- Wallace Baptiste – Wallace
- Sylvina Malone – Kandie
- Davon Williams _ Rakatang
- Steve Weekes – Iceman
- Donavier Piper Malone – DeNiceness
- Maggie DeTouche – Maggie D
- Franklyn Hixon – Fyah
- Janel Accosta – Janel Accosta
- Alexander Cassell – AJ
- Joy Williams – Dynamite
- Rondell Meade – Rondell
- Leroy Daley – Jawanza
- Eric Fergus – 2+2
- Kelvin Duberry – Tabu
- Samran Woodley – Nyne
Montserrat Philatelic Bureau Ltd is to release a collection of stamps next month. The enhanced collection featuring Blossoming Plants will be released December 12th. Continue reading
Montserrat and other Caribbean Community (CARICOM) states are being encouraged to renew their commitment to the region with adequate health care. The message comes from CARICOM Secretary General Irwin Laroque. Continue reading
The Royal Montserrat Police Service (RMPS) will soon be using advanced technology to clamp down on fast driving. The RMPS says starting in January 2014 and potentially as soon as the 2013 Festival Season, it will be conducting traffic speed enforcement and education with the use of speed-measuring devices. Continue reading
Mr Simmonds made the confirmation via the social media network twitter on Monday.
Mr. Meade is in London for the second annual Overseas Territories (OTs) Joint Ministerial Council (JMC) meeting which started on Tuesday morning.
Mr Simmonds also confirmed that a fast ferry is in place for Montserrat’s 2013 festival and that a tax information agreement was signed. Continue reading
Montserrrat’s Chief Fisheries Officer Alwyn Ponteen was among over 22 mentors and resource persons from 17 Caribbean countries at a recent Regional Training of Trainers Workshop for Mentors in St. Lucia.
The November 19 – 22 workshop was aimed at strengthening the capacities of the mentors to support local, national and regional fisherfolk organizations.
Mr. Ponteen and his colleagues discussed how mentors based in the 17 islands would be able to provide continuous on-the-ground support to fisherfolk organizations to strengthen their capacities to become better engaged in the decision-making mechanisms for fisheries management, and development at the national and regional levels.
This initiative was part of a USD 1.3 million project to improve food and nutrition security in the Caribbean. Continue reading
The Montserrat Association of Disabled Persons (MADP) will on December 3rd, join in the global observance of International Day of Persons with Disabilities.
Around the world, persons with disabilities face physical, social, economic and attitudinal barriers that exclude them from participating fully and effectively as equal members of society.
President of the MADP, Joseph “King” Kirwan says members of the association feel the time has come for them to break barriers and open doors to realize an inclusive society for all.
Against this background, the MADP has planned several activities to mark the occasion on December 3rd. Continue reading
A Montserratian based in the United Kingdom will celebrate her 102 birthday on Thursday November 28th, 2013.
She is Mary Lewis originally of Windy Hill, but who now resides in Birmingham.
Mrs Lewis, who relocated to the UK following the onset volcanic eruptions here in 1997, was a seamstress and ardent backyard gardener.
She has 10 children including Minister Priscilla Williams, Carol Irish, Violet Perkins, Nickey Rodney and Charles Lewis. Continue reading
Premier, the Honourable Rueben Meade and Foreign and Commonwealth Office, FCO Minister for the Overseas Territories Mark Simmonds have both signed an Inter Governmental Agreement to improve international tax compliance.
Mr. Meade is in London for the second annual Overseas Territories (OTs) Joint Ministerial Council (JMC) meeting which began on November 26, 2013.
The signing of the agreement was one of several measures that the Overseas Territories agreed to adopt at the UK-chaired G8 summit, held at Lough Erne in Northern Ireland in June.
The JMC provides an opportunity for the UK and the OTs to work together on a wide range of issues and to agree priorities and plans for implementation. Continue reading