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January 10, 2019

Montserrat

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

Forces in Trinidad and Tobago linked to downfall of Guyana government

Source: The Montserrat Reporter Dec 28, 2018 – Caribbean News Service – A senior official of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) Friday said “forces in Trinidad and Tobago”… Link: Forces in Trinidad and Tobago linked to downfall of Guyana government

US-based group writes Speaker of Guyana Parliament

Source: The Montserrat Reporter By Nelson A. King NEW YORK, Dec 26, CMC – The US-based Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy (CGID) has written to the Speaker of the… Link: US-based group writes Speaker of Guyana Parliament

Looking for the best in the face of the worst

Source: The Montserrat Reporter Lessons can be learnt from say Grenada having to agree to amend its tax laws in order to benefit from some EU funds Christmas beyond… Link: Looking for the best in the face of the worst

GoM funds available for Montserrat Innovators and Small Business Owners

Source: The Montserrat Reporter The Government of Montserrat (GoM) has earmarked $200,000 has been earmarked for entrepreneurs to receive through the GoM’s Business Support Facility Fund. A release from… Link: GoM funds available for Montserrat Innovators and Small Business Owners

Government back bencher defends his vote that topples coalition

Source: The Montserrat Reporter Government back bencher Charandaas Persaud, said his conscience had been “stifled for long” as he defended his decision to vote with the main opposition People’s… Link: Government back bencher defends his vote that topples coalition

Guyana Government falls

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by staff writer GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Dec 22, CMC – Guyana was preparing for a general election early next year after a government back bencher supported… Link: Guyana Government falls

Nite of Pan – Festival 2018

Source: The Montserrat Reporter Genesys Pan orchestra opens the side show for the 2018 Semi-Final calypso show The annual ‘Nite of Pan’ stages tonight at Festival Village in Little… Link: Nite of Pan – Festival 2018

Boys can have periods too, primary pupils are taught

Source: The Montserrat Reporter Schools were told to put sanitary bins in boys’ toilets for transgender students MATT CARDY/GETTY IMAGES Teachers are being encouraged to tell primary school children… Link: Boys can have periods too, primary pupils are taught

Military called in to help with Gatwick drone crisis

Source: The Montserrat Reporter The Guardian https://youtu.be/RqP5xCrrXZE Airport still closed after what police describe as deliberate attempt to disrupt flights Gatwick airport drone disruption – as it happened Matthew… Link: Military called in to help with Gatwick drone crisis

The governor may be right on some things, but needs research

Source: The Montserrat Reporter In our lead article today, we talked about a comment H E Governor Andrew Pearce made while addressing a CARICOM meeting here a few weeks… Link: The governor may be right on some things, but needs research

Reliable Sources

Source: The Montserrat Reporter Welcome to Friday’s editionof the Reliable Sources newsletter. This is Oliver Darcy, filling in for Brian Stelter, and ready to walk you through a busy… Link: Reliable Sources

In Plea Deal, Russian Woman Admits to Being a Secret Agent

Source: The Montserrat Reporter Associated Press Published 13 December 2018 Image via AP Photo/File WASHINGTON (AP) — A Russian woman accused of being a secret agent admitted Thursday that… Link: In Plea Deal, Russian Woman Admits to Being a Secret Agent

Police probe murder/suicide case

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by staff writer  KINGSTON, Jamaica, Dec 10, CMC – The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) says it has activated its  Chaplaincy Unit to provide grief counselling… Link: Police probe murder/suicide case

Police Commissioner comments on plan “Sex Island” festival

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by staff writer PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Dec 11, CMC –Police Commissioner Gary Griffith says the organisers of a four-day, three-night “sex-travaganza”, called Sex Island,… Link: Police Commissioner comments on plan “Sex Island” festival

Fox’s Napolitano: Trump Could Be Charged, Indicted

Source: The Montserrat Reporter https://www.newsmax.com/newsfront/judge-andrew-napolitano-michael-cohen-robert-mueller-indicted/2018/12/10/id/893887/?ns_mail_uid=c6848497-cf4a-4717-ada6-56955d112658&ns_mail_job=DM10110_12102018&s=acs&dkt_nbr=010502vjj7un (Fox News’ “Outnumbered Overtime”) By Solange Reyner    |   Monday, 10 December 2018  Donald Trump could be charged with three crimes and indicted while serving… Link: Fox’s Napolitano: Trump Could Be Charged, Indicted

Complacency kills: Caribbean gears up for tsunamis

Source: The Montserrat Reporter https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-46356998 BBC News By Philippa FogartyKingston, Jamaica 8 December 2018 Image caption – Island nations like Grenada hope to be tsunami-ready by 2020 The last… Link: Complacency kills: Caribbean gears up for tsunamis

Parliament passes Income Tax legislation without opposition support

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by staff writer  PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Dec 1, CMC – Opposition legislators Friday night refused to support an amendment to the Income Tax Bill… Link: Parliament passes Income Tax legislation without opposition support

Guyana says Republic Bank takeover of Scotiabank “unacceptable”

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by staff writer GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Dec 1, CMC – The Guyana government has described as “unacceptable’ a move that would allow the Trinidad-based Republic Bank… Link: Guyana says Republic Bank takeover of Scotiabank “unacceptable”

You Don’t Want Fries With That

Source: The Montserrat Reporter  French fries might be derived from potatoes but they’re no substitute for green leafy vegetables, nutritionists say. CreditMatt Roth for The New York Times ImageFrench… Link: You Don’t Want Fries With That

Fly Jamaica Sued Over Crash Landing in Guyana

Source: The Montserrat Reporter Caribbean360 –   TORONTO, Canada, December 4, 2018 – A Toronto-based law firm has filed a proposed class-action lawsuit against Fly Jamaica almost a month… Link: Fly Jamaica Sued Over Crash Landing in Guyana

Beware of natural supplements for sex gain and weight loss

Source: The Montserrat Reporter The Conversation Natural supplements may be popular, but they can have dangerous side effects when they include prescription drugs. Oleksandr Zamuruiev/Shutterstock.com December 7, 2018 Many… Link: Beware of natural supplements for sex gain and weight loss

PANCAP calls for better environment to allow people to be tested for HIV/AIDS

Source: The Montserrat Reporter   by staff writer BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Dec 1, CMC – The Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV/AIDS (PANCAP) Saturday urged all stakeholders, including regional governments, to… Link: PANCAP calls for better environment to allow people to be tested for HIV/AIDS

Barbados celebrates 52 years of political independence

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by staff writer  BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Nov 30, CMC – Barbados on Friday, November 30 celebrated its 52nd anniversary of political independence from Britain, with Prime… Link: Barbados celebrates 52 years of political independence

Message from the Director of PANCAP, Mr. Dereck Springer

Source: The Montserrat Reporter on the occasion of World AIDS Day 2018 (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     This year’s World AIDS Day theme “Know your status” encourages us… Link: Message from the Director of PANCAP, Mr. Dereck Springer

Scotiabank to exit nine countries in Caribbean shake-up

Source: The Montserrat Reporter Financial Post This issue has caused grave concern particularly among the OECS states as will be seen in future publications Meanwhile, operations in Mexico, Peru,… Link: Scotiabank to exit nine countries in Caribbean shake-up

Glasgow university to pay reparations for £200m extracted from region

Source: The Montserrat Reporter  November 25, 2018 | Contributed Beckles Vice Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (UWI) Sir Hilary Beckles has reported that The University of… Link: Glasgow university to pay reparations for £200m extracted from region

There is no such thing as “Governor’s powers”

Source: The Montserrat Reporter November 23, 2018 In our last couple or more editorials we have commented or drawn attention to what we can expect to see or hear… Link: There is no such thing as “Governor’s powers”

De Ole Dawg – Part 14:The Don Romeo Factor

Source: The Montserrat Reporter Has Premier Romeo single-handedly wrecked Montserrat? BRADES, Montserrat – It is a commonplace talking point in various media and on the streets, that the present government… Link: De Ole Dawg – Part 14:The Don Romeo Factor

Brandt arrested on New Sex Charges

Source: The Montserrat Reporter By Bennette Roach New charges resulting in the arrest of Attorney-at-Law David S. Brandt on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 were followed by his eventual release… Link: Brandt arrested on New Sex Charges

Nevis Premier in search of cash to make geothermal project a reality

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by staff writer CHARLESTOWN, Nevis, Nov 21, CMC –Premier Mark Brantley says an estimated EC$60 million (One EC dollar=US$0.37 cents) is needed to develop the… Link: Nevis Premier in search of cash to make geothermal project a reality

CCJ set to hear matter against Trinidad and Tobago

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by staff writer ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, Nov 21, CMC – The attorney representing a Grenadian national who was denied entry into Trinidad and Tobago in… Link: CCJ set to hear matter against Trinidad and Tobago

Guyana accepts CCJ ruling on transgender matter

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by staff writer GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Nov 21, CMC – The Guyana government says it respects the ruling of the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ)… Link: Guyana accepts CCJ ruling on transgender matter

Former prime minister critical of Caribbean Development Bank

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by staff writer CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Nov 21, CMC – Former prime minister Dr. Kenny Anthony says the Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has lost… Link: Former prime minister critical of Caribbean Development Bank

Judge Orders White House to Restore CNN Reporter Acosta’s Credentials

Source: The Montserrat Reporter CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta speaks outside U.S. District Court in Washington, DC, on Friday. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images) Friday, 16 November 2018 A federal… Link: Judge Orders White House to Restore CNN Reporter Acosta’s Credentials

Montserrat beats Aruba 2-0

Source: The Montserrat Reporter The following is taken from a  ‘blog’ (Living on the Island of Montserrat Montserrat’s only ironically meta blog covering football, human rights and shopping) that… Link: Montserrat beats Aruba 2-0

Launching a new Christmas lighting competition

Source: The Montserrat Reporter Previously a main feature of the Christmas Festival program aimed at bringing back and giving a colourful attraction to the festivities of years ago the… Link: Launching a new Christmas lighting competition

Five Social Services TC Officers Resign

Source: The Montserrat Reporter With five members of the Department of Social Services having resigned, Governor says “we need more Indians and less chiefs,” in fixing the human resource… Link: Five Social Services TC Officers Resign

SALE BY CHARGEE – AUCTION

Source: The Montserrat Reporter Notice is hereby given that the immovable property hereinafter described will be put up for Sale by Public Auction, by the St Patrick’s Co-orperative Credit… Link: SALE BY CHARGEE – AUCTION

CNN sues President Trump and White House for banning reporter Jim Acosta

Source: The Montserrat Reporter CNN is suing President Donald Trump and multiple White House aides for revoking press pass of the news network’s White House correspondent, Jim Acosta. The… Link: CNN sues President Trump and White House for banning reporter Jim Acosta

Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada rattled by earthquake

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by staff writer   PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Nov 12, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago continued to be rattled by earthquakes in recent days with… Link: Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada rattled by earthquake

No access to areas south of Belham Valley

Source: The Montserrat Reporter Important Notice especially for visitors, tourists and sightseers This will be a setback for tourists on the Windstar Vessel due to arrive on Tuesday, Crafters,… Link: No access to areas south of Belham Valley

10 Injured as Fly Jamaica Plane Crash Lands at Airport in Guyana

Source: The Montserrat Reporter Caribbean360November 9, 2018     GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Friday November 9, 2018 – Ten people were injured this morning when a Fly Jamaica aircraft carrying 120… Link: 10 Injured as Fly Jamaica Plane Crash Lands at Airport in Guyana

Caribbean candidates victorious in midterm elections

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by staff writer By Nelson A. King NEW YORK, Nov 7, CMC – In an unusually very high voter-turnout in midterm elections in the United… Link: Caribbean candidates victorious in midterm elections

Prime Minister Mitchell disappointed at results

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by staff writer ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, Nov 6, CMC – Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell Tuesday said he was disappointed at the results of a… Link: Prime Minister Mitchell disappointed at results

Prime Minister Browne disappointed at outcome of referendum on CCJ

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by staff writer  ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Nov 7, CMC – Prime Minister Gaston Browne has expressed his “utmost disappointment” at the failure of  his administration… Link: Prime Minister Browne disappointed at outcome of referendum on CCJ

Antiguans and Grenadians vote against replacing Privy Council

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by staff writer Antigua and Barbuda vote in favour of staying with the Privy Council ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Nov 6, CMC – Antigua and Barbuda… Link: Antiguans and Grenadians vote against replacing Privy Council

Recently in 2018 Midterms (USA

Source: The Montserrat Reporter Recently – US 2018 Midterms Recently in 2018 Midterms (USA) SLATE Link: Recently in 2018 Midterms (USA

U.S. militia groups head to border, stirred by Trump’s call to arms

Source: The Montserrat Reporter Democracy Dies in Darkness Michael Vickers, a veterinarian and rancher in Falfurrias, Texas, says he won’t let outside militia onto his property and he doesn’t… Link: U.S. militia groups head to border, stirred by Trump’s call to arms

Regional hoteliers says region losing billions of dollars annually

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by staff writer BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Oct31, CMC -The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) says empty hotel rooms are costing the Caribbean billions of dollars… Link: Regional hoteliers says region losing billions of dollars annually

CCJ President disappointed in his fellow Vincentians

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by staff writer  TORONTO, Oct 31, CMC – The President of the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Adrian Saunders, said he had hoped that… Link: CCJ President disappointed in his fellow Vincentians

Sugar workers to receive remainder of severance payment

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by staff writer GEORGETOWN. Guyana, Nov 1, CMC – Agriculture Minister Noel Holder says payments will be made to former sugar workers “as soon as… Link: Sugar workers to receive remainder of severance payment

Yet another earthquake rattles Trinidad and Tobago

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by staff writer  PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Nov 1, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago started the month of November in the same manner as it… Link: Yet another earthquake rattles Trinidad and Tobago

BVI institutes policy to protect public officers in the workplace

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by STAFF WRITER TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, Oct. 28, CMC – The Government of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) says a policy is now in… Link: BVI institutes policy to protect public officers in the workplace

CDB to fund energy project in Dominica

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by staff writer BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Oct 30, CMC – The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) says it is assisting Dominica undertake a project to conduct energy… Link: CDB to fund energy project in Dominica

Motion against Premier Donaldson Romeo government defeated

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by staff writer  BRADES, Montserrat, Oct 29, CMC – The motion of no confidence against the government of Premier Donaldson Romeo was defeated as expected… Link: Motion against Premier Donaldson Romeo government defeated

Prime Minister Mitchell to take witness stand in corruption probe

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by staff writer ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, Oct 26, CMC – Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell is expected to be among witnesses summoned to testify in… Link: Prime Minister Mitchell to take witness stand in corruption probe

Hawaiian Island Vanishes Overnight

Source: The Montserrat Reporter It is slowly being accepted, the term ‘Climate Change’ with the further acceptance of the scientific explanation that earth continues to evolve. Makes for interesting… Link: Hawaiian Island Vanishes Overnight

US Coast Guard repatriates Dominican and Haitian migrants

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by Staff writer   SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Oct 21,  CMC – The United States Coast Guard says the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter… Link: US Coast Guard repatriates Dominican and Haitian migrants

Body of school girl found three days after being reported missing

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by staff writer KINGSTON, Jamaica, Oct 22, CMC – A human rights and advocacy group Monday called for more protection for children as a junior… Link: Body of school girl found three days after being reported missing

Jamal Khashoggi: Saudi journalist’s body parts found, say Sky sources

Source: The Montserrat Reporter Reports the writer’s “cut up” remains were found in the garden of the Saudi consul’s house, are “deeply disturbing”, says No 10. 19:53, UK, Tuesday… Link: Jamal Khashoggi: Saudi journalist’s body parts found, say Sky sources

Amid Flood Disaster in Trinidad & Tobago, Earthquakes Hit

Source: The Montserrat Reporter Caribbean360October 22, 2018 An aerial view of the flooding in sections of Trinidad (left) and the location of one of two quakes that struck off… Link: Amid Flood Disaster in Trinidad & Tobago, Earthquakes Hit

PM to seek Cabinet approval for flood relief funds

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by STAFF WRITER PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Oct. 21, CMC – Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley says he will approach Cabinet for funds to help… Link: PM to seek Cabinet approval for flood relief funds

Serious flooding in Trinidad and Tobago

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by staff writer PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Oct 20, CMC – The Trinidad and Tobago government Saturday said teams were working to rescue people trapped… Link: Serious flooding in Trinidad and Tobago

Saudi official gives new version of Khashoggi killing: Report

Source: The Montserrat Reporter root Read more at: https://epeak.in/2018/10/21/saudi-official-gives-new-version-of-khashoggi-killing-report-saudi-arabia-news/  A senior Saudi Arabian government official has laid out a new version of the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside… Link: Saudi official gives new version of Khashoggi killing: Report

Barbados rocked by 4.2 magnitude earthquake

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by STAFF WRITER BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Oct. 21, CMC – An earthquake with a  magnitude of 4.2 was recorded here on Saturday afternoon but there were… Link: Barbados rocked by 4.2 magnitude earthquake

CCJ President to receive UWI honorary doctorate

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by staff writer BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Oct 19, CMC – The President of the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Justice Adrian Saunders, will receive an… Link: CCJ President to receive UWI honorary doctorate

Former magistrate charged with sexual assault

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by staff writer ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, Oct 19, CMC – A former magistrate has been released on EC$10,000 (One EC dollar=US$0.37 cents) bail after he… Link: Former magistrate charged with sexual assault

Unusual Liquid Tested By German Doctors

Source: The Montserrat Reporter This offer may not be free – check to the end! But might interest the sufferers! ERASES Arthritis Pain In Just 26 Seconds Pain-curing miracle… Link: Unusual Liquid Tested By German Doctors

Reggae Girlz’s historic qualification goes beyond football

Source: The Montserrat Reporter 18 Oct 2018 FIFA © Getty Images Jamaica qualify for FIFA Women’s World Cup for first time in history Become first Caribbean nation to book… Link: Reggae Girlz’s historic qualification goes beyond football

ABC: Pompeo Heard Alleged Audio of Khashoggi Murder

Source: The Montserrat Reporter Secretary of State Mike Pompeo address the media on a trip to Saudi Arabia. (Leah Millis/AP) By Solange Reyner    |   Thursday, 18 October 2018 08:55… Link: ABC: Pompeo Heard Alleged Audio of Khashoggi Murder

Turkish investigators search Saudi Consulate where journalist was last seen

Source: The Montserrat Reporter https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/saudis-to-allow-turkish-investigators-to-search-consulate/2018/10/15/4f1fd074-d000-11e8-a4db-184311d27129_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_campaign=8429498905-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_09_11_04_47_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_source=CNN%20Media%3A%20Reliable%20Sources&utm_term=.3543cb855780     A security officer looks out the doors of the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on Monday. (Ozan Kose/AFP/Getty Images) By Kareem Fahim, John Wagner… Link: Turkish investigators search Saudi Consulate where journalist was last seen

Tightening up on the proceeds of crime –

Source: The Montserrat Reporter Training for the enforcers of the Act The Proceeds of Crime Act was enacted in 2010 and according to the Deputy Commissioner of Police a… Link: Tightening up on the proceeds of crime –

Premier Romeo seeks help from UK Officials on Capital Programme

Source: The Montserrat Reporter The Honourable Premier Donaldson Romeo recently met with UK Government officials in London to discuss the proposed Capital Programme for Montserrat along with other related… Link: Premier Romeo seeks help from UK Officials on Capital Programme

MATLHE imports goats to improve local goat stock

Source: The Montserrat Reporter GIU Brades Montserrat-  The Ministry of Agriculture, Trade, Lands, Housing and the Environment (MATLHE), through the Veterinary Division, has imported five boer goats to the… Link: MATLHE imports goats to improve local goat stock

ECCB donates to the elderly and children for FIM

Source: The Montserrat Reporter The East Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is celebrating its 35th Anniversary and also observing Financial Information Month (FIM) (during October). As part of its activities… Link: ECCB donates to the elderly and children for FIM

Man given life sentence for raping eight year-old child

Source: The Montserrat Reporter 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… Link: Man given life sentence for raping eight year-old child

NCC chairman denies public education one-sided in favour of CCJ

Source: The Montserrat Reporter 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… Link: NCC chairman denies public education one-sided in favour of CCJ

High levels of seismic activity reported at Kick ‘Em Jenny

Source: The Montserrat Reporter While the Caribbean region maintains high lookout for tropical storms and hurricanes during the official hurricane season, volcano serves reminder they are always there…  … Link: High levels of seismic activity reported at Kick ‘Em Jenny

US to provide funds to the Caribbean under CESI

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by staff writer WASHINGTON, Oct 3, CMC – The United States says it will provide two million US dollars to the Caribbean Energy Security Initiative… Link: US to provide funds to the Caribbean under CESI

Hurricane Michael Is Officially More Powerful than Hurricane Katrina

Source: The Montserrat Reporter Live Science By Rafi Letzter, Staff Writer | October 10, 2018 03:14pm ET Hurricane Michael is seen from space just before landfall. Credit: NASA Hurricane Michael made an… Link: Hurricane Michael Is Officially More Powerful than Hurricane Katrina

St Lucia to host two events on impact of climate change

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by staff writer  CASTRIES, St. Lucia Oct 6, CMC – St. Lucia will host the first Forum of the Caribbean Nationally Determined Contributions Finance Initiative… Link: St Lucia to host two events on impact of climate change

WINDIES crushed in test match by India

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by STAFF WRITER   TMR: Is one-day limited overs killing WIndies test cricket? RAJKOT, India, CMC – West Indies suffered a humiliating innings and 272-run… Link: WINDIES crushed in test match by India

Facebook just had its worst hack ever — and it could get worse

Source: The Montserrat Reporter By Donie O’Sullivan, CNN Business New York (CNN)On Sunday, September 16, engineers at Facebook detected some unusual activity on the social media platform’s networks. It… Link: Facebook just had its worst hack ever — and it could get worse

GOP’s Grassley says FBI probe finds no hint of ‘misconduct’ by Kavanaugh; Democrats dispute that, say White House restricted FBI

Source: The Montserrat Reporter https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/senators-prepare-to-review-fbi-report-on-kavanaugh-after-early-morning-arrival/2018/10/04/394dbaf8-c7be-11e8-b2b5-79270f9cce17_story.html?utm_term=.bb1cebc27b3a&wpisrc=al_news__alert-politics–alert-national&wpmk=1 TMR: Here goes! Will the suppresion of truth and minimising of investigation convince those important to the fray and injustice (improper research and investigation… Link: GOP’s Grassley says FBI probe finds no hint of ‘misconduct’ by Kavanaugh; Democrats dispute that, say White House restricted FBI

Caribbean jolted by two earthquakes within a six-hour period

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by staff writer PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Oct 1, CMC – Several Caribbean countries were rattled as two earthquakes hit the region within a six-hour… Link: Caribbean jolted by two earthquakes within a six-hour period

Former premier set to get million dollar payout

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by STAFF WRITER HAMILTON, Bermuda, Sep 30, CMC  – Health Minister Kim Wilson has disclosed that doctor and former Bermuda premier Ewart Brown is likely… Link: Former premier set to get million dollar payout

Aid used in Caribbean child sex inquiry

Source: The Montserrat Reporter Tom Harper, Home Affairs Correspondent September 30 2018, 12:01am, The Sunday Times Crime Defence David Brandt, who led the Montserrat government from 1997 to 2001, is being investigated… Link: Aid used in Caribbean child sex inquiry

Facebook breach put data of 50 million users at risk

Source: The Montserrat Reporter The vulnerability had to do with the social network’s “view as” feature. by Richard Nieva, Laura Hautala, Alfred Ng September 28, 2018 2:52 PM PDT… Link: Facebook breach put data of 50 million users at risk

Grenadian family taking Barbados to CCJ over treatment by police

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by staff writer ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, Sept 26, CMC – The lawyer representing a Grenadian family who claimed they were bullied and humiliated over a… Link: Grenadian family taking Barbados to CCJ over treatment by police

PETROTRIN to cease operations on November 30

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by staff writer PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Sept 28, CMC – The state-owned oil company, PETROTRIN, Friday announced the closure of its operations on November… Link: PETROTRIN to cease operations on November 30

Caribbean countries sign historic Escazu Agreement

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by staff writer UNITED NATIONS, Sept 28, CMC – Caribbean leaders were joining their counterparts in Latin America in signing the Escazu Agreement that seeks… Link: Caribbean countries sign historic Escazu Agreement

Police to confirm man found hanging, suicide

Source: The Montserrat Reporter Two days after news out of Georgetowne, Guyana, where Police said they believed that a man at the center of a sex video aired on… Link: Police to confirm man found hanging, suicide

Opposition Leader loses vote of no confidence

Source: The Montserrat Reporter By Ivan Clifford HAMILTON, Bermuda, Sep 21, CMC – Opposition Leader Jeanne Atherden has lost a vote of no confidence and is expected to be… Link: Opposition Leader loses vote of no confidence

Update: The possible worst of TS Kirk has passed

Source: The Montserrat Reporter Following warnings of caution, Tropical Storm Kirk which was due to pass well south of Montserrat, at 7.00 a.m., overnight had taken a dip to… Link: Update: The possible worst of TS Kirk has passed

UPP leader defends decision to submit resignation

Source: The Montserrat Reporter by staff writer ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Sept 24, CMC – The leader of the main opposition United Progressive Party (UPP), Harold Lovell, citing the need… Link: UPP leader defends decision to submit resignation