One of the most popular landmarks that can’t be missed in Antigua is the St. John’s Cathedral. First built in 1681 it was a wooden structure that was destroyed by earthquake in 1745 and later again in 1746 and then rebuilt out of English bricks. The present cathedral with its imposing white twin towers was built on fossilized reef in 1845. The planters called the Cathedral ‘Big Church’ and that it frightened as a symbol of English power. 


Recently whilst visiting Antigua & Barbuda I visited one of many casinos scattered mainly around St Johns the capitol.  Whilst there I was told that the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the United States are fighting over a 20 year gambling dispute that stated when Antigua and Barbuda developed an internet gambling industry to replace declining tourism revenues it found itself shut out of the world’s largest gambling market.

One month later: How businesses affected by the October 2023 fire in English Harbour are bouncing back

A month ago, tropical storm Philippe made landfall in Antigua with powerful lightning storms. It is speculated that one of these bolts of lightning hit what was the on-water commercial building of the Antigua Yacht Club Marina in English Harbour, on the southern point of the island.

Caribbean Nations Forge a Path of Unity Through Collective Air Travel Endeavors

In the heart of the Caribbean, a renewed discussion surrounding the region's air travel has emerged. The continued disruptions faced by inter-Caribbean Airways have cast a spotlight on the challenges of maintaining efficient connectivity in the Caribbean. As we navigate through these tumultuous times, it becomes increasingly evident that the Caribbean's unity and collective efforts must be reinvigorated.

Bridging Cultures: Antigua and Dominica Unite at the World Creole Music Festival

As the vibrant rhythms of the Caribbean echo across the region, the anticipation for the World Creole Music Festival in the Commonwealth of Dominica is building to an exhilarating crescendo. From October 27th to 29th, 2023, Roseau will transform into a cultural haven, showcasing the rich tapestry of Creole music and heritage. Antiguans and Barbudans, with their deep-rooted connections to Dominica, eagerly anticipates this celebration of shared culture and history.

Toronto College Application Process for students living in the Caribbean

Dear Community partners,

The Antigua and Barbuda Association of Toronto (ABAT) will be hosting a virtual event in collaboration with Council of Caribbean Associations Canada (CCAC) and Be the Change.  This event will provide students from the Caribbean an opportunity to learn about the application process for Canadian colleges along with the VISA application process.

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