Movement for Change and Prosperity wins Montserrat election


The main opposition Movement for Change and Prosperity (MCAP) has won Monday’s general election in Montserrat.

According to preliminary results issued early Tuesday, outgoing premier, Donaldson Romeo, who was ousted as leader of  the People’s Democratic Movement (PDM), was the only successful independent candidate in the election.

The MCAP, which is led by former agriculture minister Easton Taylor-Farrell, won five of  the nine seats in the Legislative Assembly, while the PDM, headed by Paul Lewis, won three seats.