antigua and barbuda

World Bank Delegation Heads to Antigua

 Above: Antigua’s Parliament By the Caribbean Journal staff A delegation from the World Bank is returning to Antigua and Barbuda today to continue work on a project assisting the government with public sector transformation, labour market policies and social protection. …

Stuart: Identify Challenges to Integration

 Above: Barbados PM Freundel Stuart and CARICOM SG Irwin LaRocque By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbadian Prime Minister Freundel Stuart urged CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque to identify the existing paramount challenges facing regional integration of the Caribbean in a …

Barbados Has Caribbean’s Highest Life Expectancy: United Nations Report

 Above: Harrismith Beach in Barbados (Photo: Barbados Tourism) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados has the highest life expectancy in CARICOM, according to a report released by the United Nations Population Fund. The report, “State of World Population 2012,” was …

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 Above: a new Community Computer Access Centre (Photo: ABG) Following a week-long “digital village” in Antigua, the country’s government is expanding a programme aimed at improving acess to technology. The so-called Technology for Communication, Education and Empowerment Programme will open …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …