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  1. Best kept environmental practices in the Portland BightRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Gleaner

    ... and the islands of the Caribbean, including Jamaica, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, The Bahamas, and Antigua and Barbuda. Langard and a team, including a representative of the World Bank, were among the delegates on the tour that was aimed at ...

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  2. Antigua-Barbuda declines request to allow Taiwan nationals visa free entryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Caribbean News Now!

    ST JOHN'S, Antigua -- The government of Antigua and Barbuda has declined a request made on February 24, 2015, through the Secretariat of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States , to grant visa-free entry to nationals of Taiwan. In a letter to the director-general of the OECS, Dr Didacus Jules, Prime Minister Gaston Browne made it clear that Antigua and Barbuda is committed to a One-China policy and has enjoyed unbroken and beneficial relations with China.

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  3. Outgoing CARICOM chairman calls for response to threat to regional banksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Caribbean News Now!

    ... regional economies while serving the interests of others. This was the stance taken by prime minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Gaston Browne, who called for a mechanism to prevent devastation in the regional banking sector. Outgoing CARICOM chairman, ...

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  4. Caricom committee to tackle - bad banking image'Read the original story

    Saturday | Trinadad Express

    ... Minister Perry Christie said following the two-day inter-sessional summit that ended here on Friday. Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne, who described the banking situation as 'this very vexing issue" noted that "corresponding banks in ...

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  5. Montserrat and Curacao commit to new ocean policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... as well, ensuring that fishers have a livelihood that will last in perpetuity," said Arthur Nibbs, Antigua and Barbuda minister of fisheries and chairman of the Barbuda Council. "Barbuda set a new standard for comprehensive ocean management in the ...

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  6. Promising prospects for CARICOM customs harmonisation processRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Caribbean News Now!

    ST JOHN'S, Antigua -- Representatives from Caribbean Community member states have, from 23 to 27 February, further developed the guidelines for improvements in customs procedures across the Caribbean region, ultimately aiming to boost the region's competitiveness and its standing as an attractive option for investment and doing business. Five days of discussion in Antigua and Barbuda on regulations for a harmonised regional customs framework have brought together customs officials, legal experts and CARICOM representatives, who have drafted legislation aligned with modern international best-practices and standards.

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  7. Caribbean Community welcomes new Cuba-U.S. relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Miami Herald

    ... I called on the U.S. Congress to end its senseless trade embargo against Cuba. I do so again now," Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne said in his outgoing speech as chairman of the 15-member regional bloc known as Caricom. Browne, who ...

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  8. The St Kitts-Nevis election fiasco is a symptom of a bigger problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... the country. In the event, what is revealed by these recent events in St Kitts-Nevis (as previously in Antigua and Barbuda when the former government illegally dismissed the chairman and members of the Electoral Commission and attempted to change ...

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  9. China's Xi Jinping loves football so much he's put it on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Independent

    ... football? Last year, the men's team was ranked 97th - a few spots behind the tiny Caribbean nation of Antigua and Barbuda (population 90,000), and just ahead of the Faroe Islands (population 49,500). In the past three decades, the men's team has ...

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  10. Customs ease for regional businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Trinidad Guardian

    Equal and fair treatment for businesses across the region will be one of the benefits of harmonised customs regulations to be implemented in Caricom member states. David Hales, director of External Trade at the Caricom Secretariat, told the T&T Guardian the initiative, which is the focus of a meeting currently taking place in Antigua and Barbuda, will result in greater ease of doing business with Caribbean customs authorities.

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  11. India scales up ties with distant Latin AmericaRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Newkerala.com

    Distance is no bar as India seeks to majorly scale up ties with Latin America and the Caribbean, the source of 20 percent of this country's crude imports, given China is far ahead in its engagement with the region that has a combined GDP of over $5.5 trillion and has shown resilience in the face of the global economic downturn. Right from the time Prime Minister Narendra Modi met the leaders of 11 Latin American countries last July on the margins of the BRICS Summit in Brazil, the new government has kept up a steady engagement with high-level visits.

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  12. Canada helps boost regional military capacity with information technologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... software installation in conjunction with the setup of an IT service centre. Sixteen participants from Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Dominica Republic, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago took part in the workshop. While in Barbados, members of ...

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  13. A tale of two Venezuelas: Maduro's supporters, opponents speak outRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... the recent fall in global oil prices. Caracas has imposed less generous terms on the receiving nations: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Belize, Cuba, Dominica, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Dominican Republic, St. ...

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  14. Antigua-Barbuda and Venezuela agree on terms for West Indies Oil Company acquisitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... News Now fully independent. Please chip in to help support our work this year. ST JOHN'S, Antigua -- Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne and Venezuela's Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez on Saturday successfully hammered out an agreement ...

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  15. Harmonised customs bill nears finalisationRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | Trinidad Guardian

    A momentous 12 year effort to bring to pass a harmonised customs bill for the Caribbean is now in its final stages. The bill is intended to foster economic growth in the region, which will ultimately contribute to the improvement of Caricom nation economies.

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  16. "St Kitts-Nevis election fiasco: symptom of a bigger problem" by Sir Ronald SandersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Bajan Reporter

    ... the country. In the event, what is revealed by these recent events in St Kitts-Nevis ( as previously in Antigua and Barbuda when the former government illegally dismissed the Chairman and members of the Electoral Commission and attempted to change ...

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  17. States formalise allianceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Fiji Times

    From left: Counsellor Blair, ambassador Walton Webson of Antigua and Barbuda and Fiji's ambassador Peter Thomson at the formalisation ceremony at the Permanent Mission of Fiji to the UN, New York. Picture: SUPPLIED FIJI has formalised diplomatic relations with the Government of Antigua and Barbuda at the Permanent Mission of Fiji to the UN in New York on February 20. Permanent representative of Antigua and Barbuda to the UN, Ambassador Walton Webson, and his Fijian counterpart, Ambassador Peter Thomson, signed a joint communiquA establishing diplomatic relations between the two States.

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  18. Chinese soccer is terrible, and now Xi Jinping has officials jumping to fix itRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | The Washington Post

    ... soccer? Late last year, the men's team was ranked 97th - a few spots behind the Caribbean nation of Antigua and Barbuda (population 90,000) and not far ahead of northern Europe's Faroe Islands (population 49,500). In the past three decades, China's ...

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  19. In China, a desperate desire for soccer competenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | The Washington Post

    ... soccer? Last year, the men's team was ranked 97th - a few spots behind the tiny Caribbean nation of Antigua and Barbuda (population 90,000), and just ahead of the Faroe Islands (population 49,500). In the past three decades, China's men's team has ...

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  20. Antigua-Barbuda government to purchase Stanford pavilion restaurant and adjacent landRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Caribbean News Now!

    ST JOHN'S, Antigua -- The Cabinet of Antigua and Barbuda, meeting on Wednesday, has decided to make an offer to the receivers of the Stanford Development Company for the purchase of the Pavilion Restaurant and the seven acres of adjacent land. The property sits within the precincts of the V.C. Bird International Airport.

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