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Antigua Launches Training For Mobile App Development

 Above: the training workshop this week By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda’s recently-opened ICT Cadet Training Facility recently held its first training workshop on the development of mobile apps. The workshop, which the government said was oversubscribed, is …

Antigua’s Rosewood Jumby Bay Names New Executive Chef

 Above: Rosewood Jumby Bay By the Caribbean Journal staff The Rosewood Jumby Bay resort in Antigua has named Sylvain Hervochon its new executive chef. Hervochon will lead the culinary team at the resort, which includes the restaurants the Estate House, …

Antigua’s John Ashe Begins Tenure as UN General Assembly President

 Above: Ambassador John Ashe (UN Photo/Rick Bajornas) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador Dr John Ashe has officially begun his term as president of the United Nations General Assembly. Ashe’s opening address to the 68th session of …

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 Above: Antigua Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer is leading a delegation to the UN General Assembly this week. Spencer’s visit comes as Antigua’s own John Ashe readies to serve …

 Above: the Burj Khalifa By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda Finance Minister Harold Lovell has returned to the country following a trip to Dubai, the Ministry announced. Lovell was in the United Arab Emirates to present at the …

 Above: Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer at the ribbon-cutting By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda has officially inaugurated a new ICT Cadet Training facility in the country. The facility, which is the product of a partnership between the government …

 Above: Antigua’s Parliament By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda’s government has officially opened its new Citizenship Investment Unit. The unit, which will be led by Canadian Don Myatt, will be housed in the ABI Financial Centre. It will …

 Above: the meeting in Antigua By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua Education, Youth, Sports and Gender Affairs Minister Dr Jacqui Quinn-Leandro held talks this week with Chinese Ambassador to Antigua Ren Gongping to discuss ways the Chinese government can assist …

 Above: the airport approach road By the Caribbean Journal staff Motorists heading to the VC Bird International Airport in Antigua will be getting a lift from the environment, thanks to a new solar installation on the airport approach road. Agencies …

 GREEN can mean many different things. It can mean energy efficient, or it can mean entirely reliant on green fuels. It can mean environmentally friendly, but it can also mean community-friendly. When it comes to tourism, green means everything from …

 Above: the winners of the Antigua and Barbuda Hamptons Challenge By the Caribbean Journal staff The spirit of Antigua and Barbuda was on full display this weekend in the Hamptons for the second annual Antigua and Barbuda Hamptons Challenge. The …

 Above: the signing ceremony (Photo: ABG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda has signed a $10 million loan agreement with the World Bank. The loan will finance public and private sector reform activities over a five-year period, according …

 Above: Carnival in Antigua By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua concluded its 2013 Carnival celebrations in St John’s Tuesday night. The festival, which began at the end of July, was a whirlwind tour of the country’s arts, culture and music. …

 Above: Carnival in Antigua (Photo: GA) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua has begun its 2013 carnival, with the revelry starting on the streets of St John’s on Saturday. With Mas bands, pageant contenders and steel bands, the twin-island country’s …

 Above: Galley Bay Resort & Spa By the Caribbean Journal staff Three Antigua resorts will be featured on the two-part season finale episode of ABC television show, “The Bachelorette.” The episode, scheduled to air on Monday, July 29 and Monday …

 CALL THEM what you want; Bed and Breakfasts, Specialty Lodges, Intimate Inns, Boutique Hotels, the very definition of Caribbean hospitality and charm can be found in its smallest places.  The sheer variety of Caribbean accommodations and hospitality can boggle the …

 CHOOSING THE Caribbean’s best all inclusive resorts is a bit like choosing a list of its best restaurants — it simply begs for a definition. And the definition of “all-inclusive” has changed a lot over the years. All-inclusive properties have …

 Above: Parliament in Antigua (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda will be launching a new pilot project called “Zero Hunger.” The project is a joint collaboration between Antigua’s government, the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture, …