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  9/19/2014 || GRENADA CONSIDERING FINING RESIDENTS FOR MOSQUITO ...0
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 REST0
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 >>>
  9/9/2014 || DAILY AMERICAN AIRLINES SERVICE FOR GRENADA FROM D...2
In a recent interview with the Government Information Service (GIS), Minister responsible for Civil Aviation, Hon. Alexandra Otway-Noel, was pleased to announce that after months of ongoing negotiation, Grenada has finally been able to secure additional airlift from American Airlines. The Minist...Read More >>>
  9/3/2014 || GRENADA'S TOURIST ARRIVALS SHOW MARKED INCREASE IN...0
The latest statistical tables released by the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) show that the Caribbean has recorded a rise in visitor arrivals during the first half of 2014. The region in general enjoyed a 5.2 % increase in tourist arrivals, with a slight 4.6% increase in cruise ship arrivals...Read More >>>
  9/3/2014 || GRENADA TO SERVE AS PILOT FOR US ENERGY INITIATIVE1
A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between the United States and Grenada to support Grenada's efforts to transition towards renewable energy, while reducing reliance on imported fossil fuels. This was announced earlier this week by Grenada’s Prime Minster, the Right Honourable Dr. Ke...Read More >>>
  9/3/2014 || GRENADA AND ST LUCIA IN TOP TEN COUNTRIES WHERE PE...1
The World Health Report has released the results of its 15-year global alcohol consumption survey, and two Caribbean nations – Grenada (#5) and Saint Lucia (#9) – appear in the top ten countries ranked by per capita consumption. The Bahamas is #22. The per capita yearly pure alcohol consumption i...Read More >>>
  9/1/2014 || IMF CREDITS GRENADA FOR DRAWING UP HOME GROWN PROG...1
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has laid all concerns to rest regarding the origins of Grenada’s Structural Adjustment Programme. IMF Mission Chief, Aliona Cebotari, has credited the Keith Mitchell government for creating the three-year reform programme which has been applauded by the Washi...Read More >>>
  9/1/2014 || GRENADA CONFIRMS TWELVE(12) LABORATORY CASES OF CH...1
The Grenadian Health Ministry is reporting confirmation of twelve (12) cases of Chikungunya on the mainland. The announcement was made on Tuesday by Acting Chief Medical Officer Dr. Alister Antoine who said the twelve cases were laboratory confirmed by the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) ...Read More >>>
  8/27/2014 || GRENADA GOVERNMENT SAYS IT DID NOT STOP THE MUSIC0
The Grenada government distanced itself from a decision to stop the post game party after the second One-Day International (ODI) match between West Indies and Bangladesh at the national stadium last Friday. Economic Development Minister Oliver Joseph said Tuesday that his government was not resp...Read More >>>
  8/27/2014 || LOW-INCOME EARNERS TO GET HOUSING LOANS1
The Grenada government has announced the establishment of a soft loan scheme to assist low-income earners construct their houses. Economic Development Minister Oliver Joseph said the sum of $2 million dollars has been allocated for this new venture. Joseph said the soft loan scheme is part of ...Read More >>>
  8/27/2014 || WEST INDIES CRICKET BOARD PLEASED WITH CROWD ATTEN...0
The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) is pleased with the large turnout of spectators to the National Stadium in Grenada for the first and second One-Day International (ODI) matches between West Indies and Bangladesh. “We were indeed delighted with the turn out,” Economic Development Minister Oliv...Read More >>>
  8/25/2014 || MINISTRY OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT URGES ALL TO WEAR O...0
As the Ministry of Social Development and Housing continues to observe the 25th day of each month as “Gender-based Violence Awareness Day” or “Orange Day”, another call is being sounded to wear something orange on Monday, August 25th, in support of ending violence against women and girls. For the...Read More >>>
  8/24/2014 || GRENADA CASINO BILL PASSES FIRST HURDLE4
The Grenada Parliament late Thursday, approved legislation to allow casino gambling. The bill, known as the Casino and Gaming Act 2014, next goes to the Senate for debate. The legislation provides for the owners of hotels with more than 300 rooms to apply for a licence to operate a casino on t...Read More >>>
  8/22/2014 || NEW FUEL PRICES0
ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, Thursday, August 21, 2014: The General public is hereby informed that, effective, Wednesday, August 20, 2014, the retail prices of petroleum products (Gasoline, Diesel, Kerosene and LPG {Cooking Gas}) in the State of Grenada were adjusted as follows: Grenada: ...Read More >>>
  8/22/2014 || CULTURE MINISTER DEEMS SPICEMAS 2014 A SUCCESS0
The staging of Grenada’s 2014 Carnival celebrations themed ‘Uniquely Rooted in Our Rich Ancestral Traditions, Spicemas 2014: An Explosion of Calypso & Soca’ was a success, according to Culture Minister, Hon. Brenda Hood. In an exclusive interview with the Government Information Service (GIS) on...Read More >>>
  8/13/2014 || PRIME MINISTER MOURNS THE PASSING OF DOMINIC PAUL0
On behalf of the Government and people of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique, Prime Minister Dr. The Right Honourable Keith Mitchell extends his most profound sympathy to the family of Mr. Dominic Paul. Mr. Paul lived an exemplary life in service to our nation; propelling Grenada to the hei...Read More >>>
  8/9/2014 || SOCA & GROOVY MONARCH RESULTS 20140
Power Soca Results 16 - Sylum 15 - Brammer 14 - Boogie B 13 - Mr Walkie 12 - ShortPree 11 - Randy Isaac 10 - Little Natty and Thunder 9 - Scholar 7 - Killa B and Lil Vaughn 6 - Ajamu 5 - Terra Kid 4 - Inspector 3 - Boyzie 2 - Squeeze Head 1 - Luni Spark and Electrify ...Read More >>>
  8/8/2014 || GRENADA EXPECTS AMICABLE DEBT RELIEF TALKS3
The Grenada government says it remains optimistic that an amicable solution will be found as it seeks to honour its debt with national and international creditors in the wake of a recent ruling by a United States court instructing Argentina to meet its financial obligations to its creditors. Ther...Read More >>>
  8/8/2014 || TRINIDADIANS CRUISE TO SPICEMAS IN GRENADA2
Over 300 visitors from Trinidad were expected to arrive at the Burns Point Cruise Welcome Centre on Friday. The Paria Bullet Ferry Service will be making its third consecutive voyage to Grenada for Spicemas. The passenger vessel, travelling 100 miles in three hours, will carry eager revellers and ad...Read More >>>
  8/5/2014 || GRENADA TO HOST INTERNATIONAL CRICKET NEXT APRIL0
England will play its first-ever Test match at the National Cricket Ground in Grenada as part of the three-test tour of the Caribbean, April to May 2015. In the schedule announced recently (August 2) by the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), Grenada will host the second Test of the series between ...Read More >>>
  8/5/2014 || CARNIVAL QUEENS REPRESENT PURE GRENADA BRAND 2
The Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) continues its partnership with the Spicemas Corporation (SMC) to support the National Carnival Queen Show. The seven contestants were given an interactive workshop that educated them on Grenada’s tourism sector, the functions of the GTA, as well as an understan...Read More >>>
  8/5/2014 || TURKEY TO SUPPORT SEVERAL PROJECTS IN GRENADA1
Prime minister of Grenada, Dr Keith Mitchell, in receiving the ambassador of Turkey to the Caribbean early on Wednesday, was given some welcome news of aid packages for Grenada. Ambassador Aydin Evirgen, who was recently appointed to the region at the same time that a Turkish embassy was opened i...Read More >>>
  7/30/2014 || KIRANI JAMES WINS GOLD IN RECORD TIME8
Grenada’s Kirani James put on another outstanding performance to win 400m gold at the 2014 Commonwealth Games now taking place in Glasgow, Scotland. The 21-year-old Olympic gold medalist timed his race perfectly, easing into the second 200m and then kicking away from his nearest challenger to coa...Read More >>>
  7/30/2014 || MORE ACCOLADES FOR FELIX 1
Grenada has won its first ever international medal in the Decathlon event at the Commonwealth Games currently being held in Glasgow, Scotland; and only its second ever medal in the history of the games. Kurt Felix, who hails from the village of La Femme in St. David, and a former student of the S...Read More >>>
  7/29/2014 || FELIX WINS BRONZE FOR GRENADA3
Grenada's Kurt Felix has medaled at the Commonwealth Games currently taking place in Glasgow, Scotland. Felix placed third in the decalthon competition behind Canada’s Damian Warner who struck gold and England’s Ashley Bryant who took the silver. The winner of the 10-discipline event is determine...Read More >>>
  7/29/2014 || CRUISE SHIP SEASON CLOSES WITH A BANG2
Three thousand, nine hundred and seventy nine (3,979) passengers and crew members of the MSC Divina injected approximately $416,000 into Grenada’s economy on Friday, 25th July 2014. The 2012 luxury Italian cruise line berthed in Grenada for the second time since its inaugural visit on 28th May 2014....Read More >>>
  7/29/2014 || JAMES THROUGH TO COMMONWEALTH GAMES 400M FINALS 1
Olympic champion Kirani James and England's Martyn Rooney produced dominant displays in their respective semi-finals to reach the 400m final at the Commonwealth Games this evening. Rooney ran alongside his closest rivals for the first half of the opening semi-final, before cruising away in the se...Read More >>>
  7/26/2014 || GRENADA GETS US$10 MILLION IN LOW-COST FINANCING ...0
The Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved a US$10 million policy-based loan (PBL) to support the reform priorities of the government of Grenada. This is the first in a series of three US$10 million PBLs that have been proposed for Grenada. It will provide support...Read More >>>
  7/10/2014 || KIRANI JAMES LEADS 16-MEMBER GRENADA TEAM TO COMMO...2
Olympic 400 metres champion Kirani James will lead a Grenada contingent to the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland from July 23 to August 3. James is included in a 16-member team which will participate in three sporting disciplines—Athletics, Boxing and Swimming—announced by the Grenada ...Read More >>>
 
  7/10/2014 || GRENADA GOVERNMENT TO DELIVER ON FINAL BACK PAY2
Government will pay the last tranche of back pay to public servants at the end of this month. This announcement has come from Minister for Economic Development, Trade, Planning and Co-operatives, Hon. Oliver Joseph. The final tranche will bring the amount the Keith Mitchell Administration has ...Read More >>>

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