Last night I heard the Prime Minister accuse the Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal of ‘extra ordinary and inexplicable delay.’ This is an extraordinary and disingenuous allegation by the Prime Minister, and another transparent example of a complete lack of honest leadership. The Court of Appeal is now his political excuse for his failures as Leader and the complete mess and delays engineered by himself, his party and cronies on the various Commissions. The Labour Party condemns this cheap shot at the integrity of the Court of Appeal. The Court is fully aware of its obligations to the people of [...]
The attention of the Antigua and Barbuda Bar Council has been drawn to certain comments made via the Radio Observer on a radio programme known as “The Voice Of The People” and broadcasted on the 23rdApril, 2014. The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mrs. D. Gisele Isaac-Arindell was invited by the host of the show to comment inter alia on two matters before the Court of Appeal touching and concerning National Elections at this time constitutionally due in Antigua and Barbuda, namely: (1) The Hon. Gaston Browne et al v. The Constituency Boundaries Commission and (2) Hon. Gaston Browne [...]
‘The ABLP Central Youth for Labour showed their support for candidate Lennox Weston as he greeted his supporters in St. Philips South. The echoing response in the village of Freetown and affirms the disgust for the broken promises and failed policies under the UPP government. Once a UPP strong-hold, Freetown is now increasingly supporting Team Labour. Team Weston and the ABLP Central Youth for Labour left on a high note from the pledged support and the prospect of change in the Freetown Village. They are ready!
The Present Position In Antigua & Barbuda 1. The Constitution provides for a regular process under which constituency boundaries are reviewed. 2. Section 63 (1) provides for a Commission, as follows There shall be a Constituencies Boundaries Commission for Antigua and Barbuda which shall be appointed from time to time to review the number, and the boundaries, of the constituencies and report thereon to the Speaker in accordance with the provisions of this Part … Click the Image for complete press release
MEDIA STATEMENT The Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party (ABLP) has responded to the injudicious remarks made by the Speaker of the House, Hon. D. Gisele Isaac-Arrindell, on the Observer Radio program of Wednesday, April 23 2014. The Speaker asked aloud, while on the talk-show, “what is there to stop the Governor General from signing the order?” which the Speaker believes would then make lawful the proposed new boundaries of the constituencies in Antigua. The Speaker concluded that there were no impediments preventing signature, since the Constitution trumps any agreement that might have been made. The Speaker was basing her conclusions [...]
"ABLP candidates for St. Pauls and St. Mary's North partner to maintain the momentum of support on the ground. Comrade Chairman Chet Greene and Comrade Molwyn Joseph's team brought cheer and hope to Martin's village with the promise of change for Antigua and Barbuda under the ABLP. Team Greene shared their disappointment with the failed management and failed promises by the UPP administration and wanted to ensure the message was heard. The youth group also share their support for Comrade Joseph talking to the youths of St. Mary's North and sharing the promise of a better future under the ABLP. [...]
Candidate for St. Mary's South Samantha Marshall and her enthusiastic team speak with residents of Bolans Village to discuss her plans for change. The residents of St. Mary's want roads to be repaired and are fed up with the UPP's mismanagement and lack of consistent support. Samantha along with her dedicated team were pleased with the positive feedback from voters and can feel the anticipation of change amongst voters. Bolans Village is Ready to Rebuild.
On Sunday April 6th the ABLP maintained the high level of excitement from supporters in an island-wide mega whistle-stop. Thousands gathered at the Parliament start and were joined by droves of others along the way. Thousands of supporters lined the streets, and welcome the parade as they ended at the Rural North Public meeting. Comrade Max Fernandez of Rural North, Arthur Nibbs of Barbuda and Londell Benjamin of Rural West all greeted the crowd. Leader Gaston Browne talked of tax relief for business owners, jobs for Antiguans and Barbudans and a tourism conscious economy for the people of Antigua. The [...]
"Candidate for Rural West Londell Benjamin continues his campaign in the Village of Grey's Farm. He was joined by ABLP Leader Gaston Browne as he spoke with the residents of Grey's Farm. The high poverty, and visible neglect under Baldwin Spencer and the UPP have caused the residents to demand for change. The overwhelmingly positive feedback confirms they are ready! Londell Benjamin and Team Benjamin are working together to do everything they can to ensuring the residents of Rural West receive the representation they deserve when he is elected in the upcoming election."
ABLP candidates for the 2014 general elections.