Economy

Government to amend Special Economic Zone Act

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Prime Minister Gaston Browne says the Government of Antigua and Barbuda will go to parliament soon to amend the Special Economic Zone Act. Listen here...

High Non-Performing Loans Can Have Serious Implications for Customers and Banking System

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Experienced banker and Managing Director, Grenada Co-operative Bank Limited Richard Duncan has cautioned that non-performing loans, if allowed to get out of control, can...

ECCB Governor Says the Bank Will Play a Very Active Role to Help Build...

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Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), Timothy N.J. Antoine, says the Bank is committed to support the region’s response to climate change...

10 million dollars cash injection for Social Security

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Cabinet Notes: The Minister of Finance reported that $10,000,000.00 have been dispatched to the Social Security Board to meet their obligations for the months of...

Port Manager provides update on ongoing redevelopment works

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"The beautiful St John's Harbour...currently six months away from completing an amazing Ec$500,000,000 redevelopment. When done we shall have the most versatile, modern and...

USD 110,000 provided to support vulnerable communities in Antigua and Barbuda through Government of...

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After more than a year of battling the socio-economic impacts of the novel Coronavirus , Antigua and Barbuda received a much needed cash injection...

LETTER: Possible Ideas To Solve Issues Faced By Social Security Board

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Dear Editor, I read a very sad letter you posted about a pensioner who has not been paid since June of this year. What that...

The High Prevalence of Non-Communicable Diseases in the Caribbean is Exacerbating the Pandemic’s Impact...

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The high prevalence of non-communicable diseases in the Caribbean – such as high blood pressure, diabetes and cancer – is exacerbating the impact of...

LETTER: Fed Up of The Situation At Social Security Board

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Dear Editor,   I am hungry, anxious, and heavily depressed in the current state of finances I am in currently. I have not gotten a pension...

PM tells hoteliers to fix their product to pay staff better

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Prime Minister Gaston Browne has made the case for better wages for hotel workers in Antigua & Barbuda. He says what some hotel workers are...

New Deputy Central Bank Governor Excited About Regional Transformation

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Newly appointed Deputy Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), Dr Valda Henry, is excited about the prospects of transforming the Eastern Caribbean...

PM predicts 10% economic growth in 2022

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Prime Minister Gaston Browne is predicting a return to a high level of growth in the Antigua and Barbuda economic next year. Browne was speaking...

Browne chairs Commonwealth Finance Ministers Meeting

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Last Tuesday, Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Corporate Governance and Public-Private Partnerships, the Hon. Gaston Browne, chaired the 2021 Commonwealth Finance Ministers Meeting...