Antigua

Tim Peck: For a Sustainable Tourism Model, Look to Antigua

 Above: Carlisle Bay, Antigua By Tim Peck The Caribbean tourism industry waits with bated breath for the announcement of the OECS Common Tourism Policy on October 1. As the first policy of its kind for our region, a tourism blueprint …

China-Caribbean: The Next Three Years

 Trinidad Foreign Minister Dr Surujrattan Rambachan welcomes Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan to the Diplomatic Centre, St Ann’s, Trinidad (Photo: TGISL) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Chinese government announced six major measures aimed at enhanced cooperation between China and …

Antigua, China Sign Economic Agreement

 Above: China Vice Premier Wang Qishan (Photo: TGISL) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and China signed a $4.68 million economic and trade cooperation agreement following the opening ceremony of the 3rd China-Caribbean Economic and Trade Cooperation Forum in Port …

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 Above: Antigua and China signing the loan rescheduling (Photo: ABG) Antigua and China have agreed on rescheduling the payment period of three interest-free loans between the two countries, the government announced today. The loans were used for the construction of …

 Above: the new plant in Crabbes (Photo: Antigua Government) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua will open a new 30-megawatt power plant in Crabbes this Thursday supplied by the Chinese government. “Antigua, God’s willing, should have no more problems with …

 Above: Scrub Island in BVI By the Caribbean Journal staff A report by the Financial Times’ fDi Intelligence division has named the British Virgin Islands as having the Caribbean’s best quality of life. The report, which ranks what it deems …

 By Alexander Britell The “noble spirit” of rum has captivated the Caribbean for centuries, and Edward Hamilton has devoted himself to exploring it. Hamilton, who began the “Ministry of Rum” website in 1995 and is a leading rum importer based …

 Above: Hipolito Mejia Dominguez (Photo: US DOD) Hipolito Mejia Dominguez, who was the president of the Dominican Republic from 2000 and 2004 and is currently running for the office in 2012, will arrive in Antigua on Friday looking to woo …

 CARICOM’s Edwin Carrington (left) and Irwin LaRocque By the Caribbean Journal staff CARICOM Assistant Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, said the region’s youth would be critical to the success of Caribbean integration. According to LaRocque, who was speaking last week in …

 CARICOM has just concluded its Heads of Government meeting in Guyana, and Antiguan Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer said the group had reaffirmed its commitment to single-market integration. “Much has been accomplished over the years in several areas including functional co-operation …

 The International Monetary Fund has sent a team to Antigua for a third review of the nation’s performance on a stand-by arrangement with the IMF. According to the Ministry of Finance, the IMF team began the review Monday and will …