11/20/2023 0 Comments
In the race for St. John's Rural West, Michael M. Joseph has captured the hearts of many, emerging as the preferred candidate with a mantra that echoes, "all about timing. #PeopleDriven." Known for his active involvement and unwavering compassion, Joseph has become a stalwart figure in the community, leaving an indelible mark through his support in every conceivable way.
A cornerstone of Joseph's commitment lies in his extensive humanitarian efforts, notably his contributions to the local Soup Kitchen. His friendly and humble demeanor resonates with the people, embodying a genuine passion for the residents of St. John's Rural West. Beyond the borders of his constituency, Joseph has extended his influence through sponsorship of teams and support for diverse individuals and projects nationwide.
In a candid expression of his values, Joseph declares, "it's more important for me to be honest than for me to be nice." This transparency and integrity have further endeared him to voters, emphasizing a commitment to genuine representation.
As the countdown to the elections continues, Michael M. Joseph stands out not just as a candidate but as a force deeply rooted in the community, embodying the spirit of #PeopleDriven politics.
By: Brendon Jones
11/20/2023 0 Comments
Today witnessed a groundbreaking mobilization effort initiated by Senator Turner, deploying a formidable array of trucks, backhoes, rollers, and graders to address urgent road and drainage issues in Paynters and Gunthropes. This proactive and hands-on approach not only addresses immediate concerns but underscores Senator Turner's unwavering dedication to making lasting improvements for the community.
Residents of Paynters and Gunthropes can now anticipate relief as mobilized resources diligently work to uplift local infrastructure. Senator Turner's actions resonate with his commitment to prioritizing the people's needs, demonstrating a leadership style where results speak louder than rhetoric.
In a resounding statement, Senator Turner declared, “Our community deserves concrete solutions, and I am privileged to lead initiatives that directly impact the lives of those I represent. We will continue to work tirelessly to ensure a brighter and more sustainable future for St. Peter.”
Senator Turner's proactive and transformative approach to addressing pressing issues not only stands as a testament to effective leadership but also heralds a new era of positive change eagerly awaited by the community in St. Peter.
In a first for this season, Antigua Cruise Port is abuzz with the simultaneous homeporting of two impressive vessels. Arvia of P&O Cruises has returned to the fifth berth for its homeporting calls, initiating the first of nine planned visits during the 2023/2024 winter period.
Notably, the Excel Class vessel Arvia is set to make a significant impact on the country's cruise landscape. Alongside Arvia, the luxury super yacht Emerald Sakara has chosen Antigua as its homeporting destination. The vessel embarked on its maiden voyage to the Nevis Street Pier and is scheduled to make twelve additional turnaround calls, adding a touch of elegance to the port.
As these two vessels take center stage, Marella Discovery and Artania find their berths at Heritage Quay. This occurrence marks a milestone for Antigua Cruise Port, hosting four vessels simultaneously for the first time this season.
The bustling activity at the port is a testament to the resilience and appeal of Antigua and Barbuda as a premier destination in the cruise industry. With Arvia, Emerald Sakara, Marella Discovery, and Artania gracing the port, the season promises excitement and prosperity for the thriving cruise travel sector.
Featured Cruises: Marella Cruises, Emerald Cruise
By: Brendon Jones
In recent update, a notable announcement, Prime Minister Gaston Browne has revealed the reinstatement of the Antigua and Barbuda Sales Tax (ABST) reduction for specific days in December 2023. From December 15th to 17th and on December 22nd, citizens will witness a renewed decrease in the ABST rate, plummeting from 15 percent to 5 percent.
This decision underscores the government's commitment to providing economic relief and stimulating financial activity. The revived ABST reduction aims to reinvigorate consumer spending during the festive season, providing a much-needed boost to businesses navigating economic challenges.
Prime Minister Browne expressed confidence that the reduced taxation during these designated days will instill renewed consumer confidence and offer crucial support to businesses across Antigua and Barbuda, playing a significant role in the overall economic recovery.
With anticipation building for the upcoming ABST reduction period, citizens are optimistic about the potential benefits for both individuals and businesses. This proactive move by the government signifies a pivotal step in steering the nation toward economic revitalization in December 2023.
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