Monday, August 2, 2021

Economy

Plans for Willoughby Bay development presented

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Following weeks of intense discussions, a detailed plan for the development of the Willoughby Bay area near Bethesda has been presented to the government. The...

Young people told to prepare for increase in jobs post-Covid

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(Observer) Many young people have felt the pinch from job losses and business closures due to the Covid-19 pandemic. But the involuntary down-time, if used constructively,...

Citizenship by Investment Unit pays $9,948.34 insurance premium for Minister

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(ABN) The Citizenship by Investment Unit has published a report detailing how funds raised by the programme are being spent. The report shows that $9,948.34 was...

Chinese firm chooses Antigua for regional headquarters

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The China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) is constructing its regional headquarters here in Antigua. CCECC is behind several major projects in Antigua and Barbuda,...

Surge of Covid-Related Interest in Investment Migration from Citizens of Developed Nations

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The massive volatility driven by Covid-19 has pushed the steady growth in investment migration into overdrive, with a nearly 50% increase in enquiries overall...

Caribbean banks promote financial literacy

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The Caribbean Association of Banks (CAB) Inc. has embarked upon a series of initiatives intended to promote and celebrate financial literacy and financial inclusion...

Banks unlikely to return to ‘regular’ hours

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(Pointe Xpress) At least one commercial bank has announced adjustments in its opening hours beginning next Monday, but a banking official has said it is...

CIP holds steady throughout pandemic

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(Pointe Xpress) Interest in the Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP) and the volume of applications received have held steady throughout the pandemic. This...

PM to meet with bankers

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(Pointe Xpress) As the impact of the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect the local economy, Prime Minister Gaston Browne, has called for a meeting with...

Sale Price For Jolly Beach Resort Still Being Negotiated

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Cabinet Notes: The Receiver/Liquidator of the Jolly Beach Hotel was invited to Cabinet to provide an update on the plans for that property and...