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Monday, May 10, 2010

THE VALLEY, Anguilla -- In its quest to foster strong associations and best practice among its members, the Red Ensign Group (REG), holds an annual conference. Its members include the United Kingdom, the UK Crown Dependencies and the UK Overseas Territories who operate shipping registers. read more...



Wednesday, April 14, 2010

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CUOPM) -- The Chairman of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Denzil Douglas has listed crime as the number one challenge facing the nine-member sub-regional grouping. Douglas told CMC that he believes there is need for greater concerted effort. read more...



Thursday, March 25, 2010

PARIS, France (AFP) -- Three Caribbean jurisdictions, St Kitts and Nevis, St Vincent and the Grenadines and Anguilla, now meet internationally agreed standards on exchange of tax information, the OECD said. St Kitts and Nevis and St Vincent and the Grenadines are island nations, while Anguilla is a British territory. read more...



Monday, February 15, 2010

Voters and other locals in the tiny dependent territory of Anguilla, as well as nationals of other Caribbean countries are speculating who will win Monday's general elections. This the third country in the region to hold elections within the past two months. The leaders of three political parties are vying to be Chief Minister. read more...



Friday, February 12, 2010

NEW YORK, USA -- Anguilla’s Wallblake Airport over the Holiday season continued to show quiet resilience, creating confident optimism with the arrival of private jets attributing to the increase in US visitor arrivals, an indication that the challenging economic environment may have given way to pent-up demand. read more...



Thursday, January 7, 2010

THE VALLEY, Anguilla -- The breakaway island of Anguilla, which was originally a part of St Kitts-Nevis, but which formed its own government under British administration in 1971, will hold its general elections on February 15, but St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister, Denzil Douglas, has not announced a date for his country's elections. read more...



Wednesday, December 23, 2009

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Following reports of airborne ash clouds from the Soufriere Hills Volcano in Montserrat, LIAT has advised the travelling public that, although to date no LIAT service has been affected, the volcanic ash has the potential to disrupt air travel in the Eastern Caribbean. read more...



Wednesday, December 9, 2009

LONDON, England -- Minister responsible for the Overseas Territories, Chris Bryant, on Monday met elected leaders from five British Overseas Territories (OTs) in the Caribbean who are in London for the annual Overseas Territories Consultative Council (OTCC) on 8 and 9 December. read more...



Tuesday, December 8, 2009

THE VALLEY, Anguilla -- On December 19, 2009, Anguilla's first and only golf course, the Temenos Golf Course, the $50 million creation of Greg Norman, will re-open. Considered one of the finest golf courses in the Caribbean, the 7,063-yard championship course was designed by golf legend Greg Norman read more...



Tuesday, December 1, 2009

NEW YORK, USA -- Anguilla, the serene island paradise in the Caribbean, known for its tranquility, beauty and famed upscale resorts is developing new initiatives with substantial reasons for incentive and meeting planners to take a closer look at this unspoiled, tropical island getaway. read more...



Friday, November 27, 2009

PHILIPSBURG, St Maarten -- Regional carrier Windward Islands Airline (Winair) has announced that it will be terminating the route from St Maarten to Anguilla with effect from December 1, 2009. According to Vice President of Marketing, Claudio Buncamper, this is as a result of the airline suffering significant losses. read more...



Thursday, November 19, 2009

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada -- Prime Minister Tillman Thomas will give the Grenada government’s position on the deepening of the integration process and the establishment of the OECS economic union when he meets with his colleague heads of government at a meeting of the OECS Authority in Anguilla. read more...



Thursday, November 19, 2009

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CUOPM) -- Nationals residing in Anguilla get an opportunity to hear first-hand from St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Denzil Douglas on Thursday evening. He will use the opportunity to meet with nationals of the Federation at Teacher's Resource Centre in The Valley. read more...



Friday, October 30, 2009

LONDON, England (Reuters) -- Britain's overseas financial havens should bump up taxes to wean their economies off credit crunch hit banking, insurance and funds services, a government commissioned report said on Thursday. The UK government signalled its backing for the report. read more...



Wednesday, October 14, 2009

THE VALLEY, Anguilla -- Caribbean Information and Credit Rating Services Limited (CariCRIS) on Tuesday lowered the ratings on the debt issue (notional) of the size of US$25 million of the government of Anguilla to CariA+ (Local and Foreign Currency Rating) from CariAA (Local and Foreign Currency Rating). read more...



Friday, October 9, 2009

THE VALLEY, Anguilla -- Anguilla, the serene island paradise in the Caribbean, is just perhaps the perfect setting for a jazz festival. The tranquil island character of Anguilla offers the perfect blend of setting and atmosphere to bring travelers a rich, passionate jazz festival experience. read more...



Thursday, October 1, 2009

BASSETERRE, St Kitts -- Maintaining the stability of the EC currency is one of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank’s main achievements as the Bank celebrates its 26th anniversary on 1 October. Governor of the ECCB, Sir K Dwight Venner says the fact that the ECCB has been kept together for 26 years and... read more...



Friday, September 11, 2009

NEW YORK, USA -- With some of the world’s best beaches, delicious cuisine and accommodations to suit every budget, Anguilla is the perfect getaway for winter travelers. Highlights of what’s new island wide and winter packages for the 2009/2010 winter season include... read more...



Saturday, August 15, 2009

THE VALLEY, Anguilla -- Anguilla was recently represented at two regional fisheries forums in St Lucia. The first event was a two-day Caribbean workshop on international fisheries management hosted by the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO); where participants were exposed to the... read more...



Thursday, July 23, 2009

LONDON, England -- Chief Minister, Osbourne Fleming and Minister of Finance, Victor Banks attended a series of meetings this week with private institutions and the British government aimed at dealing with shoring up the tourism industry and alleviating the impact of the global economic crisis on Anguilla. read more...



Saturday, July 11, 2009

THE VALLEY, Anguilla -- Anguilla's Chief Immigration Officer Laureen Bryan has described a recent training workshop in Fraudulent Document Detection as being extremely beneficial. Immigration Officers along with personnel from police, customs and airline staff participated in the two day exercise held last week. read more...



Tuesday, June 16, 2009

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Anguilla Chef Glendon Carty was voted the Caribbean's Top Chef on Sunday night at the Taste of the Caribbean finals and the Anguilla National Culinary Team took home top medals in every category. After winning a TEAM GOLD medal in Saturday's competition... read more...



Tuesday, June 16, 2009

NEW YORK, USA -- The Anguilla Tourist Board has announced the launch of its new website. Designed to capture and communicate the essence of authentic Anguilla, the new site tells the story of the unique Anguilla experience and highlights the destination’s offerings to travellers. read more...



Thursday, May 28, 2009

TORTOLA, BVI -- OECS Heads of Government wrapped up their 49th Meeting in Tortola, British Virgin Islands on May 22, calling it a watershed in the historical evolution of the organization. Heads noted the enhanced international profile of the Organisation which has resulted from the repositioning of the OECS. read more...



Tuesday, May 26, 2009

ROAD TOWN, BVI -- The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) reportedly had a successful meeting in Tortola, BVI, and issued a lengthy 14-page release on matters discussed and decisions taken. The first was the taking of the chairmanship by Montserrat Chief Minister, Dr Lowell Lewis. read more...



Friday, May 15, 2009

THE VALLEY, Anguilla -- Anguilla joins with the region and world community in the observance of World Telecommunication and Information Society Day on Sunday. World Telecommunication Day has been celebrated annually on 17 May since 1969, marking the founding of the International Telecommunications Union. read more...



Friday, May 8, 2009

THE VALLEY, Anguilla -- While there are still no cases of H1N1 virus (or Swine Flu) reported in Anguilla or anywhere else in the Caribbean region, the Pan American Health Organization is shipping back-up supplies of Tamiflu to the countries of the OECS, including Anguilla. The antiviral drug will supplement the current supply. read more...



Friday, April 3, 2009

THE VALLEY, Anguilla: The current economic crisis was the focal point of discussions on Tuesday afternoon between the government of Anguilla and local staff associations and unions. The meeting was described as being cordial and productive and there are plans for both sides to meet again in the near future. read more...



Wednesday, April 1, 2009

THE VALLEY, Anguilla: Health Officials in Anguilla are continuing to closely monitor the Tuberculosis (TB) case at the Viceroy Project. The infected person is currently in isolation undergoing a course of antibiotic treatment. On Wednesday, the Minister of Health, Chief Minister's Office and Viceroy met to discuss the issues. read more...



Wednesday, April 1, 2009

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados: Nine Caribbean islands on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with a United States law enforcement agency which will greatly enhance their ability to track and fight firearms trafficking and illegal possession in the region through a paperless firearm trace system. read more...



Tuesday, March 31, 2009

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados: Ten regional countries will sign an agreement with the United States to make the tracing of illegal weapons easier. The Memorandum of Understanding signed with the regional governments will provide for the electronic tracing of illicit firearms under a system called eTRACE read more...



Saturday, March 28, 2009

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands: The Net News Group (NNG), a widely-read media publishing and communications company based in the Cayman Islands, has established a contributor partnership with McClatchy-Tribune Information Services (MCT), one of the largest media groups in the United States. read more...



Saturday, March 28, 2009

THE VALLEY, Anguilla: Michelle Gyles-McDonnough, the recently appointed United Nations Resident Coordinator and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative for Barbados and the OECS, paid an official visit to Anguilla from 26-27 March to present her credentials. read more...



Saturday, March 21, 2009

HAMILTON, Bermuda: The Head of the United Kingdom Government Independent Review of British Offshore Financial Centres, Michael Foot, and his team from the UK Treasury are now in the region visiting some of the Overseas Territories.  The team has already visited the Cayman Islands. read more...



Friday, February 20, 2009

THE VALLEY, Anguilla: Anguilla's Chief Minister, Osbourne Fleming led a welcome team on the tarmac at Wallblake Airport to greet the arrival of the first Anguilla Air Express service into the island on February 14. The inaugural flight was carrying a select group of travel industry VIPs to experience first hand the new service. read more...



Wednesday, January 28, 2009

THE VALLEY, Anguilla: Online fraud watchdog, Offshore Alert has reported that a prominent offshore services provider in Anguilla has been charged with misappropriating US$950,000 from a trust fund that he managed, with the beneficiaries reported as being non-residents. read more...



Wednesday, January 28, 2009

THE VALLEY, Anguilla: There was no sign of an economic fall out on the island of Anguilla this holiday season with some 215 private jet flights into the island.  Famous throughout the world for its pristine beaches, tony resorts and celebrity clientele, the island’s Wallblake Airport came alive during the holiday season. read more...



Monday, January 26, 2009

CASTRIES, St Lucia: The OECS Secretariat, on Wednesday January 21 received Jesus Silva as the Permanent Representative of Spain to the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States. In the first ever ceremony of its kind held at the OECS Secretariat, Ambassador Silva presented his letters of credence. read more...



Wednesday, January 21, 2009

NEW YORK, USA: Anguilla’s Ministry of Tourism has announced the launch of a new executive air service which will operate between San Juan, Puerto Rico and Anguilla. The new service, scheduled to start on February 14, 2009, will be provided on the Anguilla Air Express, and operated by Rainbow International Airlines. read more...



Thursday, January 15, 2009

THE VALLEY, Anguilla: Chief Minister Osbourne Fleming and Minister Kenneth Harrigan met with the residents of East End and the surrounding areas in Anguilla on Tuesday. The meeting proved to be timely and relevant, giving the community and the ministers, an opportunity to address concerns. read more...



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