| 12/8/2013 || DELAY IN OPENING OF SANDALS LASOURCE GRENADA||0|
|The opening of the Sandals LaSource Grenada has been postponed to December 21.
The resort had been scheduled to open on December 12, but “due to weather conditions and other operational challenges,” the opening was delayed by nine days, Sandals said in a statement.
Guests affected by the dela...Read More >>>|
| 12/6/2013 || PM MITCHELL PAYS TRIBUTE TO MANDELA||2|
|It is with great sadness that I join the global community in mourning the passing of Nelson Mandela—a man who was not only the former President of South Africa, but a world leader, a vanguard, and an inspiration to freedom-loving people the world over.
Indeed, Mr Mandela is arguably the greatest ...Read More >>>|
| 12/6/2013 || MANDELA'S FUNERAL TO TAKE PLACE DECEMBER 15||0|
|Anti-apartheid leader, Nelson Mandela, will be buried on December 15 at his rural home in Qunu, and a memorial service in a Johannesburg stadium will be held on December 10, President Jacob Zuma announced.
Mandela's body will lie in state at government buildings in Pretoria from Wednesday, Decem...Read More >>>|
| 12/6/2013 || NELSON MANDELA DEAD AT 95||0|
|Nelson Mandela, the revered icon of South Africa’s anti-apartheid struggle and a towering figure of 20th century politics, died yesterday, aged 95.
The Nobel Peace laureate, who was elected South Africa’s first black president after spending nearly three decades as a political prisoner, died at h...Read More >>>|
| 12/4/2013 || GRENADA FOOTBALLER AMONG SIX ARRESTED IN UK FOR MA...||0|
|Grenada international footballer Delroy Facey is reported to be among six people arrested on suspicion of fixing English football games, the British media has reported.
Facey, who has been representing Grenada in regional and international matches in recent years, has been named as a member of a ...Read More >>>|
| 12/4/2013 || CHAIRMAN OF THE GRENADA BOARD OF TOURISM NAMED BUS...||0|
|The Directors and staff of the Grenada Board of Tourism have congratulated the Chairman of the Grenada Board of Tourism Ms. Shadel Nyack Compton for being named Businesswoman of the year 2013. The Grenada Chamber of Industry and Commerce (GCIC) awarded her this esteemed title during their annual Awa...Read More >>>|
| 12/4/2013 || NUTMEG HEADS UP AN "ECONOMIC REVOLUTION" IN GRENAD...||2|
|Cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and ginger are often key baking ingredients. But on the island of Grenada they are also central ingredients in a burgeoning economic revolution.
The world’s second largest exporter of nutmeg, holding 20% of the market, this ‘Spice Island’ is now betting on agriculture to ...Read More >>>|
| 11/27/2013 || MADE IN GRENADA AND BUY LOCAL FIRST CAMPAIGNS LAUN...||8|
|The Ministry of Economic Development Planning Trade and Cooperatives has launched its Made in Grenada Expo and Buy Local First campaigns.
Made in Grenada Expo
The Ministry is partnering with private sector agencies and business support organizations on an Expo aimed at promoting the manufactur...Read More >>>|
| 11/25/2013 || NO PLANS TO LIVE OUTSIDE OF GRENADA SAYS BURKE||11|
|One of the potential new leaders of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has said that, while he has submitted “job applications to a multitude of institutions inside and outside of Grenada,” he has “no plans or intentions to take up residence outside Grenada for any period of time”.
But Nazim ...Read More >>>|
| 11/25/2013 || GRENADA ANTICIPATING BUSY CRUISE SHIP SEASON||2|
|With a total of 161 cruise vessels to call to its shores between the months of October 2013 and July 2014; and at least two months scheduled to welcome more than 30 ships, Grenada is expected to have a very busy and productive cruise ship season.
According to the Grenada Board of Tourism’s (GBT) ...Read More >>>|
| 11/18/2013 || OECS LEADERS TO MEET IN MONTSERRAT||3|
|Leaders from the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) meet in Montserrat this week to discuss a number of issues confronting the socio-economic development of the sub-region.
Officials say the summit on Thursday will discuss the OECS Growth and Development Strategy Action Plan which outl...Read More >>>|
| 11/18/2013 || PAST STUDENTS OF THE ST. PATRICK’S R.C SCHOOL GIVE...||0|
|he Ex-Students Association of the St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic School, based in New York, would be hosting a Scholarship Award Ceremony at 9:30 am on Tuesday, November 19, 2013, at the St. Patrick’s R.C School’s compound.
The ceremony will honor four (4) students from three primary schools in St....Read More >>>|
| 11/18/2013 || MOST GRENADA GOVERNMENT MINISTERS TO FORGO SIX PER...||2|
|Over 90 percent of Grenada government ministers have agreed to forego the automatic 6 percent increases to their salaries, which were consistent with the increases to public servants, and which had become due in May 2013.
While it is the norm for ministers to get these automatic increases, the me...Read More >>>|
| 10/31/2013 || GRENADA GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES NEW TAX MEASURES||17|
|The Grenada government has announced new tax measures it says will help provide much needed revenue and has urged the private sector not to use the measures to lay off workers.
In a nationwide radio and television broadcast last night (Wednesday, October 30) Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell said...Read More >>>|
| 10/31/2013 || NATIONAL ADDRESS BY PRIME MINISTER KEITH MITCHELL||2|
|Fellow citizens, and friends,
As your chief public servant, I take this opportunity to address you on several issues of national importance.
Eight months ago, you voted for hope, jobs and opportunity.
Since the appointment of our Government, we have worked hard, each and ev...Read More >>>|
| 10/30/2013 || GRENADA GOVERNMENT TO BAN MOBILE DEVICE USAGE WHIL...||4|
|The Grenada government says it will seek to amend legislation making it an offence to use a mobile device while driving.
Agriculture Minister Roland Bhola, speaking to reporters after the weekly Cabinet meeting on Tuesday, said that persons who run afoul of the new legislation could face a maximu...Read More >>>|
| 10/30/2013 || PM MITCHELL REPORTS TO THE NATION TONIGHT ||2|
|Prime Minister Dr. the Right Honourable Keith Mitchell takes to national radio and television tonight from to deliver an important address to the nation.
Following his recent high level meeting in Washington with the IMF and World Bank officials, Prime Minister Mitchell delivers on his promise to...Read More >>>|
| 10/30/2013 || US WILLING TO WORK WITH GRENADA IN SEARCH FOR BISH...||3|
|American diplomat Larry Palmer says his country is willing to continue the search for the remains of former Grenada prime minister, Maurice Bishop, who was murdered along with several others in St. George’s on October 19, 1983.
Larry Palmer, the Barbados-based US ambassador to Grenada and the res...Read More >>>|
| 10/27/2013 || GOVERNMENT TO ANNOUNCE LOWER TAXES||4|
|The lowering of the income tax threshold will be among the new tax measures to be announced by Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell in a national broadcast scheduled for Tuesday night .
According to a news release from the Government’s Information Service, Mitchell will report on the status of the ...Read More >>>|
| 10/18/2013 || TAXATION IN THE CARIBBEAN BALANCE, FAIRNESS AND I...||0|
|In light of the global economic downturn facing governments and taxpayers; in particular the Caribbean Region on-going debate on taxation, debt and sustainability, it is important that our citizens, leaders in business, government and NGO’s pay kin attention to better understand our current conditio...Read More >>>|
| 10/15/2013 || INPUT ON GRENADA’S NATIONAL DEBT AND THE WAY OUT T...||9|
|As a Grenadian living abroad with much interest and concern for the level of pain and hardship facing our nation, I am taking the liberty to share my observations to the attention of all Grenadians at home and abroad; but specifically to our leaders and stakeholders in the public, private and charit...Read More >>>|
| 10/8/2013 || GRENADA TO HOLD REFERENDUM ON NEW CONSTITUTION ||7|
|The Grenada Government says it intends to hold a national referendum for a new constitution next year.
Governor General Dame Cecile La Grenade, delivering the traditional Throne Speech at the start of a new session of Parliament, said Grenada, which obtained its political independence from Britai...Read More >>>|
| 10/8/2013 || NATIONAL MUSEUM TO HOST EXHIBITION DEDICATED TO TH...||4|
|In commemoration of Grenada’s 30th Anniversary of the U.S. Intervention, the National Museum will be hosting a month-long exhibition of items and artifacts from the Revolutionary period.
On display would be photographs, books, buttons, newspapers and a number of other relics dating back to the 19...Read More >>>|
| 9/30/2013 || EGYPTIAN BILLIONAIRE NAGUIB SAWIRIS TO BUILD FIVE-...||9|
|Reports are that billionaire Egyptian investor Naguib Sawiris could build three five-star resorts on Grand Anse Beach.
Sawiris, one of the most prominent businessmen in Egypt, built his fortune in the telecommunications industry. He is said to have held talks with Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell...Read More >>>|
| 9/30/2013 || GOVERNMENT MOBILIZING BUYERS WITH GRENADA’S BEST I...||1|
| Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell has assured the nation that buyers with the country’s best interest are being mobilized for the take-over of the Grenada Electricity Company (GRENLEC).
“We are going to pull out all stops to make sure that the new owners of GRENLEC will be people who are more sy...Read More >>>|
| 9/30/2013 || US$300M EXPECTED IN DEBT RELIEF ||5|
|Grenada is expecting about US$300 million in debt relief as a result of debt restructuring program being designed by the Keith Mitchell government.
Prime Minister Mitchell made the announcement at the Constituency Forum of St John at the Grand Roy Government School.
“If we get that arrangem...Read More >>>|
| 9/30/2013 || GRENADA BOARD OF TOURISM LAUNCHES STAYCATION PROMO...||1|
|On Wednesday, September 25, Carriacou saw the launch of its very first Staycation Promotion dubbed ‘Staycation in Carriacou’.
The promotion is an initiative of the Grenada Board of Tourism (GBT) that markets the sister isles of Carriacou and Petite Martinique vacation destinations to visiting to...Read More >>>|
| 9/30/2013 || TRUCK GOES OVERBOARD IN HILLSBOROUGH||1|
|Truck goes overboard around Mid day on the main Dock in Hillsborough, 2 occupants, driver and passenger were fished out and rushed to the hospital. The passenger, female, was later on rushed down to the general hospital on the 3:30 trip of the Osprey Fairy, while efforts by a Grenlec truck were made...Read More >>>|
| 9/28/2013 || REV. MATTHEW RAE A GRENADIAN-NEW YORKER HAS PASSED||0|
|Rev. Matthew Rae, prominent in the Grenada community of New York for over 60 years, died on Friday after several weeks of hospitalization. The sad news was announced by Anne, one of his nieces.
Rae was born in the Village of Birchgrove, St. Andrew, and lived his adult life in NY. For decades, he...Read More >>>|
| 9/25/2013 || LIAT CEO RESIGNS||1|
|Chief Executive officer of LIAT, Ian Brunton, has resigned effective October 1.
The move comes during a period of struggle for the regional airline, which recently begun a $100 million refleeting initiative.
LIAT airline, with major shareholders being the governments of Barbados, Antigua & Bar...Read More >>>|
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