Antigua

Antigua, Dominican Republic Hold Talks

 Above: the bilateral talks in Santo Domingo (Photo: ABG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Minister Asot MIchael met Monday with the Dominican Republic’s Deputy Foreign Minister, Jose Manuel Trullos, to discuss the two countries’ bilateral relations. …

Antigua, China Agree on $32.6 Million Assistance Package

 Above: Antigua PM Gaston Browne in China (Photo: ABG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda and China have agreed on a $32.6 million assistance package, Antigua Prime Minister Gaston Browne announced. According to Browne, who is currently on …

Antigua Prime Minister Visits China

 Above: Antigua Prime Minister Gaston Browne By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne arrived in China Monday for an official visit to the country. In a statement, the government said Browne would be in the …

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 Above: Barbuda By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda’s government says it has big plans for the island of Barbuda. New Governor General Dr Rodney Williams said in his Throne Speech last week that the government had high hopes …

 Above: the Hermitage Bay resort in Antigua By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua’s Hermitage Bay resort is expanding with two new beachfront suites, the property announced this week. The new suites will increase the property’s total number of freestanding suites …

 Above: Antigua Prime Minister Gaston Browne By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua Prime Minister Gaston Browne departed the country this weekend for an investment trip to Italy. Browne, who was joined by Tourism Minister Asot Michael, will pitch investors on …

 Above: Antigua’s Parliament (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda will soon have a new Governor-General. Current Governor-General Dame Louise Lake-Tack will demit office on Aug. 13, as agreed upon with the country’s new government. Lake-Tack, who …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Stephanie Baumeister in Pewaukee, Wisconsin, who sent in this snapshot of Great Bird Island near Antigua. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW …

 Above: Antigua By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda had a very strong first half of 2014 in the tourism sector, according to new data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The twin-island state received 138,317 stopover visitors in the …

 Above: Brazilian military officials in Antigua (Photo: ABG) By the Caribbean Journal staff A delegation of military officials from Brazil visited Antigua and Barbuda this week. The seven-member delegation came after a series of pledges by Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff …

 Above: Antigua Prime Minister Gaston Browne and Sheikh Tariq bin Faisal Al Qassimi By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua Prime Minister Gaston Browne has signed a memorandum of agreement with Sheikh Tariq bin Faisal Al Qassimi on a $120 million …

 Above: the talks in Brazil (Photo: ABG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne met Thursday with Chile President Michelle Bachelet in Brazil on Thursday morning. Browne was in Brazil following his visit to attend …

 Above: the agreement’s signing in Antigua (Photo: ABG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda’s government has signed a memorandum of understanding on a new hotel and housing project. The MOU is a “statement of the mutual intent and …

 Above: Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne By the Caribbean Journal staff Leaders from across the Caribbean region assembled in Antigua and Barbuda this week for the 35th regular meeting of the CARICOM Conference of Heads of Government. The …

 Above: a VI Airlink plane By the Caribbean Journal staff There is a new way to get from Antigua to the British Virgin Islands. The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board announced this week that VI Airlink would be launching new …

 Above: New Antigua Prime Minister Gaston Browne and CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque (Photo: CARICOM) By the Caribbean Journal staff CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque met this week with newly-elected Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne. The two sides’ …

 Above: Antigua’s Parliament (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff New Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne has announced his appointments to the country’s Senate. Browne, whose Antigua Labour Party swept to power in the country’s recent elections, said …

 Above: Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne By the Caribbean Journal staff New Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne has officially unveiled his new Cabinet. The announcement comes after Browne’s Antigua Labour Party swept into power in last …