BRADES, Montserrat (May 23, 2013) – Starting June 1, visitors to Zone C will have to report to a local police station to gain access.
According to a release from the Governor’s Office, at a recent NDPRAC meeting it was decided that there will be changes to access to Zone C. Currently visitors must report on entry and on exit to Special Constables stationed at the entry gate. Continue reading
BRADES, Montserrat (May 23, 2013) – The plans for the Lookout Primary School Expansion Project are progressing, says Director of Education Glenn Francis.
Over the coming weeks, the school will relocate from the existing premises and move temporarily into the completed wing. “While there work will commence on the reconfiguration and rehabilitation of the existing buildings, which is expected to be completed in time for the start of the new academic year. At that time the school will occupy both sets of buildings while the new sports/assembly hall and associated site works is being constructed,” Francis explained. Continue reading
BRADES, Montserrat (May 21, 2013) – The Montserrat office of the Department for International Development announced on Monday, that following detailed discussions and negotiations with Government of Montserrat (GoM), a budget aid settlement amounting to EC$70.3million has been agreed. Continue reading
BRADES, Montserrat (May 21, 2013) – Montserrat received an improved rating following the end of the final review of the Strategic Growth Programme from DFID but has work to do in several key areas including tax reforms. Continue reading
BRADES, Montserrat (May 23, 2013) – Business Development Officer at the Montserrat Development Corporation Agatha Aspin and local entrepreneur Nicole Rogers are in St Lucia for a four-day Train the Trainer workshop. Continue reading
BRADES, Montserrat (May 22, 2013) – The Honourable Premier Reuben Meade has called for a regional approach to deal with an increasing number of international regulations regarding financial services and international taxation. Continue reading
Premier Reuben Meade
Premier the honourable Rueben Meade has called for a regional approach to deal with an increasing number of international regulations regarding financial services and international taxation.
He made the remarks at the 43rd meeting of the Board of Governors’ of the Caribbean Development Bank in St. Lucia this morning.
Premier Meade told the finance ministers that the Caribbean is struggling to keep up to date with changing international standards such as FATCA and have spent millions on these regulations. Continue reading
The sealed bids for the construction of the Brades Power Station Expansion Project were opened publicly this afternoon.
The event took place at the offices of Montserrat Utilities Limited in Sweeney’s.
A total of six companies submitted bids for the project to be funded by the Department for International Development, (DFID) and the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB). Continue reading
Governor Adrian Davis
His Excellency, the Governor Adrian Davis has called for the implementation of a national hurricane plan.
He was speaking at the opening at the National Hurricane conference organized by the Disaster Management Coordination Agency, DMCA in St John’s this morning.
Governor Davis said such a plan should be agreed by stakeholders before the start of the Atlantic hurricane season.
He also urged department leaders to meet with the DMCA shortly to discuss preparations for the season, which begins on June 1. Continue reading
Montserrat’s Deputy Premier believes information communication technologies will improve governance and boost economic development on the island.
The Honourable Charles Kirnon was addressing senior public servants at an ICT Capacity building workshop at the cultural centre this morning.
He told the participants that ICT’s have the potential to develop more efficient and productive governance, business systems as well as define new types of jobs and industries… Continue reading