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Antigua and Barbuda reinstated it in 1990, followed by the Bahamas in 1991 ( where, however, it was subsequently banned by law ) and Barbados in 1993 ( only to be formally declared inhumane and thus unconstitutional by the Barbados Supreme Court ).
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Antigua and Barbuda
This article is about the demographic features of the population of Antigua and Barbuda, including population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations and other aspects of the population.
The politics of Antigua and Barbuda takes place in a framework of a federal parliamentary representative democratic monarchy, wherein the Sovereign of Antigua and Barbuda is the head of state, appointing a Governor-General to act as vice-regal representative in the nation.
Antigua and Barbuda has a long history of free elections, three of which have resulted in peaceful changes of government.
As head of state, Queen Elizabeth II is represented in Antigua and Barbuda by a governor general who acts on the advice of the prime minister and the cabinet.
* Antigua and Barbuda Regiment-comprises four line companies and is the infantry unit and fighting arm of the defence force.
* In 1982 14 men of the Royal Antigua and Barbuda Defence Force were deployed to Grenada during the Operation Urgent Fury.
* In 1995 members of the Royal Antigua and Barbuda Defence Force were deployed in Haiti as a part of Operation Uphold Democracy.
Antigua and followed
A strong division of federal troops followed him from the capital under the command of Col. Pacheco, heading towards Sumpango and Tejar with the purpose of attacking Morazán in Antigua.
Previous elections in Antigua and Barbuda had been followed by allegations of electoral irregularities favouring the government.
This was followed by a triangular series, played at the Antigua Recreation Ground in St. John's, Antigua, which saw Bermuda play Bangladesh and Canada.
Then followed another Fleming masterclass: he took 5-24 as Antigua and Barbuda were dismissed for 99 ; Australia made 101 / 3 in reply.
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Since the 1951 general election, the party system has been dominated by the personalist Antigua Labour Party ( ALP ), dominated by the Bird family, particularly Prime Ministers Vere and Lester Bird.
On the fourth day of the first Test match at Antigua Recreation Ground, St John's, Antigua during India's tour of West Indies, 2006, Mahendra Singh Dhoni's flick off Dave Mohammed to the midwicket region was caught by Daren Ganga.
Other introductions include the release on Antigua — possibly before 1916, although there are suggestions that this initial population may have died out by 1934 and been reintroduced at a later date — and Montserrat, which saw an introduction before 1879 that led to the establishment of a solid population, which was apparently sufficient to survive the Soufrière Hills volcano eruption in 1995.
Built in 1826-33 by Antonio de Echevarría in the purest Neo-classical style, this building contains within it the Church of Santa María la Antigua, which is presently used as the plenary meeting hall of the General Assemblies of Biscay.
Also, William Hammet ( a missionary ordained by Wesley who traveled to America from Antigua with Bishop Coke ), led a successful revolt against the MEC in 1791.
The government of Antigua and Barbuda have announced that they have plans to convert their country to the metric system by the first quarter of 2015.
* Antigua, Guatemala is destroyed by an earthquake, and the capital of Guatemala is moved to Guatemala City.
Since the early days of colonisation, Anguilla had been administered by the British through Antigua, with Anguilla also having its own local council.
Antigua was first settled by pre-agricultural Amerindians known as " Archaic People ", ( although they are commonly, but erroneously known in Antigua as Siboney, a preceramic Cuban people ).
The bulk of the Arawaks left Antigua about 1100 A. D. Those who remained were subsequently raided by the Caribs.
The Antigua Labour Party ( ALP ), formed by Bird and other trade unionists, first ran candidates in the 1946 elections and became the majority party in 1951 beginning a long history of electoral victories.
Despite earlier settlements by England in The Americas, ( 1607: Jamestown, 1609: Bermuda, and 1620: Plymouth Colony, and closer to Barbadoes the Leeward Islands were claimed by the English at about the same time as Barbados: 1623: St Kitts, 1628: Nevis, 1632: Montserrat, 1632: Antigua.
The riots were eventually suppressed with military assistance from St. Thomas, and reinforcements of British troops dispatched by the Governor of the Leeward Islands from Antigua.
In each case widespread damage was averted by bringing in reinforcements for the local authorities from Antigua and, in 1890, from St. Thomas.
The party abandoned the colony to sail to the more prosperous colony of Santa Maria la Antigua de Darién, a colony established by the conquistador Balboa without the knowledge of Nicuesa.
It was, however, administered not by the viceroy or his deputies, but by an independently appointed Captain General headquartered first in Antigua Guatemala and later in Guatemala City.
After the failed effort to found Antigua del Darién in 1506 by Alonso de Ojeda and the subsequent unsuccessful founding of San Sebastián de Urabá in 1517 by Diego de Nicuesa, the southern Caribbean coast became unattractive to colonizers.