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Asot Michael’s remark on the Statutory Corporations General Provisions Bill 2016 Secondment of an employee

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What is meant by the term “secondment”? The term “secondment” describes where an employee is assigned on a temporary basis to work for another, “host” organization (“an external secondment”) or to work for a different part of their employer’s organization which may be a large organization (“an internal secondment”). On expiry of the secondment term, […]

AIRLIFT INCREASES WITH THE ADDITION OF SEABORNE AIRLINES

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St. John’s, Antigua (December 13, 2015) – Plans made by Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Officials to welcome more flights from more airlines and tour operators around the world, upon completion of one of the largest and most modern airports in the Eastern Caribbean have rapidly taken off.   The Antigua and Barbuda Minister of Tourism, […]

REMARKS interCaribbean Airways ARRIVAL

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HONORABLE ASOT MICHAEL Minister of Tourism, Economic Development, Investment and Energy of Antigua and Barbuda REMARKS interCaribbean Airways INAUGURAL ARRIVAL Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 V.C. BIRD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT Hon. Robin Yearwood Minister of Public Utilities, Civil Aviation & Transportation, Chairman of interCaribbean Airways: Mr. Lyndon R. Gardiner CEO interCaribbean Airways Mr. Trevor Sadler Chairman of […]

interCaribbean Airways makes its inaugural call to the Sir V.C. Bird International Airport on Sir Vere Cornwall Bird Snr. Day.

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Government of Antigua and Barbud      Ministry of Tourism, Economic Development, Investment & Energy Queen Elizabeth Highway St. John’s, Antigua Tel#: 1-268-462-0029/462-1005/462-0480/463-0127 Fax#: 1-268-460-6093 For further information: Contact: Ms. Samoya Kirby Communications Officer Ministry of Tourism, Economic Development, Investment and Energy Queen Elizabeth Highway Antigua 1-268-464-0076 (St. John’s Antigua, December 9th 2015) – As […]

Sir Ronald Sanders has nominated for Secretary General of the Commonwealth

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“The Government of Antigua and Barbuda has nominated Sir Ronald Sanders as the next Secretary-General of the Commonwealth and is pleased to commend him to the association of Commonwealth Nations. He is a diplomat and a scholar, a man of vision and of practicality, a man of ideals and of ideas – and a man […]

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

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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

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 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.

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  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 […]

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

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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 […]

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