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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...

ABLP releases its ‘Code of Ethics’ for its parliamentarians and “other officials”

(Press Release) RESOLUTION OF THE CENTRAL EXECUTIVE OF THE ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA LABOUR PARTY: March 2, 2012 Emancipation House 46 North Street St. John’s, ANTIGUA WE, the members of the...

All political parties declare Campaign Financing Statement

Political parties in Antigua and Barbuda have escaped having to pay a penalty to the Antigua and Barbuda Electoral Commission (ABEC). That is because, according...
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VIDEO: ABCRE doesn’t believe in snap elections

In the wake of the recent “snap” General Elections in Antigua and Barbuda back the group Antigua and Barbudans for Constitution Reform and Education...

Hurst provides ways parties “evade” campaign finance reporting requirements

To elude the disclosure of particular donors and/or donor agencies, government’s spokesman Lionel “Max” Hurst said that political parties either accept contributions before the...

ABEC issues warning to political parties over campaign finance reporting

The Antigua Barbuda Electoral Commission says it will implement the penalty for political parties who do not disclose the sources of their campaign financing...

Speaker shows the middle finger during live broadcast of parliament

House Speaker Sir Gerald Watt is alleging that former speaker D. Giselle Isaac used an expletive gesture in the House of Assembly last week and...

Visa-free access among many proposals by Foreign Affairs Minister made to India

(Press Release) Foreign Affairs Minister E.P. Chet Greene hosted a high-level meeting with a diplomatic delegation from India, comprising of the Honourable Mr. C.R. Chaudhary,...

UK to open High Commission in Antigua

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson announced that his country will open an Embassy in Antigua and Barbuda and a number of other OECS states. The...

DNA appoints spokespersons on various national issues

On the cusp of its first anniversary tomorrow the new Democratic National Alliance has appointed a list of spokespersons on various areas of national...

FULL STATEMENT: Antigua and Barbuda Government Responds To Allegations Made By Online Bloggers

(PRESS RELEASE) The Government of Antigua and Barbuda has exposed two convicted criminals who are now selling themselves as Financial Crime Consultants through internet blog...

PM makes “final offer” in back pay negotiations with unions

Prime Minister Gaston Browne has called on unions representing public servants to accept his government's "final offer" for the settlement of long overdue back...

New session of Parliament begins with Governor General outlining priorities of new government

A new session of the Antigua and Barbuda government began here on Friday, nearly a month after Prime Minister Gaston Browne led his Antigua...

Officials prepare to hold by-election for Barbuda Council seat

(RELEASE) In accordance with Sections 9 (1) and 13 (1) c, of the Barbuda Local Government Act, which governs the Barbuda Council, a by-election is...

Opposition parties disagree with plans to rename hospital after former prime minister

Opposition parties here have criticised the decision by the Antigua and Barbuda government to rename the St. John’s Medical Center after former prime minister...

GG to deliver Throne Speech next Friday

The government announced today that the Throne Speech will be delivered on Friday, April 13, 2018, at 9:30 am. That will be the very First Session of...

OECS hails Browne victory as a vote of optimism

OECS Director General Dr. Didacus Jules is describing the recent Antigua Barbuda Labour Party victory as a vote for optimism and continuity in the direction...

Lovell open to merger with DNA

By Desmond Brown – Executive Editor Mere days after the United Progressive Party (UPP) was soundly beaten by the Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party (ABLP)...

Opposition party preparing for next general election in 2023

The leader of the main opposition United Progressive Party (UPP), Harold Lovell, says the party has started the process of preparing itself for the...

Historic number of women appointed to Senate

For the first time in Antigua and Barbuda’s history, nine of the seventeen senators in the Upper House are women. President of the Senate, Alincia...

PM blames ABLP candidate for loss in All Saints East

Prime Minister Gaston Browne has blasted his party colleague’s poor performance and his “complacency” as reasons for his loss in All Saints East and...

Pointe FM Radio personality among new government senators

The composition of the Senate on the government’s side of the aisle will change drastically for in the new parliamentary term. Mary Claire Hurst replaces...

Walker says he wasn’t approached to be Opposition Leader

Veteran politician Trevor Walker said he was not approached for the position of Opposition Leader in the new Parliament after the lone successful candidate...

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