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Dr. J.A. George P. Irish a fallen icon Bright openings for 2019 Police investigating kidnapping of six fishermen allegedly by Venezuelans Guyana court rules motion of no confidence against government, valid President Trump signs measure to reopen the government
 
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Dr. J.A. George P. Irish a fallen icon

Dr. James J.A. George P. Irish With an event such as the passing of such as Montserratian Dr. George Irish in the USA, the information moves very quick far and wide, especially in today’s information ‘age’, socially and otherwise. So it was, that after this information was shared on December 23, 2018, requesting, “Urgent intercessory […]

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Bright openings for 2019

Reporting from the middle of January, in his New Year Message, the Hon. Premier Donaldson Romeo announced a list of ‘Breakthroughs’, many of which were to be happening even as he spoke. Minister Lewis with consultants and related MCWL staff after a press briefing  But a question loomed. Is this really happening?  TMR has set […]

Police investigating kidnapping of six fishermen allegedly by Venezuelans

Police investigating kidnapping of six fishermen allegedly by Venezuelans

by staff writer PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Jan 30, CMC – The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) Wednesday confirmed that it is investigating the kidnapping of six fishermen allegedly by Venezuelan nationals but said it would not comment on whether or not a US$200,000 ransom had been demanded. Police Commissioner, Gary Griffith, speaking on […]

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Guyana court rules motion of no confidence against government, valid

Acting Chief Justice, Roxanne George-Wiltshire CNS – Feb 1, 2019 –Acting Chief Justice, Roxanne George-Wiltshire, Thursday ruled that the motion of no confidence passed in the National Assembly on December 21 last year that brought down the David Granger led coalition government is valid, paving the way for fresh regional and general elections to be […]

President Trump signs measure to reopen the government

President Trump signs measure to reopen the government

The longest ever shutdown of the U.S. government is over. President Trump tonight signed the continuing resolution that provides funding until Feb. 15.  The bill was signed in private tonight, without reporters present.20 hr 13 min ago Where the shutdown stands now Both the Senate and the House approved a measure to temporarily reopen the […]

Russian cargo planes cause stir at Trinidad airport

Russian cargo planes cause stir at Trinidad airport

22 February 2019

By Staff Editor A picture of the Russian cargo plane IIyuhsin arriving at the Piarco International Airport on Thursday. A US Air Force plane also arrived on the same day but has since left. (Trinidad Guardian) Two Russ­ian car­go aero­planes, one of which ar­rived at the Pi­ar­co In­ter­na­tion­al Air­port on Thurs­day and the oth­er here […]

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Guyana denies shipping “bad’ rice to Jamaica

17 February 2019

by staff writer GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Feb 12, CMC – Guyana says it has not shipped any rice to Jamaica under the “Cinderella” brand for the year after media reports in Kingston said that 70 metric tonnes of White Cinderella rice, had been confiscated by Jamaican authorities. The reports said that the rice, valued at valued […]

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Survivors of boating tragedy appear in court

Survivors of boating tragedy appear in court

15 February 2019

by staff writer NASSAU, Bahamas, Feb 13, CMC – Two days after 22 Haitians were buried after they drowned while attempting to enter the Bahamas by sea earlier this month, the 18 who survived the ordeal have been charged with illegally entering the country. The 17 men and one woman appeared before Magistrate Kara Turnquest-Deveaux […]

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CARICOM reiterates call for peaceful solution to Venezuela crisis

CARICOM reiterates call for peaceful solution to Venezuela crisis

15 February 2019

by staff writer UNITED NATIONS, Feb 12, CMC – Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries Monday reiterated the need for a peaceful solution to the ongoing crisis in Venezuela even as they said they continue to follow closely “the unsatisfactory and increasingly volatile situation” in the South American country, reiterating their position of a policy of non-interference […]

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“In Our Blood”

15 February 2019

What it means to play international football for Montserrat By Craig Brewin The world is starting to sit up and take notice of the Montserrat Football Team, with regular features starting to appear in World Soccer Magazine, social media, and the national press in the UK.  Its achievements are drawing comparison’s with Jack Charlton’s Irish […]

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CARICOM concerned at violence in Haiti

CARICOM concerned at violence in Haiti

15 February 2019

by staff writer GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Feb 13, CMC – The 15-member Caribbean Community (CARICOM) grouping has expressed concern at the violence in Haiti where opposition parties have been staging street demonstrations demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moise. CARICOM chairman and St. Kitts-Nevis Prime Minister, Dr. Timothy Harris, said the regional integration grouping “is deeply […]

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08 February 2019

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Smartphones in school: Ban, restrict or allow?

03 February 2019

BBC News Love them or hate them, smartphones have become an integral part of our daily lives. But should they be left outside the classroom? Nick Gibb, the minister for school standards in England, told the BBC he believes schools should ban their pupils from bringing in smartphones. Opinions are certainly divided, with many people […]

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Police investigating the kidnapping of six fishermen allegedly by Venezuelans

Police investigating the kidnapping of six fishermen allegedly by Venezuelans

01 February 2019

by staff writer PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Jan 30, CMC – The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) Wednesday confirmed that it is investigating the kidnapping of six fishermen allegedly by Venezuelan nationals but said it would not comment on whether or not a US$200,000 ransom had been demanded. Police Commissioner, Gary Griffith, speaking on […]

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Barbados joins other CARICOM countries in banning single-use plastic products

Barbados joins other CARICOM countries in banning single-use plastic products

26 January 2019

by staff writer BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Jan 23, CMC – Barbados has become the latest Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country to announce a ban on the importation, retail, sale and use of petro-based single use plastic products. It said that products such as  single-use plastic cups; cutlery, including plastic knives, forks and spoons; stirrers; straws; plates; egg […]

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Zero $$ for the wall – Inside Trump’s shutdown turnaround

26 January 2019

President Trump departs the Rose Garden of the White House after announcing the end of the government shutdown on Friday. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) By Philip Rucker , Josh Dawsey and Seung Min Kim January 25. 2019 His poll numbers were plummeting. His FBI director was decrying the dysfunction. The nation’s air travel was in […]

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PM Browne presents budget, warns tax dodgers, while Oppostion leader calls it a falure

PM Browne presents budget, warns tax dodgers, while Oppostion leader calls it a falure

18 January 2019

by staff writer ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Jan 18, CMC – Prime Minister Gaston Browne has presented an EC$1.2 billion (One EC dollar=US$0.37 cents) budget to Parliament outlining new taxes and warning tax dodgers that his administration that it would not be business as  usual. Browne told legislators that recurrent expenditure is estimated at just over […]

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Police offer reward to capture escaped prisoner

Police offer reward to capture escaped prisoner

18 January 2019

bySTAFF WRITER ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, Jan. 17, CMC – The police have offered a reward of EC$5,000 (One EC dollar=US$0.37 cents) to anyone who can provide information that will lead to the recapturing a man who escaped last week. The police report that Hayden Phillip was discovered missing from the prison last Thursday and since […]

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Hilarious reactions over the arrest of crack granny

Hilarious reactions over the arrest of crack granny

18 January 2019

by staff writer by Marvin Hockstam PARAMARIBO, Suriname, Jan 16, CMC – The arrest of a 75-year-old grandmother on drug related charges is resulting in people hilariously trolling police and calling for her release. The woman had been arrested on Tuesday after police raided her home and found that she was running a small “cocaine […]

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Notice of Intent – Sagicor

18 January 2019

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Commentary: Exit Brexit … stage right?

18 January 2019

By Anthony L Hall January 18, 2019 Anthony Hall I am on record dismissing Brexit as just a sham sold by shysters, full of lies and presumptions signifying no deal. I refer you to such commentaries as “EU: Britain Trying to Have Cake and Eat It Too,” January 29, 2013, “Brexit: Forget Leaving, Britain a Greater […]

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Chief Justice could rule by month end regarding challenges to the validity of motion of no confidence

Chief Justice could rule by month end regarding challenges to the validity of motion of no confidence

17 January 2019

by staff writer GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Jan 15, CMC – Chief Justice Roxane George-Wiltshire Tuesday said she intends to give a ruling by the end of this month regarding the three matters challenging the validity of last month’s motion of no confidence that led to the downfall of the David Granger coalition government. She told lawyers […]

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CARICOM Secretary General says youth crime and violence demands a regional solution

CARICOM Secretary General says youth crime and violence demands a regional solution

17 January 2019

by staff writer GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Jan 15, CMC – A two-day conference aimed at examining and redefining violence prevention solutions as it relates to youth violence and prevention in the Caribbean began here on Tuesday with the Secretary General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Irwin LaRocque, saying it is a regional problem that demands a […]

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Surinamese rice exporter gunned down in Guyana

17 January 2019

By Ivan Cairo PARAMARIBO, Suriname, Jan 15, CMC –A Surinamese national, who was being sought by police for questioning in connection with the seizure of a large quantity of cocaine, has been found dead in neighbouring Guyana. Guyana police at the scene of the murder (Guyana Chronicle newspaper Photo) Relatives have positively identified the body […]

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Man jailed for killing son over 300 dollars

09 January 2019

by staff writer GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Jan 9, CMC – A High Court judge has sentenced a 49-year-old man to 12 years in jail after he was found guilty of killing his son who had given his mother GUY$300 (One Guyana dollar=US$0.004 cents) to end a heated row in the home. Justice Navindra Singh, sitting in […]

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Vacancy Exists – Senior Reporter

14 June 2017

Vacancy Exists for an outstanding Senior Reporter who also will fill the role of Deputy Editor at the Montserrat Reporter – Montserrat, West Indies. Must have: Good integrity, Plenty of drive And the commitment to excellence in newspaper production print and online. Be sharp, enthusiastic and self-motivated. A driver’s licence (will be useful) Contact: Bennette […]

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GoM Issues RFP for the Montserrat Submarine Fibre Optic Cable Project

18 February 2019

The Government of Montserrat on January 28, 2019, in a Release announced the issuance of a request for proposals (RFP) for the installation and operation of an undersea fibre optic cable; inviting all qualified companies, both locally and internationally, to participate. The cable will be Montserrat’s first international fibre optic connection since the mid-1990s, when […]

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Jamaica records near 30 per cent decline in murders so far this year

Jamaica records near 30 per cent decline in murders so far this year

08 February 2019

by staff writer  KINGSTON, Jamaica, Feb 4, CMC – Jamaica has recorded a 29.7 per cent reduction in murders during the first five weeks of this year, according to figures released by the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF). It said that there were 109 murders between January 1 and February 2 as compared with 155 for […]

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Opposition party dismisses calls made by Venezuelans residing in Trinidad and Tobago

Opposition party dismisses calls made by Venezuelans residing in Trinidad and Tobago

08 February 2019

by staff writer February 4, 2019 PoliticsNo Comments 108 views PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Feb 4, CMC – The leader of the Movement for Social Justice (MSJ), David Abdulah has dismissed calls by Venezuelan nationals residing here for the Trinidad and Tobago government to recognise Juan Guaido as the interim president of Venezuela. “Citizens of […]

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President Granger urges supporters to re-elect his administration

President Granger urges supporters to re-elect his administration

08 February 2019

by staff writer GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Feb 4, CMC – President David Granger has appealed to supporters to re-elect his coalition A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) government even as he pledged not to resign despite the December 21, 2018 vote of confidence that tumbled his three and a half year old administration. Last week, the […]

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