| 12/1/2016 || FIRST REFERENDUM SINCE INDEPENDENCE IS CAUSE FOR C...||4|
|Grenada’s Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell says the country should be celebrating the fact that a referendum on the constitution has been held for the first time since independence was attained in 1974.
Mitchell was speaking in the wake of opposition inspired comments suggesting celebration after...Read More >>>|
| 11/27/2016 || OAS NOTES LOW VOTER TURNOUT FOR GRENADA REFERENDUM||3|
|The Organization of American States (OAS) said that voter turnout and interest “remained low” in Grenada’s referendum on Thursday to change the island’s constitution that has been in existence since 1974.
Grenadians voted overwhelmingly to reject all seven pieces of legislation that would have r...Read More >>>|
| 11/27/2016 || PM MITCHELL'S STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF FIDEL CA...||0|
|The people and government of Grenada mourn today with the people and government of Cuba on the passing of their great revolutionary leader Fidel Castro Ruiz.
Through our embassy in Havana, we have extended to President Raul Castro and his government our deepest sympathies.
We have also been in...Read More >>>|
| 11/27/2016 || FIDEL CASTRO DIES AT 90; CUBA TO OBSERVE 9 DAYS OF...||0|
|Cuba will observe nine days of mourning for Fidel Castro, including a three-day journey by his ashes along the route taken by the rebel army he led on a victorious march across the island in 1959. The former Cuban leader, born Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz on August 13, 1926, died on Friday, November 2...Read More >>>|
| 11/25/2016 || GRENADIANS REJECT CONSTITUTIONAL REFORM IN REFEREN...||0|
|According to preliminary results published by the Parliamentary Elections Office, with 99 percent of polling stations reporting, Grenadians appear to have decisively rejected seven proposed constitutional amendments in a referendum on Thursday.
Notwithstanding a plea from Prime Minister Dr Keith ...Read More >>>|
| 11/21/2016 || BRITAIN’S PRINCE HARRY BEGINS VISIT TO THE CARIBBE...||2|
|Britain’s Prince Harry has started a 15-day visit to the Caribbean that will include stops in Antigua and Barbuda, St Kitts-Nevis, St Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Grenada, Barbados, and Guyana.His visit to Grenada is scheduled for Monday, November 28.
After an official arrival and we...Read More >>>|
| 11/10/2016 || CARIBBEAN REACTS TO DONALD TRUMP ELECTION VICTORY||1|
|His campaign was vitriolic, sometimes acrimonious. He was labeled a racist, a bigot, anti-Mexican, anti-immigrant, anti-Muslim. Despite this, Republican candidate Donald Trump was on Tuesday elected the 45th president of the United States, defying the polls and popular media hype that favoured his D...Read More >>>|
| 11/10/2016 || LIAT’S SERVICE DISRUPTED TO DUE UNFAVOURABLE WEATH...||0|
|The management of regional airline, LIAT, says it is working to restore normalcy to its network schedule, which has been impacted by unexpected weather conditions.
In a release late Wednesday, LIAT said high winds in St Vincent and the Grenadines last Saturday, resulted in aircraft being grounded...Read More >>>|
| 11/7/2016 || GRENADA GOVERNMENT TO COMPENSATE FARMERS AFFECTED ...||7|
|The Grenada government says it will compensate farmers whose properties were damage following the heavy rains here last week.
Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell said he has instructed the Ministry of Agriculture to work with Parliamentarians in the affected areas to immediately assess and ascertain...Read More >>>|
| 10/28/2016 || GRENADA'S HEALTH MINISTRY CONFIRMS OUTBREAK OF HAN...||0|
|The Ministry of Health on Thursday confirmed reports of an outbreak of Hand, Foot and Mouth disease at some day-care and preschool centres across the island.
Chief Medical Officer, Dr George Mitchell, says the ministry has received reports of 12 cases and going forward public education and direct...Read More >>>|
| 10/21/2016 || NEW DATE FOR GRENADA REFERENDUM||3|
|Less than 24 hours after Attorney General Cajeton Hood announced that the Grenadians will no longer be voting in a referendum for a new constitution on October 27, the Supervisor of Elections, Alex Phillip Wednesday named November 24 as the new date.
In a statement Phillip said he was advised Wed...Read More >>>|
| 10/19/2016 || GRENADA REFERENDUM POSTPONED AMID CONCERNS OVER SA...||0|
|Grenada Tuesday announced a postponement of the October 27 referendum for a new constitution by at least one month amid growing concerns as to whether or not one of the seven bills to be voted on encourages same-sex marriages in the Caribbean Community (Caricom) country.
Attorney General Cajeton ...Read More >>>|
| 10/19/2016 || GRENADA GOVERNMENT POSTPONES CONSTITUTIONAL REFERE...||0|
|Citing a need for additional time to complete the public education process, the government of Grenada has postponed yet again the referendum on constitutional reform most recently planned for October 27.
In a press statement, the government noted, that proposed constitutional reform has been ongo...Read More >>>|
| 10/13/2016 || REACHWITHIN STAGES SOCCER CLINICS TO TEACH CHILDRE...||0|
|Reachwithin, the Grenada-based charity dedicated to improving the quality of life of teens and children who have experienced adversity, hosted two special soccer clinics at Tempe Playing Field on Sunday and Monday, 9-10 October 2016. A lively group of children, aged 4-16 from the Queen Elizabeth Ho...Read More >>>|
| 10/13/2016 || GRENADA ATTORNEY GENERAL SAYS NO LOOPHOLE FOR SAME...||3|
|Attorney General Cajeton Hood said Tuesday that the proposed amendments contained in the Rights and Freedom Bill will not be creating a loophole that could result in Grenada legalising same sex unions.
“The amendment does not affect the status quo at all in anyway, the amendment does seek too, no...Read More >>>|
| 10/13/2016 || CARIBBEAN COUNTRIES SHARE PLANS TO ADAPT TO CLIMAT...||0|
|Representatives from 11 Caribbean countries and development agency partners are meeting in Grenada’s capital of St George’s this week to discuss strategies to prepare for the impact of climate change.
Grenada held the final consultation for its National Adaptation Plan (NAP) on Tuesday and will ...Read More >>>|
| 10/3/2016 || GRENADA'S LATEST LABOUR FORCE SURVEY NOW UNDER WAY||0|
|The Central Statistical Office (CSO) of the Ministry of Finance and Energy, in collaboration with the OECS Commission, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Decent Work Team and Office for the Caribbean, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the World Bank will be conducting the ...Read More >>>|
| 9/29/2016 || GRENADA OPPOSITION BEGINS 2018 ELECTION CAMPAIGN W...||0|
|The main Opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) recently launched its 2017-30 policy agenda telling supporters that the document should not be viewed as a manifesto as it prepares for the next general election, constitutionally due in 2018.
“I must hasten to say, that it is not our manifes...Read More >>>|
| 9/29/2016 || JETBLUE ADDS FIFTH NEW YORK FLIGHT TO GRENADA IN J...||0|
|Travellers between New York and Grenada will have the option to chose from five nonstop flights per week starting in January 2017. JetBlue Airways is increasing its flight frequency to five times a week from the current four times weekly.
Effective 9th January 2017, JetBlue is adding a Monday fl...Read More >>>|
| 9/19/2016 || PRIME MINISTER'S STATEMENT ON THE DEATH OF SIR DR....||0|
|It was with great sadness that the nation learned of the death of Sir Dr. Lamuel Stanislaus, Grenada's former Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York. He passed away Sunday in New York City at the age of 95.
Sir Stanislaus was at one time Grenada's longest servin...Read More >>>|
| 9/19/2016 || FORMER GRENADA AMBASSADOR DEAD AT 95||0|
|Many Caribbean Americans took to social media last night (Sunday, September 18), to express condolences to the family of former Grenada Ambassador to the United Nations, Dr. Lamuel Stanislaus, who passed away in New York City. He was 95.
Dr. Stanislaus, who was also a dentist by profession, repo...Read More >>>|
| 9/15/2016 || IMF STAFF CONCLUDES VISIT TO GRENADA||0|
|An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team led by Nicole Laframboise visited Grenada from September 7–14, 2016 to conduct discussions on the fifth review of Grenada’s IMF-supported program under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF).
The ECF arrangement was approved on June 26, 2014 for an amount of...Read More >>>|
| 9/15/2016 || GRENADA RECOMMITS TO ONE CHINA POLICY||0|
|Eleven years after resuming diplomatic ties with China, Grenada Tuesday night reaffirmed its commitment to Beijing’s “One China Policy”.
China has called on the international community to adopt its One China Policy even as Taiwan, which it regards as a renegade province continues to maintain dipl...Read More >>>|
| 9/15/2016 || PM MITCHELL WEIGHS IN ON WICB DRAMA||1|
|Grenada's Prime Minister, Dr Keith Mitchell, has reacted angrily to the sacking of West Indies head coach Phil Simmons, blasting the move as "bizarre" and motivated by "spite and vendetta".
In a strongly worded press statement released yesterday afternoon, Mitchell expressed his "disgust" with th...Read More >>>|
| 9/8/2016 || GRENADA PM DRAWS FLAK OVER INSENSITIVE COMMENTS||3|
|An opposition legislator has criticised Prime Minister Keith Mitchell over his choice of words used in the Parliament recently as Grenadians continue to discuss the October 27 referendum on changing the island’s constitution.
Ray Roberts, who represents trade unions in the Senate, said that Prime...Read More >>>|
| 8/29/2016 || HEALTH INSPECTORS TO SWEEP GRENADA'S PRIMARY AND S...||1|
|In the days leading up to the start of the new school year, on September 5, health inspectors and vector control personnel will undertake a comprehensive inspection and fogging of primary and secondary schools on the island.
The initiative which will be led by the Ministry of Health's Vector Cont...Read More >>>|
| 8/29/2016 || GRENADA PM LOSES IN COURT AGAIN||2|
|The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court has again ruled against Grenada’s Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell in a civil action against the liquidator of the Grenada Today newspaper.
In 2014, Mitchell lost an earlier bid before the high court in Grenada to have local chartered certified accountant Garve...Read More >>>|
| 8/26/2016 || USCIS PROPOSES RULE TO WELCOME INTERNATIONAL ENTRE...||0|
|WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is proposing a new rule, which would allow certain international entrepreneurs to be considered for parole (temporary permission to be in the United States) so that they may start or scale their businesses here in the United States.
Rea...Read More >>>|
| 8/23/2016 || REFLECTIONS ON RIO||0|
|Well, the 2016 Summer Olympic Games have come and gone, and despite the alarmist predictions (The stadiums will not be finished in time! Everyone will get Zika! Rio is a mess and unsanitary!) the premier sporting event seems to have been successful from all accounts. The thousands of athletes from a...Read More >>>|
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