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Team Wadadli: from left to right, Peter Smith, Nicholas Fuller, John Hall, and Archie Bailey. Photo by Ben Duffy, courtesy the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge

Atlantic wide

Issue 141 (September/October 2016) | 0 comments
It’s called the “world’s toughest row”: a transatlantic race from the Canary Islands to the Caribbean, powered by human strength. And in December 2015, the first-ever team from Antigua and Barbuda took up the challenge. Joanne C. Hillhouse learns more

Schoolchildren on an educational tour of Antigua’s offshore islands. Photograph courtesy the Antigua and Barbuda Environmental Awareness Group

It started with a snake

Issue 129 (September/October 2014) | 1 comment
The sighting of a rare snake led to an ambitious initiative to protect Antigua’s tiny offshore islands. Joanne C. Hillhouse investigates the Antigua and Barbuda Environmental Awareness Group’s flagship project

View from the east summit of what may become Mt Obama. Photograph courtesy Chris Pratt of the Environmental Awareness Group`s Plant Conservation Project

From Boggy Peak to Mt Obama

Issue 97 (May/June 2009) | 0 comments
Like the rest of the world, Antigua has succumbed to Obamamania. Joanne C Hillhouse reports on the debate over the island’s proposed tribute

Renée “Buttaz” Edwards. Photograph courtesy Brass.Angel.Photography

Need for speed: Renée “Buttaz” Edwards and Lisa “Lisalis” Abraham

Issue 125 (January/February 2014) | 0 comments
Drag racing — in which two drivers compete to take their souped-up cars the faster over a short course — is usually a testosterone-fuelled sport. But two Antiguan women drivers are proving that when it comes to reflexes and pure automotive speed, gender is no barrier. Joanne C. Hillhouse finds out more

Erna Mae Tonge. Photograph by Nez Photography

Erna Mae Tonge: Recipe for magic

Issue 122 (July/August 2013) | 0 comments
Erna Mae Tonge takes Cooking Magic, Antigua’s long-running culinary TV show, into the future. Joanne C. Hillhouse tells her story