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Opening of the antigua sailing week 2015

Asot Michael and Honourable Rudy Salles together for a meeting

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  The Minister of Tourism, Economic Development, Investment & Energy, The Honorable Asot Michael before leaving Monaco and Nice back to London, held a series of other meetings including a visit with the Honourable Rudy Salles, Member of Parliament of the Republic of France for the past 26 years, and Deputy Mayor of Nice with […]

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 were engaged in removing coal from a pit. He had been sentenced to death in 1993 for the brutal murder of a young woman, but […]

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

PM Letter to Premier Li

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 Council of the People’s Republic of China on the recent earthquake which resulted in more than 600 deaths and the destruction of property. We attach, […]

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

China Pledges to Support Antigua and Barbuda’s Education Programme

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 to deepen the ties between both countries.  We are pleased to present the text of the Prime Minister’s Remarks during the discussions:   Remarks Hon. […]

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 this year. Antigua’s OBSERVER media was told by police spokesperson Senior Sergeant William Holder, “the police are following some leads at this time and we […]

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 3. Minister Fernandez Signs the Loan and Grant Agreements with his Chinese Counterpart 4. PM Browne and Premier Li during the negotiations

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

Prime Minister Browne and President Xi with members of the Antigua and Barbuda delegation in 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 administration as the Non-Resident Ambassador Designate to the People’s Republic of China. Brian Stuart-Young is a recognized Caribbean banker and entrepreneur who had demonstrated his […]

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 Haiti in the north to Guyana in the south, with representation from the French, Spanish, Dutch and English Caribbean. Pearl Quinn Williams Williams has qualified […]

Consulate-General in Toronto receives donation

Consulate-General in Toronto receives donation

TORONTO, Canada – September 1, 2014…….The Consulate-General of Antigua and Barbuda in Toronto, has received a donation of gently used mobility aids valued at approximately Canadian $8,500.00. The donation was made possible by Mr. Krishendath Roopnarine and Mrs. Dhanmatie Roopnarine, members of the Trinidad and Tobago diaspora living in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).  In […]

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