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  2/24/2015 || WEST INDIES OPENER SMASHES CRICKET WORLD CUP RECOR...1
West Indies opener Chris Gayle became the first batsman to score a double century in a World Cup innings when he reached the landmark against Zimbabwe in a Pool B clash in Canberra on Tuesday. Gayle, who might have been given out lbw before he had scored, brought up his first double century in 22...Read More >>>
  2/24/2015 || IMF CONDUCTING 2ND REVIEW OF GRENADA'S HOMEGROWN P...3
A delegation from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by Ms. Aliona Cebotari, is currently in Grenada conducting the second (2nd) review of Grenada’s Homegrown Structural Programme. This review covers the period July – December 2014 and looks at 2015. Other partners participating in the re...Read More >>>
  2/16/2015 || POLICE REMIND FIREARM HOLDERS TO RENEW LICENSES4
The Royal Grenada Police Force is reminding all licensed firearm holders that the deadline for renewal of firearms has now ended. Persons who have not renewed their licenses as yet are urged to do so now. The RGPF is also reminding the general public persons that it is illegal for anyone to hav...Read More >>>
  2/16/2015 || POLICE RECRUITMENT EXAMS1
The Royal Grenada Police Force (RGPF) wishes to inform the general public that its recruitment exams will be held on Saturday 21st February, 2015 on mainland Grenada, and Saturday 28th February, 2015 in Carriacou. The exams will begin at 09:00 a.m. sharp and will be conducted at the following loc...Read More >>>
  2/16/2015 || GRENADA AND NEW ZEALAND IN PARTNERSHIP TO EXPLORE ...0
In September 2014, the Governments of Grenada and New Zealand, signed a Geothermal Support Partnership Framework aimed at facilitating the exploration and eventual use of geothermal energy leading to a reduction in Grenada’s carbon footprint and ultimately lower electricity prices. In this regard...Read More >>>
  2/12/2015 || GERMANY CONTRIBUTES EC$4.5 MILLION TO GRENADA’S EL...4
Dr. Michael Freudenberg, Deputy Head of Mission of the German Embassy in Port-of-Spain with responsibility for Grenada, made a special visit to Grenada from February 4th to February 9th. Aside participating in various meetings including the Zero-Hunger Pledging Conference and events to celebrate Gre...Read More >>>
  2/12/2015 || GRENADA SIGNS NEW AGREEMENT FOR MORE CHINESE HOUSE...3
With housing being an urgent need on the island, Housing Minister, Hon. Delma Thomas has disclosed that Government has signed new agreements for additional houses from the Peoples Republic of China. Minister Thomas said Grenada’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Hon. Clarice Modeste Curwen, has already ...Read More >>>
  2/9/2015 || PM MITCHELL GIVES UPDATE ON PROJECT GRENADA0
Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell has reported to the nation that the country is making steady progress under the banner of a new platform initiative called Project Grenada. Addressing a military parade and rally at the national stadium over the weekend, Prime Minister Mitchell says different int...Read More >>>
  2/9/2015 || PRIME MINISTER'S INDEPENDENCE ADDRESS0
Fellow citizens, Today, on this 41st anniversary, we recommit ourselves to deepening our independence so as to give purpose to the next generation. Today, let us as a people march forward into the future—ready to take on the next 41. Our biggest asset in going forward will be the unity ...Read More >>>
  2/4/2015 || JETBLUE TO FLY THE GRENADA SKIES4
Grenada’s fast-growing tourism industry is set to receive another major boost after JetBlue announced on Wednesday that it was starting a twice weekly service to St.George’s. JetBlue says it has set June 11 this year as the date to commence flights from New York's John F. Kennedy International Ai...Read More >>>
  2/4/2015 || GRENADA IS TOP TRENDING BEACH DESTINATION0
Grenada is the top trending beach destination, according to KAYAK 2015 Travel Hacker Guide. Research spanning 2013 to 2014 revealed an increase of 31percent in flight searches from the previous year for round-trip flights from North America. As more persons are looking towards the tri-island stat...Read More >>>
  2/4/2015 || NEW WORK PERMIT FEE FROM FEBRUARY 20150
The Ministry of Labour advises the public that effective February 16, 2015 a non-refundable fee of one hundred dollars for application for a Work Permit shall be applied. The following persons require a Work Permit to be gainfully employed in the State of Grenada: • CARICOM nationals excluding...Read More >>>
  1/29/2015 || GRENADIANS URGED TO BECOME HOMESTAY HOSTS1
With just under two thousand registered rooms in Grenada, Carriacou, Petite Martinique, the Grenada Tourism Authority’s new Homestay programme aims to expand the nation’s room stock while diversifying its tourism product. This Homestay programme offers homeowners the opportunity to earn extra in...Read More >>>
  1/29/2015 || AMERICAN INVESTORS EYEING GRENADA'S ENERGY SECTOR1
A group of American investors is visiting Grenada, exploring opportunities in several key sectors including energy. The group includes Wesley Edens, founder and co-chairman of the board of directors of Fortress Investment Group and Robert Agbede, president and CEO of Chester LNG. Edens is also...Read More >>>
  1/20/2015 || GRENADA GOVERNMENT AWARDS 57 SCHOLARSHIPS2
The Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development has awarded 57 persons with scholarships to attend universities in and out of Grenada to pursue higher education in Arts and Science, Medicine, Pre-Med and Masters in Public Health. At the scholarship awarding ceremony held on January 16, M...Read More >>>
  1/20/2015 || BEST VILLAGE COMPETITION ON FOR 2015 0
The Best Village Competition is certainly on this year as part of the 41st Independence Anniversary Celebrations. For 2015, the competition will be spread over a three – month period, with February designated to judge the environment and March and April allotted for judging food and culture. In a...Read More >>>
  1/15/2015 || FOUR GRENADIANS IN POWER SOCA AND GROOVY SEMI-FINA...0
International soca sensation Hollice Mapp aka Mr. Killa continues to make inroads on soca’s biggest stage as the countdown continues to the climax of carnival in Trinidad and Tobago. Killa is among four Grenadian artistes to have qualified for the semi-finals of the International Power Soca Mona...Read More >>>
  1/15/2015 || COMMENTARY: VIEW FROM UP NORTH0
Happy 2015! The kind folks at GrenadianConnection have decided to have different columnists share their thoughts occasionally, so welcome to my first time giving my two cents, although these days with how the world economy is going it could be worth a little more. Maybe some of what I’ll comment...Read More >>>
  1/15/2015 || PETROCARIBE WILL CONTINUE, SAYS VENEZUELA PRESIDEN...0
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Wednesday that the PetroCaribe agreement will continue its path toward the consolidation and transformation of a great economic zone between the regional countries that are involved. “There are 20 states that participate in PetroCaribe and what we are g...Read More >>>
  1/13/2015 || CHINESE AMBASSADOR WALKS OUT AS GRENADA OFFICIAL S...1
China’s ambassador to Grenada, Ou Boqian, walked out of a function on Sunday night while a junior government minister was making reference to an agreement reached between Taiwan and Grenada over a long-standing debt. Parliament Secretary for Information in the Office of the Prime Minister Winsto...Read More >>>
  1/12/2015 || DELTA ANNOUNCES NEW SERVICE TO GRENADA 0
Delta Airline has announced that it will be starting a new weekly service between Atlanta and Grenada this summer. The United States based airline says the new service will be operated on Saturdays starting June 6th 2015 and ending August 15 2015. News of the new service was first announced du...Read More >>>
  1/12/2015 || NATIONAL CELEBRATIONS COMMITTEE REVEALS PLANS FOR ...0
Almost one month away from Grenada’s anticipated 41st Independence Anniversary, the National Celebrations Committee (NCC), on Tuesday, hosted a media launch to formally begin the countdown to the grand patriotic event. The NCC revealed that this year’s celebrations will be observed under the them...Read More >>>
  1/12/2015 || WINDIES DEFEAT SOUTH AFRICA IN RECORD T20 RUN-CHAS...1
Chris Gayle blasted 90 off 41 balls as the West Indies achieved a world record run chase in the second Twenty20 international yesterday to beat South Africa by four wickets. South Africa captain Faf du Plessis hit a 46-ball century in his team’s total of 231 for seven — their second highest total...Read More >>>
 
  1/6/2015 || GRENADA CONCLUDES 50% DEBT DEAL WITH TAIWAN2
The Government of Grenada announced today that it has concluded a comprehensive agreement to restructure its US$36.6 million (EC$98.8 million) indebtedness to the Export-Import Bank (EXIM) of the Republic of China (Taiwan). This landmark agreement, which reduces the principal outstanding on the l...Read More >>>

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