Recall of Antigua and Barbuda Machine Readable Passport extends indefinitely

The Passport and Citizenship Division of Antigua and Barbuda has announced that through a Decision of the Cabinet of Antigua and Barbuda, it has extended the deadline for the mandatory recall period for all Antigua and Barbuda Machine Readable Passports indefinitely. The decision was taken in light of the continuing impact of global events on […]

Antigua and Barbuda will replace its 180 vehicle fleet with Electric Vehicles

Antigua and Barbuda’s government has unveiled a comprehensive plan to transition its fleet of more than 180 government-owned internal-combustion-engine vehicles to electric vehicles (EVs). This decision aligns with the administration’s ongoing commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainability.In a bid to reduce the country’s carbon footprint, the government aims to replace traditional gasoline and diesel-powered cars, […]

Antigua and Barbuda mourns the passing of Sir Ramez Fares Hadeed, KGCN

Antigua and Barbuda is in a state of mourning with the passing of long time career diplomat Sir. Ramez Fares Hadeed, KGCN who died on Wednesday. Sir Ramez, who was recently honoured by the Government of Antigua and Barbuda with the Knight Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of the Nation, KGCN for distinguished […]

Qatar, Antigua and Barbuda Sign Air Service Agreement

Bilateral talks were held Monday between the civil aviation authorities of Qatar and Antigua and Barbuda during the meetings of the International Conference on Air Services Negotiations (ICAN 2023) in Riyadh. The talks resulted in the initial signing of an open skies air services agreement between the two countries, in addition to a memorandum of […]

Prices keep rising in Antigua and Barbuda – CPI

Year-on-Year Analysis The Statistics Division, under the Ministry of Finance and Corporate Governance releases the CPI for Sep 2023.The Inflation rate or the All Items Index for the twelve months ending September 2023 rose 5.6%. The increase was influenced predominately by increases in the indexes for Communication (+13.1%), Transport (+7.5%), and Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages […]

Antigua and Barbuda Outlines Vision for UNESCO’s Future

The stage was set, and the world was watching as the Minister of Education, Sports and the Creative Industries of Antigua and Barbuda, Hon. Daryll S. MATTHEW, delivered a compelling General Policy Speech during the 42nd session of the General Conference of UNESCO. This momentous occasion, the High-Level Segment, marked a pivotal moment in the […]

Antigua and Barbuda’s Tourism Minister featured on World Travel Market Tourism Sustainability Panel

Sustainability was the focus yesterday (Tues) of a panel discussion featuring Antigua and Barbuda’s Tourism Minister Charles Fernandez during World Travel Market (WTM) activities. The discussion also featuring the Hon. Carlos James, Minister of Tourism for St. Vincent and the Grenadines was dubbed “The Blueprint for resilience in island tourism”. Both Minister’s of Tourism highlighted […]

Antigua and Barbuda joins with partners in support of UN Day Concert

The 2023 United Nations Day Concert held inside the UN General Assembly Hall celebrated the adoption of the 1945 UN Charter and focused on mobilising global action in support of the world’s most vulnerable nations on the frontlines of the climate crisis. Hosted by the Kingdom of Tonga and organised with support from the PVBLIC […]

Antigua and Barbuda records largest increase in rate of inflation since 2012

The Statistics Division, under the Ministry of Finance and Corporate Governance releases the CPI for Feb 2022.The All Items index rose 4.5 % for the twelve months ending February 2022. The annual inflation rate has been steadily rising and this is the largest increase since February 2012.The Food index rose 8.9% over the year with […]

EU adds Belize, Seychelles, Antigua and Barbuda to tax havens list

The Council of the European Union on Tuesday added the Indian Ocean island state of Seychelles and the Caribbean countries of Belize and Antigua and Barbuda to a list of 16 nations and territories deemed “non-cooperative” on taxes. The council said all three jurisdictions either lacked tax information or failed to deliver on commitments regarding […]


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