Antigua and Barbuda’s Popular Run in Paradise Half-Marathon set for May 28

  ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA’S POPULAR RUN IN PARADISE HALF-MARATHON SET FOR MAY 28 EARLY BIRD SPECIAL ENDS FEBRUARY 28!   Visiting runners in the Run In Paradise Half-Marathon celebrate their finish and display their finishers medals on Antigua’s, Fort James Beach.   February 23, 2017 (St. John’s, Antigua) – A record number of runners on…

DOMINICA | CCJ dismisses Tommy Lee’s application by promoter Cabral Douglas

CCJ dismisses Tommy Lee's application by promoter Cabral Douglas

The  Dominica government Monday welcomed a ruling by the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice  (CCJ) dismissing an application filed by local show promoter, Cabral Douglas, in which he accused the government of causing a breach of contract with the Jamaican entertainer Tommy Lee Sparta’. The CCJ is the island’s highest court and the matter was…

CTO & CHTA applaud CARICOM decisions on tourism

STATEMENT BY THE CARIBBEAN TOURISM ORGANIZATION AND THE CARIBBEAN HOTEL AND TOURISM ASSOCIATION ON CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY HEADS OF GOVERNMENT DECISION TO ADVANCE THE REGIONAL TOURISM AGENDA From left: Hugh Riley, CTO secretary general; Bahamas minister of foreign affairs and immigration Fred Mitchell; CHTA president Karolin Troubetzkoy; and CHTA CEO and director general Frank Comito. BRIDGETOWN,…

Commonwealth Secretariat encourages peaceful discourse in Dominica

The Commonwealth Secretariat has been monitoring developments in Dominica

The Commonwealth Secretariat has been monitoring developments in Dominica and was saddened by the violence that occurred following a public meeting on 7 February. The Commonwealth Charter espouses that freedom of expression, association and peaceful assembly, the rule of law and human rights are the foundations of a democratic society and accountable governance. In this…

COMMUNIQUE – 28th Inter-Sessional Meeting of CARICOM Heads of Government

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The Twenty-Eighth Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) was held at Georgetown, Guyana, on 16-17 February 2017.  The President of Guyana, His Excellency Brigadier (Ret’d) David Granger, chaired the proceedings. Other members of the Conference in attendance were Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Honourable Gaston Browne;…

Antigua and Barbuda Launches Tourism Social Media Channel Dedicated To Romance

  ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA LAUNCH WORLD’S FIRST TOURISM SOCIAL MEDIA CHANNEL DEDICATED TO ROMANCE ‘Antigua Barbuda Romance’ Provides Expert Advice on Caribbean’s Most Romantic Destination        February 14, 2017 (New York, NY) –  Antigua and Barbuda is celebrating Valentine’s Day by launching the world’s first tourism social media channel, dedicated entirely to romance…

Dominica PM says a coup was planned against his government

Dominica’s Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit accused Lennox Linton of Economic Terrorism

ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC) — Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says the leadership of two opposition parties had planned to storm his office and “seize the seat of power” during Tuesday night’s disturbances that led to demonstrators setting fire to buildings and looting several businesses. In a radio and television address on Wednesday night, Skerrit said that…