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Small but colourful parade Ends 2017 Montserrat Festival Governor Carriere departs Queen Elizabeth Gives a Surprisingly Romantic Shout-Out in Her Annual Christmas Speech The SPCCU reports progress  at its 46th AGM
 

Hospital plans ready to go in 2014

Below is a video presentation (one of very few) hosted by Mrs. Sujue Davis at Government House, where Chief Medical Officer Dr Kernanet-Huggins explained the hospital plans, consulted, discussed and approved, ready for the hospital which was to be completed by 2017. Now in 2018 we are now asked to look at options for another […]

Small but colourful parade Ends 2017 Montserrat Festival

Small but colourful parade Ends 2017 Montserrat Festival

As DiscoverMNI ‘themed’, “There is no denying that 2017 was a challenging year on Montserrat for many reasons, much of which manifested in a smaller annual festival,” which they said was, “due to limited funds for sponsorship, attend events, and troupes participation.” Calypsonian Maxcine didn’t make the final ten in one of the few festival […]

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Governor Carriere departs

with as much failure, as she notes the development challenge remains Brades, Dec. 26, 2017 – During her final press conference held at the Governor’s Office, Dec. 21, departing Governor Elizabeth Carriere was invited to comment on Montserrat’s development challenges going forward. This as it turns out with economic growth strategy discussions and consultations, it […]

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Queen Elizabeth Gives a Surprisingly Romantic Shout-Out in Her Annual Christmas Speech

People – Royals Queen Elizabeth II – John Stillwell/WPA Pool/Getty Lindsay Kimble and Simon Perry December 24, 2017 Queen Elizabeth is keeping her sentiments focused on home during her annual Christmas message, paying tribute to her husband Prince Philip, as well as the people of the United Kingdom during the 2017 broadcast. Honoring the Duke of […]

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The SPCCU reports progress at its 46th AGM

The St. Patrick’s Co-operative Credit Union Ltd. (SPCCU) has been in existence long before it was registered as such in 1969. The co-operative was actually established for the catholic congregation on June 18, 1957 encouraged by a Catholic nun and Bishop Antoine Demets. It later opened its doors to all and tith a current membership […]

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Haiti continues ban on Dominican products

16 January 2018

by STAFF WRITER SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, Jan. 16, CMC – Chaos reigned at the Dominican Republic, Haiti border on Monday as over 20 Dominican products were barred from entering the French speaking Caribbean nation. Products prevented from entering Haiti included cement, rice, flour , vegetables, drinking water, beer and soft drinks. According to the head […]

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St. Vincent considers suing Trinidad over currency issue

16 January 2018

by STAFF WRITER   The following is between two (neighbouring) CARICOM nations. How can this come about, TMR asks? KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, Jan 16, CMC – The ongoing currency issue in which Vincentian traders in agricultural produce are unable to convert their earnings to Eastern Caribbean dollars after plying their trade in Trinidad and Tobago could end […]

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Floyd Green

Government provides counseling,relief following fire at children’s home

16 January 2018

 by STAFF WRITER   KINGSTON, Jamaica, Jan. 16, CMC – The Government is providing counselling and relief supplies for children and staff of the Walker’s Place of Safety following a massive fire here late Monday that claimed the lives of two children. Floyd Green “The Walker’s Place of Safety was completely destroyed by fire late last […]

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CARIFORUM to address crime and violence at launch of EDF in Barbados

16 January 2018

by STAFF WRITER   GEORGETOWN, Guyana , Jan. 15, CMC – Another step towards fighting crime and violence across the region, will be made with the launch of the 10th European Development Fund (EDF), CARIFORUM Crime and Security Cooperation, scheduled to be held in Barbados this week. The 10th EDF CARIFORUM, to be launched on […]

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Bartlett says tourist harrasment remains a “vexing issue”

16 January 2018

 by STAFF WRITER KINGSTON, Jamaica, Jan. 15, CMC – Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett says visitor harassment must be curtailed in order to safeguard the gains and surpass the industry’s progress acheived last year. Bartlett who was speaking at a function in the western city of Montego Bay on the weekend, said visitor harassment […]

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Caribbean Pan-African leaders declare Trump ‘persona non-grata’

15 January 2018

by STAFF WRITER BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Jan. 15, CMC – About 90 Pan-African organizations and leaders in the Caribbean have declared United States President Donald J. Trump “persona non-grata” for reported racist remarks he made last week about Haiti and African nations. The leaders said that Trump made himself unwelcome with his vulgar insults against Haiti […]

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Beverage manufacturers urged to cut sugar content

15 January 2018

by STAFF WRITER   KINGSTON, Jamaica, Jan 13, CMC – Jamaica’s Finance Minister Audley Shaw has  issued an appeal to beverage manufacturers to lower the sugar content in their products or force the Government to take action. Shaw, who was addressing a scientific symposium on fiscal measures to prevent obesity/non-communicable diseases (NCD), on Thursday, said […]

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Antigua to implement another amnesty for non-nationals

15 January 2018

by STAFF WRITER ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Jan 13, CMC  – The Government has announced plans to have another amnesty period that would allow legally resident non-nationals, who have been in the country for at least seven years, to apply for citizenship. Following Wednesday’s Cabinet meeting, a statement indicated that the government has agreed to adopt […]

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Caribbean legislators join avalanche of deep outrage over Trump’s reported racist remarks

15 January 2018

By Nelson A. King NEW YORK, Jan 13, 2018, CMC – Caribbean legislators on Friday joined the avalanche of deep outrage over United States President Donald J. Trump’s reported racist remarks about nationals from Haiti, Africa and El Salvador. “Donald Trump’s disgraceful and disdainful rhetoric with regard to the fate of undocumented immigrants of African […]

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CARICOM condemns reported comments by US President regarding Haiti

15 January 2018

by STAFF WRITER  GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Jan. 13, CMC – The 15 member regional grouping, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) says it is deeply disturbed by reports about the use of derogatory and repulsive language by the President of the United States in respect to the French speaking CARICM nation of Haiti, and other developing countries. In […]

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Mudslides being monitored in Martinique

12 January 2018

by STAFF WRITER   FORT-DE-FRANCE, Martinique, Jan. 11, CMC – The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) has sought to clarify reports circulating on social media, of volcanic activity taking place on the island. In a statement on Thursday, NEMO said  images being circulated  are not pyroclastic flows, but rather rapid flowing volcanic mudslide of rock […]

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Trump’s reported reference to Haiti has injured relations with US -says Caribbean diplomat

12 January 2018

by STAFF WRITER   ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Jan 12, CMC – A senior Caribbean diplomat has criticised US President Donald Trump over his alleged remarks regard Haitian nationals residing in the United States. However, Trump, has denied making disparaging remarks regarding Haitians, people from El Salvador and Africa  nations describing them as “shithole countries” But […]

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Former President George Maxwell Richards has died

12 January 2018

 by STAFF WRITER  PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Jan. 9, CMC – The fourth president of the Trinidad and Tobago –  Professor George Maxwell Richards is dead. Richards, who was 86, died on Monday, following a heart attack. Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley in offering condolences said Trinidad and Tobago has lost a much-loved son of the […]

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Barbudans one step away from ownership of lands

12 January 2018

 by STAFF WRITER ST. JOHN’S, St. Antigua, Jan. 6, CMC – After a full day of parliamentary debates and discussion history was created when the Barbuda Land Amendment Bill was passed  this week. In a statement the government on Friday said the bill, passed Tuesday night, now grants Barbudans “actual, individual ownership of the lands in Barbuda […]

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Justice Sandra Mason

Barbados’ eighth Governor General to be sworn in on Monday

12 January 2018

by STAFF WRITER BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Jan.6, CMC – The island’s eighth Governor-General will be sworn into office on Monday, during an installation ceremony at the Senate Chamber of Parliament, which will get under way at 4:00 p.m. (local time). Justice Sandra Mason Madame Justice Sandra Mason, who has been named Governor-General designate, will become Dame […]

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US judge rules DACA must continue for now

10 January 2018

by STAFF WRITER WASHINGTON, Jan.10,, CMC – Amidst intense political battle about a United States federal program that shields from deportation young Caribbean and other immigrants who were brought illegally to the US as children, a federal judge in California has issued a nationwide injunction ordering the Trump administration to restart the programme. Stating that […]

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Lessons are only learnt when failure is acknowledged

Lessons are only learnt when failure is acknowledged

05 January 2018

As seen in our front-page story there is little if anything that would make anyone with a little discernment, lament Governor Carriere’s leaving Montserrat six months before she was so designated to do. She either was not tested nor given the opportunity along lines that would help her to leave with a good conscience of […]

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Executive Search - Chief Director, Policy

Executive Search – Chief Director, Policy

05 January 2018

The Chief Director, Policy provides the vision, leadership and management for the development of a coherent and coordinated policy and research programme that supports the Bank’s Strategic Plan and facilitates delivery on its mandate as outlined in Article 4 of the ECCB Agreement. Applications should be submitted with detailed Curriculum Vitae to execsearch@bb.pwc.com no later […]

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Executive Search - Chief Director, Operations

Executive Search – Chief Director, Operations

05 January 2018

The Chief Director, Operations provides the vision, leadership and management necessary to ensure that the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, and HR systems are in place to deliver the Bank’s mandate effectively and to ensure financial soundness and strength and operating efficiency. Applications should be submitted with detailed Curriculum Vitae to execsearch@bb.pwc.com no […]

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Premier Romeo – New Year 2018 Message

01 January 2018

by Premier Donaldson Romeo Fellow Citizens, Residents and friends on Montserrat and around the world! As we celebrate the end of one year and the beginning of another, I want first to thank God for blessing and keeping us to see this day, the 1st of January 2018; and to wish you all a happy, […]

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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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