| 5/14/2013 || THOMAS WARNS GRENADIANS TO BEWARE OF RULING PARTY***|
|Former Prime Minister Tillman Thomas has a warning for Grenadians.
He wants them to beware of the politics of the New National Party (NNP), which defeated Thomas’ incumbent National Democratic Congress (NDC) 15 - 0 in general elections on February 19.
“Not because the NNP won a majority, that ...Read More >>>|
| 5/9/2013 || TRINIDAD BLOCKS HONEY IMPORTS FROM GRENADA***|
|Grenada said on Tuesday it is prepared to take its concerns to a "higher body" if Trinidad and Tobago does not live up to its commitment to resolve the restriction imposed on the import of honey from the neighbouring Caribbean Community country.
The issue was discussed at the Council for Trade an...Read More >>>|
| 5/8/2013 || GRENADA'S NEW GOVERNOR GENERAL WANTS TO HELP NURTU...***|
|New Governor General Dr. Cecile La Grenade wants to nuture, inspire and help develop the Nation’s youths to becoming meaningful Citizens. She made the disclosure during her Inauguration Speech at the Grenada Trade Center, South St George, Tuesday May 7th. “As I assume this Office I do harbour speci...Read More >>>|
| 5/8/2013 || PM MITCHELL TO TEACH MATH CLASSES IN TWO GRENADIAN...***|
|Prime Minister, Dr. the Right Hon. Keith Mitchell will teach Math classes in two schools in Grenada today, Wednesday, May 08, as part of activities marking Math Month 2013.
The Prime Minister will teach classes at the Happy Hill Secondary School and at the Florida Government. Dr. Mitchell's sessi...Read More >>>|
| 5/8/2013 || INAUGURATION OF GRENADA'S NEW GG THROWS SPOTLIGHT ...***|
|The historic Inauguration of the country’s first female Governor General, Dr. Cecile La Grenade, is a clear testimony of the confidence the Government places on the leadership of the nation’s women, in the new thrust to build and develop the Tri-island State of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martiniq...Read More >>>|
| 5/1/2013 || MAY DAY CELEBRATIONS TO FOCUS ON NEW ENVIRONMENT |
|Creating a New Environment for Workers to Advance Socially and Economically. This will be foremost in the minds of members of the seven unions affiliated with the umbrella Trades Union Council (TUC) for May Day Celebrations on Wednesday May 1st.
The celebrations will be held in St. David this yea...Read More >>>|
| 5/1/2013 || VAT REDUCED ON SELECTED BUILDING MATERIALS***|
|The Government of Grenada hereby informs all VAT registered businesses and the general public that, effective 1st May 2013 and until December 31st 2014, the rate of Valued Added Tax on the following building materials will be reduced to five percent (5%):
Lumber (wood ...Read More >>>|
| 5/1/2013 || GRENADA'S 2013 BUDGET NOW IN IMPLEMENTATION PHASE***|
|The Government of Grenada hereby confirms that the 2013 Budget has been approved by Parliament and the Governor General has given the required assent.
Upon receipt of the assent, the Prime Minister and Minister of Finance yesterday signed the General Warrant to commence spending under the 2013 Bu...Read More >>>|
| 5/1/2013 || CANADIANS AMONG THREE CHARGED WITH MONEY LAUNDERIN...***|
|A Canadian couple is remanded in custody and awaiting a second court appearance after being charged with what Grenada police claim is a “ring” that cheated elderly Canadian and American citizens out of thousands of dollars.
Magistrate Tamara Gill refused a request for bail from defence lawyer, Pe...Read More >>>|
| 4/29/2013 || ICT TO FORM A MAJOR PLATFORM FOR GROWTH***|
|Information Minister Winston Garraway says, ICT will form a major platform for growth and development under the New Economy.
The 2013 Budget Presentation stated that under this sector four main areas will be pursued with urgency.
These are the setting up of the Caribbean Regional Communication...Read More >>>|
| 4/29/2013 || KARL HOOD AMONG APPOINTED AMBASSADORS***|
|The man who once held the position of Minister for Foreign Affairs in the Former Administration, has been appointed to serve as Grenada’s Ambassador in the People’s Republic of China.
The appointment of Mr. Karl Hood and others who will serve in Embassies and High Commissions abroad, was announce...Read More >>>|
| 4/20/2013 || GRENADA GOVERNMENT MINISTERS TO DECLARE THEIR ASS...***|
|Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Rt. Hon. Keith Mitchell said, he will lead the way in declaring his assets as soon as the work of the Integrity Commission has begun.
It was one of the major pronouncements during the presentation of the 2013 Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure at ...Read More >>>|
| 4/20/2013 || GRENADA FORGING AHEAD WITH NATIONAL HEALTH SCHEME***|
|The newly elected Government of Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell is forging ahead with plans for the establishment of a National Health Insurance Scheme, with the delivery of quality health care a top priority of the new Administration. This was the subject of discussion during a Post Cabinet brief...Read More >>>|
| 4/20/2013 || GRENADA'S 2013 FISCAL PACKAGE***|
|The Grenada Government has allocated the largest slice of the 2013 Fiscal package to the country's high debt.
Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Right Hon. Keith Mitchell says, the amount earmarked for debt represents more than 41 percent of total expenditure at 456 million dollars.
...Read More >>>|
| 4/15/2013 || LA GRENADE PROUD TO BE CHOSEN AS NEW GOVERNOR GENE...|
|The incoming governor general of Grenada says it’s a proud moment for her and she is looking forward to serving as head of state.
Businesswoman Dr Cecile La Grenade is replacing Sir Carlyle Glean, current governor general, who “has expressed the desire to step down at the earliest convenient date...Read More >>>|
| 4/15/2013 || CASINO GAMBLING GETS SUPPORT***|
|A local entertainment promoter says he is in full support of Casino gambling being introduced on the island.
Bobby Steele was commenting in the wake of an announcement by the Country’s Governor General, Sir Carlyle Glean.
Sir Carlyle, in announcing the Throne Speech recently, says Government w...Read More >>>|
| 4/15/2013 || E-TAXATION SERVICES COMING SOON TO THE INLAND REVE...|
|The Inland Revenue Division of the Ministry of Finance wishes to inform the general public that E-taxation services will be implemented in Grenada and the other Windward Islands in July 2013.
This system will allow businesses and individuals to perform the following services:
· E-Regist...Read More >>>|
| 4/9/2013 || PM MITCHELL TO ADDRESS THE NATION***|
|Prime Minister Mitchell is expected to deliver his first Official National Address to the Nation tonight, Tuesday, April 9, 2013.
The Prime Minister is expected to make an announcement regarding the Office of the Governor General.
The Prime Minister will also announce plans for the reading of ...Read More >>>|
| 4/8/2013 || GRENADA'S FIRST GOVERNOR DIES***|
|Dame Hilda Bynoe, Grenada’s first-ever native head of state has died after a prolonged illness, relatives confirmed. She was 91.
“Grenada considers the passing of Dame Hilda as a great loss, not just to Grenada but to the Caribbean as a whole. She came from a rural place and maintained her love f...Read More >>>|
| 4/8/2013 || GOVERNMENT MOVING TO PROMOTE SMALL AND MEDIUM BUSI...***|
|The Grenada Government will be placing emphasis on growing the number of small and medium enterprises (SME's) in Grenada.
The Government has decided to set aside a sum of money targeting SME's because of the problem of limited financing that these types of businesses face.
"We want to see more...Read More >>>|
| 4/3/2013 || PLANS UNFOLD FOR A NEW GRENADIAN ECONOMY***|
|A little more than a month after being returned to office, the New National Party Government of Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell, has outlined plans for the construction of a New Economy that will spur economic growth and development.
The plans for the new thrust were presented in the Throne Spe...Read More >>>|
| 3/29/2013 || GOVERNMENT MOVING TO DELIVER CHINESE HOUSES***|
|Minister of Social Development, Housing and Community Development, the Hon Delma Thomas says that her ministry is moving quickly to deliver the three-hundred and fifty (351) Chinese built houses to the Grenadian public.
The houses, which were handed over by the Chinese Government last year to the...Read More >>>|
| 3/29/2013 || CCC BACK, BRINGING BACK HUNDREDS OF JOBS***|
|After almost four years in the wilderness, hundreds of Grenadians will find employment with Caribbean Consolidate Contracted (CCC) Limited, which will resume work here early in April.
The New National Party Government of Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell, promised to quickly reinstate the constru...Read More >>>|
| 3/29/2013 || NATIONWIDE POWER CUT IN TRINIDAD; SECURITY FORCES ...***|
|The Trinidad and Tobago government says it has put all security forces on alert as a nationwide power outage continues.
A statement from the office of Prime Minister Kamla Persad Bissessar said that the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force and Trinidad and Tobago Police Service have been mobilised a...Read More >>>|
| 3/27/2013 || MINISTRY OF FINANCE BEGINS CONSULTATIONS FOR 2013 ...|
|The Ministry of Finance has begun its sector consultations in preparation for the 2013 National Budget.
Today, Officials from the Ministry of Finance met with representatives from the construction sector, the Grenada Hotel and Tourism Association, and the manufacturing sector.
So far, the Mini...Read More >>>|
| 3/27/2013 || BUDGET BY MID-APRIL***|
|The Government says that the 2013 Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure will be rolled out in the Temporary Parliament- the Grenada Trade Center around the middle of April. Minister of Economic Development, Trade, Planning and Cooperative the Hon. Oliver Joseph, made the disclosure last Monday, durin...Read More >>>|