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The Political Leader of the Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party (ABLP), the Honourable Gaston Browne, has described the ruling on boundaries by the High Court today, Wednesday December 4 2013, as “a pyrrhic victory.”
‘Hopelessness and calamity have been brought to our shores’ – that’s according to leader of the Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party, Hon Gaston Browne.
Yesterday in the High Court Justice Brian Cottle ruled that the Antigua and Barbuda Boundaries Commission had not acted unreasonably with their suggestions.
The ABLP was surprised to hear the Minister of Labour, Dr. Errol Cort, describe himself recently as a “proud Minister of Labour”. We do not believe that a Minister of Labour who has presided a record unemployment rate should be proud of his work.
The Political Leader of the Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party (ABLP), who is also the Leader of the Opposition in Parliament, the Hon. Gaston Browne, listened in Parliament today, Thursday November 28 2013, with amazement as the Hon. Harold Lovell, Minister of Finance, backed down and backed away from the proposals put forward by The Tax Policy Review Task Force of the United Progressive Party (UPP) regime.
The Political Leader of the Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party (ABLP), who is also the Leader of the Opposition, the Hon. Gaston Browne, has challenged the Rural North Representative, Mr. John Maginley, to attend the meetings of the important Public Accounts Committee.
Labour Party Will Only Accept New Registration List if it is Meshed with Old List – Senator MarshallNovember 18, 2013
The Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party says it will accept the new voter registration list only on one condition; that is if it is meshed with the previous list.
More tax payers dollars will be spent in legal challenges as the government announces its intention to appeal its most recent court defeat in which the Appeal Court found it unconstitutional for the government to have altered the responsibilities of the Supervisor of Elections without a two-third parliamentary majority or a referendum.
The UPP-Administration led by Baldwin Spencer has been chided for its failure to provide jobs for the young people of Antigua and Barbuda.
One of the members of the Antigua and Barbuda and Barbuda Labour Party, Samantha Marshall, has scuffed at the disclosure that the government intends to appeal the recent court decision regarding the Supervisor of Elections.
During yesterday’s Voice of the people show on Observer radio, residents of the twin island state had the opportunity to pose questions and equally vent their dissatisfaction with the ruling administration.
Should the Administration change, the youth of Antigua & Barbuda can look forward to benefiting from programmes the Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party (ABLP) will be designing, specifically with them in mind.
The UPP Administration led by Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer has engaged on a programme of unprecedented borrowings as the cash-strapped government seeks ways to meet its obligations.
Gary Peters is no longer Chief Administrative Officer of the The Antigua & Barbuda Electoral Commission (ABEC). This comes following hours of deliberations between ABEC Commissioners on Tuesday. His office, which was created in 2011 following an amendment, was made redundant in keeping with a recent court ruling that deemed unlawful the stripping of duties and [...]
There’s a call for the Attorney General, Justin Simon, to resign following last week’s watershed High Court ruling that deemed un-Constitutional the 2011 amendment to the Representation of the People Act that diluted the powers of the Supervisor of Elections.
The official start to the campaign for the 2014 General Elections may be some time away…but the Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party is not resting on its laurels.
The Political Leader of the Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party (ABLP), the Honourable Gaston Browne, has applauded the High Court decision of Wednesday, November 6, 2013, in declaring unconstitutional the several amendments made to the Representation of the People (Amendment) Act 2001 which stripped the Supervisor of Elections of all of her powers.