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Antigua police capture convicted murderer who escaped custody in 2010 »

  Police say they have recaptured a prisoner who had been serving a 40 year jail sentence for murder. They said Steven Alphonse had escaped on January 27, 2010 when prisoners…

Sep 8 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
PM Letter to Premier Li

PM Browne Sends Message of Condolence to Premier of China Li Keqiang on the recent devastating Earthquake »

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda – 6th August, 2014………Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda the Hon. Gaston Browne has sent a message of condolence to the Premier of the State…

Sep 4 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
China Pledges to Support Antigua and Barbuda’s Education Programme

Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda the Hon. Gaston A. Browne met with Premier Li of the People’s Republic of China and members of his Government »

On Tuesday 26th August, Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda the Hon. Gaston A. Browne met with Premier Li of the People’s Republic of China and members of his Government…

Sep 3 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Nephew of Antigua’s newly elected prime minister murdered »

The 18-year-old nephew of Prime Minister Gaston Browne was shot and killed on Monday night. Police confirmed that Albert “Pressureman” Browne was killed, the 10th person murdered here so far…

Sep 3 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Meeting and discussions between Prime Minister Gaston Browne of Antigua and barbuda and Premier of the People’s Republic of China H.E. Mr. Li Keqiang.

Meeting and discussions between Prime Minister Gaston Browne of Antigua and barbuda and Premier of the People’s Republic of China H.E. Mr. Li Keqiang. »

1. PM Browne and Premier Li walks by the military band 2. Minister of Foreign Affairs Charles Fernandez following the signing of an Agreement with one of his Chinese counterparts…

Sep 2 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Prime Minister Browne and President Xi with members of the Antigua and Barbuda delegation in China

Prime Minister Browne Names New Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China »

BEIJING, People’s Republic of China – September 2, 2014……Prime Minister the Hon. Gaston Browne has announced that Antigua and Barbudan banker and businessman Brian Stuart-Young has been selected by his…

Sep 2 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Antigua resident a semifinalist in world’s largest speech contest   »

ST JOHNS, Antigua — Pearl Quinn Williams of Antigua outshone more than 13 regional participants to win the district-level competition of the Toastmasters International Speech Contest, representing 20 territories from…

Sep 1 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
News

Caribbean must recommit to vision for tourism industry – Doty »

Outgoing Chairperson of the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO), Beverly Nicholson-Doty, has urged the wider CTO fraternity to recommit to the…

Sep 18 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

2015 Mercedes Benz C-Class “feels like a smaller Merc S-Class” – Top Gear »

  The Mercedes-Benz C-Class was first introduced to the world in 1993. Twenty-one years later the fourth and latest generation…

Sep 16 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Caribbean must continue to increase share of global tourism market – CTO »

The Secretary General of the Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), Hugh Riley, says while the Caribbean is forecasting another increase…

Sep 15 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Barbados offers solar water heating assistance to other countries »

With over 40 years’ experience in the development of solar water heating, Barbados stands ready to lend assistance to other…

Sep 11 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Soy could speed up spread of breast cancer – study »

  Experts have cautioned that eating soy, in the form of tofu or milk, could speed up the rate at…

Sep 11 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Politics

Barbados offers solar water heating assistance to other countries »

With over 40 years’ experience in the development of solar water heating, Barbados stands ready to lend assistance to other countries in establishing their own programmes. This was disclosed by minister of the environment and drainage, Dr Denis Lowe, during the just-concluded United Nations Third…

Sep 11 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Minister’s visit heralds closer ties with Antigua & Barbuda »

Acting Foreign Affairs minister José Manuel Trullols on Wednesday met with Antigua & Barbuda Tourism, Economy, Development, Investment and Energy minister, Asot  A. Michael, to discuss ways to bolster bilateral relations focused on the development of trade. During the meeting at the Foreign Ministry, the…

Sep 10 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Antigua Barbuda and the Dominican Republic Strengthen Ties »

The governments of Antigua and Barbuda and the Dominican Republic assessed the implementation of projects in the sectors of security, agriculture, tourism, sport and education, the local government reported today. According to a statement issued by the Cabinet, the Minister of Tourism of Antigua and…

Sep 10 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Antigua government claims UPP defaulted on multi-million dollar loan »

The Antigua and Barbuda government says it has reached an agreement with the Intercommercial Bank Limited (IBL) of Trinidad to prevent the sale of 2.03 acres of land used by the previous government to secure a two million US dollar loan in 2009. A government…

Sep 8 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Minister Asot Michael meets with Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Dominican Republic, Ambassador Jose Manuel Trullos and other key individuals. »

                                 Government of Antigua and Barbuda                Ministry of Tourism, Economic Development, Investment & Energy Queen Elizabeth Highway St. John’s, Antigua Tel: (268) 468-4072…

Sep 8 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Technology

2015 Mercedes Benz C-Class “feels like a smaller Merc S-Class” – Top Gear »

  The Mercedes-Benz C-Class was first introduced to the world in 1993. Twenty-one years later the fourth and latest generation of the C-Class – the…

Sep 16 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Royal Caribbean launches “World’s First Smartship” »

With technology that has never been used on cruise ships before, including high-tech “WOWband” bracelets and apps that put everything at passengers’ fingertips, Royal Caribbean’s…

Sep 4 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Royal Caribbean launches “World’s First Smartship” »

With technology that has never been used on cruise ships before, including high-tech “WOWband” bracelets and apps that put everything at passengers’ fingertips, Royal Caribbean’s…

Sep 4 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
World

2015 Mercedes Benz C-Class “feels like a smaller Merc S-Class” – Top Gear

  The Mercedes-Benz C-Class was first introduced to the world in 1993. Twenty-one years later the fourth and latest generation of the C-Class – the W205 – has been released at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show…

Sep 16 2014 / Read More »

Caribbean must continue to increase share of global tourism market – CTO

The Secretary General of the Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), Hugh Riley, says while the Caribbean is forecasting another increase in arrivals for 2014, it is equally vital that it continues to increase its share of…

Sep 15 2014 / Read More »

Barbados offers solar water heating assistance to other countries

With over 40 years’ experience in the development of solar water heating, Barbados stands ready to lend assistance to other countries in establishing their own programmes. This was disclosed by minister of the environment and drainage,…

Sep 11 2014 / Read More »
News

Caribbean must recommit to vision for tourism industry – Doty

Outgoing Chairperson of the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO), Beverly Nicholson-Doty, has urged the wider CTO fraternity to recommit to the regional vision for the industry which provides the platform for success for the people of the…

Sep 18 2014 / Read More »

2015 Mercedes Benz C-Class “feels like a smaller Merc S-Class” – Top Gear

  The Mercedes-Benz C-Class was first introduced to the world in 1993. Twenty-one years later the fourth and latest generation of the C-Class – the W205 – has been released at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show…

Sep 16 2014 / Read More »

Caribbean must continue to increase share of global tourism market – CTO

The Secretary General of the Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), Hugh Riley, says while the Caribbean is forecasting another increase in arrivals for 2014, it is equally vital that it continues to increase its share of…

Sep 15 2014 / Read More »
Business

2015 Mercedes Benz C-Class “feels like a smaller Merc S-Class” – Top Gear

  The Mercedes-Benz C-Class was first introduced to the world in 1993. Twenty-one years later the fourth and latest generation of the C-Class – the W205 – has been released at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show…

Sep 16 2014 / Read More »
Prime Minister Browne meeting with Chairman of the Standing Committee of Shandong Provincial People’s Congress the Hon. Jiang Yikang

Major Chinese Businesses Express Interest in Antigua and Barbuda

SHANDONG, People’s Republic of China – August 31, 2014……Over twelve major conglomerates in the People’s Republic of China have expressed interest in doing business in Antigua and Barbuda. During a meeting here on Saturday, Prime Minister…

Aug 31 2014 / Read More »

Antigua weighs high cost of fossil fuels

  Caught between its quest to grow the economy, create jobs and cut electricity costs, and the negative impacts associated with building an oil refinery, the Antigua and Barbuda government is looking to a mix of…

Aug 28 2014 / Read More »
Entertainment

Happy birthday, Leonard

The longtime “Feast of Cohen” organizer was thrown for a loop earlier this year, when she was told by the St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre that the annual show wouldn’t go ahead at the venue…

Sep 19 2014 / Read More »

Caribbean must recommit to vision for tourism industry – Doty

Outgoing Chairperson of the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO), Beverly Nicholson-Doty, has urged the wider CTO fraternity to recommit to the regional vision for the industry which provides the platform for success for the people of the…

Sep 18 2014 / Read More »

Caribbean must continue to increase share of global tourism market – CTO

The Secretary General of the Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), Hugh Riley, says while the Caribbean is forecasting another increase in arrivals for 2014, it is equally vital that it continues to increase its share of…

Sep 15 2014 / Read More »
Politics

Barbados offers solar water heating assistance to other countries

With over 40 years’ experience in the development of solar water heating, Barbados stands ready to lend assistance to other countries in establishing their own programmes. This was disclosed by minister of the environment and drainage,…

Sep 11 2014 / Read More »

Minister’s visit heralds closer ties with Antigua & Barbuda

Acting Foreign Affairs minister José Manuel Trullols on Wednesday met with Antigua & Barbuda Tourism, Economy, Development, Investment and Energy minister, Asot  A. Michael, to discuss ways to bolster bilateral relations focused on the development of…

Sep 10 2014 / Read More »

Antigua Barbuda and the Dominican Republic Strengthen Ties

The governments of Antigua and Barbuda and the Dominican Republic assessed the implementation of projects in the sectors of security, agriculture, tourism, sport and education, the local government reported today. According to a statement issued by…

Sep 10 2014 / Read More »
Sports

National cricketer recuperating after one car smash-up

Leeward Islands wicketkeeper batsman and Antigua Hawksbills’ Devon “Booby” Thomas is out of hospital and recovering well following a one car smash-up late Thursday afternoon. The former West Indies player was slated to undergo final scans…

Sep 6 2014 / Read More »

Battery’s Griffith Called Up By Antigua And Barbuda

Battery fullback and midfielder Quinton Griffith has returned to his native Antigua and Barbuda for service on the country’s national team as it hosts a group stage in the 2014 Caribbean Cup this week. The call-up…

Sep 3 2014 / Read More »
The captains square off in advance of Saturday’s Limacol Caribbean Premier League finals at Warner Park in St. Kitts (left: Denesh Ramdin from the Amazon Warriors and right: Kieron Pollard from the Barbados Tridents)

CPL Finals sees Guyana Amazon Warriors take on the Barbados Tridents on Saturday at Warner Park

Kieron Pollard’s Barbados Tridents will take on Denesh Ramdin and his Guyana Amazon Warriors on Saturday in a match that will see two form teams square off to be crowned the Limacol Caribbean Premier League champions.…

Aug 16 2014 / Read More »
Technology

2015 Mercedes Benz C-Class “feels like a smaller Merc S-Class” – Top Gear

  The Mercedes-Benz C-Class was first introduced to the world in 1993. Twenty-one years later the fourth and latest generation of the C-Class – the W205 – has been released at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show…

Sep 16 2014 / Read More »

Royal Caribbean launches “World’s First Smartship”

With technology that has never been used on cruise ships before, including high-tech “WOWband” bracelets and apps that put everything at passengers’ fingertips, Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas has been dubbed “The World’s First Smartship.”…

Sep 4 2014 / Read More »

Royal Caribbean launches “World’s First Smartship”

With technology that has never been used on cruise ships before, including high-tech “WOWband” bracelets and apps that put everything at passengers’ fingertips, Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas has been dubbed “The World’s First Smartship.”…

Sep 4 2014 / Read More »
World

2015 Mercedes Benz C-Class “feels like a smaller Merc S-Class” – Top Gear

  The Mercedes-Benz C-Class was first introduced to the world in 1993. Twenty-one years later the fourth and latest generation of the C-Class – the W205 – has been released at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show…

Sep 16 2014 / Read More »

Caribbean must continue to increase share of global tourism market – CTO

The Secretary General of the Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), Hugh Riley, says while the Caribbean is forecasting another increase in arrivals for 2014, it is equally vital that it continues to increase its share of…

Sep 15 2014 / Read More »

Barbados offers solar water heating assistance to other countries

With over 40 years’ experience in the development of solar water heating, Barbados stands ready to lend assistance to other countries in establishing their own programmes. This was disclosed by minister of the environment and drainage,…

Sep 11 2014 / Read More »

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