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External Interference in Caribbean Elections is Real

Before getting into the thrust of the serious and threatening matter that lies at the heart of this commentary, I declare that I was an integral part of the management of the campaign of the Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party (ABLP) for the…

CDB To Support Increased Trade Among CARICOM Member States

The Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved US$750,000 in funding for a programme that will assist the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) with strengthening intra-regional trade. At least five countries – Antigua…

Tourism Interests Urged to Invest in Agriculture

Chairman of the Tourism Linkages Council in Jamaica, Adam Stewart, is calling on hoteliers and other tourism interests, to invest in the local agriculture sector, noting that this is a surefire way of enhancing the country’s economic…

Cruise Industry Remains Top Priority For Antigua And Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda’s placement as a strategic destination in the various itineraries of the world’s top cruise lines, was at the top of the agenda for a series of high-level one-on-one meetings in direct support of the Government’s pledge…

Barbados parliament dissolved but no election date set

The Barbados parliament automatically dissolved pursuant to the constitution on Monday without Prime Minister Freundel Stuart announcing a date for general elections, which are due by June. The lack of a firm election date has created a…

No tsunami alert

No tsunami alerts have been issued for anywhere in the Caribbean, and any warnings about the approach of any such monster wave is a hoax. That assurance was given by several weather and disaster officials yesterday, after messages began…