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Andrew Pearce  sworn in as  Montserrat’s  Governor A Third of Secondary School Children in Eastern Caribbean At Risk of Dropping Out or Failing Montserrat not ready for  Investors Hospital plans ready to go in 2014 Small but colourful parade Ends 2017 Montserrat Festival
 
Andrew Pearce  sworn in as  Montserrat’s  Governor

Andrew Pearce sworn in as Montserrat’s Governor

By Bennette Roach Montserrat, welcomed new Governor (designate) Andrew Pearce OBE at a special sitting of the Legislative Assembly at the Cultural Centre on Thursday, February 1 with a little less flair than his predecessor but with the usual pomp and circumstance after the welcome and thank you speeches, and the usual inspection of a […]

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A Third of Secondary School Children in Eastern Caribbean At Risk of Dropping Out or Failing

Caribbean360 January 23, 2018 BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, January 23, 2018 – A ground-breaking study has found that up to 33 per cent of the children in secondary schools across the Eastern Caribbean are at risk of either dropping out or failing. The report from the study, co-authored by lecturer in Social Studies Education in the School of […]

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Montserrat not ready for Investors

Montserrat’s realities, says ECCB – Governor Antoine By Bennette Roach As the week of busy budgetary and economic updates, seminars, discussions, negotiations and workshops on border security and control ended in Montserrat, there could no doubt that what stands out and expected to be developed as a firm message or a request to HMG/DFID can […]

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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 […]

5.5 earthquake jolts Caribbean islands

5.5 earthquake jolts Caribbean islands

09 February 2018

Friday, February 09, 2018 BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5 jolted several Caribbean islands on Friday but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the University of the West Indies said that the quake, which occurred at 1.43 pm (local time), […]

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Governor Swearing Ceremony Speeches (Audio)

Governor Swearing Ceremony Speeches (Audio)

09 February 2018

  Welcome, Remark Honourable Speaker Shirley Osborne. Address by Acting Governor Mrs Lyndell Simpson. Royal Warrant and Sworn by Mrs Judith Baker-Jeffers. Administer of Oath by Honourable Attorney General (Ag) Mrs Sheree Jemmotte- Rodney. Address by Honourable Speaker Ms Shirley Osborne Address by the Leader of the Opposition Mr Easton Farrell. Address by the Honourable […]

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CDB predicting economic growth for the region in 2018

08 February 2018

  by STAFF WRITER BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Feb 7, CMC – Caribbean economies are expected to register an average two per cent growth this year following overall growth of less than one per cent  in 2017, the Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) reported Wednesday. CDB director of Economics, Dr. Justin Ram, told the bank’s annual news […]

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ECCB Governor Hosts Discussion With Media Practitioners in Montserrat

08 February 2018

Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), Timothy N. J. Antoine hosts discussion with media practitioners in Montserrat as part of the Bank’s Citizen Engagement and Stakeholders Relations Strategy.  Governor Antoine  shared  information and discussed a range of economic and financial sector stability issues including: •      The ECCB’s Strategic Approach •      Current Situation in […]

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Success! SpaceX Launches Falcon Heavy Rocket on Historic Maiden Voyage

07 February 2018

By Tariq Malik, Space.com Managing Editor | February 6, 2018    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The first Falcon Heavy rocket built by the private spaceflight company SpaceX soared on its maiden voyage today (Feb. 6) — a historic test flight that also sent a car toward Mars and included two confirmed booster landings. Billed as the world’s most […]

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In this 2007 file photo, Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart, the oldest son of Cuba

Fidel Castro’s son has died by suicide, state media say

04 February 2018

Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart was for a time head of Cuba’s national nuclear program Thomson Reuters Posted:  Feb 02, 2018 In this 2007 file photo, Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart, the oldest son of Cuba’s President Fidel Castro, addresses the International Economists Conference on Globalization and Development Problems in Havana, Cuba. According to Cuban state media, Diaz-Balart has killed […]

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U.S. President Donald Trump attends a roundtable at the Customs and Border Protection National Targeting Center in Reston, Va., on Friday.

Trump claims memo ‘totally vindicates’ him in Russia probe

04 February 2018

From the description and all the opinions seen, this memo sounds like what Trump calls ‘Fake News’ on the assumption that it is refered to as inaccurate, incomplete; Bombshell, dud, or something in between? Question of interest: How can anyone who is not yet charged, who claims innocence in a matter being investigated, can be […]

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New survey finds climate change concerns much higher in Caribbean than US, Canada

01 February 2018

by STAFF WRITER   NASHVILLE, CMC – A leading university here has found that climate change concerns are much higher in Latin America and the Caribbean that in the United States and Canada. According to a new “Insights” report from Vanderbilt University’s Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP), titled “Education and Risk Assessments Predict Climate Change Concerns […]

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Fact check: What Trump got wrong in his State of the Union address

State of the Union under scores why Trump is his own worst enemy

30 January 2018

By Mark Z. Barabak Jan 30, 2018 | 9:10 PM President Trump gives the State of the Union address in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington. (Pool Photo) For over an hour Tuesday night, Presidential Trump vied with pugnacious Trump. The White House had promised a conciliatory and uplifting State of […]

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PM confident of defeating “no confidence” vote

30 January 2018

by STAFF WRITER   By Kenton X. Chance KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, Jan 30, CMC – Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves says he is confident his ruling Unity Labour Party (ULP) administration will defeat a motion of no confidence filed by the opposition when it comes up for debate on Wednesday. “I would wish this motion […]

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