| 8/26/2015 || MINISTER OF SPORTS COMMENDS KIRANI JAMES AND TEAM ...||0|
|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...||2|
|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 ||5|
|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 >>>|
| 6/12/2015 || GRENADA PM ANNOUNCES ADJUSTMENTS TO MINISTERIAL PO...||3|
|Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell has made a number of adjustments to the portfolios of several government ministers.
In a mid-term address to the nation Tuesday night Prime Minister Mitchell announced that Hon. Alvin Dabreo, the Minister responsible for ICT in the Ministry of Works, Public Utili...Read More >>>|
| 6/9/2015 || GRENADA TO COMPLETE THE PHASE OUT OF OZONE DEPLETI...||0|
|During the recently concluded 74th Meeting of the Executive Committee of the Multilateral Fund for the Implementation of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, held in Montreal, Canada from May 18th – 22nd, Grenada was among several developing countries identified to benef...Read More >>>|
| 6/1/2015 || GRENADA’S KIRANI JAMES SETS WORLD LEADING TIME WIT...||0|
|Grenada’s superstar athlete Kirani James outclassed rival LaShawn Merritt and blew away the field with the fastest time of the year to post a commanding victory in the 400 metres at the IAAF Diamond League in Eugene, Oregon on Saturday, May 30.
James stopped the clock at 43.95 seconds to set a wo...Read More >>>|
| 6/1/2015 || GRENADA LAUNCHES LONG TERM DEVELOPMENT PLAN||1|
|A long-term plan of action to achieve government’s development goals was launched at the Grenada Trade Centre recently.
The 2030 National Plan is expected to be completed and presented to cabinet by June 2016 and will soon be tabled in parliament for approval and action.
A secretariat will be ...Read More >>>|
| 5/29/2015 || GRENADIANS CAN NOW TRAVEL VISA-FREE TO SCHENGEN AR...||0|
|Citizens of Grenada can now travel visa-free to Schengen area countries, following the signing of a Short-Stay Visa Waiver Agreement between the EU and seven Caribbean and Pacific States.
The signing ceremony took place on the margins of the Council Meeting between the African, Caribbean and Paci...Read More >>>|
| 5/22/2015 || MINISTRY OF HEALTH MONITORS REPORT OF ZIKA VIRUS (...||1|
|The Ministry of Health (MOH) is seriously concerned and aware of unconfirmed media reports in the region, (Jamaica) of the Zika virus, a virus carried by Mosquitoes, (ZikaV).
However whereas the Ministry has sought clarification and confirmation of such reports, through regular and appropriate ch...Read More >>>|
| 5/22/2015 || GRENADA LOOKS TO ATTRACT FEMALE TRAVELLERS||0|
|The warm islands of Grenada will soon become the destination of choice for many female travellers as the Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) launches its ‘Grenada Girls Getaway’ promotion. The seven-month promotional strategy that starts on 1st June 2015 offers value-added deals on hotels, tours, and ca...Read More >>>|
| 5/22/2015 || VISA-FREE TRAVEL TO EUROPE, CHINA FOR GRENADIANS||0|
|The Grenada Government says it will sign on Thursday an agreement with the European Union later this month that will facilitate visa free travel to Schengen countries including Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France and Germany.
The accord will be signed in Brussels during the European...Read More >>>|
| 5/15/2015 || JETBLUE TEST FLIGHT TOUCHES DOWN IN GRENADA||0|
|At exactly 11:02 AM on Tuesday, May 12, JetBlue Airbus A320 touched down in Grenada successfully completing its test flight to the newest Caribbean destination on its itinerary.
The flight, carrying several airline officials, was a forerunner to its grand inaugural trip on June 11.
In a brief ...Read More >>>|
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