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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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Police investigate killing in Potters

30 August 2018

  by Theresa Goodwin August 30, 2018 The police are questioning a man in connection with the killing of his partner, a transgender woman, who was found dead yesterday in the Potters Village home they shared. The suspect reportedly turned himself over to the police shortly before midday on Wednesday and allegedly told them he […]

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LICB Men's 50 Overs Championship

LICB Men’s 50 Overs Championship

28 August 2018

                   

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US relaxes Cuba travel advisory

US relaxes Cuba travel advisory

27 August 2018

by STAFF WRITER WASHINGTON, Aug.26,  , CMC – The United States Department of State has toned down its travel advisory for Cuba. The State Department on Friday reduced its advisory to the Spanish-speaking Caribbean island from Level 3, “reconsider travel,” to Level 2, “exercise increased caution.” According to the State Department ratings, Level 1 means […]

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It's long been known that Apple cofounder Steve Jobs treated people cruelly, but his daughter's new autobiography offers new details.YouTube/AllThingsD

The shame of Steve Jobs, as told by his shunned daughter

26 August 2018

Published by Q U A R T Z   THINK DIFFERENT By Ephrat Livni  August 25, 2018 Lisa Brennan-Jobs is the daughter of a postmodern god. Steve Jobs’ enduring influence after his 2011 death proves the legendary Apple innovator is an immortal of sorts. Now, the child he initially rejected is releasing a memoir that shows […]

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John McCain, ‘maverick’ of the Senate and former POW, dies at 81

John McCain, ‘maverick’ of the Senate and former POW, dies at 81

25 August 2018

The Washing Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/john-mccain-maverick-of-the-senate-and-former-pow-dies-at-81/2018/08/25/d9219b7e-a7b8-11e8-97ce-cc9042272f07_story.html?utm_term=.4d5e7b32fc44 By Karen Tumulty, Columnist August 25 at 8:21 PM U.S. Sen. John S. McCain, the son and grandson of four-star admirals, was bred for combat. He endured more than five years of imprisonment and torture by the North Vietnamese as a young naval officer and went on to battle foes on the […]

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US Embassy to waive visa renewal interviews for Barbadians

US Embassy to waive visa renewal interviews for Barbadians

24 August 2018

by STAFF WRITER BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Aug 23, CMC – The United States (US) Embassy has announced that from August 28, it will waive visa renewal interviews in Barbados for qualified applicants. It said the move is part of the US Government’s efforts to improve customer service and streamline the visa process. In a statement issued […]

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Search continues for missing American child and Jamaican national

Search continues for missing American child and Jamaican national

24 August 2018

by staff writer KINGSTON, Jamaica, Aug 23, CMC – The search is expected to resume Thursday for a five-year-old American national,  who was due to return home today, but has been missing since Tuesday after going on a raft up the Martha Brae River that winds through Jamaica’s tropical inland rain forests. Members of the […]

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Man charged with air rage, wins appeal

Man charged with air rage, wins appeal

24 August 2018

by staff writer HAMILTON, Bermuda, Aug 21, CMC  – A 53-year-old Bermudian man who was fined US$700 for shouting obscenities at crew members and a family during a flight from London to Bermuda has had his conviction overturned on appeal. Attorney Peter Sanderson argued that his client, Helder Viera, could not be convicted in Bermuda […]

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United Airlines announces historic additional flights to St Kitts

United Airlines announces historic additional flights to St Kitts

24 August 2018

by STAFF WRITER BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, Aug 22, CMC – For the first time in St Kitts and Nevis’ history, United Airlines will fly a second weekly nonstop flight from its New York hub at Newark Liberty International Airport, complementing the carrier’s existing Saturday service. Minister of Tourism, International Trade, Industry and Commerce Lindsay Grant said […]

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Grenade thrown at Parliament building

Grenade thrown at Parliament building

24 August 2018

by staff writer PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, Aug 21, CMC – Police were guarding the Parliament building on Tuesday after unidentified people reportedly threw a grenade at the building and shots were also heard on Monday. The Commissioner of the Government, Ocname-Clamé Daméus, said that the Central Directorate of the Judicial Police (DCPJ) had been […]

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