| 12/15/2014 || IMF APPROVES US$2.9 MILLION DISBURSEMENT TO GRENAD...||1|
|The executive board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Friday completed the first review of Grenada’s economic performance under a three-year program supported by an arrangement under the extended credit facility (ECF). The completion of the review enables the disbursement of SDR 2 million ...Read More >>>|
| 12/15/2014 || GRENADA PROMOTERS LOBBY AGAINST WORK PERMITS FOR C...||1|
|Grenadian show promoters are urging the Keith Mitchell administration to remove the need for work permits for Caribbean artistes contracted to perform in the island.
The 16 top promoters made their position known during a meeting with Culture Minister Brenda Hood as they met to discuss ways of pr...Read More >>>|
| 12/12/2014 || SANDALS MAKING FURTHER INVESTMENT IN GRENADA||1|
|Grenada’s economy will see a further boost with the creation of some 105 jobs following the establishment of a state-of-the-art sales and marketing center for Sandals Resorts International.
Chairman of Sandals, Gordon “Butch” Stewart made the special presentation to a group of private and public...Read More >>>|
| 12/2/2014 || DEVON SMITH REPLACES GAYLE IN WINDIES SQUAD FOR SO...||3|
|Grenada's Devon Smith has replaced injured Chris Gayle in the West Indies squad for their upcoming tour of South Africa.
The 33-year-old left-hander last played a Test three and a half years ago but has been in good form domestically, scoring a hundred and two half-centuries in his last three mat...Read More >>>|
| 11/22/2014 || GRENADA AND ST KITTS-NEVIS TO JOIN ALBA NEXT MONTH||1|
|It is expected that the membership of Grenada and St Kitts and Nevis will be made official during 13th summit of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Americas (ALBA) in Havana, Cuba, on December 14, when the regional bloc will also celebrate the tenth anniversary of its founding.
Bernardo Alvarez, exe...Read More >>>|
| 11/18/2014 || GRENADA BUDGET SET FOR NOVEMBER 26||3|
|Budget day in Grenada is November 26.
A release from the Ministry of Finance and Energy, which is headed by Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell, confirmed the presentation, starting at 10 a.m.
The release said the budget would highlight some of the achievements of Government for 2014 and the plan...Read More >>>|
| 11/14/2014 || GRENADA CABINET RESHUFFLE, WHO’S IN, WHO’S OUT||1|
|On Thursday night Prime Minister Keith Mitchell announced adjustments in Grenada’s government in an address to the nation. The changes affected ministerial portfolios and the make-up of the senate.
Mitchell attributed the appointments in part to a “promise to give members of the team different op...Read More >>>|
| 11/14/2014 || NATIONAL ADDRESS BY PRIME MINISTER||6|
|Brother and sisters,
Ladies and gentlemen,
I take this opportunity to address you tonight on matters of national importance.
It has been over five months since the last address. We have deliberately waited on this occasion to do so when we have some major national announcement...Read More >>>|
| 11/5/2014 || GRENADIAN MARATHONERS COMPLETE RUNS IN NEW YORK AN...||1|
|It was double success for Grenadians on Sunday, November 2, 2014, when runners in both New York and Grenada successfully completed marathons to help raise funds for the charity reachwithin, which supports vulnerable Grenadian children and their caregivers.
Grenadians Philomena Robertson and Ander...Read More >>>|
| 11/5/2014 || CARICOM ADOPTS TEN-POINT EBOLA PLAN||0|
|Caribbean leaders have adopted a ten-point plan of action to ensure the deadly Ebola virus does not reach the region.
Cuba is also expected to play an integral part in the initiative.
The announcement was made after a four-hour meeting held at the Diplomatic Centre in St Ann’s yesterday afte...Read More >>>|
| 11/5/2014 || SCOTIABANK TO CLOSE SEVERAL BRANCHES IN THE CARIBB...||0|
| Canada’s Scotiabank has announced plans to shut or shrink 120 branches, largely in Mexico and the Caribbean, in a bid to save CAN$120 million (One Canadian dollar =US$0.87 cents) annually.
The bank said it would close down 35 of its 200 branches in the Caribbean and would sever 1, 500 full-time ...Read More >>>|
| 11/4/2014 || CARNIVAL CRUISE LINES RETURN TO GRENADA AFTER 15 Y...||1|
|Carnival Cruise Lines returned to Grenada for the 2014/2015 cruise season on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 after an absence of fifteen years. The Carnival Splendor berthed for the first time from 8:00am to 4:00pm at Melville Street Cruise Terminal with a passenger capacity of three thousand and two (3,0...Read More >>>|
| 10/29/2014 || LIAT PARTNERS WITH OECS MEMBER STATES IN CAMPAIGN ...||0|
|Regional air carrier LIAT has boosted the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission’s campaign to reduce the threat and minimize the impact of Ebola on member states and the wider region.
The Caribbean airline offered complimentary seats to core members of each national leadershi...Read More >>>|
| 10/29/2014 || US SENDS HEALTH OFFICIAL TO CUBAN EBOLA MEETING||0|
|The United States has sent a health official to a Cuban meeting on coordinating Latin America's response to Ebola. The participation of the Centers for Disease Control's Central America director is the most concrete sign to date of the two nations' expressed desire to cooperate against the disease.
...Read More >>>|
| 10/20/2014 || PM MITCHELL WILLING TO MEDIATE IN WINDIES CRICKET ...||1|
|Grenada’s Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell says he is prepared to act as a mediator in the ongoing pay dispute between West Indies players and their representative, the West Indies Players Association (WIPA) that led the one-day team to abandon their tour of India last week.
His comments come as ...Read More >>>|
| 10/20/2014 || GRENADA TARGETS NEW LAWS AIMED AT REDUCING ELECTRI...||2|
|The Grenada Government has announced that new laws would be introduced next year aimed at reducing the cost of electricity in the country.
Delivering the Throne speech in Parliament on Thursday Governor General Dame Cecile La Grenade says a new electricity supply act would be tabled in parliament...Read More >>>|
| 10/20/2014 || REGGAE GREAT JOHN HOLT IS DEAD||0|
|Veteran reggae singer John Holt died in a London hospital yesterday (Sunday, October 19). He was 69.
Copeland Forbes, Holt’s manager since 2006, confirmed the entertainer’s passing.
“John died at 2:40 am English time. His [John’s] nephew informed of his death,” Forbes told the Jamaica Observer...Read More >>>|
| 10/14/2014 || GRENADA MULLS TRAVEL BAN FOR WEST AFRICAN NATIONAL...||1|
|The Grenada government says it is considering suspending travel visas to nationals from the West African countries of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, as it moves to prevent any occurrence of the deadly Ebola virus here.
More than 4,500 people have died as a result of the virus for which there i...Read More >>>|
| 10/14/2014 || THREE GRENADIANS TO RUN THEIR FIRST-EVER MARATHON ...||0|
|Grenadians Jerry Bascombe, Dennis Mason and Anderson Simon, will have the experience of a lifetime when they take part in the TCS New York Marathon on Sunday, November 2, 2014.
They will navigate the 26.2 mile run, through five boroughs and over five bridges, to raise funds for the charity, reac...Read More >>>|
| 10/9/2014 || PURE GRENADA NUTMEG-SPICE FESTIVAL LAUNCHED IN GRE...||0|
|The Grenada Hotel and Tourism Association (GHTA) recently announced the launch of the second Pure Grenada Nutmeg and Spice Festival, a nationwide celebration of agricultural, culinary and artistic history of the ‘Isle of Spice”.
This festival, one of the unique calendars of events in the Caribbe...Read More >>>|
| 10/9/2014 || POLICE WARNS KEM JONES||4|
|Police here (in Grenada) have warned an
opposition activist and National Democratic Congress talkshow host against
Sources say police called in Kem Jones after they received a number of
complaints from onlookers who had witnessed an in-store incident involving
the Prime Minister's...Read More >>>|
| 9/23/2014 || OAS ANTI-CORRUPTION MECHANISM RELEASES REPORT ON G...||1|
|The Committee of Experts of the Follow-up Mechanism for the Implementation of the Inter-American Convention against Corruption (MESICIC) of the Organization of American States (OAS) adopted the report on Grenada on the implementation of that treaty in the framework of the Fourth Round of Review, dur...Read More >>>|
| 9/19/2014 || GRENADA CONSIDERING FINING RESIDENTS FOR MOSQUITO ...||9|
|Grenadian authorities are considering the reintroduction of Mosquito Destruction Act of 1952 to deal with the breeding of mosquitoes in light of a significant number of people suffering from the Chikunguyna virus.
Chief Environmental Health Officer, Andre Worme, said the Ministry of Health is loo...Read More >>>|
| 9/17/2014 || PIONEER HOPETON LEWIS LAID TO REST||0|
|THE pews of the St Mark’s Church in New York were filled to capacity as family members and friends came out in their numbers to bid farewell to late veteran singer Hopeton Lewis on Saturday, September 13.
The Jamaican-born singer was well known in New York’s Caribbean community, particularly in g...Read More >>>|