Monday, February 17, 2020
Antigua Sailing Week

Antigua moving to regulate bread industry

The Antigua and Barbuda government says it is examining the possibility of enacting measures that would force large producers of bread and pastries to...

Lisa Gale: ‘LIAT must be saved’

Barbados-based International Trade and Management Consultant, Lisa Gale, is confident that the fortunes Caribbean airline LIAT can be turned around. In fact, Gale, who is...

First Antigua-born woman to head major international bank in Antigua

Ladesa James-Williams has taken up her appointment as CIBC FirstCaribbean’s Director, Retail Sales OECS and Country Head, Antigua. She is the first Antigua-born woman to...

Chastanet flip flops on LIAT. Now he doesn’t mind being a shareholder

Last year, Antigua’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne made a clarion call to regional colleagues to invest in the ever cash-strapped airline LIAT. The governments of...

Checking your bag on JetBlue is about to get more expensive

JetBlue Airways is hiking its checked baggage fees for the second time in two years. Passengers will have to pay $35 for their first checked...

Arthur’s medicine for LIAT’s revival

Owen Arthur has warned his former counterpart in the Caribbean that the beleaguered regional carrier LIAT won’t survive their imposition of hefty airport taxes. The...

Chastanet: St Lucia will not be investing in LIAT

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has maintained his position in not supporting the cash strapped regional airline LIAT despite the airline’s new Board of Directors...

Locals to benefit from St Kitts & Nevis cannabis industry

The St Kitts and Nevis cannabis industry should be built primarily to benefit locals. The assertion was made by Chairman of the Cannabis Core Committee,...

British firm to invest in hemp for medicinal purposes in Antigua

A UK-based firm is promising to invest EC$65 million in growing hemp in Antigua for medicinal purposes, according to an official statement issued by...

LIAT’s new board in place

The struggling airline, LIAT, has announced that it has appointed a new Board of Directors, which will be chaired by former Barbados Prime Minister...