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Residents in Barbuda, as well as the Boobey Alley and Perry Bay areas will be the beneficiaries of an almost one hundred million E.C dollar urban renewal project. The project, which is for the construction of 250 homes in Antigua an in Barbuda, is possible thanks to a grant from the Chinese government. The total […]

Prime Minister Gaston Browne says the government is open to amending the laws that will hopefully get it off a list of countries whose residency or citizenship programmes make it a threat to combating tax evasion. Earlier this week, Antigua and Barbuda was named among a list of 21 countries with potentially high-risk CIP schemes. […]

Special Events Coordinator for the Independence activities, Gilbert Laudat says driving participation for independence activities has been slow. He says it has been challenging to build social awareness among Antiguan and Barbudans. The Special Events Coordinator believes that diversity which exists in Antigua and Barbuda can also negatively impact on the participation in cultural activities. […]

The World Health Organization’s (WHO) has deactivated its Zika Virus Classification Scheme. This means that Antigua and Barbuda, and a number of other CARICOM countries no longer have to worry about the backlash from being named as one of the many countries where the Zika virus is active. Health Minister Molwyn Joseph received the news […]

Principal at the St Joseph’s Academy Rudolph Davis says the entire country should be proud of the achievement of Keondre Herbert. Herbert received 20 Grade 1 passes in the May/June CSEC examinations and will be awarded for his outstanding performance by the Caribbean Examination Council. Davis says the achievement is not only for the school, […]

The Education Committee responsible for disseminating information to the entire population on the CCJ/Privy Council referendum says the bid has been challenging A few weeks ago, the group began what it calls “the information train” Head of the Public Relations and Education Committee for the Referendum, Andy Liburd says because there is a lot of […]

José Graziano da Silva, FAO Director-General also believes it is still possible to achieve this goal. Speaking at today’s (Tuesday) World Food Day Ceremony and the first High-Level Panel on Zero Hunger, Graziano da Silva said the Zero hunger concept cannot be left to die given the staggering statistics on world hunger and malnutrition. He […]

Antigua and Barbuda’s Citizenship by Investment Programme has landed itself among 21 so called golden passport countries, which have been identified as a threat to international efforts to combat tax evasion. In its October 16th report, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) gave an analysis of over 100 residence and citizenship by investment […]

Small craft advisory is in effect for Antigua and Barbuda, the rest of the Leeward Islands and the British Virgin Islands valid until Thursday morning. Hazardous seas, due to fresh winds, are expected to be a threat to life and property of mariners. Winds: East-northeast at 22 to 37 km/h or 12 to 20 knots […]

Keithley Meade, Director of the Antigua and Barbuda Metrological Service says if more rain does not come by the end of the hurricane season in November, the drought level in the country will continue on a downward trajectory. The eleven-month period from October 2017 to August 2018, the duration of the drought was deemed severely […]

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