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Sovereign Prince leads Carabinieri celebration

Sovereign Prince leads Carabinieri celebration

The traditional ceremony commemorating Saint Sebastian, Patron Saint of the Prince's Carabinieri, was held on Wednesday morning in the presence of HSH the Sovereign Prince. The Solemn Mass, conducted by Monsignor Dominique-Marie David, Archbishop of Monaco, was...

National Council President calls for clearer communication

National Council President calls for clearer communication

Stephane Valeri, President of the National Council, said on Monday, January 18, that it would be better if the Government would publish more details of the evolving coronavirus situation. “The National Council requests the establishment of more complete and...

Monaco resident Sir David Barclay dies, aged 86

Monaco resident Sir David Barclay dies, aged 86

Reclusive Monaco resident Sir David Barclay, twin brother of Sir Frederick Barclay, has died after a short illness, the Daily Telegraph reported overnight on Tuesday. His death had not been expected. The Barclays had owned the former Mirabeau Hotel in Monaco, which is...

Monaco Boost sees the light of day

Monaco Boost sees the light of day

On Wednesday January 6, Pierre Dartout, Minister of State, Stéphane Valeri, President of the National Council, and Jean Castellini, Minister of Finance and the Economy, visited the premises of the brand new State company: Monaco Boost. Monaco Boost is a business...

HSH Prince Albert II hopeful and optimistic in New Year’s address

HSH Prince Albert II hopeful and optimistic in New Year’s address

HSH Prince Albert II called for hope and optimism in his New Year's message, which was broadcast by the Prince's Palace at 19:00 on December 31. The sovereign began his message on a positive note, saying that "The year 2020 is coming to an end," and wasted no time in...

Vaccinations start immediately – letters sent

Vaccinations start immediately – letters sent

The Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines have arrived in Monaco and the first inoculations will take place on Thursday, December 31, in old peoples’ homes, the Government said on Wednesday. Two doses will be given 21 days apart. From the very first days of January, people over 75...

Pfizer Vaccines to arrive in MC imminently

Pfizer Vaccines to arrive in MC imminently

On Tuesday, December 29, Monaco's Minister of State Pierre Dartout accompanied HSH Prince Albert in a visit to the Espace Léo-Ferré. The Fontvielle facility had been adapted into a coronavirus PCR testing centre earlier in 2020, and has now undergone another...

Cantinetta Antinori one of restaurants closed

Cantinetta Antinori one of restaurants closed

Following a series of checks on coronavirus restrictions in Monaco restaurants last week, Cantinetta Antinori has been named as one of five establishments subject to temporary closure. It is expected to reopen at some time during the coming week. The Beef Bar, le Huit...

Palais de la Plage: Same name, different building

Palais de la Plage: Same name, different building

It’s taken five years since the knocking down of the old Palais de la Plage building at 37 ave. Princesse Grace. Developers JB Pastor & Fils delivered the new 15-storey building on Wednesday, December 23, in its new incarnation. It comprises 12 luxury apartments,...

Sporting activities resume, longer lunches on December 25 and January 1

Sporting activities resume, longer lunches on December 25 and January 1

Minister of State Pierre Dartout has added details to the announcement by HSH Prince Albert on Thursday concerning the continuation of a curfew until January 15 and arrangements in place on December 24, 25 and 31. While there will be on extension to restaurant opening...

Curfew prolonged, special rules for December 24 and New Year’s Eve

Curfew prolonged, special rules for December 24 and New Year’s Eve

HSH Prince Albert announced on Thursday evening that the current coronavirus regulations and restrictions will stay in place at least until January 15. He said that the residents of the Principality must continue to be vigilant in the face of the health crisis in...

HSH Princess Gabriella baptises patrol boat with her name

HSH Princess Gabriella baptises patrol boat with her name

On Wednesday, December 16, the Sovereign Prince and Princess Charlene, accompanied by their children, HSH Hereditary Prince Jacques and HSH Princess Gabriella, attended the blessing by Archbishop David of the new star of the Maritime and Airport Police Division, the...

Country Club opens its doors again

Country Club opens its doors again

Following the relaxation of lockdown rules in France, the Monte-Carlo Country Club has reopened its doors again for some, but not all, of its activities. The tennis courts will be available from 08:00 until 21:00 on weekdays and from 08:00 until 20:30 at weekends....

Government orders more checks on wearing of masks

Government orders more checks on wearing of masks

The Monaco Government issued a press statement on Thursday evening confirming that a recourse to a lockdown in the Principality is a step that the authorities are “keen to avoid at all costs.” However, there is a concern that the wearing of masks in public is not...

Taylor lawyers appeal to UN bodies over Interpol warrant

Taylor lawyers appeal to UN bodies over Interpol warrant

Counsel to Jonathan Taylor, Toby Cadman of Guernica 37 International Justice Chambers, has called on the international community to act immediately to prevent the imminent extradition of a whistle-blower who disclosed bribery and corrupt practices in the oil and gas...

Monaco goes on Swiss red list

Monaco goes on Swiss red list

Switzerland has placed Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur and Monaco on its red list, with a 10-day quarantine in place for travellers. However, the French region and the Principality are not alone. Germany’s Thuringia, Salzburg and the Italian regions of Emilia-Romagna and...

Emanuele Lauro elected as Chamber president

Emanuele Lauro elected as Chamber president

Emanuele Lauro, chairman of Scorpio Bulkers and Scorpio Tankers, is the new president of the Monaco Chamber of Shipping. “Our professional association is now in its fourteenth year of existence and continues its action to promote Monaco as a major centre for...

Monaco records 25 new cases of coronavirus

Monaco records 25 new cases of coronavirus

Twenty-five residents tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday, January 21. Eight residents were reported to have fully recovered in the preceding 24-hour period. Of 23 residents currently being treated for coronavirus at Princess Grace Hospital, four are in...

In a series of short video interviews, the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation is inviting personalities and scientists to open the window on post-pandemic environmental perspectives. 

COVID19 Monaco Special Coverage

Coverage of the Corona Virus (covid19) in the Principality of Monaco with updated numbers, news and resources. The "Strong Together" images are courtesy of Monaco Info Instagram account, the photos are taken by Manuel Vitali.

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