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Back pay yet to reach some eligible employees

The government says eligible employees who have not received back pay should not be worried. According to the government,...

Treasury Workers On Weekend Shift To Deliver On Back Pay Promise

Attempting to deliver on its promise to Civil Servants, Government employees at the High Street Treasury Department, are reported to have been...

New Law Will Make Harvesting Of Cannabis Legal For Religion, Medicine

Antigua's newly drafted cannabis law will make lawful the cultivation, harvesting, transportation, and processing of cannabis into medicines, drafters from the ministry...

PM Asks US Ambassador For WTO Monies

On the even of Antigua and Barbuda's 37th anniversary of Independence, Prime Minister Gaston Browne has raised the issue of the monies...

Back Pay Promised By Referendum Day

The government says it will likely pay civil servants their long overdue backpay on the same day that Antigua and Barbuda votes...

Antigua Drops Again In Doing Business Report

The World Bank says Antigua and Barbuda has only implemented one reform resulting in a less than desirable spot in the latest...

Hundreds Of Land Owners To Be Impacted By Road Works

The names of hundreds of property owners have been published as the government seeks to acquire land as part of the ongoing...

Digicel Considers Possible Alliance With APUA – Gov’t

The government says Digicel is considering striking a deal with APUA which would benefit both companies. It was reported...

Antigua and Barbuda Level Up In Global Passport Power Ranking

According to the latest results of the Henley Passport Index, Antigua and Barbuda has climbed the Global Passport Ranking to a score...

US company wants to build ‘sturdy’ homes in Antigua

Popular Designs, a company out of the USA is seeking Cabinet approval for the construction of “sturdy homes at US$85.00 per square...

New System Leads To Collection Of More Taxes

The government says it has seen an increase in the collection so taxes since the introduction of a new electronic system at...

Canada legalises cannabis for recreational use

Canada has legalised marijuana for recreational use, making it the largest country with a legal national pot market. Cannabis...

Whoopi wants to build multi-million dollar Cannabis Wellness Resort

Actress and Comedian Whoopi Goldberg has told the government of Antigua and Barbuda that she wants to build a 200-room cannabis wellness...

Antigua leads Caribbean economic growth-ECLAC

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) is predicting that Caribbean economies will grow by 1.7 per cent this...

First tranch of back pay expected by October

The Cabinet has reportedly decided to pay millions owed in back pay to civil servants in two tranches.

PM promises back pay before year-end

Prime Minister Gaston Browne has told public servants that their long-awaited back pay will come before the end of 2018.

Government appeals injunction against Barbuda Airport

Prime Minister Gaston Browne says he is confident that an injunction barring the construction of a new airport on Barbuda will be...

ECCB warns citizens that new Bitcoin ATM machine is not authorized

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) and the Financial Services Regulatory Commission of St Kitts and Nevis (FSRC) have warned citizens that a Bitcoin...

PM Browne to address regional budget and climate change at OECS summit

(Press Release) Prime Minister Gaston Browne is currently in Saint Lucia for the Organization of the Eastern Caribbean Sates (OECS) Heads of Government meeting, where...

Mexico recommits to assisting with housing project

His Excellency Oscar Esparza-Vargas, Ambassador of the United Mexican States, on Tuesday paid a courtesy call on the Honourable Gaston Browne, Prime Minister of...

31 million US dollars in remittances sent to Antigua in 2017

Guess how much money exactly was sent back to the Caribbean from immigrants globally last year? If you guessed USD 13.5 billion, then you are...

Access To Finance A Challenge For Small Business

Executive Director of the Antigua and Barbuda Investment Authority (ABIA), Henderson Fields, says access to finance is one of the challenges faced by small...

Antigua moving ahead with Cryptocurrency Exchange

  As the government sets its sight on the cryptocurrency exchange a prominent United States-based economist has described cryptocurrency as a “bubble” and does not believe...

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