| 8/22/2018 || GRENADA, TRINIDAD AND VENEZUELA STRUCK BY 7.3 MAGN...||0|
| A strong earthquake rocked several Caribbean countries yesterday evening, sending people scampering into the streets as buildings swayed, and walls collapsed damaging several vehicles.
The Seismic Research Centre at the University of the West Indies (UWI) St Augustine campus in Trinidad measured...Read More >>>|
| 8/15/2018 || GRENADA GOVERNMENT APPROVES INQUIRY INTO OPERATION...||1|
|Prime Minister, Dr. Keith Mitchell has made it clear in his public statements, the dissatisfaction and serious concern with some aspects of the management of the Marketing and National Importing Board (MNIB) over the last five years.
On his recommendation, as he has reported, the Cabinet of Grena...Read More >>>|
| 8/15/2018 || US SPECIAL FORCES EXCHANGE TACTICS, TECHNIQUES AND...||1|
|The US embassy in Bridgetown, Barbados, through its Military Liaison Office, recently coordinated a special weapons and tactics (SWAT) subject matter expert exchange between members of the US Special Operations Forces and Royal Grenada Police Force (RGPF) Special Services Unit (SSU) personnel.
Th...Read More >>>|
| 7/28/2018 || IMF CONCLUDES 2018 CONSULTATION WITH GRENADA||2|
|On July 13, 2018, the executive board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the 2018 Article IV consultation with Grenada.
The Grenadian economy grew by an estimated 4.5 percent in 2017, driven by strong activity in construction, tourism, and education sectors. Weather-related weakne...Read More >>>|
| 7/28/2018 || CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON US$20 MILLION RUM DISTILLER...||2|
|London-based distiller Renegade Spirits has begun work on its groundbreaking new rum distillery in Grenada.
Located near Pearl, on the north-eastern side of the island, the new distillery will cost US$20 million, being both technologically advanced and environmentally sound. Designed to produce u...Read More >>>|
| 7/3/2018 || GRENADA AND ST. LUCIA REPORTEDLY AGREE TO FUND LIA...||4|
|Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne has revealed that the governments of Grenada and St Lucia have agreed to subsidize the operations of LIAT.
These governments have been two of the airline’s biggest critics and after years of dialogue, Browne said they now see it fit to support the ...Read More >>>|
| 7/3/2018 || TOURISM MINISTRY PRESSING AHEAD WITH PLANS TO COMM...||0|
|The Ministry of Tourism says it’s pressing ahead with plans to commercialize tourism sites across the country.
This goal was reinforced during a meeting between Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell and workers at the Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation last week.
The meeting, also attended by ...Read More >>>|
| 7/3/2018 || GRENADA OPPOSITION PARTY LEADER STEPS DOWN||0|
|Political leader of the Grenada’s main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Nazim Burke, resigned as head of the party on Sunday. Deputy leader Joseph Andall, will now take over as interim leader after a unanimous resolution was passed by the party’s General Council.
In a speech, Burke ...Read More >>>|
| 6/27/2018 || GRENADA PM CONTEMPLATES DECRIMINALIZING MARIJUANA||0|
|Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell believes the time has come for Grenada to reconsider decriminalising the use of marijuana and other forms of recreational drugs.
“More and more we are hearing about countries who are placing less importance on criminalising the use of marijuana and other forms of ...Read More >>>|
| 6/27/2018 || OECS MEMBERS MAY NEED TO GO TO T&T FOR CANADIAN VI...||0|
|Effective December 2018, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) citizens will no longer be able to submit Canadian visa applications online and the process will then require applicants to present themselves physically at the visa issuing agency in Trinidad.
A representative from the Cana...Read More >>>|
| 6/7/2018 || GRENADA CONFIRMS OUTBREAK OF DENGUE, GASTRO||1|
|Grenada is reporting an outbreak of dengue and gastroenteritis and health authorities are urging nationals to take all precautions to deal with the situation.
“Dengue and Gastro is endemic here, so we expect a certain number of cases each year but right now we are observing a significant increase...Read More >>>|
| 6/7/2018 || HEALTH OFFICIALS IN GRENADA RESPONDING TO REPORTED...||0|
| An ongoing targeted fogging operation, supported by beefed up home inspections and health promotion public awareness activities are among aggressive measures being taken by Grenadian health-care officials in response to the recent spike in Dengue reported cases on the island.
The beefed up respo...Read More >>>|
| 5/23/2018 || IMF: GRENADA ECONOMY GREW 4.5 PERCENT IN 2017||2|
|An International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff team visited Grenada during May 2-15 for the 2018 Article IV consultation and held discussions with the Grenadian authorities, business community, and social partners.
A concluding statement described the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the end of t...Read More >>>|
| 5/16/2018 || GRENADA LAUNCHES SUMMER TOURISM INITIATIVES||0|
|Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique, the three-island destination best known as the Spice Island of the Caribbean and for providing travellers with boundless opportunities to explore, relax and experience the best of Caribbean living launched its Summer campaign #NextStopGrenada. It is designed...Read More >>>|
| 4/23/2018 || GRENADA PREPARES FOR ANOTHER CCJ REFERENDUM||2|
|The Ministry of Legal Affairs is preparing to conduct another referendum on the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) — two years after the electorate voted to reject the Trinidad-based court as its final appellate court.
On Monday, Attorney General Dr Lawrence Joseph confirmed that a draft amendment ...Read More >>>|
| 4/19/2018 || WINDRUSH SCANDAL: BRITISH PRIME MINISTER MEETS CAR...||2|
|British Prime Minister Theresa May met representatives from 12 Caribbean Commonwealth states on Tuesday. Those attending included senior representatives from Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grena...Read More >>>|
| 4/6/2018 || GRENADA'S GOVERNOR GENERAL DESCRIBES CHILD ABU...||3|
|Governor General Dame Cecile La Grenade has described child abuse as a national tragedy affecting hundreds of children and families, and has called on the public to work towards having a society that is free of child abuse.
“We need to work together to help heal the wounds of those suffering from...Read More >>>|
| 3/27/2018 || GRENADA PM WANTS TO RE-OPEN DIALOGUE ON CCJ||1|
|Prime Minister of Grenada, Dr Keith Mitchell has called for a “ re-opening of the dialogue on the Caribbean Court of Justice” less than two years after the electorate voted to reject the Trinidad-based court as the island's final court.
Speaking at the swearing in ceremony for his new Cabinet...Read More >>>|
| 3/27/2018 || CONTROVERSY SWIRLS OVER OPEN SENATE SEAT IN GRENAD...||7|
|After the March 13 general election in Grenada, which saw the incumbent New National Party (NNP) win a consecutive clean-sweep at the polls, winning all 15 seats up for grabs, under the leadership of prime minister, Dr Keith Mitchell, who won his fifth non-consecutive term as prime minister, all sen...Read More >>>|
| 3/16/2018 || MITCHELL SWORN IN AS PM OF GRENADA||5|
|Keith Claudius Mitchell took the oath of office for a fifth occasion on Friday as Grenada's prime minister following the overwhelming victory of his New National Party (NNP) in the March 13 general elections.
Mitchell, 71, as he had done following the victory on Tuesday, reiterated a call for...Read More >>>|
| 3/15/2018 || OECS CONGRATULATES PRIME MINISTER DR. KEITH MITCHE...||1|
|It is with great honour that the Commission of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States congratulates the return of Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell and the New National Party (NNP) to Government in Grenada.
In an unprecedented third time, the Government of the great nation of Grenada led by...Read More >>>|
| 3/15/2018 || OAS ELECTORAL MISSION CONGRATULATES PEOPLE OF GREN...||0|
|The Electoral Experts Mission of the Organization of American States (OAS) to the general elections in Grenada (March 13) published its preliminary report, in which it commends the people of Grenada on their continued commitment to democracy, as demonstrated in their peaceful and enthusiastic partic...Read More >>>|
| 3/14/2018 || CONSECUTIVE CLEAN SWEEP FOR MITCHELL AND NNP IN GR...||0|
|The New National Party (NNP), led by Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell, swept the polls in a consecutive clean sweep election victory, winning all 15 constituencies in the Grenada General Election on Tuesday. This represents Mitchell’s fifth non-consecutive term as leader of the NNP and prime ministe...Read More >>>|
| 3/14/2018 || DOMINICA PM WELCOMES ELECTORAL VICTORY OF RULING P...||0|
|Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says the ruling New National Party (NNP) government in Grenada was rewarded for its efforts in building investor confidence and addressing many 'critical” initiatives in the country following its historic third total sweep of the polls in a general election.
S...Read More >>>|
| 3/13/2018 || ANOTHER CLEAN SWEEP!||2|
|Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell led his New National Party (NNP) to an historic clean sweep of all 15 seats in a general election today, making it the third time he has achieved the feat in electoral politics in Grenada.
The 71-year-old Mitchell, who led the NNP to a consecutive sweep following ...Read More >>>|
| 3/13/2018 || MITCHELL LEADS RULING PARTY TO VICTORY IN GRENADA ...||0|
|The ruling New National Party (NNP) looks set to return to office, having won eight of the seats declared so far in Tuesday's general election.
The party, which won all 15 seats in the 2013 general election, is leading in all the other seats yet to be declared.
According to the preliminary...Read More >>>|
| 3/13/2018 || GRENADA ELECTORAL OFFICIALS DENY INFERIOR BALLOT P...||0|
|The Parliamentary Electoral Office (PEO) Tuesday dismissed reports that inferior ballot papers are being used in the ninth general election, since Grenada attained its political independence from Britain in 1974.
Many voters had called into the Grenada Broadcasting Network to complain that there ...Read More >>>|
| 3/13/2018 || GRENADA'S MITCHELL 'CONFIDENT' OF VICT...||1|
|Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell says he is “extremely confident” that his New National Party (NNP) will be victorious in the general election as he cast his vote in the St George North West constituency on Tuesday.
Mitchell told reporters that he was encouraged by the turn out so far in some of ...Read More >>>|
| 3/13/2018 || GRENADIANS GO TO THE POLLS TODAY||0|
|Polls opened at 6 a.m. and are set to close at 5 p.m. as the citizens of the tri-island state of Grenada, Carriacou and Petit Martinique vote today in the country’s eight general elections since the return of parliamentary rule.
Forty-five candidates from eight political parties and two independe...Read More >>>|
| 3/12/2018 || GRENADA DISCOVERS GAS AND OIL SAYS PM MITCHELL||2|
|Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell has announced that “significant gas and oil” have been found in the territorial waters of Grenada.
Prime Minister Mitchell’s announcement at a massive rally in St.Andrew’s late Sunday ends lingering speculation in Grenada’s hunt to find oil and gas.
The discov...Read More >>>|
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