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Theresa May shakes-up government with new-look cabinet

Prime Minister Theresa May has unveiled a nearly completely new look cabinet, in a major departure from predecessor David Cameron’s top team. George Osborne, Michael Gove, John Whittingdale, Nicky Morgan and Oliver Letwin have all been sacked by Mrs May. Liz Truss is justice secretary, Justine Greening takes education and Tory leadership contender Andrea Leadsom […]

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As we remembered June 25, 1997

Posted on 19 June 2015. Montserrat volcanic event 1997 by Bennette Roach Last year I wrote the following. This year the intention was no different, but circumstances including non-publication of the weekly newspaper including the lack of financial resources to do so, traveling on the weekend, as well as the Brexit event/s. I had made […]

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No more a Convict Warren

Cassell’s convictions quashed – leaves questions of Judge’s behaviour The United Kingdom (UK) Privy Council the highest and final Court for the British dependent territory of Montserrat has quashed all convictions of Attorney-at-Law Warren Cassell in March 2012, leaving Cassell with no criminal record, but with the doubtful question of whether or not there should […]

ECCU Working Group on Commercial Bank Fees and Charges Commences Work

ECCU Working Group on Commercial Bank Fees and Charges Commences Work

15 July 2016

The Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) Working Group on Commercial Bank Fees and Charges has been established and convened its first meeting via videoconference on 30 June. The establishment of the Working Group is one of the ECCB Monetary Council’s recommendations for addressing the increases in fees and charges for products and services offered by […]

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BREXIT Tech  It’s Complicated

BREXIT Tech  It’s Complicated

15 July 2016

The impact of BREXIT is so vast that we may never fully understand its effect. I’m not a political pundit, so I’ll leave the politics of BREXIT to others. Technology is the core focus of my advisory practice, and our solutions group builds digital products for some of the world’s leading multinational corporations. Through that […]

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Was Justice Albert Redhead a Second Prosecutor in the Warren Cassell’s Conviction?

Was Justice Albert Redhead a Second Prosecutor in the Warren Cassell’s Conviction?

15 July 2016

Editor’s note: When this article was submitted on June 28, 2016, the next publication was overtaken with Brexit news. In addition there was also pending from Claude another matter, on the current issue on sand mining. We were minded also, having been informed that the Privy Council judgment which came following this submission would not […]

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Trinidad, region say goodbye to Patrick Manning

15 July 2016

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – July 10, 2016 – The life of former Trinidad and Tobago prime minister Patrick Manning was honoured yesterday in a State funeral at which hundreds shed tears, but also smiled and even laughed, as family and close friends shared their memories and spoke about his accomplishments. The tributes that began when […]

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Tribute to the late Melford Roach; a Fine Cricketer and a Family Man

15 July 2016

By Owen Roach On Saturday, December 5th, 2015, Melford Roach was laid to rest at the Macon Memorial Park Cemetery in Atlanta, USA. Myself, friends and other family members turned out in numbers to say our final goodbyes. The night before the funeral, my friend Eddy Burke suggested that I should pen a few lines […]

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Thomas “ Legs” Davis

15 July 2016

By Owen Roach This is the first time in about five years that I have visited New York City. My memories of this City are littered with good thoughts. Years ago in the early 1990s, I spent many Summers with Reinford Gibbons, alias Kulcha Don, Adrian “Smudge”, Johnson, Polo Johnson, Cullen Bramble and many more […]

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A Memorial – Melford G Roach

15 July 2016

by Bennette Roach Melford George Roach, 1943 – 2015, born to Henrietta (a.k.a. Na, Helen) and John Thomas (Tommy) Roach in St. Patrick’s village, Montserrat, where he grew up until he migrated to the USA in 1967, but not before his cricket achievements, as mentioned in a tribute penned and published in this issue by […]

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Jus Wonderin

15 July 2016

Jus wonderin if it true the girl who was in the accident police friend went to the hospital to tell the accident victim  to confest that she walked out in front the car. Jus wonderin if Montserrat policemen and women commit more crimes than the general public. Jus wonderin if the Arrow a turn in […]

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Guyana’s latest oil discovery may boost local aviation sector

13 July 2016

Passengers arriving at Cheddi Jagan International Airport. Photo: Wikimedia By Ray Chickrie Caribbean News Now contributor TMR Editor – Any lessons here for Montserrat? GEORGETOWN, Guyana — Guyana is set to grow tremendously in the coming year after a second offshore well confirmed a mega discovery of oil and gas, and the aviation sector, which […]

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Earthquake jolts Dominica 

12 July 2016

ROSEAU, Dominica, Jul 11, CMC – An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.4 jolted Dominica on Monday, but there were no reports of injuries and damages. The Trinidad-based Seismic Unit of the St. Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI), said that quake, which occurred at 2.58 am (local time) was third […]

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Trinidad, region say goodbye to Patrick Manning

12 July 2016

CARIBBEAN360 JULY 10, 2016   PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Sunday July 10, 2016 – The life of former Trinidad and Tobago prime minister Patrick Manning was honoured yesterday in a State funeral at which hundreds shed tears, but also smiled and even laughed, as family and close friends shared their memories and spoke about his […]

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Montserrat Lawyer Victorious At Highest Court of Appeal

04 July 2016

The United Kingdom (UK) Privy Council the highest and final Court for the British dependent territory of Montserrat has quashed all convictions of Attorney-at-Law Warren Cassell in March 2012, leaving Cassell with no criminal record.See: http://www.themontserratreporter.com/cassell-convicted-to-serve-5-years-in-prison/ Five British Justices sitting on the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in London, handed down their judgment in […]

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Inter-island cargo service still in the works

02 July 2016

By Barbados Today Schooner Ruth Barbados Today – A Barbados-based “environmentally-friendly” cargo ship is expected to begin an inter-island service in the third quarter of this year, transporting mainly agricultural produce. A release from the University of the West Indies (UWI) today said the interior of the vessel,Schooner Ruth, was being fitted, with the focus on […]

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EU’s Juncker after Brexit: “Everyone wants EU reforms – but what reforms?”

02 July 2016

BRATISLAVA | BY GABRIELA BACZYNSKA European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker gestures as he waits for his car at the end of the second day of the EU Summit in Brussels, Belgium June 29, 2016. REUTERS/PHIL NOBLE The head of the European Union’s executive vented frustration on Friday at calls for deep reforms to reinvent the […]

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UWI’s Brexit symposium

02 July 2016

On Wednesday, June 29, 2016 the Office of the Vice-Chancellor in collaboration with the Department of Economics at The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona Campus hosted a one-day symposium titled, Brexit Implication for the Caribbean.  Following is a video of the Symposium.  UWI Brexit Symposium Video: UWI Brexit Symposium:

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Dominica government to be sued over concert cancellation

02 July 2016

Caribbean News Now! Cabral Douglas ROSEAU, Dominica — Cabral Douglas, the son of former prime minister of Dominica, Rosie Douglas, is to file a lawsuit in the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) against the island’s government over the forced cancellation of a 2014 concert by Jamaican recording artiste Tommy Lee following Lee’s arrest and deportation. […]

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A ‘Montserrat’ wonder in the making!

01 July 2016

Jovélle McLean Meade at 13 years-of-age is the son of Silvonnie McLean and Veronica Meade, grandson of Jean McLean and Cecil Cassell loved running from a very early age. Before he was a year old Jovélle would have plenty bouts of running – random strangers would always remark that we should put him into sprinting. […]

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FLOW – Grenada to send home workers – Union

01 July 2016

by STAFF WRITER  GEORGE’S, Grenada, Jun 27, CMC – The Grenada Technical and Allied Workers Union (TAWU) says several workers at the telecommunications company, FLOW Grenada, will be sent home as a result of its merger with the British telecommunications giant, LIME. “I can confirm that we have received correspondence from FLOW stating its intention with […]

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ACP warnings for Caribbean following Brexit

01 July 2016

Jamaica Observer BRUSSELS, Belgium (CMC) — The Secretary General of the African Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group, Dr Patrick I Gomes says the implications of Britain’s decision to leave the 43-year-old European Union (EU) could be far-reaching on the ACP and may give rise to many consequences for trade, services, investments and development finance assistance. […]

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Is Montserrat Standing at Brink of being a Failed State?

Is Montserrat Standing at Brink of being a Failed State?

01 July 2016

By Claude Gerald Montserrat, good old mother of generations is in a state of nothingness. Anxious it wails for concerted attention. We may be standing at the brink of a failed state. The economic realities are so weak and the politics is hardly describable. Being headless in governmental affairs is the new norm. The electoral […]

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Antigua airport taxes waiver now in force

01 July 2016

Towards the end of last week (there was no TMR issue) the Government of Montserrat announced an extension of the interim arrangements for air travel and cargo, following the ‘foul-up’, the corruption over the signing of a new contract for the continuing operations of the ferry. The previous interim arrangement for air travel and cargo […]

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Germany, USA and Canada ALL say they want special trade deals with post-Brexit Britain

29 June 2016

Express.co.uk By Lana Clements GETTY President Obama said Britain is an indispensable partner GERMANY has joined the United States and Canada in reaching out to Britain to stress the importance of trade deals with the UK outside of the European Union (EU). It comes despite constant scaremongering from the Remain campaign in the run up […]

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Caribbean Overseas Territories could suffer, Britain votes to leave European Union

17 June 2016

by STAFF WRITER BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Jun 14, CMC – Britain’s Caribbean Overseas Territories could suffer significantly if it votes to leave the European Union in the June 23 referendum, according to a report released in London. The report commissioned by the United Kingdom Overseas Territories Association (UKOTA) on the benefits of the European Union (EU) […]

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