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Antigua and Barbuda Sends Trade Mission to Dominican Republic

 Above: Santo Domingo By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Antigua and Barbuda is sending a trade mission to the Dominican Republic this week. The delegation, which was sent in collaboration with the Caribbean Export Agency, includes members of …

Antigua to See More UK Airlift

 Above: Antigua’s booth at World Travel Market By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda expects will see increased airlift out of the United Kingdom this season, according to Tourism Minister John Maginley. Most notably, beginning Dec. 19, Antigua will …

Antigua and Barbuda, China Sign Deal on Community Centre Project

 Above: Antigua PM Baldwin Spencer and Ren Gonping, China’s Ambassador to Antigua By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda and China have signed an agreement for the construction of a “multipurpose community centre” as part of the Gray’s Green …

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 Above: Antigua Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Dr Baldwin Spencer has officially launched the country’s new Citizenship By Investment Programme. The project comes two years after Antigua’s Citizenship By Investment Task …

 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: a map of the quake (USGS) By the Caribbean Journal staff A 4.9-magnitude earthquake near Barbuda caused light shaking in Antigua, St Kitts and Guadeloupe Monday morning, according to the United States Geological Survey. The quake, which occurred at …

 Above: Antigua (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda will receive a $10 million loan from the World Bank, following approval by the bank’s Board of Directors. The loan will support the government’s efforts to “improve public …

 Above: a map of the quake (USGS) A 4.8-magnitude earthquake caused shaking across the northeastern Caribbean on Saturday evening, according to the United States Geological Survey. The quake was felt as far north as St Maarten, as far south as …

 Above: Antigua (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda Governor General Louise Lake Tack is leading a delegation to China this week. The Governor General will be participating in a cultural forum and meeting with “key government …

 Above: Tourism Minister John Maginley and Ambassador Ren Gongping By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Minister John Maginley met with newly-appointed Chinese Ambassador to Antigua Ren Gongping during a courtesy call on Thursday. Maginley, who will speak …

 Above: St John’s (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The International Monetary Fund’s Executive Board has approved a $10.162 million disbursement to Antigua and Barbuda, following the completion of its eight and ninth reviews of the country’s economic performance …

 Above: Antigua PM Baldwin Spencer and Swiss Ambassador Line Marie Leon-Pernet By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua Prime Minister Dr Baldwin Spencer met last week with Line Marie Leon-Pernet, Switzerland’s new Ambassador to the country. The two sides focused on …

 Above: Antigua (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A delegation from China’s EXIM Bank led by Vice President Zhu Hongji began a visit to Antigua on Wednesday. The purpose of the trip is to observe the construction and status …

 Above: Antigua (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda’s real GDP grew by 1.6 percent in 2012, buoyed by a recovery in tourism and construction, and the country’s recovery will continue in 2013, according to the International …

 Above: Antigua (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian carrier WestJet will be extending its flying schedule into Antigua and Barbuda, the airline announced this week. Service will be extended through Oct. 26. The company first added its Antigua …

 Above: St Kitts (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The United States Peace Corps is phasing out of St Kitts and Nevis and Antigua and Barbuda due to the two countries’ reaching a “high level of development.” The Peace …

 Above: Antigua (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The World Bank recently concluded a three-day visit to Antigua and Barbuda to explore a development policy loan for the country. The team came to Antigua from Feb. 12 to Feb. …