Montserrat's Plymouth Port Operational Again After 15-Year Hiatus

Above: trucks transporting sand through the Plymouth Port (Photo: GIU) By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat has reopened its Plymouth Port, after a 15-year wait. The island’s government has given sand miners using the port a 50 percent reduction on […]


Montserrat Exploring Geothermal Power

By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Montserrat is inviting expressions of interest for the development of geothermal power on the island. “The government of Montserrat wishes to explore private sector interest in the confirmation and development of the […]


Montserrat Governor: Investment Should Increase, Despite Volcano

Above: the Soufriere Volcano By the Caribbean Journal staff Investment should continue and increase in Montserrat, despite the Soufriere Volcano, Governor Adrian Davis said yesterday in a statement. Davis was commenting on a Scientific Advisory Committee report from December showing […]


United Kingdom to Develop Climate Change Plan for Overseas Territories

By the Caribbean Journal staff Four agencies of the United Kingdom plan to develop a Climate Change Programme specifically targeted for the UK overseas territories. The programme will fill a perceived gap identified in recent reviews of current climate change […]

Montserrat Plans New Town Development

By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Montserrat is preparing the development of a new town in Little Bay that could create 750 jobs, according to Governor Adrian Davis. Davis said he was pleased with the progress being made […]

Montserrat Probes Police Misconduct

By the Caribbean Journal staff The Royal Montserrat Police Service has been undertaking an internal investigation into alleged police misconduct by two officers in December, the government announced. Officers George Leonard and George Farrell were arrested Dec. 17, leading to […]


UK Begins Montserrat Budget Review

By the Caribbean Journal staff The United Kingdom’s Department for International Development has begun reviewing Montserrat’s annual budget projections for 2012/2013. The DFID is looking at whether Montserrat has met its obligations in cutting spending and looking for ways to […]

IMF Urges Montserrat to Reduce Dependence on United Kingdom Grants

By the Caribbean Journal staff The International Monetary Fund is urging Montserrat to reduce its dependence on recurrent and capital grants to fuel its economy, along with maintaining its ongoing reforms by the fund’s executive board. In the IMF’s recent […]

Montserrat's Economy to Grow 5 Percent in 2012: IMF Report

By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat’s economy is projected to grow by 5 percent in 2012, following growth of just 0.5 percent in 2011, according to the International Monetary Fund. The country has made “enormous progress” in its ongoing recovery […]

Fuel Shortage Could Affect Montserrat

Above: Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff A shortage of fuel at Avgas in Antigua could affected local air service to Montserrat. Avgas is used by airlines that service Montserrat, according to Montserrat’s Ministry of Communications, Works and Labour. The […]

Senior Royals to Visit Caribbean

Above: Prince Edward and his wife, Sophie, Countess of Wessex By the Caribbean Journal staff Prince Edward and his wife Sophie, Countess of Wessex, will tour the Caribbean next year as part of a global tour celebrating the Queen’s Diamond […]

A New Chapter for Montserrat

Above: Montserrat (Photo: Montserrat Tourism) By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat has sworn in Ruben Meade as the British Overseas Territory’s first-ever Premier, following the adoption of a new constitution in the country. It marks a new milestone for Montserrat, […]


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