Montserrat

Montserrat Police Commissioner Urges Public to Be Vigilant on Security

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat Police Commissioner Steve Foster is urging the public to be vigilant about their security, following a series of burglaries in the Brades area. Foster said there had been several incidents of burglaries, with thieves …

Montserrat Opposition Seeks No-Confidence Motion on Premier

 Above: Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat will soon debate a no-confidence motion against Premier Reuben Meade’s administration filed by Opposition Leader Donaldson Romeo. Romeo, who filed the request for No Confidence last week, referenced several recent decisions by …

Montserrat’s Police Must Fix “Gaps” in Operational Procedures: Review

 Above: Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff The Royal Montserrat Police Service has “significant gaps in its operational procedures” that must be fixed to ensure that the community is served effectively, according to a review of the service commissioned by …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat will introduce measures to simplify and rationalize the island’s import tax rates next month, according to Frank Ferguson, director general of the Montserrat Revenue Services. The revisions will cause changes to be made to …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat has completed the first phase of a project aimed at gauging the interest of the island’s diaspora in potential investments. The project was initiated by the government as what it called an “initial step” …

 Above: Montserrat Premier Reuben Meade and EU Ambassador Valeriano Diaz (Photo: GIS) Montserrat Premier Reuben Meade has signed a new agreement to receive 10th European Development Funds earmarked to support the government’s development goals. Meade signed the agreement on behalf …

 Above: Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff The Royal Montserrat Police Force is currently undergoing a review by a team led by Foreign and Commonwealth Office Law Enforcement Advisor, Larry Covington. Governor Adrian Davis, with the approval of the Cabinet, …

 Above: the HMS Protector By the Caribbean Journal staff The United Kingdom’s HMF Protector will be in Montserrat next week to conduct surveys of the island’s seabed. The role of the ship is to conduct surveys as present charts are …

 Above: signing the MoU (Photo: GIS) By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat Premier Reuben Meade has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development outlining a series of governmental reforms the territory must undertake to …

 Above: one of the reef units (Photo: GIS) By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat is into its second phase on a project building artificial reefs. The Montserrat Reef Project, which was initiated by Scuba Montserrat’s Andrew Myers and Emmy Aston, …

 Above: Montserrat’s students at the seven-day workshop By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat’s young musicians got a boost earlier this month with a seven-day workshop conducted by the island’s Department of Culture. A total of 31 students from the Montserrat …

 Above: Montserrat Premier Reuben Meade By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat is hosting a four-person delegation from the regional council of Guadeloupe that began Friday. Guadeloupe has been skiing to strengthen its relations with its neighbours in the English-speaking Caribbean. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat’s Statistics Department released its first publication based on newly-collected census data, with the island’s population standing at 4,922. Montserrat is the first in the OECS to release data, and plans tow more publications based …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat is sending three athletes to the LIME CARIFTA Games, which begin in Bermuda this week. The team, led by Winston Scotland, will leave on Wednesday. Lester Ryan, making his third appearance at CARIFTA, will …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat’s Zone C on the volcanic risk map has reopened for daytime entry after being closed due to activity at the Soufriere Hills volcano. The zone reopened last week, according to Governor Adrian Davis. The …

 Above: activity at the Soufriere Hills volcano (Photo: GIS) By the Caribbean Journal staff An “noticeable” increase in seismic activity at the Soufirere Hills Volcano has resulted in the closure of the Zone C area near the volcano, which had …

 Above: Dr. Kato Kimbugwe (centre) and Governor Adrian Davis (left) By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Montserrat and the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development are closer to finalising a new aid package for the upcoming 2012/2013 budget …

 Above: Montserrat Premier Reuben Meade By the Caribbean Journal staff There is “no doubt about the future of the Caribbean Community,” according to Montserrat Premier Reuben Meade, who was speaking following his visit to the Heads of Government meeting in …