Caribbean Photo of the Week: On the Beach in Montserrat

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By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Maria Keegan, who sent in this beautiful shot of Woodlands Beach on the island of Montserrat, the “Emerald Isle” of the Caribbean (Keegan herself is a […]


This Is Your Next Villa in Montserrat

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Some islands are perfect for hotel stays — but some are made for villa vacations. Montserrat definitely falls into the latter category, with a small hotel stock but a rich collection of private villas. And the Caribbean’s “Emerald Isle” isn’t […]


How a Volcano Created a Caribbean Underwater Paradise

Montserrat’s undersea gem By Dana Niland CJ 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 […]


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 […]

Why Celebrities Love This Caribbean Restaurant

Where to eat on the Caribbean’s Emerald Isle By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ 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 […]

After Strong 2014, Montserrat Seeing Drop in Tourist Arrivals

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 […]


Montserrat Gets $4.8 Million in European Union Funding

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 […]

Antigua and Barbuda, Montserrat Eye Stronger Relations

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. […]

Montserrat Courts Investors in China

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 […]


Montserrat Chooses New Government

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 […]

Montserrat Planning to Join CARICOM Single Market

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, […]

Montserrat Premier Signs Pair of "Twinning" Agreements

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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