| 5/19/2016 || GRENADA RECORDS SECOND CASE OF ZIKA VIRAL INFECTIO...||1|
|A second case of Zika viral infection has been confirmed by Grenadian health authorities the Ministry of Health disclosed on Wednesday.
The virus was discovered in samples sent to both St. George’s University and the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) late last week, although definite confir...Read More >>>|
| 5/12/2016 || STATEMENT BY PRIME MINISTER DR. KEITH MITCHELL ON ...||0|
| It is with a deep sense of sadness and nostalgia that I, and other cricket fans all over the world received the news that Tony Cozier, lifelong cricket commentator and analyst extraordinaire, has passed away.
As Prime Minister of Grenada and as Chair of the Cricket Committee under CARICOM, I ext...Read More >>>|
| 5/12/2016 || GRAND ETANG NOT FOR SALE, SAYS GRENADA GOVERNMENT||2|
|The Grenada government has again denied allegations that it intends to sell approximately 30 acres of the Grand Etang Forest Reserve to a Russian investor.
Health and Social Security Minister Nickolas Steele, speaking at the end of the weekly Cabinet meeting, said that the Keith Mitchell governme...Read More >>>|
| 5/5/2016 || GRENADA CONFIRMS ITS FIRST ZIKA CASE ||0|
|The Ministry of Health wishes to advise that Grenada has reported its first laboratory confirmed case of Zika infection.
A 27-year-old female non-Grenadian was diagnosed as the island's first person with the mosquito-related illness. The case was confirmed, Wednesday May 4 2016 at midday by the ...Read More >>>|
| 5/4/2016 || GRENADA PM WINS DEFAMATION SUIT AGAINST NEWSPAPER,...||0|
|Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell has welcomed a High Court ruling that ordered an attorney and a newspaper editor to pay EC$120,000 (EC$1=US$0.37 cents) to him over an article claiming that he was engaged in corrupt practices.
Mitchell said that while the wheels of justice “grinds very slowly”, h...Read More >>>|
| 5/3/2016 || CRUISE SHIP FROM MIAMI ARRIVES IN HAVANA ON HISTOR...||0|
|As passengers cheered, Carnival Corp.’s Fathom Adonia arrived at Havana harbor on Monday morning, officially reestablishing the U.S. cruise business in Cuba.
The voyage of the Adonia, with about 600 passengers aboard, was the first trip from Miami to Cuba in more than 50 years, and the importance...Read More >>>|
| 5/3/2016 || REPUBLIC MAKES OFFER TO BUY OUT GRENADA BANK ||2|
|Republic Financial Holdings Ltd is making an offer to buy out Republic Bank (Grenada) Ltd.
In a notice posted on the T&T Stock Exchange yesterday the banking group, which already has 51 per cent shareholding in that financial institution, announced that the offer document will be mailed out to sh...Read More >>>|
| 5/3/2016 || UN SECRETARY-GENERAL'S MESSAGE ON WORLD PRESS FREE...||0|
|Human rights, democratic societies and sustainable development depend on the free flow of information. And the right to information depends on press freedom. Each year, we observe World Press Freedom Day to emphasize these fundamental principles, to protect the independence of the media and to honou...Read More >>>|
| 4/18/2016 || FORMER MEMBER ALLEGES 'POOR POLITICS' BY GRENADA'S...||2|
|A former member of Grenada’s opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has severely criticised the party and its leader Nazim Burke, suggesting that the NDC could be headed for another defeat by the New National Party (NNP) when elections are called.
“The current perception, excluding ‘NDC Ph...Read More >>>|
| 4/13/2016 || DRONE USERS IN GRENADA NEED TO OBTAIN PERMISSION F...||0|
|The Grenada Government Tuesday warned drone users that they must first obtain permission from the police before allowing the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) into the air.
“Cabinet has decided that persons who wish to operate a UAV should apply to the police stating the reason,” Planning Minister Ol...Read More >>>|
| 4/13/2016 || LIAT CONFIRMS RESIGNATION OF CEO||0|
|Regional carrier, LIAT, Wednesday confirmed that Chief Executive Officer David Evans has resigned.
In a statement, LIAT said the Board of Directors accepted Evans’ resignation Wednesday.
The Director of Finance and ICT Julie Reifer-Jones, has been appointed to act as CEO.
The Board of dire...Read More >>>|
| 4/4/2016 || WEST INDIES WOMEN WIN FIRST-EVER GLOBAL TITLE||0|
|The West Indies Women won their first-ever global title with an impressive eight-wicket victory that denied the Australian Women a fourth successive ICC Women’s World T20 title.
Half-centuries from Elyse Villani and Meg Lanning lifted the Aussie Southern Stars to 148 for five, the team’s highest ...Read More >>>|
| 4/4/2016 || WINDIES MEN AND WOMEN COP T20 WORLD TITLES||2|
|Carlos Brathwaite calmly belted four astonishing sixes off the first four deliveries of the final over to catapult West Indies to extraordinary four-wicket victory over England as the Caribbean made history by sweeping both the men’s and women’s titles at the 2016 Twenty20 World Cup here yesterday.
...Read More >>>|
| 3/30/2016 || CXC ENGAGES STAKEHOLDERS IN GRENADA ||0|
|The Registrar of the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC), Glenroy Cumberbatch, accompanied by CXC’s webmaster, Ayo Pompey, visited Grenada during the week of March 21, 2016, as part of CXC’s Caribbean region tour.
The purpose of the visit was to conduct stakeholder meetings, to obtain feedback, ...Read More >>>|
| 3/30/2016 || UPGRADES IN STORE FOR THE GRENADIAN EDUCATION SEC...||1|
|The Education Sector will receive massive upgrades and technical assistance, thanks to a US$15 million loan and US$500, 000 in grant funding from the Caribbean Development Bank.
Hon. Anthony Boatswain, Minister for Education, said, “First it will include the expansion and rehabilitation of six of...Read More >>>|
| 3/25/2016 || NEW GRENADA CONSUL GENERAL TAKES OVER IN TORONTO||1|
|The newly appointed consul general for Grenada in Toronto, Derrick James, says he’s hopeful that more nationals from the Caribbean nation could obtain opportunities to be employed as part of Canada’s seasonal farm workers’ program.
James made the announcement last Friday in Toronto, in his first ...Read More >>>|
| 3/25/2016 || MYSTERY OF INFANT DEATHS IN GRENADA DEEPENS||0|
|Following a recent claim by the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Grenada that three young children had died at the General Hospital, reportedly from gastroenteritis, and a denial by the ministry of health, a local radio talk show host has since interviewed two of the families whose c...Read More >>>|
| 3/25/2016 || WINDIES BEAT SOUTH AFRICA, ENTER WORLD T20 SEMIS||0|
|The West Indies clinched a spot in the World Twenty20 semi-finals with a thrilling three-wicket win over South Africa at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur on Friday.
Darren Sammy's side successfully chased down a target of 123 with just two balls to spare for a third consecutive ...Read More >>>|
| 3/11/2016 || GOVERNMENT STUDYING PLANS AIMED AT BOOSTING COCOA ...||1|
|Government is reviewing the recommendations put forward by a consultancy company with regards to the way forward for its Cocoa and Nutmeg Association.
In 2012, a consultancy was launched to analyze the Spice Industry and uncover ways it can become more competitive.
Minister for Agriculture Hon...Read More >>>|
| 3/11/2016 || NEW PARTNERSHIP TO OFFER CUBA FLIGHTS AND TOURS FR...||1|
|BedyEasy-Sky, a merged tour operation and air transportation service between BEDY Travel in Grenada and Easy Sky, an airline with more than 36 years of experience in Honduras, plans to offer flights and tours to Cuba from a number of Caribbean countries.
Easy-Sky airline will be operating a fleet...Read More >>>|
| 3/11/2016 || GRENADA RESORT SEEKS INJUNCTION TO PREVENT GOVERNM...||1|
|On Friday, the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court will hear an application by MRI Ltd, the management company of The Grenadian by Rex Resorts, for judicial review and an interim injunction preventing the Grenada government from unilaterally revoking the company’s 99-year lease and taking control of the...Read More >>>|
| 2/29/2016 || GRENADA GOVERNMENT TO ASSIST WINDIES UNDER-19 STAR...||1|
|The Grenada government has announced its intention to assist West Indies under-19 cricket star Ryan John.
Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell disclosed the information to John during a meeting on Friday.
Economic Development Minister Oliver Joseph also attended the meeting with John, a resident ...Read More >>>|
| 2/25/2016 || GRENADA PARLIAMENT PASSES BANKRUPTCY AND INSOLVENC...||0|
|A bill which provides for the modernization of the law relating to bankruptcy and insolvency of individuals and companies has been passed in the House of Representatives.
The Bankruptcy and Insolvency Bill 2016, is based on the Canadian Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, which has been used as a mode...Read More >>>|
| 2/25/2016 || OUTBREAK OF CHICKEN POX AT ST. GEORGE’S ANGLICAN J...||1|
|Grenada health authorities Tuesday confirmed that an outbreak of Chicken Pox at a primary school has forced the closure of the school for at least one week.
“The Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development further advises that any and all siblings of students who attend the St George’s A...Read More >>>|
| 2/25/2016 || FOURTH INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND (IMF) REVIEW OF...||0|
|A delegation from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by Ms. Nicole LaFramboise, has commenced the fourth (4th) review of Grenada’s Homegrown Structural Programme and the 2016 Article IV Consultation.
The 4th review covers the period July – December 2015 and looks at the performance benchm...Read More >>>|
| 2/16/2016 || WEST INDIES STUN INDIA TO WIN ICC U19 CRICKET WORL...||0|
|West Indies rode on their fast-bowling arsenal to win the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup for the first time with a tense five-wicket victory over three-time winner India in the final in Mirpur on Sunday.
The pace trio of Alzarri Joseph, Ryan John and Chemar Holder shone on a spicy, moisture-laden...Read More >>>|
| 2/16/2016 || SUCCESSFUL MADE IN GRENADA EXPO||0|
|he Third Annual Made in Grenada Expo, spearheaded by the Ministry of Trade and Economic Development was successfully held at the Grenada National Stadium on Sunday, February 7, 2016, as part of the Independence Day Celebrations.
The Expo was the culmination of the Buy Local Week, which is part of...Read More >>>|
| 2/16/2016 || THREAT TO REGIONAL FINANCE SECTOR TO GET CARICOM H...||0|
|Ahead of Monday night’s opening of the CARICOM heads of government inter-sessional meeting in Belize, finance ministers deliberated in the morning on a regional response to a threat to the banking sector in member states.
The issue is the threat to correspondent banking relationships, or the poss...Read More >>>|
| 2/16/2016 || AMERICAN CHARGED WITH DEFRAUDING CARIBBEAN IMMIGRA...||0|
|The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) has disclosed that an American had been arrested and charged with defrauding Caribbean and other immigrants.
The DOJ said, Helaman Hansen, 63, was arrested after a US federal grand jury returned a 13-count indictment, charging him with conspiracy to c...Read More >>>|
| 2/7/2016 || HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY GRENADA!||0|
|The United States has congratulated Grenada as it celebrates its 42nd anniversary of political independence from Great Britain on Sunday, saying that the island’s focus on sustainable tourism development “allows visitors from across the globe to enjoy the pristine beaches and natural beauty of your ...Read More >>>|
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