Discovered in 1493 by Columbus and settled by the English in 1632, Antigua became a British colony with Barbuda as its dependency; the islands gained independence within the Commonwealth of Nations in 1981
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- The many white-sand beaches are also a major Antiguan draw.
- Had Shawn known what changes this young Antiguan was going to make in his life, he might have ordered something stronger than tea.
- While we're at it, we should throw in the fact that he so vividly recounts a rendezvous with an Antiguan immigration officer.
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