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Yacht Workers Association Provide Training for Aspiring Candidates Falmouth, English Harbour – The Antigua & Barbuda Yacht Workers Association (ABYWA), is partnering with various stakeholders to provide training and capacity building for aspiring candidates wishing to enter the yachting industry. The (ABYWA), to this end has received a financial donation from the Gilbert Agriculture and Rural Development (GARD, to assist with the facilitation of the course. President of the Yacht Workers Association Stephen Samuel said, “the body welcomes youths who are interested in the industry and as part of its civil responsibility will continue to provide the necessary training and  [ Read More ]

Yacht workers -Dr.Cort

Ministry of National Security & Labour, State Insurance Building Thames & Long Streets St. John’s, Antigua 562 6141 / 6142 /6143     Press Release      Minister Cort holds meeting with Stakeholders in the Yachting industry  26 March 2012 Minister of National Security & Labour, Sen. the Hon. Dr. L. Errol Cort Chaired a meeting between key stakeholders within the yachting industry on Monday afternoon at the Copper and Lumber in Nelson’s Dockyard. He was also joined by Member of Parliament forSt. Paul, Hon. Elston “Namba” Adams.   Monday’s meeting was held to address concerns by the Yacht Workers’ Association about the  [ Read More ]


ABYWA Embraces New Security Measures For Yacht Workers 27 March 2012, English Harbour … President of the Antigua and Barbuda Yacht Workers Association (A.B.Y.W.A) said his organization is ready to accept the improved security, which, he emphasized is absolutely necessary in the light of the continued threats toward the livelihood of registered members, by illegitimate workers. On March 26th, a team of officials led by Minister of National Security & Labour, Sen. the Hon. Dr. Errol Cort and comprised Member of Parliament for St. Paul Hon. Elston “Namba” Adams, the Chief of Defence Staff Col. Trevor Thomas; Chief Immigration Officer  [ Read More ]