December 6, 2021

US report challenged by Antigua-Barbuda government

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By Seb Kelly From WIC News The government of Antigua and Barbuda has challenged the findings of the United States 2018 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (INCSR). The document publicly labelled all member-states of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) as “major money laundering jurisdictions”. Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador in Washington, Sir Ronald Sanders, dispatched a diplomatic […]

Evidence mounts of flawed US State Department Caribbean report

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From Caribbean News Now WASHINGTON, USA — There is a growing body of evidence that the 2017 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (INCSR) published last month by the US State Department’s Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs contains a number of factual inaccuracies in relation to the Eastern Caribbean. The INCSR covers 87 […]

Alternative facts: A tale of two countries – Antigua-Barbuda and Honduras

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WASHINGTON, USA — As reported on Saturday, a report released last month by the US Department of State credits the Honduras government with battling crime and drug trafficking, while being sharply critical of Eastern Caribbean islands, Antigua and Barbuda in particular, for failing to curb drug trafficking and money laundering. According to the State Department’s […]