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Antigua and Barbuda Holds General Elections

The Caribbean nation of Antigua and Barbuda is set to hold general elections on Mar. 21, and two parties are contesting to form government.

The island's economy and climate change preparedness are high on the agenda, especially after the devastation wrought by the 2017 hurricanes.

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Issues Facing Antigua and Barbuda Ahead of Elections

Analyst: Ruling Party to Win 2nd Term in Antigua

Political analyst Arvel Grant foresees the ruling Antigua Barbuda Labour Party, or ABLP, led by Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne, winning a “second term” in office. READ MORE

Antigua: Prime Minister Browne 'Promising Landslide Victory' for Labour Party in Election

"I am quite sure the results here in Antigua and Barbuda will be just as exciting, as we say 17 none,” said Prime Minister Gaston Browne. READ MORE

Antigua and Barbuda Elections: Key Issues Being Debated

Antigua and Barbuda citizens are gearing up to go to the polls on March 21 after Prime Minister Gaston Browne announced last month that parliamentary elections "will be held in a matter of weeks." READ MORE

 
  • Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda and Antigua Barbuda Labour Party candidate, Gaston Browne.

    Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda and Antigua Barbuda Labour Party candidate, Gaston Browne. | Photo EFE

  • Baldwin Spencer of the United Progressive Party with former Ecuador foreign minister, Ricardo Patiño.

    Baldwin Spencer of the United Progressive Party with former Ecuador foreign minister, Ricardo Patiño. | Photo Wikicommons

  • The country was devastated by Hurricane Irma in 2017.

    The country was devastated by Hurricane Irma in 2017. | Photo Reuters

  • Homes in Codrington, Antigua and Barbuda were completely taken apart by the storms powerful winds.

    Homes in Codrington, Antigua and Barbuda were completely taken apart by the storms powerful winds. | Photo AFP

  • One of the Bolivarian Armed Forces planes that transported trained volunteers, relief and logistical supplies to Barbuda and Dominica, through Antigua and Saint Lucia.

    One of the Bolivarian Armed Forces planes that transported trained volunteers, relief and logistical supplies to Barbuda and Dominica, through Antigua and Saint Lucia. | Photo teleSUR

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