November 20, 2019

US State Department ‘dismayed’ at false report about Antigua-Barbuda

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From Caribbean News Now WASHINGTON, USA — At a meeting on Monday, US State Department officials indicated their “utter dismay” at a false online report that claimed a letter was delivered to Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne “by an American official” while he was at the UN General Assembly last week. According to […]

With the Caribbean in tatters, it’s time to talk climate change resilience

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From Talk Media News “Wake” is a weekly foreign policy broadcast produced by Talk Media News and hosted by Luke Vargas from U.N. Headquarters in New York. The following is a complete transcript of Episode 21, “Natural Disasters and Climate Resilience.” Subscribe to weekly episodes of “Wake” on iTunes or Google Play, and follow the […]

ANTIGUA – Government considering curfew as Hurricane Irma approaches

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From Caribbean News Service The government is considering implementing a curfew during the passage of Hurricane Irma which is expected to make landfall within several hours. Prime Minister Gaston Browne, speaking on Abundant Life Radio during a visit to Barbuda yesterday, said the regulation, which will require residents to remain indoor between specified hours during […]

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 […]

OECS financial sector stable and resilient but facing challenges, says Monetary Council

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By Ken Richards From WINN St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The chairman of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, Antiguan Prime Minister Gaston Browne, on Thursday (March 2) gave an account of the discussions held at the Council’s 87th meeting at the Central Bank. Quoting from the ECCB governor’s report on Monetary […]

De-risking or destruction? Neither is fair

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By Sir Ronald Sanders From Caribbean 360 WASHINGTON, United States, Friday January 29, 2016 – “If there were any scheme designed to destroy the economies of several countries without a military war, then this is such a scheme. It is erroneous; it is pernicious; and it is vicious”. That was how Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime […]

Antigua residents clean up after Gonzalo brings heavy flooding, high winds

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From Caribbean360 JOHN’S, Antigua, Tuesday October 14, 2014, CMC – Prime Minister Gaston Browne has called on residents to engage in a clean-up exercise following the passage of Tropical Storm Gonzalo on Monday. The storm, which is now a category two hurricane, was moving away from the United States Virgin Islands, according to the Miami-based […]

iNews Briefs

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Cayman Airways announces it’s fall seat sale Cayman Airways has announced it’s fall seat sale which will run from today, September 1 until September 8. The airline company is offering seat sales on trips between the months of September and November booked before or on September 8. In addition to the seat sale the airline is […]

Antigua seeking Chinese funds to establish local university

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From Caribbean360 ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Tuesday August 26, 2014, CMC – Antigua and Barbuda is hoping that China will provide US$18 million towards the expansion of the Five Islands Secondary School to the University College Antigua. Prime Minister Gaston Browne, who is on an official visit to Beijing, has officially informed the principals of China […]

Outgoing Antigua GG accuses government of lying regarding her removal

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From Caribbean360 ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Thursday August 14, 2014, CMC – Outgoing Governor General Dame Louise Lake-Tack Wednesday accused the new Gaston Browne government of lying to the country regarding her removal from office. Dame Louise will be replaced by former legislator Dr. Rodney Williams as the ceremonial head of the country, on Thursday, two […]