Economy

Tabor urges that CDB loan be put into Social Security, COVID management, relief for...

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Senator Damani Tabor is suggesting ways in which the Gaston Browne Administration can best utilize the EC$67 million loan it has acquired from the...

ECCB Celebrates 38 Years of Service to Region

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The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is celebrating 38 years of service to the Government and people of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union.   The Agreement...

Workers quit over vaccine mandate, leaving vacancies in the public sector

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Some public servants chose to give up their jobs rather than complying with the government’s mandate to take the COVID-19 vaccine. “In some cases, you...

CDB to provide US$32.5 million to Antigua and Barbuda, Anguilla to increase resilience

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The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved loans of US$25 million to Antigua and Barbuda and US$7.5 million to Anguilla to counter COVID-19 fallout...

COVID-19 pandemic has wrecked our economies, CARICOM chairman tells global summit

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Antigua and Barbuda’s prime minister Gaston Browne said on Wednesday that the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has wrecked the economies of the 15-member Caribbean...

Trevor Brathwaite Demits Office as Deputy Governor of the Central Bank

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After 15 and one half years of service to the people of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU), Trevor Brathwaite demitted office as Deputy...

PM Browne to participate in OAS Permanent Council’s Celebration of the Twentieth Anniversary of...

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Prime Minister the Hon. Gaston Browne will on Friday participate in the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) special virtual meeting, at...

Lovell says Social Security should get out of rented buildings to save money to...

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Former Finance Minister Harold Lovell says the cash strapped Social Security Board of Control should not be renting buildings costing it EC$ 750,000 a...

Lovell on Social Security: Just Fix It!

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United Progressive Party leader Harold Lovell says only an immediate and massive cash injection can save the Antigua and Barbuda Social Security Scheme. Pensioners are...

PM: Strain to pay salaries and wages increases month-by-month

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Prime Minister Gaston Browne says it is becoming more difficult to pay salaries and wages. He says however, salaries and wages for the month of...

Prices for several food items saw major increases in the last 12 months

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The Statistics Division, under the Ministry of Finance and Corporate Governance releases the CPI for July 2021. Year-on-Year Analysis The All Items index rose 2.3% for...

Pension payments delayed

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The Antigua & Barbuda Social Security Board (ABSSB) wishes to apologise for the undue delay of pension payments for July 2021. The ABSSB is heavily...

Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) predicts growth in the Antigua...

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(August 31, 2021) Latin America and the Caribbean will grow in 2021, although the pandemic remains present and the crisis worsened the region’s long-standing structural...