Tag: Antigua

Structure not ad-hoc agendas key to US-Caribbean relations

Structure not ad-hoc agendas key to US-Caribbean relations

| February 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

  Much has been said about the government of the United States of America (US) cutting off aid to countries which do not support that country’s position in international organizations.  The US, of course, is free to direct its aid where it wishes and very much within its rights to show its displeasure with countries […]

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Antigua and Barbuda now has visa free entry to 136 countries

Antigua and Barbuda now has visa free entry to 136 countries

| February 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Washington, DC, February 5….   Antigua and Barbuda now has visa-free entry to 136 countries following the signing in Washington DC today of an abolition of visa requirements between Antigua and Barbuda and the Ukraine. The agreement was signed at the Ukrainian Embassy in Washington by Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the United States of America, Sir […]

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Flawed WTO Arbitration remains better option, despite US view

Flawed WTO Arbitration remains better option, despite US view

| December 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

The new United States Trade Representative, Mr Robert Lighthizer, made his first appearance at a Ministerial meeting of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in Argentina on December 10. Mr Lighthizer’s remarks provoke serious consideration of the usefulness of the WTO for small countries, particularly when he questions whether the “current litigation structure (of the WTO) […]

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First & Second prize winners of Christmas Quiz announced

First & Second prize winners of Christmas Quiz announced

| December 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

After several weeks of running the new Caribbean Christmas Quiz organised by CaribDirect Multi-Media the winners of the two coveted prizes have been announced. Staged at the Tropical Sun (TS) headquarters in Leytonstone East London, the grand final draw took place yesterday Friday 22nd December on a busy Christmas shopping day in a quiet room adorned with Tropical Sun […]

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Christmas Quiz Grand Prize Draw tomorrow

Christmas Quiz Grand Prize Draw tomorrow

| December 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Answer to last week’s question number #11 is BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS.  All of the persons to provide the correct answer to question #11 were as follows: Magdelene Daniel from St Lucia Vashtine McCalla Smith from Jamaica based in London Nicole-Rachelle Moore from Trinidad and Tobago based in London Margaret St John from Grenada based in London Dawn Lindo-Morgan from Jamaica based in London Shalisa […]

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Insuring the Caribbean’s future

Insuring the Caribbean’s future

| October 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Insurers and re-insurers are facing major losses in the wake of the damage done in the Caribbean and the United States by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.   These losses will have a direct and immediate impact on insurance premiums across the entire Caribbean and the Eastern seaboard of the US. Higher building and flood insurance […]

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Donations to Barbuda

Donations to Barbuda

| September 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Kestrel Liner Agencies will ship items consigned to the National Office of Disaster Services (NODS) to Antigua and Barbuda at no cost from the following locations: South of England Kestrel 27 River Road Barking, Essex IG11 0DA North of England (NB. limited capacity to receive) Kestrel E Massey Warrington Clares Farm Warrington Road Risley WA3 […]

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Support the CTO Caribbean Relief Fund

Support the CTO Caribbean Relief Fund

| September 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (8 Sept, 2017) – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has activated its “CTO Relief Fund” through GoFundMe to help families and countries rebuild after hurricanes, particularly in the wake of the massive category 5 Hurricane Irma, which has impacted a number of member countries. All of the money raised through the CTO’s Relief […]

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Let’s rebuild Barbuda together

Let’s rebuild Barbuda together

| September 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Thursday 7th September 2017 All of us have been deeply touched by the images of devastation to our sister island of Barbuda. Pictures of the destruction continue to be shared from neighbouring islands as this mammoth storm moves across the Caribbean leaving devastation of catastrophic proportions in its wake. Late yesterday evening the Honourable Prime […]

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Jus’ Caribbean Festival and CFD Conference great success

Jus’ Caribbean Festival and CFD Conference great success

| August 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

The much anticipated Caribbean Food and Drink Conference and Jus’ Caribbean Festival both sponsored by Grace Foods UK, went without a hitch and to the enjoyment of all, last weekend. The conference attendance exceeded expectations and saw High Commissioner for Saint Lucia His Excellency Guy Mayers deliver the keynote address which pointed out ‘Why the […]

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