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Land of the ‘mystery’ cocoa
Rajiv Sookeo, office manager at the Montserrat Cocoa Farmers Co-operative, left, and farmer Jerome Pino, tend to cocoa beans being sun-dried in the cocoa house on San Antonio Estate.(7/6/2014 9:57:58 AM)
After Eruptions, Caribbean Island Seeks to Harness Volcanic Energy
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 recover, the island’s  Soufrière Hills volcano  burst into life, entering a cycle of eruptive activity that  continues to the ...(7/11/2014 11:25:21 AM)
Montserrat teen becomes youngest Caribbean entrepreneur and author
Fifteen-year-old Warren Cassell Jr is an internationally established entrepreneur, a successful investor and a published author of two books from Montserrat.(7/15/2014 11:28:04 AM)
'I was picked on at school for being too tall and nerdy': Woman goes from bullied bookworm to Naomi Campbell lookalike
Lystra Adams, 37, from Staffordshire, was constantly teased while at school in Montserrat for being taller than everyone else in her school and looking like a 'geek'.(7/3/2014 7:39:48 AM)
Woman teased at school for being 'too tall and nerdy' becomes Naomi Campbell lookalike
A WOMAN bullied at school for being "too tall and nerdy" is having the last laugh - after becoming a successful Naomi Campbell lookalike.(7/6/2014 12:15:25 PM)
Caribbean elections will be won or lost with social media
MONTSERRAT/UK - Two digital media strategists believe that how political parties use social media in the coming years will impact their chances at the polls come Election Day. Nerissa Golden of Goldenmedia and Ursula Barzey of Moxee Marketing say over the next 18 months more than 10 Caribbean countries and Overseas Territories will be heading to the polls to elect new governments, and not ...(7/10/2014 9:58:10 AM)
Glasgow 2014: How well do you know your Commonwealth Games flags?
PEOPLE of every creed and colour have descended on Glasgow to compete in their country's colours in the Commonwealth Games. But how well do you know your national flags? Can you tell your Belize from your Brunei? Take our quiz to find out.(7/25/2014 12:49:57 PM)
Sniffing out a partner at a London pheromone party
In a bar in trendy east London, dozens of people mill about, sniffing from plastic bags. These adventurous single men and women are at a "pheromone party", an alternative dating trend based on the idea that smell plays a key role in the choice of a sexual partner. "Smell as many bags as you like, have fun!" encourages the organiser, Judy Nadel.(7/24/2014 12:06:19 AM)
Mission: rescue bird
The Civil Defence was called by a group of people to help rescue a bird stuck in an air conditioner vent.(7/11/2014 6:20:47 AM)
Snapshot: Teresa McCue puts herself on display
Teresa McCue, of Portsmouth, has the enviable career of a full-time painter. McCue majored in art at Bridgewater State University, and continued studies at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Montserrat College of Art, and others.(7/12/2014 2:08:17 AM)
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