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Appeal Court issues warning to PM and other ABLP officials

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Oct 29, CMC – The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court of Appeal has adjourned to February next year a matter in which Prime Minister Gaston Browne and several leading members of the ruling Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party (ABLP) are involved.

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  • Countries Antigua_Barbuda
  • Published in Justice

Antigua PM hints at calling off referendum on CCJ

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Oct 21, CMC – The Antigua and Barbuda government is hinting at the possibility of “calling off” the national referendum to determine whether or not the island should replace the London-based Privy Council with the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Appeal (CCJ) as its final court.

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  • Countries Antigua_Barbuda
  • Published in Politics

Opposition gives support for embassy in UAE

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Oct 4, CMC – The Antigua and Barbuda government says it has shelved plans for an Iraqi-funded Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP) project that the Gaston Browne administration would have been worth millions of dollars.

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  • Countries Antigua_Barbuda

Antigua joins JA in raising issue of debt for climate change swap

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 24, CMC – Antigua and Barbuda Saturday joined its Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member state, Jamaica, in raising the issue of debt for climate change swap while also lamenting moves by financial institutions in developed countries to stifle the socio-economic growth of small islands.

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  • Countries Antigua_Barbuda

Caribbean countries pledge to empower women, girls

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 21, CMC – Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries have pledged their “resolve” to achieve positive outcomes for empowering women and girls in the Caribbean as part of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon’s global-inspired movement and as a celebration of his legacy.

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  • Countries Antigua_Barbuda

Caribbean leaders bring concerns to Non-Aligned Movement

MAGARITA ISLAND, Venezuela, Sept 19, CMC – Two Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders have used the just concluded summit of non-aligned countries to highlight concerns affecting their respective countries.

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  • Countries CARICOM

Antigua PM Gaston Browne fires ABLP Senator Wigley George

Antigua, September 13, 2016 - Prime Minister Gaston Browne today fired government Senator Wigley George, moments after he defied the prime minister for a second time in the senate and voted   against a bill that he says will open workers to victimisation.
  • Published in Politics
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