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By: Kieron Edwards** Grandpa Joe shared with me fascinating facts about the rise and the fall of the salt industry in Anguilla. There are 17 salt ponds in Anguilla, the three main salt ponds are Road Pond, West End Pond and Long Pond. But the most important pond for the

By: Joel Smith** According to the Encyclopedia Britannica, Tourism is “the act and process of spending time away from home in pursuit of recreation, relaxation, and pleasure, while making use of the commercial provision of services.” In 2018, Forbes said that the fastest-growing sector in the travel and tourism industry

COVID-19 has impacted Anguilla but, one Easter tradition has become even more prevalent during the shutdown – kite making and flying!

John T Memorial Bike Race

By: Cailan Fleming On Sunday I woke up at 5 o’clock in the morning. Up before the sun, I was heading out on my usual Sunday morning ride. I checked my tire pressure and filled my water bottles. I was off on what was supposed to be a long solo

Hurricane Irma Anguilla Lillies

By: Caleann Adams Some trees were bending while some trees were snapping apart to allow the powerful wind to pass through. Trailers sailed aimlessly through the angered grey sky, landing in places they were not in in the first place. Cars were moving around recklessly as if invisible people ‘bought

Winning Anguilla Race Boat Real Deal

By: Jaivani Carty I remember my first race as if it happened yesterday. It was a regatta style. Boat rigged and ready to go, the 2017 August Thursday race was under the starter’s command. Awaiting the starting horn, there was dead silence in De Chan. The horn blared and instantly

By: Neider Sanchez Eighteen degrees north and sixty-three degrees west basks Anguilla, the sandy eel of the Caribbean. In 2010, I was eight years old when I first set my eyes on Anguilla. On a journey for a better life, Anguilla was the right place. As soon as I set

Go Beach Shoal Bay Anguilla

By: Solomon Bannister For many people, the most amazing thing they see is the house right across from them. This is true for me as well. However, the house across from me is the ocean. Over the years I have learned to understand the ocean and its many moods. It

Hasani Hennis Anguilla

Hasani Hennis, he is only 22 years old but has broken records and taken his passion and talent…

It is without a doubt that Anguilla has a great deal of talented persons! Sooo talented that in 2018, a handful of Anguilla’s very own shone ever so brightly on regional and international platforms. We boast unapologetically (as we should!) about how exceptional our people are in general; much more