Antigua and Barbuda’s sustainable status under threat by Chinese investment group

By Christal Clashing

In the face of being awarded a sustainability award by Lonely Planet, both environmental and cultural sustainability In Antigua and Barbuda is under threat by the Chinese development by the YIDA Group.

About the Lonely Planet Award

ToMeeks Retail Outlet

ToMeeks Retail Outlet

Business owner: Tomeka Cole Product/service: Retail

“[Begun] initially as a mobile business widely accessible to customers. Located in Tyrell’s Village, it is now one of the few retail outlets within the St. Paul’s constituency which operates from a physical location… One of the main goals is to ensure we provide our customers with quality product lines which are budget-friendly considering the current economic crisis.”

Madeline Blackman


Madeline Blackman joins the Antigua Barbuda Electoral Commission as its newest member.

The Antigua and Barbuda Electoral Commission welcomes a new member of the electoral management body in the person of Ms. Madeline Blackman. Ms Blackman, replaces Mrs. Paula C.M. Lee, whose seven-year tenure as a Member of the Commission came to an end on August 31st 2020. She was appointed by the Antigua and Barbuda Evangelical Association and the Antigua Christian Council.

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