Category: Antigua News

The implications of a divisive Summit of the Americas

The implications of a divisive Summit of the Americas

| April 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

The View from Europe David Jessop In just over a week’s time the Summit of the Americas will take place in Lima, Peru. It will likely illustrate just how divided the hemisphere has become. Since the last such event was held in Panama City in 2015 much has changed. Then, improved hemispheric relations seemed possible. […]

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The new masters of the universe

The new masters of the universe

| April 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

The View from Europe David Jessop It is far from easy to separate fact from fiction when it comes to recent allegations about the effect that big data may have had on Caribbean democracy. This is because it is difficult to determine whether the harvesting and use of personal information by Cambridge Analytica, Aggregate IQ […]

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The region’s recent history is being lost

The region’s recent history is being lost

| March 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

The View from Europe  At the start of the month, Barbados’ former Prime Minister, Owen Arthur, officially departed the island’s Parliament and elective politics. Some weeks prior, he had indicated that he would not be running again in his St Peter constituency after the island’s legislature had been dissolved. Uniquely, he is the only Barbadian […]

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Winners of Caribbean Trivia Quiz I announced

Winners of Caribbean Trivia Quiz I announced

| March 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

After several weeks of running the second Caribbean Quiz organised by CaribDirect Multi-Media the winners of the three coveted prizes in the Caribbean Trivia Quiz Online are announced. The answer to question 6, ‘Where in the world did the famous Anansi stories originate from? is West Africa. By a process of random selection computed in Microsoft Excel, the following […]

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External interference in Caribbean elections is real

External interference in Caribbean elections is real

| March 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Before getting into the thrust of the serious and threatening matter that lies at the heart of this commentary, I declare that I was an integral part of the management of the campaign of the Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party (ABLP) for the March 21 General Election, and I managed its communications campaign It is […]

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Antigua and Barbuda Snap Polls Open

Antigua and Barbuda Snap Polls Open

| March 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party set to win election

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Better understanding of the complexity of the diaspora is required

Better understanding of the complexity of the diaspora is required

| March 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

The View from Europe  When it comes to harnessing the power of the Caribbean’s sizeable diaspora in North America and Europe, much of the recent emphasis has been on encouraging investment. This approach, in part, stems from two World Bank Group studies, one in 2013 and another in 2016. The more recent of the two […]

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Caribbean Trivia Online Quiz Question VI

Caribbean Trivia Online Quiz Question VI

| March 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Answer to question number #5 is Guyana. The persons who provided the correct answers to question #5 were Ron forbes from Jamaica based in London, Magdelene Daniel from St Lucia, Gulsie Suleman from Trinidad and Tobago based in London, Jackie Walcott from Barbados, Ava Brown from Jamaica based in London and Margaret St John from […]

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Antigua & Barbuda TV news (ABS)

Antigua & Barbuda TV news (ABS)

| March 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Antigua & Barbuda TV news brought to you by Antigua and Barbuda Broadcasting Service

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The EU27, common values and the Caribbean

The EU27, common values and the Caribbean

| March 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

The View from Europe David Jessop At the start of February, Stefano Manservisi, the Director General of the European Commission’s Development Directorate, delivered a lecture at the Mona campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI). It was a part of university’s Distinguished Open Lectures series. His subject was ‘The EU and the Caribbean: […]

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