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Strengthening Hurricane Maria closes in on Leeward Islands Hurricane Jose strengthening, nearly a Category 5 storm PM says Barbudans have no choice but to leave Hurricane Irma turns westward with 120-mph winds Kendal Lee is MUL’s new manager
 
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Strengthening Hurricane Maria closes in on Leeward Islands

by STAFF WRITER   BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Sept 18, CMC – Hurricane Maria was rapidly intensifying into a major hurricane with weather forecasters predicting that the eye of the storm would move through the Leeward Islands later on Monday. In its 11.00 am (local time) weather bulletin, the Miami-based National Hurricane Center (NHC) said that the […]

Jose forecasted to pass further north of Montserrat than Irma

Hurricane Jose strengthening, nearly a Category 5 storm

After Harvey and Irma, Jose is the third straight Atlantic tropical system to become a Category 4 storm Updated: 2:50 AM EDT Sep 9, 2017  2 a.m. Jose remains a Category 4 hurricane with winds of 150 mph. The storm is moving west-northwest at 14 mph, threatening the island of Barbuda, which has already been […]

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PM says Barbudans have no choice but to leave

by STAFF WRITER   ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Sept 8, CMC – Prime Minister Gaston Browne Friday reiterated that Barbuda, which was hit by Hurricane Irma earlier this week, is “uninhabitable” and that there will “be a mandatory evacuation of every single person” there. Speaking on radio after making a visit to the battered island, Prime […]

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Hurricane Irma turns westward with 120-mph winds

      By Caribbean News Now contributor September 2, 2017 TMR: Be prepared is key – Get as much knowledgeable information from all around MIAMI, USA — Adapted: Hurricane Irma maintained its category 3 status on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale on Friday and is forecast to remain a powerful hurricane for days, as […]

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Kendal Lee is MUL’s new manager

As Thompson leaves disappointed, but in good spirits Mr. David Thompson, Montserrat Utilities Ltd. (MUL) Manager will leave his post on August 31, 2017, at the end of a three-year stint. According to a ZJBNews report, Mr. Kendal Lee head of the company’s electricity division, previously chief engineer, will assume the Managing Director’s position, as […]

Update on the Islands - Saturday

Update on the Islands – Saturday

09 September 2017

As of Saturday: Martin French & Dutch- Badly damaged. Currently ships are heading there by this afternoon they should have items. No communication via telephone is activate right now. About 95% persons including hotels are badly damaged. The airport is off limit right now. So contact with family is very difficult hopefully by tomorrow latest. […]

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A little detail, what to expect in Montserrat and northern Leeward Islands

08 September 2017

September 8, 2017 MIAMI, USA — As category 4 Hurricane Jose continued to move towards the same northern Leeward Islands that were battered just two days ago by Hurricane Irma, new hurricane warnings have been issued for Anguilla, Barbuda, St Martin, St Barthelemy and St Maarten. A hurricane watch is in effect for Antigua. The […]

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Hurricane Jose remains powerful storm heading towards the Leeward Islands

08 September 2017

by STAFF WRITER   BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Sept 8, CMC – Hurricane Jose remained a powerful Category 4 storm as it made its way towards the Northern Leeward Islands on Friday as nervous residents hoped it would veer away and towards the open seas over the weekend. The two major regional carriers, the Antigua-based LIAT, and […]

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Trinidad and Tobago to send helicopter and crew to Antigua and Barbuda

Trinidad and Tobago to send helicopter and crew to Antigua and Barbuda

08 September 2017

by STAFF WRITER Trinidad, Sept. 7, CMC  – The Trinidad and Tobago Government has announced plans to send a helicopter and crew to Antigua and Barbuda to assist the twin island state in relief efforts following the passage of Hurricane Irma. On the island of Barbuda, over 90 percent of the buildings have been destroyed. […]

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UK to assist victims of Hurricane Irma in Caribbean

08 September 2017

by STAFF WRITER LONDON, Sept. 7, CMC  – The British Government has announced plans to send a military vessel to assist those affected by Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean. In a statement to Parliament, a junior foreign minister, Alan Duncan said a military vessel will be sent to the region and US$15.7 million in aid […]

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Hurricane Irma leaves at least 10 dead and thousands without power in Caribbean

07 September 2017

Miami Herald Kyra Gurney and David Ovalle       People recover broken parts of the dock after the passing of Hurricane Irma, in St. John’s, Antigua and Barbuda, on Sept. 6, 2017. Hurricane Irma has left a wake of destruction in the Caribbean, killing at least 10 people and leaving nearly a million without […]

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A man repairs a part of his roof in preparation for the arrival of Hurricane Irma on Sept. 6, 2017, in Lauriers neighborhood of Cap-Haitien, 240 km from Port-au-Prince

Residents of Barbuda urged to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Jose

07 September 2017

by STAFF WRITER JOHN’S, Antigua, Sept. 7, CMC – Residents of the hurricane-ravaged island of Barbuda are being urged to evacuate ahead of the pending passage of Hurricane Jose  – a Category 1 storm churning 800 miles east  of the Lesser Antilles. “If this other storm, Jose is going to be a threat to Barbuda, […]

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Trinidad and Tobago to send helicopter and crew to Antigua and Barbuda

07 September 2017

by STAFF WRITER Trinidad, Sept. 7, CMC  – The Trinidad and Tobago Government has announced plans to send a helicopter and crew to Antigua and Barbuda to assist the twin island state in relief efforts following the passage of Hurricane Irma. On the island of Barbuda, over 90 percent of the buildings have been destroyed. […]

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GRENADA-POLITICS-Opposition dismisses latest Cabinet re-shuffle in Grenada

05 September 2017

 ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, Sept 1, CMC – The leader of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Nazim Burke, has dismissed the latest Cabinet re-shuffle announced by Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell earlier this week, saying it is one that is clearly about party politics and not national development. “A Cabinet re-shuffle is supposed to […]

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Electoral Commission wants election laws updated

05 September 2017

ROSEAU, Dominica, Sept 1, CMC – Chairman of the Electoral Commission, Gerald Burton, is calling for a revision of the electoral laws here as the Commission has started a series of Town Hall meetings to educate Dominicans on plans to issue national identification cards for voting. “The laws which govern the elections in Dominica date […]

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