Montserrat

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 …

LATEST NEWS

 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, …