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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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Scare for Antiguans travelling on JetBlue flight

07 September 2018

OBSERVER media   A passenger on board a Jet Blue flight gave a scare to a number of Antiguans and Barbudans and other travelers when he became unruly and violent on the aircraft en route to New York. One passenger told OBSERVER media the man ripped a few seats on the flight and tried unsuccessfully […]

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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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Powerful quake paralyses Hokkaido in latest disaster to hit Japan

07 September 2018

F6dZod9TEs1l By Kaori Kaneko and Chang-Ran Kim, Reuters•September 7, 2018   https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/338VDqEULEEJ3mscuFW0gg–~A/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjtzbT0xO3c9NDUwO2g9Mjk4O2lsPXBsYW5l/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/Reuters/2018-09-05T222838Z_1_LYNXNPEE8423C_RTROPTP_2_JAPAN-QUAKE.JPG.cf.jpg People look at an area damaged by an earthquake in Sapporo in Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido, Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo September 6, 2018. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS By Kaori Kaneko and Chang-Ran Kim TOKYO (Reuters) – A powerful earthquake […]

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Collectively We Must Shoulder Blame For Montserrat

Collectively We Must Shoulder Blame For Montserrat

07 September 2018

By Claude Gerald Make no mistake about it. Political representation is at a low ebb, perhaps at its lowest on Montserrat, since the right to vote in Parliamentary elections. The fact is the cupboard is empty in terms of quality candidates at the upcoming elections. Things can get more challenging as the choices will be […]

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A Moment With The Registrar Of Lands- Part 01: 2018

A Moment With The Registrar Of Lands- Part 01: 2018

07 September 2018

A moment with the Registrar of Lands Applying for a replacement Land Certificate. Every owner of land in Montserrat is entitled to have a land certificate issued as proof of land ownership.  Landowners must be responsible for keeping their certificate in a secure, safe location, just as they would any other important documents, such as […]

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MCC begins a new college year

07 September 2018

Beginning with the principal, staff and students of the Montserrat Community College processing in through the rear door of the St. James Anglican Church, Salem promptly at 9.00 a.m. on Monday, September 3, 2018, to a hymn played by Miss Anne-Marie Dewar at the organ; followed by the singing of the Territorial Anthem, then by […]

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US Coast Guard seizes cocaine, nabs four alleged drug smugglers

US Coast Guard seizes cocaine, nabs four alleged drug smugglers

31 August 2018

by staff writer SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Aug 31,  CMC – The United States Coast Guard says it seized more than two million (US) in cocaine and nabbed four suspected smugglers in separate incidents in the Caribbean Sea. It said that Caribbean Border Interagency Group law enforcement authorities apprehended three suspected smugglers and seized about […]

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Trinidad and Tobago observing 56th anniversary of independence

Trinidad and Tobago observing 56th anniversary of independence

31 August 2018

by staff writer PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Aug 31, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago observed its 56th anniversary of political independence from Britain on Friday with the traditional military parade and differing statements from the politicians regarding the socio-economic development of the oil-rich twin island republic. While President Paula Mae Weekes noted that independence is […]

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ExxonMobil makes ninth discovery offshore Guyana

ExxonMobil makes ninth discovery offshore Guyana

31 August 2018

by STAFF WRITER GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Aug. 30, CMC – The US based oil giant, ExxonMobil has announced the discovery of approximately 197 feet (60 metres) of high-quality, oil-bearing sandstone reservoir at the Hammerhead-1  – the ninth discovery of oil in the Stabroek Block  and the fifth within the last year. President of ExxonMobil, Steve Greenlee […]

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OECS and CGSS of Guadeloupe Sign Cooperation Agreement on Healthcare

31 August 2018

The OECS Commission has in an OECS Media Statement informed the following: 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 […]

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