Lovell dealt severe defeat in High Court- $1.2 Million dollars of taxpayers money saved
Posted On: May 22, 2015
In his first public act since gaining the leadership of the Opposition United Progressive Party, Mr. Harold Lovell representing Dame Louise Lake-Tack in Her Excellency’s inflated claim for gratuity, was dealt a severe defeat in the High Court of Justice on Thursday afternoon, May 21, 2015.  High Court Judge Brian Cottle ruled that the quantum of the money owed to the former Governor General for gratuity was EC$375,000 (three hundred and seventy-five thousand dollars). Mr. Lovell, a former Finance Minister and the lawyers representing the former Governor General made the highly inflated claim for payment of $1,639,641.46 (one million six hundred and thirty-nine thousand ... {Read More}
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PM Browne tells CDB Governors to Address Challenges now to consolidate gains and secure future
Posted On: May 21, 2015
Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda the Hon. Gaston Browne has told his colleague governors of the Caribbean Development Bank that there are challenges that need addressing as a matter of urgency if... {Read More}
Emergency Medical Services donates an AED device to government house
Posted On: May 21, 2015
 Government House was the recipient of an automated external defibrillator or heart resuscitation machine from the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department in the Ministry of Health.  Ma... {Read More}
Foreign Affairs Minister participates in the OECS Council of Ministers of Foreign Affairs Inaugural Meeting
Posted On: May 20, 2015
The Hon. Charles Fernandez, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade of Antigua and Barbuda joins with his colleague Foreign Affairs Ministers of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean State... {Read More}
Prime Minister Browne attends CDB Board of Governors Meeting in St. Kitts and Nevis
Posted On: May 20, 2015
Prime Minister the Hon. Gaston Browne left the country on Tuesday for Saint Kitts and Nevis for the 45th Annual Meeting of the Caribbean Development Bank’s (CDB) Board of Governors taking p... {Read More}
Education Minister Michael Browne to present nation's Position on Gender Equity in Education at World Education Forum
Posted On: May 20, 2015
Education and Science and Technology Minister the Hon. Michael Browne will on Wednesday present Antigua and Barbuda’s position on Gender Equity in Education at the World Education Foru... {Read More}
Department of Youth Affairs Hosts Parenting workshop
Posted On: May 20, 2015
The Department of Youth Affairs will be hosting a parenting workshop under the theme “Strong Parents, Strong Families”. This workshop is scheduled for June 3rd – June 18th 2015, Wedn... {Read More}
Tourism Offices Launch Summer Program with Travel Agents
Posted On: May 18, 2015
Antigua and Barbuda’s Tourism Offices based in North America have kicked off the summer with a series of familiarization trips geared towards travel agents from the United States and Canada.&nbs... {Read More}
ESSENTIALS OF PROTOCOL SEMINAR HOSTED AT THE GOVERNMENT HOUSE
Posted On: May 18, 2015
 Permanent secretaries, senior civil servants and public and private organization officials participated in one of two seminars on  the Essentials of Protocol on Friday 15th May, 2015 at Gov... {Read More}
Attorney General places in writing Government's Commitment to address issues relating to the Banking Act
Posted On: May 15, 2015
Attorney General the Hon. Steadroy Benjamin has written to General Secretary of the Antigua and Barbuda Workers’ Union confirming the government’s pledge to address the issue relating to t... {Read More}
Antigua and Barbuda now a member of Group of international Finance Supervisors
Posted On: May 15, 2015
On April 27, 2015 at its planetary in London the Group of International Finance Centre Supervisors (GIFCS) accepted Antigua and Barbuda as a full member.  The conditions of membership are:- ... {Read More}
Cabinet Praises Bankers for their Commitment to Country and the Industry
Posted On: May 14, 2015
The Cabinet of Antigua and Barbuda, at its meeting held on Wednesday, May 13, 2015, expressed its thankfulness to the commercial banks that remained open during Monday’s and Tuesday&rs... {Read More}