Antigua PM says U.S. sanctions on Venezuela hurting others in the region

Antigua PM says U.S. sanctions on Venezuela hurting others in the region

Antigua PM says U.S. ѕаnсtіоnѕ on Vеnеzuеlа hurtіng оthеrѕ іn the rеgіоn Thе rising еnеrgу рrісеѕ hаѕ рrоmрtеd Antigua аnd Bаrbudа Prіmе Mіnіѕtеr Gaston Brоwnе to call оut thе trаdе еmbаrgо оf the Unіtеd States to Vеnеzuеlа, ѕауіng that thе sanctions оn Vеnеzuеlа аrе also hurtіng other nаtіоnѕ іn thе Caribbean region. In a report […]

How Barbuda became a Caribbean sushi haven

How Barbuda became a Caribbean sushi haven

Barbuda – the unspoilt Caribbean destination perhaps best known for its pink sand beaches and Frigatebird-frequented lagoons – has been the talk of the region lately, winning culinary accolades in a somewhat unexpected category. While Antigua’s sparsely populated sister island has always impressed visitors with its fresh and abundant seafood, it’s now winning gastronomic glory […]

Antigua and Barbuda lifts travel-testing requirement

Antigua and Barbuda lifts travel-testing requirement

The Caribbean twin-island nation of Antigua and Barbuda has as of March 16, 2022, lifted the travel testing requirement for fully vaccinated visitors to the destination.  Antigua and Barbuda’s Minister of Tourism and Investment, Charles Fernandez said, “Our aim is to continue to ensure travellers have a safe vacation in Antigua and Barbuda, in adherence […]

Antiguan Keisha Schahaff heading to space

Antiguan Keisha Schahaff heading to space

Antigua and Barbuda’s Minister of Tourism and Investment, The Honourable Charles Fernandez has extended congratulations to Keisha Schahaff who will be the first Antiguan and Barbudan and Caribbean woman to travel to space. Keisha Schahaff is a 44-year-old professional life coach from Antigua and Barbuda. She won the prize after entering a fundraising lottery organized […]

Shivnarine Chanderpaul now a member of Windies Under-19 management team

Shivnarine Chanderpaul now a member of Windies Under-19 management team

Former West Indies batter Shivnarine Chanderpaul will join the West Indies Under-19s squad as a batting consultant for the upcoming high performance camp in Antigua in preparation for the World Cup to be played in the Caribbean in January-February 2022. Chanderpaul, the most capped West Indies Test player, has 164 matches to his name with […]

Antigua rejects online school for unvaccinated children

Antigua rejects online school for unvaccinated children

Protestors say that the government’s vaccination mandate is reminiscent of slavery. “Education not vaccination…the people have the power!” This was the clarion cry as approximately 200 people gathered outside the Ministry of Education headquarters last Tuesday to protest what they described as discrimination against unvaccinated children. One woman said that she did her part to […]

Antigua & Barbuda celebrates 40 years of independence

Antigua & Barbuda celebrates 40 years of independence

November 1, 2021, Antigua & Barbuda celebrated 40 years of independence! This twin island nation has a rich history and deeply rooted cultural heritage. Since its original ‘discovery’ by European explorers, Antigua & Barbuda and its Arawak population has experienced periods of colonization before eventually realizing independence. The early inhabitants of Antigua were Indigenous Peoples […]

Former Antigua and Barbuda PM Sir Lester Bird dies at 83

Former Antigua and Barbuda PM Sir Lester Bird dies at 83

Former Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Sir Lester Bird (83), died at 6 am on Monday morning, August 9, 2021. A statement from the Office of Prime Minister Antigua and Barbuda said that the country has lost one of its most heroic sons. In consultation with the Prime Minister who returns to the country […]

The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States celebrates 40th anniversary

The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States celebrates 40th anniversary

The OECS Nationals Council Canada is delighted and honored to be part of this historic milestone celebration. As we marked this 40-year journey, it is significant that we pause and reflect on our foundation, the challenges and our proud record of achievements. The OECS came into being against the background of the struggle for decolonization […]

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