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Friday, March 29, 2013

Silver Hills of Montserrat: A Free Por t Area

of silver on Montserrat, our future not only looks good and arrangement with an experienced group of investors who will make it shine. Silver Hills can earn for Montserrat $150 million There is no doubt in my mind that there is Silver in the golden; it is good and golden! Unfortunately, that potential glitter and gold was not rea year in revenue for the next 100 years. Hill; or else they would not have called it Silver Hills. And fl ected in the budget. The budget clearly showed that Montserrat Each week editor Bennette Roach and I tirelessly and where there is silver, there could be gold. Since we have hills is not self-reliant. We generate vociferously brainstorm to arrive at sustainable pathways for less than thirty percent of the Montserrat. And after the Budget speech, we were at it again. money we require to sustain We recognize that Montserrat has been a ‘let down’ after our needs and wants for 2013; seventeen years of British Government support. Our island and therefore we rely on aid. neighbours envied us and expected that we should have reached This is unacceptable, it cannot further with British support; but Montserrat failed. And that is continue. so embarrassingly true, with almost $2 billion dollars of British We must find the solu- Aid, Montserrat should have been closer to self-reliance and tion for Montserrat to become sustainability. more self-reliant. We must Just a minute! This article is not about the Budget; neither find the way to make Silver is it a blame game on politicians past or present. It is about an Hills shine and become the idea whose time has come; and it is the responsibility of the The two former Delta Pe- Compensation to he paid within trary to section 210 (b) of the vehicle for self-reliance. This Montserrat Reporter and company to inform and to stimulate. troleum Ltd.employees Yolanda two years or at such sooner time Penal Code Cap. 402: is the task therefore for the Bennette and I agreed that the pathway to a sustainable Royer and DaunelleHusseywho as the property registered as 1. To pay compensation to Premier and the rest of us. future for Montserrat is the creation of a Freeport on Montsereventually pleaded guilty to theft Block 13/11 Parcel 73 is sold. Delta Petroleum Montserrat Ltd. We must not wait another rat. We both considered and agreed that Silver Hills and all and money laundering, received 2. Enter into a Recogni- in the sum of EC$58,876.90, to year. We must tackle that task its environs must be acquired and turned into a Freeport. We sentences on March 14, 2013 zance with two Sureties in the be paid within five years. now. We must use what we believe that it is not only to acquire the Silver Hills, but it must ranging from restitution, sus- sum of EC$50,000.00 to keep 2.Enter into a Recognizance have to get what we need! We be turned over to the investors who have the wherewithal to pended sentences, and fines. the peace for a period of two with two Sureties in the sum of may have to give up the Silver transform those hills into an enviable revenue making venture The two were initially ar- years, until such recognizance is EC$25,000.00 to keep the peace Hills and some of Blake’s for Montserrat. rested in November, 2011faced entered into shall be imprisoned for a period of two years, until Estate. Our future is indeed golden! We simply have to look at 69 counts of theft totaling for a period not exceeding one such recognizance is entered into Turn Silver Hills into a the successes and failures of our past and then make choices. $150,605.55, in respect of year. shall be imprisoned for a period FREE PORT area! The Brit- First, let us consider the Beachettes Estate Development. Royer, while Hussey was charged 3. P a y a f i n e o f not exceeding one year. ish Government must acquire That development provided an enviable economic support for with 42 counts of theft totaling EC$50,000.00 to be paid within 3 . P a y a f i n e o f the Silver Hills now; and then Montserrat. Out of the Beachettes Development we got the $88,692.99. They were jointly thirty six months in default six EC$25,000.00 to he paid within enter into a fifty year lease cont’d. on page 3 charged with forgery, uttering months imprisonment. forty-eight(48) months in default forged documents, obtaining 4. Sentence to two years six months imprisonment. MONTSERRAT property by deception and con- imprisonment. Sentence not to 4. Sentence to one year spiracy to defraud Delta Petro- take effect unless within a period imprisonment. Sentence not to THE REGISTERED LAND ACT (CAP. 8.01) leum Ltd. When they appeared of two years you commit any of- take effect unless within a period BLOCK PARCEL in court for their hearing, they fence within Montserrat which is of two years you commit any of- REGISTRATION SECTION both pleaded guilty to theft, punishable by imprisonment. fence within Montserrat which is Salem 11/02 014 and money laundering, while the On Count five: Money Laun- punishable by imprisonment. NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR PRESCRIPTIVE TITLE prosecution offered no evidence dering: contrary to section 33 (1) On Count five: Money Launin respect of other charges. (a) of the Proceeds of Crime Act dering: contrary to section 33 (1) th J u s t i c e T h o m a s Cap 404. (a) of the Proceeds of Crime Act TAKE NOTICE that an Application was filed on the 8 day of February 2013 by David Brandt, Attorney-at-Law of Brandt and Associates, Brades, Montserrat, on behalf of W.R.Astaphan on March 14, 5. Sentence to ten days Cap 404. LAURETTA JOSEPH, the Applicant herein for a Prescriptive Title for the abovesentenced the two as follows: imprisonment. Time on remand Sentence to ten days imprismentioned parcel of land by virtue of section 135 of the Registered Land Act, (Cap. Yolanda Royer: to be deducted. onment. Time on remand to be 8.01). On Count One: Theft con6. Fine of EC$100.00. deducted.Fine of EC$100.00.All trary to section 210 (b) of the 7. All sentences to run sentences to run concurrently. TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that if you object to the granting of the application you Penal Code Cap. 402: concurrently. Crown Counsel Oris Sulmust within six (6) weeks of the First Publication of this notice in the newspaper lodge 1. To pay compensation to As it relates to Hussey,the livan, while Attorneys Tianan objection setting out the grounds of your objection. Delta Petroleum Montserrat Ltd. judge ordered as follows: naBehanzin and Marcelle Watts in the sum of EC$116,035.80. On Count Two - Theft con- appeared for the defense. TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that if you fail to make any objection to the said application, the Registrar of Lands may proceed to grant the application for Prescriptive Title without IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE OF MONTSERRAT further notice.

by Man from Baker Hill

Delta duo gets suspended prison sentences, restitution and fines

PROBATE DIVISION In the Estate of JAMES JOSEPH CURRY JR., deceased NOTICE is hereby given that an application will be filed at the Probate Division of the High Court of Justice of Montserrat for a grant of letters of administration of the Estate of JAMES JOSEPH CURRY JR., deceased, late of 17310 Rustington Drive, Harris, Texas 77379, United States of America, who died on the 21st February 2012, to be issued to JEAN E H KELSICK the lawful attorney of RICHARD CURRY of 0N426 Sunset Avenue, West Chicago, Illinois, 60185, United States of America, the son of the said deceased. ANY person claiming to be beneficially interested in the Estate is requested to send written particulars to Kelsick & Kelsick, attorneys-at-law, P.O. Box 185, Bladen House, Brades, Montserrat, within 14 days from the date of the publication this Notice. ANY person objecting to the issuance of the grant should notify the Registrar of the High Court of Justice not later than 14 days from the date of the publication of this Notice. Dated this 5th day of March 2013. Kelsick & Kelsick Attorneys-at-Law

The said Application may be inspected by any interested party at the Land Registry from Monday to Friday between the hours of 8:00am – 4.00 pm. SCHEDULE ALL THAT piece or parcel of land registered as Block 11/02 Parcel 014 in the Salem Registration Section in Montserrat and butted and bounded as follows: On the East by the access road; On the South by Block 11/02 Parcel 127 owned by Lionel Martin; On the North East by Block 11/02 Parcel 013 owned by Stedroy Brade; On the West by Block 11/02 Parcel 174 owned by Paulette Ponde Wilson, Clifton Pond, Janice Ponde and Eunice Pond; and On the West by Block 11/02 Parcel 175 owned by Leonard Greenaway. Dated the 19th day of March 2013. Sgd. Jamiel M. Greenaway REGISTRAR OF LANDS

The Montserrat Reporter- March 29 2013  
The Montserrat Reporter- March 29 2013  

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