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Acquisition of Royal Bank of Canada ECCU Operations by Consortium of National Banks Finalised

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) advises that effective 1 April 2021, the Royal Bank of Canada’s (RBC) operations in Antigua and Barbuda, the Commonwealth of Dominica, Montserrat, Saint Christopher (St Kitts) and Nevis and Saint Lucia have ceased, having been acquired by a consortium of national banks. The Consortium of banks comprises: Antigua Commercial […]

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Enquiry into medium to long term financial sustainability of social security arrangements

THE VALLEY, Anguilla An inquiry into the medium to long term financial sustainability of current social security arrangements are being looked into. The enquiry follows the Public Accounts Committee evidence sessions in 2018 on theGovernment’s financial standing. The Social Security Board considers that it has performed well as a model. However, it has loaned a […]

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Social Security Board/UWI Open Campus Distinguished Lecture

THE VALLEY, Anguilla, The annual Social Security Board/UWI Open Campus Anguilla Distinguished Lecture will be presented by Dr. Stanley Lalta, a Trinidad and Tobago national and Programme Coordinator of the 13thCaribbean Conference on National Health Financing Initiatives. The Lecture, entitled “Connecting the Dots: Patterns of Work, Health and the Future of Social Security in the […]

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Director of social security re-elected to top CISS positions

THE VALLEY, Anguilla, Anguilla Director of Social Security, Timothy Hodge was re-elected unopposed as the Sub-regional IV Coordinator and Permanent Committee Member of the Inter-American Conference on Social Security. Hodge is back on island after attending the September 18-20,  29th General Assembly held in Mexico City.  He has served in that position for the past three […]


New Chairman of NCBA

THE VALLEY, Anguilla, The National Commercial Bank of Anguilla Ltd. has announced the appointment of Mr. Carl Harrigan as the new Chairman of its Board of Directors. Mr. Harrigan assumed his new role on Tuesday, 17thSeptember 2019.  He replaces Mr. Colville Petty, who retired as Chairman on 31stMay 2019.  The Board expresses gratitude to Mr. Petty […]


Government financial performance trending above estimates

  THE VALLEY, ANGUILLA The Government of Anguilla is enjoying a very good financial performance with interim half year results showing a recurrent surplus of EC$25.9m. For the six-month period to the 30thJune, recurrent revenue was $126.7m whilst the estimate for the same period was EC$112.06, a positive variance of 13.06%.  The year on year (y-o-y) […]

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ECCB approves FHL Application to acquire Bank of Nova Scotia Operations

ECCB Approves Republic Financial Holding Limited’s Application to Acquire Bank of Nova Scotia Operations in Most ECCB Member Countries Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis – The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), in consultation with the ECCB Monetary Council, has approved the application for the transfer of the assets and liabilities of the Bank of Nova […]