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How a Volcano Created a Caribbean Underwater Paradise

 Montserrat’s undersea gem By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The devastating volcanic eruption that occurred 20 years ago in Montserrat had an unexpected effect: it dramatically altered the underwater landscape of the island of Montserrat, resulting in the growth and development of …

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Six Reasons Why You Should Visit Montserrat

 A unique island in the Caribbean By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Before I visited, I knew only two things about Montserrat. One: It was the home of Arrow, of “Hot, Hot, Hot” fame.  And two: It had been devastated …

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Why Celebrities Love This Caribbean Restaurant

 Where to eat on the Caribbean’s Emerald Isle By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor You haven’t been to Montserrat if you haven’t been to Ziggys. Just ask Britain’s Princess Anne and Hollywood star Danny Glover, two of the celebrities who have …

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 Above: Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff After a strong 2014, Montserrat has seen a sharp reduction in tourism so far this year, according to the Caribbean Tourism Organization. In 2014, the tiny island near Antigua saw a 22.2 percent …

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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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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 Above: the current Glendon Hospital in Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Montserrat has approved the design for the territory’s planned New Glendon Hospital. The project, which is being funded by the United Kingdom to the tune …

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 Above: MDC CEO Ivan Browne at Caribbean Journal’s headquarters in Miami (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell MIAMI — The Eastern Caribbean island of Montserrat is eyeing a renaissance. Almost 19 years after the volcano that devastated half the island and …

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 Above: Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat’s tourism sector continues to improve, according to the latest data from the island’s Statistics Department. It’s the latest boost for an island that has been steadily working to improve its tourism infrastructure, …

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 Above: Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat has begun work on the site for the planned hotel in the Little Bay area. Material from the ongoing Gun Hill Excavation Project is currently being offloaded at the proposed site, the …