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Government and opposition agree to expeditious conclusion of matters surrounding no-confidence vote EU disburses First Economic Development Tranche of EC$17.55M to Montserrat Honourable Premier Donaldson Romeo  2019 New Year Statement Breakthroughs and projects funding ready
 

May survives vote, but Britain remains in Brexit deadlock

https://youtu.be/Wx49EPIerTs Prime minister invites party leaders to discuss alternative deal but sticks to red line Heather Stewart, Jessica Elgot and Peter Walker  Theresa May survives no-confidence motion by 19 votes – video Theresa May has survived as prime minister after weathering a dramatic no-confidence vote in her government, but was left scrambling to strike a Brexit compromise that could […]

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Government and opposition agree to expeditious conclusion of matters surrounding no-confidence vote

In an atmosphere of cordiality, both parties, committed to working together on all matters relating to the protection of Guyana’s sovereingty, regardless of internal political issues by STAFF WRITER GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Jan. 10, CMC –  The Government of Guyana and the Parliamentary Opposition have committed to work towards concluding  matters surrounding the December 21,  vote […]

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EU disburses First Economic Development Tranche of EC$17.55M to Montserrat

2018 Hurricane Maria exposed some areas of weak resilience Jan 9, 2019 – Caribbeean News Service – The European Union has disbursed EC$17.55 million (€5.72M) to the Government of Montserrat (GoM) as the First Fixed tranche under the Multi Sector Sustainable Economic Development Budget Support Programme. The assistance is inclusive of an emergency top-up payment […]

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Honourable Premier Donaldson Romeo 2019 New Year Statement

First, let me wish a happy, God-blessed new year to the people of Montserrat young and old, near and far; to all citizens, residents, visitors and friends. May we all go forward with God together in this New Year which God has graciously allowed us to see. As we move forward into 2019, there is […]

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Breakthroughs and projects funding ready

by Bennette Roach GoM ends the year ready to roll with continuing and new projects As a somewhat up and down year draws to a close, the government of Montserrat (GoM) rests easy and perhaps happier that it can speak to what the Premiere has been referring to as ‘breakthroughs’ well into the new year. […]

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Police Commissioner comments on plan “Sex Island” festival

14 December 2018

by staff writer PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Dec 11, CMC –Police Commissioner Gary Griffith says the organisers of a four-day, three-night “sex-travaganza”, called Sex Island, has a “snowball chance in hell” of actually hosting the event in Trinidad and Tobago. The New York Post website reported that the organisers have named an island off the […]

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Government says economy grew by more than two per cent in 2017

14 December 2018

by staff writer BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, Dec 13, CMC – The St. Kitts-Nevis government says the economy grew by 2.1 per cent last year as the twin island Federation continues to demonstrate resilience amidst prevailing downside risks in the international and regional economic environment. Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris, presenting the EC$749.3 million (One EC […]

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De Ole Dawg – Part 16:The “Good Governance” challenge

14 December 2018

Why   does the FCO  say that its  “fundamental responsibility and objective” for OT’s  is “to ensure the security and good governance of the Territories and their peoples”? BRADES, Montserrat, September 23, 2018 –  In the landmark June 2012 FCO White Paper on Overseas Territories, the UK Government states that security and good governance are its […]

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MSS hosts school’s talent in exhibition

14 December 2018

The Montserrat Secondary School (MSS) hosted an exhibition which as ZJB reporter put it, “was a hive of activity today. It enabled students to showcase their skills in an eye-opening exhibition to mark the institution’s 80th anniversary. A more detailed account will appear in the next TMR issue.

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Economic Growth Strategy and Delivery Plan

14 December 2018

From the Government Information Unit (GIU) The final version of the Economic Growth Strategy and Delivery Plan for Montserrat is now available online. The Government of Montserrat has developed the Economic Growth Strategy (EGS) 2018-2022, which will act as the guide for public investment over the next several years; with the goal of the eventual […]

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Development stifled and Public Service

14 December 2018

Bureaucracy and Consultancies -Heavyweight Governor!? Facebook There was this retired public servant gentleman with whom I was having a discourse about some specifics about the state of Montserrat. He/we concluded that missing is an education which will come through information and discussions among people. So, he suggested the use of Facebook. I promptly noted that […]

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Fox’s Napolitano: Trump Could Be Charged, Indicted

10 December 2018

https://www.newsmax.com/newsfront/judge-andrew-napolitano-michael-cohen-robert-mueller-indicted/2018/12/10/id/893887/?ns_mail_uid=c6848497-cf4a-4717-ada6-56955d112658&ns_mail_job=DM10110_12102018&s=acs&dkt_nbr=010502vjj7un (Fox News’ “Outnumbered Overtime”) By Solange Reyner    |   Monday, 10 December 2018  Donald Trump could be charged with three crimes and indicted while serving as president, says Fox News legal analyst Andrew Napolitano. “This is the Southern District of New York,” Napolitano said during an appearance on Fox News’ “America Newsroom” on Monday morning. […]

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MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell: ‘Donald Trump Will Be, Must Be Impeached’

10 December 2018

“Michael Cohen is facing substantial prison time for those same crimes. And Donald Trump is facing, what?” By Lee MoranX MSNBC anchor Lawrence O’Donnell said Friday that President Donald Trump “will be, must be impeached because of the crimes prosecutors say he committed” in the case of his former personal attorney, Michael Cohen. “The Last Word” […]

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Theresa May Delays Brexit Vote as Negotiations Get Really, Really Messy

10 December 2018

The Slatest By Joshua Keating Dec 10, 2018 British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves No. 10 Downing Street on Dec. 5. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images “Quite frankly a bit of a shambles” was the understated response from one of Theresa May’s coalition partners to the news Monday that the prime minister seeks to delay a vote […]

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British pensioners arrested after ‘large amount of cocaine’ found in cruise ship cabin

10 December 2018

Pair aged 70 and 72 held on arrival at Lisbon after Caribbean voyage by Peter Stuble Cruise ships lie at anchor at the terminal in Lisbon in Portugal ( EPA ) Two British pensioners have been arrested on a Caribbean cruise ship after “a large amount of cocaine” was found in their cabin. The suspects, […]

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Honourable Premier Donaldson Romeo 2019 New Year Statement

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