Barbuda Developers Accused of ‘Greenwashing’ With Human Rights Assessment

Barbuda Developers Accused of ‘Greenwashing’ With Human Rights Assessment

By Gemma Handy, Antigua Observer Developers behind the controversial Peace, Love and Happiness (PLH) project in Barbuda have been accused of “greenwashing” regarding a probe they commissioned to assess the impact of the massive scheme on local residents’ human rights. Swiss consultancy firm Focus Right is said to have interviewed more than 70 Barbudans to […]

Antigua Government Accuses Local Bank ECAB of Frustrating Attempts at Divestment

Antigua Government Accuses Local Bank ECAB of Frustrating Attempts at Divestment

By Santana Salmon, Caribbean National Weekly The Antigua and Barbuda government has accused the Eastern Caribbean Amalgamated Bank (ECAB) of engaging in a pattern of frustration to prevent the administration from retaining ordinary shares in the bank. Prime Minister Gaston Browne, speaking on a radio program, said the ECAB board of directors had given a […]

Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority launches D.E.E.R Program

Tourism service providers are taking advantage of the D.E.E.R training program being offered by Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority.

Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority launches D.E.E.R Program

By Linda S. Hohnholz, ETurboNews With Barbuda’s tourism sector poised for growth, tourism service providers in Barbuda, are taking advantage of the D.E.E.R training program being offered by the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority from July 12 – July 14, 2022, in Barbuda. D.E.E.R which stands for “Delivering Exceptional Experiences Repeatedly” is specifically aimed at […]

Showcase Antigua Barbuda Back in Fine Form, and Canadian Arrivals are Gaining Momentum

Showcase Antigua Barbuda Back in Fine Form, and Canadian Arrivals are Gaining Momentum

By Meg Griffith, Travel Week ST. JOHN’S, ANTIGUA — After a two-year hiatus, Showcase Antigua Barbuda was back in fine form earlier this month, with tour operators, airlines, policy makers, trade and media all getting down to business in and around St. John’s for networking, B2B discussions, and, of course, sightseeing. Noting that Antigua and […]

Antigua PM Wants Caribbean Leaders to Approach Venezuela to Deal With High Energy Prices

Antigua PM Wants Caribbean Leaders to Approach Venezuela to Deal With High Energy Prices

By Santana Salmon, Caribbean National Weekly Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister, Gaston Browne, criticizing the trade embargo placed on Venezuela by the United States, is calling on Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders to approach Caracas for assistance in dealing with the rising costs of energy products. Browne said the sanctions by Washington against the South American […]

End of Year Statement by the Outgoing Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), the Hon. Gaston Browne, Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda

End of Year Statement by the Outgoing Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), the Hon. Gaston Browne, Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne and Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro at opening ceremony of the Non-Aligned Movement Summit, Venezuela. – Porlamar, Venezuela. September 17th, 2016 (Shutterstock) By CARICOM We have come to the end of what has been a very challenging year for our Community and its Member States. However, we have used […]

Looking to 2022: CARICOM Chair, Prime Minister Gaston Browne on US-Caribbean Relations

Looking to 2022: CARICOM Chair, Prime Minister Gaston Browne on US-Caribbean Relations

Prime Minister of Antigua & Barbuda Gaston Browne speaks on stage during 2019 Global Citizen Festival at Central Park. – New York, NY – September 28, 2019 (Shutterstock) Watch video of The Atlantic Council’s conversation with CARICOM Chairman and Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Hon. Gaston Browne, on Caribbean priorities heading into 2022 and […]