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Representatives of the ECCU private sector met on 27 November 2013 to discuss the role of tourism sector as the lead transformational sector in the region. The meeting which was held at the ECCB was attended by representatives of the ECCU private sector, Chambers of Industry and Commerce, the Tourism Boards and Authorities, industry stakeholders, [...]
Government has signed a controversial Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Sandals Resort International on Monday for a multi-million dollar Beaches Resort project. Prime Minister Dr. Hon. Baldwin Spencer and Chairman of the resort group Gordon “Butch” Stewart signed the agreement during a pre-budget consultation held at Sandals Grande Antigua Resort. Minister of Finance Hon. Harold [...]
With the deadline to submit applications for the Construct Antigua & Barbuda Initiative (CAB-I) rapidly approaching on March 31, the Antigua & Barbuda Investment Authority (ABIA), along with satisfied programme participants, are urging residents to take full advantage of the savings.
A delegation representing Antigua and Barbuda met with representatives from the office of the United States Trade Representative and a number of other federal agencies on 14th November 2013 in Washington, D.C. in another effort to resolve the longstanding dispute between the two countries at the World Trade Organisation involving the cross border supply of [...]
Antigua & Barbuda’s WTO Gaming Negotiation Team is slated to convene a meeting with the Office of the United States Trade Representatives (USTR) on 14th November 2013 in Washington, DC.
News has come to hand the Baldwin Spencer Administration has recently penned a deal for the sale of the Half Moon Bay Hotel…with an additional 100-acres of land at a cost of US$31 million.
Antigua and Barbuda will be indebted to the Regional Government Securities Market (RGSM) to the tune of $25 million more than initially planned before the end of 2013, according to recent information obtained from the Ministry of Finance.
Leader of the main opposition Antigua Labour Party (ALP), Gaston Browne has criticised Caribbean Community (CARICOM) governments over their failure to support the cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT.
Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves said the resignation of Ian Brunton, the chief executive of the regional airline, LIAT, has come at a most crucial time, but “nobody is indispensible”.
Antigua and Barbuda and sister countries within the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) will record economic growth this year, despite facing the same financial challenges for the past three years.
Come August 15, the government of Antigua and Barbuda will be forging forward with the commissioning of an official office for the still controversial Citizenship by Investment Program (CIP).
Let me state categorically, that the ABLP will eliminate personal income tax in its entirety.
Come August, the public will finally have an opportunity to weigh in on the wealth of changes in the tax system being imposed by the government.
The administration is singing its own praises for having finally honored completely EC$151 million worth of treasury bills that were offered in 2006 on the Regional Government Securities Market (RGSM), two years after taking office. This was the first time in Antiguan history that the RGSM was utilized. And tomorrow, continuing on that stride, another [...]
Political Leader of the Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party Hon. Gaston had come out against the continued imposition of the Personal Income Tax (PIT) on the already tax-burdened population. But his call has not gone without response from the Ministry of Finance.
What has long been a concern for mid-level hotel employees, appears to have been addressed by top hotels in Antigua and Barbuda.
On the heels of considerable success, Wadadli Beer has extended its sponsorship of local artistes, adding three to complement on Monday.