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May 23, 2017

Anguilla

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,

CARICOM, Cuba Foreign Ministers meet in Havana

Source: Anguilla News | CARICOM, Cuba Foreign Ministers meet in Havana (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana )     Foreign Ministers from the Caribbean Community and their counterpart from the Republic of Cuba are meeting

RAPF: 'Taking part in an illegal lottery is a gamble'

Source: Anguilla News | RAPF: ‘Taking part in an illegal lottery is a gamble’ It has come to the attention of the Royal Anguilla Police Force (RAPF) that many persons in Anguilla are operating, holding or being concerned with

TRIBUTE TO PRESIDENT RENE PREVAL

Source: Anguilla News | TRIBUTE TO PRESIDENT RENE PREVAL It is with shock and disbelief that I received the news of the passing of President René Garcia Préval. When I last saw my dear friend

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION…BIG HEARTS SHAPING LITTLE MINDS

Source: The Anguillian | EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION…BIG HEARTS SHAPING LITTLE MINDS Rondy Isles, Pastor and Educator, has shone the light on the importance of Early Childhood Education in stimulating and educating young minds. He paid tribute to the remarkable role early childhood teachers continue to play in molding the minds of our young people. “Early

NCBA Wins Major Court Case

Source: The Anguillian | NCBA Wins Major Court Case     NCBA building On Tuesday 28th February, 2017 the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court in the Court of Appeal (Court of Appeal) handed down a decision in favour of National Commercial Bank of Anguilla Ltd (“NCBA”) in Civil Appeal No. 9 of 2016. By way of

EDITORIAL- CLOSED OR OPEN BORDERS

Source: The Anguillian | EDITORIAL- CLOSED OR OPEN BORDERS   It seems that immigration issues are on the front burner in many countries around the world. In the United Kingdom, for example, these are some of the issues which would have fueled the Brexit movement and contributed to the decision by the citizens of the

CELEBRATING THE PAST, EMBRACING THE FUTURE A presentation to mark the 50th Anniversary of the establishment of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court made at the Sandals Grande Hotel, Antigua, on Monday 27 February 2017

Source: The Anguillian | CELEBRATING THE PAST, EMBRACING THE FUTURE A presentation to mark the 50th Anniversary of the establishment of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court made at the Sandals Grande Hotel, Antigua, on Monday 27 February 2017     Part 1 of 3 parts The Study of Law In this presentation, I shall take

ANGUILLIAN CHEF SERVING MOUTH-WATERING PIZZA AT COVECASTLES

Source: The Anguillian | ANGUILLIAN CHEF SERVING MOUTH-WATERING PIZZA AT COVECASTLES     “Culinary Art has always been in my blood,” says renowned Anguillian Chef, Judy A. Lake-Connor. She is the pizza specialist at Covecastles Resort and Restaurant, at Shoal Bay West, one of Anguilla’s world class beaches. With 10 years as Assistant Chef, and

A PORTRAIT OF A LEADER, AN HOUR WITH THE ELDERS

Source: The Anguillian | A PORTRAIT OF A LEADER, AN HOUR WITH THE ELDERS     On Tuesday 3rd March, 2009, I fulfilled a promise I had made sometime earlier – that the Social Security Board would donate a portrait of Mr. James Ronald Webster to the Tender Loving Care Home Facility in The Valley.

Nigel Roydon Obituary

Source: The Anguillian | Nigel Roydon Obituary     The family would like to announce that Mr Nigel Roydon of Meads Bay, Anguilla, passed away on the morning of Wednesday 22nd February at his residence. He turned 67 years old just a month ago, in January. He is survived by his wife, Delores Roydon, five

ENGLISH COUPLE ATTRACTED TO ANGUILLA BY BBC FILM

Source: The Anguillian | ENGLISH COUPLE ATTRACTED TO ANGUILLA BY BBC FILM     Anguilla continues to get some useful publicity from the BBC’s film “An Island Parish” produced last year by several television crews. The latest persons attracted to Anguilla were an English couple, Peter and Liz Bealcombe. They were among many passengers who

Vivien Vanterpool Primary School Hosts First Science Fair

Source: The Anguillian | Vivien Vanterpool Primary School Hosts First Science Fair     On Wednesday 22nd February, the Vivien Vanterpool Primary School hosted its first Science Fair under the theme: ‘Exploring Today, Inventing Tomorrow’. Jerica Crawford and Kenda Lake, Science Coordinators Teachers, worked closely together to make this event a success. Students from Grades

Anguilla Fashion Expo 2017

Source: The Anguillian | Anguilla Fashion Expo 2017     Carnival costumes, menswear, street wear, African prints and more, were the culmination of the much anticipated Anguilla Fashion Expo Regional Runway Show. Beautiful models walked the runway and showed a variety of fashion-forward designs from the region and Anguilla’s very own. Anguilla Fashion Expo Regional

Cost of fishing study concluded for Caribbean states

Source: Anguilla News | Cost of fishing study concluded for Caribbean states Belize City, Friday, 24 February 2017 (CRFM)—A landmark study to look at the impacts of rising cost factors on fishing operations in the Caribbean has

Extension on the Recruitment of Police Constable for RAPF

Source: Anguilla News | Extension on the Recruitment of Police Constable for RAPF The Royal Anguilla Police Force would like to inform the General Public that it has extended the period for application for Constables in the Royal

RAPF Police Reports

Source: Anguilla News | RAPF Police Reports 33 yr. old male on bail for Possession of Firearm, Resisting Arrest and Assault on Police Officer The Royal Anguilla Police on Saturday 25th February 2017

RAPF bids farewell to Detective Constable Amethyst Saunders

Source: Anguilla News | RAPF bids farewell to Detective Constable Amethyst Saunders Detective Constable Amethyst Saunders of the Royal Anguilla Police Force retires after 35 years of policing. Saunders who joined the Royal Anguilla Police Force on the

WEST END CLINIC TO BE RENAMED IN HONOUR OF LATE NURSE

Source: The Anguillian | WEST END CLINIC TO BE RENAMED IN HONOUR OF LATE NURSE     The long-serving Public Health Clinic at West End is to be renamed the Agnes Agatha Richardson Clinic this coming Saturday, February 25, at a ceremony commencing at 10.00 am. Elected Representative for the West End/Long Bay Constituency, the

EDITORIAL : ACCESSING THE CONTINUOUS VOTER REGISTRATION SYSTEM

Source: The Anguillian | EDITORIAL : ACCESSING THE CONTINUOUS VOTER REGISTRATION SYSTEM       Anguilla’s electoral process is currently under scrutiny and has been actively so since late 2015 when the Constitutional and Electoral Reform Committee, led by Mr. Don Mitchell CBE QC, was appointed. While we await the outcome of the work of

MEDIA HEAR PLANS FOR ANGUILLA’S COUNTRY CONFERENCE

Source: The Anguillian | MEDIA HEAR PLANS FOR ANGUILLA’S COUNTRY CONFERENCE     Back Row: L-R: Dr. Wycliffe Fahie, Ms. Avon Carty, Mr. Stanley Reid, Ms. Jansie Webster and Mr. Ralph Hodge. Front Row: L-R: Ms. Carla Harris , Ms. Tesia Harrigan, Minister Evans McNiel Rogers and Dr. Phyllis Fleming-Banks. One of the major events

ANOTHER EFFORT TO MAKE ANGUILLA COMPLIANT READY

Source: The Anguillian | ANOTHER EFFORT TO MAKE ANGUILLA COMPLIANT READY   L-R: Mrs. Fiona Curtis, Mr. Lonnie Hobson, Mrs. Tina Bryan-Bannister and Dr. Phyllis Fleming-Banks Following the official public sector launch of Anguilla’s National Risk Assessment exercise to work towards protecting the reputation of the island’s financial services industry, and to achieve a good

COMMUNITY FOUNDATION MANAGING OVER $700,000 FOR USE IN ANGUILLLA

Source: The Anguillian | COMMUNITY FOUNDATION MANAGING OVER 0,000 FOR USE IN ANGUILLLA     The Anguilla Community Foundation (ACF) recently held its Annual General Meeting. Attendees included members of the Foundation’s Board, donors and grantees. Chair of the Board, Dr. Bonnie Richardson-Lake, presented the President’s report. She explained that the ACF is primarily a

WEST END’S REPRESENTATIVE WANTS A CLEAN ANGUILLA

Source: The Anguillian | WEST END’S REPRESENTATIVE WANTS A CLEAN ANGUILLA       Several days ago someone posted a whatsapp message saying that he or she could not find a garbage bin in West End. The answer is that there are in fact plenty of them in the area, but the larger ones, for

MINISTER LOOKS AT WOMEN IN ANGUILLA AHEAD OF CELEBRATION

Source: The Anguillian | MINISTER LOOKS AT WOMEN IN ANGUILLA AHEAD OF CELEBRATION       “The times do not define us, we define the times,” the Minister of Home Affairs and Gender Affairs, Mrs. Cora Richardson-Hodge, declared in a radio broadcast several days ago. She was speaking ahead of the celebration of Women’s Week

ocial Life : ANGUILLA’S CHURCH WORKER, MRS. JEAN HODGE, TURNS 80

Source: The Anguillian | ocial Life : ANGUILLA’S CHURCH WORKER, MRS. JEAN HODGE, TURNS 80       Mrs. Jean Hodge (Photo Courtesy Mr. Wycliffe Richardson) One of Anguilla’s long serving and beloved church women, Mrs. Jean Hodge, spouse of Methodist Supernumerary Minister, the Reverend Dr. S. Wilfred Hodge, was celebrated on Saturday, February 18,

DONATIONS FOR DEBATING SOCIETY

Source: The Anguillian | DONATIONS FOR DEBATING SOCIETY       The Anguilla Literary and Debating Society has acknowledged various donations from businesses and individuals to assist the Anguillian debaters participating in the current Leeward Islands Debating Competition in Nevis. Two of the most recent donors on Tuesday this week were the Hon. Minister of

The Department of Youth and Culture contributes to Literary and Debating Society of the Albena Lake-Hodge Comprehensive School

Source: The Anguillian | The Department of Youth and Culture contributes to Literary and Debating Society of the Albena Lake-Hodge Comprehensive School     Department of Youth & Culture presentation of cheque to ALHCS Literary Debating Society On February 21st, 2017 the Department of Youth and Culture, on behalf of the Government of Anguilla, provided

EC$1.5M UK FUNDING FOR HYDROGRAPHIC SURVEY OF ANGUILLA’S WATERS

Source: The Anguillian | EC.5M UK FUNDING FOR HYDROGRAPHIC SURVEY OF ANGUILLA’S WATERS     The Twin Otter plane used for the survey Mr. Sam Harper, International Hydrographic Projects Manager from the UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO), visited Anguilla 19-22 February to check progress on the most comprehensive seabed mapping survey of the seas surrounding Anguilla

“WOODS & WORDS” ART EXHIBITION AND BOOK SIGNING

Source: The Anguillian | “WOODS & WORDS” ART EXHIBITION AND BOOK SIGNING       Courtney and Carrolle Devonish hosted a special sculpture and book signing event on Saturday, February 18, 2017. Residents and visitors alike came to view an exciting new collection of wood sculptures on display now at the Devonish Art Gallery in

CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN ASSISTS START-UP ENTREPRENEURS

Source: The Anguillian | CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN ASSISTS START-UP ENTREPRENEURS   Gary Brown, CEO of CIBC FirstCaribbean International Barbados and Selwyn Cambridge, Founder of Ten Habitat, shake hands following signing the agreement signifying the partnership between the two organisations. Bridgetown, Barbados, February 20, 2016: A number of start-up companies and young people with great business ideas

Courtney Devonish Sharing Exercises with Interested Persons

Source: The Anguillian | Courtney Devonish Sharing Exercises with Interested Persons       Mr. Courtney Devonish Well-known artist Courtney Devonish, owner of the Devonish Art Gallery which has been in operation for over 45 years,18 in Barbados and 27 in Anguilla, has embarked on a new mission Online Marketing. Prior to his stroke in

Juvenile Rehabilitation Centre Care Staff, Juvenile Probation Team and Security Receive Training

Source: The Anguillian | Juvenile Rehabilitation Centre Care Staff, Juvenile Probation Team and Security Receive Training       The Department of Probation’s- Juvenile Rehabilitation Centre- Zenaida Haven Care Staff, Juvenile Probation Team and Security Officers attended training over a two week period from February 6th – February 17th, 2017. The training focused on topics

EASTERN CARIBBEAN SUPREME COURT (ECSC) 50TH ANNIVERSARY

Source: The Anguillian | EASTERN CARIBBEAN SUPREME COURT (ECSC) 50TH ANNIVERSARY       The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court is pleased to announce the celebration of its 50th Anniversary! The Court was inaugurated on 27th February 1967, replacing the Supreme Court of the Windward and Leeward Islands, which served the territories of the Eastern Caribbean,

ANGUILLA FIGHTING MONEY LAUNDERING, TERRORIST FINANCING Wants To Be Clean Again Next Evaluation

Source: The Anguillian | ANGUILLA FIGHTING MONEY LAUNDERING, TERRORIST FINANCING Wants To Be Clean Again Next Evaluation     Officials of The Governor’s Office, The Government and The Financial Services Commission The Anguilla Government has taken an early and further step, with the involvement of the public and private sectors, to achieve another clean and

QUESTIONS SURROUNDING REMOVAL OF AIRCRAFT FROM ANGUILLA

Source: The Anguillian | QUESTIONS SURROUNDING REMOVAL OF AIRCRAFT FROM ANGUILLA     Impounded plane in Anguilla before removal The removal and flying out of an impounded single-engine aircraft from the Clayton J. Lloyd International Airport, is the subject of investigations by authorities in Anguilla, and in St. Croix where it was tracked and landed

RAPF REPORTS: 21 yr. old Fined for Drug Possessions

Source: The Anguillian | RAPF REPORTS: 21 yr. old Fined for Drug Possessions     The Royal Anguilla Police Force on Monday 30th January, 2017 arrested and charged a 21 yr. old man of Blowing Point with possession of cannabis and cocaine. The defendant found in possession of 6 grams of cannabis and 6.7 grams

GOVERNMENT’S PRESS CONFERENCE TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14: Effects of Brexit, Road Accidents, Tourism & Immigration Matters

Source: The Anguillian | GOVERNMENT’S PRESS CONFERENCE TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14: Effects of Brexit, Road Accidents, Tourism & Immigration Matters       Anguilla’s Chief Minister, Mr. Vctor Banks, has indicated that he and his fellow leaders of the British Overseas Territories were pleased with their recent opportunity to discuss the forthcoming departure of the United

EDITORIAL: SPEAKING TRUTH TO POWER

Source: The Anguillian | EDITORIAL: SPEAKING TRUTH TO POWER   Societies, communities, families and businesses all have power structures which accord greater power to some than to others. Persons may command political power, economic power, financial power or administrative power. The exercise of such power, if unchecked, can be a very dangerous thing. In recognition

MINISTER “REGRETS LOCKER ROOM”, “STREET TALK” ON TAPE

Source: The Anguillian | MINISTER “REGRETS LOCKER ROOM”, “STREET TALK” ON TAPE     Curtis Richardson Minister of Infrastructure in Anguilla, Mr. Curtis Richardson, has publicly regretted the tape recorded statements he purportedly made during one of his unguarded moments which went viral on social media and other forms of communication recently. The Minister was

RAPF REPORTS: ANGUILLA RECORDS THIRD ROAD FATALITY

Source: The Anguillian | RAPF REPORTS: ANGUILLA RECORDS THIRD ROAD FATALITY       The Royal Anguilla Police Force on Sunday 12th February, 2017 at about 10:55pm responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident involving a single vehicle on the Jeremiah Highway. On arrival at the scene officers met one motor car at

CURTIS LOVE’S STATEMENT REGARDING THE PUBLISHED TAPE

Source: The Anguillian | CURTIS LOVE’S STATEMENT REGARDING THE PUBLISHED TAPE     (The following is the actual text of a statement made by Mr. Curtis Richardson at the Government Press Conference on Tuesday February 14th, 2017. The statement corroborates that already mentioned elsewhere in The Anguillian.) In life many situations will arise. There is

MALLIOUHANA’S EMPLOYEES AWARDED FOR FOURTH QUARTER 2016

Source: The Anguillian | MALLIOUHANA’S EMPLOYEES AWARDED FOR FOURTH QUARTER 2016       Awardees and Nominees with Management Personnel Ten employees at Malliouhana Hotel & Spa, an Auberge Resort at Meads Bay, Anguilla, received awards for outstanding performance during the hotel’s fourth quarterly celebrations for 2016, on Tuesday 14th February 2017. The awards were

ALHCS BLACK HISTORY MONTH CONCERT WELL SUPPORTED

Source: The Anguillian | ALHCS BLACK HISTORY MONTH CONCERT WELL SUPPORTED       A number of local, regional and international personalities, living and dead, including Anguilla’s Revolutionary Leader and Father of the Nation, the late Mr. James Ronald Webster, were given honourable mention at the commencement of a Black History Concert staged by the

Ask Your Doctor: TAKING CARE OF YOUR HEART

Source: The Anguillian | Ask Your Doctor: TAKING CARE OF YOUR HEART       During the past few days many of us were doing activities related to Valentine’s Day. This is also a good time to start taking steps to take care of your heart if you have not done so over the past

A FULL COAT OF ARMS FOR ANGUILLA

Source: The Anguillian | A FULL COAT OF ARMS FOR ANGUILLA       Ms. Shellya Rogers and Mr. Kenneth Hodge Plans are in progress to enhance Anguilla’s Coat of Arms to a full national symbol to commemorate the upcoming celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Anguilla Revolution. The initiative was launched by the

TOURISM LEADER APPEALS TO CLEAN UP ANGUILLA

Source: The Anguillian | TOURISM LEADER APPEALS TO CLEAN UP ANGUILLA     Mr. Cardigan Connor With Anguilla as a 5-star destination, Mr. Cardigan Connor, the Parliamentary Secretary who is spearheading the promotion of the island’s tourism industry, is appealing to all persons to embark on keeping Anguilla clean. “I appeal to all to donate

ADRIAN T. HAZELL PRIMARY HOLDS FIRST IN-SCHOOL SCIENCE FAIR

Source: The Anguillian | ADRIAN T. HAZELL PRIMARY HOLDS FIRST IN-SCHOOL SCIENCE FAIR       Notwithstanding the existence of annual science fairs involving all Government-owned primary schools, there is now a suggestion, by the Ministry and Department of Education, that each school should have its own science fair as well. The Adrian T. Hazell

UWI Open Campus Anguilla Presents Workshop on Compliance Management

Source: The Anguillian | UWI Open Campus Anguilla Presents Workshop on Compliance Management     Lonnie Hobson The University of the West Indies Open Campus Anguilla in collaboration with The Anguilla Financial Services Commission (AFSC), The Anguilla Commercial Registry (ACORN) and The Anguilla Compliance Association (ACA) will be hosting a Compliance Workshop under the theme

A RACING YACHT FOR YOUTH SAILING CLUB IN ANGUILLA

Source: The Anguillian | A RACING YACHT FOR YOUTH SAILING CLUB IN ANGUILLA       The Anguilla Youth Sailing Club at Road Bay, Sandy Ground, is taking a giant step from its small boats to obtaining a large yacht to compete in regattas with similar size vessels in the island’s waters. This was disclosed

Anguilla records third road fatality for the year

Source: Anguilla News | Anguilla records third road fatality for the year The Royal Anguilla Police Force on Sunday 12th February, 2017 at about 10:55pm responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident involving a single

HALF MILLION-DOLLAR CT SCAN COMING TO ANGUILLA BY MAY 1ST

Source: The Anguillian | HALF MILLION-DOLLAR CT SCAN COMING TO ANGUILLA BY MAY 1ST   L-R: Mr. Luis Villanueva, Mr. Carolos Burges, Dr. Vonnetta George, Mr. Harold Ruan, Minister Evans McNiel Rogers, Mr. Harold Fernandez and Mr. George Brown The Government of Anguilla has made significant progress in ensuring that the people of the island

CM BANKS AMONG OVERSEAS TERRITORIES LEADERS AT BREXIT MEETING

Source: The Anguillian | CM BANKS AMONG OVERSEAS TERRITORIES LEADERS AT BREXIT MEETING       OT and British Ministers and other officials (Photo via Foreign and Commonwealth Office) Government leaders from Anguilla and all of the other British Overseas Territories had their first meeting with United Kingdom Ministers in London, on Tuesday this week,

GOVERNOR ASSENTS TO GOVERNMENT OF ANGUILLA’S 2017 BUDGET

Source: The Anguillian | GOVERNOR ASSENTS TO GOVERNMENT OF ANGUILLA’S 2017 BUDGET       The Governor on Monday 6 February assented to the Appropriation (2017) Act, 2016, formally agreeing the Government of Anguilla’s Budget for 2017. The assent follows an exchange of letters in recent weeks between the Chief Minister, Hon Victor Banks, and

ACTING CHIEF MINISTER COMMENTS ON APPROVAL OF BUDGET

Source: The Anguillian | ACTING CHIEF MINISTER COMMENTS ON APPROVAL OF BUDGET     Mr. Evan McNiel Rogers Anguilla’s Minister of Social Development, Mr. Evans McNiel Rogers, has commented on the announcement this week that the Minister of the Overseas Territories, Baroness Anelay, and Governor Christina Scott, had given approval to the 2017 National Budget.

EDITORIAL: UNEQUAL PARTNERS

Source: The Anguillian | EDITORIAL: UNEQUAL PARTNERS       Anguilla has breathed a collective sigh of relief now that the 2017 budget has been assented to. This means that Government can begin with the implementation of its planned programmes for the year. There is no greater reminder of our colonial status than the reality

A-MEN SEMINAR FOR FOURTH FORM BOYS

Source: The Anguillian | A-MEN SEMINAR FOR FOURTH FORM BOYS     The Guidance & Counselling Department of the Albena Lake-Hodge Comprehensive School has partnered with a number of Pastors in Anguilla in holding the first of two seminars for both male and female students. The ‘A-Men Seminar’, for Fourth Form Boys, as it is

TWO YOUNG PEOPLE DIE IN ROAD ACCIDENTS IN ANGUILLA

Source: The Anguillian | TWO YOUNG PEOPLE DIE IN ROAD ACCIDENTS IN ANGUILLA       Two separate road accidents have claimed the lives of two young Anguillians causing much sadness on the island, with 2017 just in its second month. Their untimely passing is recorded in press releases from the Media Relations Department of

District 6 Report April 2015 – April 2017

Source: The Anguillian | District 6 Report April 2015 – April 2017     Minister Curtis Richardson (The Anguillian was requested by the Hon. Curtis Richardson, Elected Representative for Road South, to publish the following statement. The information is mainly for the people in his constituency who elected him to office.) I am always humbled

ANGUILLA’S CHEVENING SCHOLARS (2015-16) WELCOMED HOME

Source: The Anguillian | ANGUILLA’S CHEVENING SCHOLARS (2015-16) WELCOMED HOME         Minister Evans McNiel Rogers,Ms. Sherise Brooks, Ms. Shellya Rogers, Ms. Rochelle Rogers and Governor Christina Scott A ceremony was held at the Governor’s Office on Tuesday, February 7, to welcome home Anguilla’s 2015-16 Chevening Scholars, all of whom spent a year

ANGUILLIAN DELEGATION MEETS WITH SLOUGH COMMUNITY

Source: The Anguillian | ANGUILLIAN DELEGATION MEETS WITH SLOUGH COMMUNITY     CM Meeting with Executive of Anguilla Community Group in the UK   The information was relayed to them by Chief Minister, Mr. Victor Banks, and Mr. Fritz Smith (the Government Sherpa), who both left Anguilla to attend the Overseas Territories Joint Ministerial Council

SIGNING OF THE WHEELCHAIR BUS PROJECT

Source: The Anguillian | SIGNING OF THE WHEELCHAIR BUS PROJECT     Signing of the Wheelchair Bus Project, (l-r) Permanent Secretary Dr. Bonnie Richardson-Lake, Chair of ARC Ms. Jennyville Smith and Director of ARC Mr. Vanroy Hodge On the 30th of January, 2017 the Anguilla Red Cross (ARC) signed a two (2) year agreement for

ANGUILLA’S COUNTRY SINGER/SONGWRITER, RELEASES NEW CD & DVD SINGLE

Source: The Anguillian | ANGUILLA’S COUNTRY SINGER/SONGWRITER, RELEASES NEW CD & DVD SINGLE   With the release of his new all-in-one CD/DVD single, Anguilla’s long-established country singer/songwriter, Evan Webster, may have hit on one of the real truths in life. It is that the positive behaviour of someone else can influence the behavioural patterns of

HOUSE PRAYS FOR FORMER MEMBER/MINISTER

Source: The Anguillian | HOUSE PRAYS FOR FORMER MEMBER/MINISTER       Mr. Kenneth Harrigan The Anguilla House of Assembly has prayed for the continued recovery and wellbeing of Mr. Kenneth Harrigan, a former Member and Minister of Infrastructure, Communications and Public Utilities. The intercession was requested by Mr. Harrigan’s past colleague, Mr. Evans McNiel

VALLEY SCHOOL ELECTS FIRST STUDENT COUNCIL

Source: The Anguillian | VALLEY SCHOOL ELECTS FIRST STUDENT COUNCIL     The Valley Primary School has elected its first Student Council as well as a number of Class Representatives, and there is also an Adviser in place. The elected students were inducted at a ceremony held on the grounds of the school on Tuesday,

Ask Your Doctor: CANCER PREVENTION

Source: The Anguillian | Ask Your Doctor: CANCER PREVENTION     Anguilla and many other countries would be having activities on February 4 for World Cancer Day. This is a good time for us here in Anguilla to act to reduce the impact of cancer on the island. What is cancer? Cancer is a term

When Credit Is Due

Source: The Anguillian | When Credit Is Due     Life is a test. Indeed for some persons it is quite challenging, being filled with setbacks and obstacles. It also varies in length and the amount of assistance received to help us pass this test. The unfortunate, the slow, the handicapped are in some places

VVPS NOW LEARNING MUSIC ON NEW STEEL PANS

Source: The Anguillian | VVPS NOW LEARNING MUSIC ON NEW STEEL PANS     The students at the Vivien Vanterpool Primary School have now joined all the other public schools in Anguilla in learning steel pan music, one of the musical cultures in the Caribbean. The new and well-tuned pans were handed over to the

TROPICAL SUNSET RESTAURANT BENEFITS FROM INTERACTIVE CUSTOMER SERVICE TRAINING

Source: The Anguillian | TROPICAL SUNSET RESTAURANT BENEFITS FROM INTERACTIVE CUSTOMER SERVICE TRAINING     Staff and Facilitator at Tropical Sunset Restaurant On Saturday 14th January, 2017, Shellecia Brooks-Johnson, co-owner of My Anguilla Experience, facilitated a half-day customer service training for Tropical Sunset Restaurant and Bar. There were eight employees in attendance including the owner

A GRATEFUL STUDENT REMEMBERS DR. DESMOND R. BROOMES

Source: The Anguillian | A GRATEFUL STUDENT REMEMBERS DR. DESMOND R. BROOMES     I met Mr. Broomes one evening in Basseterre, St. Kitts, a few weeks before he was to leave for Anguilla when he was introduced to me by another British Guyanese teacher as an Anguillian student at the St. Kitts Nevis Grammar

POSITIVE LIVING: GOD MUST BE FIRST!

Source: The Anguillian | POSITIVE LIVING: GOD MUST BE FIRST!     What do we want? That is the most pressing and important question we are faced with at the moment. How do we hope to achieve the things we desire? Do we want a prosperous country? Do we want a peaceful Anguilla? Do we

MASSIVE PLAN FOR AGRICULTURAL FARMLANDS IN THE VALLEY

Source: The Anguillian | MASSIVE PLAN FOR AGRICULTURAL FARMLANDS IN THE VALLEY       Persons traversing The Valley area may have noticed preparations for a massive agricultural production project on the farmlands of the Department of Agriculture. Minister of Agriculture Mr. Curtis Richardson The vast amount of highly arable and fertile red bottom land

EXPLORATION OF ANGUILLA’S 200-MILE FISHING ZONE

Source: The Anguillian | EXPLORATION OF ANGUILLA’S 200-MILE FISHING ZONE       Diagram courtesy DFMR Anguillian fishermen are being encouraged to take advantage of the fishing grounds in the 200-nautical mile Exclusive Fishery Zone to the north of the island. At present nothing much is happening there except, perhaps, illegal fishing, preserving and canning

HOUSE PASSES 2 TOURISM MOTIONS, IMMIGRATION BILL

Source: The Anguillian | HOUSE PASSES 2 TOURISM MOTIONS, IMMIGRATION BILL       Chief Minister and Leader of Government Business, Mr. Victor Banks, moved two Motions relating to tourism which were unanimously passed in the Anguilla House of Assembly on Tuesday, January 31. The first was for duty-free concessions to Mr. Todville Harrigan, a

EDITORIAL: THE SPIRIT OF THE REVOLUTION IS UPON US

Source: The Anguillian | EDITORIAL: THE SPIRIT OF THE REVOLUTION IS UPON US       Historians may tell us that history has a way of repeating itself and that is perhaps why some people in Anguilla speak about a second revolution. Some of our people usually talk in that manner when there is a

MINISTER SPEAKS ON SOLAR ENERGY, ELECTRICITY, ETC

Source: The Anguillian | MINISTER SPEAKS ON SOLAR ENERGY, ELECTRICITY, ETC     A number of matters related to solar energy, electricity and other services, which residents in Anguilla may have an interest in, were addressed in a conversation which the Minister of Infrastructure, Mr. Curtis Richardson, had with The Anguillian this week. He said

CM’s Letter To Baroness Anelay

Source: The Anguillian | CM’s Letter To Baroness Anelay       January 27, 2017 Hon. Baroness Anelay Minister of the Overseas Territories, Foreign and Commonwealth Office 1 King Charles Street, London SW1A 2AH Dear Baroness Anelay, Disallowance of Ministerial Reassigments Let me once more commend you on the excellent work you have done over

Anguilla records second road fatality for the year

Source: Anguilla News | Anguilla records second road fatality for the year The Royal Anguilla Police Force on Sunday 5th February, 2017 at about 5:20pm responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident involving three vehicles

Amuseum Naturalis Announces Start of Group Visits with Free Ebook

Source: Anguilla News | Amuseum Naturalis Announces Start of Group Visits with Free Ebook Grand Case–Friday, February 3, 2017–Amuseum Naturalis has released a free new ebook, Caribbean Curiosities, to announce the opening of the museum for group visits by appointment. Caribbean

189 students graduate DARE Program

Source: Anguilla News | 189 students graduate DARE Program The Royal Anguilla Police Force on Wednesday 1st February, 2017 wrapped up a week of DARE Graduations of Grade Six students across the six Primary

Travel marketplace attracts thousands from around the globe

Source: Anguilla News | Travel marketplace attracts thousands from around the globe Caribbean Marketplace Opens with Bahamian flairNassau, BAHAMAS: The much anticipated Caribbean travel marketplace opened with grand fanfare on Tuesday night at the Grand Ballroom at

Amuseum Naturalis Launches Crabitat for World Wetlands Day

Source: Anguilla News | Amuseum Naturalis Launches Crabitat for World Wetlands Day January 28, 2017—Grand Case—In celebration of World Wetlands Day, Amuseum Naturalis is launching the Crabitat, a fascinating new exhibit showcasing the fiddler crabs that can

GOVERNOR, GOVERNMENT AT LOGGERHEADS

Source: The Anguillian | GOVERNOR, GOVERNMENT AT LOGGERHEADS       Information from the Anguilla Government’s press conference on Tuesday, January 24, indicates that Governor Christina Scott and the Government of Chief Minister, Mr. Victor Banks, are battling over a number of ministerial reassignments. The matter is so serious that the Chief Minister intends to

CM BANKS: “CAP JULUCA’S BUYER WALKS AWAY”

Source: The Anguillian | CM BANKS: “CAP JULUCA’S BUYER WALKS AWAY”     Chief Minister and Minister of Finance, Tourism, and Economic Development, Mr. Victor Banks, repeated at Tuesday’s Government press conference, a statement he made on January 19 that the perspective buyer of Cap Juluca had changed his mind. “We received some correspondence from

EDITORIAL: MATURITY IN PUBLIC OFFICE

Source: The Anguillian | EDITORIAL: MATURITY IN PUBLIC OFFICE       The issue of maturity in public office is quite topical following Donald Trump’s inauguration as the 45th President of the United States of America. Persons are considered to be in public office when they occupy a position which concerns the people as a

ECCB GOVERNOR: “RUMOURS ABOUT NCBA SUICIDAL”

Source: The Anguillian | ECCB GOVERNOR: “RUMOURS ABOUT NCBA SUICIDAL”     Mr. Timothy Antoine The Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, Mr. Timothy Antoine, has come out strongly in support and defence of the operations of the recently-formed National Commercial Bank of Anguilla (NCBA). He was at the time speaking at a press

Reassignment of Ministerial Responsibilities: Deputy Governor’s Letter to Permanent Secretaries

Source: The Anguillian | Reassignment of Ministerial Responsibilities: Deputy Governor’s Letter to Permanent Secretaries     The following was sent to The Anguillian by the Governor’s Office. 24th January, 2017 To: All Permanent Secretaries RE: Reassignment of Ministerial Responsibilities Regarding the subject above, please note that Governor Scott has used the discretion afforded under the

A PASTOR’S CHALLENGE TO ANGUILLA’S POLICE AND THE PUBLIC

Source: The Anguillian | A PASTOR’S CHALLENGE TO ANGUILLA’S POLICE AND THE PUBLIC       A call for integrity, trust, unity, love and the building of good relationships among police officers and the public was the rallying message of a forceful sermon delivered at the start of Police Week in Anguilla on Sunday, January

COMMISSIONER TELLS OF POLICE INITIATIVES IN ANGUILLA

Source: The Anguillian | COMMISSIONER TELLS OF POLICE INITIATIVES IN ANGUILLA   The people of Anguilla are now better informed about various activities and initiatives of the Royal Anguilla Police Force following an address delivered this week by Commissioner Paul Morrison. He spoke to the people of the island at the Kingdom Vision Apostle Church

ROYAL ANGUILLA POLICE FORCE DRILL COMPETITION

Source: The Anguillian | ROYAL ANGUILLA POLICE FORCE DRILL COMPETITION       On Monday 24th January, the R.A.P.F held their First Drill Competition in keeping with Police Week 2017. The participants included the R.A.P.F officers and the Anguilla Cadet Corps competed on their knowledge of foot and arms command drills. Commands were given by

Police Unveils Remembrance Wall

Source: The Anguillian | Police Unveils Remembrance Wall     Commissioner of Police Mr. Paul Morrison on Monday 23rd January 2017 as part of the 45th Anniversary celebrations of the Royal Anguilla Police Force unveiled a remembrance wall dedicated to the men and women of the RAPF who would have lost their lives while serving

GOVERNOR SCOTT SAYS POLICE FORCE STRONGER THAN 2016

Source: The Anguillian | GOVERNOR SCOTT SAYS POLICE FORCE STRONGER THAN 2016     Governor Christina Scott, who has responsibility for the Police, is of the view that the island’s law enforcement agency is stronger than it was in 2016. She made the assessment in a radio broadcast address on Sunday, January 22, to mark

US SENATE QUESTIONS ANGUILLA AS A TAX HAVEN

Source: The Anguillian | US SENATE QUESTIONS ANGUILLA AS A TAX HAVEN       The following article which appears in Caribbean News Now, an online publication dated January 21, 2017, should be of particular interest to offshore companies doing business in Anguilla as well as the Government of Anguilla. WASHINGTON, USA–Members of the United

“SOCIAL SECURITY AT 35: SECURING FUTURES, ENHANCING LIVES!”

Source: The Anguillian | “SOCIAL SECURITY AT 35: SECURING FUTURES, ENHANCING LIVES!”     Presentation of Cheque to Ms. Farrah Banks The Valley, Anguilla – Tuesday, 24th January 2017 – The Anguilla Social Security Board is pleased to announce its 35th Anniversary Theme and the winner of the 35th Anniversary Theme Competition. After careful consideration

Ask Your Doctor: CATARACTS

Source: The Anguillian | Ask Your Doctor: CATARACTS     One of the most common eye disorders is that of cataracts, often occurring in individuals over the age of sixty-five. Fortunately, there are now effective ways of managing individuals with cataracts once a diagnosis is made. What is a cataract? A cataract is a progressive,

Webster Twins Graduate with M.Ed

Source: The Anguillian | Webster Twins Graduate with M.Ed     Krystie and Krystal Webster On Saturday 17th December 2016, Krystie and Krystal Webster, daughters of Zulma Webster, graduated from The University of Oklahoma with their Master’s degree in Instructional Leadership and Academic Curriculum – Elementary Education. Through all the challenges and experiences, during their

NATALIE GIVES BACK TO THE COMMUNITY

Source: The Anguillian | NATALIE GIVES BACK TO THE COMMUNITY   Ms. Natalie Richardson presenting Gift Basket to Teachers and Students of the Morris Vanterpool Primary School Giving back to the community will always be an important part of Natalie Richardson’s life journey. She has been a member of various service organizations, over the years,

KOOL FM CELEBRATES 16TH ANNIVERSARY WITH AWARDS CEREMONY

Source: The Anguillian | KOOL FM CELEBRATES 16TH ANNIVERSARY WITH AWARDS CEREMONY     The celebration of Kool FM’s 16th Anniversary Cocktail Dinner Presentation held on January 21st under the theme “Overpowering the challenges one step at a time”, was attended by a large and appreciative crowd. The event took place on the grounds of

Refurbishment of Bathrooms at ALHCS

Source: The Anguillian | Refurbishment of Bathrooms at ALHCS     The management, staff and students of the Albena Lake-Hodge Comprehensive School (ALHCS) took the opportunity to express their gratitude to benefactors, Robert and Deborah Fawcett, for the now completed refurbishment of the male and female student bathrooms at Campus A. Funds for the project

ANGUILLA AIR AND SEA PORTS AUTHORITY DONATES TO HOPE CENTRE

Source: The Anguillian | ANGUILLA AIR AND SEA PORTS AUTHORITY DONATES TO HOPE CENTRE     AASPA Personnel making donation to Hope Centre In December 2016, the Board of Directors of the Anguilla Air and Sea Ports Authority (AASPA) resolved to donate a printer/copier to the Hope Centre of Sandy Hill, Anguilla. The Hope Centre

ANGUILLIAN POLITICIANS, PUBLIC SERVANTS EXCHANGE VIEWS

Source: The Anguillian | ANGUILLIAN POLITICIANS, PUBLIC SERVANTS EXCHANGE VIEWS     Government of Anguilla politicians, Permanent Secretaries, Heads of Departments and other senior public service employees, have met as part of what is expected to be a series of future discussions on various matters including good inter-personal relations within ministries and departments, the efficient

$10 MILLION FROM COMMERCIAL REGISTRY ANNUALLY

Source: The Anguillian | MILLION FROM COMMERCIAL REGISTRY ANNUALLY       Mr. Lanston Connor The Commercial Registry in Anguilla, known throughout the world for its famed Acorn company registration system, is proving to be a viable operation on the island. Unknown to the wider community, it is pumping over ten million dollars into the

EDITORIAL: INDEPENDENCE FOR ANGUILLA

Source: The Anguillian | EDITORIAL: INDEPENDENCE FOR ANGUILLA     #IndependenceforAnguilla is the new hashtag that has been gaining popularity over the past few weeks following the passing of the Father of the Nation, the Honourable James Ronald Webster. Mr Webster’s death seems to have resurrected a consciousness in the Anguillian people that has caused

CM ADVISES GOVERNOR ON REASSIGNMENT OF MINISTERIAL DUTIES

Source: The Anguillian | CM ADVISES GOVERNOR ON REASSIGNMENT OF MINISTERIAL DUTIES     Chief Minister Mr. Victor Banks, told a meeting of Government Ministers, Ministerial Assistants, Permanent Secretaries, Heads of Departments and other senior public servants on Tuesday, January 17, about a number of reassignments he wants in the Ministries. He said he already

FISHING, EXPORT & SALES BIG ISSUES IN ANGUILLA

Source: The Anguillian | FISHING, EXPORT & SALES BIG ISSUES IN ANGUILLA       The fishing industry in Anguilla, export, and sales are now becoming big issues on the island. One of the main challenges to the trade appears to get the people who are called the ‘fisher folk’ to understand and accept the

VALLEY SCHOOL BENEFITS FROM LIONS CLUB’S DONATION

Source: The Anguillian | VALLEY SCHOOL BENEFITS FROM LIONS CLUB’S DONATION The Anguilla Lions Club has moved from a position where, rather than seeing about the interest of its own members in some ways, it is pursuing a course whereby it intends to give some tangible assistance to the community from its varied events. Part

WORKSHOP FOR YOUNG BUSINESS OWNERS

Source: The Anguillian | WORKSHOP FOR YOUNG BUSINESS OWNERS     Workshop Participants and Facilitator Anguilla, which has an active Youth Entrepreneurship Programme, has been the host island this week for a Regional Youth Workshop in this particular area of youth development. One of the results is that young people in Anguilla, and a number

Ask Your Doctor: PEANUT ALLERGY

Source: The Anguillian | Ask Your Doctor: PEANUT ALLERGY       The number of individuals with peanut allergy appears to be rapidly increasing in Anguilla and many other countries. For some people, with peanut allergy, even tiny amounts of peanuts can cause a serious reaction – and some of the symptoms can be life

EDITORIAL: WHAT WILL BE OUR LEGACY?

Source: The Anguillian | EDITORIAL: WHAT WILL BE OUR LEGACY?       A simple question. But have we really given it much thought? According to the Collins English Dictionary, a legacy is something handed down from our ancestors. It is obvious that leaders like the Father of the Nation, the Honourable James Ronald Webster,

BRITISH MINISTER: “2017 A VERY SPECIAL YEAR FOR ANGUILLA”

Source: The Anguillian | BRITISH MINISTER: “2017 A VERY SPECIAL YEAR FOR ANGUILLA”       As Anguilla prepares a grand celebration of its political and constitutional history in the next several months, British Minister for the Overseas Territories, Baroness Joyce Anelay, said 2017 was a very special year for the island. She was at

BARONESS ANELAY SAYS TOWER A SYMBOL OF PROGRESS IN ANGUILLA

Source: The Anguillian | BARONESS ANELAY SAYS TOWER A SYMBOL OF PROGRESS IN ANGUILLA     Cutting of Ribbon Anguilla welcomed the brief official visit of Baroness Joyce Anelay on Monday, January 9. Among the places she visited was the newly-erected Communications Tower at Crocus Hill. It was funded as a capital project by the

EULOGY FOR THE FATHER OF THE NATION

Source: The Anguillian | EULOGY FOR THE FATHER OF THE NATION       Mrs. Yvonne (Patsy) Pryce and Mr. James Ronald Webster The Eulogy for The Father of The Nation, Mr. James Ronald Webster, was written some three years ago with him telling his stepdaughter, Mrs. Yvonne (Patsy) Pryce, what to write. At the

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