Rising from the ashes: Tiny Montserrat return to world football, with an ex-Man City player in charge
Montserrat is still trying to rebuild following a volcanic eruption in 1995 that led to thousands leaving the island The tiny Caribbean island of Montserrat - population a little over 5,000 - is a wor...
Colchester United's Brandon Comley made Montserrat bow
“Half of the island has been destroyed by a volcano but there’s so much there. “It felt like it went really quickly because a lot of the time I was travelling going from one place to the next. “I was ...
We travel to Luxembourg for the start of a journey which the locals hope will take them to Euro 2020. And the Montserrat coach and players talk about the Caribbean island's return to international foo...
Students from Montserrat College of Art to exhibit at Grosvenor
The Gallery at Grosvenor Park is collaborating with Montserrat College of Art students who have traveled abroad to bring viewers an exhibit called "Bon Dia Mallorca!" from a small and superb island of...
has placed Montserrat on a Tropical Storm Watch and expects the island to be affected by tropical storm force winds.” Meanwhile, NDPRAC NDPRAC continues to advise that all residents and visitors secur...
STATISTICS DEPARTMENT TO CONDUCT CENSUS COUNT & LABOUR FORCE SURVEY THIS MONTH
The Statistics Department of Montserrat (SDM) under the portfolio of the Ministry of Finance and Economic Management, will be conducting a Census Count and a Labour Force Survey of the population of Montserrat, starting Sunday, September 23, until Wednesday, October 24 2018. The main objective of this data collection exercise is to obtain relevant […]
The Government of Montserrat and Jaden Inc., owners of the Jaden Sun vessel, have signed a one-year contract for the provision of ferry services to the island from Monday, October 1, 2018 for a period of 12 months. The contract was signed at the Office of the Premier on Wednesday, September 12, 2018. The […]
MONTSERRAT IS STILL EXPERIENCING SOME TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS–RESIDENTS URGED TO TAKE THE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS
According to the Disaster Management Coordination Agency, Tropical Storm Isaac has not yet passed and Montserrat is still experiencing some rain and wind gusts. Increased rainfall is expected this afternoon as the storm passes through the islands. The peak of the tropical storm activity is forecast for mid-afternoon today. Hence, residents and visitors […]
FRIDAY STILL TO BE OBSERVED AS A NATIONAL DAY OF MOURNING FOR FORMER CHIEF MINISTER BERTRAND OSBORNE, OBE OD
The Government of Montserrat is informing the public that Friday September 14, 2018 is still to be observed as a National Day of Mourning, as a mark of respect for the late former Chief Minister, Bertrand Osborne OBE OD, in spite of changes made to the funeral arrangements due to the expected passage of Tropical […]
COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRY WORKING TO UPDATE MONTSERRAT’S ICT LAWS
The Ministry of Communication, Works, Energy & Labour (MCWEL) has engaged a Legal Consultant from the company Lex Romulus based in Barbados, to update and develop Montserrat’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) legislative framework. The Legal Consultant is expected to review current legislation and develop a robust legal and regulatory framework that builds public […]
Antigua & Barbuda and Montserrat top LICB 50 Overs Tournament Standings
Adapted from LICB: Vincie Bowen’s report September 19, 2018 – Salem Park Montserrat Watch https://www.facebook.com/Liveislands/ for Live streaming at Little Bay Friday, Sept 21. Orlando Peters’ 98 ball 75 helped pilot Antigua and Barbuda to the winning total of 244 all out and secure a 28 run victory against Anguilla. After being asked to bat […]
Antigua & Barbuda and Montserrat top LICB 50 Overs Tournament Standings
Adapted from LICB: Vincie Bowen’s report September 19, 2018 – Salem Park Montserrat Orlando Peters’ 98 ball 75 helped pilot Antigua and Barbuda to the winning total of 244 all out and secure a 28 run victory against Anguilla. After being asked to bat by Anguilla who won the toss, Antigua and Barbuda started shakily, […]
Sept 19, 2018 – Salem Park Montserrat After a late start due to a wet pitch from overnight rains, Antigua and Barbuda won the toss and elected to field against Nevis in a match reduced to 25 overs. After a brisk start, the initial breakthrough came in the fourth over with the score on 28 […]
Winning starts for Montserrat and St. Kitts to open LICB 50-Over championship
September 18, 2018/in LICB 50 OVERS, News /by admin Sept 18, 2018 – Salem Park, Montserrat Montserrat defeated St. Maarten by 5 wickets to open the LICB 50 overs Championship. Chasing 133 runs for victory, Monserrat completed the task with 24 overs to spare. Montserrat were piloted to the victorious total by leading scorer Shawin […]
The Leeward Islands Senior Cricket Team Men’s 50-Over Cricket Championship, announced by L Is Drector, Cricket Operations in July is set to start on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 in Montserrat. On Wednesday evening, September 12, 2018 the Montserrat Senior Cricket Team unveiled it’s Uniform Launch for the Cricket Championship at Summer Breeze at 8.00 p.m. […]
Earthquake rocks Jamaica’sCorporate Area and neighbouring parish
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Sep. 16, CMC – Sections of the Corporate Area and the neighbouring parish of St. Catherine were rocked by an earthquake on Sunday afternoon. According to the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) , it had not received reports of damage. “We are aware of the earthquake…however the ODPEM and the […]
US sanctions Trinidad and Tobago nationals as key ISIS financial facilitators
By Caribbean News Now contributor WASHINGTON, USA — The US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on Wednesday designated two Trinidad and Tobago nationals as Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) financiers pursuant to a presidential executive order, which targets terrorists and those providing support to terrorists or acts of […]
New tropical depression likely to form as it heads towards the Caribbean
By Caribbean News Now contributor MIAMI, USA — Showers and thunderstorms associated with a tropical wave in the eastern tropical Atlantic are showing some signs of organization. The environment is forecast to be conducive for slow development, and a tropical depression could form early next week while the system moves westward at 15 to 20 […]
Cayman Islands governor officially removed from post
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CNS) — Cayman Islands Governor Anwar Choudhury will not be returning to the Cayman Islands but will be re-posted to London, according to an extremely brief statement from the governor’s office on Thursday. Officials said that a short-term successor will now be appointed while the recruitment process for a permanent replacement […]
Consensual sex between male adults no longer illegal in Trinidad and Tobago
by Caribbean News Now contributor PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — In delivering a 14-page decision in Port-of-Spain on Thursday, High Court Judge Devindra Rampersad modified sections 13 and 16 of the Sexual Offences Act, which had previously criminalised buggery and serious indecency in Trinidad and Tobago, even between consenting adults. Although Rampersad had declared that […]
Trinidad and Tobago foreign ministry hosts security meeting for diplomatic corps
By Caribbean News Now contributor PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — Senator Dennis Moses, Trinidad and Tobago’s minister of foreign and CARICOM affairs, hosted an interactive meeting on security in conjunction with Stuart Young, minister of national security, minister in the office of the prime minister and minister in the ministry of the attorney general and […]