Artsakh president offers condolences to Montserrat Caballé’s family
Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan has extended condolences to the family of Montserrat Caballé on the demise of ... soprano to Artsakh and the “Armenia and Artsakh: The Island of Christianity” ...
Artsakh President offers condolences over Montserrat Caballé’s death
shed light and warmth around them,” Bako Sahakyan said in a letter to Montserrat Caballé’s family. “The visit of the distinguished soprano to Artsakh and the “Armenia and Artsakh: The Island of Christ...
Artsakh President sends condolences to Montserrat Caballé's family
PanARMENIAN.Net - Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh) President Bako Sahakyan on Monday, October 8 sent a letter of condolences to the family of Spanish soprano Montserrat Caballé ... her album “Armenia and Ar...
President of Artsakh extends condolences to family of Montserrat Caballé
President of Artsakh Bako Sahakyan has extended condolences to the family of Montserrat Caballé on the passing of the ... soprano to Artsakh and the "Armenia and Artsakh: The Island of Christianity" A...
Spanish opera singer Montserrat Caballe dies at 85
Montserrat Caballe, a Spanish opera singer renowned for her bel canto technique and her interpretations of the roles of Rossini, Bellini and Donizetti, has died. She was 85. Caballe died early Saturda...
ROAD IMPROVEMENT WORK IN VIRGIN ISLAND AND OTHER COMMUNITIES NEARING COMPLETION
The Ministry of Communications, Works, Energy and Labour has reported steady progress on the road improvement works in Virgin Island, and other communities, as part of the Ministry’s mandate to provide safe access for residents. In an interview with the Government Information Unit (GIU) at the newly constructed road in Virgin Islands, Minister of […]
ENERGY MINISTRY AWARDS EC1.89 MILLION DOLLAR CONTRACT FOR THE INSTALLATION OF 250 KW SOLAR POWER SYSTEM
On Monday October 1, the Government of Montserrat, through the Ministry of Communications, Works, Labour and Energy awarded Florida-based Company ‘Salt Energy’ an EC $1.89 million dollar contract for the installation of a 250 kilowatt (KW) Solar power system on the island. The installation of this solar power system is the first phase of […]
FINANCIAL TECHNOLOGY COMPANY (BITT) TEAM TO VISIT MONTSERRAT THIS MONTH
A three-member team from a Barbados based financial technology company, Bitt Inc., is scheduled to visit Montserrat later this month as part of the implementation process of a recently signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Government of Montserrat. The MOU was signed in Februray 2018 and is aimed at creating a digital payments […]
MONTSERRAT TO HOST REGIONAL STATISTICS MEETINGS THIS MONTH
Montserrat will be the venue for four regional statistics meetings in October, which will bring approximately 40 persons to the island over eight days. The meetings which are being organised by the Statistics Department of Montserrat and CARICOM are scheduled to begin on Thursday, October 18 until Friday, October 26, and will be held […]
MATLHE IMPORTS GOATS TO IMPROVE LOCAL GOAT STOCK QUALITY
The Ministry of Agriculture, Trade, Lands, Housing and the Environment (MATLHE), through the Veterinary Division, has imported five boer goats to the island, in an effort to improve the quality and quantity of goat meat here. The goats arrived on Friday, September 21, and were weighed and tagged this morning, Monday, September 24. […]
Man given life sentence for raping eight year-old child
by staff writer GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Oct 3, CMC – A 34-year-old man was sentenced to life imprisonment after he was found guilty of raping an eight year old child three years ago. The Court heard that David Alexander, who opted not to endure a trial and entered the guilty plea before Justice JoAnn Barlow started […]
NCC chairman denies public education one-sided in favour of CCJ
by staff writer ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Oct 3, CMC – The chairman of the National Coordinating Committee (NCC) spearheading the public education and sensitization programme on the Privy Council and the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Dr. Clarence Henry, Wednesday dismissed suggestions that the campaign leading up to next month’s referendum is “one–sided” and appealed […]
High levels of seismic activity reported at Kick ‘Em Jenny
While the Caribbean region maintains high lookout for tropical storms and hurricanes during the official hurricane season, volcano serves reminder they are always there… by webadmin ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, Oct 2, 2018 – (Adapted) The University of the West Indies Seismic Research Center (UWI SRC) on Tuesday reported there have been high levels of […]
Speaker reserves ruling on sending opposition legislator to Privilege Committee
by staff writer PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Oct 10, CMC – The Speaker of the Trinidad and Tobago Parliament, Bridgid Annisette-George, Wednesday reserved her ruling on whether or not to send an opposition legislator to the Privileges Committee as Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley denied allegations that he has a bank account in the United […]
by staff writer WASHINGTON, Oct 3, CMC – The United States says it will provide two million US dollars to the Caribbean Energy Security Initiative (CESI) to identify projects aimed at strengthening and promoting mutual interests to pursue “a shared vision of a secure, prosperous and democratic Western Hemisphere together”. A US Department of State […]
Criminal elements in Trinidad claim to have compromising photos, videos of chief justice
By Youri Kemp Caribbean News Now associate editor email@example.com PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — On Sunday, the Trinidad Express reported explosive new claims that criminal elements in Trinidad have bragged about having in their possession compromising video and photographs of Chief Justice Ivor Archie, in addition to “sensitive WhatsApp and other communications involving the CJ.” […]
By Ray Chickrie Caribbean News Now contributor GEORGETOWN, Guyana — Guyana, the former British Guiana, was a Dutch colony before it became a British possession in 1831 and, as a result, over half of Guyana’s National Archive is in Dutch. After an agreement between Guyana and the Netherlands to preserve and translate the Guyana Dutch […]
Surinam Airways must end mid-Atlantic route and focus on the Caribbean, says aviation expert
By Ray Chickrie Caribbean News Now contributor PARAMARIBO, Suriname — Surinam Airways (SLM) cannot compete with KLM on the Paramaribo-Amsterdam route, and hence the company needs to get rid of its A340-300 and outsource the route as a joint venture, focusing instead on where SLM can have a competitive advantage, “And that is the Caribbean […]
Antigua-Barbuda expresses regret at ‘crass remarks’ by OAS secretary general
By Caribbean News Now contributor WASHINGTON, USA — On Friday, the permanent delegation of Antigua and Barbuda to the Organisation of American States (OAS) expressed its sincere regret to the permanent observer mission of Spain, and the people and government of Spain, for the hurt experienced when a former prime minister of their country was […]
IMF predicts strong but uneven growth for Caribbean
By Youri Kemp Caribbean News Now associate editor firstname.lastname@example.org WASHINGTON, USA — In its October 2018 Regional Outlook Report for The Caribbean, the wider South America and Central America, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has predicted strong but yet uneven growth for the Central American and Caribbean region over the next two years. For the […]