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Awards ceremony celebrate Early Childhood practitioners

Once again, Early Childhood practitioners on Montserrat, some for the first, second or many times since 2008 gathered on the evening of Tuesday, June 26, 2017 at the Goodlife Night Club in Little Bay, where the deserving received special awards for their work and dedication to the care and education of the very young. The […]

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Substance Addiction help for Montserrat

Alcohol and Drug abuse and addiction spotlighted in Montserrat By Bennette Roach Julian Romeo takes no credit from the fact that he is the younger brother to Premier Donaldson Romeo in the work he has done from an initiative he took three years ago to get help for at least, then, one person in Montserrat […]

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The Eastern Caribbean Is Swamped by a Surge of Seaweed

Massive rafts of floating sargassum are killing wildlife and preventing fishers from launching their boats. by Ryan Schuessler June 11, 2018 Barbados’s Long Beach, typically a picturesque vision of white sand and blue water, is buried beneath a vast expanse of thick, rotting seaweed. It’s a stinking nuisance that has turned deadly. “We have found […]

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Bank of Montserrat’s Annual General Meeting reports stability and success but flounders on the day

By Bennette Roach The Bank of Montserrat Ltd. (BOM) had heavily publicised its Annual General Meeting that was held this past Wednesday, May 30, 2018. As described by several regular participants at the AGMs it was the first time that the turn out left some attendees standing as all seats were taken at the Cultural […]

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Lord Tariq Ahmad makes short visit to Montserrat

FCO Minister for Overseas Territories – Commissions MV Heliconia, surveys Montserrat’s hurricane resiliency needs with team of business development experts Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon, is the Minister of State for the Overseas Territories at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO). He visited Montserrat for one day arriving on the evening of May 31 and […]

Caribbean American Congresswoman outraged over separation of children from parents at US border

Caribbean American Congresswoman outraged over separation of children from parents at US border

18 June 2018

By Nelson A. King NEW YORK, Jun. 18,   CMC – Caribbean American Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke has joined intensified outrage in the United States over the Trump administration’s decision to separate migrant children from their parents at the US border.  “There is no act lower than ripping innocent children from the arms of their […]

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Eight Caribbean beauties in NY beauty pageant

18 June 2018

     in General News // 0 Comments June 16, 2018 by NELSON A. KING,    Eight Caribbean Community (CARICOM) beauties will compete for the 2018 Miss New York Continental Cultural Pageant crown at the George Wingate High School auditorium in Brooklyn on Jun. 23. According to Yvonne Peters, the Vincentian-born president and founder of […]

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CARICOM countries to benefit from new Mexico-FAO initiative

CARICOM countries to benefit from new Mexico-FAO initiative

18 June 2018

by staff writer SANTIAGO, Chile, Jun 15, CMC – At least 14 Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries will design multiple projects to mobilize resources from international sources allowing them to improve the resilience and adaptation of their agriculture, food systems and rural communities to change climate. The projects will be funded under a new initiative created […]

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There is detriment to misunderstanding the need for and use of information

There is detriment to misunderstanding the need for and use of information

18 June 2018

Last week we highlighted that aspect of the destructive delay regarding a Cabinet decision dated January 30, 2017 which aimed at endorsing the development of Montserrat Transformation Programme (MTP); that the Office of the Deputy Governor should be responsible for the structural changes of the transformation. The Deputy Governor (Ag) at the time, and Financial […]

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Caribbean’s ability to address climate risks boosted by increase in funds

Caribbean’s ability to address climate risks boosted by increase in funds

17 June 2018

by STAFF WRITER WASHINGTON, Jun. 17, CMC – The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) says an increase of more than 20 per cent from the previous year by the world’s six largest multilateral development banks (MDBs) has boosted projects that help the Caribbean and other developing countries cut emissions and address climate risks. The Washington-based financial […]

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Investigation Commission wants to probe activities of former minister

Investigation Commission wants to probe activities of former minister

16 June 2018

by staff writer ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Jun 16, CMC – The Integrity Commission says there are grounds to begin an investigation into the activities of former investment and trade minister, Asot Michael, who stepped down last month amid speculation that he was among Caribbean politicians who had received bribes from a British investor. In a […]

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EU promises assistance to Caribbean in developing biodiversity strategy

EU promises assistance to Caribbean in developing biodiversity strategy

16 June 2018

by staff writer GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Jun 15, CMC – The European Union (EU) has reaffirmed its financial support for regional sustainable development while acknowledging the need for the development of a Caribbean biodiversity strategy over the next 5 years. Chargé d’Affaires at the EU Delegation in Guyana, Layla El Khadraoui, told the participatory regional workshop […]

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Campaign to combat childhood obesity launched

Campaign to combat childhood obesity launched

16 June 2018

by staff writer BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Jun 15, CMC – Barbados has launched a campaign aimed at addressing childhood obesity and the government has said it is examining the feasibility of restricting foods high in salt, fat and sugar from the school environment and from being marketed to children. Health and Wellness Minister, retired Lieutenant Colonel […]

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Essential Politics – Comey, Trump, Kim…

15 June 2018

      By David Lauter On his return from Singapore, President Trump lamented on Twitter that his “thought process must sadly go back to the Witch Hunt.” His eagerness to jump back into the fray belied the “sadly.” Even before he left Washington for his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Trump […]

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KIM COLLINS RUNS HIS FINAL GOLDEN SPIKE 100m

KIM COLLINS RUNS HIS FINAL GOLDEN SPIKE 100m

15 June 2018

      St. Kitts-Nevis –  June 14, 2018 Sprint Legend Kim Collins ran his final Ostrava Golden Spike Meet. The hugely popular sprint star blazed to a first place finish in a farewell race which featured sprinters over the age of 30. Collins  announced in April of this year, that this season would be […]

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