Government of Montserrat

Press Statement Re Minister David Osborne

The Hon Minister of Agriculture, Trade, Lands, Housing and the Environment, Mr. David Osborne, wishes to express sincere gratitude to all for their prayers, words of encouragement and well wishes. Read the rest of this entry »

Ferry Service Update June 7- 29

This current Month will see and number of changes to the Ferry schedule.

This weekend with the upcoming holidays will see significant changes that will affect both stakeholder and customers significantly. Read the rest of this entry »

Montserrat Represented at ST. Maarten/ST. Martin Annual Regional Tradeshow

The Tourism Division in conjunction with Travel World International Ltd attended the 15th St. Maarten Annual Regional Tradeshow (SMART) held during the period May 21-23, 2019 at the Sonesta Maho Resort. Read the rest of this entry »

Lyston E. Skerritt appointed Director of Community, Youth and Sports Services

The Ministry of Education, Youth Affairs, Sports & Ecclesiastes Services announces the appointment of Lyston E Skerritt to the post of Director in the recently reorganized Department of Community, Youth and Sports Services. Read the rest of this entry »

MATLHE Early Closure, Monday 27 May 2019

Kindly note that all Ministry of Agriculture, Trade, Lands, Housing and the Environment (MATLHE) offices will be closed from 12 noon on Monday, 27 May 2019. Read the rest of this entry »

D.O.E. benefits from The 6th Meeting of the Council of Ministers for Environmental Sustainability Meeting in Martinique, May 15 -17, 2019

The Minister of Agriculture Trade, Lands, Housing and the Environment, Honourable David Osborne and Director of Environment Miss Ernestine Corbett, attended the sixth meeting of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States’ (OECS) Council of Ministers for Environmental Sustainability also known as COMES 6, in Martinique from May 14th – 17th 2019. Read the rest of this entry »

Montserrat/ BITT mMoney Merchant Demo – May 29 9-10:30 am

Bitt Inc. is currently working on a pilot project which would provide the framework for a Digital Currency for the Eastern Caribbean Dollar. The Government of Montserrat recently signed a MOU with Bitt to create a digital payment ecosystem in Montserrat.

Calls are currently out to source persons on island to become mMoney merchants.  If you are interested in becoming a mMoney merchant and would like to get an understating as to how the system works we have setup an online demonstration.  This will take place at 9:00am to 10:30am on the 29th of May and you are required to register.

Here is the registration link
And here is the link to the demo (On the date and time)

Cadet Corps Sea Cadet Detachment Launch, Enrolment and Promotion Parade

The Montserrat Secondary School Cadet Corps hosted a special ceremony and parade on Saturday 18th May 2019, at 10:00am at Government Headquarters in Brades. The occasion marked the official formation of the first Sea Cadet Detachment, an enrolment parade for new recruits and end of year promotion for army cadets. Read the rest of this entry »

GPI Visits for Workshops and Public Administration Bill/Regulations Draft Support

The Government of Montserrat (GOM) continues to build the Human Resource Capacity of officers within the Public Service to deliver a high quality service . 
Last week, a three-member team from Government Partnerships International (GPI), formerly National School of Governance International (NSGI) visited Montserrat to continue the GOM’s thrust of developing a world-class public service. 

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Premier’s Port Development Product Launch Feature Address

Today, marks one of the first, breakthrough step towards the fulfillment of a twenty four-year old hope for Montserrat; a protected sea port here in the safe zone.  Yes, the first safe harbour in Montserrat’s history. Read the rest of this entry »