Leader of the Opposition Baldwin Spencer continues to caution government on scrapping the legal requirement for a board in management of the Citizenship by Investment Programme. It’s one of the changes to the law governing the programme, currently before Parliament. Spencer went on with his admonition a day after Prime Minister Gaston Browne called for some level of responsibility in ...Read More »
Government Moves To Increase Security At Its Ports Of Entry With The Passage Of An Advanced Passenger Legislation..
Two important pieces of legislation have been passed in Parliament aimed at increasing the security provisions at the country’s main ports of entry. The Advanced Passenger information bill and the Immigration and Passport (Amendment) Bill were unimpeded in their passage through the House. Mover of both pieces of legislation, Immigration Minister Charles ‘Max’ Fernandez explains that Antigua and Barbuda was ...Read More »
It was a grim scene on the American Road Tuesday morning, as a fire consumed portions of wholesale outlet, Mega Distributors.Read More »
The launch of the 60th installment of the Caribbean’s greatest Summer Festival -Antigua’s Carnival, is just about a month away.Read More »
The Police High Command Affirms That It Acted Well Within The Confines Of The Law In The Arrest Of The UPP PRO…..
The Police Force is standing its ground despite the successful application of lawyers for Damani Tabor to secure his release. The UPP PRO was held on two separate charges after making statements weeks ago that there was an incident of impropriety at the Citizenship by Investment Unit. In a statement released to the media on the weekend, the Police high ...Read More »
A multi-million dollar project is coming to the Falmouth community. A public consultation was held at the Cobbs Cross school yesterday to get the public’s views on the development, even though the Development Control Authority had given its approval in principle.Read More »
There Are High Hopes For A New Software, Expected To Maximize Operations Within The Antigua Port Authority
A new software proposal for the Antigua Port Authority will not only maximize overall operations there, but will be the biggest transition the port has seen, to date.Read More »
A Bill Aimed At Ensuring That The Offshore Sector Contributes Its Share Of Tax To The Country Is Currently Before The Lower House….
A bill currently before the lower house is aimed at cleaning up the country’s image as a tax haven. It’s one of the purposes of the International Banking Bill 2016, which was brought before Parliament on Tuesday. Mover of the bill, Prime Minister Gaston Browne, says the bill also seeks to strengthen the regulatory framework to prevent excesses of the ...Read More »
Prime Minister Gaston Browne wasted little time in getting the financial reports into the Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP) before Parliament today. Opposition leader, Baldwin Spencer,was however still not satisfied, raising issue as to how the reports were being presented.Read More »
The Transition Process Is Complete And The Banking Services Offered By The ABI Bank Ltd, Are Now Fully Integrated Into The Operations Of ECAB….
The transition process is complete and the banking services offered by Antigua Barbuda Investment Bank Ltd., are now fully integrated into the operations of Eastern Caribbean Amalgamated Bank.Read More »