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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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A RIGHT MOVE FOR YOUTH AND ANGUILLA

A RIGHT MOVE FOR YOUTH AND ANGUILLA

🕔09:24, 25.Nov 2011

One truth in Anguilla is that regardless of the political fallout and financial difficulty assailing the island, there are some positive steps being taken which, if successful, should do a whole lot of good for many of our people, particularly

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UNFORTUNATE EVENTS IN ANGUILLA

UNFORTUNATE EVENTS IN ANGUILLA

🕔09:20, 18.Nov 2011

A number of events in the immediate past in Anguilla resulted in much apprehension among the citizenry and also presumably some negative publicity outside the island. The incidents included a resurgence of criminal activity such as violent robberies and shootings

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A GOOD WAY TO STEM BORROWING

A GOOD WAY TO STEM BORROWING

🕔10:01, 4.Nov 2011

It was only fair and fitting that the outgoing chairman and members of the Water Board should have had the privilege and pleasure to preside over the official commissioning of the 500,000-gallon state-of-the-art water treatment plant at Crocus Hill. It

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THE TWIN PILLARS

THE TWIN PILLARS

🕔10:09, 21.Oct 2011

Any other Government, which would have had the task of running Anguilla at this time of economic and financial austerity, would, like the current Administration, encounter much challenge and headache. The difference, if any, in terms of economic development and

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Investing In Solar and Wind Power

Investing In Solar and Wind Power

🕔14:07, 13.Oct 2011

The provision of a solar panel system to the Health Authority, by the Anguilla Electricity Company (ANGLEC), to reduce the cost of electricity at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, is a thoughtful and significant donation. Any public sector, private sector or

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An Aggressive Tourism Plan

An Aggressive Tourism Plan

🕔09:55, 7.Oct 2011

Anyone who listened to the presentation of the report and recommendations contained in the Sustainable Tourism Master Plan, prepared for Anguilla by Halcrow/CHL Consulting, will have to admit that he or she was very much impressed by its scope and

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Anguillians Will Have To Further Tighten Their Belts

Anguillians Will Have To Further Tighten Their Belts

🕔09:47, 30.Sep 2011

It appears that there will be little or no resurgence of the financial and economic situation in Anguilla in a hurry. In a letter to Chief Minister and Minister of Finance, Hubert Hughes, the Minister for the Overseas Territories, Henry

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