February 2024

New Local Channel on The Cable’s Ultra TV

February 19, 2024 in National

Television Caribbean (TVC) is the Federation’s newest TV channel to be listed on The Cable’s Ultra TV service. TVC can be viewed on Channel 40 and was officially launched on December 11, 2023. The channel, operated by Palm Branch Media, the parent company of SKN...

Cost of potable to increase for Antiguans and Barbudians

February 19, 2024 in Regional

Just weeks after a sales tax hike, Antiguans and Barbudans are facing another blow with increased water costs. The Cabinet revealed the decision during a post-meeting briefing, indicating a March 1 implementation for commercial customers and a later adjustment for residential users. Melford Nicholas, overseeing the Antigua...

Palestinian diplomat accuses Israel of apartheid

February 19, 2024 in International

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Palestinian foreign minister on Monday accused Israel of apartheid as he urged the United Nation’s top court to declare that Israel’s occupation of lands sought for a Palestinian state is illegal and must end immediately and unconditionally. The allegation came...