Month: October 2021


20th October 1956 – Leeward Island Air Transport Services ‘LIAT’ was founded in Montserrat by Kittitian Sir Frank Delisle. With only a single six-seater twin engine plane, operations began with flights between Antigua and Montserrat.  With the acquisition of 75% by British West Indies Airlines (BWIA) in 1957, LIAT was able to expand its wings …

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ACB Caribbean

October 20, 1955 – ACB CARIBBEAN, formerly known as the Antigua Commercial Bank was incorporated as The Antigua Co-operative Bank Limited. It registered a share capital of EC$100,000 and became the country’s first indigenous bank and public company.  The Bank’s operations started on January 3, 1956, at the former Chelsea Building on Newgate Street in …

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Renée Edwards-Ambrose

October 11 1986 – Renée Edwards-Ambrose’s was born to Mignonette Richards-Edwards from Liberta Village and Rupert Edwards from North Street.   Renée was destined to step outside ordinary expectations from day one.  Upon completion of her secondary education at the Antigua Girls High School, she enrolled in the Antigua State College’s Engineering Department where she successfully …

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