| 12/6/2017 || STATEMENT FROM THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE IN RESPONSE...||1|
|It has come to the attention of the Ministry of Finance, Government of Grenada, that Grenada has been one of 17 countries to be blacklisted by the EU Code of Conduct Group (Business Taxation).
On 5th December 2017, the Council approved and published conclusions containing an EU list of non-cooper...Read More >>>|
| 12/6/2017 || GRENADA AMONG FIVE CARIBBEAN COUNTRIES ON EU TAX H...||1|
|European Union finance ministers on Tuesday adopted a blacklist of tax havens that includes 17 extra-EU jurisdictions seen as not cooperative on tax matters, and which includes five countries in the wider Caribbean: Barbados, Grenada, Panama, Saint Lucia, and Trinidad and Tobago.
Rounding out the...Read More >>>|
| 12/3/2017 || GOLDEN KRUST CARIBBEAN BAKERY & GRILL FOUNDER, C...||1|
|The founder and CEO of Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill killed himself inside his Bronx factory on Saturday, police sources said. Lowell Hawthorne, 57, shot himself inside the Park Avenue building about 5:30 pm, sources said.
More than a dozen current and former employees stood in disbelief ...Read More >>>|
| 11/29/2017 || GRENADA TOURISM AUTHORITY LAUNCHES TOURISM AWARENE...||1|
|The Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) is reviving the mantra, ‘Tourism is Everybody’s Business’ with the launch of its Tourism Awareness Campaign (TAC).
The programme was launched on Thursday 23rd November at the GTA headquarters and attended by Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation and Culture Hon....Read More >>>|
| 11/29/2017 || GRENADA TO SET UP SPECIAL VICTIM UNIT, SEX OFFENDE...||2|
|Grenada is to establish a special victim unit and enact legislation that will require convicted sex offenders to be registered as part of the efforts to combat increasing child sexual abuse and other forms of sexual violence.
Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell said that it is alarming that in 2017,...Read More >>>|
| 11/29/2017 || GOVERNMENT CLAIMS DROP IN GRENADA’S UNEMPLOYMENT R...||1|
|Grenada’s unemployment rate has fallen significantly from 40% in 2013 to 24% in 2017.
Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Dr.Keith Mitchell made the disclosure during his presentation of the 2018 budget in parliament on Monday even as the country’s unemployment rate looks set to fall again in ...Read More >>>|
| 11/29/2017 || GRENADA LATEST TO CUT PRICE FOR ECONOMIC CITIZENSH...||1|
|Grenada has announced that it will join the recent round of price cuts for regional economic citizenship precipitated by St Kitts and Nevis in September, which has been widely viewed as an unproductive “race to the bottom”.
According to Investment Migration Insider, the chair of Grenada’s Citizen...Read More >>>|
| 11/26/2017 || FROM YARD TO FOREIGN IS A MUST-READ (AND AN EXCELL...||1|
|From Yard to Foreign is billed as “an original contemporary Caribbean immigrant chapter book for adolescents.” Readers who migrated to U.S. in their formative years may recognize some of the experiences of 12-year-old Kenny, the main character who, along with his mom and sister, joins his father in...Read More >>>|
| 11/14/2017 || STATEMENT FROM HON. DELMA THOMAS ON THE DEATH OF 9...||4|
|Our hearts bleed once again with the nation, with the unimaginable sexual abuse and senseless killing of another of our children.
These occurrences are now too regular, and these stories are too abhorrent to fathom.
The death of little Ariel Bhola, alien to our values and who we are as a peopl...Read More >>>|
| 11/14/2017 || TEEN CHARGED WITH MURDER OF 9-YEAR-OLD IN GRENADA||4|
|A teenager has been charged with capital murder following the discovery of the body of a 9-year-old who was missing for close to 72 hours in Grenada.
According to the police, the 17-year-old is scheduled to appear St George’s Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday where it’s expected that he will be rem...Read More >>>|
| 11/7/2017 || SURVEY HELICOPTER WILL BE FLYING OVER GRENADA, CAR...||0|
|In an effort to reduce vulnerability to natural hazards and build resilience to climate change impacts, the Government of Grenada will be upgrading the topographical data and mapping of the tri-island state.
Through the Regional Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project, which is funded by the Wor...Read More >>>|
| 11/6/2017 || GRENADA IN TOP 10 HOT GLOBAL DESTINATIONS TO TRAVE...||0|
|Pure Grenada has been recognized by the prestigious Wall Street Journal newspaper as one of the “10 hot destinations to travel to in 2018” in the world. This accolade appeared in the October 26 Wall Street Journal’s Travel News article. The story was also carried by the BBC UK, which included all th...Read More >>>|
| 10/10/2017 || GRENADA TO SEE INCREASE IN CRUISE SHIP VISITS||1|
|A total of 28 additional cruise ships will dock in Grenada, owing to displacement from other Eastern Caribbean ports damaged by hurricanes Irma and Maria.
The island received the first vessel last Tuesday, the Carnival Fascination, which was scheduled to dock in St Thomas in the US Virgin Islands...Read More >>>|
| 10/6/2017 || REMEDIAL WORK ON THE LA SAGASSE MAIN ROAD||0|
|The Ministry of Works is advising the General Public that remedial work is now being undertaken on the La Sagasse Main road, in the vicinity of the La Sagesse Natural Works.
Work will be ongoing for a period of six weeks in the first instance.
The motoring public is advised to expect some dela...Read More >>>|
| 9/26/2017 || CARIBBEAN DIASPORA TO HOST “DAY OF GIVING” IN SUPP...||0|
|Saturday, October 7, has been designated “Caribbean Day of Giving”. On that day, the Caribbean Diaspora and friends of the Caribbean will be taking action in the form of a radiothon to support Caribbean countries affected by the recent hurricanes Irma and Maria.
Caribbean Day of Giving is a full ...Read More >>>|
| 9/20/2017 || CARIBBEAN MOBILISES TO HELP DOMINICA||0|
|Member States within the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) are preparing to offer assistance to Dominica following the passage of Hurricane Maria late Monday.
According to CARICOM Chairman, Dr Keith Mitchell, who is also Prime Minister of Grenada, the situation is a challenging one.
“It is clear ...Read More >>>|
| 9/20/2017 || MINISTRY OF HEALTH REPORTS INCREASE IN THE NUMBER ...||1|
|On completion of an extensive surveillance, monitoring and evaluation of the current outbreak of conjunctivitis on island, the Ministry of Health earlier today advised education officials, that in an effort to contain and prevent the spread of viral conjunctivitis (RED EYE) all persons affected shou...Read More >>>|
| 8/24/2017 || CITIZENSHIP FIRM DENIES INVOLVEMENT IN GRENADA PAS...||3|
|Attorneys acting for citizenship consultants Henley & Partners have denied that the firm had any knowledge or involvement in an alleged scheme to obtain a diplomatic passport from the government of Grenada for a Ukrainian businessman in exchange for a payment of US$1 million.
Specifically, Henley...Read More >>>|
| 8/22/2017 || EASTERN CARIBBEAN CURRENCY REMAINS SAFE, CENTRAL B...||0|
|The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) says the Eastern Caribbean (EC) currency remains stable and that the banknotes are protected by the various security features.
“The ECCB continues take steps to deter the circulation of counterfeit notes and to protect the stability of the Eastern Caribbe...Read More >>>|
| 8/22/2017 || GOVERNMENT OF GRENADA REFUTES CLAIMS BY FINANCIAL ...||3|
|The Government of Grenada views with concern and dismisses as total falsehood, a blogpost by convicted criminal-turned-financial-analyst, one Kenneth Rijock, in which he alleges that Henley and Partners, one of several approved marketing agents of Grenada’s Citizenship By Investment programme, took ...Read More >>>|
| 8/21/2017 || GRENADA DENIES REPAYING UKRAINIAN OVER DIPLOMATIC ...||0|
|Chairman of the Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP), Kaisha Ince, has denied reports that a Ukrainian businessman was repaid US$1 million after he failed to obtain a Grenada diplomatic passport.
“This information is false we do not sell diplomatic passports, Grenada don't have a diplomatic ...Read More >>>|
| 8/16/2017 || COUNTERFEIT EASTERN CARIBBEAN DOLLARS CIRCULATING ...||0|
|Grenada police today urged people to be on the lookout for counterfeit East Caribbean dollars.
It said that the counterfeit EC$50 and EC$100 dollar notes were now in circulation here and that they had the serial numbers VM033672 and SR380132 respectively.
“The public is urged to exercise utmost...Read More >>>|
| 8/15/2017 || CXC LOOKING TO INCREASE E-MARKING||0|
|Barbados-based regional examinations body, the Caribbean Examination Council (CXC), has announced plans to increase electronic marking of annual exams.
CXC's Director of Operations, Stephen Savoury, said that since e-marking was introduced in 2013, this year saw the most papers being graded using...Read More >>>|
| 8/15/2017 || GRENADA GOVERNMENT PROMISES PROBE INTO PANORAMA PO...||1|
|The government of Grenada will launch an investigation into the circumstances which led to the postponement of the National Panorama Championships which were scheduled for Saturday August 12th at the National Stadium.
The Government is extremely concerned about the fact that Panorama did not take...Read More >>>|
| 8/2/2017 || GRENADA RATED AS A TOP SOUTHERN CARIBBEAN CRUISE D...||0|
|The leading cruise review site has recognized Pure Grenada, Spice of the Caribbean as one of the top five Southern Caribbean destinations for cruise. CruiseCritic.com recently announced the winners of its second annual Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards based entirely on consumer ratings submitted ...Read More >>>|
| 8/2/2017 || LIAT APPOINTS FIRST FEMALE CEO||0|
|The board of directors of regional air carrier LIAT has confirmed the appointment of Julie Reifer-Jones as chief executive officer, the airline’s first female CEO.
Reifer-Jones is a graduate of The University of the West Indies, a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA...Read More >>>|
| 8/2/2017 || CDB APPROVES FUNDING TO IMPROVE FOOD SAFETY MANAGE...||0|
|The board of directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved funding to the government of Grenada to enhance the compliance of its fresh fruits and vegetables subsector with internationally recognised food safety management systems (FSMS).
The funding will support capacity-buildin...Read More >>>|
| 7/19/2017 || GRENADA AIRPORT, BUSINESSES REOPEN AS TS DON DISSI...||0|
|Grenada's airport and businesses have reopened with authorities reporting no damage or flooding from Tropical Storm Don.
The National Disaster Management Agency says the eastern Caribbean island did not get hit with much rain as the storm rolled through the region.
The US National Hurricane Ce...Read More >>>|
| 7/18/2017 || CARIBBEAN AIRLINES CANCELS T&T FLIGHTS TO GRENADA||0|
|Caribbean Airlines has announced the cancellation of several flights to Grenada on Tuesday and Wednesday as a result of the passage of tropical cyclone Don.
The airline said affected customers travelling during the period July 18-19 2017 will be permitted to cancel or change their reservations wi...Read More >>>|
| 7/18/2017 || TROPICAL STORM DON DISRUPTS WORK IN GRENADA ||0|
|The National Disaster Management Agency (NaDMA) continues to monitor Tropical Storm Don with the technical assistance of the Meteorological Office at the Maurice Bishop International Airport.
Following a meeting convened by the National Emergency Advisory Committee last evening at NaDMA’s headqua...Read More >>>|
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