| 12/7/2018 || BUJU BANTON RELEASED FROM US PRISON||0|
|Buju Banton has been released from prison after eight years at the McRae Correctional institution.
An officer at the institution said the entertainer whose given name is Mark Myrie, was let out on earlier today.
The United States embassy in Jamaica is tight-lipped about when reggae superstar B...Read More >>>|
| 12/6/2018 || SILVERSANDS GRENADA IS NOW OPEN FOR BUSINESS||0|
|Silversands Grenada last month officially opened in St. George's, Grenada, where owner Naguib Sawiris reportedly invested more than US$125 million to build the resort, which has 43 suites and nine villas.
“This project is important for us as not only does it add to our already high-end luxur...Read More >>>|
| 11/30/2018 || GRENADA PM NOT SURPRISED BY SCOTIABANK SALE||1|
|Grenada Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell says he was not surprised at the decision by Scotiabank to sell its operations in nine Caribbean countries saying he was also happy to see a Caribbean institution “playing an even bigger role in the banking system”.
The Trinidad-based Republic Financial Ho...Read More >>>|
| 11/16/2018 || GRENADA PM PLANNING TO CUT BACK ON SALE OF ALCOHOL...||2|
|The government of Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell is planning to cut back on the sale of alcohol to teenagers in Grenada before he leaves political office. The prime minister wants to ban the sale of alcohol to young people, especially young people of school age.
Mitchell has said there is an al...Read More >>>|
| 11/5/2018 || FOUR APPEAR IN COURT ON CHARGE OF MURDERING JAMAIC...||1|
|Four fishermen appeared in a Magistrate's Court on Monday charged with murdering Jamaican Norman Power, a food truck vendor who was allegedly stabbed to death last week.
The men, 23-year-old Anthony Chase, 25-year-old Rafeem Andrew, 33-year-old Clint Toussaint and 23-year-old Tyrone Francis, ...Read More >>>|
| 10/12/2018 || FIRST PERSON CHARGED UNDER THE ELECTRONIC CRIMES L...||0|
|The first person to be charged for violating a section of the Electronic Crimes Act has been fined EC$35,000 (One EC dollar=US$0.37 cents).
Court records state that if Yurber Phillip fails to pay, he will be sent to prison for 18 months.
It’s reported that Phillip, 25, allegedly published nude...Read More >>>|
| 10/12/2018 || POWERFUL STRAIN OF MARIJUANA DISCOVERED IN GRENADA||1|
|The police have confirmed that “Cripa or Creepy” – a powerful strain of marijuana grown from plants native to Europe and the United States was recently discovered on the island and two persons have been held in connection with the find.
According to police reports, Ken Stanisclaus, a 39-year-old ...Read More >>>|
| 10/7/2018 || GRENADA GOVERNMENT INVITES NOMINATIONS FOR NATIONA...||0|
|The National Honours and Awards Act No. 32 of 2007, was established to provide for the grant of awards to citizens of Grenada and other persons for distinguished, outstanding or meritorious services or achievements, or for gallantry and related matters.
The public is hereby invited to submit nomi...Read More >>>|
| 10/7/2018 || ADDITIONAL FLIGHT OPTIONS TO GRENADA IN TIME FOR T...||0|
|With the winter season around the corner, it’s easier to escape the cold weather to visit Pure Grenada, the Spice of the Caribbean, with newly announced flights.
With record visitor arrival numbers logged for 2018, the continued demand for Grenada has positively impacted airlines such as Air Cana...Read More >>>|
| 10/7/2018 || HIGH LEVELS OF SEISMIC ACTIVITY REPORTED AT THE KI...||0|
|The threat level in relation to the current seismic activity at the Kick ‘em Jenny volcano is set at yellow, which indicates the state of the submarine volcano offshore Grenada as “restless”.
The University of the West Indies Seismic Research Center (UWI SRC) in Trinidad reported that, as of Sept...Read More >>>|
| 8/22/2018 || GRENADA, TRINIDAD AND VENEZUELA STRUCK BY 7.3 MAGN...||0|
| A strong earthquake rocked several Caribbean countries yesterday evening, sending people scampering into the streets as buildings swayed, and walls collapsed damaging several vehicles.
The Seismic Research Centre at the University of the West Indies (UWI) St Augustine campus in Trinidad measured...Read More >>>|
| 8/15/2018 || GRENADA GOVERNMENT APPROVES INQUIRY INTO OPERATION...||1|
|Prime Minister, Dr. Keith Mitchell has made it clear in his public statements, the dissatisfaction and serious concern with some aspects of the management of the Marketing and National Importing Board (MNIB) over the last five years.
On his recommendation, as he has reported, the Cabinet of Grena...Read More >>>|
| 8/15/2018 || US SPECIAL FORCES EXCHANGE TACTICS, TECHNIQUES AND...||1|
|The US embassy in Bridgetown, Barbados, through its Military Liaison Office, recently coordinated a special weapons and tactics (SWAT) subject matter expert exchange between members of the US Special Operations Forces and Royal Grenada Police Force (RGPF) Special Services Unit (SSU) personnel.
Th...Read More >>>|
| 7/28/2018 || IMF CONCLUDES 2018 CONSULTATION WITH GRENADA||2|
|On July 13, 2018, the executive board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the 2018 Article IV consultation with Grenada.
The Grenadian economy grew by an estimated 4.5 percent in 2017, driven by strong activity in construction, tourism, and education sectors. Weather-related weakne...Read More >>>|
| 7/28/2018 || CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON US$20 MILLION RUM DISTILLER...||2|
|London-based distiller Renegade Spirits has begun work on its groundbreaking new rum distillery in Grenada.
Located near Pearl, on the north-eastern side of the island, the new distillery will cost US$20 million, being both technologically advanced and environmentally sound. Designed to produce u...Read More >>>|
| 7/3/2018 || GRENADA AND ST. LUCIA REPORTEDLY AGREE TO FUND LIA...||4|
|Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne has revealed that the governments of Grenada and St Lucia have agreed to subsidize the operations of LIAT.
These governments have been two of the airline’s biggest critics and after years of dialogue, Browne said they now see it fit to support the ...Read More >>>|
| 7/3/2018 || TOURISM MINISTRY PRESSING AHEAD WITH PLANS TO COMM...||0|
|The Ministry of Tourism says it’s pressing ahead with plans to commercialize tourism sites across the country.
This goal was reinforced during a meeting between Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell and workers at the Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation last week.
The meeting, also attended by ...Read More >>>|
| 7/3/2018 || GRENADA OPPOSITION PARTY LEADER STEPS DOWN||0|
|Political leader of the Grenada’s main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Nazim Burke, resigned as head of the party on Sunday. Deputy leader Joseph Andall, will now take over as interim leader after a unanimous resolution was passed by the party’s General Council.
In a speech, Burke ...Read More >>>|
| 6/27/2018 || GRENADA PM CONTEMPLATES DECRIMINALIZING MARIJUANA||0|
|Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell believes the time has come for Grenada to reconsider decriminalising the use of marijuana and other forms of recreational drugs.
“More and more we are hearing about countries who are placing less importance on criminalising the use of marijuana and other forms of ...Read More >>>|
| 6/27/2018 || OECS MEMBERS MAY NEED TO GO TO T&T FOR CANADIAN VI...||0|
|Effective December 2018, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) citizens will no longer be able to submit Canadian visa applications online and the process will then require applicants to present themselves physically at the visa issuing agency in Trinidad.
A representative from the Cana...Read More >>>|
| 6/7/2018 || GRENADA CONFIRMS OUTBREAK OF DENGUE, GASTRO||1|
|Grenada is reporting an outbreak of dengue and gastroenteritis and health authorities are urging nationals to take all precautions to deal with the situation.
“Dengue and Gastro is endemic here, so we expect a certain number of cases each year but right now we are observing a significant increase...Read More >>>|
| 6/7/2018 || HEALTH OFFICIALS IN GRENADA RESPONDING TO REPORTED...||0|
| An ongoing targeted fogging operation, supported by beefed up home inspections and health promotion public awareness activities are among aggressive measures being taken by Grenadian health-care officials in response to the recent spike in Dengue reported cases on the island.
The beefed up respo...Read More >>>|
| 5/23/2018 || IMF: GRENADA ECONOMY GREW 4.5 PERCENT IN 2017||2|
|An International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff team visited Grenada during May 2-15 for the 2018 Article IV consultation and held discussions with the Grenadian authorities, business community, and social partners.
A concluding statement described the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the end of t...Read More >>>|
| 5/16/2018 || GRENADA LAUNCHES SUMMER TOURISM INITIATIVES||0|
|Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique, the three-island destination best known as the Spice Island of the Caribbean and for providing travellers with boundless opportunities to explore, relax and experience the best of Caribbean living launched its Summer campaign #NextStopGrenada. It is designed...Read More >>>|
| 4/23/2018 || GRENADA PREPARES FOR ANOTHER CCJ REFERENDUM||2|
|The Ministry of Legal Affairs is preparing to conduct another referendum on the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) — two years after the electorate voted to reject the Trinidad-based court as its final appellate court.
On Monday, Attorney General Dr Lawrence Joseph confirmed that a draft amendment ...Read More >>>|
| 4/19/2018 || WINDRUSH SCANDAL: BRITISH PRIME MINISTER MEETS CAR...||2|
|British Prime Minister Theresa May met representatives from 12 Caribbean Commonwealth states on Tuesday. Those attending included senior representatives from Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grena...Read More >>>|
| 4/6/2018 || GRENADA'S GOVERNOR GENERAL DESCRIBES CHILD ABU...||3|
|Governor General Dame Cecile La Grenade has described child abuse as a national tragedy affecting hundreds of children and families, and has called on the public to work towards having a society that is free of child abuse.
“We need to work together to help heal the wounds of those suffering from...Read More >>>|
| 3/27/2018 || GRENADA PM WANTS TO RE-OPEN DIALOGUE ON CCJ||1|
|Prime Minister of Grenada, Dr Keith Mitchell has called for a “ re-opening of the dialogue on the Caribbean Court of Justice” less than two years after the electorate voted to reject the Trinidad-based court as the island's final court.
Speaking at the swearing in ceremony for his new Cabinet...Read More >>>|
| 3/27/2018 || CONTROVERSY SWIRLS OVER OPEN SENATE SEAT IN GRENAD...||7|
|After the March 13 general election in Grenada, which saw the incumbent New National Party (NNP) win a consecutive clean-sweep at the polls, winning all 15 seats up for grabs, under the leadership of prime minister, Dr Keith Mitchell, who won his fifth non-consecutive term as prime minister, all sen...Read More >>>|
| 3/16/2018 || MITCHELL SWORN IN AS PM OF GRENADA||5|
|Keith Claudius Mitchell took the oath of office for a fifth occasion on Friday as Grenada's prime minister following the overwhelming victory of his New National Party (NNP) in the March 13 general elections.
Mitchell, 71, as he had done following the victory on Tuesday, reiterated a call for...Read More >>>|
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