August 19, 2018

Jamaica to host final round of the 2018 Concacaf Caribbean Women’s Qualifier

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The final round of the regional qualifier will determine the three Caribbean representatives for the 2018 Concacaf Women’s Championship Miami (Thursday, June 7, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) announced today that Jamaica will host the final round of the 2018 Concacaf Caribbean Women’s Qualifier, scheduled to be […]

Antigua: Man who sexually abused mentally challenged teen seeks to appeal his conviction

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From Antigua News Room A man convicted of sexual crimes against a mentally challenged 14-year-old girl will have to wait a while longer to contest his conviction since his appeal hearing was adjourned at the ongoing Court of Appeal sittings in Antigua & Barbuda. Simon Davis is serving a total 20 years imprisonment after he […]

Caribbean media fraternity mourns Rollin Williams

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From Caribbean National weekly Members of the regional media fraternity are mourning the death of freelance videographer Rollin Williams. Williams, a Grenadian, was pronounced dead in Barbados early Thursday after being pulled from the waters at Brandon’s Beach in St. Michael. The police report that Williams and his wife, Carol, were at the beach around […]

Renowned award for PV Energy’s 10 MWp solar energy project cluster for Antigua & Barbuda

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The award “Best Utility Scale Solar” was presented yesterday at the Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum 2017 With its 10 MWp clean energy project cluster, planned, designed and realised for the Caribbean twin-island state Antigua and Barbuda, the solar energy provider PV Energy has been selected by the CREF Project Award Advisory Committee to win the […]

Invest Caribbean Now launches Caribbean hurricane relief fund

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(PRESS RELEASE) – A Caribbean, US-based agency is doing its part to try to help the tens of thousands across several Caribbean islands who have lost everything to the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma. Executives at the global private sector investment agency, Invest Caribbean Now, (ICN), have launched a GoFundMe appeal titled the Caribbean Hurricane […]

Antigua & Barbuda requests less burdensome visa restriction from Canada

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From Antigua Observer Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is promising to consider a proposal from Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne to set up a less burdensome and time-consuming arrangement for Antiguans and Barbudans to obtain Canadian visa. Sir Ronald Sanders, Antigua and Barbuda’s non-resident High Commissioner, presented the letter on behalf of Prime […]

Cayman Islands Under 15s finish tournament undefeated

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CONCACAF Under 15 Boys Championships : IMG Academy, Bradenton, Florida August 13th – 19th, 2017 The Cayman Islands Under 15 Boys’ National Football finished undefeated in the 2017 CONCACAF Under 15 Boys’ Championships with a 2-0 shutout of Antigua & Barbuda on Friday, August 18 at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. Brimming with confidence […]

Sir Ron says visa requirement for Canada likely to be permanent

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From The Antigua Observer Antigua and Barbuda’s High Commissioner to Canada Sir Ronald Sanders says even if the government of Antigua & Barbuda decides to get rid of its Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP), it is unlikely Canada will resume its visa waiver for citizens of the twin island. The Government of Canada ended visa-free travel […]

PV Energy supports housing project in Antigua & Barbuda

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Clean energy capacity building: PV Energy trains National Housing workers to equip residential buildings with solar power The clean energy provider PV Energy has supported the Government of Antigua and Barbuda (GOAB) in equipping 20 residential buildings of the National Housing Project with renewable power installations. The GOAB has started the National Housing programme to […]

Ambassador meets with the US State Department over tax haven claims

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From Antigua Observer Antigua & Barbuda’s Ambassador to the United States Sir Ronald Sanders said he will remain vigorous in attempts to have the US State Department retract its claim that the twin island state is a tax haven. The government has also contended that the 2017 US International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (INSCR 2017) […]