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Antigua and Barbuda

EPA official dismisses claims of feet dragging
A top official in charge of Antigua & Barbuda’s implementation of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) has struck aside charges that the state has been dragging its feet on giving effect to the pact signed in 2008 with the European Union (EU)
EU bemoans pace of EPA implementation
The European Union (EU) representative to the region on Thursday pulled no punches as he criticised regional governments and the private sector for moving slowly to give effect to the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) that was signed more than three years ago.
AG wants regionalism as a pillar of EPA laws
Antigua’s Attorney General Justin Simon has called for regional integration to be a key component of laws being designed to implement the European Union Economic Partnership Agreement (EU EPA).
ALP calls on govt not to sign EPA
The Antigua Labour Party is calling on the government not to sign the EPA.
PM embraces reservations about EPA
Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer indicated that there are still lingering questions over whether Caricom countries will all sign on to the European Union-Cariforum Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) next month, though he has maintained his personal support for the idea of moving forward with the agreement.
ALBA seen as a historical milestone in Caribbean-Latin America relations
Antiguan Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer, along with the Prime Ministers of Dominica and St. Vincent, on the weekend signed onto the Alba, a new free trade agreement from Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez.