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STRUGGLING AGAINST ELECTRICITY COSTS

STRUGGLING AGAINST ELECTRICITY COSTS

🕔09:45, 17.Feb 2012

  To some extent it may appear strange, and perhaps paradoxical, that in Anguilla, an island where its people lived in virtual darkness for years, except for the light of the sun and moon, that they should now have a

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“FOR THOSE IN PERIL ON THE SEA”

“FOR THOSE IN PERIL ON THE SEA”

🕔11:19, 10.Feb 2012

  A common expression often heard among our island folk and recorded in our cultural history, especially with reference to Anguillian seafarers, is that the “sea is in our blood”. Our people, young and old, like all others elsewhere, enjoy

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Ironing Out The Glitches of Cruise Tourism

Ironing Out The Glitches of Cruise Tourism

🕔11:05, 3.Feb 2012

  The Government’s decision to revisitAnguilla’s policy relating to cruise ships, as articulated elsewhere in this edition of The Anguillian by the Parliamentary Secretary for Tourism, Mr. Haydn Hughes, may be a matter for much discussion.   This is in

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Leaders Must Be Sacrificial

Leaders Must Be Sacrificial

🕔08:48, 13.Jan 2012

Over the past several days, the Anguillian community was rife with rumours that the Chief Minister and Minister of Finance, the Hon. Hubert Hughes, had made a claim in Executive Council for EC$40,000, a refund for telephone bills twelve years

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GOOD NEIGHBOURLY COOPERATION

GOOD NEIGHBOURLY COOPERATION

🕔09:28, 6.Jan 2012

Elsewhere in this edition of The Anguilian, it has been reported that the Executive Council gave its approval for a Memorandum of Understanding to be signed between the Governments of Anguilla and St. Maarten for a docking facility at the

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Turning Around The Economy In 2012

Turning Around The Economy In 2012

🕔09:20, 30.Dec 2011

One of the New Year wishes that anyone in Anguilla should have is to see the economy of the island turned around very quickly. Apart from local politicking, the main cause of the current stagnationis commonly blamed on the global

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A CHRISTMAS TRUCE

A CHRISTMAS TRUCE

🕔12:40, 22.Dec 2011

Anguillian Methodist Minister, the Rev. Dr. H. Clifton Niles, is quoted as having declared in one of his stirring sermons: “Don’t let anybody tell you ‘Happy Holidays’. It is Christmas for us.”   That, indeed, is both the religious and

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PROTESTS FOR PEACE

PROTESTS FOR PEACE

🕔09:58, 16.Dec 2011

The early part of this week has seen what were described as two protests for peace. The first was on Sunday, when cyclists rode across Anguilla calling for an end to violence. The second was on Tuesday, when less than

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TAX FREE 2012 BUDGET OR NOT?

TAX FREE 2012 BUDGET OR NOT?

🕔10:14, 9.Dec 2011

There seems to be some need for explanation as to whether or not the 2012 Budget will have to rely on a set of new taxes to help raise the revenue necessary to offset the estimated expenditure of some 188

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PROTECTING OUR FOOD BASKET

PROTECTING OUR FOOD BASKET

🕔09:29, 2.Dec 2011

Anguilla is one of the various small economies in the region where there is a high dependence on tourism, and where the expression of carrying “all our eggs in one basket” fittingly applies. To us, in Anguilla, the tourism industry

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