| 3/5/2014 || GRENADA TEACHERS PROTEST FOR BACK-PAY TO CIVIL SER...||1|
|The Grenada Union of Teachers (GUT) Wednesday said it was pleased with the response of its members to the first wave of protest action to force the Keith Mitchell government to pay arrears to public servants.
“Today, we have seen good response to the call and we expect better tomorrow,” said GUT ...Read More >>>|
| 3/5/2014 || GRENADA USHERS IN NEW ERA OF OPEN GOVERNMENT ||1|
|A new era of open government was ushered in here on Tuesday after the country’s Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell became the first to declare his assets to the newly established Integrity Commission.
Prime Minister Mitchell walked into the Archibald Avenue office of the commission ten o clock sha...Read More >>>|
| 3/5/2014 || GRENADA MOVES TO CRACK DOWN ON FINANCIAL IRREGULAR...||1|
|Financial irregularities have been uncovered in the Grenada government school books programme and the administration now says it’s time for a revamp.
A government audit has reported that user fees collected from students have not been deposited into the treasury.
The audit report says in exces...Read More >>>|
| 3/2/2014 || GOVERNMENT UNABLE TO MEET ARREARS OWED TO PUBLIC S...||5|
|The Grenada Government says it will not be able to pay as schedule the EC$12 million (One EC dollar = US$0.37 cents) in retroactive payment to public servants.
A government statement said that while the process of preparation for payment is almost completed, the Keith Mitchell administration “is ...Read More >>>|
| 3/2/2014 || GRENADA GOVERNMENT LAUNCHES THE MULTIPURPOSE ID SY...||0|
|On February 4th, 2014, Grenada welcomed the launch of the Multi-Purpose Identification (MPID) System which is a joint initiative across the four Windward Islands.
The MPID System will facilitate the easy recognition of citizens from participating countries through the use of a unique identifier w...Read More >>>|
| 3/2/2014 || GRENADA’S OECS SUPREME COURT ARREARS DATE BACK TO ...||1|
|The Grenada Government has disclosed that monies the country owes to the OECS Supreme Court date back to three years ago.
The Keith Mitchell Administration, which has been in office for just a year, says, however, that it has begun the process of paying the outstanding amount.
Attorney General...Read More >>>|
| 2/26/2014 || GRENADA CHILD CARE PROVIDERS FOR EIGHT-WEEK COURSE...||0|
|Sixty-three of Grenada’s child care providers attached to the Roving Care Givers’ Programme, the Programme for Adolescent Mothers (PAM), the Grand Anse Playgroup (GAP) and the New IMANI Programme will benefit from an 8-week course in Conscious Discipline, beginning Tuesday, February 25, 2014.
Co...Read More >>>|
| 2/18/2014 || GRENADA LAUNCHES A NEW DESTINATION BRAND ||6|
|Grenada unveiled a new destination brand recently, in a significant move aimed at repositioning the country as a major tourist destination.
More than 100 invited guests from the island’s tourism, diplomatic, corporate, and media circles gathered to witness the unveiling of the island’s new brand ...Read More >>>|
| 2/13/2014 || ADDITIONAL WORK TO COMMENCE ON PHASE ONE OF CHINES...||0|
|The official commencement of the outside supporting works of the first phase of the Low Income Housing Project was celebrated between the Governments of the People’s Republic of China and Grenada at a sod-turning ceremony at Mt. Gay, St. George’s on Wednesday.
The ceremony, which signaled the sta...Read More >>>|
| 2/13/2014 || AUSTRALIA WITHDRAWS AID COMMITMENT TO GRENADA||4|
| Grenada has unfortunately become a victim of a foreign policy shift by the new government in Australia, which has begun withdrawal of aid commitments to the Caribbean, Latin America and Africa.
In a dramatic turn of events, Australia has announced that it will phase out all aid programmes to tho...Read More >>>|
| 2/10/2014 || GRENADA HOSTS MOBILE APP WORKSHOP ||0|
|A new initiative from BrightPath Foundation is taking a radical approach to Caribbean digital content creation. Called TechLink, the new project is already being described as a revolution in community-driven technology-driven education for the region.
On February 1, BrightPath Foundation, in coll...Read More >>>|
| 2/10/2014 || US SECRETARY OF STATE JOHN KERRY CONGRATULATES GRE...||4|
|On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Grenada, Carriacou, and Petite Martinique on the 40th anniversary of your independence on February 7.
The United States is proud of what our peoples and governments have achieved together through forty ...Read More >>>|
| 2/8/2014 || GRENADA CELEBRATES||0|
|Grenada celebrated its 40th anniversary of political independence from Britain on Friday with the traditional military parade and Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell acknowledged that despite some turbulent years, the island has emerged as a “stable democracy”.
Mitchell told Grenadians here and abro...Read More >>>|
| 2/8/2014 || GRENADA TO HONOR SIR ERIC GAIRY||0|
|Grenada, which is this year celebrating its 40th anniversary of political independence from Britain, will honor the work and vision of the island’s first prime minister, Sir Eric Gairy.
“In expression of gratitude for his life’s work and vision, Government has taken the decision to, among other r...Read More >>>|
| 2/6/2014 || PETITE MARTINIQUES CELEBRATES 40 YEARS OF GRENADA’...||0|
|Forty years of the tri-island state independence from Britain was celebrated on the 586 acres island of Petite Martinique.
Governor General Dame Dr. Cecile La Grenade; whose maternal grandparents originated from the island; joined with residents to celebrate such an important milestone in the nat...Read More >>>|
| 2/6/2014 || CARRIACOU CELEBRATES 40 YEARS OF GRENADA’S INDEPE...||0|
|Citizens of the tri-island state of Grenada are being urged to find more creative and innovative ways of surviving by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Legal Affairs, Labour, Local Government and Carriacou and Petite Martinique Affairs Hon. Elvin Nimrod.
Addressing people in attendance at th...Read More >>>|
| 2/4/2014 || BURKE IS NEW NDC LEADER||2|
|Nazim Burke, the former Grenada finance minister, has assumed leadership of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC).
He easily defeated former education minister Franka Bernardine during elections held at Sunday’s party convention.
Burke replaces former Prime Minister Tillman Th...Read More >>>|
| 2/4/2014 || CALL FOR DONATIONS TO HELP MOST VULNARABLE||1|
|IN THIS TIME OF CELEBRATION
LET’S NOT FORGET SOME OF OUR MOST VULNERABLE CITIZENS
Richmond Home was set up to welcome Grenada’s most vulnerable elderly when they cannot care for themselves anymore. Most of the residents are elderly people who have lost their independence and do not have family t...Read More >>>|
| 1/31/2014 || GRENADA, VENEZUELA TALK CO-OPERATION, ASSISTANCE ||0|
|Grenada’s Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell discussed bilateral relations, aid and assistance with Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro at the sidelines of a Caribbean and Latin American summit late Wednesday (January 29).
During the meeting, Maduro promised to look into assisting Grenada in a nu...Read More >>>|
| 1/31/2014 || MADE IN GRENADA EXPO ADDS TO INDEPENDENCE CELEBRAT...||0|
|This Year Grenadians will be treated to a unique Independence experience as the Ministry of Economic Development, Planning, Trade and Cooperatives in conjunction with Grenada Industrial Development Corporation, (GIDC) Private Sector representatives host the Made in Grenada Expo.
The two (2) day e...Read More >>>|
| 1/30/2014 || PRIME MINISTER MEETS WITH GRENADIAN STUDENTS IN HA...||0|
|ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, January 29, 2014 – GIS: Grenadian students in Cuba say they are pleased with the decision by Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell to visit them despite his packed schedule.
Prime Minister Mitchell made it his first order of business to visit the students on his first evening i...Read More >>>|
| 1/29/2014 || GRENADA ELECTRONIC DEFAMATION BILL NOW LAW, DESPIT...||4|
|Grenada quietly allowed a controversial electronic defamation bill to become law last October despite government promises of reform, the International Press Institute (IPI) has learned from local sources.
On Sept. 23, 2013, Prime Minister Keith Mitchell, responding to concerns that IPI and other ...Read More >>>|
| 1/29/2014 || IMF EXECUTIVE BOARD DISCUSSES EX POST ASSESSMENT O...||0|
|On January 13, 2014, the IMF Executive Board discussed the Ex Post Assessment (EPA) of Longer-Term Program Engagement in Grenada.
Since 2006, Grenada has had extensive engagement with the Fund, including an initial Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) arrangement that was approved in Apri...Read More >>>|
| 1/23/2014 || HEALTH OFFICIALS IN GRENADA TARGET ILLEGAL DUMPING...||0|
|Grenadian health officials have identified several areas throughout the island as illegal dumping "hot spots" and are moving swiftly to curb the problem which has far-reaching negative health and economic impacts.
A list with over 20 illegal dumping sites was presented to the Chief Medical Office...Read More >>>|
| 1/23/2014 || NO DECRIMINALISATION OF MARIJUANA IN GRENADA||0|
|The government of Grenada has reaffirmed its position on the decriminalisation of marijuana.
According to minister for education and human resource development, Anthony Boatswain, “Government’s position on this issue is very clear. The cultivation and use of marijuana in Grenada is illegal, and t...Read More >>>|
| 1/19/2014 || CANDIDATES JOCKEY FOR POSITIONS AHEAD OF OPPOSITIO...||0|
|Patrick Simmons, the former Grenada youth and sports minister, plans on contesting for a position on the executive of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) at the party's February 2 convention.
Simmons, who wants to be general secretary, made the announcement when he appeared on Sunda...Read More >>>|
| 1/19/2014 || CHAIR OF GRENADA'S OPPOSITION CALLS FOR HALT TO 'U...||2|
|The chair of Grenada’s opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) is calling for restraint from members and supporters unhappy with former party strategist, William Joseph, who quit the NDC with a blistering attack on deputy leader Nazim Burke.
“I appeal to all party members and others, to st...Read More >>>|
| 1/16/2014 || NEW INCOME TAX REGIME IN EFFECT ||2|
|The Ministry of Finance and Energy wishes to inform all employers and the general public that that the new Income Tax regime is in effect.
Pursuant to Income Tax (Amendment) Order SRO. 1of 2014:
“The amount of tax to be deducted from the chargeable income of a person shall be at the following ...Read More >>>|
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