Category archives for: Politics

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 […]

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

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                                        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

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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 […]

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 Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP) Unit Rejects Malicious Article – Moncreif-Scott fingered

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ST.JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda – The Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP) rejects the article ‘Congressman McCaul: Antigua clamoring to sell passports to Syrian refugees who then make the ‘jump’ to the US Virgin Island,’ under the name of John McCarthy published by the online news portal Virgin Islands Free Press. It is […]

The Financial Services Regulatory Commission is accepted as member of the CGBS.

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ST.JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda – 13th August 2015…….On June 12 at their CARICOM Central Bank Governor‘s Meeting , the  Governors  approved  the application of the  Financial Services Regulatory Commission  of Antigua and Barbuda to be admitted  as an associate  member of the  Caribbean Group of Banking Supervisors( CGBS) . The CGBS was established by CARICOM […]

Honorable Asot Michael presents check to the Jaycees Queen Committee for upcoming Jaycees Queen Show

Caribbean delegates in this year's JCI Queen Show are welcomed to Antigua and Barbuda by Minister of Tourism, The Hon. Asot Michae

Greetings one and all and, a special welcome to the lovely contestants who have travelled to our beautiful island to participate in the illustrious Jaycees Queen Show: Creative, Dynamic, Amazing. This show is an integral part of the Region’s Greatest Summer Festival, otherwise known as Antigua and Barbuda’s Carnival. This particular Show is special to […]

Honourable Asot Michael speaks at Final Negotiations between the Government of Antigua and Barbuda and PDV Caribe S.A

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Office of the Prime Minister Brief Opening Remarks by the Honourable Asot Michael Minister of Tourism, Economic Development, Investment and Energy at the Final Negotiations between the Government of Antigua and Barbuda and PDV Caribe S.A. for the Share Purchase, Escrow Agreement and Share Holder Agreement,  relating to the Sale and Purchase of Shares in […]

Prime Minister Browne attends CDB Board of Governors Meeting in St. Kitts and Nevis

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ST.JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda – 19th May 2015……Prime Minister the Hon. Gaston Browne left the country on Tuesday for Saint Kitts and Nevis for the 45th Annual Meeting of the Caribbean Development Bank’s (CDB) Board of Governors taking place on May 20 and 21. Under the theme, ‘Facilitating Growth: Transforming Regional Logistics Infrastructure and Encouraging […]

MINISTER ASOT MICHAEL RESPONDS TO REGIONAL REPORT ON SOLAR ENERGY APPLICATION

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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 […]

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