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Was John Ashe really cut from the UN Office? Otherwise could be proven.

By: Contributor, Was John Ashe really fired and cut off from the Mission: When PM Brownes address the Nation ask him.   1. Is John Ashe and his wife as a citizens still in possession of of Antigua and Barbuda diplomatic passport? Was John Ashe still been paid up to September 2014? 1. The Acura vehicle, which his wife drives, is registered in the Mission of Antigua and Barbuda name. So before we begin the conversation did the Government really cut ties with former Ambassador John Ashe. Looking ahead at…

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Education Politics 

New NGO wants Policy Makers to TAKE ACTION

The recently initiated Antigua and Barbuda Association of Non-governmental Organizations (ABANGO), through the support of the Caribbean Policy Development Center (CPDC); on September 25th hosted the first in its series of up-coming national dialogues with civil society actors and policy makers within Antigua and Barbuda in keeping with the Action/2015 Caribbean campaign.

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Sir Hilary Beckles pens an open letter to David Cameron on reparations

Dear Honourable Prime Minister, I join with the resolute and resilient people of Jamaica and their Government in extending to you a warm and glorious welcome to our homeland. We recognise you, Prime Minister, given your family’s long and significant relationship to our country, as an internal stakeholder with historically assigned credentials.

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Foreign Affairs Immigration Politics Uncategorized 

Antigua and Barbuda and Iran formalize Diplomatic Relations

The Government of Antigua and Barbuda and the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran, has formalized diplomatic relations at a meeting on the sidelines of the historical seventieth session of the UN General Assembly.  Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Immigration of Antigua and Barbuda, the Hon Charles Fernandez and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iran, the Hon Mohammad Javad Zarif both agreed that this was the most opportune time to formalize diplomatic relations. Minister Fernandez and Minister Zarif explored areas of mutual cooperation between countries, including the…

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Foreign Affairs Immigration Politics 

PM Browne engages Antiguans and Barbudans in New York City

BRONX, New York – USA – September 30, 2015. ……Prime Minister, the Honourable Gaston Browne engaged more than two hundred (200) nationals living in the New York Diaspora at a townhall meeting Tuesday evening. The near 4-hour event at the Crawford United Methodist Church in the Bronx gave the Prime Minister an opportunity to engage nationals on matters of interest and provided them with updates on the state of the country’s economy.

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Foreign Affairs Politics 

PM Browne joins thousands to Honour United Nations and individuals and organizations for Humanitarian Work

NEW YORK – Prime Minister the Hon. Gaston Browne and First Lady Maria Browne on Sunday joined thousands in New York City for the South South Awards, considered the world’s foremost global development event to celebrate the United Nations 70th Anniversary and honour individuals for their global initiatives.  During the event, which honoured distinguished countries, individuals and organizations that embody transformative sustainable development worldwide; particularly in the areas of poverty reduction, education advancement and humanitarian impact, Prime Minister the Hon. Gaston Browne presented a number of the major awards and commended…

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