Antigua and Barbuda news magazine is a collective of news and resources that reconncects the expatriats from across canada to the motherland and vis-versa. We strive to bring stories and highlight the everday person making a difference in their community.
The Island of Antiguaborn out of the sea by a volcano about 30 million years ago is surrounded by 365 lush beaches of white sand and caves. Barbuda is home to a diversity of native habitats, the largest breeding and pink sandy beaches, reefs, lagoons and abundant wildlife surround nesting colony of the Magnificent Frigate Bird in the world. Antigua has a population of mostly made up of people of West African, British, and Madeiran descent. The ethnic distribution consists of 91% Black & Mulatto, 4.4% mixed race, 1.7% White, and 2.9% other (primarily East Indian and other Asian). Most Whites are of British descent. Christian Levantine Arabs, and a small number of Asians and Sephardic Jews make up the remainder of the population.
Antigua and Barbuda lie in the eastern arc of the Leeward Islands of the Lesser Antilles, separating the Atlantic Ocean from the Caribbean Sea. Antigua is 650 km (400 mi) southeast of Puerto Rico; Barbuda lies 48 km (30 mi) due north of Antigua, and the uninhabited island of Redonda is 56 km (35 mi) southwest of Antigua.
Due to COVID-19 pandemic and protocols, the annual Independence Anniversary Banquet hosted by the Antigua and Barbuda Association of Toronto has been cancelled. However, the Association will present a couple of events virtually, in celebration of the 39th Independence Anniversary.
Thursday October 29th 7:00PM; INFORMATION SESSION – COVID-19 Update and the impact on Travel – Guest speaker, the Honorable Molwyn Joseph, Minister of Health, Wellness and The Environment for Antigua and Barbuda.
Madeline Blackman joins the Antigua Barbuda Electoral Commission as its newest member.
The Antigua and Barbuda Electoral Commission welcomes a new member of the electoral management body in the person of Ms. Madeline Blackman. Ms Blackman, replaces Mrs. Paula C.M. Lee, whose seven-year tenure as a Member of the Commission came to an end on August 31st 2020. She was appointed by the Antigua and Barbuda Evangelical Association and the Antigua Christian Council.