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MONTSERRAT ARTS COUNCIL (MAC) ADVOCATES FOR MEN AGAINST CANCER (MAC)

The Montserrat Arts Council, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health & Social Services, invites the public to rally against cancer for the month of November. Men Against Cancer (MAC) is the brainchild of Director of the Arts Council, Mr. Kenneth Silcott. Although the premise is overall men’s health and well-being, the main focus is …

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CALL FOR COMMENTS ON THE ENVIRONMENTAL & SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT FOR THE PROPOSED MONTSERRAT PORT DEVELOPMENT PROJECT

Members of the public are invited to comment on the Draft Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for the Montserrat Port Development Project in Little Bay. The ESIA has been received by the Ministry of Communication, Works, Energy and Labour for review.   The ESIA is in line with the Fourth Schedule of Montserrat’s Physical Planning …

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ENERGY UNIT OFFERING SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC TRAINING & CERTIFICATION

The Montserrat Energy Unit, in collaboration with the OECS Secretariat, the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), the European Union (EU) and UKAID, is seeking to train and certify persons in the installation of Solar Photovoltaic. The objective of this initiative is to  build capacity among PV-Installers and for Electrical Inspectors. Particularly to develop competencies for “Technical …

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Premier Farrell Launches the Montserrat Tourism Stakeholders Advisory Council During Tourism Town Hall Meeting

Premier and Minister responsible for Tourism, Hon. Joseph E. Farrell officially commissioned a 14-member ‘Montserrat Tourism Stakeholders Advisory Council’ to serve as a think-tank, and in an advisory capacity on matters of global tourism marketing and product trends which would inform tourism policy and strategy for the island. The council was officially announced during a …

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Virtual Consultation On Montserrat’s Blue Economy To Be Held Tonight- Wednesday Nov 11, 2020

A virtual consultation aimed at assessing Montserrat’s readiness to launch business focused around the ocean is slated for tonight at 7PM. The consultation will be held via zoom. A new wave of economic thought referred to as the ‘Blue Economy’ has recently emerged from the kaleidoscope ofcoloured economies (green, brown, black, orange). This approach encourages …

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PREMIER FARRELL CONGRATULATES PRIME MINISTER DR. GONSALVES AND THE ULP ON RETURN TO OFFICE

Montserrat’s Premier, Honourable Joseph E. Farrell, has congratulated St. Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister, Dr. The Honourable Ralph E. Gonsalves and the Unity Labour Party (ULP) on their re-election, for an unprecedented fifth term. In a Diplomatic Note to the Prime Minister, issued today November  6,  Premier Farrell said, “The results attest to the …

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CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS EXEMPTED FROM CUSTOMS DUTIES & TAX

The Government of Montserrat, through a Cabinet decision, has waived the customs duties and consumption tax for Christmas decorations imported from November 1 to December 24, 2020. This directive means that items such as LED electrical Christmas lights; low energy laser decorative spot lights; solar powered Christmas lights; Christmas trees; and Christmas decorations, which arrive …

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COVID-19 REGULATIONS UPDATED: QUARANTINE FACILITIES INTRODUCED & ‘ALLOWED TO ENTER’ GROUPS EXPANDED

The Government of Montserrat has introduced regulations which will allow for the designation of quarantine facilities, and has also expanded the categories of persons allowed to enter Montserrat.   As of 5:00a.m. Monday November 2nd, the Public Health (COVID19 Suppression) (No.6) Order S.R.O. 80 of 2020 took effect with the aforementioned regulations, as the main changes. …

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