British Airways announces its shortest flight yet - just 54 miles
The brief flight succeeds the airline's current shortest trip: a 62-mile hop between the Caribbean islands of Antigua and Saint Kitts. The new service to Dammam is an extension of an existing route ...
PNB fraud: Mehul Choksi cites risk to life, moves court
His move comes two days after the investigation agencies said that Choksi's extradition process has begun in Antigua where he has taken citizenship. The court has adjourned the matter for April 9 for ...
Antigua and Barbuda Foreign Minister Charles Fernandez thanks Dubai for support following Hurricane Irma
The Honorable Charles Fernandez, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade of Antigua and Barbuda, met with HE Tariq Al Gurg, Chief Executive Officer at Dubai Cares last week to discuss the ...
An important principle will be established if fugitives like Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi, who is taking refuge in the tiny Caribbean island of Antigua and Barbuda, are to be brought back and ...
Barbuda a Test – and Opportunity – for Philanthropists
In support of the efforts to rebuild the island, Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Gaston Browne, has announced that the cost for citizenship under the National Development Fund (NDF) option has ...
It’s already Antigua’s most anticipated hotel opening of 2019 — but now the soon-to-debut Royalton Antigua Resort and Spa has announced another major component. The 294-room all-inclusive hotel will ...
Protests in Haiti may have halted, but its fragile institutions still struggle
PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti — Nine days after Haiti’s violent street protests began on February 7, 2019, the government finally broke its silence and civil unrest came to a halt. An increase in food prices has prompted residents of Port-au-Prince and other major cities to demonstrate against the endemic corruption contributing to the country’s socio-economic […]
Protracted crisis in Venezuela leads to alarming escalation of tensions
NEW YORK, USA — The “protracted crisis” in Venezuela has led to an “alarming escalation of tensions”, Rosemary DiCarlo, the UN’s political and peacebuilding chief, told the UN Security Council on Tuesday. She said that the “grim reality” facing the country, according to available information, showed a deteriorating economy, with citizens dying of preventable causes, […]
As St Kitts-Nevis tries to reassure economic citizens, critical article mysteriously disappears
By Caribbean News Now contributor BASSETERRE, St Kitts — Following a series of reports by Caribbean News Now regarding rampant fraud in the St Kitts and Nevis citizenship by investment programme (CIP), which were recently picked up by Gulf News – a widely read publication in the Middle East – the government has been engaged […]
Bahamas government pushes back over latest US travel advisory
By Sloan Smith NASSAU, Bahamas — The US Department of State on Monday reissued a level two travel advisory for The Bahamas, warning US citizens to “exercise increased caution” when visiting the country due to crime. However, minister of tourism Dionisio D’Aguilar on Tuesday called the warning “negligible”, and insisted that the government will push back […]
Antigua and Barbuda gets high world ranking for rule of law
WASHINGTON, USA — The World Justice Project, headquartered in Washington, DC, has ranked Antigua and Barbuda at number three in the Caribbean in relation to upholding the rule of law. Only Barbados and St Kitts and Nevis surpass Antigua and Barbuda. The World Justice Project released its annual report for 2019 this morning in Washington. […]