| 4/16/2014 || BOTANICAL GARDENS TO BE RENAMED AFTER SIR ERIC ||1|
|The Grenada government says preparations are well underway for the renaming of the Botanical Gardens after the country’s first Prime Minister, Sir Eric Matthew Gairy.
Social Development Minister Hon. Delma Thomas has announced that a team of local and international volunteers will soon begin upgr...Read More >>>|
| 4/16/2014 || GRENADA GOVERNMENT MOVING TO RESUME HOUSE REPAIR P...||1|
|Social Development Minister Hon. Delma Thomas has announced that government will soon resume its House Repair Programme.
Minister Thomas says the delay in resuming the Programme is as a result of huge debts owed to suppliers.
The Social Development Minister told Tuesday’s post cabinet news bri...Read More >>>|
| 4/16/2014 || PROGRAM TO PROVIDE TABLETS FOR GRENADIAN STUDENTS ...||1|
|Prime Minister Dr. The Rt. Hon. Keith Mitchell held follow-up talks with CEO Vahan H. Gureghian, Max Tribble and Rev. Terrence Griffith of the Philadelphia-based CSMI Education Management, on the way forward for the proposed CSMI-Grenada High Tech Classroom program.
This program, wh...Read More >>>|
| 4/16/2014 || IMF TO DECIDE ON GRENADA PROGRAM IN EARLY MAY ||2|
|The International Monetary Fund (IMF) wants to meet early next month to approve Grenada’s home-grown structural adjustment program.
The IMF official who will be chairing the meeting has asked Grenada’s permanent secretary in the ministry of finance, Timothy Antoine, to work with his team for a me...Read More >>>|
| 4/16/2014 || NLA HANDS OVER LAND DOCUMENTS FOR KIRANI JAMES||1|
|ST. GEORGE’S - FRIDAY, 11TH APRIL, 2014 –At a Press Conference held at the Carenage Sporting Complex on Friday involving officials from the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Ecclesiastical Affairs and the National Lotteries Authority (NLA), Gerard James received the documents for a parcel of land at Dou...Read More >>>|
| 4/3/2014 || IDLE LAND TAX AIMS TO REKINDLE GRENADA'S AGRICULTU...||8|
|The Inland Revenue Department (IRD) says a demand notice to property owners regarding a 0.2% payment on idle agriculture land was sent in error.
Comptroller of the IRD, Raphael Stephens, made the announcement during a post cabinet briefing on Tuesday.
Agriculture Minister Roland Bhola also apo...Read More >>>|
| 3/22/2014 || GOVERNMENT SAYS EMPLOYMENT FREEZE DOES NOT APPLY T...||0|
|Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell says his administration’s freeze on hiring within the public service will not apply to the Royal Grenada Police Force (RGPF).
Mitchell, who is also Minister of National Security, spoke during an open forum with RGPF members, indicating that the freeze would be mai...Read More >>>|
| 3/19/2014 || GRENADA CAN ACCESS MORE THAN US$100 MILLION, SAYS ...||10|
|Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell says Grenada can draw down more than the estimated US$100 million dollars once it meets set targets during the three-year Home Grown Programme.
The Prime Minister says Grenada is expecting US$30 million from the World Bank, US$30 million from the Caribbean Deve...Read More >>>|
| 3/19/2014 || GRENADA GOVERNMENT TO REIMBURSE SMALL ACCOUNT HOLD...||4|
|Small account holders who lost their money when Capital Bank collapsed are to be reimbursed.
The government says it will make the payments to persons who had, at most, 500 dollars deposited.
Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Finance, Timothy Antoine, says four thousand cheques amounting t...Read More >>>|
| 3/17/2014 || IMF ANNOUNCES US$21.9 MILLION DOLLAR DEAL WITH GRE...||1|
|The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has reached an agreement with the Grenada government for a three-year US$21.9 million dollar programme.
A release from the IMF says the Extended Credit Facility is to support an ambitious programme, embarked on by the one-year-old Keith Mitchell administratio...Read More >>>|
| 3/10/2014 || GRENADA LEADS REGION IN ELECTORAL GAIN FOR WOMEN||0|
|The United Nations says Grenada is the only Caribbean country to join the "above-30 per cent" club for the highest electoral gain for women in the world.
In the latest annual review of Women in Parliament, released at UN headquarters here by the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), an international o...Read More >>>|
| 3/10/2014 || GERMAN AIRLINE CONDOR TO RETURN TO GRENADA||3|
|The German airline, Condor, is set to return to Grenada later this year, tourism officials announced late on Friday (March 7).
The announcement became the major buzz in the Caribbean hall at the world’s largest travel show, ITB, in Germany.
Tourism Minister Alexandra Otway-Noel, who is leading...Read More >>>|
| 3/10/2014 || GRENADA PARLIAMENT WITHDRAWS CONTROVERSIAL SECTION...||2|
|Grenada’s House of Representatives on Thursday (March 6) withdrew controversial sections of the Electronic Crimes Bill.
The Bill was amended in the lower house of parliament, removing sections 6, 16 and 25.
The changes are said to be consistent with a promise made by the administration.
“S...Read More >>>|
| 3/5/2014 || GRENADA TEACHERS PROTEST FOR BACK-PAY TO CIVIL SER...||7|
|The Grenada Union of Teachers (GUT) Wednesday said it was pleased with the response of its members to the first wave of protest action to force the Keith Mitchell government to pay arrears to public servants.
“Today, we have seen good response to the call and we expect better tomorrow,” said GUT ...Read More >>>|
| 3/5/2014 || GRENADA USHERS IN NEW ERA OF OPEN GOVERNMENT ||1|
|A new era of open government was ushered in here on Tuesday after the country’s Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell became the first to declare his assets to the newly established Integrity Commission.
Prime Minister Mitchell walked into the Archibald Avenue office of the commission ten o clock sha...Read More >>>|
| 3/5/2014 || GRENADA MOVES TO CRACK DOWN ON FINANCIAL IRREGULAR...||3|
|Financial irregularities have been uncovered in the Grenada government school books programme and the administration now says it’s time for a revamp.
A government audit has reported that user fees collected from students have not been deposited into the treasury.
The audit report says in exces...Read More >>>|
| 3/2/2014 || GOVERNMENT UNABLE TO MEET ARREARS OWED TO PUBLIC S...||5|
|The Grenada Government says it will not be able to pay as schedule the EC$12 million (One EC dollar = US$0.37 cents) in retroactive payment to public servants.
A government statement said that while the process of preparation for payment is almost completed, the Keith Mitchell administration “is ...Read More >>>|
| 3/2/2014 || GRENADA GOVERNMENT LAUNCHES THE MULTIPURPOSE ID SY...||0|
|On February 4th, 2014, Grenada welcomed the launch of the Multi-Purpose Identification (MPID) System which is a joint initiative across the four Windward Islands.
The MPID System will facilitate the easy recognition of citizens from participating countries through the use of a unique identifier w...Read More >>>|
| 3/2/2014 || GRENADA’S OECS SUPREME COURT ARREARS DATE BACK TO ...||1|
|The Grenada Government has disclosed that monies the country owes to the OECS Supreme Court date back to three years ago.
The Keith Mitchell Administration, which has been in office for just a year, says, however, that it has begun the process of paying the outstanding amount.
Attorney General...Read More >>>|
| 2/26/2014 || GRENADA CHILD CARE PROVIDERS FOR EIGHT-WEEK COURSE...||0|
|Sixty-three of Grenada’s child care providers attached to the Roving Care Givers’ Programme, the Programme for Adolescent Mothers (PAM), the Grand Anse Playgroup (GAP) and the New IMANI Programme will benefit from an 8-week course in Conscious Discipline, beginning Tuesday, February 25, 2014.
Co...Read More >>>|
| 2/18/2014 || GRENADA LAUNCHES A NEW DESTINATION BRAND ||9|
|Grenada unveiled a new destination brand recently, in a significant move aimed at repositioning the country as a major tourist destination.
More than 100 invited guests from the island’s tourism, diplomatic, corporate, and media circles gathered to witness the unveiling of the island’s new brand ...Read More >>>|
| 2/13/2014 || ADDITIONAL WORK TO COMMENCE ON PHASE ONE OF CHINES...||0|
|The official commencement of the outside supporting works of the first phase of the Low Income Housing Project was celebrated between the Governments of the People’s Republic of China and Grenada at a sod-turning ceremony at Mt. Gay, St. George’s on Wednesday.
The ceremony, which signaled the sta...Read More >>>|
| 2/13/2014 || AUSTRALIA WITHDRAWS AID COMMITMENT TO GRENADA||5|
| Grenada has unfortunately become a victim of a foreign policy shift by the new government in Australia, which has begun withdrawal of aid commitments to the Caribbean, Latin America and Africa.
In a dramatic turn of events, Australia has announced that it will phase out all aid programmes to tho...Read More >>>|
| 2/10/2014 || GRENADA HOSTS MOBILE APP WORKSHOP ||0|
|A new initiative from BrightPath Foundation is taking a radical approach to Caribbean digital content creation. Called TechLink, the new project is already being described as a revolution in community-driven technology-driven education for the region.
On February 1, BrightPath Foundation, in coll...Read More >>>|
| 2/10/2014 || US SECRETARY OF STATE JOHN KERRY CONGRATULATES GRE...||4|
|On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Grenada, Carriacou, and Petite Martinique on the 40th anniversary of your independence on February 7.
The United States is proud of what our peoples and governments have achieved together through forty ...Read More >>>|
| 2/8/2014 || GRENADA CELEBRATES||0|
|Grenada celebrated its 40th anniversary of political independence from Britain on Friday with the traditional military parade and Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell acknowledged that despite some turbulent years, the island has emerged as a “stable democracy”.
Mitchell told Grenadians here and abro...Read More >>>|
| 2/8/2014 || GRENADA TO HONOR SIR ERIC GAIRY||0|
|Grenada, which is this year celebrating its 40th anniversary of political independence from Britain, will honor the work and vision of the island’s first prime minister, Sir Eric Gairy.
“In expression of gratitude for his life’s work and vision, Government has taken the decision to, among other r...Read More >>>|
| 2/6/2014 || PETITE MARTINIQUES CELEBRATES 40 YEARS OF GRENADA’...||0|
|Forty years of the tri-island state independence from Britain was celebrated on the 586 acres island of Petite Martinique.
Governor General Dame Dr. Cecile La Grenade; whose maternal grandparents originated from the island; joined with residents to celebrate such an important milestone in the nat...Read More >>>|
| 2/6/2014 || CARRIACOU CELEBRATES 40 YEARS OF GRENADA’S INDEPE...||0|
|Citizens of the tri-island state of Grenada are being urged to find more creative and innovative ways of surviving by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Legal Affairs, Labour, Local Government and Carriacou and Petite Martinique Affairs Hon. Elvin Nimrod.
Addressing people in attendance at th...Read More >>>|
| 2/4/2014 || BURKE IS NEW NDC LEADER||2|
|Nazim Burke, the former Grenada finance minister, has assumed leadership of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC).
He easily defeated former education minister Franka Bernardine during elections held at Sunday’s party convention.
Burke replaces former Prime Minister Tillman Th...Read More >>>|
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