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Praises for Sir Dennis Byron as Antigua High Court observers his retirement

by STAFF WRITER ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, May 16, CMC – Prominent regional and international jurists Wednesday praised the contributions of the outgoing President of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Sir Dennis Byron, for his immense contribution to Caribbean and international jurisprudence. Sir Dennis, 75, who leaves the Trinidad-based CCJ on July 3, was praised […]

Former Premier R T Meade (2012)

Montserrat wants to go back on list to be decolonised

Premier Reuben Meade, May 30, 2012: ”…It is therefore my recommendation that this UN Decolonisation Committee remove Montserrat from their list of non-self-governing countries within their Decolonisation discussions. I am also certain that the UK supports our stance.” That quote is what Premier Romeo at that meeting was seeking to undo. It had created quite […]

The 2018-19  Montserrat Budget  Premier Romeo presents $164.8 million

The 2018-19 Montserrat Budget Premier Romeo presents $164.8 million

There had been much ‘to-do’ about the budget delay, which, explained by the Premier was due to an ‘inordinate delay in approval by DFID”. Last year the budget was not presented until June, constitutionally potentially due to be delivered by March 31 each year. This year reportedly coming out of a social media post “Deliberate […]

Premier Donaldson Romeo

Montserrat wants to go back on list to be decononised

Premier Reuben Meade, May 30, 2012: ”…It is therefore my recommendation that this UN Decolonisation Committee remove Montserrat from their list of non-self-governing countries within their Decolonisation discussions. I am also certain that the UK supports our stance.” That quote is what Premier Romeo at that meeting was seeking to undo. It had created quite […]

Amber Rudd

Amber Rudd ‘sorry’ for appalling treatment of Windrush-era citizens

TMR: PM May will redeem trust and decency… The Guaradian Minister criticises Home Office and promises cases will be resolved in two weeks Windrush-era citizens row: timeline of key events Amelia Gentleman @ameliagentleman   First published on Mon 16 Apr 2018 12.47 BST   Amber Rudd said action would be taken to rectify the situation for […]

People embrace outside the Alamo Gym where students and parents wait to reunite following a shooting at Santa Fe High School today.

At least eight dead in Texas high school shooting

18 May 2018

Jamaica Observer Friday, May 18, 2018 CHICAGO, United States (AFP) — At least eight people were killed when a male student opened fire at a Texas high school on Friday, a local sheriff said, as President Donald Trump expressed his “heartbreak” over the “horrific” shooting. The incident took place at Santa Fe High School in […]

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EU to remove two Caribbean countries from blacklist of tax havens

18 May 2018

by STAFF WRITER BRUSSELS, May 18, CMC – Two Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries are likely to be removed from the European Union list of tax havens next week, when European finance ministers meet here. The Bahamas and St. Kitts-Nevis had in the past strongly objected to be included in the list put out by the […]

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St. Kitts Opposition Leader still unable to have US Visa reinstated

St. Kitts Opposition Leader still unable to have US Visa reinstated

18 May 2018

May 18, 2018 in St.Kitts-Nevis Leader of the St.Kitts-Nevis Opposition Labour Party Dr Denzil Douglas   Basseterre, St.Kitts (May 18th, 2018):-):- In a letter sent in January of 2015 the US State Department officially informed the then St.Kitts-Nevis Prime Minister Dr. Denzil Douglas  that his US Visa had been revoked. The revelation was made by […]

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Suspended Cop and Mother Charged in Antigua in Connection with Passport Forgery

16 May 2018

Caribbean360May 15, 2018 ST JOHN’S, Antigua, Tuesday May 15, 2018 – A suspended senior police officer and his mother have been charged with fraud related to an alleged racket involving forging Antigua and Barbuda passports. Assistant Superintendent of Police Ray John, 47, who was suspended last month pending an investigation; and his mother, 63-year-old Yvonne […]

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Commonwealth Citizens Finally Added To Electoral List in Barbados

16 May 2018

Caribbean360 – May 15, 2018   BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Tuesday May 15, 2018 – Four Commonwealth citizens living in Barbados who had been fighting to get their names on the list of registered voters have now been included, giving them the opportunity to vote in the May 24 general elections.Their inclusion came yesterday, after Chief Electoral Officer […]

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Antigua & Barbuda Minister Asot Resigns

Antigua & Barbuda Minister Asot Resigns

16 May 2018

May 15, 2018 – (Antigua) OBSERVER Media Asot Michael (File Photo) The Minister of Investment and Trade Asot Michael has resigned. Prime Minister Gaston Browne says the decision was taken this morning, after hours of discussion. The Prime Minister wrote to the Governor General, Sir Rodney Williams, telling him he has accepted Michael’s resignation. Michael […]

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UNICEF and WFP sign agreement to strengthen governments’ cash-based transfer programmes to respond to emergencies

15 May 2018

by STAFF WRITER ROSEAU, Dominica, May 3, CMC –  UNICEF and World Food Programme (WFP) Regional Directors for Latin America and the Caribbean on Thursday signed an agreement to support governments in the region to be better prepared and equipped to use cash transfer programmes to assist their population during emergencies.  UNICEF’s Marita Perceval and […]

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Sir Ronald Sanders

Antigua to apologize before the OAS on discrimination against Rastafarian community

15 May 2018

by STAFF WRITER   WASHINGTON, May 13, 2018, CMC – The Government of Antigua and Barbuda says it will formally apologize before the Organization of American States (OAS) on Monday on discrimination against the Rastafarian community,  in an effort to improve relations with the religious group. Sir Ronald Sanders “Ambassador to the United States and […]

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CCJ rules St Lucian academic should be registered to vote in B’dos elections

CCJ rules St Lucian academic should be registered to vote in B’dos elections

14 May 2018

By CMC May 13, 2018   Eddy Ventose (CMC) — The Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) Sunday ruled that a St Lucian-born academic should be registered as an elector to cast a ballot in the May 24 general elections in Barbados and warned the Chief Elections Officer that failure to carry out the order […]

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Wendell Robinson

Police Commission given green light to challenge suspension

12 May 2018

by STAFF WRITER   ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, May 12, CMC – Police Commissioner, Wendel Robinson, who in April had been suspended with immediate effect amid allegations that he made sexual advances towards three junior policemen, has been granted leave to challenging the actions of the Police Service Commission (PSC). Wendel Robinson (File Photo) High Court […]

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Rice in Guyana

Guyana recording increased revenue for rice shipment so far this year

12 May 2018

by STAFF WRITER   GEORGETOWN, Guyana, May 12, CMC –Guyana exported just over 139,000 tonnes of rice during the first four months of the year, valued at more than US$57 million, a senior official of the Guyana Rice Development Board (GRDB) has said. GRDB manager, Nizam Hassan said that as of May 7, the rice […]

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The scales are too thick. Understand and seek unity to remove them

The scales are too thick. Understand and seek unity to remove them

11 May 2018

Recently we came across a piece which opened with the following: “So, we must diligently seek knowledge, the peace of justice within and without, and the common good. Where, knowledge is best understood as well-warranted, credibly true (and reliable) belief.” This seems so relevant to a serious situation that we have been facing here in […]

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CCJ restores not guilty verdict in “Lusignan massacre” in Guyana

11 May 2018

by STAFF WRITER   PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, May 11, CMC – The Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice Friday restored the 2013 acquittals of  James Hyles and  Mark Williams over their alleged involvement in what has been dubbed the ‘Lusignan Massacre’, in Guyana despite substantial procedural errors at trial. Gunmen on January 6, 2008, went […]

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New Tax Admin System to Process Personal and Company Taxes

11 May 2018

BY DISCOVERMNITEAM The administration of personal income tax, company tax and withholding tax will now be processed using a new Tax Administration Computer System. The newly acquired system was launched on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at the Montserrat Customs and Revenue Services (MRCS) Conference Room at the Government Headquarters in Brades. The system, which is designed to […]

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Premier Dr. Orlando Smith

Premier maintains UK legislation is flawed and disrespects BVI

11 May 2018

by STAFF WRITER ROAD TOWN, British Virgin Islands, May 11, CMC – The British Virgin Islands (BVI) Friday said it would continue to engage directly with the United Kingdom as it seeks to have London reverse the amendment to the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill that the 15-member regional integration grouping, CARICOM, said could negatively […]

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Legal Notice - Probate Division

Legal Notice – Probate Division

11 May 2018

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FINANCE-Cayman Finance not impressed with passage of legislation in Britain

FINANCE-Cayman Finance not impressed with passage of legislation in Britain

11 May 2018

by STAFF WRITER May 2, 2018 Business No Comments 185 views GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, May 2, CMC – A leading player in the financial industry in the Cayman Islands has described as “a vain attempt to fight global problems like corruption and tax evasion” the decision of the British Parliament to approve legislation requiring […]

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Legal Notice - Probate Division

Legal Notice – Probate Division

11 May 2018

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Six awarded in the 2018 National Awards

11 May 2018

As announced earlier, on Friday evening, March 16, 2018, at the Montserrat Cultural Centre six individuals who stood out as having had a significant and a positive impact on Montserrat were recognized in the 2018 national honours and awards ceremony. Mr. William Fred White Bodkin, Reverend Dr Beatrice Allen and to Mr. Cecil Cepekee Lake […]

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My Glendon Hospital Stay: A Good Experience

My Glendon Hospital Stay: A Good Experience

11 May 2018

By Gracelyn Cassell About a month ago, April 10th to be exact, I ended up at Glendon Hospital for emergency surgery.  I left four days later and friends are astounded when I say that I actually enjoyed the experience.  I’ve had medical issues for years but kept hoping that the new hospital would be in place before things […]

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Montserrat 2018 Budget Review: Timid, Tepid and Vague

Montserrat 2018 Budget Review: Timid, Tepid and Vague

11 May 2018

BY DISCOVERMNITEAM By Mike Jarvis The 2018-2019 budget presentation in my view was long on hope, short on detail and rather vague overall. I would want to tell the Premier that government doesn’t hope for things to happen. Governments make things happen and set the stage for things to happen. However, I must say that for […]

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Notice Of Application To Replace Lost Land Certificate

Notice Of Application To Replace Lost Land Certificate

11 May 2018

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Notice Of Application To Replace Lost Land Certificate

Notice Of Application To Replace Lost Land Certificate

11 May 2018

 

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Notice Of Application For Prescriptive Title

Notice Of Application For Prescriptive Title

11 May 2018

Notice of Application for Prescriptive Title-Newspaper & Public Notice -2

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Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court -Probate Notice

Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court -Probate Notice

11 May 2018

THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN SUPREME COURT IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE MONTSERRAT A.D. 2018 PROBATE In the Estate of RILLIS OLIVIA NICHOLSON, also known as OLIVIA WOLFE and RILLIS OLIVIA WOLFE  LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE is hereby given that after the expiration of fourteen (14) days from the date hereof, application will be made in the […]

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Legal Notice -Probate Division

Legal Notice -Probate Division

11 May 2018

Island of Montserrat A.D. 2018 Probate Division Legal Notice In the Estate of John Daniel, deceased Notice is hereby given that after the expiration of fourteen (14) days from the date hereof, application will be made in the Registry of the High Court of Justice for an Order for Letters of Administration of John Daniel, […]

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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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Second Stage of Experimental Fish Trap Project Begins

11 May 2018

The second stage of the ‘experimental fish trap project’ being implemented by the Government of Montserrat’s Youth and Sports Development Programme, has commenced. The fish trap project represents a partnership between the Youth and Sports Development Programme, the WAITT Institute and Blue Halo Montserrat. The second stage primarily consists of trap deployment, hauling, collection of […]

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Montserrat Signs Grant Agreement for Port Development

11 May 2018

BY DISCOVERMNITEAM  Hon. Premier and Minister of Finance, Donaldson Romeo has signed, on behalf of the Government of Montserrat, the grant agreement for the Port Development Project. The grant agreement between the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the Government of Montserrat for fourteen million, four hundred thousand pounds (£14,400,000 million) was signed by Premier Romeo on Wednesday, […]

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Caribbean Development Bank - Job Opportunity

Caribbean Development Bank – Job Opportunity

11 May 2018

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De Ole Dawg – Part 6: 2018 -Hunting down some hitmen

De Ole Dawg – Part 6: 2018 -Hunting down some hitmen

11 May 2018

Were recent ill-informed volcano hazard articles in the UK the result of deliberate hit jobs on Montserrat’s credibility? BRADES, Montserrat, March 16, 2018 – Montserrat’s viability was recently seriously questioned in two UK newspapers, leading to much concern. Let’s pause to see what was said: UK Guardian, March 6[1]:  “for the past eight years the […]

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CDB adds electric vehicle to transportation fleet

10 May 2018

by STAFF WRITER   BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, May 10, CMC  – The Barbados based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has added an electric vehicle to its transportation fleet, as part of its commitment to advance a clean energy agenda in the Region. The vehicle, a Nissan Leaf Tekna purchased through the company Megapower Ltd. – based here, […]

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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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Guyana fisherman killed after warning about smoking cocaine

20 May 2018

 Friday, May 18, 2018  GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — The police in Guyana have detained a man who allegedly stabbed to death a 45-year-old fisherman who refused to stop smoking cocaine in his presence on Friday. Police said that Davanand Jailall, 38, was in the company of other fishermen in the Corentyne area when he was […]

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