| 10/28/2015 || PREPARATION ON TRACK FOR CARIFTA GAMES IN GRENADA||0|
|Track and field officials here say plans are progressing well for the staging of the 2016 Carifta Games in Grenada, the 45th edition of the annual regional championships.
About 500 athletes will compete from March 26 to 28 at the new Chinese-built national athletic stadium expected to be handed ...Read More >>>|
| 10/28/2015 || EC$ 12 MILLION TO LIGHT UP CRICKET STADIUM||3|
|The Government of Grenada has been guaranteed an EC$12 million loan from the Canadian Bank Note Company Ltd. to erect lighting fixtures at the National Cricket Stadium.
This long awaited news was disclosed by Minister for Culture, Senator Hon. Brenda Hood, at Wednesday’s Post Cabinet Briefing.
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| 10/28/2015 || GRENADA SEEKING SUPPORT FROM T&T IN A NUMBER OF AR...||0|
|Grenada has made an “impassioned plea” to the new Keith Rowley administration in Trinidad and Tobago for renewed negotiations with the state-owned Caribbean Airlines (CAL), especially as it relates to the cargo flights out of Grenada.
Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell met with his Trinidad and Tob...Read More >>>|
| 10/23/2015 || PRESSURE ON FLOW GRENADA TO BACK DOWN ON PRICE INC...||1|
|wo of Grenada’s leading trade unionists have expressed their total disgust and annoyance with the recent notification of a rise in price for Internet Broadband from Flow.
The president of Grenada Union of Teachers (GUT) Lydon Lewis and president of the Technical and Allied Workers Union (TAWU) Ch...Read More >>>|
| 10/18/2015 || CDB APPROVES US$10 MILLION POLICY-BASED LOAN TO GR...||1|
|The board of directors of the Caribbean Development Bank has approved the provision of a US$10 million loan to the government of Grenada, to support reforms to stabilize the economy and pave the way for sustainable growth.
This is the second of three policy-based loans (PBLs) that have been prop...Read More >>>|
| 9/30/2015 || BRITISH PRIME MINISTER TO VISIT GRENADA||5|
|Some major announcements are expected to be made regarding developmental programmes when the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, the Right Honourable David Cameron visits Grenada this week.
The visit is part of the UK’s re-engagement with the Caribbean, with Jamaica and Grenada being the launch...Read More >>>|
| 9/14/2015 || GRENADA TO EXAMINE LEGISLATION ON DIGITAL ELECTION...||2|
|Greanda's Parliamentary Elections Office says it proposing that changes be made to the legislation governing election canvassing to take into consideration the use of digital technology.
Supervisor of elections, Alex Phillip, has confirmed that the Parliamentary Elections Office has already consi...Read More >>>|
| 9/14/2015 || GRENADA TO HOST BENEFIT CONCERT FOR STORM-DAMAGED ...||2|
|The people of Dominica are to benefit from a major fund-raising concert scheduled for Saturday, November 7.
A special planning committee has been commissioned by Hon. Brenda Hood the minister responsible for Culture and the Performing Arts.
The committee is charged with the responsibility to p...Read More >>>|
| 9/14/2015 || CHINA TO HELP GRENADA WITH CLIMATE CHANGE||1|
|Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Thursday (September 10) that China will strengthen communication and coordination with Grenada on climate change.
China will also provide assistance to small islands nations including Grenada under the framework of South-South cooperation, Li said while meeting ...Read More >>>|
| 8/26/2015 || MINISTER OF SPORTS COMMENDS KIRANI JAMES AND TEAM ...||1|
|Minister of Youth Sport and Religious Affairs, Honorable Emmalin Pierre has sent her congratulations to Kirani James on his performance at the International Amateur Athletics Federation (IAAF) Word Championships.
James a native of Gouyave, St. John was unsuccessful in re-capturing the title he lo...Read More >>>|
| 8/26/2015 || BRONZE MEDAL FOR KIRANI JAMES||1|
|There was disappointment for the Caribbean Wednesday as Olympic champion Kirani James failed in his bid to win the men’s 400 metres, as South African Wayde Van Niekerk produced an upset to take gold at the IAAF World Championships.
Grenadian James, one of the heavy favourites to take his second W...Read More >>>|
| 8/25/2015 || MISSION ACCOMPLISHED||1|
|Grenadians for change is quite satisfied with the results of the group’s initial endeavors to get re-instatement of consular services for the Grenadians community and the appointment of an appropriate person as Consul General here in the New York Metropolitan area, From inception, the group embarked...Read More >>>|
| 8/20/2015 || JETBLUE ADDS THIRD WEEKLY FLIGHT TO GRENADA||1|
|JetBlue Airways, with direct flights from New York to Grenada on Thursdays and Sundays, will soon be offering an additional service, according to civil aviation minister, Yolande Bain-Horsford.
On Tuesday, the minister disclosed that the New York-based airline, which only started flying to Grenad...Read More >>>|
| 8/14/2015 || CULTURE MINISTER EXPRESSES THANKS FOR ANOTHER SAFE...||1|
|On behalf of the Ministry of Culture and my own behalf I take this opportunity to sincerely thank everyone for again hosting another safe and fun-filled Spicemas 2015, our largest cultural event. The Ministry is extremely grateful to everyone, particularly in helping to maintain the relatively peace...Read More >>>|
| 8/14/2015 || FLAG RAISED OVER US EMBASSY IN CUBA FOR FIRST TIME...||1|
|The Marine guard of the newly reopened US embassy in Cuba raised the flag over the building Friday for the first time in 54 years, marking the end of the countries' Cold War standoff.
US Secretary of State John Kerry gave the cue to raise the flag, which was handed to the new contingent by the th...Read More >>>|
| 8/11/2015 || CARIBBEAN AIRLINES TO END LONDON ROUTE||1|
|Caribbean Airlines (CAL) says it will be ending its three weekly flights to London early next year because it is not profitable.
In a statement, CAL said in addition to stop servicing the route in the first quarter of 2016, it would also be retiring the Boeing 767s from its fleet.
The London s...Read More >>>|
| 7/28/2015 || GRENADA LOWERS KICK 'EM JENNY ALERT LEVEL TO YELLO...||1|
|The Seismic Research Centre (SRC) at the University of the West Indies has reported that the activity levels at the Kick-‘em-Jenny submarine volcano just off the north coast of Grenada has reduced significantly over the weekend. No activity had been recorded since 6:00 pm on Saturday (July 25).
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| 7/28/2015 || REMINDER ON CHANGES MADE TO RETURNING NATIONALS PR...||3|
|The Ministry of Finance and Energy wishes to remind all concerned that, as part of the reforms under the Homegrown Programme, the concessions to Returning National were adjusted as of May 9, 2014.
In this regard, Returning Nationals are now eligible for:
50% concession on a vehicle. The vehicl...Read More >>>|
| 7/24/2015 || INCREASED ACTIVITY AT KICK 'EM JENNY POSES NO SIGN...||0|
|The Seismic Research Centre, University of the West Indies says that renewed activity at the Kick em’ Jenny under water Volcano just off Grenada represents no significant threat to the coastal regions of nearby islands.
As a consequence there is no need to move people away from coastlines.
Llo...Read More >>>|
| 7/24/2015 || KICK 'EM JENNY RUMBLING OFF GRENADA||0|
|Early Thursday morning, a strong continuous signal was observed on instruments monitoring the Kick ‘em Jenny submarine volcano 10 km (6 miles) off the coast of Grenada in the Caribbean Sea. The alert level has been elevated to Orange in response to the increased activity.
According to the Univers...Read More >>>|
| 7/16/2015 || DELTA TO INCREASE SCHEDULED FLIGHTS BETWEEN ATLANT...||3|
|Just one month after the launch of its new service between Atlanta and Grenada, Delta has indicated it will not only return the service in December, but also add two additional weekly flights during the peak holiday season.
Delta will resume its seasonal service from Atlanta to Grenada on Decemb...Read More >>>|
| 7/16/2015 || CANADA AGREES TO REVIEW VISA REQUIREMENT FOR GRENA...||1|
|The Canadian government has agreed to look into addressing the visa requirement for Grenadian citizens to enter Canada.
This was the highlight of a meeting between Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell and Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper, which took place on July 10 on the margins of the Toront...Read More >>>|
| 7/1/2015 || IMF APPROVES US$2.8 MILLION DISBURSEMENT TO GRENAD...||2|
|The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday announced that Grenada would receive US$2.8 million after the island successfully completed the second review of its economic performance under a three-year programme supported by the Extended Fund Facility.
The IMF said the disbursements bring to U...Read More >>>|
| 6/22/2015 || EASTERN CARIBBEAN CENTRAL BANK WITHDRAWS 1C AND 2C...||0|
|As of 1 July, the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) will no longer issue one cent and two cents coins to the commercial banks operating within the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU).
Although the coins will no longer be issued, they will remain legal tender up to 30 June 2020 and thus c...Read More >>>|
| 6/22/2015 || GRENADA TO BENEFIT FROM US$1.5 MILLION CHARITABLE ...||2|
|Grenada will be the beneficiary of a 1 million pounds (US$1.587 million) charitable aid package from the Vatican.
This was announced by Cardinal Renato Raffaele Martino, Grand Prior of the Constantinian Order and protodeacon of the Holy Roman Church, and inter-faith campaigner Sir Anthony Bailey,...Read More >>>|
| 6/22/2015 || GRENADA HOSTS THE FIRST CONFERENCE OF INTEGRITY CO...||1|
|Grenada has been selected as the host country for the first Conference of Integrity Commissions and Anti-Corruption Bodies in the Commonwealth.
Grenada’s Integrity Commission is playing host to the event from June 22 to 26, at the Grenadian by Rex Resorts.
The purpose of the Conference is to d...Read More >>>|
| 6/12/2015 || CARICOM SUMMIT TO ADDRESS CRITICAL ISSUES||2|
|Prime ministers from across the region will be taking several critical decisions on the implementation of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME), as well as a single position on several international negotiations when the heads of government conference is held in Barbados next month.
Minist...Read More >>>|
| 6/12/2015 || GRENADA MOVES TO TACKLE SEAWEED PROBLEMS ||6|
|Efforts are underway to clear the seaweed on the eastern side of the island, which is causing problems for residents.
The large pileup, generating a strong and unpleasant stench especially in Marquis and Soubise, has been declared an emergency by NADMA.
Stakeholders from NaDMA, the ministries ...Read More >>>|
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