Monday, February 17, 2020
Antigua Sailing Week

Barbuda international airport to be completed by June

Barbuda’s international airport is scheduled to be completed in June this year, two years after construction first began. This was revealed by Prime Minister Gaston...

LIAT travellers must wait at least 2 more years to see reduction in airfares

At a recent meeting of LIAT (1974) Ltd’s shareholder governments, it was agreed that it would be necessary to further delay the 2018 recommendation...

Former Barbados Prime Minister Owen Arthur to be new LIAT Chairman

Prime Minister of Barbados during 1994-2008 Owen Arthur, will be the next Chairman of regional airline LIAT, Prime Minister Gaston Browne has revealed. Arthur replaces...

Caribbean Airlines ‘milking’ Guyanese to cover Trinidadians’ air travel

The Competitions and Consumer Affairs Commission (CCAC), in a recent study, highlighted that Guyana continues to be exploited as “cash cow” for Trinidad state-...

40 hired at Sandals’ latest job fair

Roughly 40 residents in Antigua & Barbuda have been selected to fill open positions at Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa, following last month’s...

After nearly 2 decades as LIAT’s chairman, Jean Holder retires

The shareholders and board of LIAT on Tuesday announced the retirement of the board chairman Dr Jean Holder. Dr. Holder notified shareholders of his retirement...

Leaders to discuss high cost of intra-regional travel

Antigua and Barbuda says it intends raising the issue of the high cost of intra-regional travel when Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders meet in Barbados...

RBC announces sale of Eastern Caribbean banking operations

Royal Bank of Canada has announced it has entered into definitive agreements to sell all banking operations in the Eastern Caribbean to a consortium...

Antigua and Barbuda reaches agreement to acquire Barbados’ shares in LIAT

A new agreement has apparently been struck as the government of Barbados has apparently come off its initial stance of requesting US $40 million...

IRD announces 2019 ABST reduction days

The Antigua and Barbuda Sales Tax (ABST) rate will be reduced from 15 per cent to five percent starting from Friday, Dec. 13, to...