Official EU Release European Union Ambassador to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean Mikael Barfod has announced the disbursement of the first tranche of EC$18.2 million (5.13 million euros) of an overall EC$55.2 million (15.66 million Euros) aid package to Montserrat, to help the country boost economic growth and development.
The EU support will primarily assist with the implementation of the Sustainable Development Plan of Montserrat as part of the country’s economic recovery. In addition it will assist with the country’s sustainable growth with a specific focus on public finance management, public sector reform and prudent economic management. Continue reading “EU provides Montserrat with EC$ 55.2 million”
LIME would like to advise all its customers that as a result of damage sustained to cable infrastructure below the Montserrat Secondary School during excavation works by the PWD fixed line and broadband services in the Salem and Olveston areas from South of Secondary School will be interrupted this afternoon Tuesday 29 January 2013 from 1:00 p.m until around 6:00 p.m.
LIME apologizes for this outage and we assure our customers that all resources are now being focused on this particular restoration effort. We wish to further advise that customers who may have been scheduled for installation or restoration work today may have delays or changes to their appointments. We will ensure that all parties are appropriately advised and updated.
A further general advisory will be put on air today at 05:00 today.
We at LIME thank customers for their patience during this outage and once more apologize for any loss of service or inconvenience this may cause our fixed line and Internet.
LITTLE BAY, Montserrat – More than 50 people were honoured last evening at the final event on the Montserrat Festival 50 calendar. The festival committee paid tribute to past queens, calypsonians and community
leaders and organisations who supported the annual celebration which turned 50 in 2012.
BRADES, Montserrat – Alumni of the Montserrat Secondary School on Thursday presented much-needed supplies to the school as part of their bi-annual get together during Montserrat’s Festival 50 celebrations.
Dorette Harris, president of the registered charity, which comprises of former students of the island’s sole high school, said last year the association received a list of items needed by each department. “We asked them to prioritise the needs and went about acquiring the items at the top. In the year ahead we plan to tackle all of the items on the list until it is completed.” Continue reading “MSS Alumni Association makes donation to their alma mater”
ESTIVAL CITY, Montserrat – Herman ‘Cupid’ Francis added a fourth calypso monarch crown to his credit after delivering two incredible performances at the 50th cultural festival celebrations Calypso Finals on Montserrat last night.
All individuals intending to travel by ferry from Montserrat to Antigua on any day up to and including the 12th day of January 2013 are hereby requested to provide their names, flight numbers and departure times out of Antigua and other travel information to the Montserrat Tourist Board as soon as possible.
The information is required in order to make adequate transportation arrangements and more particularly to ensure that persons making same day flight connections out of Antigua are able to get there well in advance of their departure time. The Montserrat Tourist Board may be contacted by telephone on 491-2230 or 491-8730. The information may also be sent by telefax on 491-7430 or by e-mail at email@example.com. The co-operation of the travelling public would be greatly appreciated.
BRADES, Montserrat – FlyMontserrat on Saturday morning said it had taken the decision to make new arrangements for passengers over the coming days while its pilots undergoing further training.
The airline released the following statement today: “FlyMontserrat’s pilots have been participating in a number of briefings on Friday afternoon which will continue this morning before further flights take place. Continue reading “FlyMontserrat cancels flights to improve customer safety”
All visitors, visiting Montserratians and those at home are invited to two presentations to be conducted by the Montserrat Development Corporation at the Montserrat Cultural Centre on Thursday, 13 December 2012 and again on 20 December 2012.