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Sri Lanka blames local Islamist extremist group for Easter bombings that killed 290 First Montserrat Graduate of Sandhurst Military Academy, returns The Mueller Report Is Much Worse for Trump Than Barr Let On Montserrat hosts the Red Ensign Group Conference Judge Redhead Eulogised
 
A view of St. Sebastian's Church, damaged in a blast in Negombo, north of Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Sunday (Chamila Karunarathne - AP)

Sri Lanka blames local Islamist extremist group for Easter bombings that killed 290

(Adapted) By Joanna Slater , Amantha Perera and Shibani Mahtani April 22 Explosions at churches and hotels in Sri Lanka killed 290 people and injured more than 500 Sunday. This is what we know so far: https://www.washingtonpost.com/video/world/this-is-a-very-cowardly-attack-sri-lanka-blasts-leave-hundreds-dead-on-easter-sunday/2019/04/21/eaecd2dc-9c42-482f-9e09-e3ea06a3372a_video.html ● Government says attack carried out by National Thowheed Jamaath, a local Islamist militant group, with suspected international […]

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First Montserrat Graduate of Sandhurst Military Academy, returns

(l-r) HE Governor, Hon. Premier, RMDF Officers – Alvin Ryan, Darion Darroux, Peter White, and Glenroy Foster His Excellency Governor in hosting a brief welcome home ceremony at the Governor’s Office for 2nd Lt. Darrion Darroux, who completed his commissioning course at the acclaimed prestigious Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst a few weeks ago. In […]

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The Mueller Report Is Much Worse for Trump Than Barr Let On

Author: Garrett M. GraffGarrett M. Graffsecurity04.18.19 https://www.wired.com/ JIM WATSON/Getty Images If president Donald Trump isn’t guilty of obstruction of justice, who ever could be? Special counsel Robert Mueller’s 448-page report, made public Thursday in redacted form, outlined over nearly half of those pages how the president reacted to and fumed over the Russia probe, seeking […]

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Montserrat hosts the Red Ensign Group Conference

by Bennette Roach The event was little publicised (in Montserrat), but it was a big conference with an international flavour as the Red Ensign Group Conference was held this year for the first time in Montserrat. The conference which is an annual gathering of the British ship registers opened at the Montserrat Cultural Center and […]

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Judge Redhead Eulogised

by Bennette Roach He was lauded at his retirement in Montserrat in 2016 Justice Morley opens special sitting to honour Judge Redhead By invitation from the Registrar of the High Court office in Montserrat it stated that we (media) were “invited to attend a Special Sitting of the High Court of Justice on Friday, 5th […]

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Nerissa Golden Named Acting Director of the Montserrat Arts Council

05 April 2019

Nerissa Golden LITTLE BAY, Montserrat – Author and Business Coach Nerissa Golden has been appointed to act as Director of the Montserrat Arts Council (MAC) until a substantive head is found. The acting director along with member of the MAC Board Reinford “Kulcha Don” Gibbons attended the Regional Cultural Committee meeting in Trinidad last week […]

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How this overdone ‘laudation’

05 April 2019

by Claude Gerald This is ridiculous. It’s been overdone. It should never ever been conceived. Redhead is a tiny dot on the map in terms of contribution to growth of the law in this region… We do not value what is valuable! That is our problem. And our institutions in government behave just like him […]

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Posted in CARICOM, Court, International, Legal, Local, News, OECS, Opinions, Police1 Comment

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Jus Wonderin…

05 April 2019

Jus wonderin why de magistrate charge $2500 forthwith for some individual and why de Custum Officers jus search out the gel dem panties who come here for St. Patricks festival. Jus wonderin if these things should no stap and wonder what the Premier goin do bout it and if dey not going decriminalise de marijuana […]

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Posted in Entertainment, Joke Corner, Jus Wonderin, Local, News, OECS, Police, Politics, Regional0 Comments

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Today in Brexit: Give Us Just a Little More Time—Seriously, Please?

05 April 2019

The Slatest By Elliot Hannon – April 05, 2019 The Slatest Workmen look at the clockface on the Queen Elizabeth Tower, commonly referred to as Big Ben on April 2, 2019 in London, England. Animation by Lisa Larson-Walker. Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images. Today in Brexit is a daily feature that will attempt to keep track […]

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Cayman Islands Chief Justice Smellie tries to redefine marriage, fails

Cayman Islands Chief Justice Smellie tries to redefine marriage, fails

05 April 2019

A Special: Part 5 Does a judge have a just power to overturn the specific provisions of a Constitution? BRADES, Montserrat, March 30, 2019 –  On Friday, March 29, 2019, Cayman Islands Chief Justice Anthony Smellie, QC reportedly ruled[1] that “marriage means the union between two people as one another’s spouses.” In doing so, he […]

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Posted in Business/Economy/Banking, Columns, Court, De Ole Dawg, Education, Legal, OECS, Opinions, Regional, UK - Brexit0 Comments

OECS welcomes Guadeloupe - 1

OECS welcome Guadeloupe to member statehood

02 April 2019

President of the Regional Council of Guadeloupe Ary Chalus signs with OECS chairman, Ralph Gonsalves, PM St. Vincent and the Grenadines The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) formally welcomed Guadeloupe, an overseas department of France, as an associate member of the Organisation at a meeting held in Basse Terre, on Thursday, March 14, 2019. […]

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Brexit

02 April 2019

Prime Minister Theresa May leaves from the rear of 10 Downing Street on Monday. (Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty Images) Parliament rejects soft Brexit, second referendum https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/brexit-latest-news/2019/04/01/a609fccc-5258-11e9-bdb7-44f948cc0605_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.9878a033853d Now for a Brexit update: Things are still a mess! On Monday, UK members of Parliament ended up rejecting four different alternative options to Prime Minister Theresa May’s unpopular Brexit plan. […]

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PM's deal will 'damage the union'

Brexit mess: Montserrat LegAss mess

01 April 2019

Brexit mess How did we get here and what could come next? And Montserrat Assembly, we know how it got there, but what will happen next? See: https://www.themontserratreporter.com/the-brexit-and-legislative-assembly-mess-cumulating-same-day/ by Bennette Roach In his analysis of the future for Brexit, Mark Stone says a deal is still possible but it won’t be easy. By Mark Stone, […]

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The Brexit and Legislative Assembly mess cumulating same day

01 April 2019

Editorial – March 29, 2019 Today was supposed to be Brexit Day which eventually was postponed, for reasons we tried to inform as per our front page story as ‘Brexit mess: How did we get here. But we also expose what was or is, also a mess with our Parliament (Legislative Assembly – LegAss). It […]

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Brexit Day

30 March 2019

Sadiq Khan‏Verified account @SadiqKhan Mar 29 https://twitter.com/hashtag/brexitday?f=news&vertical=news&src=hash Theresa May’s #Brexit deal was a bad deal for jobs, our economy and for communities in London. Her deal is now dead. The PM must now do the right thing – immediately revoke Article 50 and give the British public the final say on Brexit. #BrexitDay 566 replies 1,670 […]

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