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March 13, 2019

Anguilla

JTR ADVANCE SECURITY COMPANY AWARDS STAFF & CUSTOMERS

Source: The Anguillian     One had to be in attendance to understand the overwhelming spirit of camaraderie and jubilation that characterized the first award ceremony held by… Link: JTR ADVANCE SECURITY COMPANY AWARDS STAFF & CUSTOMERS

Ask Your Doctor: CHILDHOOD OBESITY

Source: The Anguillian     Many of us in Anguilla are aware that many of our children are overweight or obese. We cannot continue to ignore this issue… Link: Ask Your Doctor: CHILDHOOD OBESITY

RAPF APPOINTS HEAD OF FORENSICS

Source: The Anguillian     Duquaine The Royal Anguilla Police Force has announced the appointment of Duquaine Brooks, formerly of the Department of Information Technology & E-Government Services… Link: RAPF APPOINTS HEAD OF FORENSICS

CROCUS BAY GAZEBO: “A MUST SEE FOR TOURISTS”

Source: The Anguillian     L-R Harris Richardson, Valarie Hodge, Horace Brooks,Gloria Kelsick & Ralph Hodge Following a preview in The Anguillian newspaper, several weeks ago, the unique… Link: CROCUS BAY GAZEBO: “A MUST SEE FOR TOURISTS”

Editorial: SELFIE SOCIETY

Source: The Anguillian     In today’s world it is hard to determine what is real and what is not. We are bombarded by images on television and… Link: Editorial: SELFIE SOCIETY

UK OCT’s Intervention, March 1, 2019

Source: The Anguillian     Chief Minister Victor Banks The following is the text of an address delivered by Anguilla’s, Chief Minister, Mr. Victor Banks in Tahiti, French… Link: UK OCT’s Intervention, March 1, 2019

EDUCATION OFFICER TO LEAD CHILD PROGRAMME IN ANGUILLA

Source: The Anguillian     Mrs. Susan Smith Education Officer, Mrs. Susan Smith, who has responsibility for Preschools and Primary Schools in Anguilla, is being given some additional… Link: EDUCATION OFFICER TO LEAD CHILD PROGRAMME IN ANGUILLA

Business Column: How To Communicate Effectively At Work

Source: The Anguillian     How To Communicate Effectively At Work Sharpening your communication skills is extremely beneficial for your career and your daily success at work. Good… Link: Business Column: How To Communicate Effectively At Work

CXC to Issue e-Certificates Across the region

Source: The Anguillian     The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) is pleased to announce that after a successful trial period, it will continue to provide students with e-certificates… Link: CXC to Issue e-Certificates Across the region

A NOBEL PEACE PRIZE FOR CARICOM ?

Source: Anguilla News The 30th Inter-sessional CARICOM Heads of Government Conference ended in St. Kitts last Wednesday – the 27thof February 2019 – with the staging of a Link: A NOBEL PEACE PRIZE FOR CARICOM ?

RAPF APPOINTS HEAD OF FORENSICS

Source: Anguilla News (The Valley, Anguilla) – The Royal Anguilla Police Force is pleased to announce the appointment of Duquain Brooks formerly of the Department of Information Technology Link: RAPF APPOINTS HEAD OF FORENSICS

ANGUILLIAN STUDENTS SET FOR LEEWARD ISLANDS’ DEBATE

Source: The Anguillian       Anguillian Debators with Mrs. Charmaine Rey Richardson (centre) A team of six confidently-looking Anguillian debaters, drawn from the Albena Lake-Hodge Comprehensive School,… Link: ANGUILLIAN STUDENTS SET FOR LEEWARD ISLANDS’ DEBATE

NCBA DOING EXCEPTIONALLY WELL & HERE TO STAY, CEO SAYS

Source: The Anguillian     With the majority of Anguillians embracing their only indigenous bank, the National Commercial Bank of Anguilla, with long lines extending to the door… Link: NCBA DOING EXCEPTIONALLY WELL & HERE TO STAY, CEO SAYS

EDITORIAL: Recognising and Respecting Primary Beneficiaries

Source: The Anguillian     Very often in Anguilla good policy proposals, or essential public or private initiatives, are not implemented or are delayed for a considerable period,… Link: EDITORIAL: Recognising and Respecting Primary Beneficiaries

Ask Your Doctor: NOCTURNAL ENURESIS (BEDWETTING)

Source: The Anguillian     Bedwetting is a traumatic ordeal, too often endured in embarrassing silence by families. This disorder can affect both children and adults, but tend… Link: Ask Your Doctor: NOCTURNAL ENURESIS (BEDWETTING)

CYCLING NEWS OUT OF AUSTRALIA

Source: The Anguillian     The Brisbane Sizzling Summer Cycling Series began on Sunday, February 24, 2019 and Anguilla’s very own, Hasani Hennis, winner of the 2018 John… Link: CYCLING NEWS OUT OF AUSTRALIA

ALHCS ROAD RACE – A FRENZY OF ACTIVITY

Source: The Anguillian     The morning of Friday, February 22nd saw a frenzy of athletic activity on the sporting grounds of Ronald Webster’s Park as the ALHCS… Link: ALHCS ROAD RACE – A FRENZY OF ACTIVITY

ANGUILLA’S 2019 BUDGET NOW SCHEDULED FOR MID-MARCH

Source: The Anguillian     Chief MinisterHon. Victor Banks Normally, the Government of Anguilla presents its budget for the ensuing year in December of the outgoing year, except… Link: ANGUILLA’S 2019 BUDGET NOW SCHEDULED FOR MID-MARCH

MODERN FIREFIGHTING EQUIPMENT ENHANCES ANGUILLA’S AIRPORT

Source: The Anguillian     The Rosenbauer Panther fire tenders The Chief Fire Officer, Mr. Shondell Hodge, and the Airport Manager, Mr. Jabari Harrigan, are both happy that… Link: MODERN FIREFIGHTING EQUIPMENT ENHANCES ANGUILLA’S AIRPORT

TOURISM IN ANGUILLA GETS A FURTHER BOOST

Source: The Anguillian     Anguilla, which has made a swift recovery from Hurricane Irma and has been dubbed “best island in the Caribbean” for the two consecutive… Link: TOURISM IN ANGUILLA GETS A FURTHER BOOST

EDITORIAL: A SEAT IN THE HOUSE

Source: The Anguillian     The appointment of twenty-three-year old Jose Vanterpool as First Nominated Member of the Anguilla House of Assembly is both historic and welcome. Jose… Link: EDITORIAL: A SEAT IN THE HOUSE

Ask Your Doctor: MASTALGIA – BREAST PAIN

Source: The Anguillian     Mastalgia is a common complain in women. Fortunately, most of the causes are benign but if the pain persists the woman should be… Link: Ask Your Doctor: MASTALGIA – BREAST PAIN

SOCIAL SECURITY PRESENTS ITS 2019-2023 STRATEGIC PLAN

Source: The Anguillian   On the afternoon of Tuesday, February 19th, the Social Security Board presented the public with its five-year strategic plan under the theme: Transformational Social… Link: SOCIAL SECURITY PRESENTS ITS 2019-2023 STRATEGIC PLAN

RIGHT HAND FOOT SOLDIER ACCORDED NATIONAL FUNERAL

Source: The Anguillian     To be someone’s right hand man is to be a trustworthy and dependable person and that was what the late Mr. Eugene Francis… Link: RIGHT HAND FOOT SOLDIER ACCORDED NATIONAL FUNERAL

Albena Lake-Hodge Comprehensive School 2019 A-Men Seminar

Source: The Anguillian     On Wednesday 6th February 2019, Year Four males of the Albena Lake-Hodge Comprehensive School (ALHCS) were treated to an afternoon of personal development… Link: Albena Lake-Hodge Comprehensive School 2019 A-Men Seminar

VISITING JANNEY GROUP GIVES US $10 GRAND TO ANGUILLA SCHOOL

Source: The Anguillian     Presentation to Minister Mrs Cora Richardson-Hodge (right), Principal Mrs Rita Celestine-Carty (centre) and Music Department Director, Mrs. Kimba Southwell (left) Janney Montgomery Scott… Link: VISITING JANNEY GROUP GIVES US GRAND TO ANGUILLA SCHOOL

BILL PASSED TO PROTECT ANGUILLA’S CHILDREN

Source: The Anguillian     The Government of Anguilla has embarked on several pieces of legislation for the social protection of the children of the island. Three of… Link: BILL PASSED TO PROTECT ANGUILLA’S CHILDREN

LATE NIGHT FERRY TALKS RESUME BETWEEN ANGUILLA AND FRENCH ST. MARTIN

Source: The Anguillian     L-R: Patricia Harrigan, Ministry Of Tourism, Anguilla; Ambroise Lake, Ministry of Infrastructure, St. Martin; Kim Cutler, Deputy Head of the Governor’s Office, Anguilla;… Link: LATE NIGHT FERRY TALKS RESUME BETWEEN ANGUILLA AND FRENCH ST. MARTIN

TEACHERS’ UNION STAGES DELIGHTFUL CULTURAL SHOW

Source: The Anguillian     Contestants: L-R: Tamara Esdaile-Carty; Devrelle Williams-Edwards; ATU Pageant Winner, Regine Niles; Eva Hodge and Meekea Carty The Anguilla Teachers’ Union took a break… Link: TEACHERS’ UNION STAGES DELIGHTFUL CULTURAL SHOW

EDITORIAL: It Takes A Village

Source: The Anguillian     Most of us are familiar with the African proverb – “It takes a village to raise a child”. We are also very cognisant… Link: EDITORIAL: It Takes A Village

Communications Workshop for Preschool Teachers

Source: The Anguillian     Leadership Communications workshop participants withMelinda Goddard (3rd from right) and hosted byIcilma Webster (taking photo) A special Leadership Communications session at the Teachers’… Link: Communications Workshop for Preschool Teachers

SOCIAL SECURITY TRANSFORMING TO HELP ANGUILLIANS

Source: The Anguillian     Director of Social SecurityMr. Timothy Hodge Over the past several decades, following the Anguilla Revolution, Social Security was launched at the turn of… Link: SOCIAL SECURITY TRANSFORMING TO HELP ANGUILLIANS

ECCB TO ISSUE POLYMER BANKNOTES JUNE 2019

Source: The Anguillian     Concept design of the polymer $10 note which will retain all thefeatures of the current note. It depicts the Admiralty Bay –St Vincent… Link: ECCB TO ISSUE POLYMER BANKNOTES JUNE 2019

EDITORIAL: We’re Neither Going nor Coming

Source: The Anguillian     We must give thanks that the 2018/2019 tourism season seems to be one of our best in recent years. Indeed, the tourism industry… Link: EDITORIAL: We’re Neither Going nor Coming

CARDIGAN CONNOR ELATED OVER ANGUILLA’S TOURISM AWARD

Source: The Anguillian   Mr. Cardigan Connor, Parliamentary Secretary, Tourism, has expressed delight that Anguilla has won the coveted Island of the Caribbean Award for two consecutive years,… Link: CARDIGAN CONNOR ELATED OVER ANGUILLA’S TOURISM AWARD

MESSAGE OF SYMPATHY TO THE PEOPLE OF HAITI

Source: Anguilla News On behalf of the Government and people of Barbados, I would like to express sincere and heartfelt condolences to the Government and people of Haiti Link: MESSAGE OF SYMPATHY TO THE PEOPLE OF HAITI

Caricom Statement: Mechanism of Montevideo ref Venezuela

Source: Anguilla News The governments of Mexico, Uruguay and CARICOM, in response to the call of the Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, agree that the Link: Caricom Statement: Mechanism of Montevideo ref Venezuela

TOP-OF-THE-LINE SURGICAL EQUIPMENT AT ANGUILLA’S HOSPITAL

Source: The Anguillian   Minister Evans Rogers (3rd from left), Chief Surgeon Dr. Rakovets (far right),Health Authority and Karl Storz representatives       The Operating Theatre at… Link: TOP-OF-THE-LINE SURGICAL EQUIPMENT AT ANGUILLA’S HOSPITAL

ANGUILLA BENEFITING FROM THE CLINTON GLOBAL FOUNDATION

Source: The Anguillian     Minister Evans McNiel Rogers Anguilla was among a number of regional islands whose leaders and other representatives were at a meeting of the… Link: ANGUILLA BENEFITING FROM THE CLINTON GLOBAL FOUNDATION

Brexit update from HE the Governor Tim Foy

Source: The Anguillian   Most of us will have been watching events in London as discussions and debate about the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union continue. These… Link: Brexit update from HE the Governor Tim Foy

TOWARDS PUBLIC SECTOR TRANSFORMATION IN ANGUILLA

Source: The Anguillian     Officials of Government, Governor’s Office, private sector representatives and Anguilla Tourist Board Anguilla is embarking on a strategic public sector transformation and improvement… Link: TOWARDS PUBLIC SECTOR TRANSFORMATION IN ANGUILLA

GOVERNMENT TELLS OF PROGRESS AND RESPONDS TO ISSUES

Source: The Anguillian     Government’s Press Conference in session The Anguilla Government’s first official press conference for 2019 was held on Tuesday, January 22. Chief Minister Victor… Link: GOVERNMENT TELLS OF PROGRESS AND RESPONDS TO ISSUES

EDITORIAL: Be It Resolved That…

Source: The Anguillian     At the beginning of 2019, many persons would have made New Year’s resolutions, committing to making positive changes in some aspect of their… Link: EDITORIAL: Be It Resolved That…

ANGUILLA HIGH COURT BIDS FAREWELL TO JUSTICE MATHURIN

Source: The Anguillian     Justice Mathurin with family members There was a loud and distinct thumping of approval as lawyer after lawyer paid glowing tribute to retired… Link: ANGUILLA HIGH COURT BIDS FAREWELL TO JUSTICE MATHURIN

Anguilla Multifaceted Professional Security Services (AMPSS) Delivers Successful Fire Prevention Training To Staff at Malliouhana, An Auberge Resort

Source: The Anguillian     Following a successful re-opening last month, Malliouhana, an Auberge Resort, has undertaken the proactive approach of organising a fire prevention training session –… Link: Anguilla Multifaceted Professional Security Services (AMPSS) Delivers Successful Fire Prevention Training To Staff at Malliouhana, An Auberge Resort

OVERCOMING OBSTACLES TO REBUILDING OREALIA KELLY SCHOOL

Source: The Anguillian     The Ministry, Department of Education and the Parent/Teachers Association of the Orealia Kelly Primary School, have been locked in talks over the rebuilding… Link: OVERCOMING OBSTACLES TO REBUILDING OREALIA KELLY SCHOOL

POSITIVE LIVING: ARE YOU GROWING SPIRITUALLY?

Source: The Anguillian     Mrs. Marilyn Hodge As we start the beginning of a new year, many of us usually take time out for introspection. We usually… Link: POSITIVE LIVING: ARE YOU GROWING SPIRITUALLY?

PAHO/WHO SEEKING TO BE STRATEGIC PARTNERS OF ANGUILLA

Source: The Anguillian     Representatives of the Government of Anguilla, PAHO/WHO and the Health Authority Anguilla is regarded as achieving some significant strides in healthcare and, as… Link: PAHO/WHO SEEKING TO BE STRATEGIC PARTNERS OF ANGUILLA

AHTA GALA AWARDS CEREMONY: A MOST MAGNIFICENT EVENT

Source: The Anguillian   The Anguilla Hotel & Tourism Association’s 2018 Gala Awards Ceremony, which was slated for last November’s Tourism Week, was postponed to January due to… Link: AHTA GALA AWARDS CEREMONY: A MOST MAGNIFICENT EVENT

GOVERNOR FOY OUTLINES FOUR PRIORITIES FOR 2019

Source: The Anguillian     Governor Tim Foy OBE andCommissioner of Police Paul Morrison With Anguilla recovering very well after Hurricane Irma, and the pace of life taking… Link: GOVERNOR FOY OUTLINES FOUR PRIORITIES FOR 2019

NATIONAL FUNERAL FOR VERNON HODGE

Source: The Anguillian     The lateVernon Hodge The 1967 Anguilla Revolution, which eventually led to the formal separation of the island from St. Kitts-Nevis, was again highlighted… Link: NATIONAL FUNERAL FOR VERNON HODGE

HEALTH AUTHORITY APPLIES NEW POLICY FOR MEDICAL INSURANCE FEES

Source: The Anguillian   Mrs. Maeza Demis-Adams A new financial policy has been implemented by the Health Authority of Anguilla. It provides for persons seeking medical services to… Link: HEALTH AUTHORITY APPLIES NEW POLICY FOR MEDICAL INSURANCE FEES

FOUR FINANCIAL BILLS BEFORE ANGUILLA HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

Source: The Anguillian     House of Assembly in prayer In order to further underpin the position of Anguilla as a well-ordered offshore financial centre, the Government of… Link: FOUR FINANCIAL BILLS BEFORE ANGUILLA HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

EDITORIAL: THE MORE THINGS CHANGE…

Source: The Anguillian     As 2019 begins, it is hard to ignore that we are little more than a year away from another General Election. The current… Link: EDITORIAL: THE MORE THINGS CHANGE…

WHAT ANGUILLA IS TELLING ITS VISITORS

Source: The Anguillian   Road Bay port of entry Anguilla is being promoted around the world through its new campaign slogan: “Anguilla is Beyond Extraordinary”. The Anguilla Tourist… Link: WHAT ANGUILLA IS TELLING ITS VISITORS

THE LATE BERNICE LAKE, QC, HONOURED IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

Source: The Anguillian     Last week, in a project entitled ‘UCL Female Firsts’, a woman of our own soil, Dame Bernice Lake, was honoured, along with 12… Link: THE LATE BERNICE LAKE, QC, HONOURED IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

BLOWING POINT RESIDENT DONATES TO SECURITY SERVICES

Source: The Anguillian     Mr Curtly Richardson (centre) presents bins to Minister Curtis Richardson andsecurity staff member Residents at Blowing Point are showing much interest in the… Link: BLOWING POINT RESIDENT DONATES TO SECURITY SERVICES

CROCUS BAY: A GROWING ANCHORAGE FOR YACHTS

Source: The Anguillian     Crocus Bay with jetty in foreground Crocus Bay, on the north western coast of Anguilla, is becoming a growing anchorage area for yachts… Link: CROCUS BAY: A GROWING ANCHORAGE FOR YACHTS

400-PASSENGER CRUISE SHIP VISITS ANGUILLA

Source: The Anguillian     Seabourn Odyssey With the cruise ship season now on, Anguilla is being visited by several small to medium-size cruise ships as part of… Link: 400-PASSENGER CRUISE SHIP VISITS ANGUILLA

NEW TEMPORARY PASSENGER TERMINAL A PLEASING EYE-CATCHER

Source: The Anguillian     As hundreds of visitors and nationals stream to and fro through the new temporary passenger terminal at Blowing Point, there is a good… Link: NEW TEMPORARY PASSENGER TERMINAL A PLEASING EYE-CATCHER

FORMER OWNERS OF CAP JULUCA PRAISE BELMOND LTD

Source: The Anguillian     Mr. & Mrs. Hickox with daughter and son-in-lawand Mr. Tiago Sarmento (centre) Mr. Charles and Linda Hickox, who formerly owned Cap Juluca, have… Link: FORMER OWNERS OF CAP JULUCA PRAISE BELMOND LTD

ANGUILLA JOINS REST OF THE WORLD WITH HI-TECH FIRE TENDERS

Source: The Anguillian   With the arrival and handing over of the first of two remarkable fire tenders – with a Caterpillar C-18 engine propulsion from 0-80 in… Link: ANGUILLA JOINS REST OF THE WORLD WITH HI-TECH FIRE TENDERS

RAPF REPORT: Police Investigate Sudden Deaths

Source: The Anguillian     The Royal Anguilla Police Force reports that at 9:50 pm on Sunday 30th December, 2018 police responded to a call from a residence… Link: RAPF REPORT: Police Investigate Sudden Deaths

EDITORIAL: THE UNKNOWN WAY

Source: The Anguillian     Every New Year many people become very philosophical in their sentiments about the uncertainty of the next twelve months, and what that period… Link: EDITORIAL: THE UNKNOWN WAY

ANGUILLA GREAT HOUSE OFF TO A GOOD RESTART

Source: The Anguillian     The locally-owned Anguilla Great House, which lost its galvanize roofing to Hurricane Irma in September 2017, is off to a good restart. Three… Link: ANGUILLA GREAT HOUSE OFF TO A GOOD RESTART

TAIDAZE CHARITY GIVES BACK TO SENIOR CITIZENS

Source: The Anguillian     Members of Taizdaze Charity spent the last Saturday in 2018 visiting elders at the four senior citizen homes on island. Each home was… Link: TAIDAZE CHARITY GIVES BACK TO SENIOR CITIZENS

POSITIVE LIVING – LET NOT YOUR HEART BE TROUBLED!

Source: The Anguillian     “Let not your heart be troubled!” Have you heard those words lately? Under what circumstances do people usually hear them? Do those words,… Link: POSITIVE LIVING – LET NOT YOUR HEART BE TROUBLED!

ANGELA SANTOMERO VISITS ANGUILLA PUBLIC LIBRARY

Source: The Anguillian     With regard to her work in children’s literacy programs, writer and television producer, Angela C. Santomero visited the Anguilla Public library on Thursday… Link: ANGELA SANTOMERO VISITS ANGUILLA PUBLIC LIBRARY