ONDCP Response to INSCR Report 2015
Posted On: March 30, 2015
The US INCSR REPORT 2015 (United States International Narcotics Control Strategy Report) recently issued by the U.S. State Department has, for many years, listed Antigua and Barbuda as a “Jurisdiction of Primary Concern”. Its most recent Report states that “Antigua and Barbuda remains a significant or substantial offshore center which continues to be vulnerable to money laundering and other financial crimes.” This finding by the USA has been repeated continually from 2011 – 2015 and even in previous years. According to the US INCSR REPORT 2015: “A major money laundering country is defined by statute as one ‘whose financial institutions engage in c... {Read More}
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Tourism Minister Remarks at Antigua-Turks and Caicos Island Inaugural Service
Posted On: March 30, 2015
Hon Porsha Stubbs, Minister of Tourism Turks & Caicos, Dr. Kingsly Been, Chairman of Turks & Caicos Tourism Board Mrs. Lavern Skippings-Reynolds, Airport Manager, Providenciales Internatio... {Read More}
Emerge Gospel Challenge Grand Finale
Posted On: March 30, 2015
The first ever Emerge gospel Challenge Antigua culminated at the SJPC House of Restoration Ministries where the top 10 contestants battled for the coveted $50000 EC prize package which includes $5000 ... {Read More}
Ministry of Social Transformation and Human Resource Development celebrates Social Work Week
Posted On: March 26, 2015
As the Ministry of Social Transformation and Human Resource Development celebrates Social Work Week under the theme “Social Work Paves the Way for Change”, the Staff has been encouraged to... {Read More}
Youth Media 2015 Easter Training Workshop Registration Opens
Posted On: March 25, 2015
The Department of Youth Affairs, in conjunction with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has opened registration for its annual Youth Media Easter Training Workshop, which will run from ... {Read More}
Former Manager of Carlisle Bay Resort Supports Callaloo Cay Resort Project
Posted On: March 25, 2015
Former Manager of the Carlisle Bay Resort in Old Road Village, Steve Williams has come out in support of the Callaloo Cay Resort development project earmarked for Morris Bay. Steve Williams was the M... {Read More}
PM Browne's Statement in the House of Representatives on the US INCSR 2015
Posted On: March 24, 2015
Mr Speaker, I rise to make a Statement for the benefit of this Honourable House and the people of Antigua and Barbuda. The statement is made in regard to the widely-publicised 2015 International Narc... {Read More}
LIAT and Antigua State College sign MOU for Engineering Technician Programme
Posted On: March 24, 2015
LIAT’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), David Evans, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Antigua State College (ASC) for an Engineering Technician Training Programme in Aircraft Mainte... {Read More}
Antigua and Barbuda consulate general New York announces mobile unit program
Posted On: March 24, 2015
The Consulate General of Antigua and Barbuda hosted a community meet-and-greet last Thursday with Antigua and Barbuda Nationals, community organization representatives and religious leaders. Antigua a... {Read More}
PM Browne to Pilot New Banking Act in Parliament
Posted On: March 23, 2015
Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Corporate Governance, the Hon. Gaston Browne will pilot a new Banking Act when the House of Representatives meets on Monday 23rd March. The Act, which ... {Read More}
PM Browne Congratulates Israel's newly re-elected Prime Minister Netanyahu
Posted On: March 23, 2015
Prime Minister the Hon. Gaston Browne over the weekend dispatched a congratulatory message to newly re-elected Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu. In his letter, Prime Minister Browne outlin... {Read More}
Antigua and Barbuda Government questions US money laundering report
Posted On: March 20, 2015
The government of Antigua and Barbuda has questioned a report by the United States Department of State that categorises Antigua and Barbuda and six other Caribbean countries as “jurisdictions of... {Read More}