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How to build back better after a hurricane with the next one a few months away Dominica celebrates 39 years of political independence from Britain Legislative Assembly ‘Fiasco’? Bungling Drug Charges and arrests PM defends decision to strip from office Investment and Tourism Minister
 
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How to build back better after a hurricane with the next one a few months away

By Irwin LaRocque and Achim Steiner* GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Nov 17, CMC – Imagine relocating the entire population of your country in the face of a colossal hurricane and two months later still not being able to get back home. Now imagine spending several nights in a shelter and taking a stroll the next morning only […]

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Dominica celebrates 39 years of political independence from Britain

by STAFF WRITER   ROSEAU, Dominica, Nov 3, CMC – Hurricane battered Dominica is celebrating 39 years of political independence from Britain on Friday with Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit urging citizens not to be daunted by the tasking of rebuilding the island. Hurricane Marie hit Dominica on September 18 as a Category 5 storm, killing […]

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Legislative Assembly ‘Fiasco’?

By Bennette Roach Problems of the conduct and behavior surrounding sittings and the business of the Legislative Assembly, particularly regarding the time, number of sittings and a seeming surprising lack of cooperation with the political leader of this land have plagued since the current Speaker has been in ‘control’ of the Assembly.  Last Friday, October […]

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Bungling Drug Charges and arrests

Drug arrests – smuggling drugs into Montserrat by Bennette Roach Davy Hill – Nov 3, 2017 Police turned up at the John Osborne Airport on Saturday morning October 21, 2017, to continue what they later, but at first denied they had informed anyone of their actions as they investigated three young men and then another, […]

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PM defends decision to strip from office Investment and Tourism Minister

by STAFF WRITER ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Oct 27, CMC – Prime Minister Gaston Browne has described the investigation involving his former tourism and investment minister Asot Michael as “a serious matter” insisting that Michael “was actually arrested on a serious issue” in the United Kingdom earlier this week. Browne, speaking on Observer radio here, said […]

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Bermuda “up the creek without a paddle” over stolen documents, says expert

09 November 2017

by STAFF WRITER   HAMILTON, Bermuda, Nov 9, CMC  –  An expert in compliance rules says Bermuda is “up the creek without a paddle” after a massive leak of documents stolen in a cyberattack on Bermuda-based law firm Appleby. “This is actually really, really bad and it’s bad because it demonstrates Bermuda’s jurisdictional attitude to […]

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UK proposal on aid for overseas territories withdrawn at DAC, but sparks debate

09 November 2017

  Inside Development Development assistance     By Molly Anders, Sophie Edwards 01 November 2017     View of damage caused on by Hurricane Irma in Road Town, the capital of the British Virgin Islands.  Photo by: Ministry of Defence / CC BY   PARIS — The United Kingdom was forced to withdraw its last-minute proposal […]

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Guyana to host CARICOM consultations on use of marijuana

04 November 2017

by STAFF WRITER   GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Nov 3, CMC – Guyana will host a consultation on the use of marijuana on Monday, November 6, 2017 as part of the efforts by Caribbean Community (CARICOM) governments to conduct careful in-depth research so as to inform decision making on the issue. The Regional Commission on Marijuana, which […]

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How can an Editorial of (check) be so apt today

How can an Editorial of (check) be so apt today

03 November 2017

We present the following Editorial written some time prior, bears relevance to this time. We have removed a couple dates to test the few who may remember and be willing to tell us when it was written. Do let us know whether if the contents seem relevant today. It may be mere speculation now, but […]

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Legal Notice -Notice Of Application for Prescriptive Title

03 November 2017

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Legal Notice -Notice Of Application for Prescriptive Title

Legal Notice -Notice Of Application for Prescriptive Title

03 November 2017

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Royal Bank donates to Red Cross hurricane relief

03 November 2017

On Wednesday, October 25, 2017, the branch of the British Red Cross’ hurricane relief efforts have been boosted by a donation by the Royal Bank of Canada. The volunteer service organization was presented with a check for US$10,000. Branch Manager Miss Lucille Irish presented the check to chairman of the Red Cross branch, Bennette Roach […]

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Hurricane damage significantly impact Caribbean tourism

Hurricane damage significantly impact Caribbean tourism

03 November 2017

by STAFF WRITER BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Nov 1, CMC – The region is observing Caribbean Tourism Month in November amid the “significant” economic impact caused by the passage of Hurricanes Irma and Maria through the Lesser Antilles last month Secretary General of the Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO), Hugh Riley, said that the regional tourism sector […]

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How FCO and DFID plan to forget Montserrat

03 November 2017

Still current at: 26 October 2017. Updated: 10 October 2017 with the latest update, showing ‘Minor Editorial amendments, this travel advisory for Montserrat on the Foreign and Commonwealth at www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/montserrat, read: “Montserrat was impacted by Hurricane Irma on 6 September and Hurricane Maria on 19 September 2017 and some roads remain impassable, though the main […]

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De Ole Dawg – Part 23:2017 -The Fibre Optic Cable project and development aid to Montserrat

De Ole Dawg – Part 23:2017 -The Fibre Optic Cable project and development aid to Montserrat

03 November 2017

What are our “reasonable assistance/development needs”?   BRADES, Montserrat – We must always express thanks to the people and government of the UK for their support over these past twenty-two years of volcano crisis. (Indeed, without that aid, Montserrat would have long since collapsed.) However, sometimes there is need to highlight points of legitimate concern for improvement. […]

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