Attorney General says Antigua is the safest country in the Caribbean

Public Safety Minister Sir Steadroy Cutie Benjamin this week tackled concerns over safety and security in Antigua and Barbuda, highlighting the nation’s remarkably low murder rates compared to its Caribbean counterparts. Minister Benjamin emphatically declared, “Antigua and Barbuda is on the path to becoming a haven of safety once more, where our people can live […]

New One&Only Resort to Open at Half Moon Bay in Antigua

Kerzner International Holdings Limited (“Kerzner”) is delighted to announce the signing of a new One&Only resort and community of Private Homes to be developed in Antigua. This latest addition to the exclusive One&Only collection, slated to open in 2027, will expand the ultra-luxury resort brand into the Caribbean, pairing Antigua’s beautiful landscapes with One&Only’s rich […]

Barbados Tops Caribbean Salary Chart; Antigua and Barbuda Secures Second Place

The Caribbean Society for Human Resource Professionals (CSHRP) unveiled the PayPulse 2023 report, positioning Antigua and Barbuda as the second-highest paying country in the region, shedding light on critical salary information. The PayPulse 2023 report, unveiled at the Export-Import Bank of Jamaica, underscores Barbados as the highest-paying country in the Caribbean. With 53.3% of surveyed […]

Caribbean firearms roadmap to be discussed at meeting in St Lucia

From 14 to 15 November 2023, officials from the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Dominican Republic will gather in Saint Lucia for the 3rd Annual Meeting of States of the Caribbean Firearms Roadmap. The meeting, organized by the CARICOM Implementation Agency for Crime and SeCaribbean firearms roadmap to be discussed at meeting in St Lucia […]

EU examines visa waiver policy, C’bean CBI programs to be affected

Five Caribbean countries that operate Citizenship by Investment (CBI) programs are at risk of losing their visa-free access to the European Union as the body is looking at strengthening their visa waiver program to improve security and prevent illegal migration. On October 18, the EU Commission adopted a proposal for regulations to amend the current […]

US Immigration agents conduct multiple removal flights to Caribbean

The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency says it has coordinated with the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in facilitating multiple removal flights, including single adults and family units, to Cuba, Haiti and Jamaica. On Friday, ICE said that nationals from Angola, Central America, Colombia, […]

IICA reaffirms commitment to food security and sustainable development in the Caribbean region

Caribbean ministers of Agriculture endorsed IICA’s technical cooperation agenda in the region, which seeks to support countries’ efforts to transform agriculture and guarantee food and nutritional security while reducing food imports. Caribbean senior agricultural officials participated in a meeting with the Director General of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), Manuel Otero, which […]

The BRICS and the Caribbean’s interest

With only a few days left, there has been great anticipation as to the outcome of the 15th BRICS Summit. This historic Summit is scheduled to take place in South Africa August 22- 24, 2023. Almost prematurely, close observers sense major policy changes before the deliberations have begun. Indeed, the Summit will mark the first […]

Global Government Forum’s Caribbean Digital Summit for government leaders and CTU’s ICT Week to co-locate in Barbados in October

Under the auspices of the Government of Barbados, the international community for public service leaders, Global Government Forum (GGF), and the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) will bring together GGF’s Caribbean Digital Summit and the CTU ICT Week 2023 – Barbados, from 16th to 20th October 2023. The co-location creates a highly impactful and innovative comprehensive […]

Air Peace Gets Green Light from Nigerian Government for Caribbean Expansion

Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Aviation and Aerospace has signaled its endorsement to aid Nigerian airline Air Peace in its Caribbean foray. At an event celebrating direct flights between Nigeria and Antigua and Barbuda, the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Dr. Emmanuel Meribole, highlighted the government’s commitment. Air Peace’s achievement was praised for its historic significance […]

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