| 3/22/2017 || GRENADA CONSULATE NY WILL BE RELOCATED||1|
|CONSULATE GENERAL OF GRENADA
800 SECOND AVENUE, SUITE 400-K, NEW ORK, N.Y. 10017
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E-MAIL: cgny@gre adaconsulate.org
The Office of the Consulate General of Grenada in New York
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| 3/21/2017 || CDB ANNOUNCES US$40 MILLION IN FUNDING FOR POVERTY...||0|
|The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has announced US$40 million in funding for poverty reduction in eight countries in the Caribbean region, through the Basic Needs Trust Fund (BNTF).
The resources will support improved access to quality education; water and sanitation; basic community access a...Read More >>>|
| 3/10/2017 || ARTISTIC MURAL GIVES THE CARENAGE A FACE-LIFT||0|
|The Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) proudly unveiled its wall mosaic mural at the entrance to the Carenage aptly named “Carenage” on February 23, 2017.
The work of art is by a young, local Grenadian artist, Akym Pierre, whose talent captured the life of the Carenage in 4 different scenes: Scene...Read More >>>|
| 2/24/2017 || GRENADA TO BAN STYROFOAM IMPORTS||0|
|The Grenada government said it is to table legislation banning the importation of Styrofoam and plastic as part of a proper waste management strategy.
“I intend to bring to Parliament a Styrofoam Bill which will ban the importation of Styrofoam as a first start, from that we will be moving to pla...Read More >>>|
| 2/24/2017 || CDB APPLAUDS GRENADA’S ECONOMIC POLICIES||3|
|The Barbados based Caribbean Development Bank has applauded the Keith Mitchell led Government in Grenada over measures implemented to rekindle the local economy.
Both the CDB president Dr. Warren Smith and its director of economics, Justin Ram, have praised Grenada’s decision to implement laws to...Read More >>>|
| 2/24/2017 || ELECTION OFFICIALS TOO OLD AT 70, SAYS GRENADA MIN...||3|
|In denying that there was political interference in the decision taken by the Governor-General not to renew the contracts of seven out of 15 constituency election officials, Grenada’s Minister for Health, Social Security and International Business Nicholas Steele claimed that an age of 70 was suffic...Read More >>>|
| 2/23/2017 || GRENADA GOVERNOR-GENERAL FIRES ELECTION OFFICIALS||1|
|Grenada’s Governor-General, Dame Cécile La Grenade, has revoked the appointments of seven of the 15 constituency returning officers, and deputy supervisor of elections Ada Holder has reportedly resigned in protest.
A returning officer is the person responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operat...Read More >>>|
| 2/21/2017 || GRENADA PM REQUESTS BOLT'S PARTICIPATION IN INAUGU...||2|
|Grenada’s Prime Minister Keith Mitchell has made a special request of his Jamaican counterpart, Andrew Holness to get Jamaica’s superstar multiple Olympic gold medalist, Usain Bolt, to Grenada for the inaugural invitation track and field meet on April 8 at the National Athletics Stadium, St George’s...Read More >>>|
| 2/16/2017 || LAWSUIT IN THE MAKING FOR PM MITCHELL?||2|
|Grenada’s notoriously litigious prime minister, Dr Keith Mitchell, is now himself on the receiving end of a defamation claim made by Senator Nazim Burke.
In a letter dated January 30, 2017, to Mitchell, lawyers acting for Burke asserted that Mitchell made public allegations against Burke that are...Read More >>>|
| 2/8/2017 || JETBLUE ANNOUNCES DAILY FLIGHTS TO GRENADA||0|
|Grenada Tourism Authority announced at its press conference on February 2, during CHTA’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace 2017, that JetBlue is launching new daily service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Grenada’s Maurice Bishop International Airport (GND) on June 16, ...Read More >>>|
| 2/2/2017 || GRENADIAN POLITICIAN'S HOME VANDALISED||2|
|There are lots of questions surrounding the recent break-in at and vandalism of the home of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) representative from Carriacou. Some consider the criminal incident as just the latest in a spate of harassment ahead of the next general election in Grenada.
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| 2/2/2017 || GRENADA CRACKS DOWN ON BREEDING DANGEROUS DOGS||0|
|Grenadian authorities say they are cracking down on people involved in breeding dangerous dogs, warning that violators of the dangerous dogs act could be jailed for six months as well as having to pay a maximum fine of EC$10,000.
“The dangerous dogs legislation came into effect since 2002 and a c...Read More >>>|
| 1/17/2017 || GRENADA RECORDS FIRST CASE OF MICROCEPHALY||2|
|Grenada has recorded its first case of microcephaly after the unidentified mother of the baby became infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus during her pregnancy.
Health Minister Nicholas Steele said that the child, whose gender was not disclosed, was born in the last quarter of 2016 but the ...Read More >>>|
| 1/17/2017 || MINISTER ALEXANDRA OTWAY-NOEL RESIGNS ||2|
|Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Dr. Keith Mitchell has thanked former Minister Hon. Alexandra Otway-Noel for her services to the government following a joint meeting to discuss her expressed wish to continue her representation as an MP of St George’s South.
Hon. Otway-Noel, over the past few weeks, ...Read More >>>|
| 1/12/2017 || GRENADA GOVERNMENT TRIES AGAIN TO SEIZE LOCAL HOTE...||1|
|The government of Grenada has gone back to court in a second attempt to seize The Grenadian by Rex Resorts—a fully operational hotel currently complying with all the terms of its 99-year lease with the government.
A legal challenge to the government’s first attempt was upheld by the court last ye...Read More >>>|
| 1/12/2017 || GRENADIAN GOVERNMENT SAYS MILLIONS WILL BE NEEDED ...||2|
|The Grenada government says it will cost more than EC$22 million (One EC dollar =US$0.37 cents) to meet the agreements on wage increases signed with several trade unions for the next three years.
Labour Minister Oliver Joseph said that the Government Negotiating Team (GBT) has reached agreements ...Read More >>>|
| 1/6/2017 || GRENADA TO OPEN DIPLOMATIC MISSION IN RUSSIA||4|
|Russia is hinting at further debt relief for Grenada after the island signed an agreement on settlement of its debt to the Russian Federation through the Paris Club in November 2015.
A government statement said that the debt amounting to US$266,000 was signed on November 19, 2015, and that St Geo...Read More >>>|
| 1/3/2017 || 2017 NEW YEAR HONOURS||3|
|Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has been graciously pleased to give orders for the following appointments to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (Civil Division):
ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE
Mr. Michael Archibald
For services to Banking
Mr. Laurence Duncan
For services...Read More >>>|
| 1/3/2017 || GRENADA OPPOSITION POLITICAL OFFICE BURGLARIZED ||2|
|The Carriacou office of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Grenada was burglarized and vandalized over the Christmas holidays. The police have been notified. No other building in the vicinity was targeted.
The items stolen include a laptop computer, a digital camera, and importa...Read More >>>|
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