The World is a (Surprisingly) Safe Place to Travel
But within the advisory, the Island of Barbuda has been classified at the least ... Micronesia, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Norway, Palau, Poland, Portugal Qatar, Romania, Saint ...
and the island’s sweet pineapple. In addition, aerial tours of Montserrat are offered from Antigua by SeaDream Yacht Club, Azamara Club Cruises and Royal Caribbean International, among others. Helicopter flights do enter the Volcano Exclusion Zone’s ...
This year marks our island’s 23 rd year in our journey since volcanic eruptions began in July 1995. This year we must seize the opportunity for a breakthrough or paradigm shift. This will require us all, as citizens, residents and friends of Montserrat ...
I was on Montserrat, one of the Leeward Islands just south of Antigua in the Eastern Caribbean, but this was unlike any tropical island scene I had ever witnessed. Norman Cassell, one of 30 certified guides on Montserrat, had brought me into the exclusion ...
Phoenix is rising from the ashes! The island of Montserrat — which suffered from the Soufrière Hills volcano eruptions of the 1990s — has mapped out a redevelopment plan to bring a new capital, new port and a resurgence of tourism to the once-popular ...
Why do the children of Montserrat sing about a volcano?
These are external links and will open in a new window On the island of Montserrat the children sing: "Fire up a mountain and nobody there to put it out. Scientists say run fast, we're going to need the ash masks." These aren't words from a nursery rhyme.
Known among locals simply as “the volcano,” Soufrière Hills on the Caribbean island of Montserrat roared to life in 1995 after decades of inactivity, causing many residents of the island's capital city, Plymouth, to flee. Today, Plymouth and its ...
GOVERNMENT EXTENDS CHRISTMAS BARREL CONCESSION TO JANUARY 31, 2018
The Government of Montserrat has revised and extended the concession programme for Christmas Barrels up until 31st January 2018. The decision was made on Thursday January 4th, when Cabinet approved section 3 (1) of SRO 61 of 2017 Customs Duties and Consumption Tax (Reduction of Customs Duties and Consumption Tax) (Christmas Barrel) Order. […]
The nursing programme at the Montserrat Community College (MCC) recommenced on Monday, January 8, 2018 after a break of almost seven years. The reintroduction of the nursing programme was announced by the Honourable Minister of Education and Health, Delmaude Ryan. She said the eight students will be tutored by local qualified professionals who will […]
SUPPORTING PUBLIC SECTOR REFORM WORKSHOPS A SUCCESS
The second in a series of workshops on “Supporting Public Sector Reform” within the Montserrat Public Service was a success. The purpose of the training workshops was to discuss the proposed development of a ministerial code for the Montserrat Public Service, to conduct a train the trainers’ workshop on handling difficult conversations and organizational […]
GOVERNOR’S OFFICE PRESS RELEASE In her last official function before leaving Montserrat on 2 January, HE the Governor, Elizabeth Carriere, confirmed the substantive appointment of Mrs Lyndell Simpson as Deputy Governor with effect from 1 January. Mrs Simpson was initially appointed as Acting Deputy Governor from 1 December 2016 subject to a one year […]
2018 New Year’s Day Message by Premier Donaldson Romeo
Fellow Citizens, Residents and friends on Montserrat and around the world, as we celebrate the end of one year and the beginning of another, I want first to thank God for blessing and keeping us to see this day, the 1st of January 2018, and to wish you all a happy and healthy New Year. […]
Antigua to implement another amnesty for non-nationals
by STAFF WRITER ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Jan 13, CMC – The Government has announced plans to have another amnesty period that would allow legally resident non-nationals, who have been in the country for at least seven years, to apply for citizenship. Following Wednesday’s Cabinet meeting, a statement indicated that the government has agreed to adopt […]
Caribbean legislators join avalanche of deep outrage over Trump’s reported racist remarks
By Nelson A. King NEW YORK, Jan 13, 2018, CMC – Caribbean legislators on Friday joined the avalanche of deep outrage over United States President Donald J. Trump’s reported racist remarks about nationals from Haiti, Africa and El Salvador. “Donald Trump’s disgraceful and disdainful rhetoric with regard to the fate of undocumented immigrants of African […]
CARICOM condemns reported comments by US President regarding Haiti
by STAFF WRITER GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Jan. 13, CMC – The 15 member regional grouping, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) says it is deeply disturbed by reports about the use of derogatory and repulsive language by the President of the United States in respect to the French speaking CARICM nation of Haiti, and other developing countries. In […]
Below is a video presentation (one of very few) hosted by Mrs. Sujue Davis at Government House, where Chief Medical Officer Dr Kernanet-Huggins explained the hospital plans, consulted, discussed and approved, ready for the hospital which was to be completed by 2017. Now in 2018 we are now asked to look at options for another […]
by STAFF WRITER FORT-DE-FRANCE, Martinique, Jan. 11, CMC – The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) has sought to clarify reports circulating on social media, of volcanic activity taking place on the island. In a statement on Thursday, NEMO said images being circulated are not pyroclastic flows, but rather rapid flowing volcanic mudslide of rock […]
Opposition candidate concerned about “dirty money” and upcoming general election
by STAFF WRITER ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, Jan. 9, CMC – A candidate representing the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the constituency of St. George’s South, has expressed concern about the use of “dirty money” in the run-up to the upcoming general election. Raymond “Ray” Roberts Without providing evidence to his claim, Raymond […]
Philadelphia customs agents bag largest cocaine load from the Caribbean in 10 years
by STAFF WRITER PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 9, CMC – The United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency says officers from the Area Port of Philadelphia have seized the largest local cocaine load in 10 years when they discovered 709 pounds concealed inside cabinets that was shipped from Puerto Rico. As a result of the seizure, […]
US Coast Guard intercepts vessels with nationals of Haiti and Domincan Republic
by STAFF WRITER SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Jan. 10, CMC – Forty undocmented aliens from the Dominican Republic and Haiti were intercepted by the U.S. Border Patrol, U.S. Coast Guard and the Puerto Rico Police Department on the weekendd as they attempted to reach Puerto Rico. On Tuesday, security officials reported that on January 5, […]