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Antigua and Barbuda Receives Royal Visit from Sacred Military Constantinian Order of St. George

November 4, 2014 @ 6:34 AM
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ST. JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda – 2nd November 2014………On Saturday 1st November, His Royal Highness Prince Charles of Bourbon Two Sicilies, The Duke of Castro, Grand Master of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of St. George and Princess Camile and His Eminence Renato Raffaele Cardinal Martino, Grand Prior of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of St. George and members of the Order commenced a four-day visit to Antigua and Barbuda. The Party received a Guard of Honour upon arrival and during the course of day one of their visit, met with Governor General Sir Rodney Williams and Prime Minister the [...]

Antigua and Barbuda Receives Royal Visit from Sacred Military Constantinian Order of St. George

November 4, 2014 @ 6:18 AM
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ST. JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda – 2nd November 2014………On Saturday 1st November, His Royal Highness Prince Charles of Bourbon Two Sicilies, The Duke of Castro, Grand Master of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of St. George, Princess Camile and His Eminence Renato Raffaele Cardinal Martino, Grand Prior of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of St. George and members of the Order commenced a four day visit to Antigua and Barbuda. We present to you additional photos of Day One of the visit. [epa-album id="35958" show_title="false" display="excerpt"]

Kylin International Group Presents Billion Dollar Investment Proposal to Prime Minister Gaston Browne

October 17, 2014 @ 9:02 PM
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ST. JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda – 17th October, 2014…….Prime Minister Gaston Browne and Ministers of the Government of Antigua and Barbuda welcomed the Kylin International Group, headed by its Chairman Mr. Lawrence McDonough to the weekly Cabinet Meeting on Wednesday, October 15 2014. The Kylin International Group is planning to spend more than US$2.2 billion dollars on relocating the St. John’s cargo port, extending the wharf at the Deepwater Harbour, developing three new finger piers, dredging the Harbour channel and turning basin to 60 feet, in order to accommodate the largest cruise vessels sailing today. The Kylin Group, working in conjunction with [...]

PM Browne Condemns Political Assassination in Venezuela

October 10, 2014 @ 11:42 PM
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T. JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda – October 9, 2014……In a statement from his office today, Prime Minister Gaston Browne unequivocally condemned the brutal assassination of a political figure in Venezuela and the intensification of political violence in the South American country. PM Browne was reacting to the recent assassination in Caracas of a member of Parliament from the ruling party. Robert Serra, a young lawyer and legislator from the ruling PSUV party, was brutally murdered in his home, along with his partner Maria Herrera. ‘This is a brutal assault on democracy that needs to be condemned,’ Browne said. ‘The callous [...]

Turkey Donates over Two Million US Dollars to Antigua and Barbuda

October 1, 2014 @ 12:15 AM
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NEW YORK, NY, USA – 28th September, 2014……..Prime Minister the Hon. Gaston Browne in a meeting with President of the Republic of Turkey Tayyip Erdogan in New York last week, secured over two million US dollars in grant aid for Antigua and Barbuda. During the meeting with President Erdogan, Prime Minister Browne expressed Antigua and Barbuda’s desire to further develop the relations between the two countries.  He congratulated President Erdogan on being the first president to be elected by the people of Turkey in free and fair elections.  He said that President Erdogan’s leadership has led to Turkey becoming of the [...]

Dr. Walton Alfonso “Aubrey” Webson, MD Named Antigua and Barbuda’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations and Head of the Antigua and Barbuda Office in New York

September 29, 2014 @ 1:59 AM
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NEW YORK, NY, USA – 28th September, 2014……Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda the Hon. Gaston Browne has announced that Dr. Walton Alfonso “Aubrey” Webson has been appointed as the country’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary. In a letter to Secretary General of the United Nations, Prime Minister Browne said the Dr. Webson is an outstanding citizen of Antigua and Barbuda who has made significant contributions to the social development of people with disabilities around the world. “As a visually impaired individual, Dr. Webson has worked extensively in Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa, helping [...]

Minister the Honourable Asot Michael, Minister of Tourism, Economic Development, Investment & Energy attends the Annual Monaco Yacht Show

September 27, 2014 @ 9:56 AM
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The Minister of Tourism, Economic Development,  Investment & Energy, The Hon Asot Michael attending the annual Monaco Yacht Show (MYS), the world’s major event in Super Yachting, where more than 500 major companies in luxury yachting and 105 spectacular super and mega yachts afloat, exhibit every year.  With an average attendance of 33,000 participants, the MYS is the unique occasion in the year to meet the top managers of yachting companies and persons of influence in the Industry.  Minister Michael is taking advantage of this event to promote Antigua & Barbuda, as yachting is one of the key tourism activities [...]

Minister Asot Michael, Minister of Tourism, Economic Development, Investment and Energy meets with Compete Caribbean and Representatives of the ABIA

September 11, 2014 @ 11:47 AM
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The Hon. Minister Asot Michael, Minister of Tourism, Economic Development Investment and Energy, met with representatives of Compete Caribbean and representatives of the Antigua & Barbuda Investment Authority (ABIA) to discuss the next phase of ongoing projects that are currently being (co-)funded and facilitated by Compete Caribbean. The Government of Antigua and Barbuda has received financing from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) under the project named “Compete Caribbean’ for the purpose of ‘Strengthening Investment Attraction in Antigua and Barbuda’ (A1-CC2023) Compete Caribbean has been engaged with various projects in Antigua & Barbuda, and in particular ‘the Strengthening of Investment Attraction’ [...]

Antigua and Barbuda Calls for Partnerships in Climate Change Fight

September 8, 2014 @ 8:09 AM
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APIA, Samoa, - 7th September, 2014… Antigua and Barbuda’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, the Hon. Charles Fernandez, made a call for increased partnerships among Small Island Developing States (SIDS) to build resiliency to common vulnerabilities. In an address given at the 2014 Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Conference in Apia Samoa, Minister Fernandez indicated that the small size of SIDS economies increases the risk for large investment projects and thus acts as a deterrent to potential investment. Such risks, he suggested however, can be mitigated if four or more SIDS approach creditors together as joint stakeholders in [...]

China’s Communist Party Congratulates Prime Minister Browne and the Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party

September 7, 2014 @ 1:37 AM
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ST. JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda – 21st June, 2014…… Congratulations continue to be received by Antigua and Barbuda’s newly-elected Prime Minister on his resounding electoral victory of Thursday, June 12 2014. The Prime Minister and his political party were congratulated by the dominant political party of the People’s Republic of China—the Chinese Communist Party. The translated letter, dispatched from Beijing to St. John’s, was delivered by the Embassy of China to the Prime Minister’s Office.  Dated June 18 2014, the International Department of the Central Committee wrote to the Antigua and Barbuda political leader, expressing the wish to strengthen the bonds of [...]