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  7/28/2015 || GRENADA LOWERS KICK 'EM JENNY ALERT LEVEL TO YELLO...0
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). ...Read More >>>
  7/28/2015 || REMINDER ON CHANGES MADE TO RETURNING NATIONALS PR...2
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 GRENADA0
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 ISSUES2
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 PLAN1
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 TRAVELLERS0
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 GRENADIANS0
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 GRENADA0
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 >>>
  5/15/2015 || PM MITCHELL REFUTES CLAIMS OF VICTIMIZATION AGAINS...4
Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell has refuted allegations of professional victimization against public officer Rachael Roberts. The concerns were raised by the newly elected executive of the Trade Union Movement (TUC) during a meeting with the Grenadian leader on Tuesday. Roberts, an executive...Read More >>>
  5/13/2015 || MORE TRAINED NURSES NEEDED IN THE CARIBBEAN—PAHO3
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is calling for more nurses in the Caribbean and the Americas to be trained to provide skilled care. PAHO said it is also urging that steps be taken to address what it described as inequities in nurse distribution and the problem of out-migration. “Ma...Read More >>>
  5/8/2015 || GRENADA CONSULATE OPENING IN MIAMI PROVOKES REACTI...0
Last week’s opening by the Grenada government of a new consulate in Miami Beach, Florida, has provoked a reaction from New York-based Grenadians, who have already been voicing frustration and dismay over the closure of the country’s consulate in New York. Grenada’s ambassador to the United States...Read More >>>
  5/7/2015 || GRENADIANS HAIL OPENING OF CONSULATE IN SOUTH FLOR...5
Amy Francis, formerly of St Paul’s and now the leader of a Grenadian community organisation in South Florida called it the best thing that has happened for Grenadians there in her lifetime. She was hailing the opening of the country’s first consulate, located in the impressive trendy South Beac...Read More >>>
  5/7/2015 || MORE THAN 300 GRENADIAN STUDENTS TO BENEFIT FROM T...1
A total of 375 students will receive training, as part of the Ask Listen Learn programme, developed by the Washington, D.C.–based Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility, which leads the fight to eliminate underage drinking. Students from Grades 4, 5 and 6, from three primary schools, Mt...Read More >>>
  5/6/2015 || GRENADA SENATE PASSES BANKING BILL0
Grenada has joined Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) neighbours Antigua and Barbuda, St. Vincent and Dominica in passing modernised legislation to establish a single banking space in the ECCU. The Upper House passed the Banking Bill 2015, which repeals the Banking Bill of 2005. This will...Read More >>>
  5/4/2015 || WINDIES BEAT ENGLAND BY FIVE WICKETS TO LEVEL TEST...1
A superb century stand between Darren Bravo and Jermaine Blackwood piloted West Indies to an emphatic win over England in the third Test at Kensington Oval, on Sunday (May 3). It was their first victory over England since the opening match of the 2009 series in Kingston, Jamaica. Left-hander Brav...Read More >>>
  4/24/2015 || STATEMENT BY THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS 1
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to reaffirm that the Government of Grenada remains committed to strengthening its partnership with Grenadians in the Diaspora. Grenadian citizens and the network community organizations throughout the world continue to make substantive contributions to Grenada’...Read More >>>
 
  4/24/2015 || GRENADA POLICE ARREST SEVEN NEPALESE STUDENTS ARRI...1
Seven Nepalese students, who were reported missing in Saint Lucia last weekend, were arrested by the Grenada police on Wednesday. The police reported that the students arrived in Grenada by boat from Saint Lucia. They were detained in police custody. The seven students detained in Grenada have b...Read More >>>

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