Thursday, January 23, 2020
Antigua Sailing Week

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Latest News

Budget 2020: PM Browne focuses on investment in education

“We will not accept an economy where only a few do spectacularly well.”  Prime Minister Gaston Browne, in his 2020 Budget Presentation spent a...

Charting a course forward for LIAT

Ever since the news broke that Owen Arthur, the former Prime Minister of Barbados, will be the new Chairman of LIAT, there is an...

US to impose visas restrictions for pregnant women

The Trump administration is coming out Thursday with new visa restrictions aimed at restricting "birth tourism," in which women travel to the U.S. to...

Sports Highlights

Antigua Sailing Week

Business Developments

Budget 2020: Improving the business environment for the benefit of all

The country’s leader, while delivering the budget projections in the 2020 Budget statement, took a focus on how his government is committed to improving...

Charting a course forward for LIAT

Ever since the news broke that Owen Arthur, the former Prime Minister of Barbados, will be the new Chairman of LIAT, there is an...

Lots of interest in marijuana industry but no licence yet

Businesses are said to be showing lots of interest in setting up shop on the island through the medical marijuana industry, but no licences...

Entertainment Scene

Regional Updates

Dominica opens new embassy in the UAE

The Commonwealth of Dominica has established a new embassy in the capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi. This becomes the first Dominican...

Engine failure forces JetBlue to make emergency landing in Grenada

A JetBlue Airways flight from Grenada to New York was forced to make an emergency landing Wednesday afternoon because of an engine failure. JetBlue Airways flight...

Jamaica defends talks with US

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Kamina Johnson Smith says talks between United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and some Caribbean Community...

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