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Aretha Franklin, ‘Queen of Soul’ who transformed American music, dies at 76

Brian McCollum, Detroit Free Press Published 10:10 a.m. ET Aug. 16, 2018 | Updated 1:09 p.m. ET Aug. 16, 2018 Reports say the music icon died from advanced pancreatic cancer in her Detroit home surrounded by family. Here’s a look at her iconic career that spans generations in music and American history. USA TODAY (Photo: […]

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UK Minister of Defense Mark Lancaster visits

By Bennette Roach Whether it was by design or coincidence, the Hon Mark Lancaster UK Minister of Defence paid a visit to Montserrat, seven weeks after Lord Tariq Ahmad, FCO Minister made a visit in time to launch the Police – Heliconia Star vessel into operation. The visit came at the official start of the […]

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Another key Govt officer Exits

By Bennette Roach Will Human Resource Officer Dr. Clarke-Fletcher claim constructive dismissal? The ZJB 6.00p.m. news that same day reported, having obviously received the Deputy Governor’s memo and a release which did not reach TMR until June 27, combining the two: “…Mrs. Cheverlyn Williams Kirnon replaces Dr. Jocelyn Clarke-Fletcher with whom the government of Montserrat […]

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Montserrat’s volcanic eruption began 23 years ago

by Bennette Roach July 18 is a date that Montserratians all over the world and especially those old enough to remember, the day when volcanic activity was announced. It was a Tuesday night, and the next day people reported they heard the rumbling sounds in the mountains, “like a jet plane passing.” It was 23 […]

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23 years on after volcanic eruption began in Montserrat, Premier speaks about immediate future

by Bennette Roach July 18 is a date that Montserratians all over the world and especially those old enough to remember, the day when volcanic activity was announced. It was a Tuesday night, and the next day people reported they heard the rumbling sounds in the mountains, “like a jet plane passing.” It was 23 years […]

Brexit and housing crisis combining to cause exodus from London, think tank finds

Brexit and housing crisis combining to cause exodus from London, think tank finds

08 August 2018

Information that should be of vital interest particularly to the Montserrat discourse Caitlin Morrison   The Independent –    8 August 2018   A combination of unaffordable housing and Brexit has led to an “exodus” from London, with an increasing number of young people moving elsewhere to live and work, according to new research. Analysis by think tank Centre for […]

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Are You Wasting Your Life?

Are You Wasting Your Life?

07 August 2018

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RULES TO LIVE BY

RULES TO LIVE BY

07 August 2018

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Mark Lancaster poses with the crew of RFA Mounts Bay after watching a Humanitarian Relief and Disaster Relief Exercise on the small volcanic island of Montserrat.

UK Armed Forces on high alert for hurricane season

03 August 2018

News story The UK’s Overseas Territories will have unwavering military support throughout the 2018 hurricane season, a Defence minister has confirmed. Published 1 August 2018 From: UK Ministry of Defence and The Rt Hon Mark Lancaster TD MP Mark Lancaster poses with the crew of RFA Mounts Bay after watching a Humanitarian Relief and Disaster […]

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The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court brings Golden Anniversary Celebrations to an Official Close

03 August 2018

ECSC Media Statement Monday, March 26, 2018 — The closing ceremony of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court’s 50th Anniversary Celebrations was held on Thursday, 22nd March 2018 at 5:00 p.m., at the Finance Administrative Centre (FAC) Conference Facility, 5th Floor, Finance Administrative Centre, Pointe Seraphine, Castries. This ceremony was held to bring to a close the wonderful year-long […]

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Two fisherman nabbed and charged in major drug bust

02 August 2018

by STAFF WRITER ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, July 31, CMC – Two fishermen—a Vincentian and a Grenadian—were remanded to prison on Monday following a drug bust involving almost EC$1.5 million worth of cannabis. Cosmore Francis, 37, of Rose Bank, St. Vincent was charged with possession of 655 pounds of cannabis with an estimated street value of […]

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Passengers describe escaping wreckage of Aeroméxico plane crash

02 August 2018

Aeroméxico crash: Americans in plane crash share dramatic stories     Investigators are looking into what caused a packed Mexican airliner to crash shortly after take-off Tuesday. Aeroméxico Flight 2431 was carrying 99 passengers and four crew members when it went down in northern Mexico and burst into flames. Remarkably, no one was killed. Officials […]

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UK Foreign Office Minister for Overseas Territories to visit BVI

UK Foreign Office Minister for Overseas Territories to visit BVI

30 July 2018

by STAFF WRITER TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, Jul. 29,   CMC – The United Kingdom (UK) Foreign Office Minister for the Overseas Territories, Lord Tariq Ahmad, of Wimbledon will visit the territory between July 31 and August 1 to discuss hurricane preparedness and view progress on recovery. As part of his two-day visit, the government  […]

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Done Telling Trump’s Lies, ICE Spokesman Slams Racist Propaganda, Resigns

30 July 2018

ICE has lost a good man about Sanctuary cities A spokesman from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has resigned for a surprising, yet expected reason: he could not stand delivering the Trump Administration’s propaganda. His name is James Schwab, and for the past two years he worked as a public affairs officer for the San Francisco […]

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Governments moving to ban plastics and Styrofoam

Governments moving to ban plastics and Styrofoam

27 July 2018

by STAFF WRITER NASSAU, Bahamas, Jul. 27, CMC – The Government has embarked upon a programme to ban the use of plastics and Styrofoam which are proving detrimental to the country’s eco and marine system. In an effort to make the public aware of the planned policy, the first in a series of town hall meetings […]

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