| 12/31/2004 || KICK 'EM JENNY AT PRESENT MAINLY A THREAT TO SHIPP...||0|
|AT its present depth, the main hazard of the underwater volcano, Kick 'Em Jenny is to shipping.
This is according to officials with the University of the West Indies' (UWI) St. Augustine, Trinidad based Seismic Research Unit (SRU).
According to Dr. Richard Robertson, a Geologist with the SRU...Read More >>>|
| 12/31/2004 || PM MITCHELL VISITS AUDIT DEPARTMENT||0|
|The physical plant of the Audit Department will receive urgent attention in the New Year.
This was the major focus at a meeting this morning when Prime Minister Dr. the Rt. Hon. Keith Mitchell met with Audit Department staff, as part of his ongoing meetings with all Public Officers.
The buil...Read More >>>|
| 12/31/2004 || GRENADA COMMENCES PROGRAMME TO RESTRUCTURE EXTERNA...||0|
|The Government of Grenada today announced that it is commencing a comprehensive programme for restructuring the Country’s public external debt. As part of this programme, holders of these obligations are being asked to roll over amounts of principal and interest falling due on the obligations, pend...Read More >>>|
| 12/31/2004 || CARIBBEAN NATIONALS IN U.S. ENCOURAGED TO SEEK CIT...||0|
|NEW YORK - Irwine Clare, head of the New York-based Caribbean Immigrant Services (CIS), has urged Caribbean nationals in the United States to seek citizenship of the country.
Clare, addressing last weekend's Caribbean-American Organisation of Youth Development's fundraiser in the Bronx, said that...Read More >>>|
| 12/31/2004 || CHINA BELATEDLY ACKNOWLEDGES VISIT BY GRENADA PM||0|
|BEIJING, China (AFP): Prime Minister Keith Mitchell of Grenada, which currently recognises Taiwan, has visited Beijing, the Chinese foreign ministry announced, somewhat belatedly, on Thursday, signalling Taipei might lose another of its allies.
Grenada is still among 26 countries maintaining dipl...Read More >>>|
| 12/30/2004 || PM MITCHELL MEETS WITH CANADIAN SPECIAL ADVISOR FO...||0|
|Prime Minister Dr. the Rt. Hon. Keith Mitchell met this morning with the Hon. Jean Augustine P.C., M.P., Special Advisor for Grenada to Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin, to discuss ways by which the Government of Grenada can facilitate her new responsibilities.
Ms. Augustine was appointed Spec...Read More >>>|
| 12/30/2004 || SPECIAL TRAVEL PACKAGES IN PLACE FOR AIR JAMAICA J...||0|
|MONTEGO BAY, JAMAICA - December 29, 2004 - Travelers can choose from a variety of vacation packages this winter when they book with select tour operators to attend the Air Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival, “The Art of Music,” from January 26 to 29, 2005. This year’s exciting line-up features Grammy ...Read More >>>|
| 12/30/2004 || TAIWAN RECALLS ENVOY TO GRENADA||0|
|TAIPEI, Taiwan (AFP): Taiwan’s ambassador to Grenada has been summoned home to Taipei in protest at the Caribbean island state's alleged plan to shift its diplomatic recognition to Beijing.
"Ambassador Allan Jiang has returned to Taiwan to give a briefing on our relations with Grenada," Foreign M...Read More >>>|
| 12/30/2004 || BEWARE OF PHONE SCAM USING CARIBBEAN AREA CODES||0|
|NEW YORK, N.Y., Thurs. Dec. 30: A top San Antonio company is warning Caribbeans and other U.S. residents to be wary of responding to unsolicited e-mails, phone calls, numeric pages or voice mail messages that direct them to an 809 or 823 area code.
This telephone scam, according to SBC Communicat...Read More >>>|
| 12/30/2004 || TROUBLED WINDIES LEAVE FOR AUSTRALIA||0|
|ST JOHN'S, Antigua (AFP): New West Indies coach Bennett King has called on the Caribbean side to be more consistent and bury the cash controversy which has dogged the team's build-up to their tour of Australia.
A 14-man squad, led by Brian Lara, left on Wednesday for Australia to take part in a o...Read More >>>|
| 12/29/2004 || CALLS FOR ICC TO BUILD QUAKE FUND ||0|
|Former West Indies captain Clive Lloyd wants the International Cricket Council to set up a disaster relief fund to aid victims of the Asian earthquake.
Two of the 10 Test nations - Sri Lanka and India - were among the worst affected by the disaster which has claimed more than 60,000 lives.
The...Read More >>>|
| 12/29/2004 || TAIWANESE AMBASSADOR TO GRENADA RETURNED TO TAIPEI...||0|
|Taiwan said Wednesday its ambassador in Grenada had returned to Taipei to brief the government, but denied he had been recalled as a protest against the Caribbean island's recent openings to rival China.
China and Taiwan regularly accuse each other of "dollar diplomacy" as both pour money into s...Read More >>>|
| 12/29/2004 || TSUNAMIS AND THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN||0|
|St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago, W.I. --December 28th, 2004 – A tsunami is an ocean wave or series of waves caused by an abrupt disturbance of the ocean floor that displaces a large mass of water. Tsunamis are caused either by tectonic earthquakes (earthquakes generated by the movement of plates...Read More >>>|
| 12/29/2004 || WEEKEND OF PRAYER TO MARK START OF NEW YEAR IN GRE...||0|
|The Ministry of Ecclesiastical Relations, in collaboration with the Interfaith Group, calls upon all citizens to recognise Friday, December 31, 2004 to Sunday, January 2, 2005 as a Weekend of Prayer under the theme “Acknowledge our dependence on God and interdependence on each other.”
Minister of...Read More >>>|
| 12/29/2004 || WINDIES PLAYERS RAKING IN BIG BUCKS||0|
|by ANDRE BAPTISTE
There is money in West Indies cricket. Despite the best efforts of past and current West Indian players to hide their salaries, the facts are representing the West Indies in Cricket will earn a player a competitive salary.
According to information I've seen, the most senior pl...Read More >>>|
| 12/29/2004 || GRENADIANS AND VINCENTIANS SAVED IN CHRISTMAS MIRA...||0|
|KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent: The families of a group of 12 Grenadians and Vincentians who were missing at sea for several days returned home on Thursday 23rd to cheers, hugs and tears of joy.
The drama began when the 12 left Port Kingstown aboard the Grenadian-registered 'MV Study Us' on Saturday 4 De...Read More >>>|
| 12/28/2004 || CARIBBEAN LOOKING UP ECONOMICALLY ||0|
|NEW YORK, N.Y., Fri. Dec. 24: The economic outlook for the Caribbean region as a whole continues to improve, with recovery from the fallout and aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks almost region-wide and in spite of the devastating impact of hurricanes and tropical storms during the past months.
...Read More >>>|
| 12/28/2004 || U.S. LABOR DEPT. INTRODUCES ‘QUICKER’ LABOR CERTIF...||0|
|WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. Dec. 28: Come March 2005, the U.S. Department of Labor will introduce a new option for employers looking to quickly sponsor Caribbean and other immigrant workers.
Yesterday, Labor Department published the new Permanent Foreign Labor Certification (PERM) program that they h...Read More >>>|
| 12/28/2004 || A TSUNAMI COULD TAKE PLACE IN THE CARIBBEAN, SAYS ...||0|
|ST. JOHN'S, Antigua: A senior meteorologist at Antigua’s Vere Cornwall Bird International Airport (VCBIA) says the chances of a tsunami similar to those that ravaged Asian coastlines affecting the Caribbean are possible but rare.
Over the Christmas weekend southern Asian coastlines were devastate...Read More >>>|
| 12/27/2004 || WICB NAMES SQUAD FOR AUSTRALIA TOUR||0|
|Xavier Marshall, Marlon Samuels and Reon King have won places in the 14-man West Indies squad for the tour of Australia.
The team, belatedly announced because of the contract dispute between the WICB and WIPA, will have a new vice-captain in Shivnarine Chanderpaul. One-day specialist Ricardo Pow...Read More >>>|
| 12/27/2004 || CHRISTMAS IN GRENADA ABOUT FAMILY, CELEBRATION||0|
From the time carols are played on the radio, Christmas, like wrapping paper, begins to unfold. To me it is the continuous preparation leading up to the morning of that special day. As a child growing up on the Caribbean island of Grenada, Christmas meant something more than ju...Read More >>>|
| 12/25/2004 || WINDIES AUSTRALIA TOUR TO PROCEED ||0|
|West Indies are set to tour Australia after a row over sponsorship deals for individual players neared resolution.
The dispute began because of conflicts between West Indies Cricket Board sponsor Digicel and Cable & Wireless, who endorse a number of the players.
Both sides have accepted a ru...Read More >>>|
| 12/25/2004 || GRENADA FINDING ITS FEET||0|
|BBC Caribbean Radio's Debbie Ransome recently visited Grenada where she saw how the island is recoving after being destroyed by Hurricane Ivan in September.
She saw how the lives of ordinary people were affected and she also spoke to Prime Minister Keith Mitchell for his view on things.
When P...Read More >>>|