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Antigua and Barbuda Emancipation Day Public Holidays Ruled-Out

Source: Permanent Secretary Ministry of Legal Affairs (St. John's)
Posted on Monday, August 7, 2017


The Festivals and Culture Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, E. P. Chet Greene, has ruled-out the declaration of a new official non-working public holidays in Antigua and Barbuda on Emancipation Day.

As per the aforementioned statement by the Festivals and Culture Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, ruling-out the declaration of a new official non-working public holidays in Antigua and Barbuda on Emancipation Day, "What do we have as public holidays in Antigua is jam and wine, Emancipation Day is not that, it is a day for reflection.", thus confirming the list of official non-working public holidays in Antigua and Barbuda for the calendar year 2017, as released late last year (2016-12-05).


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