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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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Caribbean TV News Roundup 3

Caribbean TV News Roundup 3

| April 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Caribbean TV News Roundup 3

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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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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 OECD: a robust response required

The OECD: a robust response required

| March 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Small states, including those in the Caribbean, are justifiably troubled by the continuous efforts by the member-states of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) to cripple every initiative they take in the financial services sector. Indeed, it is true to say that the OECD has become as intimidating and odious an acronym as […]

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Antigua and Barbuda withdraws from OAS meeting

Antigua and Barbuda withdraws from OAS meeting

| March 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Washington, DC, March 8……Antigua and Barbuda yesterday withdrew from participation in the second preparatory meeting for the Summit of the Americas scheduled to be held in Lima, Peru in April. Sir Ronald Sanders, Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the Organization of American States (OAS), which is responsible for the preparation of the meeting, explained that […]

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The OECD has citizenship programmes in its sights

The OECD has citizenship programmes in its sights

| March 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

The View from Europe David Jessop Some years ago, a well-liked and highly respected Caribbean Ambassador regularly made the point that the region should follow more closely the issues that the OECD and the G20 were debating. He reasoned that any decision by one or the other of these complimentary bodies – they bring together […]

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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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