Montserrat

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 …

LATEST NEWS

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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, …

 As of Sep. 1, Montserrat’s new constitution will go into effect, according to the island’s Chief Minister, Reuben Meade, after five years of debate. “We recognize that many persons would have liked to see more radical changes,” he said. “However, …