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Montserrat Gets $4.8 Million in European Union Funding

 Above: Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat is receiving just under $4.84 million in funding from the European Union. The funding is coming as part of the 10th European Development Fund General Budget Support Programme. It’s the third tranche ... [ Read More ]

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Antigua and Barbuda, Montserrat Eye Stronger Relations

 Above: Montserrat Premier Donaldson Romeo and Antigua Prime Minister Gaston Browne By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne visited Montserrat on Monday in a bid to deepen ties between the neighbours in the Eastern Caribbean. ... [ Read More ]

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Montserrat Courts Investors in China

 Above: Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff The Montserrat Development Corporation recently led an investment delegation to China. The delegation, led by Montserrat Development Corporation Chairman John Ryan and CEO Ivan Browne, visited the country to attend the 18th Annual ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Montserrat has chosen a new government and a new Premier. Donaldson Romeo’s People’s Democratic Movement won the British Overseas Territory’s elections last week in a resounding victory. Romeo, who had ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat is planning to join the CARICOM Single Market and Economy, Premier Reuben Meade said following the recent Heads of Government meeting in Antigua and Barbuda. Montserrat is a founding member of CARICOM, ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Montserrat Premier Reuben Meade signs the agreement (Photo: MG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat Premier Reuben Meade signed has signed a pair of memoranda of understanding twinning the island with a pair of places in Europe. Meade signed ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat saw a big jump in tourist stopover arrivals in the first quarter, according to data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The island received 2,355 stopover arrivals in the first three months of ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff The Montserrat Tourism Board and the Montserrat Development Corporation have been merged, the government announced. A statement from the island’s government said the move was “in keeping with its thrust to enhance the ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat is hosting a meeting this week of several political leaders from the British and European Overseas Territories. Montserrat Premier Reuben Meade is chairing the meeting, which will take place on Thursday and ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat saw a 10 percent increase in visitor arrivals last year compared to 2012, according to new data from the British Overseas Territory’s government. In total, Montserrat received 15,648 visitors, up from 14,210 ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: the current Glendon Hospital in Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Montserrat has approved the design for the territory’s planned New Glendon Hospital. The project, which is being funded by the United Kingdom to the tune ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: MDC CEO Ivan Browne at Caribbean Journal’s headquarters in Miami (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell MIAMI — The Eastern Caribbean island of Montserrat is eyeing a renaissance. Almost 19 years after the volcano that devastated half the island and ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat’s tourism sector continues to improve, according to the latest data from the island’s Statistics Department. It’s the latest boost for an island that has been steadily working to improve its tourism infrastructure, ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat has begun work on the site for the planned hotel in the Little Bay area. Material from the ongoing Gun Hill Excavation Project is currently being offloaded at the proposed site, the ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Monty’s By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Montserrat is home to a brand-new beach bar in the Marine Village at Little Bay. It’s called Monty’s Dive Centre/Beach Bar, and it’s owned by Monty Burns, a former officer ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: the new Little Bay Ferry Terminal By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat has completed construction of the new ferry terminal at Little Bay, authorities announced this week. The government said the newly-constructed terminal would be “completely functional in the ... [ Read More ]

Rainbows in Montserrat

 The latest Caribbean Photo of the Week comes from CJ reader David Crichton, who took this snapshot of a rare “quaternary” rainbow in Montserrat. Do you have a great snapshot of the Caribbean? Send it to [email protected] with “Caribbean Photo ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat may be small, but the Caribbean island is showing serious improvement in its tourism sector this year. Tourist stop-over arrivals were up 29 percent through June, according to data from the Caribbean ... [ Read More ]