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Antigua and Barbuda

An·ti·gua and Bar·bu·da

 (ăn-tē′gə; bär-bo͞o′də)
A country in the northern Leeward Islands of the Caribbean Sea, comprising the island of Antigua and the smaller islands of Barbuda and Redonda. Settled by the English in 1632, the country became independent in 1981. St. John's is the capital.

An·ti′guan adj. & n.
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(Placename) of or relating to Antigua or its inhabitants
(Placename) a native or inhabitant of Antigua
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Antiguan - a native or inhabitant of Antigua
Antigua - the largest of the islands comprising Antigua and Barbuda
West Indian - a native or inhabitant of the West Indies
Adj.1.Antiguan - of or relating to or characteristic of Antigua or its peopleAntiguan - of or relating to or characteristic of Antigua or its people; "Antiguan islands"
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He said the campus provides the opportunity for every Antiguan and Barbudan to earn a degree, noting 'by opening the door of the University to all, we open the opportunity for this generation, and all the generations that follow: to know as much as the next person if not more; to hold their own anywhere in the world; to rise-up from the dark shadow of ignorance into the glowing light of knowledge of competitiveness and of respect.
The project was inspired by the Antiguan Black Pineapple, said to be the "World's Sweetest Pineapple."
"The 26-year-old Antiguan all-rounder (an offie) Rahkeem Cornwall is in the West Indian squad for the first Test against India.
Summary: St John's [Antigua and Barbuda], Jun 25 (ANI): The citizenship of fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi, an accused in the multi-crore Punjab National Bank scam, will be revoked and he will be extradited to India once all his legal options are exhausted, Antiguan Prime Minister Gaston Browne has said.
The 22-year-old Antiguan lost his mother Sharon to a long-term illness just before he was due to take part in the third day's play.
The issue of Choksi`s extradition was raised by Swaraj in the bilateral meeting held with the Antiguan Foreign Minister on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).When asked if Antigua would help India in extraditing Choksi, Greene told ANI, "I think it is only appropriate if you speak to your Foreign Minister.
IANS New Delhi Fugitive Indian jeweller Mehul Choksi, wanted in a Rs13,500 crore bank fraud, was given Antiguan citizenship after"stringent background checks"and a clearance certificate from the Indian authorities, the Antiguan government has said.
New Delhi: Fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi, allegedly involved in more than $2 billion scandal in Punjab National Bank, claims he had taken Antigua citizenship last year to expand his business as the passport of the Caribbean nation provides visa-free travel to 132 countries, an Antiguan reported.
The couple have three daughters - Emily, 25, Gabriella, 23, and 20-year-old Isabella - who will be running the Antiguan retreat from Cardiff, which is where they were born and grew up.
The couple have three daughters - Emily, 25, Gabriella, 23, and 20-yearold Isabella - who will be running the Antiguan retreat from Cardiff.
ANTIGUAN SUN AWAY HOLIDAYS (; 0208 705 0108) offers a seven-night stay at the four-star Verandah Resort & Spa on an all-inclusive board basis from PS1,149 per person, based on two people sharing, a saving of up to 42%.
He was greeted at Antigua's VC Bird airport yesterday by dignitaries, soldiers and a traditional Antiguan band.