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  • Photo of Caribbean Export, OAS partner to enhance businesses through ICT

    Caribbean Export, OAS partner to enhance businesses through ICT

    The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) in collaboration with the Organization of American States (OAS) partnered with the Information and Communication Technology (CTIC) for the implementation of a training programme for ICT Advisors from 11 CARICOM countries. The countries are Antigua & Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, The Bahamas, Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago and…

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  • Photo of EPA Capacity-Building Project Launched

    EPA Capacity-Building Project Launched

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat-based Caribbean Forum of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (CARIFORUM) Directorate, in collaboration with key partners, launched a €3,099,915 Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA)-centered Capacity-building Project, in Georgetown, Guyana on 25 March. The Project’s specific objective is to contribute to the effective implementation of the CARIFORUM-EU EPA, with…

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  • Photo of Barbados, Eastern Caribbean youth for animation, software development training

    Barbados, Eastern Caribbean youth for animation, software development training

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — Four hundred young men and women in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean will be equipped to participate in the global multi-billion dollar mobile application and animation industries. The Caribbean Development Bank, along with partners, will fund training under the Caribbean Animation and Technology Capacity Building Programme (Carib-AniTech). CDB will jointly finance the two-year capacity building programme which…

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  • Government to Partner with Microsoft on E3 Solution Platform Initiative

    ST. JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda – 26th February 2015……The Ministry of Information, Broadcasting, Telecommunications and Information Technology will be signing a milestone agreement with Microsoft on Monday 2nd March 2015.   Microsoft officials arrived on island earlier this week, to discuss the particulars of the partnership with Minister of Information, Broadcasting, Telecommunications and Information Technology, the Hon. Melford Nicholas.    The agreement…

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  • Antigua and Barbuda to launch UN International Decade for People of African Descent

    The Government of Antigua and Barbuda and the Antigua and Barbuda Reparations Support Commission will this evening (Thursday) launch the United Nations International Decade for People of African Descent under the theme ‘People of African descent: recognition, justice and development’.  The UN General Assembly, of which Antigua and Barbuda is a member, has proclaimed 2015-2024 as the International Decade for People…

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  • Gender, climate change in focus at sanitation workshop

    The Global Environment Facility-funded-Caribbean Regional Fund for Wastewater Management (GEF-CReW) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) will collaborate with the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the Caribbean Water and Sewerage Association Inc. (CAWASA) to convene a one-week workshop on Governance and Sanitation in Antigua and Barbuda. The workshop began on Monday at the Grand Royal Antiguan Beach Resort. According…

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  • Photo of PM Browne Expresses Solidarity with Government of Venezuela

    PM Browne Expresses Solidarity with Government of Venezuela

    ST. JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda – 21 February 2015…..The administration of the Honourable Gaston Browne, Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, on Saturday expressed its solidarity with the people and Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela where an attempted military coup was hatched then discovered, and defeated. The Antigua and Barbuda Government and people stand with the democratically elected…

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  • Photo of Antigua and Barbuda PM requests hold on LIAT decisions

    Antigua and Barbuda PM requests hold on LIAT decisions

    ST. JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda – February 17, 2015……Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne has written to his colleague Dr Ralph Gonsalves in his capacity as Chairman of LIAT Shareholders, requesting that “no further action be taken with regard to any decisions made at the meeting of Shareholders’ of LIAT in Barbados on February 13th 2015” until his Cabinet has…

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  • Photo of PM Browne impressed with progress at new airport terminal

    PM Browne impressed with progress at new airport terminal

    Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, the Hon. Gaston Browne, has expressed satisfaction with the progress being made in construction of the new terminal at the V.C. Bird International Airport. During a tour of the facility on Monday, which included Foreign Affairs and International Trade Minister, the Hon. Charles Fernandez, China’s Ambassador to Antigua and Barbuda, His Excellency Mr. Ren…

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  • Prime Minister Browne impressed with Progress at New V.C. Bird International Airport Terminal

    ST. JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda – 16th February 2015…….Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda the Hon. Gaston Browne has expressed satisfaction with the progress being made in construction of the new terminal at the V.C. Bird International Airport.   During a tour of the facility on Monday, which included Foreign Affairs and International Trade Minister the Hon. Charles Fernandez, China’s Ambassador…

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