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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.

Gonsalves tells EU to stop bullying CIP countries

 St. Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves has condemned the “bullying” tactics adopted by the European Union with regards...

Family blessed with new home in time for Christmas

A disabled Martin's Village Husband and his family have received the gift of a lifetime, a brand new home right in time...

GG to Barbudans: “Nothing will stop my government’s progress”

Governor General Sir Rodney Williams has sent a firm message to Barbudans who are utilising different ways to challenge the government's vision...

PM: Three thousand new jobs in 2019

Prime Minister, Gaston Browne said thousands of new jobs will be created in the hotel sector in the new year.

Back pay distribution to continue this week

Scores of retired government workers lined up at the Treasury Department to collect backpay payments ton Friday. The department...

Prime Minister Browne invites Scotiabank to early meeting to discuss purchase of Antigua holdings

Prime Minister Gaston Browne has invited competent authorities of the Bank of Nova Scotia to a meeting by 7th January 2019 to...

Fifteen Million Dollars To Boost Social Security

The government says the head of the Antigua Barbuda Social Security Board will be summoned to Cabinet at its next meeting.

PM calls for debt relief, tells leaders stop spending on useless wars

Prime MinisterGaston Browne is calling for the international community to provide debt relief for middle-income countries like Antigua and Barbuda whose status...

Cash Flow Problems Affect Social Security Payments

The Cabinet of Antigua and Barbuda says it has agreed to address the shortcomings of the Social Security Board.

Gov’t To End Tax Concessions To Businesses

The  government says on December 31, 2018, all concessions granted to businesses other than hotels, agriculture and fishing enterprises, shall be discontinued.

Scotia Bank Cancels AIDS Secretariat Partnership Amid Growing Tensions With Gov’t

Due to recent developments, the annual AIDS Secretariat Street Fair which was slated for this coming Friday at the Bank of Nova...

Customs roll out Christmas barrel initiative

The Antigua and Barbuda Customs & Excise Division is pleased to announce that all preparations are moving into place for the Government’s...

Canadian company in multi-million dollar takeover of Sagicor

Sagicor Financial Corporation Limited (Sagicor) says it has entered into a US$536 million arrangement agreement with the Canadian-based firm, Alignvest Acquisition II...

PM Tells Scotia Bank No Sale Without Government Approval

 The Bank of Nova Scotia has been stopped from proceeding with any sale of its operations in Antigua and Barbuda until application...

Derrick Says Creditors Will Be Paid Within The Confines Of Available Resources

The Chief Operating Officer of the Observer Media Group responded to fears expressed by prime minister Gaston Browne over out standing monies...

Residents will soon be able to switch mobile providers without changing their number

The Government of Antigua & Barbuda is moving ahead with plans to implement number portability here. This follows a recent...

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