Shoppers get ABST Reduction for the Christmas Season
Posted On: December 19, 2014
Once again, the government has granted a reduction in the Antigua and Barbuda Sales Tax (ABST) during the Christmas season. The reduction of the ABST rate from 15 to 5% will apply to specific items in stores and supermarkets. However, the discount will not apply to services. The ABST reduction takes place on Tuesday 23rd and Wednesday 24th, Christmas Eve. Please be reminded that only ABST Registered Tax Payers can charge ABST. It is hoped that with the reduction shoppers will take advantage of the deals and discounts. Commissioner of the Inland Revenue Department (IRD) Ralph Warner announced that once again a Help Desk has been established at the Inland Revenue Department to assist taxp... {Read More}
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Mother of Antigua and Barbuda' s national hero, Sir Viv Richards presents cheque to the St. John's Anglican Cathedral's Restoration fund
Posted On: December 19, 2014
One of Antigua and Barbuda's historic churches and a tourist attraction - The Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Divine, has received a generous donation from Mrs. Grathel Richards, mother o... {Read More}
Chairman of CARICOM and Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda Gaston Browne Welcomes Historic Announcement by the USA on its Foreign Relations with Cuba
Posted On: December 18, 2014
The Honourable Gaston Browne, Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, speaking today from Jordan in the Middle East where he is pursuing investments for Antigua and Barbuda, welcomed the historic decis... {Read More}
First Lady Maria Browne makes donations to two Institutions
Posted On: December 18, 2014
First Lady of Antigua and Barbuda Mrs. Maria Browne on Wednesday, through her charitable foundation SHARE, made sizeable donations to the Salvation Army “Red Kettle” drive and the Cla... {Read More}
Citizens of Six Nations Excluded from Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Programme
Posted On: December 17, 2014
The Cabinet of Antigua and Barbuda, meeting on Thursday, 11 December  2014, decided to instruct the Citizenship By Investment Unit, that it shall deny citizens of six states the offer to acquire ... {Read More}
PM Browne Predicts Antigua and Barbuda to Surpass IMF 2015 Growth Projection
Posted On: December 17, 2014
Prime Minister the Hon. Gaston Browne has predicted that his government’s programmes and policies to rebuild the economy of Antigua and Barbuda will result in the country surpassing the IMF 2015... {Read More}
Sunshine girls experience island safari on the first day of Christmas
Posted On: December 17, 2014
 The eight girls at the Sunshine Home in Johnson's Point kicked off twelve days of fun and good cheer with the gift of an Island Safari Tour from Tropical Adventures. The tour included historical... {Read More}
Governor General of Antigua and Barbuda knighted by Her Majesty the Queen
Posted On: December 17, 2014
Governor General, Sir Rodney Williams was knighted by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on Friday, 5th December 2014 at Windsor Castle.  During a half hour private audience with Her Majesty, S... {Read More}
PM Browne in the Middle East promoting Investment Opportunities in Antigua and Barbuda
Posted On: December 16, 2014
Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda the Hon. Gaston Browne is today in the Middle East promoting investment opportunities in Antigua and Barbuda. The country’s leader, who is accompanied by F... {Read More}
Antigua and Barbuda Minister of Tourism explores expanding its presence in the German market
Posted On: December 16, 2014
Antigua and Barbuda’s Minister of Tourism, The Hon. Asot Michael has indicated that Antigua and Barbuda is looking at the possibility of re-opening the Antigua and Barbuda Tourist Office in Germ... {Read More}
Substance Abuse Prevention Strategies for the Holiday Season
Posted On: December 16, 2014
The Substance Abuse Prevention Division and the Antigua and Barbuda Alcohol Task Force are urging residents to act responsibly during the Christmas holiday. In a message, both parties encourage indiv... {Read More}
Honourable Asot A. Michael Speech at the Sandals Resort International Managers Retreat
Posted On: December 16, 2014
Ladies and Gentlemen, it is a matter of great personal pride for me to be here. Greetings and a warm welcome to the beautiful twin-island nation of Antigua and Barbuda. I would like to firstly recogn... {Read More}