Category Archives: Antigua & Barbuda

Wind energy over new refinery, experts caution

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Alternative energy experts are discouraging the proposal to construct an oil refinery in Antigua & Barbuda. They are of the view that the country should make a move towards wind energy instead. Venezuela’s lead diplomat in Antigua & Barbuda, Ambassador Carlos Perez, recently disclosed that the South American country and government are holding discussions for the

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Leaders urged to give renewable energy priority

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Prime Minister Gaston Browne and other Caribbean leaders are being urged to recognise the importance of renewable energy. Commonwealth Deputy Secretary General Deodat Maharaj said the move towards green energy is particularly important for Caribbean territories. “I think policy- makers have to understand quite clearly that we can’t be so externally reliant on oil for our

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Asot Michael appointed Antigua and Barbuda Minister of Tourism, Economic Development Investment and Energy

Jul 09, 2014 ST JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda – Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister, the Honourable Gaston Browne has appointed businessman Asot A. Michael as the country’s new Minister of Tourism, Economic Development Investment and Energy. Mr. Michael has served previously in the Government sector under former Prime Minister, the Honourable Lester Bird as his Chief of Staff. After that

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