Montserrat Merges Tourism Board With Montserrat Development Corporation

Above: Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff The Montserrat Tourism Board and the Montserrat Development Corporation have been merged, the government announced. A statement from the island’s government said the move was “in keeping with its thrust to enhance the […]


Montserrat Approves Design For New UK-Funded Hospital

Above: the current Glendon Hospital in Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Montserrat has approved the design for the territory’s planned New Glendon Hospital. The project, which is being funded by the United Kingdom to the tune […]


St Lucia Project Aims to Better Understand Caribbean Volcanoes

Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff A new project in St Lucia is aiming to better understand the impact volcanoes have on their local environments. The project, led by the University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre, […]


The Rebirth of Montserrat

Above: MDC CEO Ivan Browne at Caribbean Journal’s headquarters in Miami (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell MIAMI — The Eastern Caribbean island of Montserrat is eyeing a renaissance. Almost 19 years after the volcano that devastated half the island and […]

Montserrat Continues Tourism Rise

Above: Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat’s tourism sector continues to improve, according to the latest data from the island’s Statistics Department. It’s the latest boost for an island that has been steadily working to improve its tourism infrastructure, […]

Montserrat Begins Work on Site For Planned Hotel in Little Bay

Above: Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat has begun work on the site for the planned hotel in the Little Bay area. Material from the ongoing Gun Hill Excavation Project is currently being offloaded at the proposed site, the […]


A New Beach Bar in Montserrat

Above: Monty’s By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Montserrat is home to a brand-new beach bar in the Marine Village at Little Bay. It’s called Monty’s Dive Centre/Beach Bar, and it’s owned by Monty Burns, a former officer […]

Montserrat Completes Construction of New Little Bay Ferry Terminal

Above: the new Little Bay Ferry Terminal By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat has completed construction of the new ferry terminal at Little Bay, authorities announced this week. The government said the newly-constructed terminal would be “completely functional in the […]

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Rainbows in Montserrat

The latest Caribbean Photo of the Week comes from CJ reader David Crichton, who took this snapshot of a rare “quaternary” rainbow in Montserrat. Do you have a great snapshot of the Caribbean? Send it to with “Caribbean Photo […]


Montserrat Sees Tourism Jump

Above: Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat may be small, but the Caribbean island is showing serious improvement in its tourism sector this year. Tourist stop-over arrivals were up 29 percent through June, according to data from the Caribbean […]

Montserrat Set to Begin Long-Term Testing of Geothermal Wells

Above: Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat will soon begin long-term testing at one of its geothermal wells, according to Director of Public Works Ron Beardsley. The process, which he said will take about three weeks, follows the completion […]

Montserrat Chooses National Motto

Above: Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff Shortly after picking its new national song, Montserrat has chosen a national motto. The island selected “A people of excellence, moulded by nature, nurtured by God,” as its new motto. There were a […]


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