUBMITTED FOR A FULL COAT OF ARMS FOR ANGUILLA     The Ministry of Home Affairs and the Department of Youth and Culture are pleased to announce that a proposed design has now been submitted for a full Coat of Arms for Anguilla. The design work, attached, was undertaken over

Ask Your Doctor: DOWN SYNDROME

Source: The Anguillian | Ask Your Doctor: DOWN SYNDROME     Anguilla, like many other countries in the world, will be having activities for World Down Syndrome Day on 21st March. It is a day set aside by the United Nations to help raise awareness of what Down Syndrome is, what it means to have

MOONSPLASH A HUGE SUCCESS

Source: The Anguillian | MOONSPLASH A HUGE SUCCESS     Anguilla’s legendary icon Bankie Banx is pleased with the success of his event held last weekend featuring two powerful reggae artists, Romain Virgo, Christopher Martin, and other local acts. Romain Virgo, who specializes in the lovers rock style of Reggae, wooed the crowd with his

FIRST EVER LADY MEX “SHE FIXED THAT” WOMEN’S WORKSHOP

Source: The Anguillian | FIRST EVER LADY MEX “SHE FIXED THAT” WOMEN’S WORKSHOP     Event Organizers, facilitors, participants and others On Saturday March 11, 2017 in celebrating Women’s Week women between the ages of 18 and 50 participated in a one-day two session LadyMex “She Fixed That” Workshop, on basic Vehicle Maintenance Guide for

New Jersey Couple Contributes to Anguilla Community

Source: The Anguillian | New Jersey Couple Contributes to Anguilla Community     Mr. Vanroy Hodge with Mr. and Mrs. Michael V. Canavan Mr. and Mrs. Michael V. Canavan of Monmouth Beach, New Jersey, who are regular visitors to Anguilla, must be highly commended for their community efforts in Anguilla. Last year while visiting Anguilla,

ASHLEY & SONS ROAD RELAY 2017

Source: The Anguillian | ASHLEY & SONS ROAD RELAY 2017     The Annual Ashley & Sons sponsored road relay took place on Sunday, March 12, in front of a large crowd of spectators. The event involved athletes, from the primary schools and the Albena Lake Hodge Comprehensive School, who competed in bicycle and road

POSITIVE LIVING: ARE YOU NURSING A GRUDGE?

Source: The Anguillian | POSITIVE LIVING: ARE YOU NURSING A GRUDGE?     Are you nursing a grudge against someone today? Are you carrying around envy, jealousy, covetousness, malice, anger, hurt, or bitterness towards another person or persons in your heart? Every time you see that person or persons, do you begin to boil with

WORLD KIDNEY DAY OBSERVED

Source: The Anguillian | WORLD KIDNEY DAY OBSERVED     On Thursday March 9th 2017, in observance of World Kidney Day, under the theme “Kidney Disease and Obesity”, the Health Promotion Unit, in collaboration with Dialysis Unit, initiated their awareness campaign with a parade focused on bringing awareness of the link between obesity in school-aged

32 year old male arrested for Indecent Assault

Source: Anguilla News | 32 year old male arrested for Indecent Assault The Royal Anguilla Police on Thursday 9th March, 2017 arrested a thirty-two (32) year old male who was later charged for Indecent Assault. The male

RAPF continues to build capacity

Source: Anguilla News | RAPF continues to build capacity Over the past four weeks some thirty-nine (39) members of the Royal Anguilla Police Force have benefitted from training in Investigation and Statement Taking. The training

ANGUILLA HOPING TO GET 14 MILLION EUROS FROM EU DESPITE BREXIT

Source: The Anguillian | ANGUILLA HOPING TO GET 14 MILLION EUROS FROM EU DESPITE BREXIT     L-R: Mr. Cardigan Connor, Mrs. Cora Richardson-Hodge, Chief Minister Victor Banks, Mr. Evans McNiel Rogers and Mr. Curtis Richardson As plans continue for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union, following last year’s Brexit Referendum, the Anguilla

CELEBRATION OF WOMENS’ WEEK: HATS AND HEELS

Source: The Anguillian | CELEBRATION OF WOMENS’ WEEK: HATS AND HEELS     Sunday 5th March, was certainly a rare occasion when women were beautifully dressed in their hats to kick-start the celebration of Women’s Week. It was day of inspiration, motivation and upliftment for women who continuously strive to make their mark in society.

EDITORIAL: BRIGHTENING THE CORNER WHERE YOU ARE

Source: The Anguillian | EDITORIAL: BRIGHTENING THE CORNER WHERE YOU ARE     In Anguilla today, social media and radio programmes are rife with persons critiquing the actions of individuals, organisations and governments. I say governments because, in our typical fashion, we are not shy about offering views on how our regional and international brothers

ENERGY EFFICIENCY WORKSHOP FOR HOTEL PROPERTIES

Source: The Anguillian | ENERGY EFFICIENCY WORKSHOP FOR HOTEL PROPERTIES   Ms. Loreto Duffy-Mayers The Anguilla Hotel and Tourism Association (AHTA) on Wednesday 8th March held an Energy Efficiency Workshop for Hotel Properties to help in reducing their electricity bills. The AHTA collaborated with COSME which sponsored the workshop funded by the EU 10th EDF

WOMEN’S WEEK 2017 Celebrating 50! Reflecting! Evolving!

Source: The Anguillian | WOMEN’S WEEK 2017 Celebrating 50! Reflecting! Evolving!     Fellow Anguillians It is my privilege, as Minister with responsibility for Gender Affairs, to address you as we celebrate Women’s Week 2017. This year, in keeping with the celebrations marking the 50th Anniversary of the Anguilla Revolution, we showcase the lives of

NCBA West End Service Centre

Source: The Anguillian | NCBA West End Service Centre     On March 13th, 2017, the National Commercial Bank of Anguilla Ltd will open the doors of its Service Centre in West End to the public. The services to be offered will include: 5 tellers including the night deposit tellers and 2 Customer Service representatives

ANGUILLA WANTS AN MOU WITH AIRBNB TO HELP PROMOTE TOURISM

Source: The Anguillian | ANGUILLA WANTS AN MOU WITH AIRBNB TO HELP PROMOTE TOURISM       “In the big question about tourism in Anguilla, people are always saying that things are slow on the island, but the figures suggest that the stay overs are up from last year,” says Mr. Cardigan Connor, Parliamentary Secretary,