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  4/18/2016 || FORMER MEMBER ALLEGES 'POOR POLITICS' BY GRENADA'S...1
A former member of Grenada’s opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has severely criticised the party and its leader Nazim Burke, suggesting that the NDC could be headed for another defeat by the New National Party (NNP) when elections are called. “The current perception, excluding ‘NDC Ph...Read More >>>
  4/13/2016 || DRONE USERS IN GRENADA NEED TO OBTAIN PERMISSION F...0
The Grenada Government Tuesday warned drone users that they must first obtain permission from the police before allowing the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) into the air. “Cabinet has decided that persons who wish to operate a UAV should apply to the police stating the reason,” Planning Minister Ol...Read More >>>
  4/13/2016 || LIAT CONFIRMS RESIGNATION OF CEO0
Regional carrier, LIAT, Wednesday confirmed that Chief Executive Officer David Evans has resigned. In a statement, LIAT said the Board of Directors accepted Evans’ resignation Wednesday. The Director of Finance and ICT Julie Reifer-Jones, has been appointed to act as CEO. The Board of dire...Read More >>>
  4/4/2016 || WEST INDIES WOMEN WIN FIRST-EVER GLOBAL TITLE0
The West Indies Women won their first-ever global title with an impressive eight-wicket victory that denied the Australian Women a fourth successive ICC Women’s World T20 title. Half-centuries from Elyse Villani and Meg Lanning lifted the Aussie Southern Stars to 148 for five, the team’s highest ...Read More >>>
  4/4/2016 || WINDIES MEN AND WOMEN COP T20 WORLD TITLES2
Carlos Brathwaite calmly belted four astonishing sixes off the first four deliveries of the final over to catapult West Indies to extraordinary four-wicket victory over England as the Caribbean made history by sweeping both the men’s and women’s titles at the 2016 Twenty20 World Cup here yesterday. ...Read More >>>
  3/30/2016 || CXC ENGAGES STAKEHOLDERS IN GRENADA 0
The Registrar of the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC), Glenroy Cumberbatch, accompanied by CXC’s webmaster, Ayo Pompey, visited Grenada during the week of March 21, 2016, as part of CXC’s Caribbean region tour. The purpose of the visit was to conduct stakeholder meetings, to obtain feedback, ...Read More >>>
  3/30/2016 || UPGRADES IN STORE FOR THE GRENADIAN EDUCATION SEC...1
The Education Sector will receive massive upgrades and technical assistance, thanks to a US$15 million loan and US$500, 000 in grant funding from the Caribbean Development Bank. Hon. Anthony Boatswain, Minister for Education, said, “First it will include the expansion and rehabilitation of six of...Read More >>>
  3/25/2016 || NEW GRENADA CONSUL GENERAL TAKES OVER IN TORONTO1
The newly appointed consul general for Grenada in Toronto, Derrick James, says he’s hopeful that more nationals from the Caribbean nation could obtain opportunities to be employed as part of Canada’s seasonal farm workers’ program. James made the announcement last Friday in Toronto, in his first ...Read More >>>
  3/25/2016 || MYSTERY OF INFANT DEATHS IN GRENADA DEEPENS0
Following a recent claim by the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Grenada that three young children had died at the General Hospital, reportedly from gastroenteritis, and a denial by the ministry of health, a local radio talk show host has since interviewed two of the families whose c...Read More >>>
  3/25/2016 || WINDIES BEAT SOUTH AFRICA, ENTER WORLD T20 SEMIS0
The West Indies clinched a spot in the World Twenty20 semi-finals with a thrilling three-wicket win over South Africa at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur on Friday. Darren Sammy's side successfully chased down a target of 123 with just two balls to spare for a third consecutive ...Read More >>>
  3/11/2016 || GOVERNMENT STUDYING PLANS AIMED AT BOOSTING COCOA ...1
Government is reviewing the recommendations put forward by a consultancy company with regards to the way forward for its Cocoa and Nutmeg Association. In 2012, a consultancy was launched to analyze the Spice Industry and uncover ways it can become more competitive. Minister for Agriculture Hon...Read More >>>
  3/11/2016 || NEW PARTNERSHIP TO OFFER CUBA FLIGHTS AND TOURS FR...1
BedyEasy-Sky, a merged tour operation and air transportation service between BEDY Travel in Grenada and Easy Sky, an airline with more than 36 years of experience in Honduras, plans to offer flights and tours to Cuba from a number of Caribbean countries. Easy-Sky airline will be operating a fleet...Read More >>>
  3/11/2016 || GRENADA RESORT SEEKS INJUNCTION TO PREVENT GOVERNM...1
On Friday, the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court will hear an application by MRI Ltd, the management company of The Grenadian by Rex Resorts, for judicial review and an interim injunction preventing the Grenada government from unilaterally revoking the company’s 99-year lease and taking control of the...Read More >>>
  2/29/2016 || GRENADA GOVERNMENT TO ASSIST WINDIES UNDER-19 STAR...1
The Grenada government has announced its intention to assist West Indies under-19 cricket star Ryan John. Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell disclosed the information to John during a meeting on Friday. Economic Development Minister Oliver Joseph also attended the meeting with John, a resident ...Read More >>>
  2/25/2016 || GRENADA PARLIAMENT PASSES BANKRUPTCY AND INSOLVENC...0
A bill which provides for the modernization of the law relating to bankruptcy and insolvency of individuals and companies has been passed in the House of Representatives. The Bankruptcy and Insolvency Bill 2016, is based on the Canadian Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, which has been used as a mode...Read More >>>
  2/25/2016 || OUTBREAK OF CHICKEN POX AT ST. GEORGE’S ANGLICAN J...1
Grenada health authorities Tuesday confirmed that an outbreak of Chicken Pox at a primary school has forced the closure of the school for at least one week. “The Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development further advises that any and all siblings of students who attend the St George’s A...Read More >>>
  2/25/2016 || FOURTH INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND (IMF) REVIEW OF...0
A delegation from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by Ms. Nicole LaFramboise, has commenced the fourth (4th) review of Grenada’s Homegrown Structural Programme and the 2016 Article IV Consultation. The 4th review covers the period July – December 2015 and looks at the performance benchm...Read More >>>
  2/16/2016 || WEST INDIES STUN INDIA TO WIN ICC U19 CRICKET WORL...0
West Indies rode on their fast-bowling arsenal to win the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup for the first time with a tense five-wicket victory over three-time winner India in the final in Mirpur on Sunday. The pace trio of Alzarri Joseph, Ryan John and Chemar Holder shone on a spicy, moisture-laden...Read More >>>
  2/16/2016 || SUCCESSFUL MADE IN GRENADA EXPO0
he Third Annual Made in Grenada Expo, spearheaded by the Ministry of Trade and Economic Development was successfully held at the Grenada National Stadium on Sunday, February 7, 2016, as part of the Independence Day Celebrations. The Expo was the culmination of the Buy Local Week, which is part of...Read More >>>
  2/16/2016 || THREAT TO REGIONAL FINANCE SECTOR TO GET CARICOM H...0
Ahead of Monday night’s opening of the CARICOM heads of government inter-sessional meeting in Belize, finance ministers deliberated in the morning on a regional response to a threat to the banking sector in member states. The issue is the threat to correspondent banking relationships, or the poss...Read More >>>
  2/16/2016 || AMERICAN CHARGED WITH DEFRAUDING CARIBBEAN IMMIGRA...0
The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) has disclosed that an American had been arrested and charged with defrauding Caribbean and other immigrants. The DOJ said, Helaman Hansen, 63, was arrested after a US federal grand jury returned a 13-count indictment, charging him with conspiracy to c...Read More >>>
  2/7/2016 || HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY GRENADA!0
The United States has congratulated Grenada as it celebrates its 42nd anniversary of political independence from Great Britain on Sunday, saying that the island’s focus on sustainable tourism development “allows visitors from across the globe to enjoy the pristine beaches and natural beauty of your ...Read More >>>
  2/5/2016 || GRENADA PM CALLS ON RESIDENTS TO PREPARE FOR ZIKA ...1
Grenada’s Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell called on the people of Grenada, Carriacou and Petit Martinique to be prepared for the transmission of the zika virus that has already spread to Caribbean countries including Barbados, Curacao, Dominican Republic, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Martinique, Puerto Rico,...Read More >>>
  2/4/2016 || ZIKA UPDATE: GRENADA GOVERNMENT GIVING PREGNANT WO...2
Pregnant women, especially those in the first trimester as well as mothers to be, will get priority treatment once testing begins to determine if they are infected with the Zika virus. Health Minister Hon. Nickolas Steele says a representative from the Paris based Women and Health Association Int...Read More >>>
  2/4/2016 || WORLD BANK MISSION IS IN GRENADA 1
ten member World Bank team is visiting Grenada from February 2 to 5, 2016 to advance the preparation of the Development Policy Credit and Loan (DPC/DPL). The main objectives of the mission are: - To supervise the implementation of the prior actions taken under the World Bank's first DP...Read More >>>
  2/4/2016 || NEW ECCB GOVERNOR OUTLINES HIS VISION TO REGIONAL...0
Media practitioners from across the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) were given an opportunity on Monday, February 1, to interact with the new governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), Timothy Antoine, as he outlined his new vision for banking within the ECCU during a press confe...Read More >>>
  2/2/2016 || SUPPORT WHAT'S MADE IN GRENADA—BUY LOCAL WEEK 3
The Buy Local Week, organized by the Ministry of Economic Development, Planning, Trade and Cooperatives began yesterday, Monday, February 1 and ends on February 7, 2016, with the Made in Grenada Expo, at the Grenada National Stadium. The main purpose of the buy local initiative is to seek support...Read More >>>
  2/2/2016 || STATEMENT BY THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL SEC...0
The Ministry of Health and Social Security continues to actively respond to the outbreak of the Zika virus in the region. Whereas to date, 21 countries have been affected by the virus, including some neighboring territories. Grenada remains free from the virus. The Ministry also notes with gr...Read More >>>
  2/2/2016 || GRENADA OPPOSITION PARTY AFFIRMS STRENGTH, DESPITE...1
A week after its annual convention, the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Grenada remains in damage-control mode over the composition of its new executive that was elected at the convention. On Thursday, January 28, the NDC was forced to issue a public statement, saying their ...Read More >>>
 
  1/26/2016 || AMERICAN TOURIST SLAIN IN GRENADA5
A Georgia woman vacationing with her husband on Grenada was killed Sunday morning while walking along the beach, officials said. Jessica Colker, 39, and her husband, Brian Melito, were attacked near the La Sagesse resort by a man wielding a cutlass-style blade, police said. Melito, 62, managed...Read More >>>

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