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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 […]

The docking of two robotic spacecraft, the Tiangong 1 space station and Shenzhou 8 capsule, provided a preview of larger Chinese space complexes planned for the future.

Farewell, Tiangong-1: Chinese Space Station Meets Fiery Doom Over South Pacific Ocean

By Mike Wall, Space.com Senior Writer | April 1, 2018 09:29pm ET   An artist’s concept of China’s Tiangong-1 space station prototype burning up in Earth’s atmosphere during its fiery fall back to Earth overnight on April 1-2, 2018. Credit: Alejandro Miranda/Alamy Tiangong-1 is no more. China’s prototype space station, whose name translates as “Heavenly Palace 1,” met […]

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Sylvester Silcott: Tributes paid to dad-of-two stabbed to death in Homerton outside St Patrick’s Day party

Hackney Gazette, UK PUBLISHED: 21 March 2018 | UPDATED:  22 March 2018 Emma Bartholomew and Sam Gelder Another man told the Gazette: “This is a shock for the whole Montserrat community, not just the young but the old as well.” Sylvester Silcott. Friends of the man stabbed to death at a St Patrick’s Day party […]

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Antigua and Barbuda General Election Results – 21 March 2018 – ABLP returned with 15 seats of 17

General elections were held in Antigua and Barbuda on 21 March 2018. Source: Caribbeanelections.com Click here: Comprehensive report: Electoral System The 17 elected members of the House of Representatives  were elected in single-member constituencies by first-past-the-post. There was no fixed election date in effect in Antigua and Barbuda at this time; hence, the choice of election date is the prerogative of the Prime Minister. […]

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UK newspapers endanger Montserrat, again

by Bennette Roach It wouldn’t be the first time that UK Newspapers have distorted and published information that turned out unfavourable and detrimental to the Island. We can point to the recent not so old publications regarding the development of fibre optic service to Montserrat, touted strongly and convincingly as a ‘game changer’ for economy […]

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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Date set for hearing diplomatic passport case against former prime minister

20 April 2018

by STAFF WRITER   BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, Apr 20, 2018, CMC – A High Court judge Friday set May 30 for the start of the case in which the St. Kitts-Nevis government is seeking to oust former prime minister Dr. Denzil Douglas from the Parliament on the grounds that he is a citizen of the […]

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COTED meeting agrees on CCREE full operationalisation

20 April 2018

by STAFF WRITER   GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Apr 20, CMC – The Special Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) on Energy has ended here with an agreement that work has advanced towards the full operationalisation of the Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (CCREEE) by the middle of this year. […]

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Secondary school student in brutal attack on mother

20 April 2018

by STAFF WRITER   PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Apr 20, CMC –Education Minister Anthony Garcia said that the necessary resources and experts from the Student Support Services Division of the Ministry of Education will be sent to a secondary school, south of here, after a student is reported to have severely injured his mother in […]

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CAPE students could earn credits to universities -Reid

20 April 2018

by STAFF WRITER   KINGSTON, Jamaica, Apr 20, CMC – Education Minister Ruel Reid says students pursuing the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) will have an opportunity to earn credits for entry to certain universities in Jamaica. Reid told students of the St Mary High School that as of September this year, he will be […]

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Former health minister renews call for decriminalising marijuana

20 April 2018

by STAFF WRITER   PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Apr 20, CMC – Former health minister Dr. Fuad khan Friday renewed his call for the decriminalisation of marijuana for medical purposes. “Trinidad and Tobago needs to join the march towards decriminalization of marijuana, particularly for medical use” Dr. Khan, an opposition legislator, said in a statement […]

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Belize Attorney General has advice for United States on drug problems

20 April 2018

by STAFF WRITER BELMOPAN, Belize, Apr 20, CMC –Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte has a few words of advice for the United States, particularly as it relates to dealing with its drug problem. “I have …said that the US also needs to work on their demand, maybe if they will stop using so much drugs, we […]

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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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Man denied bail on charges of sexually assaulting a minor

18 April 2018

by STAFF WRITER   PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Apr 18, CMC – A 53-year-old man has been denied bail after he appeared before a city magistrate on charges of sexual penetration and sexual touching of a seven-year-old girl. Ted Dookie, 53, appeared before Magistrate Adia Mohammed charged with one count of sexual penetration and two […]

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Police detain two Chinese nationals, millions of dollars in goods seized

17 April 2018

by STAFF WRITER   KINGSTON, Jamaica, Apr 17, CMC – Jamaica police have detained two Chinese nationals after seizing counterfeit goods estimated at more than J$100 million (One Jamaica dollar=US$0.008 cents) at a business establishment in the capital on Monday. The seizure is the second within a two week period involving Chinese nationals. On April […]

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UK tax committee to ask Overseas Territories to give evidence in London

16 April 2018

by STAFF WRITER   HAMILTON, Bermuda, Apr 16, CMC  –Bermuda is likely to join other British Overseas Territories (BOT) in giving evidence before British legislators as part of an investigation into tax avoidance and evasion. A government spokeswoman said while Bermuda had not yet received the British newspaper The Guardian, quoting an opposition Labour MP, […]

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