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Antigua and Barbuda

Flights diverted from Caribbean to avoid ash cloud

The eruption of a volcano on the island of St Vincent in the Caribbean is causing chaos for flights coming to the region.

Volcano: CARICOM comes forward to help St Vincent and the Grenadines

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has mobilized to support St Vincent and the Grenadines as it faces the possibility of an impending eruption of La Soufriere volcano.

Antigua and Barbuda: PM Browne receives art piece from Carl A Christopher

Office of the prime minister of Antigua and Barbuda announced that on Tuesday, March 30th, Prime Minister Gaston Browne received a commissioned art piece from Mr. Carl A Christopher, artist, creative mind, and proprietor of AGWASSA clothing and art studios.

India no longer to assist in vaccine requirements of the Caribbean

Indian government break step leads to a big problem for the Caribbean countries, which got more than 400,000 vaccines as a gift from the government and people of India. 

Antigua and Barbuda Govt gets donation of $75,000.00 from Falmouth Harbour Marina for vaccine programme

Office of the prime minister of Antigua and Barbuda stated that Sir Gerald A Watt, Chairman of Antigua Investment Group (AIG), and Mr. Robert Reis, General Manager of Falmouth Harbour Marina made a donation of $75,000.00 towards the Government's Vaccine Program.

New opportunities for students of Antigua and Barbuda : PM Browne

Office of the prime minister of Antigua and Barbuda announced Scholarship opportunities offered by the Government of India and the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) under the Commonwealth Scholarship Plan for the students of Antigua and Barbuda.

Antigua and Barbuda: PM Browne presents keys of temporary homes to 12 families

Prime Minister Gaston Browne presented keys to 12 families from the Booby Alley area, including Claudia Morris and Gloria Gordon, received to their temporary homes on Bay Street, Villa. 

Lindsy Thompson donates 450 LED lights to Mount St. John’s Medical Centre

British High Commissioner to Antigua & Barbuda, Lindsy Thompson, through the Ministry with responsibility for Energy, donated 450 LED lights to the Mount St. John's Medical Centre (MSJMC) on Monday, 23, March 2021.

Golden opportunity for students of Antigua and Barbuda to study in Azerbaijan

Antigua and Barbuda High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Karen-Mae Hill, announced a golden opportunity for students of Antigua and Barbuda to study in the Republic of Azerbaijan.

Antigua and Barbuda Social Security Board to discontinue giving pension by drafts

The Antigua & Barbuda Social Security Board (ABSSB) advised their overseas beneficiaries who received their pension by bank draft that this process will be discontinued as of April 1, 2021.

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Guyana to receive emergency aid from EU

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Kamla asks Health Minister of T&T to resign

The opposition party leader in Trinidad and Tobago has asked the health minister to resign over the COVID-19 vaccine disaster in the previous days.

IMF warns Belize to control its debt

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Guyana: After quitting politics in 2020, Jaipaul Sharma forms own party

Georgetown, Guyana: After quitting politics in 2020, Jaipaul Sharma on Friday evening announced his political party. The party have been named the Equal Rights and...

COVID-19: St Kitts and Nevis goes into lockdown for 14-days

St Kitts and Nevis is to go into lockdown for 14 days starting 6 pm on Saturday, June 12, as COVID-19 cases mount. Prime...