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TRAVEL: LIAT can be restructured in 90 days – Antigua’s PM Gaston Browne

Prime Minister, Gaston Browne.

Antigua and Barbuda looks set to surge ahead with plans to restructure Liat after the governments of St Vincent and the Grenadines and Barbados Monday night agreed to sell their shareholdings for $1.

Prime Minister Gaston Browne made that disclosure on Antigua’s OBSERVER on Tuesday morning (July 21, 2020) after revealing that his regional counterparts have backed his plans to reorganise the ailing carrier.

Antigua apologizes to Rastafarian community for decades of discrimination

Antigua apologizes to Rastafarian community

Photo: Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne with Ambassador Franklyn “King Frank-I” Francis.

BY NELSON A. KING – Antigua & Barbuda

The government of Antigua and Barbuda was expected Monday May 21, 2018 to formally apologize before the Organization of American States (OAS) on discrimination against the Rastafarian community, hoping to improve relations with the religious group.     Continue reading

Cannabis: Antigua PM issues apology to Rastafari community

Cannabis: Antigua PM issues apology to Rastafari community

420- International Day of Cannabis

Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne says the prohibition of cannabis less than 100 years ago, was prompted not by altruistic motives or concern for the health or well-being of users, but to serve “the racist, political and economic interests’ of the then global powers.

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https://caribbeannewsservice.com/now/st-lucia-antigua-pm-issues-apology-to-rastafari-community/

Where next for LIAT? – the Caribbean’s Regional Airline

Where next for LIAT? – the Caribbean’s Regional Airline

LIAT planePublished on April 8, 2015 – Caribbean News Now – By Ken Richards

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) — It may be hyperbole to suggest that the future of regional airline LIAT is ‘up in the air’ at the moment; however, recent outrage expressed by Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne over an alleged plan to replace LIAT with a new airline in which Barbados would have a leading role, is fuelling speculation about where next for LIAT, the airline that has served the region for more than 50 years.

St Vincent and the Grenadines opposition leader Arnhim Eustace said he is very concerned about the situation because LIAT plays a key role in regional travel and the tourism industry.
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