Category archives for: CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY

Will the Commonwealth elect such a person as leader?

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For several weeks, Caribbean News Now has been aware that a smear campaign in the British press was being planned against Sir Ronald Sanders, Antigua and Barbuda’s nominee for the post of Commonwealth secretary-general at elections on Friday at the Commonwealth Summit in Malta. Sure enough, the malicious publication by the UK’s Daily Telegraphnewspaper of a story repeating […]

Antigua and Barbuda reaffirms support for Sir Ronald Sanders amidst smear campaign

Antigua and Barbuda

VALLETTA, Malta – 26th November 2015……Prime Minister the Hon. Gaston Browne has reaffirmed his government’s support for Sir Ronald Sanders for the post of Commonwealth Secretary General amidst a smear campaign by individuals believed to have vested interest in advancing their personal agenda. “Despite the recent malicious and deliberate attacks on Sir Ronald in a […]

Minister of Tourism, Economic Development, Investment and Energy of Antigua and Barbuda FCCA TOWN HALL MEETING

Antigua and Barbuda

 HONORABLE ASOT MICHAEL Minister of Tourism, Economic Development, Investment and Energy of Antigua and Barbuda FCCA TOWN HALL MEETING Multi- Purpose Center November 17, 2015 5:30pm   Michele Paige: President of Florida Caribbean Cruise Association, Mr. Federico Gonzalez-Denton: Associate Vice President, Government Relations LAC- Royal Caribbean Cruise Ltd, Mr. Leon Sutcliffe: Director Ports of Call […]

JetBlue Launches Nonstop Flight Service Between Antigua and Barbuda And New York.

Antigua and Barbuda

  HONORABLE ASOT MICHAEL MINISTER OF TOURISM, ECONOMIC  DEVELOPMENT, INVESTMENT & ENERGY REMARKS FOR KNICKERBOCKER COCKTAIL EVENT NOVEMBER 4TH 2015 KNCKERBOCKER HOTEL, NEW YORK, NY 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. H.E. Ambassador Aubrey Webson, Mr. Dennis Corrigan, VP of Sales & Revenue  Management at JetBlue Airways, Other Jet Blue and Antigua and Barbuda Tourism  Officials, Antigua […]

Honorable Asot Michael spoke of Regal Princess Crew.

Government of Antigua and Barbuda

HONORABLE ASOT MICHAEL Minister of Tourism, Economic  Development, Investment and Energy of Antigua and Barbuda REMARKS REGAL PRINCESS CREW Nevis Street Pier Thursday October 29, 2015 10:00 a.m.   I would like to start by very warmly welcoming Princess Cruises’ MS Regal Princess and all her wonderful crew and guests to Antigua on behalf of […]

Minister of Tourism the Hon. Asot Michael lauds the commencement exercise of the 2015 Class of the (ABHTI)

Antigua and Barbuda

                                        Ministry of Tourism, Economic Development, Investment & Energy Queen Elizabeth Highway St. John’s, Antigua   It was an auspicious occasion today (Thurs); the passing out of over 80 students as the 2015 graduating class of […]

BROADCAST STATEMENT BY THE HONOURABLE GASTON BROWN MP PRIME MINISTER OF ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

Antigua and Barbuda

BROADCAST STATEMENT BY THE HONOURABLE GASTON BROWN MP PRIME MINISTER OF ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA ON SUNDAY 11TH OCTOBER 2015 Fellow Citizens and residents. I do not pretend that this last week has not been terrible for our nation. The events surrounding former Antigua and Barbuda diplomat, John Ashe, while he was entrusted with the role […]

Statement by the Government of Antigua and Barbuda on the arrest of John Ashe

Antigua and Barbuda

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda – 6th October, 2015……….The Government of Antigua and Barbuda has learned from media reports of the arrest in the United States of John Ashe, who was Permanent Representative to the United Nations under the former government of the United Progressive Party led by former Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer. The present […]

PM Browne joins thousands to Honour United Nations and individuals and organizations for Humanitarian Work

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NEW YORK, NY – USA – 29th September, 2015……Prime Minister the Hon. Gaston Browne and First Lady Maria Browne on Sunday joined thousands in New York City for the South South Awards, considered the world’s foremost global development event to celebrate the United Nations 70th Anniversary and honour individuals for their global initiatives. During the event, which […]

Antigua and Barbuda and Kuwait Sign New Financial Arrangements for servicing Kuwait Fund debts

Prime Minister Browne and Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah following the singing of the new agreement

NEW YORK, NY – USA – 29th September, 2015…….Prime Minister the Hon. Gaston Browne and First Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Chairman of the Board for the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, met on Monday and signed off on a new financial arrangement to service Antigua and […]

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