June 30, 2022

UK territories reaffirm commitment to economic development at Cayman meeting

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From Caribbean News Now GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands — Elected leaders of the UK’s Overseas Territories, met in the Cayman Islands on 15-17 July 2014 to discuss the forthcoming Joint Ministerial Council Meeting (JMC), scheduled for December in London. The purpose of the Joint Ministerial Council is to implement the principles of the 2012 White […]

Pre-JMC meeting kicks off

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Overseas Territories Heads of Government gathered here this morning to begin the pre-Joint Ministerial Council Meeting. The meeting, chaired by Cayman Islands Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, is an opportunity for all Overseas Territories Heads of Government to exchange views on political and constitutional issues, especially as they relate to the […]

Caribbean island buried by eruption goes green with volcano power

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By Graham Ryan Research Fellow at University of Auckland from The Conversation The eastern Caribbean island of Montserrat has suffered more than its fair share of natural disaster. In 1989, Hurricane Hugo struck the island, causing massive destruction with more than 90% of the island’s structures damaged. In 1995, just as the island started to […]

Moonen introduces Caribbean line of yachts

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Moonen Shipyards in the Netherlands has introduced the new Caribbean series of motoryachts. The Caribbean range combines classic looks with lots of extras that guarantee a high resale value. There are six models available: the 85’ Mariana, the 100’ Montserrat, the 105’ Matica, the 112’ Mustique, the 120 ‘Martinique and the 126’ Marquis. They are […]

MICA “Drops the Puck” on a National Spectrum Plan System

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Brades, Montserrat – The Montserrat Info-Communications Authority (MICA) completed the implementation of its new enterprise software system designed to manage the island’s National Spectrum Plan. MICA is the local authority responsible for managing all of Montserrat’s telecommunications licensing and the associated allocation of the valuable spectrum. Spectrum is the scarce resource that enables internet connectivity, […]

Irish pride resonates to Caribbean as tiny island makes merry

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By Graham Clifford From Independent.ie As the sun sets over the Caribbean island of Montserrat, I find myself serenading the locals who have come down to the waterfront to meet up with the visiting Irish. I belt out ‘Raglan Road’ and ‘Red is the Rose’ with the assistance of the Martin Healy band, who have […]

Lesser known attractions

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7 Lesser known attractions in the Caribbean … From all women talk We all know that the islands are brimming with beautiful tropical beaches, lush green rainforests and crystal blue seas, but what about some of the lesser known attractions in the Caribbean? It can be so easy to label this region as merely being […]