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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, […]

Will the Commonwealth elect such a person as leader?


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 […]


Hon. Asot Micahel

The Honorable Asot Michael, Minister of Tourism, Economic Development, Investment and Energy has responded to a recent report in the media indicating that Antigua and Barbuda was among a number of Caribbean States or Caribbean Community (Caricom)that were allegedly “not ready for solar energy”. Minister Michael noted that “this could hardly be further from the […]

Antigua wants to become a mecca for yachting in Caribbean” says Asot Michael



Antigua Barbuda Workers’ Union Invitation to Protest Action by Bank Staff


YIDA breaks ground! PM chides fundamentalists


Government is giving an enthusiastic welcome to the sod-turning exercises that marked the start of work on the US $2 billion dollars in- vestment project by the YIDA International Group.In monumental ceremonies, both on mainland Antigua and on Guiana Island, representatives of YIDA International Investment Group, senior government officials, and distinguished persons participated in the […]

YIDA International ground-breaking, the ABLP wagon keeps moving on


Caribbean Times was on hand yesterday to witness another monumental and far-reaching episode that is intended to bring bountiful gains for the Government and people of Antigua and Barbuda. This was the YIDA International ground-breaking ceremony of the Guiana Island project at Barnacle Point. The Honourable Asot Michael, Minister of Tourism, Investments, Economic Development and […]

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