barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda Plans New Tourism “Action” Agenda

 Above: Antigua and Barbuda By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda is planning to implement a new tourism “action” agenda, the country said this week. The plans come after consultations with at least 50 tourism stakeholders in the public …

Robert De Niro to Develop $250 Million Hotel Project in Barbuda

 Above: Robert De Niro signs the agreement By Alexander Britell Film star Robert De Niro has signed a memorandum of understanding to develop a hotel project on the island of Barbuda. De Niro signed a memorandum of understanding with Prime …

Antigua and Barbuda, Jamaica Plan Collaboration in Shipping Sector

 Above: Jamaican and Antiguan officials in Jamaica (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda and Jamaica are planning to collaborate in the shipping industry, the two sides said this week. The plan is to deepen the Caribbean’s …

LATEST NEWS

 Above: Dubai By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne visited Duba on Friday as part of a wider investment promotion tour. Before arriving in the United Arab Emirates, the Prime Minister visited an International Residency …

 Above: Antigua Prime Minister Gaston Browne and Turkey President Tayyip Erdogan (Photo: ABG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda will soon be receiving a $2 million grant from the government of Turkey, Antigua’s government announced this week. The …

 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 …

 Above: Antigua (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Minister Asot Michael concluded a series of meetings in North America this weekend. The trip included meetings with both cruise and airline partners in the United States …

 Above: Antigua Prime Minister Gaston Browne and Caribbean Development Bank President Dr Warren Smith (Photo: CDB) By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Development Bank President Dr Warren Smith visited Antigua and Barbuda this week for talks with Prime Minister Gaston …

 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: St John’s Harbour in Antigua (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell Can Antigua be the Caribbean’s version of Singapore? That’s the stated goal of the new government of Prime Minister Gaston Browne, whose Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party won the …

 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 …

 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 …

 Above: Antigua’s Parliament (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda heads to the polls Thursday as the country readies to choose its next government. Prime Minister Dr Baldwin Spencer’s United Progressive Party faces off in Thursday’s general …

 There are small Caribbean islands and there are small Caribbean islands. The latter are the places with that extra degree of tranquility (for a region that has some of the most tranquil places in the world as it is). They …

 Above: Guyana President Donald Ramotar and Digicel Chairman Denis O’Brien By the Caribbean Journal staff Digicel Chairman Denis O’Brien called on Guyana President Donald Ramotar in Georgetown this week, the government sad in a statement. O’Brien was joined by the …

 Above: Antigua By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda’s tourism sector is off to a strong start so far in 2014, according to data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. Tourist arrival numbers in January and February were up 9.4 …

 Above: the new National Library in Antigua By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda has completed construction on the country’s new national public library. The completion of the project comes four decades after the country’s public library was damaged …

 Above: Antigua and Barbuda National Security Minister Dr Errol Cort in Brazil (Photo: ABG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda and Brazil have signed a framework agreement in the field of defence and security, the government announced Thursday. …