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Minster’s Remarks for Appreciation Dinner

November 6, 2014 @ 2:30 PM
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Honourable Asot Michael Minister of Tourism, Economic Development & Energy Government of Antigua and Barbuda WTM Partners Appreciation Dinner ADDRESS to Invitees 3rd November, 2014 Good evening ladies and gentlemen…. First of all, I would like to extend my sincere gratitude to all of you for joining us for dinner this evening. I always enjoy being in the United Kingdom and had the privilege of being here a month ago to participate in the Lord Taverner’s fund raising dinner held in honor of the legendary cricketer, our own Sir Vivian Richards. Sir Viv and I were doing our small part [...]

ANTIGUA’S NEW MINISTERS OF TOURISM AND SPORT VISIT WORLD TRAVEL MARKET (WTM) IN THE UK, ANTIGUA’S NUMBER ONE EUROPEAN MARKET

November 6, 2014 @ 10:33 AM
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The Antigua and Barbuda  has a major presence at the 35th World Travel Market in London (3-6 November). The high level delegation of senior officials included; Honourable Asot Michael – Minister of Tourism, Economic Development, Investment and Energy,Honourable E. P. Chet Greene – Minister of Trade, Industry, Commerce, Sports, Culture & National Festivals, Colin James - CEO Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority Ms. Paula Frederick Hunte – Permanent Secretary, Ms. Shirlene Nibbs - Consultant, Ministry of Tourism, Mr. Rohan Hector – Chairman, St. John’s Development Cooperation, Mr. Neil Forrester – General Manager, Antigua Hotels and Tourist Association (AHTA) and Ms. [...]

PM Browne attends Special CARICOM Meeting on the EBOLA Epidemic

November 6, 2014 @ 10:16 AM
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PORT-OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago, 4th November, 2014…….Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda and Chairman of the Caribbean Community, CARICOM the Hon. Gaston Browne on Tuesday led discussions among heads at a special meeting in Trinidad and Tobago on Public Health challenges. Prime Minister Browne noted that the aim of the one-day meeting was designed to come up with a plan to address the Ebola and Chikungunya challenges, in addition to the selection of a CARICOM Candidate for the position of Commonwealth Secretary-General. Prime Minister Browne outlined that the meeting agreed to a ten-point action plan to stop the spread of the Ebola [...]

Lower House of Parliament to Commence Debate on Nine Bills on Thursday

November 6, 2014 @ 9:12 AM
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ST. JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda – 5th November 2014…….Eight bills are down for debate with the Lower House of Parliament meets for another session on Thursday. Members will bebate the Criminal Procedure Amendment Bill, Criminal Law Amendment Bill, Workmen’s Compensation Amendment Bill, Misuse of Drugs Amendment Bill, Maritime Piracy Amendment Bill, The Defamation Bill, Merchant Shipping Amendment Bill, The Friendly Societies Amendment Bill and The International Business Corporation Amendment Bill. The International Business Corporation Amendment Bill seeks to amend the IBC Act and make provision to require unlicensed corporations to keep accounting records at the office of the registered agent or at [...]

Prime Minister the Hon. Gaston Browne Receives Knighthood from Sacred Military Constantinian Order of St. George

November 4, 2014 @ 8:23 AM
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St. JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda – 4th November, 2014……Grand Master of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of St. George, His Royal Highness Prince Charges of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duke of Castro, on Sunday conferred a Knighthood on the Hon. Gaston Browne, in his capacity as Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda. During a ceremony at Government House on Sunday, the Countries leader received the Silver Benemerenti Medal of the Sacred Military Order of St George and Knight Grand Cross of the Royal order of Francis I. The text of the Citation Reads: “On the occasion of the Official Visit by the Grand Master and [...]

Former Prime Minister the Hon. Lester Bryant Bird to be confered the Honour of National Hero of Antigua and Barbuda on Monday

November 4, 2014 @ 6:48 AM
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ST. JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda – 1st November, 2014…..Preparations are well advanced for confering of the National Honour of Knight Companion of the Most Exalted Order of National Hero on Former Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda and Parliamentary Representative of the St. John’s Rural East Constituency, the Hon. Lester Bryant Bird at the National Ceremonial Parade on Monday. Prime Minister the Hon. Gaston Browne in his address to the nation to celebrate the country’s 33rd Anniversary of Independence, announced that the Hon. Lester Bird is one of the architects of the new Antigua and Barbuda and is deserving of the country’s highest honour. “Sir. [...]

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 Meets US on WTO Gaming Issue

October 1, 2014 @ 12:32 AM
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NEW YORK, NY, USA – 29th September 2014…….Prime Minister the Honourable Gaston Browne, one day following his address at the United Nations General Assembly during which he called on the United States Government to settle the outstanding WTO Gaming issue with Antigua and Barbuda, held bilateral talks with senior US officials designed to resolve the issue. Prime Minister Browne met US Trade Representative, Mr. Michael Froman at the UN Mission of Antigua and Barbuda on Friday morning where both men sat down to open dialogue about the stalled trade dispute and discussed practical ways in which the matter could be brought to a [...]