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Thanksgiving Service and Mass for Bertrand B. Osborne who died on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 Tropical Storm Isaac closes down Montserrat? Hurricane Isaac 2018 update: Still a Category 1 on path for Caribbean A National Day of Mourning in honour of former CM Bertrand Osborne OBE, OD (declared a public holiday) Bertrand Osborne dies at 83
 
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Thanksgiving Service and Mass for Bertrand B. Osborne who died on Tuesday, September 4, 2018

by Bennette Roach The following information has been confirmed and presented for the benefit of those who cannot otherwise attend the services but have access to radio, television and of course the miniature viewing provided by their tablets and smart phones. More specifically, overseas viewers worldwide will have their access. The GIU will be bringing […]

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Tropical Storm Isaac closes down Montserrat?

NOTICE Cabinet has taken a decision to close all schools and government offices at 12 noon today for the passage of Tropical Storm Isaac. The private sector is also encouraged to close their businesses at 12 noon today as well, especially those with parents who have school-aged children. According to Major Alvin Ryan, Interim Director […]

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Hurricane Isaac 2018 update: Still a Category 1 on path for Caribbean

A toss up – as to which way a curve away from the Islands or a weakening by time it gets to the Islands. Either way the authorities are cautioning “Be Prepared’.   Updated 8:37 PM; Posted 6:42 AM Hurricane Isaac remained a minimal Category 1 hurricane on Monday afternoon but is forecast to strengthen […]

Police HQ flag at half mast in remembrance of former Chief Minister Bertrand Osborne.

A National Day of Mourning in honour of former CM Bertrand Osborne OBE, OD (declared a public holiday)

The Government Information Unit yesterday, informed that the Government of Montserrat has declared Friday, September 14, 2018, a National Day of Mourning, as a mark of respect for the late former Chief Minister, Bertrand Osborne OBE, OD. Mr. Osborne will be laid to rest on Friday, September 14 and will be accorded a national funeral […]

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Bertrand Osborne dies at 83

It was by no means surprising on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. how quickly the word resounded worldwide that former Chief Minister, the Honourable Bertrand Osborne, OBE had died at his home, after a lengthy illness, which he endured mostly at his home. In 2014 he was honoured with the National Order of Distinction award Not […]

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Tropical Storm Isaac (Update)

12 September 2018

by Bennette Roach The National Disaster Preparedness Response Advisory Committee (NDPRAC) met today, Tuesday September 11th, 2018 to review Montserrat’s preparedness for Tropical Storm Isaac, which is expected to approach the Lesser Antilles late on Wednesday night, (chain of Islands from Grenada north to the BVI). In a release from the NDPRAC it says: “The […]

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Kidnapped wife of businessman rescued, no ransom paid

Kidnapped wife of businessman rescued, no ransom paid

12 September 2018

by staff writer PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Sept 11, CMC – The 47-year-old wife of a businessman was rescued by police on Monday night four days after she was kidnapped while returning from a gym in southern Trinidad. Police Commissioner Gary Griffith told a news conference late Monday night that no ransom had been paid […]

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IsaacDowngraded

11 September 2018

by staff writer BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Sept 11, CMC – Hurricane Isaac was inching its way towards the Lesser Antilles on Tuesday after losing steam and downgraded to a strong tropical storm over the Central tropical Atlantic. The Miami-based National Hurricane Centre (NHC) said that the storm, located near latitude 14.6 North, longitude 48.1 West, has […]

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First Saint Lucia Mango Festival gathered 500 visitors!

11 September 2018

OECS Media release Tuesday, September 11, 2018 — The OECS and EU sponsored Saint Lucia Mango Festival held last week met all expectations as the event brought together 16 exhibitors and 500 participants at the Constitution Park in Castries. The festival aimed at raising public awareness on the Mango Biodiversity Project which was started in […]

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US Ambassador Pays Courtesy Visit On the OECS Commission

11 September 2018

OECS Media Release Tuesday, September 11, 2018 — United States Ambassador to the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) H.E. Linda Taglialatela paid a courtesy visit today on Director General of the Organisation Didacus Jules. During the meeting various issues of mutual interest were discussed including the status of US funded projects currently underway in […]

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Tropical storm Isaac now a hurricane as it heads towards the Caribbean

09 September 2018

So now a Hurricane Isaac demanding some attention…Montserrat! Update: Now a Cat 1 hurricane out there East of Montserrat and the chain (Grenada – BVI) – no change and it will smack us Thursday-Friday. Meanwhile Florence well north of the chain roars on to the US eastern mainland also by Friday at Cat 3 September […]

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Legal Notice

Legal Notice

07 September 2018

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Notice of Application to Replace Lost Land Certificates

Notice of Application to Replace Lost Land Certificates

07 September 2018

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OECS and CGSS of Guadeloupe Sign Cooperation Agreement on Healthcare

07 September 2018

On Thursday, August 23, 2018 — Efforts to facilitate the ease of access to medical care in the French Departments of the Eastern Caribbean for nationals of OECS Member States were reinforced by a recent Cooperation Agreement signed by the OECS Commission and the General Social Security Fund of Guadeloupe (Caisse Generale Sécurité Sociale – […]

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Fenton Tops 2018 CXC CSEC

07 September 2018

Katrice Fenton is the Salutatorian for the 2018 Montserrat Secondary School. She has been named as the top student in this year’s CSEC Examinations. Congratulations are well in order for Katrice and her runner-up Shekanah Irish. Also in news out of the UK – Danae Daley topped our locals with eight Grade 1s and three […]

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