Economic 

NODS Producers Preliminary Barbuda Report

The National Office of Disaster Services has issued a “preliminary report on Barbuda Hurricane Irma finances” today. The report details a list of both income from donations and government injection along with the expenses associated with the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. According to the report just over 22 million dollars account for total resources. While approximately 21 million spent on expenses. The preliminary report is said to be an account of spending relating to Barbuda following Hurricane Irma, ending April 30.

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PayCab Passenger App is finally here!!!

PayCab, a location-based mobile application inspired by Uber technology is being introduced to Antigua. The new mobile app, created by the Caribbean technological genius of Sherwin Jupiter puts the convenience of safe vehicular mobility and access to islanders in the palm of their hands. It comes as the first official mobile application, since Uber, to be introduced in the Caribbean and creates an avenue for seamless trickle-down empowerment through entrepreneurship. Speaking to the motive behind the technology, mobile app developer Sherwin Jupiter said he has long battled with the nuisances…

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Economic Tourism 

DRIVERS WANTED

  App Developer Brings Uber-like Service to Antigua with PayCab. PayCab, a location-based mobile application inspired by Uber technology is being introduced to Antigua. The new mobile app, created by Pivot Technology puts the convenience of safe vehicular mobility and access to islanders in the palm of their hands. The developer explains that the app goes deep into in the realms of convenience with its Google-powered Global Positioning Systems (GPS) integration that matches driver and passenger in real time and even offers customers the opportunity to pay safely without the use…

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Politics 

ABLP Press Release: UPP CIRCULATING FAKE EMAILS CLAIMING THAT THEY ARE BETWEEN PM AND AG

Media Statement UPP CIRCULATING FAKE EMAILS CLAIMING THAT THEY ARE BETWEEN PM AND AG   St John’s, 21 March…    The United Progressive Party (UPP) has been circulating fake emails, claiming that they are between Prime Minister Gaston Browne and Attorney-General Steadroy ‘Cutie’ Benjamin. These fake emails have been manufactured.  The UPP has been circulating them on whatsapp and Facebook. The ABLP again condemns the deplorable tactics of the UPP on social media to deceive and mislead the electorate. Party Chairman, E.P. Chet Greene, declared: “The UPP, in its naked ambition for power…

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Politics 

Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party Launches Free Mobile APP

Press Release. The Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party (ABLP) has launched its free mobile multi-dimensional application. The fully functional app comes preloaded with a copy of the Party’s widely-referenced manifesto, live streaming of its public meetings, recordings of major events, the most up-to-date voters’ list from the Antigua and Barbuda Electoral Commission, and news and information on the ABLP candidates. The APP also features meeting schedules, videos, and a pictorial gallery along with integrated social media plugins. For the first time ever in the electoral process, users will have the ability…

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CARICOM Politics 

Prime Minister invites international organisations to observe general elections

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda –  27 February, 2018..….  Prime Minister the Honourable Gaston Browne has written to the Secretaries-General of three multilateral organisations inviting them to observe the March 21 General Elections. Letters of invitation have been dispatched to the Secretaries-General of the Commonwealth of Nations, the Organisation of American States and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). Prime Minister Browne said: “I have invited the three Organisations to observe the general elections in the interest of full transparency and to show to the world that the Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party…

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Politics 

Lovell again mulls change in Rural North constituency.

Usually reliable sources have informed this publication that, following revelations from the Supreme Court of New York that Dr. Mac Emanuel is facing fraud charges, he may be removed as the candidate for the United Progressive Party in the constituency of St John’s Rural North before nomination day. The UPP Leader, Harold Lovell, is said to be considering replacing Emanuel with Dr Edmond Mansoor.  This latest development follows further revelations that, in addition to the case against him in New York, Emanuel has also filed for bankruptcy in the US.…

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