ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC- Turquoise waters hitting against white sandy beaches is part of Antigua and Barbuda’s enduring appeal. However, there is much more to these tiny islands than meets the human eye.
Historically, the nation of 80,000 has had to deal with corruption, with constant accusations being leveled at the government, and in particular, the Bird family dynasty which ruled for half a century.
In 2004, Baldwin Spencer’s United Progressive Party (UPP) ousted Prime Minister Lester Bird and his Antigua Labour Party (ALP), promising change and an end to the mismanagement of the country.
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