Economy

Last month saw a major increase in the price of fruits

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Consumer Price Index (CPI) December-202 St John’s Antigua, January 21, 2022. The Statistics Division, under the Ministry of Finance and Corporate Governance releases the CPI...

COVID-19 decimated Caribbean economies. The U.S. should do more to help, Browne says

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MIAMI HERALD: The COVID-19 pandemic has decimated economies across the tourism-dependent Caribbean costing losses as high as 20 percent in some countries in just one...

Holland investors planning to spend 300 million dollars in Antigua and Barbuda

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Cabinet Notes: The Cabinet held a google meeting with an investment team in Holland joined by their lawyer in Antigua.   The team is planning to spend...

Antigua Government to Decide Whether or Not to Lift State of Emergency

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The Antigua and Barbuda government said it will decide on December 15 whether or not to lift the state of emergency (SOE) that has...

ECCB Revokes Bank of Nova Scotia’s Banking Licence

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The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) advises that effective 6 December, it has revoked the banking licence of Bank of Nova Scotia, located in...

PM Browne attends UAE’s Golden Jubilee celebration at Expo 2020 Dubai

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Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence and Commissioner-General of Expo 2020 Dubai, attended the UAE’s Golden Jubilee celebration at...

Price of meat rose 8.1% in the last 12 months

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St John’s Antigua, November 30, 2021. The Statistics Division, under the Ministry of Finance and Corporate Governance releases the CPI for Oct 2021   Year-on-Year Analysis   The All...

Unvaccinated public sector workers to return to work

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Even as unvaccinated secondary students will be going  back to school, so, too, will unvaccinated public- and private-sector employees be heading back to their...

These Chicago expats spend $4,762 a month living in Antigua

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SOURCE CNBC: Gabriella and her family have been in Antigua for three years. Gabriella started a copywriting business and her husband Vernon is a professor at...

World Bank recommendations not enough for Caribbean countries to prepare for new Climate shocks

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By Sir Ronald Sanders  (The writer is Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the United States and the Organization of American States.   He is also a Senior...

Remittance flows register robust 7.3% growth in 2021

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Remittances to low- and middle-income countries are projected to have grown a strong 7.3 percent to reach $589 billion in 2021. This return to...