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 Home to the indomitable Rihanna who returns home regularly to enjoy the sun, sea, sand and sweetness that is this gem of the Caribbean. Barbados is a popular jaunt of celebs from either side of the pond. If that doesn’t float your boat, then take your pick from Mark Wahlberg and Rhea Durham who often walk the “Golden” West Coast or, if you get lucky, Prince Harry might take you for a ride on his jet ski across Paynes Bay.
THE VALLEY, Anguilla, Wednesday April 04, 2012 – The rapid escalation in the cost of electricity has prompted the Anguilla government to craft a renewable energy project in the hope of providing reliable, environmentally more sustainable electricity at lower cost.Speaking in parliament, Minister of Utilities Evan Gumbs said, “Our exclusive reliance on conventional energy sources, i.e. diesel fuel, is the primary reason for the high prices we pay for electricity. If our dependence on diesel fuel is reduced, then we…
THE VALLEY, Anguilla, Monday July 30, 2012 – The Caribbean Development Bank’s (CDB) Board of Directors has approved a technical assistance grant to the Government of Anguilla equivalent to US$245,812 to support its efforts at sustainable development. Anguilla is looking to update its environmental and physical planning legislation to support the work required to address land use management, and to effectively address current environmental problems and emerging challenges such as climate change.
THE VALLEY, Anguilla, Sunday April 20, 2014, CMC – An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 rocked the Leeward Islands on Saturday but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damages.The Seismic Unit of the St. Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) in Trinidad said that the quake had a depth of 29 km and occurred around 3.31 pm local time.
THE VALLEY, Anguilla, Wednesday April 22, 2015, CMC – Anguillans are voting for a new government on Wednesday with outgoing Chief Minister Hubert Hughes not among the 19 candidates facing the electorate.The 82 year-old Hughes is not leading the incumbent Anguilla United Movement (AUM) into the polls against the main challenger, the Anguilla United Front (AUF) that is being led by former finance minister and businessman Victor Banks.
THE VALLEY, Anguilla, Thursday April 23, 2015, CMC – Victor Banks led his Anguilla United Front (AUF) to a landslide victory in Wednesday’s general election, winning six of the seven seats at stake and in the process ensuring that the incumbent Anguilla United Movement (AUM) did not win a single seat on this British Overseas Territory.“It is a significant victory for the Anguilla United Front. We were able to win six of the seven seats and this is the first…

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