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CARICOM | COVID-19 Community Spread Bursts CARICOM "Travel Bubble"

MONTEGO BAY,  November 3, 2020 - With a continued increase in the number of COVID-19 cases across the Caribbean, Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne says the CARICOM “travel bubble” has burst, putting paid to the efforts by CARICOM tourism officials  to have a more relaxed travel protocol for nationals from across the Region.

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  • Countries CARICOM
  • Published in Tourism

ANTIGUA | LIAT to resume operations with flight to Dominica Nov. 1

ST. JOHNS, Antigua, November 1, 2020 - The restructured regional airline LIAT is expected to return to the skies today, with the first flight since the airline suspended its services between Antigua and Dominica which remains a major shareholder in the airline.

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  • Countries Antigua_Barbuda
  • Published in Tourism

ANTIGUA | Gaston Browne and Asot Michael 'at daggers drawn'

ST. JOHNS, Antigua, Sept. 29, 2020 – There seems to be no love lost between Prime Minister Gaston Browne and tainted long-time Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party (ABLP) member Asot Michael, with Browne distancing himself “from the behaviour” of the legislator and threatening to remove him from government.

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  • Countries Antigua_Barbuda

ANTIGUA | Some countries may write off LIAT's debts says Gaston Browne

ST. JOHNS, Antigua, September 13, 2020 – As Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne continue to pave the way for the reintroduction of LIAT as the preferred regional carrier, a number of regional leaders are said to have given their commitment to write of debts owed to them by the regional airline which is now in Administration.

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  • Countries Antigua_Barbuda

ANTIGUA | LIAT's creditors given until August 15 to make claim

ST. JOHN'S, Antigua, August 7, 2020 - LIAT 1974 Ltd’s court-appointed administrator Cleveland Seaforth of the multinational accounting firm BDO, has given creditors a week from Saturday to submit their claims, holders of company property to return it and persons owing money to pay the company.

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  • Countries Antigua_Barbuda

ANTIGUA | Browne seeks CDB Loan to purchase LIAT aircraft

ST. JOHNS, Antigua, August 4, 2020 - As Prime Minister Gaston Browne continues to implements his plan to save the regional airline LIAT by reorganizing its finances and making arrangements with its creditors, the government of Antigua and Barbuda has approached the Caribbean Development Bank for a loan to purchase two aircraft to bolster the airline’s fleet.

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  • Countries Antigua_Barbuda

ANTIGUA | Court appointed Administrator takes control of LIAT

ST. JOHN’S Antigua, July 26, 2020 - As Prime Minister Gaston Browne continues to pursue his reorganisation plans for the regional airline LIAT, the government of Antigua and Barbuda has been successful in its application to the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court for an Administrator to be appointed for the ailing airline.

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  • Countries Antigua_Barbuda
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