This country is made up of two islands in the West Indies. English is the official language.
Independence Day, November 1. Independent since November 1, 1981. This was in spite of opposition in Barbuda to becoming independent as part of Antigua.
Public holidays New Year’s Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Labor Day (near May 1), Whit Monday, CARICOM day, Carnival, Independence Day, Christmas (Dec 25-26).