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March 15, 2019

Montserrat

Justice Albert Redhead dies

Source: The Montserrat Reporter Some sections of the legal fraternity here and across the Eastern Caribbean are said to in mourning at the news of the death of retired… Link: Justice Albert Redhead dies

Brandt’s trial wavers

Source: The Montserrat Reporter Brandt addressing court at Justice Redhead’s retirement Attorney-at-Law David S. Brandt, a former chief minister of Montserrat was arrested and charged on Monday, September 21,… Link: Brandt’s trial wavers

Bank of Montserrat Ltd

Source: The Montserrat Reporter Unclaimed Dividends – OVER 15 YEARS As At September 30, 2018 Link: Bank of Montserrat Ltd

Same Sex Marriage in Montserrat!

Source: The Montserrat Reporter British Foreign Affairs Committee calls for BOTs to get in line on gay marriage Original By Peter Richards Adapted by Bennette Roach LONDON, Feb 22,… Link: Same Sex Marriage in Montserrat!

UN Security Council rejects US, Russia resolutions on Venezuela

Source: The Montserrat Reporter The U.N. Security Council has rejected rival resolutions on Venezuela sponsored by the United States, which supports opposition leader Juan Guaido, and Russia, which backs… Link: UN Security Council rejects US, Russia resolutions on Venezuela

To help you Plan your day – Monday

Source: The Montserrat Reporter Monday morning 4 – 11 a.m. Monday p.m. 1200 – 7 p.m. Link: To help you Plan your day – Monday

Guyana celebrates 49th anniversary as a Republic

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by staff writer GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Feb 23, CMC – Guyana is celebrating its 49th anniversary as a Republic on Saturday with President David Granger urging… Link: Guyana celebrates 49th anniversary as a Republic

St. Lucia celebrates 40 years of political independence

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by STAFF WRITER CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Feb. 22, CMC – Prime Minister Allen Chastanet on Friday urged St. Lucians to reflect on the country’s journey… Link: St. Lucia celebrates 40 years of political independence

It is not just money, power and sex

Source: The Montserrat Reporter February 22, 2019 When in our Editorials we continually noted that we needed to be careful to understand the notes regarding the FAC Inquiry, we… Link: It is not just money, power and sex

Russian cargo planes cause stir at Trinidad airport

Source: The Montserrat Reporter By Staff Editor A picture of the Russian cargo plane IIyuhsin arriving at the Piarco International Airport on Thursday. A US Air Force plane also… Link: Russian cargo planes cause stir at Trinidad airport

GoM Issues RFP for the Montserrat Submarine Fibre Optic Cable Project

Source: The Montserrat Reporter The Government of Montserrat on January 28, 2019, in a Release announced the issuance of a request for proposals (RFP) for the installation and operation… Link: GoM Issues RFP for the Montserrat Submarine Fibre Optic Cable Project

Guyana denies shipping “bad’ rice to Jamaica

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by staff writer GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Feb 12, CMC – Guyana says it has not shipped any rice to Jamaica under the “Cinderella” brand for the… Link: Guyana denies shipping “bad’ rice to Jamaica

Survivors of boating tragedy appear in court

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by staff writer NASSAU, Bahamas, Feb 13, CMC – Two days after 22 Haitians were buried after they drowned while attempting to enter the Bahamas… Link: Survivors of boating tragedy appear in court

CARICOM reiterates call for peaceful solution to Venezuela crisis

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by staff writer UNITED NATIONS, Feb 12, CMC – Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries Monday reiterated the need for a peaceful solution to the ongoing crisis… Link: CARICOM reiterates call for peaceful solution to Venezuela crisis

CARICOM concerned at violence in Haiti

Source: The Montserrat Reporter 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… Link: CARICOM concerned at violence in Haiti

President Granger urges supporters to re-elect his administration

Source: The Montserrat Reporter 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… Link: President Granger urges supporters to re-elect his administration

Teenager commits suicide after mother takes away cell phone

Source: The Montserrat Reporter 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… Link: Teenager commits suicide after mother takes away cell phone

Bright openings for 2019

Source: The Montserrat Reporter Reporting from the middle of January, in his New Year Message, the Hon. Premier Donaldson Romeo announced a list of ‘Breakthroughs’, many of which were… Link: Bright openings for 2019

Wheels N Wagons

Source: The Montserrat Reporter Visiting or Living in the US Check this out!! The Montserrat Reporter needs your supportDonate to TMR. This is bottom line for us! Unless we… Link: Wheels N Wagons

Smartphones in school: Ban, restrict or allow?

Source: The Montserrat Reporter BBC News Love them or hate them, smartphones have become an integral part of our daily lives. But should they be left outside the classroom?… Link: Smartphones in school: Ban, restrict or allow?

Guyana court rules motion of no confidence against government, valid

Source: The Montserrat Reporter Acting Chief Justice, Roxanne George-Wiltshire CNS – Feb 1, 2019 –Acting Chief Justice, Roxanne George-Wiltshire, Thursday ruled that the motion of no confidence passed in… Link: Guyana court rules motion of no confidence against government, valid

President Trump signs measure to reopen the government

Source: The Montserrat Reporter The longest ever shutdown of the U.S. government is over. President Trump tonight signed the continuing resolution that provides funding until Feb. 15.  The bill… Link: President Trump signs measure to reopen the government

Zero $$ for the wall – Inside Trump’s shutdown turnaround

Source: The Montserrat Reporter President Trump departs the Rose Garden of the White House after announcing the end of the government shutdown on Friday. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) By… Link: Zero $$ for the wall – Inside Trump’s shutdown turnaround

Police offer reward to capture escaped prisoner

Source: The Montserrat Reporter bySTAFF WRITER ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, Jan. 17, CMC – The police have offered a reward of EC$5,000 (One EC dollar=US$0.37 cents) to anyone who can… Link: Police offer reward to capture escaped prisoner

Hilarious reactions over the arrest of crack granny

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by staff writer by Marvin Hockstam PARAMARIBO, Suriname, Jan 16, CMC – The arrest of a 75-year-old grandmother on drug related charges is resulting in… Link: Hilarious reactions over the arrest of crack granny

Commentary: Exit Brexit … stage right?

Source: The Montserrat Reporter By Anthony L Hall January 18, 2019 Anthony Hall I am on record dismissing Brexit as just a sham sold by shysters, full of lies and… Link: Commentary: Exit Brexit … stage right?

Silver wind cruise ship visits

Source: The Montserrat Reporter The Government Information Unit is reporting that the recently refurbished Silver Wind, a small luxury cruise ship operated by Silversea Cruises, will be visiting our… Link: Silver wind cruise ship visits

May survives vote, but Britain remains in Brexit deadlock

Source: The Montserrat Reporter 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… Link: May survives vote, but Britain remains in Brexit deadlock

Magnitude 3.4 earthquake felt in several islands

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by STAFF WRITER BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Jan. 13, CMC – Several countries in the region were rocked by a magnitude 3.4 earthquake early Sunday. The United… Link: Magnitude 3.4 earthquake felt in several islands

Jamaica’s small farmers to begin benefitting from marijuana industry

Source: The Montserrat Reporter Marijuana plants – now a ‘legal’ crop in some Caribbean islands KINGSTON, Jamaica, Jan 8, CMC – Prime Minister Andrew Holness says that the Alternative… Link: Jamaica’s small farmers to begin benefitting from marijuana industry

Source: The Montserrat Reporter President Granger describes talks as “successful engagement” by staff writer GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Jan 9, CMC – President David Granger Wednesday described his 75-minute discussion with… Link:

President Granger and Opposition Leader Jagdeo end talks

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by staff writer GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Jan 9, CMC – President David Granger said Wednesday that agreement had been reached with Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo that… Link: President Granger and Opposition Leader Jagdeo end talks

Opposition Leader confirms senator no longer a legislator

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by staff writer ROSEAU, Dominica, Jan 9, CMC – Opposition Leader Lennox Linton Wednesday confirmed that an opposition legislator, Dr. Thompson Fontaine, was no longer… Link: Opposition Leader confirms senator no longer a legislator

Man jailed for killing son over 300 dollars

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by staff writer GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Jan 9, CMC – A High Court judge has sentenced a 49-year-old man to 12 years in jail after he… Link: Man jailed for killing son over 300 dollars

Bulgarian charged with stealing more than $25K from ATM in Antigua

Source: The Montserrat Reporter   Police over the weekend charged Mark Vas Nelsen, a Bulgarian/Canadian citizen with stealing more than $25,000 from a local bank. The authorities did not… Link: Bulgarian charged with stealing more than K from ATM in Antigua

Governor grants Caribbean nationals clemency

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by staff writer NEW YORK, Jan 1, CMC – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has granted pardons to several Caribbean nationals, including five Jamaicans, convicted… Link: Governor grants Caribbean nationals clemency

CARICOM: Manage by Results! (To cure “implementation deficit disorder”)

Source: The Montserrat Reporter TMR December 2018 CARICOM[1] and its fifteen member states (including Montserrat) have long struggled with “implementation deficit disorder.” Such a region-wide problem has to be… Link: CARICOM: Manage by Results! (To cure “implementation deficit disorder”)

Honourable Premier Donaldson Romeo 2019 New Year Statement

Source: The Montserrat Reporter 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… Link: Honourable Premier Donaldson Romeo 2019 New Year Statement

Sir Fenton’s remains for homeland, Guyana

Source: The Montserrat Reporter SIR Fenton Ramsahoye, QC,who died in Barbados on Thursday last week, will be cremated there and his remains taken to his homeland of Guyana.  … Link: Sir Fenton’s remains for homeland, Guyana

Breakthroughs and projects funding ready

Source: The Montserrat Reporter 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… Link: Breakthroughs and projects funding ready