Asot Michael fired as Antigua’s tourism minister after London arrest

Asot Michael's appointment as Minister of Tourism and Investment for Antigua & Barbuda has been revoked, following his arrest in London this morning. Details concerning the former Minister's detention are not immediately available as at press time.

/ October 23, 2017

After disasters, Caribbean lobbies for new development indicators

The world's most developed countries see the small islands of the Caribbean as economic peers, based on misleading development indicators that belie the region's vulnerability to climate change, and exempt most of the Caribbean from development assistance

/ October 14, 2017

Venezuela’s instability poses humanitarian crisis for the Caribbean

A report from the UN High Commissioner on Refugees has found that the Caribbean is a key destination for displaced Venezuelans and other refugees, but the region is unprepared to handle the influx

/ July 1, 2017

Canada ends visa-free travel for Antiguan nationals

Citing concerns over Caribbean citizenship by investment programmes, Canada has imposed an immediate visa requirement for all Antigua & Barbuda passport holders

/ June 28, 2017

Is the United States still a reliable partner for the Caribbean?

The Trump presidency forces the Caribbean to consider how it should relate to a neighbour that is set on a course that is harmful to its core interests, and to identify more complementary global partners

/ June 2, 2017

Hubert Minnis claims election victory in The Bahamas

In an indictment on the politics of the Progressive Liberal Party, voters in The Bahamas have delivered a crushing blow to the PLP's political hierarchy in almost every constituency in the Commonwealth

/ May 10, 2017