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ECCB donates to the elderly and children for FIM Willock resigns from PDM puts 4 In opposition Earthquake kills at least 10, injures more than 100, then minor earthquake rocks Jamaica GOP’s Grassley says FBI probe finds no hint of ‘misconduct’ by Kavanaugh; Democrats dispute that, say White House restricted FBI Aid used in Caribbean child sex inquiry
 
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ECCB donates to the elderly and children for FIM

The East Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is celebrating its 35th Anniversary and also observing Financial Information Month (FIM) (during October). As part of its activities in Montserrat, the Bank through its resident agency representative Mrs. Claudette Weekes, at the office in Brades delivered financial support to two organisations. Before making the delivery, Mrs. Weekes to […]

Hon. Gregory Willock

Willock resigns from PDM puts 4 In opposition

MCAP calls for new polls On Tuesday this week, following his rant last week during which he came out in support of the Hon. Dr. Ingrid Buffonge, Hon. Gregory Willock resigned all but his legislative seat in the Legislative Assembly. Willock resigned his appointment as Parliamentary Secretary, and as a member of the questionable existence […]

Earthquake kills at least 10, injures more than 100, then minor earthquake rocks Jamaica

Earthquake kills at least 10, injures more than 100, then minor earthquake rocks Jamaica

by staff writer PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, Oct 7, CMC – At least 10 people were killed and several others injured after an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 rocked northwest Haiti on Saturday night, officials have confirmed. The Directorate of Civil Protection (DPC) said that the quake was felt across several parts of the […]

The Washington Post

GOP’s Grassley says FBI probe finds no hint of ‘misconduct’ by Kavanaugh; Democrats dispute that, say White House restricted FBI

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/senators-prepare-to-review-fbi-report-on-kavanaugh-after-early-morning-arrival/2018/10/04/394dbaf8-c7be-11e8-b2b5-79270f9cce17_story.html?utm_term=.bb1cebc27b3a&wpisrc=al_news__alert-politics–alert-national&wpmk=1 TMR: Here goes! Will the suppresion of truth and minimising of investigation convince those important to the fray and injustice (improper research and investigation and misguided attention to inability to prove supported ‘sexual misconduct’ forgetting or ignoring all the rest that points to underlying misbeliefs, win the day for America and the (western) world […]

Sunday Times

Aid used in Caribbean child sex inquiry

Tom Harper, Home Affairs Correspondent September 30 2018, 12:01am, The Sunday Times Crime Defence David Brandt, who led the Montserrat government from 1997 to 2001, is being investigated – CHRIS BRANDIS TMR: There is so much more to this story in several areas – but seen here taken from the angle which once again shows the bias about […]

London visit Premier and Baroness Benjamin (OP Photo)

Premier Romeo seeks help from UK Officials on Capital Programme

12 October 2018

The Honourable Premier Donaldson Romeo recently met with UK Government officials in London to discuss the proposed Capital Programme for Montserrat along with other related matters. According to a release from the Office of the Premier, “Premier Romeo first met with FCO Minister for the Overseas Territories, Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, who, during his visit […]

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MATLHE imports goats to improve local goat stock

12 October 2018

GIU Brades Montserrat-  The Ministry of Agriculture, Trade, Lands, Housing and the Environment (MATLHE), through the Veterinary Division, has imported five boer goats to the island, in an effort to improve the quality and quantity of goat meat here. The goats arrived on Friday, September 21, and were weighed and tagged this morning, Monday, September […]

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Hon. Easton Taylor Farrell

Opposition leader calls for general elections

12 October 2018

In the meantime, whether strategically or otherwise, leader of the Opposition which will now seat four members, Easton Taylor Farrell is calling for the government to ‘step down’ and bring about general elections. …” …it is the position of the parliamentary opposition that the Government of Montserrat led by the Hon. Premier Donaldson Romeo and […]

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Man given life sentence for raping eight year-old child

Man given life sentence for raping eight year-old child

11 October 2018

by staff writer GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Oct 3, CMC – A 34-year-old man was sentenced to life imprisonment after he was found guilty of raping an eight year old child three years ago. The Court heard that David Alexander, who opted not to endure a trial and entered the guilty plea before Justice JoAnn Barlow started […]

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NCC chairman denies public education one-sided in favour of CCJ

NCC chairman denies public education one-sided in favour of CCJ

11 October 2018

by staff writer ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Oct 3, CMC – The chairman of the National Coordinating Committee (NCC) spearheading the public education and sensitization programme on the Privy Council and the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Dr. Clarence Henry, Wednesday dismissed suggestions that the campaign leading up to next month’s referendum is “one–sided” and appealed […]

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High levels of seismic activity reported at Kick ‘Em Jenny

High levels of seismic activity reported at Kick ‘Em Jenny

11 October 2018

While the Caribbean region maintains high lookout for tropical storms and hurricanes during the official hurricane season, volcano serves reminder they are always there…   by webadmin ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, Oct 2, 2018 – (Adapted) The University of the West Indies Seismic Research Center (UWI SRC) on Tuesday reported there have been high levels of […]

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Speaker reserves ruling on sending opposition legislator to Privilege Committee

Speaker reserves ruling on sending opposition legislator to Privilege Committee

11 October 2018

by staff writer PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Oct 10, CMC – The Speaker of the Trinidad and Tobago Parliament, Bridgid Annisette-George, Wednesday reserved her ruling on whether or not to send an opposition legislator to the Privileges Committee as Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley denied allegations that he has a bank account in the United […]

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US to provide funds to the Caribbean under CESI

US to provide funds to the Caribbean under CESI

11 October 2018

by staff writer WASHINGTON, Oct 3, CMC – The United States says it will provide two million US dollars to the Caribbean Energy Security Initiative (CESI) to identify projects aimed at strengthening and promoting  mutual interests to pursue “a shared vision of a secure, prosperous and democratic Western Hemisphere together”. A US Department of State […]

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Prime Minister to take legal action against opposition legislator

Prime Minister to take legal action against opposition legislator

11 October 2018

by staff writer  PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Oct 10, CMC –Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley is to take legal action against opposition legislator, Dr. Roodal Moonilal over statements he made linking him to a “beneficiary bank account” in the United States, his lawyer Michael Quamina said Wednesday. Moonilal said he maintains his position despite the […]

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US, Russian Astronauts Safe After Emergency Landing

11 October 2018

It was the latest in a recent series of failures for the troubled Russian space program, which is used by the U.S. to carry its astronauts to the station. By Associated Press 11 October 2018   BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — A booster rocket failed less than two minutes after launching an American and a Russian […]

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