Antigua logs over one million visitors in 2018
Jamaica Observer

ST JOHN'S, Antigua, (CMC) – The Minister of Tourism in Antigua and Barbuda, Charles Fernandez says 2018 was a record-setting year as the two-island state welcomed over one million visitors, topping the figures...

Budget speech gets negative feedback from UPP officials
Antigua Observer

Leader of Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition Jamale Pringle has said he is disappointed with the 2019 Budget that was presented in Parliament by Prime Minister Gaston Browne on Thursday. Pringle said the budget failed to...

Education minister credits government’s commitment after Budget Speech
Antigua Observer

Despite the cynicism and ridicule that the Prime Minister’s 2019 Budget Address has evoked from some quarters, Education Minister Michael Browne is applauding the amount of money allocated to his ministry. While...

Antigua not banning used vehicles, says Browne
Jamaica Gleaner

ST. JOHN'S, Antigua, - The Antigua and Barbuda government has rubbished reports that it intends to place restrictions on the importation of used and reconditioned vehicles over 10 years into the country.Prime Minister...

Editorial: And the band plays on . . .
Antigua Observer

It is with a great deal of dismay that we hear of plans for another so-called ‘ONE NATION’ concert. To say that we need this concert as much as we need an outbreak of chikungunya is grossly understating our...

Entertainment tax goes into effect
Jamaica Observer

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — The Government of Antigua and Barbuda has now implemented a tax on entertainment that was postponed last year.The Inland Revenue Division (IRD), has announced that an EC$1500 (One EC...

Opposition parties give gov’t a failing grade in New Year’s Day messages
Antigua Observer

The political leaders of two opposition parties in the country have painted a very bleak picture of the year 2018, and a lack of optimism forthe year ahead in their New Year’s Day messages to the nation. In a...

Digicel denies claims made by PM
Antigua Observer

Regional telecommunications giant Digicel has publicly denied allegations made by Prime Minister Gaston Browne over the weekend that it is taking advantage of local customers. Browne, who was speaking on his radio...

Culture minister welcomes ‘motion picture diplomacy’ with China
Antigua Observer

The film industry in  Antigua and Barbuda is set to receive a major shot in the arm from a Chinese private sector film group. The agreement cementing the partnership was presented Tuesday evening during an exchange of...

Walker: Cruise tourism is crippling the economy
Antigua Observer

The parliamentary representative for Barbuda, Trevor Walker, is advising the government to shift its focus from cruise tourism because, according to him, it is too expensive to maintain. Walker said the focus should...

Efforts continue to improve air access to Dominica
Dominica News Online

A team from Dominica was expected to meet with LIAT officials in Antigua today, Thursday December 6, 2018, to discuss the improvement of air access to this country. Tourism minister, senator Robert Tonge, said this was an...

Saint Lucia honours Universal Children’s Day with adoption of new Child Protection Bills
Dominica News Online

On Universal Children’s Day this year, November 20th 2018, Saint Lucia joined its sister islands of Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis and Antigua and Barbuda in the passage of the Child Justice Bill and...

Republic Holdings paying US$123m for nine Scotia operations
Jamaica Gleaner

Republic Holdings paying US$123m for nine Scotia operationsAntigua plans to block transactionScotiabank Canada announced an agreement Tuesday to sell its banking operations in nine markets in the Caribbean to Republic...

Scotiabank to sell nine operations in Caribbean
Jamaica Gleaner

Scotiabank yesterday announced an agreement to sell its banking operations in nine non-core markets in the Caribbean to Trinidad-based Republic Financial Holdings Limited. The countries included...

Minister Jonas in Kenya for Blue Economy conference
Antigua Observer

The country’s fisheries minister is among over 4,000 participants currently gathered in Nairobi Kenya discussing Blue Economy opportunities.

Pilots move
Nation News

Fed up with what they term biased treatment and the widening rift between Antigua and Barbados, locally-based LIAT pilots have joined the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW). Traditionally, LIAT...

CAC selected for redevelopment project in Barbuda
Jamaica Observer

As the redevelopment of the island of Barbuda continues since its devastation more than a year ago by Hurricane Irma, Jamaican-based company CAC 2000 Ltd has been selected to join an international engineering team...

EDITORIAL: Investing in ourselves
Antigua Observer

Prime Minister Gaston Browne reported an impressive statistic during his Independence Day address. He stated that private sector savings had increased from EC$1.1 billion in December 2013 to EC$1.6 billion in December...

LIAT holding talks with regional trade unions
Antigua Observer

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Oct 30, CMC – The cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT, is proposing a salary freeze for the next three years for its employees as well as agree on a proposal that future salary increases...

Stakeholders meet to discuss tourism marketing strategies for Antigua and Barbuda
Antigua Observer

Tourism stakeholders, who are responsible for marketing the twin island destination, from beach safety to accommodation, and other private sector partners, are meeting this week to examine the strategies used to market...

Young business owners show off their talent
Antigua Observer

Young entrepreneurs, 35 years old and under, took full advantage of the opportunity to promote their businesses on Thursday during the annual Youth Exhibition and Health Expo hosted at the Multi-Purpose Cultural Centre by...

Flight operations worker gets more drug charges
Antigua Observer

Daren Leslie Dunnah, a LIAT flight operations supervisor, is facing more charges as the police wrap up their probe into the importation of cannabis into Antigua and Barbuda.

Colombia search for missing Antiguan called off
Antigua Observer

A reward has been offered by Colombian authorities for anyone who can locate the body or whereabouts of an Antigua man who went missing while vacationing with his aunt in the South American country. On Wednesday the...

Liat travel advisory #2
Antigua Observer

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Drug bust, LIAT supervisor charged
Dominica Vibes

(Antigua Observer) A flight operations supervisor at LIAT has been busted for the alleged importation and possession of drugs. Daren Leslie Dunnah, the airline employee, was arrested some time this week after the police...

Drug charges for airline worker
Antigua Observer

The LIAT fight operations supervisor accused of smuggling drugs into the country is expected in court before a magistrate this morning.

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