News for Friday July 1, 2016

“Let all Ideas Contend” 

The referendum in the UK last week that has resulted in the United Kingdom exiting the European Union will feature prominently at a forum here next week.

The University of the West Indies Open Campus says it is organizing the forum, planned for next Monday, in conjunction with the Office of the Legislature under the banner “Let all Ideas Contend” 

It will be part of the Development Discussion Series that began in February this year.

One of the sub region’s largest insurance companies has reaffirmed its commitment to Montserrat

Nagico Insurance, which has been operating in Montserrat since 1997 says its commitment to Montserrat is longterm, despite the devastating effects of the volcanic eruption that began in 1995.

Speaking to ZJB News today, the company’s Chief Under Writing Officer today Barro Ragobear said Montserrat has played a significant part in the growth of the company, which now operates in 22 countries.

Overcome your fears and get tested for breast cancer

Her Excellency, Elizabeth Carrier

Her Excellency, Elizabeth Carrier

Montserrat’s head of state has urged women to overcome their fears and get tested for breast cancer.

Her Excellency Governor Elizabeth Carrier made the appeal at a recent Breast cancer forum organized by the Pink Ribbon Charity.

The main aim of the Charity is to raise awareness of breast cancer and raise funds to assist women to get tested.

Governor Carrier, the island’s second female Governor explains how important it is for women to do the mammogram test.

James White Jr Presents these and other stories….