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Caribbean Elections in the Age of Cambridge Analytica: External Interference – Antigua and Barbuda

The March 13th 2018 Grenada general election was followed (a week later) by Antigua and Barbuda’s on March 21. Devastated by two hurricanes in 2017 and with the entire population of the smaller ward island of Barbuda being forcibly moved to the mainland, Antigua and Barbuda has been busy rebuilding, with much solidarity from its Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and other Caribbean neighbors, including Cuba and Venezuela. 

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  • Countries Antigua_Barbuda

Venezuela: More Congratulations Follow Maduro's Re-election

More heads of state have come forward to congratulate Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro on his successful re-election on May 20, while the European Union and Organization of American States (OAS) refuse to recognize the results.

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  • Countries Latin America

ANTIGUA | Government Apologizes to Rastafarians for Discrimination

Antigua and Barbuda's Ambassador to the Organisation of the American States (OAS), Ronald Sanders, delivered an address to the organization's Permanent Council where he apologized, on behalf of his government, for decades of discrimination unleashed against the Rastafarian community.

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  • Countries Antigua_Barbuda

ANTIGUA | Sex scandal, Top cop suspended

(ANTIGUA OBSERVER) – Commissioner of Police Wendel Robinson cleared out his office yesterday afternoon soon after receiving his letter of suspension and notice of an investigation into allegations that he made sexual advances towards three junior ranking policemen.It is further alleged that he then victimised the officers after they rejected his advances.

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  • Countries Antigua_Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda to appeal for more funding for two diseases

A wide-cross section of local officials will meet on Friday to hammer out what Antigua and Barbuda wants to include in a draft regional proposal to access more grants from the Global Fund for the elimination of HIV and Tuberculosis.

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  • Countries Antigua_Barbuda
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ANTIGUA | Prime Minister Browne 'Promising Landslide Victory' for Labour Party in Election

Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne is promising a landslide victory, similar to Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell's achievement in Grenada, in the country's upcoming general election on Mar. 21. "I am quite sure the results here in Antigua and Barbuda will be just as exciting, as we say 17 none,” Browne said as he extended “congratulations to my dear friend and brother.”

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  • Countries Antigua_Barbuda
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