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Montserrat Gets $4.8 Million in European Union Funding

February 8, 2015 | 11:32 am | 0 Comment

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Above: Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat is receiving just under $4.84 million in funding from the European Union. The funding is coming as part of the 10th European Development Fund General Budget Support Programme. It’s the third tranche of a wider total of $17.65 million USD in funding allocated to the territory by the European more...

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Antigua and Barbuda, Montserrat Eye Stronger Relations

December 31, 2014 | 3:30 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Montserrat Premier Donaldson Romeo and Antigua Prime Minister Gaston Browne By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne visited Montserrat on Monday in a bid to deepen ties between the neighbours in the Eastern Caribbean. Browne, who was joined by Permanent Secretary Ambassador Colin Murdoch, met with Montserrrat Premier more...

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Montserrat Courts Investors in China

October 8, 2014 | 11:24 am | 0 Comment

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Above: Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff The Montserrat Development Corporation recently led an investment delegation to China. The delegation, led by Montserrat Development Corporation Chairman John Ryan and CEO Ivan Browne, visited the country to attend the 18th Annual China International Fair for Investment and Trade in Xiamen. Montserrat sent the more...

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Montserrat Chooses New Government

September 14, 2014 | 10:57 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Montserrat has chosen a new government and a new Premier. Donaldson Romeo's People's Democratic Movement won the British Overseas Territory's elections last week in a resounding victory. Romeo, who had been the Opposition Leader, succeeds former Premier Reuben Meade, who conceded following more...

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Montserrat Planning to Join CARICOM Single Market

July 8, 2014 | 6:13 am | 0 Comment

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Above: Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat is planning to join the CARICOM Single Market and Economy, Premier Reuben Meade said following the recent Heads of Government meeting in Antigua and Barbuda. Montserrat is a founding member of CARICOM, but had not yet acceded to the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas and participated in the CARICOM Single more...

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Montserrat Premier Signs Pair of “Twinning” Agreements

June 24, 2014 | 5:01 am | 0 Comment

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Above: Montserrat Premier Reuben Meade signs the agreement (Photo: MG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat Premier Reuben Meade signed has signed a pair of memoranda of understanding twinning the island with a pair of places in Europe. Meade signed MoUs with Montserrat's namesake, the area of Montserrat in Valencia, Spain, along with the country of more...

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Montserrat Sees Jump in Tourism

June 20, 2014 | 5:01 am | 0 Comment

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Above: Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat saw a big jump in tourist stopover arrivals in the first quarter, according to data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The island received 2,355 stopover arrivals in the first three months of 2014, a 24.9 percent improvement over the same period in 2013. That was buoyed by a 40.4 percent more...

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Montserrat Merges Tourism Board With Montserrat Development Corporation

June 10, 2014 | 10:56 am | 0 Comment

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Above: Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff The Montserrat Tourism Board and the Montserrat Development Corporation have been merged, the government announced. A statement from the island's government said the move was "in keeping with its thrust to enhance the contribution of the tourism sector to economic activity." The merger officially took effect more...

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Montserrat Hosting Meeting of British, European Overseas Territories

May 14, 2014 | 5:07 am | 0 Comment

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Above: Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat is hosting a meeting this week of several political leaders from the British and European Overseas Territories. Montserrat Premier Reuben Meade is chairing the meeting, which will take place on Thursday and Friday. It will include St Maarten Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams, Anguilla Chief Minister more...

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Montserrat Saw 10 Percent Increase in Visitor Arrivals Last Year

April 16, 2014 | 11:29 am | 0 Comment

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Above: Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat saw a 10 percent increase in visitor arrivals last year compared to 2012, according to new data from the British Overseas Territory's government. In total, Montserrat received 15,648 visitors, up from 14,210 in 2012, an increase of 1,438 people. The government said the largest number of visitors in more...

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