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PARLIAMENT APPROVES A RESOLUTION AIMED AT ATTRACTING MORE INVESTMENTS OUT OF THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Parliament has passed a resolution intended to increase the country’s attractiveness for investments to the United Arab Emirates. Prime Minister the Hon. Gaston Browne explained the main objective of the investment agreement, which was executed in October 2016. He further outlined some of the provisions of the contract. Prime Minister Browne says the agreement prohibits double taxation for the benefit ...

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THE FESTIVALS COMMISSION SENDS A SIX MEMBER TEAM TO GUADELOUPE TO MARKET ANTIGUA’S CARNIVAL

The Antigua and Barbuda Festivals Commission is sending a six-member delegation to the French overseas territory of Guadeloupe. The Commission is undertaking the venture in collaboration with the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority. They will leave today and will be marketing the destination as the place to be for the Caribbean’s Greatest Summer Festival 2018. They will return on the ...

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The Lower House Of Parliament Passed An Historic Bill Approving Amendment To The Law To Decriminalize Up To 15 Grams Of Cannabis

The decriminalizing up to 15 grams of cannabis for personal use is now closer to being a reality. Parliament’s Lower House on Monday passed the Misuse of Drugs Amendment Bill 2018. Before it becomes law, the legislation requires the approval of the Parliament’s Upper House, the Senate and the Governor General’s assent. The bill was piloted by Prime Minister the ...

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President Bill Clinton Due In Antigua This Week

Antigua and Barbuda will welcome a former American president to its shores this week. Bill Clinton will make here the first stop on a trip to the region that will also take him to Dominica. following the devastating hurricanes of last year. President Clinton, according to the V I Consortium,is also expected to visit Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin ...

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School Reopens In Barbuda From Next Monday

The Ministry of Education has decided to open the Sir McChesney George Secondary School over on Barbuda from Monday. Director of Education Clare Browne says the decision comes after a thorough assessment in consultation with officials from the National Office of Disaster Services. During the assessment, it was found that some eighty students are on the sister isle who have ...

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