ablp.agHome / Archives /

Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda / 23 posts found

New Ambassador makes Courtesy Call on Prime Minister Browne

November 21, 2014 @ 11:12 AM
by ablpadmin
Comments are off for this post.
ST. JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda – 19th November, 2014…….. Prime Minister, the Honourable Gaston Browne on Tuesday received a courtesy call from His Excellency Mr. Aydin Evirgen, the newly accredited Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to Antigua and Barbuda. During their deliberations Prime Minister Browne expressed his pleasure in taking a further step to deepen and strengthen relations between the two countries. Ambassador Evirgen in his response thanked the Prime Minister for extending the kind courtesies to him and noted that he looks forward to exploring the cooperation between the two countries in the area of trade, investments and education. Throughout their [...]

ASC Students Benefit from Tourism Talk

November 19, 2014 @ 1:55 AM
by ablpadmin
Comments are off for this post.
ST. JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda – November 17, 2014…… The Marketing Class of 2014 at the Antigua State College  was recently addressed by Lady Sandra Williams, wife of Governor General Sir Rodney Williams.  Lady WIlliams delivered a talk on trends, issues and opportunities in tourism from international, regional and local perspectives.Marketing Instructor , Mrs. Diane Cornelius, remarked:  "The students , our planners and leaders of tomorrow, were able to glean much valuable information.  Their critical thinking on Antigua and Barbuda's tourism industry has been sharpened as a result of this presentation.  They were able to participate in useful discussion on the subject matter, and [...]

Gaston Browne Administration Attracts another Multi-Million Dollar Investment Project

November 14, 2014 @ 2:32 PM
by ablpadmin
Comments are off for this post.
ST. JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda – 14th November, 2014…….The Gaston Browne Administration earlier this week made another significant stride towards the realization of making Antigua and Barbuda the economic powerhouse of the Caribbean, with the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement for a project valued over US $200 million dollars. Prime Minister, the Hon. Gaston Browne and Antigua and Barbuda’s newly appointed Ambassador to the Republic of Cyprus, His Excellency Dr. Aly El Dakroury, representing SunnyHill Group Limited, signed the MOA that will result in the construction and development of over four hundred units as a world-class hotel complex to be [...]

Press Statement by the Honourable Asot Michael, Minister of Tourism, Economic Development, Investment and Energy to Commemorate CARICOM Energy Week 2014

November 13, 2014 @ 9:59 AM
by ablpadmin
Comments are off for this post.
“Achieving Climate, Environmental and Economic Resilience through Sustainable Energy” Antigua and Barbuda joins this year with the other members of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) to celebrate CARICOM Energy WEEK 2014 under the theme of “Achieving Climate, Environmental and Economic Resilience through Sustainable Energy”. This theme is reflective of the efforts being made by the new administration of Antigua and Barbuda to promote an energy policy which is reflective of the needs of the country and specifically where possible to reduce the cost of energy to the consumer, to harness our country’s considerable renewable energy resources, and to encourage energy efficiency [...]

Antiguan & Barbudan Students Celebrate Independence Overseas

November 9, 2014 @ 12:40 PM
by ablpadmin
Comments are off for this post.
“Rebuilding our Nation with Togetherness, Commitment and Perseverance”. New York, November 4th, 2014: Antiguan & Barbudan nationals studying in the United States celebrated the 33rd anniversary of the country’s Independence at the official Thanksgiving Service held in New York last Sunday, October 26, 2014. The service was hosted at the Bethel Gospel Assembly in Harlem, New York by the United Nation’s Ambassador Designate, Dr. Walton “Aubrey” Webson. The contingent of over twenty (20) students who are attending various institutions of higher learning in New York, including Monroe College, Mercy College and City College, are members of the recently founded Antigua [...]

Minster’s Remarks for Appreciation Dinner

November 6, 2014 @ 2:30 PM
by ablpadmin
Comments are off for this post.
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
by ablpadmin
Comments are off for this post.
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
by ablpadmin
Comments are off for this post.
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
by ablpadmin
Comments are off for this post.
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
by ablpadmin
Comments are off for this post.
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 [...]