Great news for Antigua and Barbuda as British Airways after 30 years of serving the island has officially relaunched its service from London Heathrow Airport departing six days a week from April to October. The carrier’s resumption comes as Antigua and Barbuda is included on the UK’s Green List of travel destinations. “The demand for holidays to Antigua and Barbuda has been immense, particularly with our inclusion on the UK’s Green List.
ABAT is collaborating with Hold On Pain Ends (HOPE) Foundation (Antigua) to address the issue of food security among marginalized populations in Antigua, effecting men, women and older adults. CV19 has affected many people in Antigua and across the world. With the lack of social supports available, these donations will help address this ongoing need of families to feed themselves.
Envisioning a technologically empowered Caribbean In April 2021, the Inter Development Bank (IDB) alongside the Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator, the Singularity University and The Destination experience released an ebook on the Caribbean Pivot website that captures the imagination of a future Caribbean. They coopted some of the regions promising illustrators to capture the essence of a vision of a technologically empowered Caribbean twenty years in the future.
SVG appreciates a group from the Antigua and Barbuda Community that provided helping hands to Cari-on and the SVG Relief Effort at Morning Star Christian Fellowship church in Scarborough on Thursday April 22, by transporting relief items from drop off locations as well as sorting and packing the "Canada Family Boxes", - each box with a variety of Food and Care Package items. Organized by John Mills, photos include:
John Mills, Lurvy Williams, Sylvester Williams, Eric Delfish, Fitzroy Tonge, George Galloway
By Christal Clashing, Photos Discover Dominica
If you were fortunate enough to study Caribbean history in the early years of secondary school in the West Indies, you might remember the stories about the Caribs and the Arawaks. These were tribes of indigenous people who lived across the archipelago of islands located between South America and North America that today we call the Caribbean. These were the tribes that met Christopher Columbus upon his “discovery” of what he called the West Indies.
Canada and Antigua / Barbuda has had a relationship of mutual respect that goes all the way back to 1926 around the time of post slavery when governors from the Britain still ruled over the Island. When other governors severely mistreated the island people especially workers, one man decided that he wanted to make a difference not just for the sake of ego but to help improve the lives of Antiguans overall.