Employees in Antigua and Barbuda will be relieved of the burden of personal income tax (PIT) at the end of this month. According to Financial Secretary Whitfield Harris nothing stands in the way of the abolition of the regime, after the initial target was missed due to administrative impediments.Read More »
A Mother Gives A Tearful Testimony Of Her Experience When Kidnappers Demanded Ransom, After Snatching Her Teenaged Daughter…
A mother gives a tearful testimony of her experience when kidnappers demanded ransom, after snatching her teenaged daughter in 2011. Two men are currently on trial in the High Court on the charges of Indecent Assault, Kidnapping and Demanding with Menaces.Read More »
A Delinquency Fee On The Horizon For Persons Who Failed To Regularize Immigration Status Under Amnesty..
Non-nationals who missed out on the offer of amnesty from the government may have to pay. The Immigration Department is planning to apply a delinquent fee on those persons who failed to take up the opportunity to get regularized. The amnesty was also extended to persons who also had gaps in their stay; that is, they left the island and ...Read More »
The country welcomes a new Ambassador from the People’s Republic of China. Ambassador Wang Xianmin (Zyah-Min) visited a number of government officials on Tuesday as part of his first official duties to the twin island state.Read More »
Border Experts And Trade Officials From The OECS Are Meeting In Antigua To Advance The Principles Of A Single Domestic Space…..
Top officials and experts from myriad sectors around the region are now taking an intense look as to how they can move the dream of OECS unity forward. They are seeking to dispatch the challenges that stand in the way of ensuring freedom in not only the movement of people but of goods as well.Read More »
Antigua And Barbuda Hopes To Increase Bookings Through Expedia Following A recent Trip Made To Its Largest Headquarters In Springfield, Missouri….
General Manager of the Antigua Hotels and Tourists Association, Neil Forrester and representative of the New York Tourism Office Dean Fenton, were among thousands representatives who were invited to hold critical talks with travel agents last week. Speaking to ABS News, Forrester describes the trip as a success. He says Expedia accounts for approximately 10 percent of the bookings out ...Read More »
Eight People Are More Equipped To Play A Role In Countering Money Laundering, Financing And Related Activities….
Eight people are more equipped to play a role in countering money laundering, financing and related activities. In a brief ceremony held at the Antigua and Barbuda International Institute of Technology (ABIIT), the individuals received their respective certificates for successfully completing a 15-week training course facilitated by the Money Laundering and Financial Crimes (MLFC) Institute.Read More »
The tears flowed and so did the tributes as relatives, friends and associates paid last respects to Dr Caron Weston. Dr Weston, who was the Mathematics Coordinator within the Ministry of Education, died on May 12 at the age of ????? She was instrumental in boosting the country’s Mathematics results at the CXC level, through innovative yet effective teaching methods. ...Read More »
A successful Caribana, potable water and now an info-tech overhaul. Barbuda is indeed getting a lot of attention of lates. The latest benefit to come its way is a just completed project that sees the Council offices fully equipped with state of the art technology. Jamie J Roacher (row-shay) made the trip with Government IT technicians to witness the final ...Read More »
A CCJ Judge, Justice David Hayton, is engaged by members of the Police force on the values of the CCJ
One of the judges of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) Justice David Hayton fielded questions from the rank and file members of the Royal Police Force of Antigua and Barbuda this morning. This was yet another session organized by the National Coordinating Committee, to bring awareness to an important target group in its sensitization efforts.Read More »