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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Antigua And Barbuda Hopeful That Trump Administration Will End Online Poker Dispute - CardPlayer.com

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Antigua And Barbuda Hopeful That Trump Administration Will End Online Poker Dispute
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Over 10 years ago, the World Trade Organization determined that the U.S. violated international trade law when it cracked down on online gambling sites, which were serving Americans, operating out of Antigua and Barbuda. The country said the U.S. had ...



Antigua and Barbuda pushes past St. Kitts and Nevis in economic growth in 2016 - South Florida Caribbean News

South Florida Caribbean News

Antigua and Barbuda pushes past St. Kitts and Nevis in economic growth in 2016
South Florida Caribbean News
Prime Minister Browne said the Antigua and Barbuda economy has shown such spectacular growth in 2016 due to strategic and sustainable policies that have created a stable economic climate of very low inflation and robust growth and development.
Latest:Businesses want better interest ratesAntigua Observer

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Spencer: 2016, not Antigua & Barbuda's finest - Antigua Observer

Spencer: 2016, not Antigua & Barbuda's finest
Antigua Observer
Opposition Leader of the United Progressive Party, Baldwin Spencer has said 2016 will not go down in history as one of the country's finest years. In his New Year's address, Spencer said for many Antiguans and Barbudans, 2016 was beset by difficulties.



Investor in Antigua & Barbuda Accused of Tax Fraud in Germany - Caribbean360.com (subscription)

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Investor in Antigua & Barbuda Accused of Tax Fraud in Germany
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LONDON, United Kingdom, Sunday January 15, 2017 A British businessman who was investing in several projects in Antigua and Barbuda has been arrested in London in connection with tax fraud in Germany. Peter Singh Virdee was arrested at Heathrow ...
Investor arrested in tax scamAntigua Observer

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Antigua and Barbuda in strong position to accelerate renewable energy deployment, says report - Renewable Energy Focus

Antigua and Barbuda in strong position to accelerate renewable energy deployment, says report
Renewable Energy Focus
Developing Antigua and Barbuda's abundant renewable energy resources will enable the country to meet a large share of its energy demand sustainably with renewables, according to a report released by the International Renewable Energy Agency ...

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Antigua and Barbuda Continuing Tourism Boom - Caribbean Journal

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Antigua and Barbuda Continuing Tourism Boom
Caribbean Journal
Antigua and Barbuda's tourism boom is continuing, thanks to record-breaking numbers from the United States. The twin-island destination welcomed its 100,000th visitors from the U.S. in 2016, the first time in record arrivals history for Antigua and ...

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Antigua And Barbuda Close 2016 On A High, Celebrating 100000th US Visitor Arrival - Yahoo Finance

Antigua And Barbuda Close 2016 On A High, Celebrating 100000th US Visitor Arrival
Yahoo Finance
31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Antigua and Barbuda has ended 2016 on a high note by celebrating the arrival of the 100,000th US Visitor in the year, for the first time in recorded arrivals history. This milestone is a crowning achievement in a banner year ...



Antigua And Barbuda: Passports For Sale! (Part 3) - Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

Antigua And Barbuda: Passports For Sale! (Part 3)
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
Indeed, part of the presentation given by the Prime Minister, described by Jason Glenfield in the March 2015 issue of Bloomberg Markets Magazine, starts out as follows: "Gaston Browne, the Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, starts his sales pitch ...



APUA attempts to silence OBSERVER - Antigua Observer

APUA attempts to silence OBSERVER
Antigua Observer
I think it can only be construed as an attack on the free press in Antigua & Barbuda, and it is unfortunate that persons would attempt to utilise the state institutions to silence the only independent media in the country, rather than to hold ...



Antigua & Barbuda Celebrates Their 100000th U.S. Visitor Arrival with Guest Staying at Pineapple Beach Club - Business Wire (press release)

Business Wire (press release)

Antigua & Barbuda Celebrates Their 100000th U.S. Visitor Arrival with Guest Staying at Pineapple Beach Club
Business Wire (press release)
BUSINESS WIRE)--The twin-island nation of Antigua and Barbuda ended 2016 on a high note by celebrating the arrival of its 100,000th U.S. Visitor for the year, for the first time in over ten years. This milestone is a crowning achievement in a banner ...

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