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2011-07-21 02:29:00

ST. JOHN'S, Antigua, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Government of Antigua and Barbuda acknowledges the announcement made today by the United Kingdom Department of Culture Media and Sports (DCMS) Minister, Hon. John Penrose, that the British government proposes to introduce an expanded secondary licensing regime to encompass gambling operators irrespective of them based in the UK or overseas. At Present gambling operators who are licensed and regulated in European...

2009-02-23 16:16:52

Five regional banks in Antigua said they would help the government run the Stanford International Bank, which is under investigation for fraud. ''The government is committed to doing whatever is necessary to protect the interest of the people of Antigua and Barbuda,'' Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer said, the Miami Herald reported Monday. Spencer also pledged the Antiguan government would cooperate the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's investigation. The Herald reported the...

Word of the Day
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.