| 6/20/2017 || TROPICAL STORM BRET CONTINUES TO MOVE AWAY FROM GR...||0|
|The latest information reaching the NaDMA Secretariat reveals that Tropical Storm Bret continues to move away from the State of Grenada. As such Grenada Carriacou and Petite Martinique are NO longer under Tropical Storm Warning.
At 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Bret was loc...Read More >>>|
| 6/19/2017 || GRENADA REMAINS UNDER STORM WARNING ||0|
|The National Disaster Management Agency (NaDMA) continues to monitor the weather with the technical assistance of the Meteorological Office at the Maurice Bishop International Airport.
In response to Potential Tropical Cyclone #2, two meetings of the National Emergency Advisory Council (NEAC) wer...Read More >>>|
| 6/19/2017 || STORM WARNINGS ISSUED FOR GRENADA FOR POTENTIAL TR...||0|
|Tropical storm warnings have been issued for Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada and Venezuela from Pedernales to Cumana including Isla de Margarita. A tropical storm watch is in effect for Bonaire and Aruba.
According to the National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami, at 11 am EDT Monday, a tropical dist...Read More >>>|
| 6/9/2017 || GOVERNMENT OF GRENADA SIGNS MOU WITH AIRBNB||1|
|It’s official. On June 8, the government of Grenada signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to formalize and implement a cohesive partnership with the global home-sharing company Airbnb. Grenada’s Minister of Tourism, Honorable Dr. Clarice Modeste-Curwen signed on behalf of the Grenada government...Read More >>>|
| 6/9/2017 || LIAT PILOTS CONTINUE STRIKE||0|
|As the industrial action taken by LIAT pilots moved into a second day, members of the Leeward Islands Airline Pilots Association (LIALPA) continued to refuse to fly any of the airline’s ATR 72 series aircraft.
The partial strike began on Wednesday morning, leaving hundreds of passengers stranded ...Read More >>>|
| 6/7/2017 || GRENADA SEARCH FOR OIL SET TO BEGIN||4|
|The search for oil in Grenadian waters is set to begin within months. Prime minister and minister of energy, Dr Keith Mitchell announced in a national address recently night that an oil exploration campaign is to start.
Mitchell said the Global Petroleum Group (GPG), to which the government of Gr...Read More >>>|
| 5/30/2017 || OPPORTUNITIES IN DIGITAL HEALTH CARE FOR GRENADIAN...||0|
|Since the launch of Grenada’s first Electronic Medical Records (EMR) programme earlier this month, work has been ongoing to ensure that the system is up and running in the most efficient and effective manner.
The company selected to carry out this task is Canadian Health Systems, Inc.—one of Cana...Read More >>>|
| 5/30/2017 || GRENADA GENERAL ELECTION ‘AFTER PENSION MATTER RES...||2|
|Grenada’s prime minister has said that he will likely call a general election after his administration has resolved the issue over pensions for public officers.
Although Keith Mitchell offered no definitive timelines, a general election is due in 2018.
Speaking on at a convention on Sunday eve...Read More >>>|
| 5/30/2017 || GRENADA OPPOSITION CRITICISES PM MITCHELL OVER NAM...||1|
|The main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) Monday (May 29) criticised Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell after he used women names to refer to two male NDC candidates.
“This goes beyond the politics, it's an attack on gender, it's an attack on people whose choice is not in the majority,...Read More >>>|
| 5/11/2017 || ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS IMPLEMENTED IN GRENADA ||3|
|Grenada’s health care system, on May 9, embarked upon a more reliable, readily accessible and accountable approach to medical records management.
It’s called Electronic Medical Records or EMR.
Hon. Nickolas Steele, Minister for Health and Social Security says the system is implemented to cut ba...Read More >>>|
| 5/11/2017 || GRENADA POLITICIAN CALLS FOR ELECTION BOYCOTT, LIK...||1|
|Founder of the Grenada Christian Political Party (GCPP) Derick Sealy has urged Grenadians to boycott the next general election as he believes that the electronic voter identification card system is the “mark of the beast” as prophesied in the Bible.
“I am calling for the Grenadian people to boyco...Read More >>>|
| 5/9/2017 || GRENADA FOCUSES ON GERMAN TRAVEL MARKET GROWTH||0|
|Grenada is experiencing year on year growth in the German market and the Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) is seeking more opportunities to increase its market share.
In April, CEO of the GTA, Patricia Maher, visited Germany to meet with travel agents, tour operators and airlines that are Grenada’...Read More >>>|
| 5/9/2017 || QATAR CONSIDERING SPORTS VILLAGE AND MEGA YACHT MA...||3|
|Qatar, one of the more advanced Arab states, is seriously considering the construction of a sports village and mega yacht marina in Grenada.
Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell made this disclosure after meeting with Qatar’s minister of finance during a recent overseas trip.
The meeting was held...Read More >>>|
| 5/8/2017 || MAJOR OECS CLIMATE CHANGE INITIATIVE LAUNCHED IN G...||0|
|The official launch of the iLAND Resilience awareness initiative was held in Grenada amidst a week of events organised by the OECS Commission to advance sustainable development and climate change priorities.
iLand Resilience is the brand for the OECS Commission’s Climate Change Adaptation and Su...Read More >>>|
| 5/4/2017 || GGRENADIANS TOLD TO BRACE FOR SEVERAL MORE ERUPTIO...||0|
|The National Disaster Management Agency (NaDMA) has told Grenadians that they should expect more eruptions of the underwater volcano, Kick 'em Jenny as it reported “increased activities” on Wednesday. In its latest advisory bulletin, NaDMA said it continues to collaborate with the Seismic Research C...Read More >>>|
| 5/2/2017 || NADMA MONITORS "INCREASED ACTIVITIES" ALERT AT KIC...||0|
|Following is a release from the Seismic Research Center of the University of the West Indies (SRC):
The National Disaster Management Agency (NaDMA) continues to collaborate with the Seismic Research Centre (SRC), University of the West Indies to monitor activities at the Kick em’ Jenny underwater...Read More >>>|
| 5/2/2017 || GRENADA PM WALKS BACK FOREIGN MINISTER'S 'INAPPROP...||0|
| Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell confirmed during a post cabinet news briefing on Thursday that foreign affairs minister Elvin Nimrod has admitted to inappropriate language during a recent public comment on Grenada’s relationship with Venezuela.
Addressing a function to celebrate longstanding ti...Read More >>>|
| 4/28/2017 || IMF TO ASSIST WITH PENSION REFORM IN GRENADA||2|
|The Washington-based International Monetary Fund (IMF) has promised to assist the Grenada Government with pension reform.
Prime Minister Dr.Keith Mitchell made this disclosure during a news conference on Thursday following his meeting with the, Tao Zhang, vice president of the IMF last week.
T...Read More >>>|
| 4/28/2017 || GRENADA POLICE ARREST ATTORNEY AT SLAVERY REENACTM...||1|
|An attorney who wrote a widely circulated article opposing the staging of an event reenacting slave life on a Grenada sugar estate was arrested by police on Thursday where the event was being held under the auspices of Grenada’s ministry of tourism.
An official news release from the government mi...Read More >>>|
| 4/25/2017 || GERMAN SAILOR FOUND DEAD IN DRIFTING YACHT IN GREN...||0|
|Grenada police yesterday said the decomposing body found on a yacht drifting seven miles south of here is that of German national, Bernd Ludwig Ottogottel. Police said that a group of Grenadian divers saw the yacht on April 13 sailing without professional guidance and alerted the local Coast Guard w...Read More >>>|
| 4/23/2017 || EASTERN CARIBBEAN GETS TOURSIM BOOST||0|
|Tourism dependent communities in Grenada, St Lucia and St Vincent and the Grenadines will benefit from better connectivity, better infrastructure, and improved tourism market development as a result of a US$26 million regional project approved by the World Bank.
Tourism accounts for 61 percent, 5...Read More >>>|
| 4/23/2017 || GRENADA PM OFFERS NEW VISION FOR THE WORLD SMALL S...||0|
|The new chairman of the world’s Small States Forum, Grenada’s Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell, believes the time has come for a change in the narrative surrounding the global grouping.
In a keynote address in Washington Thursday outlining a new vision for Small States, Prime Minister Mitchell tol...Read More >>>|
| 4/10/2017 || GRENADA EXPRESSES SUPPORT FOR VENEZUELA AMID PROTE...||2|
|Grenada has assured Venezuela that it will stand behind the South American country “no matter what”.
Foreign Affairs Minister Elvin Nimrod, addressing the 40th anniversary of bilateral relations between the two countries over the weekend, said Grenada also understands the situation confronting th...Read More >>>|
| 4/7/2017 || GRENADA TO INTRODUCE NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE||2|
|The Grenada government says it will introduce a National Health Insurance by the end of June.
Implementation Minister Emmalin Pierre, addressing the convention of the ruling New National Party (NNP) on Sunday night, said that the programme will be rolled out within the next three months and will ...Read More >>>|
| 4/7/2017 || TIGHT SECURITY FOR GRENADA INVITATIONAL TRACK AND ...||2|
|A meticulous two-part security plan is in full effect to protect the athletes, managers and other officials coming for the Grenada Invitational.
Assistant Commissioner of Police Jesmon Prince, officer in charge of operations in the Royal Grenada Police Force (RGPF) and responsible for security ...Read More >>>|
| 4/7/2017 || FALLOUT CONTINUES FROM 60 MINUTES 'PASSPORTS FOR S...||2|
|The fallout continues from a controversial “60 Minutes” investigative programme aired by the US television network CBS on January 1, which focused on the citizenship by investment programmes (CIP) operated by three out of the five Caribbean islands that offer such programmes.
According to Sir Ron...Read More >>>|
| 3/22/2017 || GRENADA CONSULATE NY WILL BE RELOCATED||1|
|CONSULATE GENERAL OF GRENADA
800 SECOND AVENUE, SUITE 400-K, NEW ORK, N.Y. 10017
TELEPHONE : (212) 599-0301
F : (212) 599-1540
E-MAIL: cgny@gre adaconsulate.org
The Office of the Consulate General of Grenada in New York
The Office of the Consulate General...Read More >>>|
| 3/21/2017 || CDB ANNOUNCES US$40 MILLION IN FUNDING FOR POVERTY...||0|
|The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has announced US$40 million in funding for poverty reduction in eight countries in the Caribbean region, through the Basic Needs Trust Fund (BNTF).
The resources will support improved access to quality education; water and sanitation; basic community access a...Read More >>>|
| 3/10/2017 || ARTISTIC MURAL GIVES THE CARENAGE A FACE-LIFT||0|
|The Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) proudly unveiled its wall mosaic mural at the entrance to the Carenage aptly named “Carenage” on February 23, 2017.
The work of art is by a young, local Grenadian artist, Akym Pierre, whose talent captured the life of the Carenage in 4 different scenes: Scene...Read More >>>|
| 2/24/2017 || GRENADA TO BAN STYROFOAM IMPORTS||0|
|The Grenada government said it is to table legislation banning the importation of Styrofoam and plastic as part of a proper waste management strategy.
“I intend to bring to Parliament a Styrofoam Bill which will ban the importation of Styrofoam as a first start, from that we will be moving to pla...Read More >>>|
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