Economy

ECCB Encourages Financial Preparedness for Natural Disasters

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The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is encouraging the citizens and residents of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union to be financially prepared to respond...

Government remains committed to meeting Salaries, Wages and Pensions

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Acting Accountant General in the Department of the Treasury, Mr. Ickford Roberts today announced that Public Servants have begun receiving salaries for the month...

Gaston Browne government holds meaningful discussions with United Nations General Assembly President

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The President of the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Volkan Bozk?r, visited Antigua and Barbuda from 22 to 24...

Pace of immunisation, new variants accompanied by new lockdowns, curfews and travel protocols have...

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Communiqué of the 99th Meeting of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank   The Ninety-Ninth Meeting of the Monetary Council of the...

Dominican Dr Valda Henry Selected As Next ECCB Deputy Governor

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Following an open process supported by SRI Executive Search and a report from the Monetary Council appointed Selection Panel, which interviewed the shortlisted candidates,...

Food Prices Increase By 2% Over The Last Twelve Months In Antigua and Barbuda

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The Statistics Division, under the Ministry of Finance and Corporate Governance releases the CPI for June 2021   Year-on-Year Analysis   The All Items index rose 0.6% for...

UK and CARICOM hold engagement on access to finance

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On 15 July 2021, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the United Kingdom co-hosted a virtual dialogue on the issue of access to finance. The...

Barbudans to be consulted on the future for their island

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CODRINGTON, Barbuda, July 21, 2021: The Maya Blue Consortium is leading a public consultation on Barbuda starting July 26 2021, with Barbudans in Barbuda,...

UPP’s Housing Plan: Rent-to-own for $900 a month

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United Progressive Party leader Harold Lovell has been telling youth how he will make housing and land available to young people. He told the Dadlipolitics...

Growth with Equity, the Priority in the Post-pandemic Agenda for Latin America and the...

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The pandemic has hit the Latin American and Caribbean region hard. Economies contracted more in 2020 than at any other time in over a...

2021 Marks 45 Years of EC Dollar Peg to US Dollar

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The EC Dollar remains strong after 45 years of being pegged to the US Dollar at a fixed rate of EC$2.70 to US$1.00 on...

CARICOM Heads to address key development issues at meeting Monday and Tuesday

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Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government have the COVID-19 pandemic and the Region’s response high on the agenda for their 42nd Regular Meeting to...