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Sargassum seaweed forces closure of St. James’s Club in Antigua

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(ANTIGUA NEWS ROOM) – The St. James’s Club, one of Antigua’s premier hotels, is closing as a result of the sargassum seaweed invasion.

According to reports, the hotel will close from July 1 until October 1.

Guests staying at the hotel will be transferred to other properties.

The hotel has been battling the invasion of the sargassum seaweed which has overwhelmed its shores.

The government says it is buying two machines to tackle the problem.

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  1. Who in Antigua would I contact about the Ammonia and Hydrogen Sulfide gas coming from decaying Sargassum seaweed that has washed up on the beaches? We have a product that will eliminate both the Ammonia and Hydrogen Sulfide gas that is is completely environmentally friendly, cost effective, and can be done in place.

    Best regards,

    Larry Clark


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