| 8/26/2016 || USCIS PROPOSES RULE TO WELCOME INTERNATIONAL ENTRE...||0|
|WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is proposing a new rule, which would allow certain international entrepreneurs to be considered for parole (temporary permission to be in the United States) so that they may start or scale their businesses here in the United States.
Rea...Read More >>>|
| 8/23/2016 || REFLECTIONS ON RIO||0|
|Well, the 2016 Summer Olympic Games have come and gone, and despite the alarmist predictions (The stadiums will not be finished in time! Everyone will get Zika! Rio is a mess and unsanitary!) the premier sporting event seems to have been successful from all accounts. The thousands of athletes from a...Read More >>>|
| 8/16/2016 || GRENADA'S NEW ATHLETIC STADIUM TO BE NAMED AFTER K...||1|
|Grenada’s newly built athletic stadium is to be renamed after Kirani James, the sensational quarter-miler responsible for the country’s two Olympic medals.
The Grenada government announced on Tuesday that it has “started the process” to name the US$40 million Chinese-funded facility in honour of ...Read More >>>|
| 8/16/2016 || GRENADA OPPOSITION CALLS FOR HARSHER PUNISHMENT FO...||1|
|A group of opposition leaders in Grenada have called for harsher sentences to be imposed by the courts for severe crimes like rape and murder.
Leader of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Senator Nazim Burke, said, "The NDC leadership is very confused about the punishment for rape...Read More >>>|
| 8/15/2016 || PRIME MINISTER CONGRATULATES GRENADIAN OLYMPIC 400...||1|
|Prime Minister Dr. the Rt Honourable Keith Mitchell has described the success of Kirani James and Bralon Taplin in reaching the finals of the Olympics 400m as one of the proudest moments in the history of Grenadian life.
Prime Minister Mitchell, who is attending several engagements in Trinidad th...Read More >>>|
| 8/15/2016 || KIRANI JAMES EARNS SILVER FOR GRENADA||0|
|Grenad's Kirani James ran a brilliant race but was unable to defend his 400m Olympic title, finishing second in the finals at the Olympic Games underway in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
He had won the gold medal for the Caribbean island back in the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
But, despite finishi...Read More >>>|
| 8/15/2016 || GRENADA BECOMES EMBROILED IN CARIBBEAN KNIGHTHOODS...||1|
|Following allegations that British public relations consultant Anthony Bailey used promises of donations and unofficial honours to obtain a knighthood in Antigua and Barbuda, accusations have now surfaced that he also obtained a knighthood from Grenada in similar circumstances.
According to an ar...Read More >>>|
| 8/15/2016 || GRENADA EMBARKS ON 2-DAY NATIONAL CLEAN UP CAMPAIG...||1|
|Grenada which has recorded 58 confirmed cases of the mosquito-borne Zika virus, is staging a two day national clean-up campaign as health authorities move to reduce the number of illnesses associated with the Aedes aegypti mosquito.
The Ministry of Health said that while there were 352 suspected ...Read More >>>|
| 8/15/2016 || GRENADA'S HEALTH MINISTRY DISTRIBUTES INSECT REPEL...||0|
|Pregnant women in their first trimester (The first trimester begins on the first day of your last period and lasts until the end of week 12), have received Odomos mosquito/insect repellent cream and treated mosquito bed nets from the Ministry of Health.
More than 400 tubes of repellents and a tot...Read More >>>|
| 8/11/2016 || PRIME MINISTER COMMENDS RGPF AND NATION FOR SAFE C...||0|
|The Prime Minister and Minister of National Security, Dr. the Right Honourable Keith Mitchell, commends the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Winston James, and the Royal Grenada Police Force for their concerted effort in maintaining the stability and order of the Nation during the 2016 carnival season.
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| 8/2/2016 || WORLD BANK LAUNCHES RECRUITMENT DRIVE FOR CARIBBEA...||1|
|The World Bank Group is launching a recruitment drive aimed at increasing the number of Caribbean professionals in its work force.
“This commitment to hire Caribbean nationals reflects the Bank Group’s senior leadership commitment for a diverse workforce in which Caribbean nationals can play a ke...Read More >>>|
| 8/1/2016 || CDB APPROVES GRANT TO SUPPORT ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAI...||0|
|The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved a grant to the Grenada Development Bank (GDB), for the creation of an environmental management system (EMS) to better help the organisation manage environmental and social risks.
GDB invests in sectors and companies that support and nurture micro ...Read More >>>|
| 7/29/2016 || REGION'S TOP JUNIOR CRICKETERS ON DISPLAY IN GRENA...||1|
|Former West Indies leg-spinner Rawl Lewis says the WICB Regional Under-15 tournament, which started in Grenada on Wednesday, provides a platform to uncover the “depth of talent that exists in the region”.
Lewis, now WICB project officer for junior cricket, says the tournament also gives officials...Read More >>>|
| 7/29/2016 || GRENADA'S HEALTH MINISTRY RESPONDS TO REPORTS OF G...||1|
|Grenadian health officials are stepping up its response to effectively manage and control what appears to be an increase in the number of gastroenteritis (gastro/stomach flu) in some parts of the island.
On Wednesday, local health authorities issued an advisory, which indicated that there was an ...Read More >>>|
| 7/26/2016 || WAGE INCREASE IN NEXT PAY CHEQUE FOR PUBLIC OFFICE...||3|
|Public officers in Grenada will see an increase in their wages reflected in their next pay cheque.
This is because adjustments to salaries for persons entitled to increments come into effect from the end of this month.
Agreement came during a recent meeting with Senior Officials of the Ministr...Read More >>>|
| 7/26/2016 || REVELLERS CALLED ON TO EXERCISE RESTRAINT DURING G...||0|
|As the 2016 Carnival season gets into gear, the Ministry with responsibility for Culture wishes to remind Band Leaders, Masqueraders and all Radio Announcers and DJs to exercise restraint, even as we prepare to enjoy this important, highly anticipated cultural festival.
The Ministry urges all to ...Read More >>>|
| 7/25/2016 || JETBLUE LAUNCHES MINT PREMIUM SERVICE TO GRENADA||3|
|JetBlue will offer its successful Mint premium service to Grenada starting in January 2017. JetBlue is a top airline in the Caribbean and Grenada will become the fifth Mint market in the region. Mint flights are now on sale and will operate seasonally on Saturdays between New York’s John F. Kennedy ...Read More >>>|
| 7/21/2016 || ON THE MOVE: GRENADIANS MAKING THEIR MARK||1|
|At home and abroad, natives of the Spice Isle are finding success in their chosen fields. This week we profile a Grenadian who is providing excellent service in the legal industry: Dr. Natasha Bhola.
G.C.: Where in Grenada are you from?
Dr. Natasha Bhola: I was born in St. George and lived the f...Read More >>>|
| 7/14/2016 || OAS WANTS URGENT SOLUTION TO INEQUALITIES IN THE C...||1|
|The Organization of American States (OAS) has called for urgent solutions to inequalities in the Caribbean.
In search of solutions, the OAS said during the third meeting of Ministers and High Authorities of Social Development which started here on Wednesday, the focus is reflected in the theme, “...Read More >>>|
| 7/14/2016 || NEW YORK TO PAY U.S. CITIZENSHIP APPLICATION FEE F...||0|
|New York state will cover the application fee for U.S. citizenship for an estimated 2,000 low-income immigrants, with winners to be selected by a lottery, state officials announced Wednesday.
The drawing is an effort to help those immigrants who cannot easily afford the existing $680 fee for appl...Read More >>>|
| 7/12/2016 || GRENADA TO HOST REGION’S BEST JUNIOR CRICKETERS||0|
|Defending champions Guyana are expected to face a rigorous challenge from ever-competitive hosts Windward Islands at Progress Park, when the Regional Under-15 Tournament opens on Wednesday, July 27 in Grenada.
The Guyanese captured the title last year on home soil by topping the points table, fol...Read More >>>|
| 7/12/2016 || ZIKA SUSPECTED IN DEATH OF PATIENT IN GRENADA||2|
|Grenada says it is yet to determine whether one of two people who was being treated for Guillain-Barré syndrome died as a result of complications related to the mosquito-born Zika virus.
Health Minister Nicolas Steele confirmed the death of the patient at the General Hospital in the capital, but ...Read More >>>|
| 7/7/2016 || NO CHANGE IN GOVERNMENT'S POLICY ||1|
|There is no change in government’s policy towards the school books programme.
During the weekly Post-Cabinet News Briefing, Minister of State in the Ministry of Education, Simon Steill said based on an ongoing audit in primary and secondary schools, they do not envisage a shortage of books for th...Read More >>>|
| 7/1/2016 || ECCB WANTS EXPLANATION FROM COMMERCIAL BANKS ||1|
| In light of customer’s complaints about an increase in bank charges, the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank is calling on the bankers association of all ECCU states to educate and inform the customers.
Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank Timothy Antoine addressed the issue at a press co...Read More >>>|
| 7/1/2016 || GOVERNMENT NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR NEW BANKING FEES ||0|
|The Grenada government says it’s not responsible for the new fees being introduced to customers by local banks.
Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Finance Mike Sylvester was clearing the air on Tuesday June 28 amid growing concerns from customers about new banking fees.
One bank has introd...Read More >>>|
| 6/30/2016 || NATIONAL ADDRESS BY PRIME MINISTER DR. THE RT. HON...||0|
|Ladies and gentlemen, brothers and sisters…All,
As we enter into the fourth year of this term, we are pleased to report that we have kept faith in your overwhelming mandate as we continue to build a society that has greater opportunities for all.
Tonight, I can report that the economy contin...Read More >>>|
| 6/30/2016 || GRENADA PM RESHUFFLES CABINET||0|
|In a national address on Tuesday, Grenada’s prime minister, Dr Keith Mitchell, announced a number of changes in Cabinet responsibilities, in accordance with what he described as a commitment given in 2013 continually to adjust ministerial positions to improve efficiency and to give members different...Read More >>>|
| 6/28/2016 || FLOW GRENADA TO SEND HOME WORKERS||0|
|The Grenada Technical and Allied Workers Union (TAWU) says several workers at the telecommunications company, FLOW Grenada, will be sent home as a result of its merger with the British telecommunications giant, LIME.
“I can confirm that we have received correspondence from FLOW stating its intent...Read More >>>|
| 6/28/2016 || CDB LAUNCHES US$15 MILLION EDUCATION PROJECT IN GR...||0|
|At the J.W. Fletcher Catholic Secondary School in Grenada, 217 boys and girls have been making do with inadequate space. Teachers and students work together creatively to make the best of the eight classrooms, spread across two blocks. But this arrangement is not suitable for optimal outcomes in the...Read More >>>|
| 6/22/2016 || GRENADA PARLIAMENT VOTES FOR CCJ||0|
|The Grenada Parliament yesterday approved legislation for the island to replace the London-based privy Council with the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice as its final court.
However, before Grenada could join Barbados, Dominica, Belize and Guyana that have already made the CCJ their final...Read More >>>|
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