| 7/29/2016 || REGION'S TOP JUNIOR CRICKETERS ON DISPLAY IN GRENA...||0|
|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...||0|
|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...||2|
|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||0|
|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 >>>|
| 6/20/2016 || AN EXPERIMENTAL ZIKA VACCINE WILL BE TESTED ON HUM...||0|
|For the first time, researchers will be allowed to test an experimental Zika vaccine on humans. The Food and Drug Administration has approved a clinical trial that will determine if a Zika vaccine is safe to use on healthy humans, STAT reports. If the trial is successful, researchers will conduct te...Read More >>>|
| 6/20/2016 || CARICOM TO TRAIN REGIONAL ENVIRONMENTALISTS||0|
|Regional environmentalists are scheduled to attend a workshop on the implementation of Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs) that will be hosted by the secretariat of the Caribbean Community (Caricom).
The “Training of Trainers workshop on mainstreaming” MEAs that will be held at the Secre...Read More >>>|
| 6/20/2016 || CLOSURE OF GRAND BRAS HEALTH CENTRE||0|
|The Ministry of Health wishes to advise the Public that services at the Grand Bras Health Centre will be suspended from Wednesday 22nd June, 2016, to facilitate some urgent rehabilitative work on the building.
The Ministry further advises that persons normally utilising the services at Grand Bras c...Read More >>>|
| 6/9/2016 || GRERNADA AMONG SIX EASTERN CARIBBEAN COUNTRIES TO ...||2|
|On Wednesday, as the world celebrated World Ocean’s Day, six Eastern Caribbean countries marked their commitment to preserving the region’s extraordinary marine ecosystems by launching the first Eastern Caribbean coral reef report cards.
Coral reefs are home to more than 25 percent of all marine ...Read More >>>|
| 6/9/2016 || GRENADA GOVERNMENT EXPECTS NO NEGATIVE FALLOUT FRO...||1|
|The government of Grenada said it does not expect any negative fallout from a what it described as a civil matter in the United States involving Charles Liu, a citizen of Grenada under Section 11 of the Citizen by Investment Act, because the matter has nothing to do with the CBI programme.
Accor...Read More >>>|
| 6/7/2016 || GRENADA ECONOMIC CITIZEN CHARGED WITH STEALING INV...||1|
|The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Thursday announced fraud charges and an asset freeze against an economic citizen of Grenada and his wife accused of misusing two-thirds of the money they raised from investors for the purpose of building and operating a new cancer treatment center t...Read More >>>|
| 6/1/2016 || NLA HANDOVERS PRIZES TO SCRATCH-IS-BACK PROMO WINN...||0|
|ST. GEORGE’S – MAY 2015 – Two lucky Players of the National Lotteries Authority’s Scratch games received their personal-type prizes, after having won in the recently-concluded Scratch Tickle Your Fancy 2nd-Chance Draw Promotion.
The promotion, which was held throughout the month of April, was dra...Read More >>>|
| 5/26/2016 || GRENADA MOURNS FORMER HEAD OF STATE||0|
|Grenada is mourning the death of its former head of state, Sir Reginald Palmer, saying that he will be remembered and appreciated for his years of service to the island.
Governor General Cecile La Grenade led the tributes for the 93-year-old former head of state, who died on Monday, saying that t...Read More >>>|