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Finding Authentic Gelato in Antigua

 Above: The Larder (All photos by CJ) There are all kinds of ways to cool down in Antigua, whether it’s an English Harbour on the rocks or a Wadadli or a dip on Darkwood Beach. But when it comes to …

Antigua PM Appoints New Senators

 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 …

Antigua PM Names New Cabinet

 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 …

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 Above: Antigua PM Gaston Browne and Director of Yida International Investment Antigua Limited, Yida Zhang, sign the agreement on Friday (Photo: ABG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda’s government says it has signed a memorandum agreement with a …

 Above: Antigua (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff An Organization of American States Electoral Observation Mission arrived in St John’s, Antigua on Monday ahead of the country’s national elections on Thursday. The delegation, which was led by Chief of …

 Above: Antigua (Caribbean Journal photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Travel demand for Antigua grew by more than 45 percent in the first quarter of 2014, according to a new report from Expedia. Demand was measured as garnered by Expedia …

 Above: the harbour in St John’s, Antigua (Caribbean Journal photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda’s government has announced plans to undertake a “complete overhaul” of the Port of St John’s, the government announced Tuesday. Plans have already …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Antigua has signed a cooperation agreement with the Regional Council of Martinique. The two parties signed the agreement at the 54th meeting of the OECS Authority in St Lucia last week. Antigua …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Secondary schools across Antigua and Barbuda will get campus-wide Wi-Fi internet as part of the government’s Technology for Education 20/20 Initiative. As part of the programme, LIME will install Wi-Fi access points on all public …

 Above: Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer and Ambassador Liu Hanming (Photo: ABG) China has pledged to further strengthen relations between its government and that of Antigua, according to Chinese Ambassador to Antigua Liu Hanming. The two countries will celebrate the 30th …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Chinese government has handed over a $1.1 million community centre to Antigua, following a ceremony yesterday. Antiguan Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer said the relationship between the two countries was at its highest level in …

 Above: Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer and Ambassador Raul Campos e Castro (Photo: ABG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Brazil’s new Ambassador to Antigua and Barbuda, Raul Campos e Castro, presented his letters of credence yesterday, making him the second resident …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A joint delegation from the European Union and the International Monetary Fund is in Antigua examining its public sector financial management needs. In December, the EU approved a grant of just under $4 million which …