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National Youth Ambassadors Send Best Wishes to Examination Students

The National Youth Ambassadors of Antigua and Barbuda extend our best of wishes to the students, from both the public and private institutions across the island, who will be sitting the grade six National Assessment on the 6th and 7th June 2018. The Transition from primary to secondary school is a very exciting period. This time indicates that dreams can come true with hard work and perseverance, but this is just the beginning of a beautiful journey. We encourage all students to appreciate the good and the not so go…

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Government Paves the way for Further Economic Development with the China Belt and Road Initiative

Prime Minister, the Honourable Gaston Browne, on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with The People’s Republic of China on cooperation within the framework of the Silk Road Economic Belt and Silk Road Initiative. The MOU between the two countries, is of an historic nature as Antigua and Barbuda is the first country in the OECS to benefit from such an initiative. Prime Minister Gaston Browne, China’s Ambassador His Excellency Wang Xianmin and wife and headed the table for the ceremonial signing and exchange of remarks. PM Browne, during his address at…

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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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Minister of Barbuda Affairs lauds key players of Roofing Project in Barbuda

The Minister of Barbuda Affairs has commended key partners who continue to play a major role in the roofing project now taking place on the sister island of Barbuda. The commendation came over the weekend (Friday Night) at a special Reception hosted by Hon. Dean Jonas, who is also the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries. The event was attended by a number of officials including Mr. li Kunxian and Mr. Feng Hua, representatives from China International Center for Economic and Technical Exchanges of the Ministry of Commerce of China, Ms….

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PM Browne tells regional CIP operators not to rest on their laurels

Prime Minister the Hon. Gaston Browne has told regional Citizenship by Investment Programme operators that they should not rest on their laurels now that the programmes are highly respected around the world. Prime Minister Browne was speaking at the two-day Caribbean Investment Summit in Saint Kitts and Nevis on Thursday.  The Summit addressed such issues as Hurricane Proof Banking, collaboration, standardization and other issues such as de-risking and cybersecurity. During his presentation Prime Minister Browne noted that the achievements by regional CIP’s including Antigua and Barbuda which was recently ranked number…

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UK and Antiguan experts partner on sustainable marine development

On 19-20 March, a team of UK experts from the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) was in Antigua to share their decades of experience in commissioning and reviewing Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA), which explore the level of environmental risks of any development and allow Government to make informed decisions. The workshop was hosted by the Department of Environment in Antigua and Barbuda, and attended by over 25 stakeholders from Antigua, alongside representatives from Dominica, Grenada and the Organisation of East Caribbean States (OECS). The workshop was organised through…

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Hyperbaric Chamber now Available in Antigua

On Tuesday,  there was a genuine demonstration of love as a major piece of equipment was donated to the Mount St John’s Medical Center. Dozens gathered to witness the historic occasion at the country’s marquee health facility, where a Hyperbaric Chamber was officially handed over to the Ministry of Health and the Environment at exactly 4:27 pm on Tuesday 13th February 2018. The chamber was donated by the Calvin Ayre Foundation and came about after the decompression sickness (Benz) death of a local fisherman and diver, Andy Samuel back in…

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