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WorldView - South America

Antigua and Barbuda

US Dept of State - Antigua and Barbuda

"Antigua and Barbuda's service-based economy grew by 3.8% in 2007, experiencing its third consecutive year of strong growth. Construction, banking and insurance, communications, and wholesale and retail trade sectors were the main contributors to economic growth, which was driven by a construction boom in hotels and housing, as well as projects related to the 2007 Cricket World Cup." more...

Global Edge

"The Siboney were the first to inhabit the islands of Antigua and Barbuda in 2400 B.C., but Arawak Indians populated the islands when Columbus landed on his second voyage in 1493." more...

CIA World Factbook

"Tourism continues to dominate Antigua and Barbuda's economy, accounting for nearly 60% of GDP and 40% of investment. The dual-island nation's agricultural production is focused on the domestic market and constrained by a limited water supply and a labor shortage stemming from the lure of higher wages in tourism and construction." more...

US Department of State World Travel

"Antigua and Barbuda is a two island nation known for its beaches and is a favorite destination for yachtsmen. Tourist facilities are widely available, and English is the primary language." more...

Languages of Antigua and Barbuda

"From Ethnologue: Languages of the World - An encyclopedic reference work cataloging all of the world's 6,909 known living languages"more...

International Monetary Fund

"IMF reports and publications for Antigua and Barbuda - The IMF is an organization of 187 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world." more...