Antigua & Barbuda News

Antigua: Woman Found with Cocaine Strapped to her body at Airport

A 30-year-old woman is in police custody, after she was found with cocaine and cannabis at V.C Bird International Airport.

Antigua and Barbuda announces its interest in joining CAF

At the UN SIDS4 meeting, Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda Gaston Brown made a significant move by signing a declaration of intent to join CAF - Development Bank of Latin America and the Caribbean.

Visa-Free Entry for Chinese Citizens into Antigua Begins, Marking Reciprocal Travel...

Starting May 11, 2024, citizens of Antigua and Barbuda and China can enjoy visa-free travel for stays up to 30 days within a 90-day period, following the ratification of the Mutual Visa Exemption Agreement.

Antigua: Prison officer sentenced for smuggling drugs into workplace

Hugh James, a former prison officer in Antigua and Barbuda, with over 12 years of experience, was caught smuggling drugs into the penal facility where he once worked.

Antigua’s Lower House approves bill for judge alone trials

The Lower House of Parliament recently voted to permanently empower judges to preside over High Court cases for indictable criminal matters by passing an amendment that ended a sunset clause in the Criminal Proceedings (Trial by Judge Alone) Act of 2021.

Antigua and Barbuda Forges Deeper Ties with France: NewEmbassy and Fluent...

Antigua and Barbuda proudly announces the inauguration of its Embassy in France, marking a significant stride in strengthening bilateral relations and fostering strategic alliances.

Antiguan cricketer banned for five years by ICC

The International Cricket Council (ICC), which is recognized as the global governing body of cricket, has issued its verdict in the anti-corruption case involving Antiguan cricketer Devon ‘Booby’ Thomas.

Antigua PM willing to negotiate directly with former LIAT workers

Prime Minister Gaston Browne says his administration is prepared to negotiate directly with the former employees of the regional airline, LIAT (1974) Limited that went bankrupt earlier this year. 

Antigua & Barbuda rubbishes US story about its relationship with China

The Antigua and Barbuda government has brushed aside a report by a US publication that the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country had become the “front yard” for China with Beijing being able to exert undue influence on the Gaston Browne administration. 

Diplomat warns Antigua conference represents last chance to save SIDS

Antigua and Barbuda’s Deputy United Nations Ambassador, Tumasie Blair, Wednesday said the upcoming International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS4) to be held in the country next month is “the last chance to save SIDS.