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PM slams EU over latest tax list

 Prime Minister Gaston Browne says the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is being asked to issue a statement condemning the “attack” by the European...

Antigua and Barbuda to record three percent growth in 2019 -CDB

The Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is projecting a three per cent real gross domestic product (GDP) in 2019 for Antigua and...

Banks congratulate ECCB in digital currency launch

The Caribbean Association of Banks (CAB) has congratulated the  Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) on its  decision to issue a blockchain-issued Central Bank Digital...

St. Vincent PM hails LIAT emergency meeting as a success

St. Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves says progress has been made regarding the future direction of the cash-strapped...

Central Bank to launch blockchain currency pilot

The St. Kitts-based Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) Wednesday announced it had signed a contract with the Barbados-based fintech company, Bitt Inc....

New study outlines how to deal with financial burden of natural disasters

The Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) member states are trapped in a vicious circle between natural disasters, weak fiscal frameworks and low...

Local Credit Union Branch Celebrates First Anniversary

The St. John’s Cooperative Credit Union Branch located in the Mandolin Place Mall on Friars Hill Road celebrates its 1-year Anniversary under...

Antigua Hires Lobbyist To Protect EU Visa-Free Access

Antigua and Barbuda is to shell out US$ 250 thousand a year to engage the services of lobbyists as the Citizenship by...

CIP Makes Up 15 Percent Of Treasury Revenue

Prime Minister Gaston Browne has told investors of the positive impact the Citizenship By Investment Programme is having on the country.

New Polymer EC Notes Go Into Circulation May/June

(Winn FM) In just a few months the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) will begin rolling out the new...

Antigua discusses CIP with Malta

The citizenship by investment programme (CIP), was one of the main issues discussed during a bilateral meeting on Wednesday between Prime Minister...

PM Browne in Davos to get more investors for Antigua

Prime Minister the Hon. Gaston Browne is this week in Davos, Switzerland where he will participate in a series of meetings and...

PM Meets With Scotia, Republic Bank Officials

Prime Minister Gaston Browne says a sale Scotiabank Antigua to Republic Bank of Trinidad and Tobago was off the cards when he...

NODS to Trevor Walker: We don’t report to you

(PRESS RELEASE) The National Office of Disaster Services (NODS) does not report to the Member of Parliament for Barbuda...

PM Says Complaints About High Cost of Living Are Lies

Prime Minister Gaston Browne today dismissed as “lies and deceptions,” concerns over the cost of living in Antigua and Barbuda. Pointing...

A budget of new taxes, tax collection measures

Prime Minister Gaston Browne introduced a number of new taxes and announced measures to boost the collection of existing taxes when he...

Blackpine Engine to be transferred to state

An engine set for the generation of electricity known as the Blackpine is to be transferred from the Antigua Power Company...

Gov’t To Borrow More From Credit Suisse

The government says the Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC has agreed to lend it even more money. Officials from the company’s...

PM Supports Increase In Retirement Age For Public Officers

Prime Minister Gaston Browne says he agrees with calls for the retirement age in the public service to be increased.

Second Tranche Of Back Pay Still Pending

Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Gaston Browne has been explaining why the second tranche of back pay has not been distributed...

Scotia Bank Says NO To Meeting With PM

Executives of the Bank of Nova Scotia have turned down a meeting with Prime Minister Gaston Browne. Government's Chief...

Forty Million Dollars To Repair Schools – PM

The government will spend EC$ 40 million to repair a number of schools here, Prime Minister Gaston Browne has said.

Customs Revenues At An All-Time High

The Customs Division made more money in 2018 than it has since its inception, Comptroller of Customs Raju Buddo has confirmed.

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