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Montserrat prepares for the first 2018 hurricane threat Clarification – Montserrat’s volcano at risk of imminent eruption? How do we remember those who died on June 25, 1997? Cayman Islands governor Grenada’s new Parliament building officially opened
 
Governor Pearce press brief after NDPRAC meeting

Montserrat prepares for the first 2018 hurricane threat

A Release following an urgent NDPRAC meeting, the third since the beginning of the hurricane season the group chaired by H E Governor Andrew Pearce is “urging residents to remain vigilant to tropical storm Beryl, as the path a storm or hurricane can change at any moment.”The National Disaster Preparedness Response Advisory Committee (NDPRAC) met […]

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Clarification – Montserrat’s volcano at risk of imminent eruption? – 22 June 2018

RODERICK STEWART • MONTSERRAT VOLCANO OBSERVATORY TMR: Bennette Roach: June 29, 2018 – As a result of that article, On March 16, 2018 we front paged the following “UK newspapers endanger Montserrat”. https://www.themontserratreporter.com/uk-newspapers-endanger-montserrat-again/ We noted: “It wouldn’t be the first time that UK Newspapers have distorted and published information that turned out unfavourable and detrimental […]

About 12.30 p.m. - June 25, 1997

How do we remember those who died on June 25, 1997?

by Bennette Roach This morning I asked a few peolple, who immediately but only then recalled the significance of my question: Who remembered where they were at about 12.30 p.m. on June 25, 1997. The stories came out, from very clear memories. What about you. Last year on Sunday, June 25, 2017, Montserrat held a […]

George Town in the Cayman Islands

Cayman Islands governor ‘bullied staff, had drunken rows and insisted a maid gave him a shirtless massage’

Anway Choudhury recalled after a string of complaints made against him by staff Allegations include Cayman Island governor asking maid for shirtless massage He is also accused of misbehaviour towards his wife, Momia, 16 years his junior  By Abul Taher for The Mail on Sunday June 24, 2018 Anwar Choudhury, 59, pictured with his wife […]

Grenada’s new Parliament building officially opened

Grenada’s new Parliament building officially opened

by STAFF WRITER ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, Jun 21, CMC –   Grenada’s new Parliament building was officially opened on Thursday in a ceremony attended by representatives of funding governments, regional leaders, parliamentarians and the general public. The opening follows the destruction of York House – the old Parliament building – by Hurricane Ivan in September […]

PM promises to actively campaign for ‘yes’ vote in CCJ referendum

PM promises to actively campaign for ‘yes’ vote in CCJ referendum

06 July 2018

by STAFF WRITER  ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, July 4, CMC – Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell has given the assurance that he will be actively campaigning to ensure that the upcoming referendum to make the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) be the final appellate court for Grenada is not a failure. Speaking to delegates at the […]

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Granger calls for less bureaucracy implementing CARICOM decisions

Granger calls for less bureaucracy implementing CARICOM decisions

06 July 2018

by STAFF WRITER MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, Jul. 6, CMC –  President David Granger  says he is disatified with the failure of member states of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), to implement decisions which ultimately impact the region’s dependence on extra-regional sources for food and other resources while preventing the exports of others from the region. Speaking […]

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Sherry Johnson, Florida-based anti-child marriage campaigner who was forced to marry aged 11 in 1971.

‘It put an end to my childhood’: the hidden scandal of US child marriage

05 July 2018

The Guardian In half of US states, there is no legal minimum age for marriage; a 40-year-old man can, in theory, marry a five-year-old girl. But Florida may soon ban the practice for under-18s. We meet the former child brides campaigning for change Renate van der Zee Sherry Johnson, Florida-based anti-child marriage campaigner who was […]

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Soldiers and rescue workers walk past water pumped out of the cave complex.

Thai cave rescue: army drains site in bid to free boys before monsoon

05 July 2018

The Guardian (UK) Hundreds of pumps clearing water along 4km path in hope of avoiding need for scuba gear • Visual guide: how boys could be rescued Michael Safi and Jacob Goldberg in Mae Sai @safimichael Thu 5 Jul 2018 1:16 Thai rescuers race to drain water from cave before rain – video Thai rescuers […]

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Caribbean Disaster Agency Highlights 5 Key Areas of Concern at Meet

02 July 2018

ST. Kitts Nevis Observer – By Regional Editor – June 30, 2018 (CNS) The region’s disaster management chief, Ronald Jackson, has highlighted five critical areas of focus as the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) seeks to develop “saer, more resilient and sustainable Caribbean communities”. These include Enhancing Social Protection for the Most Vulnerable; Safeguarding […]

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Megan Cerullo

‘Upskirt’ pervert foiled as shoe camera explodes before he can take video in Wisconsin

01 July 2018

By Megan Cerullo | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS | Jun 29, 2018 | 12:30 PM   (Cassio_Henrique/Getty Images/iStockphoto) How and why he walked free (act was not carried out) – such dispicable intention… A Wisconsin man’s perverted plan to shoot videos up women’s skirts went awry when the battery in his shoe camera exploded, Madison […]

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Caribbean Court Rules Guyanese Presidential Term Limits Legal

Caribbean Court Rules Guyanese Presidential Term Limits Legal

29 June 2018

CCJ rules two terms only for presidents of Guyana by STAFF WRITER PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Jun. 25, CMC – The Trinidad and Tobago based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has ruled that   an amendment, that barred Presidents of the Republic of Guyana from serving more than two terms in office, was a valid […]

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Loans Available For Marijuana Production In The Caribbean

29 June 2018

by LK Hewlett St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): June  25, 2018 – With Canada recently legalizing marijuana for recreational use and a number of Caribbean countries contemplating taking that step, Invest Caribbean Now, a global private sector investment agency of the Caribbean, has announced it plans to make millions of dollars available to the region for marijuana […]

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CCJ strikes down mandatory death penalty in Barbados

CCJ strikes down mandatory death penalty in Barbados

29 June 2018

by STAFF WRITER BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Jun. 27, CMC – The Trinidad and Tobago based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has ruled that the mandatory death penalty in Barbados is unconstitutional. The CCJ, which is the highest court for Barbados, made the ruling based on two unrelated death penalty cases from Barbados. The cases, Jabari Sensimania […]

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Jamaica prepares for CARICOM Heads of government conference

Jamaica prepares for CARICOM Heads of government conference

29 June 2018

by STAFF WRITER KINGSTON, Jamaica, Jun 29, CMC – Foreign Affairs Minister Kamina Johnson Smith says the country is  gearing up to welcome 200 foreign officials to the  39th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) that gets underway next week. The meeting, scheduled to take place in […]

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