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Governor Pearce press brief after NDPRAC meeting

Montserrat prepares for the first 2018 hurricane threat

A Release following an urgent NDPRAC meeting, the third since the beginning of the hurricane season the group chaired by H E Governor Andrew Pearce is “urging residents to remain vigilant to tropical storm Beryl, as the path a storm or hurricane can change at any moment.”The National Disaster Preparedness Response Advisory Committee (NDPRAC) met […]

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Clarification – Montserrat’s volcano at risk of imminent eruption? – 22 June 2018

RODERICK STEWART • MONTSERRAT VOLCANO OBSERVATORY TMR: Bennette Roach: June 29, 2018 – As a result of that article, On March 16, 2018 we front paged the following “UK newspapers endanger Montserrat”. https://www.themontserratreporter.com/uk-newspapers-endanger-montserrat-again/ We noted: “It wouldn’t be the first time that UK Newspapers have distorted and published information that turned out unfavourable and detrimental […]

About 12.30 p.m. - June 25, 1997

How do we remember those who died on June 25, 1997?

by Bennette Roach This morning I asked a few peolple, who immediately but only then recalled the significance of my question: Who remembered where they were at about 12.30 p.m. on June 25, 1997. The stories came out, from very clear memories. What about you. Last year on Sunday, June 25, 2017, Montserrat held a […]

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Cayman Islands governor ‘bullied staff, had drunken rows and insisted a maid gave him a shirtless massage’

Anway Choudhury recalled after a string of complaints made against him by staff Allegations include Cayman Island governor asking maid for shirtless massage He is also accused of misbehaviour towards his wife, Momia, 16 years his junior  By Abul Taher for The Mail on Sunday June 24, 2018 Anwar Choudhury, 59, pictured with his wife […]

Grenada’s new Parliament building officially opened

Grenada’s new Parliament building officially opened

by STAFF WRITER ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, Jun 21, CMC –   Grenada’s new Parliament building was officially opened on Thursday in a ceremony attended by representatives of funding governments, regional leaders, parliamentarians and the general public. The opening follows the destruction of York House – the old Parliament building – by Hurricane Ivan in September […]

Measures being implemented to fast-track full implementation of CSME

Measures being implemented to fast-track full implementation of CSME

13 July 2018

by STAFF WRITER KINGSTON, Jamaica, July 10, CMC – Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) have put measures in place to fast-track the full implementation of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). Among the strategies is a special meeting of CARICOM Heads to focus solely on the CSME, to be held in […]

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Ross University opens new research and pathology building in St. Kitts Nevis

Ross University opens new research and pathology building in St. Kitts Nevis

13 July 2018

by STAFF WRITER BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, Jul. 12, CMC – The Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) has opened a multi-million dollar research and pathology building that will allow for an improved understanding of zoonotic and vector borne diseases in the region. At the opening earlier this week, Deputy Prime Minister and Education Minister […]

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St. Kitts-Nevis Public urged to reduce use of plastics

St. Kitts-Nevis Public urged to reduce use of plastics

13 July 2018

by STAFF WRITER BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, Jul. 12, CMC – The government  has urged the public reduce their use of plastics in their everyday lives as plastic pollution is one of the biggest environmental challenges  with negative effects on human, plant, animal and marine life. “We are realistic and we recognize that plastics have become an […]

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New CCJ President to be honoured with special sitting

New CCJ President to be honoured with special sitting

13 July 2018

by STAFF WRITER PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Jul. 12, CMC – The new president of the Trinidad and Tobago based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Justice Adrian Saunders will be honoured on Friday, 13th in the first of two special sittings for the regional court. Justice Adrian Saunders Friday’s sitting will be held at the […]

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ECLAC says planning is key to implementation of 2030 UN Agenda in the Caribbean

ECLAC says planning is key to implementation of 2030 UN Agenda in the Caribbean

13 July 2018

by STAFF WRITER NEW YORK, July 13, CMC – The Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Alicia Bárcena, says planning is key to the implementation of the United Nations 2030 Agenda in the region. In addressing an event parallel to the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable […]

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Diplomatic passport case filed by private citizen - ruled abuse of process

Diplomatic passport case filed by private citizen – ruled abuse of process

13 July 2018

by STAFF WRITER BASSETERRE, St Kitts, Friday July 13, CMC – Opposition Leader Dr Denzil Douglas scored a legal victory on Friday when a High Court judge threw out a challenge filed by a private citizen to his right to sit in Parliament on the basis of his ownership of a Dominica diplomatic passport. High […]

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Holness signs CARICOM agreements

Holness signs CARICOM agreements

13 July 2018

by STAFF WRITER MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, Jul. 7, CMC – Chairman of the Caribbean Community(CARICOM), Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness, on Friday signed three agreements pertaining to matters of the regional body. The signing took place during the 39th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM that ended here on Friday. […]

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America is a nation of narcissists, according to two new studies

America is a nation of narcissists, according to two new studies

07 July 2018

  By William Wan, July 3 Is America a narcissistic country? On a day when America gathers together to celebrate itself, this seems a fair question. The answer is a resounding yes, according to new research — but some states are more narcissistic than others. In a study published in the journal Psychological Science, researchers asked more than […]

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is one of six governors who wrote the letter

Today’s the first family reunification deadline

06 July 2018

  Live Updates By Meg Wagner and Brian Ries, CNN Updated 1 min ago1:29 p.m. ET, July 6, 2018 What we’re covering here Today: Officials must make sure every separated parent has a way to contact their child by today. What happens next: Today the first in a series of deadlines a judge set for reuniting migrant […]

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Granger calls for less bureaucracy implementing CARICOM decisions

Granger calls for less bureaucracy implementing CARICOM decisions

06 July 2018

by STAFF WRITER MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, Jul. 6, CMC –  President David Granger  says he is disatified with the failure of member states of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), to implement decisions which ultimately impact the region’s dependence on extra-regional sources for food and other resources while preventing the exports of others from the region. Speaking […]

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Caribbean Court Rules Guyanese Presidential Term Limits Legal

Caribbean Court Rules Guyanese Presidential Term Limits Legal

29 June 2018

CCJ rules two terms only for presidents of Guyana by STAFF WRITER PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Jun. 25, CMC – The Trinidad and Tobago based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has ruled that   an amendment, that barred Presidents of the Republic of Guyana from serving more than two terms in office, was a valid […]

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Rezoning of Woodlands for Condos/Villa Project

15 June 2018

The public is being asked to give feedback on the proposed rezoning of Woodlands to allow for a potential tourism development project. According to a release from the Government Information Unit (GIU), the Physical Development Plan for North Montserrat 2012-2022 under the Physical Planning Unit (PPU) within the Ministry of Agriculture, Trade, Lands, Housing and the Environment […]

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CCJ: Beware the politicians in (judges’) robes, the wolves in sheep’s clothing

26 May 2018

Jamaica Observer Editorial May 24, 2018 As a country, we have never been as afflicted by intellectual schizophrenia as we are with the decision on whether to accept the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) as our final court of appeal, replacing the United Kingdom Privy Council. Jamaica is not the only one to be so […]

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Bank of Montserrat Scholarship Programme

Bank of Montserrat Scholarship Programme

11 May 2018

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Inland Revenue Department - Government Notices

Inland Revenue Department – Government Notices

11 May 2018

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USAID Cushing

ST. KITTS-YOUTH-US signs MOU regarding YES project

03 May 2018

by STAFF WRITER May 1, 2018 Full News No Comments 116 views   BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, May 1, CMC – The United States government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the St. Kitts-Nevis government to ensure that at-risk youth here receive maximum benefits from the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Youth […]

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US customs agents nab Jamaican national with cocaine at NY airport

23 April 2018

by STAFF WRITER   NEW YORK, Apr 12, CMC – United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency says an arriving passenger from Jamaica at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York did not enjoy a “Happy Hour” as officers seized her illegal cocktail. In a report on Wednesday, CBP said that, on April […]

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N. Korea, setting stage for talks, halts nuclear, ICBM tests

N. Korea, setting stage for talks, halts nuclear, ICBM tests

21 April 2018

KIM TONG-HYUNG and ERIC TALMADGE Yahoo.com Associated Press•April 21, 2018    see here North Korea Suspends Nuclear, Long-Range Missile Tests, Will Close Testing Site   SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea announced Saturday it will suspend nuclear tests and intercontinental ballistic missile launches ahead of its summits with Seoul and Washington, but stopped well […]

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Vacancy Exists - Senior Reporter

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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T&T Prime Minister defends delay in signing CARICOM Protocol on Contingent Rights

T&T Prime Minister defends delay in signing CARICOM Protocol on Contingent Rights

15 July 2018

by STAFF WRITER PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, July 13, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago’s Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley on Thursday defended his country’s delay in signing on to the protocol that gives rights to the spouses and children of people who move within the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) under the free movement of skills regime. […]

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Haiti’s Prime Minister resigns , President promises to respond to demands of Haitians

Haiti’s Prime Minister resigns , President promises to respond to demands of Haitians

15 July 2018

by STAFF WRITER PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, Jul. 15, CMC – Haiti’s Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant, resigned  on Saturday, just after days of violent protests against fuel price rises. Jack Guy Lafontant Lafontant, who faced a motion of no confidence following the protest that led to the death of at least seven people, told […]

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Judge to hand down decision on request to strike out case against Opposition Leader

Judge to hand down decision on request to strike out case against Opposition Leader

13 July 2018

by STAFF WRITER BASSETERRE, St Kitts, July 13, CMC – A High Court judge will today, Friday, hand down his decision in the Dominica diplomatic passport case brought against Opposition Leader Dr Denzil Douglas by a private citizen. Justice Trevor Ward’s decision is expected to be delivered at 1:30 p.m. Opposition Leader Dr Denzil Douglas Douglas’ lawyers, […]

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WHO official urges Barbados to take a multi-sectoral approach to climate change

WHO official urges Barbados to take a multi-sectoral approach to climate change

13 July 2018

by STAFF WRITER BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, July 13, CMC – Assistant Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr. Joy St John, has urged Barbados to take a multi-sectoral approach to climate change, health and other environmental issues. Advice that has been circulated throughout CARICOM and the OECS. She made these recommendations during a joint-ministerial courtesy call […]

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