Antigua and Barbuda

Country Antigua and Barbuda
Capital Saint John's
Continent North America(Central America)
Currency East Carbbean dollar(XCD)
Languages English

St. John's

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Introduction

The Siboney were the first to inhabit the islands of Antigua and Barbuda in 2400 B.C., but Arawak Indians populated the islands when COLUMBUS landed on his second voyage in 1493. Early settlements by the Spanish and French were succeeded by the English who formed a colony in 1667. Slavery, established to run the sugar plantations on Antigua, was abolished in 1834. The islands became an independent state within the British Commonwealth of Nations in 1981.

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Antigua and Barbuda - Wikipedia
Antigua and Barbuda - CIA World Fact Book
Antigua and barbuda - BBC
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No relay medals for Antigua & Barbuda - Antigua Observer

No relay medals for Antigua & Barbuda
Antigua Observer
Antigua & Barbuda registered a DNF (Did Not Finish) in the 4×100 metres relay and finished at the bottom of the pile in the 4×200 metres relay at the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) World Relays held at the T Robinson Stadium ...



Six earthquakes affected Antigua and Barbuda Sunday and Monday - Reliefweb

Reliefweb

Six earthquakes affected Antigua and Barbuda Sunday and Monday
Reliefweb
A total of six earthquakes affected Antigua and Barbuda between Sunday night and Monday morning, according to information received from the UWI Seismic Research Centre in Trinidad. The quakes, which struck between 11:12 Sunday night and 4:31 ...



Antigua & Barbuda finishes strong at Carifta Games - Antigua Observer

Antigua & Barbuda finishes strong at Carifta Games
Antigua Observer
A silver medal from middle and long distance runner, Kalique St Jean, and a bronze from sprinter Joella Lloyd, carried Antigua & Barbuda's medal count at the 2017 FLOW Carifta Games to five on the final day of competition at the Curacao National ...

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Antigua and Barbuda objects to being named as tax haven - Jamaica Observer

Jamaica Observer

Antigua and Barbuda objects to being named as tax haven
Jamaica Observer
ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — The Antigua and Barbuda government Wednesday formally launched “strong objections” with the State of Illinois in the United States which has introduced legislation listing the island and 10 other Caribbean Community ...

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Latest:Sand mining continues in Barbuda's National Park - Antigua Observer

Latest:Sand mining continues in Barbuda's National Park
Antigua Observer
Mussington said that Antigua & Barbuda has signed onto the RAMSAR Convention and that the lagoon is the only RAMSAR site — sites designated as Wetlands of International Importance — for the twin island nation. “By continuing to destroy the natural ...



Antigua And Barbuda Announce Winners For Antigua Barbuda Romance Sweepstakes - PR Newswire (press release)

Antigua And Barbuda Announce Winners For Antigua Barbuda Romance Sweepstakes
PR Newswire (press release)
NEW YORK, March 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Antigua and Barbuda is celebrating the success of their dynamic new Antigua Barbuda Romance Facebook page launched on Valentine's Day by announcing the winners of their first sweepstakes: Miami couple, ...

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Antigua And Barbuda Launch New Education Course On Travel Agent University - PR Newswire (press release)

PR Newswire (press release)

Antigua And Barbuda Launch New Education Course On Travel Agent University
PR Newswire (press release)
NEW YORK, April 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Antigua and Barbuda announced today the launch of its new agent specialist course on the premiere e-learning platform, Travel Agent University (TAU). TAU, with 45,000 plus active members, is the industry's ...

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CARIBBEAN: Antigua & Barbuda objects to being listed as tax haven - St. Lucia News Online (press release)

St. Lucia News Online (press release)

CARIBBEAN: Antigua & Barbuda objects to being listed as tax haven
St. Lucia News Online (press release)
ANTIGUA OBSERVER – Antigua & Barbuda, on Wednesday, launched what government said was a strong objection with the US State of Illinois, which has introduced legislation, listing the twin island state and 10 Caricom countries as tax havens. In letters ...

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Defending Antigua And Barbuda Appropriately - News Americas Now Caribbean And Latin America Daily News

News Americas Now Caribbean And Latin America Daily News

Defending Antigua And Barbuda Appropriately
News Americas Now Caribbean And Latin America Daily News
28, 2017: I have read Antigua & Barbuda's National Hero Sir Lester Bird's and Opposition Leader Dr. Baldwin Spencer's, response to the US' 2017 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (NCSR). Both have expressed strong support for PM Gaston ...



Antigua & Barbuda to pilot OECS family court programme - Antigua Observer

Antigua & Barbuda to pilot OECS family court programme
Antigua Observer
Minister of Legal affairs, Steadroy “Cutie” Benjamin said that the venture was “a very important advance in family law procedures and principles in the OECS region and we are very fortunate and happy that the court saw it fit to choose Antigua ...