News for Monday 6th June, 2016

Newly launched IWF reporting portal

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Acting Superintendent (RMPS), Courtney Rodney

Acting Superintendent in the Royal Montserrat Police Service (RMPS), Courtney Rodney, has been explaining the operations of the newly-launched Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) reporting Portal.

It allows web uses to report images and videos of child sexual abuse safely and anonymously.

In an historic announcement last Wednesday Montserrat launched its dedicated  Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) Reporting Portal.

Minister praise CARICOM warning system

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Honourable Minister of Trade, Claude Hogan

The Honourable Minister of Trade Claude Hogan has lauded CARICOM’s consumer protection warning system.

Speaking at the opening of a training program on the Caricom Rapid Alert System for International Exchange on Dangerous Goods CARREX, Minister Hogan said the system will benefit the business community here.

CARREX is part of a Caricom Secretariat project, funded by the European Union, and is intended to boost consumer protection and improve the quality of products entering and trading on the regional market.

Collins Ghaut road upgrade

Excavation work has started for the rehabilitation of the road which has been compromised following the collapse of a retaining wall in the area.

ZJB News was on site Monday to witness the preparatory works in progress.

Chief engineer within the Public Works Department Rawlson Patterson spoke about the scope of works over the duration of the project.

James White Jr has these and other stories….