I dub him a Montserrat avatar which carries spiritual overtones, in honour of his enormous gifting which he generously invested in his island home, attracting meagre appreciation; his legacy is wide a...
Montserrat is looking to change its tourism fortunes, and the island has tapped a veteran of Trinidad and Tobago’s tourism sector to lead the charge. Montserrat has appointed Warren Solomon to the pos...
KILDARE MAN IN LONDON: Robert Mulhern pays a visit to his wife’s family homeplace on Montserrat
“Yes, of course… she’d be one of the Farrells out of Montserrat!” We laughed and laughed. I explained that the Farrells were once upon a time one of the big families on the island of Montserrat, often ...
Holland America's Nieuw Statendam also launched in December, offering Caribbean itineraries from Fort Lauderdale that stop at Half Moon Cay, the line's idyllic private island in the Bahamas ... ports ...
Montserrat Island, a lush, mountainous, 39-square-mile British Overseas Territory in the Caribbean, found favor in the 1980s as a secluded hideaway for the rich and famous. It even hosted a famous rec...
Montserrat wants to remain on UN decolonisation list
He said London has been the main grant agency supporting the island's development budget. Romeo said that the main barrier to Montserrat achieving economic independence is the lack of and slow replace...
Four Nurses from the Ministry of Health & Social Services successfully complete training in Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support
The Ministry of Health & Social Services is pleased to announce that four (4) nurses have successfully completed training in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). These nurses were trained at the American University of Antigua over a two day period (Feb 11th – 12th). The certification lasts for two (2) […]
The Tourism Division is hosting a Tourism Stakeholders Workshop on Thursday February 14, 2019. Consultants Tourism Intelligence International Inc. have been on island from February 12 collecting information and engaging the public in order to better create a Tourism Strategy and Action Plan. To that end the workshop is slated to physically engage 50 individuals […]
Premier Romeo’s statement on Dr George Irish’s passing
Wednesday, February 13, 2019. I, like most Montserratians, am saddened at the passing of The Right Honourable, Dr. James Alfred George Irish, OE, son of the soil and National Icon. Whether known to some as Educator, social activist, trade unionist, politician, musician, artist, singer, orator, or Man of God, in each and every aspect […]
Royal Montserrat Police Service Supports Formation of Sea Cadet Unit
The Montserrat Cadet Corps in partnership with the Royal Montserrat Police Service will be introducing a Sea Cadet programme this week. Cadetting was first introduced to Montserrat by Lieutenant Eric Grell in 1935 using Army based themes. The Royal Montserrat Defence Force has provided the leadership and trainers for the Corps over its life. Training […]
Domestic Violence Community & Public Outreach, Education Consultation Schedule
The Legislative Assembly has mandated a consultation on the Domestic Violence Bill. In an effort to sensitise the public and receive feedback, a series of consultations were started on Friday February 8. The bill itself is available online here. Please find the consultation schedule for your information. MEETINGS LOCATION DATE & TIME Key Stakeholders (Education, Police, […]
by staff writer NASSAU, Bahamas, Feb 13, CMC – Two days after 22 Haitians were buried after they drowned while attempting to enter the Bahamas by sea earlier this month, the 18 who survived the ordeal have been charged with illegally entering the country. The 17 men and one woman appeared before Magistrate Kara Turnquest-Deveaux […]
CARICOM reiterates call for peaceful solution to Venezuela crisis
by staff writer UNITED NATIONS, Feb 12, CMC – Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries Monday reiterated the need for a peaceful solution to the ongoing crisis in Venezuela even as they said they continue to follow closely “the unsatisfactory and increasingly volatile situation” in the South American country, reiterating their position of a policy of non-interference […]
by staff writer GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Feb 13, CMC – The 15-member Caribbean Community (CARICOM) grouping has expressed concern at the violence in Haiti where opposition parties have been staging street demonstrations demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moise. CARICOM chairman and St. Kitts-Nevis Prime Minister, Dr. Timothy Harris, said the regional integration grouping “is deeply […]
Jamaica records near 30 per cent decline in murders so far this year
by staff writer KINGSTON, Jamaica, Feb 4, CMC – Jamaica has recorded a 29.7 per cent reduction in murders during the first five weeks of this year, according to figures released by the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF). It said that there were 109 murders between January 1 and February 2 as compared with 155 for […]
Opposition party dismisses calls made by Venezuelans residing in Trinidad and Tobago
by staff writer February 4, 2019 PoliticsNo Comments 108 views PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Feb 4, CMC – The leader of the Movement for Social Justice (MSJ), David Abdulah has dismissed calls by Venezuelan nationals residing here for the Trinidad and Tobago government to recognise Juan Guaido as the interim president of Venezuela. “Citizens of […]
President Granger urges supporters to re-elect his administration
by staff writer GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Feb 4, CMC – President David Granger has appealed to supporters to re-elect his coalition A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) government even as he pledged not to resign despite the December 21, 2018 vote of confidence that tumbled his three and a half year old administration. Last week, the […]
Teenager commits suicide after mother takes away cell phone
by staff writer PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Feb 4, CMC – A 16-year-old girl is reported to have committed suicide after her mother took away her mobile phone after finding out that she had been posting revealing photographs on social media, the Trinidad Express newspaper reported Monday. It said that the incident occurred on Saturday […]
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