News for Wednesday June 29, 2016

Montserrat’s Premier Stands firm in allowing due process to run its course in procuring a ferry for the island.

Honourable Premier, Donaldson Romeo
Honourable Premier, Donaldson Romeo

As the debate continues on whether or not Montserrat will be getting a ferry any time soon, the leader of government business says his administration is respecting the process regarding the sourcing of the ferry.

Honourable Premier Donaldson Romeo says politicians are not supposed to be heavy-handed and be seen to be controlling a procurement process.

He says  his government is waiting on the procurement board to deliver a decision…one which he hopes will come very soon.

Amendment of Traffic Regulations

David Osborne
Honourable member, David Osborne

A government backbencher here has been commenting on a recent amendment to the road Traffic regulations which allows for a darker shade of tint to be used on motor vehicles on the island.

Honourable member David Osborne, who played an integral role in pushing for the amendment, says the move is aimed at providing that level of protection to the interior of vehicles on island.

Calling the decision a “common sense” move, Mr. Osborne provides reasons for owners of vehicles to protect their assets

Miss Montserrat to compete for the Miss Carival Title

Miss Montserrat 2016,Tabeanna Tuitt

Miss Montserrat 2016, Tabeanna Tuitt will compete in the Miss Carival Pageant in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

The 31st edition of the pageant will be held at 8 pm on July 1st, at Victora Park in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

Tuitt will vie for the prestigious Miss Carival title from a field of nine other contestants hailing from Anguilla, Barbados, Grenada, Dominica, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.



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