CCJ Can Wait group issues call for more CCJ education

CCJ Can Wait group issues call for more CCJ education

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The recently formed CCJ Can Wait Group is calling out the chairman of the National Coordinating Committee on the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Ambassador Dr. Clarence Henry and Prime Minister Gaston Browne. During a press conference on Wednesday, chairman of the group…

Changes to Advanced Passenger Bill 2018 passes in Lower House

Changes to Advanced Passenger Bill 2018 passes in Lower House

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The Advanced Passenger Amendment Bill 2018 has made it pass the committee stage of the Lower House and is heading to the Senate for approval. The legislation is intended to harmonise how passenger information is shared with OECS and CARICOM States, with…

Antigua and Barbuda Level Up In Global Passport Power Ranking

Antigua and Barbuda Level Up In Global Passport Power Ranking

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According to the latest results of the Henley Passport Index, Antigua and Barbuda has climbed the Global Passport Ranking to a score of 149— up one point compared to Q3. The small island state ranked 2nd in the Eastern Caribbean region, securing…

Zika Virus Country Classification no longer includes Antigua & Barbuda

Zika Virus Country Classification no longer includes Antigua & Barbuda

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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…

Antigua and Barbuda among 21 countries black listed in an OECD report

Antigua and Barbuda among 21 countries black listed in an OECD report

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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…