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  7/30/2014 || KIRANI JAMES WINS GOLD IN RECORD TIME5
Grenada’s Kirani James put on another outstanding performance to win 400m gold at the 2014 Commonwealth Games now taking place in Glasgow, Scotland. The 21-year-old Olympic gold medalist timed his race perfectly, easing into the second 200m and then kicking away from his nearest challenger to coa...Read More >>>
  7/30/2014 || MORE ACCOLADES FOR FELIX 1
Grenada has won its first ever international medal in the Decathlon event at the Commonwealth Games currently being held in Glasgow, Scotland; and only its second ever medal in the history of the games. Kurt Felix, who hails from the village of La Femme in St. David, and a former student of the S...Read More >>>
  7/29/2014 || FELIX WINS BRONZE FOR GRENADA3
Grenada's Kurt Felix has medaled at the Commonwealth Games currently taking place in Glasgow, Scotland. Felix placed third in the decalthon competition behind Canada’s Damian Warner who struck gold and England’s Ashley Bryant who took the silver. The winner of the 10-discipline event is determine...Read More >>>
  7/29/2014 || CRUISE SHIP SEASON CLOSES WITH A BANG1
Three thousand, nine hundred and seventy nine (3,979) passengers and crew members of the MSC Divina injected approximately $416,000 into Grenada’s economy on Friday, 25th July 2014. The 2012 luxury Italian cruise line berthed in Grenada for the second time since its inaugural visit on 28th May 2014....Read More >>>
  7/29/2014 || JAMES THROUGH TO COMMONWEALTH GAMES 400M FINALS 1
Olympic champion Kirani James and England's Martyn Rooney produced dominant displays in their respective semi-finals to reach the 400m final at the Commonwealth Games this evening. Rooney ran alongside his closest rivals for the first half of the opening semi-final, before cruising away in the se...Read More >>>
  7/26/2014 || GRENADA GETS US$10 MILLION IN LOW-COST FINANCING ...0
The Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved a US$10 million policy-based loan (PBL) to support the reform priorities of the government of Grenada. This is the first in a series of three US$10 million PBLs that have been proposed for Grenada. It will provide support...Read More >>>
  7/10/2014 || KIRANI JAMES LEADS 16-MEMBER GRENADA TEAM TO COMMO...2
Olympic 400 metres champion Kirani James will lead a Grenada contingent to the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland from July 23 to August 3. James is included in a 16-member team which will participate in three sporting disciplines—Athletics, Boxing and Swimming—announced by the Grenada ...Read More >>>
  7/10/2014 || GRENADA GOVERNMENT TO DELIVER ON FINAL BACK PAY2
Government will pay the last tranche of back pay to public servants at the end of this month. This announcement has come from Minister for Economic Development, Trade, Planning and Co-operatives, Hon. Oliver Joseph. The final tranche will bring the amount the Keith Mitchell Administration has ...Read More >>>
  7/10/2014 || COMMITTEE SETUP TO REVIEW APPLICATIONS FOR CHINESE...1
A committee has been established to review applications for the 353 Chinese Housing Units in Soubise and Mt. Rush. Minister for Economic Development, Trade, Planning and Co-operatives, Hon. Oliver Joseph, said the houses in Soubise will be distributed soon, while those at Mt. Rush will be distrib...Read More >>>
  7/7/2014 || GRENADA’S GOVERNOR GENERAL TO BE KNIGHTED 2
The public is hereby notified that the Governor-General, Her Excellency Dame Cecile La Grenade, GCMG, OBE, PH.D, will be out of the state from July 5 -22, 2014 during which period Dame La Grenade will have a private audience with Her Majesty The Queen on the July 9, 2014 and be knighted by Her Majes...Read More >>>
  7/7/2014 || WORLD BANK APPROVES US$15 MILLION FOR GRENADA6
On Monday, June 30, 2014, the World Bank approved a first disbursement of US$15 million to support Grenada’s Homegrown Programme. This approval comes on the heels of the IMF’s Board approval for Grenada late last week. Over the next two years, the World Bank will make two more disbursements as Gr...Read More >>>
  7/7/2014 || CARICOM HEADS APPROVE REGION'S FIRST EVER STRATEGI...1
CARICOM heads of government have approved the first ever strategic plan for the Caribbean Community. This announcement was made by chair of the conference Gaston Browne, prime minister of Antigua and Barbuda, during a closing press conference at the end of the 35th meeting of the conference on Frida...Read More >>>
  6/25/2014 || BRITISH NATIONAL CHARGED WITH MURDER IN GRENADA2
A British national has been charged with killing his wife in Grenada after her body was found buried in a shallow grave, police officials said Monday. The Royal Grenada Police Force said 32-year-old Alexander Clack was in custody on a charge of non-capital murder, meaning the death penalty cannot...Read More >>>
  6/23/2014 || GRENADA INVESTIGATES REPORTS OF CHIKUNGUNYA VIRUS0
The Ministry of Health has intensified its campaign against the eminent threat of Chikungunya as investigation continues into reports of the presence of the virus on the Sister Isle of Carriacou. In its latest (CHIKV) news update Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dr. George Mitchell said health officia...Read More >>>
  6/23/2014 || GRENADA EXPECTING $21.9 MILLION FIRST PAYMENT FROM...3
GRENADA is expecting to receive about 21.9 million US dollars by month-end as the first disbursement of funds from the International Monetary Fund under the structural adjustment programme. In all, the government is expecting to received about 100 million US dollars over the next year from variou...Read More >>>
  6/19/2014 || LIME TO HELP GRENADA GOVERNMENT ROLL OUT TABLETS-I...1
Telecommunications provider, LIME, has offered to help Government roll out its tablets-in-school programme likely to get underway in September. LIME made the offer during a meeting involving executives of the company and Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell on Tuesday. The programme, ultimately aim...Read More >>>
  6/19/2014 || NLA MAKES HISTORY FOR EARLY CARNIVAL PRIZE-HANDOVE...4
ST. GEORGE’S - FRIDAY, 13TH JUNE, 2014 – A highlight of the 2013 Carnival Season was the quick payment of competition prizes, including those involving the national steel-band competitions. The NLA created history on Friday, 13th June, 2014 by presenting cheques totalling EC$24,000.00 to eight (8) s...Read More >>>
  6/9/2014 || FINANCIAL SUPPORT TO GRENADA ABOUT TO FLOW, SAYS P...7
Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell has assured the nation that better days are coming because the international community has bought into Grenada’s Home Grown Program. He told a constituency forum recently that the government has been able to negotiate support to the tune of EC$300 million for the ...Read More >>>
  6/9/2014 || GOVERNMENT PROPOSING 15-YEAR DEVELOPMENT PLAN3
Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell ended a North American visit by announcing a proposal for the adoption of a 15-year “National Development Plan’’. Dr Mitchell said technical assistance with the proposed plan is being received from a “friendly government’’. “The plan has to be agreed to by the nati...Read More >>>
  6/1/2014 || HURRICANE SEASON BEGINS1
The 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season begins today Sunday June 1 with a warning that the there is no way of knowing what the true impact of the season will be. Dennis Feltgen of the National Hurricane Centre in Miami says notwithstanding predictions of a “slow” season “it takes only takes one storm ...Read More >>>
  5/30/2014 || ENHANCEMENT OF CARRIACOU'S HISTORICAL AND TOURISTS...0
One of Carriacou’s historical sites and tourist attractions is being enhanced. Cleaning operations is in progress at Ningo Well; one of the earliest wells built on the island and located in the village of Tibeau. This is being done with assistance from members of the Royal Grenada Police Force al...Read More >>>
  5/30/2014 || GRENADIANS TOLD TO PREPARE FOR HARDER TIMES8
Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell has told Grenadians that they should be prepared to undergo three years of tough sacrifices as the island implements an economic strategy with assistance from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Mitchell said Grenada continues to feel the effects of the diffic...Read More >>>
  5/22/2014 || PETER DAVID FORMALLY JOINS THE NNP9
Former foreign minister Peter David, who served more than ten years as general secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has now joined the ruling New National Party (NNP) of Grenada Prime Minister Keith Mitchell. David, who served in the NDC government after its 2008 general election ...Read More >>>
  5/22/2014 || MAREP & PURE GRENADA: ISLE OF SPICE TO BE SHOWCASE...2
Prime Minister Dr. the Rt. Hon. Keith Mitchell met with the Senior Representatives from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) on Tuesday, May 20th, to discuss what the Supervisory Mission referred to as the “beautiful machinery that is called MAREP” – describing Grenada’s once a...Read More >>>
  5/22/2014 || GRENADA WINS FIFTH SILVER-GLIT AT RHS CHELSEA FLOW...1
The Grenada-Suzanne Gaywood exhibit at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2014 named ‘Spice Isle’ (GPB/16) has won a coveted Silver-Gilt, to add to the ten Gold Medals awarded to the Caribbean island's garden and Suzanne Gaywood MBE and her team since 1998. Over the past 17 years Suzanne Gaywood's Gren...Read More >>>
  5/22/2014 || NEW GRENVILLE MARKET SQUARE DRAWING NEAR—BHOLA 1
“While I cannot give you an exact date, I can tell you that we are drawing close to seeing [the market] in full operation,” were the comments from Agriculture Minister Hon. Roland Bhola, as he responded to a vendor from St Andrew’s Southwest, during the Constituency Forum, at Gordon’s Bar in Munich,...Read More >>>
  5/13/2014 || MONA MONKEY POPULATION UNDER THREAT0
The Government of Grenada is concerned about the survival of the Mona Monkey based on research that has revealed that the monkey could soon be placed on the list of endangered species. “One of the reasons for the reduction is the fact that hunters continue to hunt them outside of the hunting seas...Read More >>>
  5/13/2014 || GRENADIAN MALE DROP-OUT RATE CAUSES CONCERN2
The Grenada government is concerned that more boys are dropping out of school. 

Education Minister Anthony Boatswain says while more male students are successfully transitioning to the secondary level, not enough are sitting CXC or are graduating from high. According to 
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  5/4/2014 || GRENADA AND MEXICO SIGN DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION AG...0
For the first time since 1981, Grenada and Mexico signed an overarching Agreement to guide bilateral development cooperation. The signing took place in the city of Merida within the margins of the Third CARICOM-Mexico and Sixth Association of Caribbean States summits. Foreign Ministers Steele...Read More >>>
 
  5/4/2014 || SANDALS LASOURCE GRENADA OFFICIALLY OPENS WITH MUC...1
A lavish ceremony marked the official opening of Sandals LaSource Grenada Resort & Spa on Monday, April 28, five months after the resort began receiving its first visitors in December 2013. Featuring 225 rooms, including 69 with butler service and several with private plunge pools, the resort is ...Read More >>>

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