Sunday, November 17, 2019

Government urges ECAB to purchase ScotiaBank Antigua’s assets

The Eastern Caribbean Amalgamated Bank (ECAB) is being encouraged to purchase Scotiabank assets in Antigua & Barbuda as the government believes that Scotiabank will...

LIAT needs new shareholders – Gonsalves

One shareholder government in the cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT, has no confidence that the regional private sector will be willing to pump any money...

RBC downplays reports of leaving Caribbean, Antigua responds

The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) has sought to downplay reports of its impending departure from the Caribbean, saying that such rumours have been...

Government says Digicel to withdraw lawsuit

The Antigua and Barbuda government says the Irish-owned telecommunication company, Digicel, has agreed to withdraw a lawsuit objecting to the plan to share the...

Government slams hardened position adopted by Scotiabank over sale of branch in Antigua

Prime Minister Gaston Browne says “there appears to be miscommunication” between the Trinidad-based Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFH) and Scotiabank regarding the RHF’s interest...

Local business receives prestigious International Business Award

Sutherland Coaching and Consulting    was named the winner of a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Startup of the Year – Business Services Industries category...

LIAT sale ‘may not hurt economy’ – Barbados Central Bank

Barbados Central Bank Governor Cleviston Haynes is not predicting any harm to the economy should Barbados give up its majority shareholding in regional airline...

5 granted loans under government’s EDF initiative

Five local entrepreneurs were the first to receive loans from the government’s Entrepreneurial Development Fund (EDF). The fund, which was launched by Prime Minister Gaston...

Barbados still negotiating on LIAT

Prime Minister Mia Mottley has admitted that talks with Antigua and Barbuda regarding the sale of Barbados’ LIAT shares did not go as expected. Negotiators...

Government moving to avoid ‘messy court’ sessions over spectrum sharing

The Antigua and Barbuda government has expressed optimism that a solution could be reached soon in its efforts to have the state-owned Antigua Public...