Tag: antigua

POLITICS

Antigua And Barbuda’s Government Share Oil Stake With People

The Antigua and Barbuda government is set to sell 10 percent of its shares in the state-owned West Indies Oil Company (WIOC) with its people. Founded in 1961, WIOC was purchased in 1976 by the government, which four years later sold 75 percent of the company to National Petroleum. WIOC facilities operate only as a terminal for oil products with […]

POLITICS

Mike Tyson Seeks To Cash In On Marijuana In Antigua

Former world heavyweight boxing champion, Mike Tyson recently traveled to Antigua and Barbuda with the view of cashing in on the new marijuana business wave that seems to be overtaking the Caribbean region. Tyson is seeking to build a partnership between his marijuana farm and the local government led by Prime Minister Gaston Browne. Prime Minister Browne told a press […]

EDUCATION

The Pelican Set To Perch In Antigua And Barbuda

According to press reports, talks have been held between the Vice-Chancellor of the University of the West Indies (UWI) Sir Hilary Beckles and the government of Antigua and Barbuda with the view of the opening of the UWI campus on the island. The report noted the campus should be opened in September with at least 1,000 students. A release noted […]

EDITORIAL

Prime Minister Of Antigua And Barbuda Jumps The Gun

Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Gaston Browne, in sacking Asot Michael his Cabinet Minister of Tourism and Investment Minister, based on his arrest in London must be a joke taken too far, or fake news, even. What could possess the Prime Minister to take such an action before due process, God alone knows. Isn’t a man innocent until proven […]

cricket SPORTS

ONEINDIG Big On Windies Cricket Play

According to windiescricket.com, the West Indies Cricket Board confirmed today that Indian technology company, ONEINDIG Technologies Pvt. Ltd. is the title sponsor of the three-match One-Day International series between West Indies and England. The series will be known as the ONEINDIG CUP and will be played at the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground in Antigua on Friday, March 3 and […]