Tuesday, 25 November 2008

Browne calls for lifting of political debate

The Deputy Political Leader of the Antigua Labour Party (ALP), Gaston Browne, has called for this year’s campaign to be driven by issues confronting the nation and not by character assassinations.

Wednesday, 12 November 2008

ALP gearing up for campaign fight: Browne

Deputy Political Leader of the Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party (ALP), Gaston Browne, stated that next week Saturday, two days after the United Progressive Party (UPP) launches its campaign, the ALP will counter with the opening of its party headquarters.

Monday, 27 October 2008

Browne calls rape incidents a ‘developmental challenge’

by Afeefah BeharryDeputy Political Leader of the opposition Antigua Labour Party (ALP) Gaston Browne said the rape of women is one of the most serious developmental challenges facing Antigua and Barbuda today.

Thursday, 09 October 2008

Browne says ALP will utilise Casuro Poll findings

by Afeefah BeharryThe opposition Antigua Labour Party (ALP) is preparing to conduct a nation wide poll, following the release of the Casuro Poll that was published in the Antigua Sun this week.

Wednesday, 08 October 2008

Browne: ALP within striking distance despite poll results

by Afeefah BeharryDespite the results of the recently published Casuro Poll suggesting strongly that the United Progressive Party (UPP) is on track to remain in power, the opposition Antigua Labour Party (ALP) believes that they are just a “striking distance away in taking the governance of the country.”

Monday, 06 October 2008

Browne defends ALP’s call for Derrick’s removal

Deputy Political Leader Gaston Browne has defended the stance the ALP is taking with respect to the present crime situation, particularly the recent spate of incidents of rape.

Wednesday, 30 July 2008

Browne calls on PM to speak up

by Patricia CampbellDeputy Political Leader of the opposition Antigua Labour Party Gaston Browne has criticised the failure of Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer to publicly address the crime situation, following the surge in killings.

Tuesday, 10 June 2008

Browne positive about outcome of parliamentary motion

by Nikisha SmithThe Antigua Labour Party (ALP) believes their motion for a public inquiry in parliament will be successful despite the odds.

Wednesday, 28 May 2008

Browne takes strong offense to billboard order

by Patricia CampbellA warning from Chief Lands Officer Daryll Matthew that unauthorised billboards popping up across the island must be removed has drawn a rebuttal from Deputy Political Leader of the Antigua Labour Party Gaston Browne.

Wednesday, 28 May 2008

Answers still needed …Browne rejects Ambassador Shoul’s response

by Patricia CampbellDeputy Political Leader of the Antigua Labour Party (ALP) Gaston Browne has declared that Ambassador David Shoul avoided key issues in his answer to the ALP’s call for the release of documents related to the roadwork at the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground.

Tuesday, 06 May 2008

Browne claims workers pressured under UPP

Deputy Political Leader of Antigua Labour Party (ALP) Gaston Browne said over the past four years Antigua and Barbuda has been characterised by victimisation, high cost of living, high taxes and poor health care.

Thursday, 10 April 2008

Browne tells prime minister to back off

Opposition Member of Parliament Gaston has lashed back at Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer following a verbal altercation between the two men in Parliament on Tuesday, claiming that the prime minister “lacks the requisite training to run a salt fish shop, much less the country.”

Tuesday, 29 January 2008

LP to pour on more pressure: Browne

by A. Aisha Caleb-BrowneThe leadership of the opposition Antigua Labour Party (ALP) has promised to keep the pressure on the ruling administration and is hoping to use a variety of public events to demonstrate its intent.

Thursday, 13 December 2007

Browne disputes projections in 2008 budget

Opposition MP Gaston Browne has berated the government for its tax policy, which he says is irresponsible and unsustainable, accusing the ruling administration of presenting “fudged” figures in the budget.

Wednesday, 12 December 2007

ALP moving to the top, claims Browne

by Patricia CampbellDeputy Political Leader of the Antigua Labour Party (ALP) Gaston Browne has predicted that the next general elections will see his party take at least six of the constituencies currently held by the ruling United Progressive Party (UP).

Thursday, 15 November 2007

Browne says Cort no match for Bird

by Patricia CampbellThe Antigua Labour Party (ALP) is contending that its Political Leader Lester Bird is up to 10 per cent more popular in the St. John’s Rural East constituency than his opponent, Minister of Finance and the Economy Dr. Errol Cort.

Wednesday, 10 October 2007

Economy worse off than in 2003, says Browne

by Patricia CampbellDeputy Political Leader and Chairman of the Antigua Labour Party (ALP) Gaston Browne has challenged the ruling United Progressive Party (UPP) on its fiscal management, pointing to soaring government spending, increasing national debt and what he says is the inability of the government to meet its public sector wage bill.

Wednesday, 12 September 2007

Browne critical of make-up of Airport Authority

Member of Parliament for St. Johns City West, Gaston Browne is criticising the two bodies- the Antigua & Barbuda Millennium Airport Corporation (ABMAC) and the National Enterprise Investment Corporation as being dysfunctional bodies that should not be incorporated into the future airport authority which will be established by the Airport Authority act 2006.

Monday, 10 September 2007

Gaston Browne is new ALP chairman

by A. Aisha Caleb-BrowneGaston Browne, who was some months ago declared deputy political leader of the ALP, is now the holder of the more substantive post as chairman.

Wednesday, 05 September 2007

Browne: Contesting ALP chair ‘likely’

by Patricia CampbellDeputy Political Leader of the Antigua Labour Party (ALP) Gaston Browne has confirmed that he is likely to challenge Molwyn Joseph in a bid to take over as chairman of the opposition party.

Tuesday, 14 August 2007

Browne says ALP ministers denied ramp access

by Neto BaptisteMember of Parliament for the City West Constituency, Gaston Browne, said Antigua Labour Party (ALP) members of parliament (MP) were, in fact, denied access to both the VIP Lounge and the ramp area at the V.C. Bird International Airport when they arrived to greet Pan American Games gold medalist, Brendan Christian, on 3 Aug.

Tuesday, 12 December 2006

Browne accuses UPP of mismanagement

by Marabel JacobsMember for St. John’s City West Gaston Browne in Parliament last week sought to disprove all suggestions that the present government inherited anything short of “an economy that was sound, with a foundation as solid as steel.”

Tuesday, 31 October 2006

Browne says Stanford deserving of award

by Marabel JacobsIt’s a fait accompli. Antiguan investor Allen Stanford will be knighted by Governor-General Sir James Carlisle during the Independence Day Ceremonial Parade tomorrow morning at the Antigua Recreation Grounds to mark the country’s 25th anniversary of political independence.

Wednesday, 13 September 2006

Bird, Browne give thumbs up to new senator

by Marabel JacobsPolitical leader of the Antigua Labour Party Lester Bird and City West MP Gaston Browne gave a vote of confidence in the suitability of newly appointed Senator Osbert Frederick to sit in the Upper House.

Monday, 21 August 2006

Browne commends Stanford vision.

We re-produce, upon request, the following letter that was delivered to Allen Stanford by City West MP Gaston Browne following the successful hosting of the historic Stanford 20/20 Tournament.

Thursday, 10 August 2006

Browne comments of APUA/APC deal

Statement by Gaston Browne on APUA/APC Power Generation Deal.

Tuesday, 01 August 2006

Browne: I’m prepared to sponsor campaign finance bill

by Marabel JacobsParliamentary Representative for St. John’s City West Gaston Browne has accused certain members in the Antigua Labour Party (ALP) of seeking to usurp the constitutional authority and responsibilities vested in the ALP parliamentarians as representatives of the people.

Wednesday, 07 June 2006

Gaston Browne continues to back CSME

ars to be that there are no benefits for our country’s participation in the CSM.

Tuesday, 06 June 2006

Nation competing effectively in region: MP Browne

The CSM will provide Antiguans and Barbudans the opportunity to invest in other countries in the region that have greater competencies in manufacturing and agriculture.

Monday, 08 May 2006

Browne slams public sector reform programme

Member of Parliament for the City West constituency Gaston Browne called Antigua & Barbuda’s Cabinet the largest to be found anywhere in the world on a per capita basis.