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  12/19/2012 || CHANGES IN PETROLEUM PRICES0
The public is hereby informed that, effective, Tuesday 18th December, 2012, the retail prices of petroleum products (Gasoline, Diesel, Kerosene and LPG {Cooking Gas}) in the State of Grenada will be as follows: Grenada: Products Old Price New Price Gasoline ...Read More >>>
  12/18/2012 || US AND CANADA SIGN VISA AND IMMIGRATION INFORMATIO...0
US ambassador to Canada David Jacobson and the Canadian minister of citizenship, immigration and multiculturalism Jason Kenney signed a US-Canada visa and immigration information-sharing agreement on Thursday. This agreement will enable Canada and the United States to share information from third...Read More >>>
  12/18/2012 || UK VISITOR ARRIVALS DROP IN REGION0
The Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO), is reporting that the region has seen a 6 per cent decline in tourist arrivals from the UK since the start of the year. CTO Secretary General Hugh Riley said while there has been improvement in visitor arrivals from the US and Canadian markets, numbers h...Read More >>>
  12/18/2012 || CARIBBEAN CRICKET PREMIER LEAGUE LAUNCHED0
Cricket fans around the Caribbean and the world will get an opportunity to see their favourite players parade their skills in a regional Twenty20 franchise-based club league next year. The league, which will be similar to that of the now popular Indian Premier League (IPL) and the Australia Big B...Read More >>>
  12/18/2012 || ST.ANDREW FAMILIES TO BENEFIT FROM NEW HOUSING PRO...0
Almost 20 families in Cadrona, St. Andrew will soon benefit from a government funded housing project. Government has also undertaken the construction of a one-mile access road to the emerging village fondly referred to as Tablet. A government delegation led by Prime Minister Tillman Thomas las...Read More >>>
  12/18/2012 || GRENADA SYMPATHISES WITH THE UNITED STATES0
Grenada’s Prime Minister Hon. Tillman Thomas has expressed his “deep sadness” with the Government and People of the United States in the aftermath of recent violence which led to the death of 26 persons, including children. The statement was sent to U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday. The fol...Read More >>>
  12/17/2012 || HOSPITALITY KEY TO GRENADA'S TOURISM DEVELOPMENT: ...2
Grenada’s Prime Minister Hon. Tillman Thomas says hospitality must be taken seriously, if Grenada is to realize its potential as a tourism destination. “We must all embrace the significance of tourism as a pillar of our economic development. Those who are directly employed by the industry have th...Read More >>>
  12/12/2012 || MACHEL MONTANO GUILTY ON FIVE CRIMINAL CHARGES0
SOCA STAR Machel Montano was recently found guilty of five criminal offences. Montano, the reigning Power Soca Monarch and Road March king, along with Kernel Roberts, the son of legendary Calypso icon Lord Kitchener, Joel "Zan" Feveck, a member of Montano HD Family, and Rodney "Benjai" LeBlanc, b...Read More >>>
  12/12/2012 || CAYMAN ISLANDS PREMIER ARRESTED1
The premier of the Cayman Islands, McKeeva Bush, 57, was arrested early Tuesday morning and detained in police custody in connection with a number of ongoing police investigations. According to a press release issued by the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) on Tuesday, officers from the...Read More >>>
  12/11/2012 || POST OF CONSUL GENERAL IN NEW YORK REMAINS OPEN0
Cabinet Secretary Mrs. Gemma Bain Thomas has said that a recommendation has been made to have someone at the UN mission accredited, so that consular matters for Grenada can be handled. This has become necessary after the post of Consul General became vacant following the Government’s decision to ...Read More >>>
  12/11/2012 || MOVE TO ELIMINATE CORRUPTION FROM POLICE FORCE0
The Royal Grenada Police Force is undertaking a campaign to address how corruption is dealt with in the Force. As part of its strategic plan, the force is mandated to stamp out corruption amongst its Officers. It also forms part of the greater public sector reform initiative. According to Ass...Read More >>>
  12/11/2012 || BONUS FOR NUTMEG FARMERS0
Prime Minister Tillman Thomas has welcomed a decision of the Grenada Co-operative N utmeg Association (GCNA) to pay a bonus of over EC $3M to nutmeg farmers at the end of the year. “This is a very positive development for our farmers and our economy. I know very well what this payment will do for...Read More >>>
  12/11/2012 || GCA STAFF CHARITY BREAKFAST1
GCA STAFF CHARITY BREAKFAST CARLTON COCOA STATION, GRAND BRAS, ST.ANDREW. TEL:473-442-7315/449-6346. EMAIL: matthiasjos@hotmail.com The staff of the Grenada Cocoa Association has organized a charity breakfast, on Friday 21st December, 2012 , at the Carlton Cocoa Station in St. Andrew. This is o...Read More >>>
  12/10/2012 || PM WARNS JOURNALISTS ABOUT IMPARTIALITY1
Prime Minister Tillman Thomas has warned local journalists not to engage in political activities while trying to inform the population about the socio-economic development of the island. Addressing the annual media awards of the Media Workers Association of Grenada (MWAG) on Sunday night, Thomas...Read More >>>
  12/10/2012 || MEDIATION LOGO COMPETITION FOR STUDENTS0
The Mediation Administrative Committee in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development is inviting students of all Secondary Schools, Programme for Adolescent Mothers (PAM) and New Life Organization (NEWLO) to participate in a Logo competition. This competition form...Read More >>>
  12/7/2012 || GRENADA WILL NOT LEGALISE MARIJUANA: PRIME MINISTE...23
Grenada will not bow to pressure to legalise marijuana. Prime Minister Tillman Thomas, who made the declaration Friday in an address to the 9th Annual General Meeting of the Grenada Drug Information Network and National Observatory on Drugs (GRENDIN/NOD), said the recent decision by some states i...Read More >>>
  12/7/2012 || ACCUSATIONS FLY OVER FIRING2
Prime Minister Tillman Thomas has been accused of dishonesty in his comments on former Grenada consul general to New York, Derrick James. The prime minister was being “dishonest or he was asleep” in cabinet when proposals were presented on regularizing James’ diplomatic status, former foreign mi...Read More >>>
  12/5/2012 || GOVERNMENT CRITICISED OVER DIPLOMATIC FIRING1
The government of Grenada has been described as “vindictive” as a firestorm of protest erupted on Tuesday after news broke that the Tillman Thomas-led administration had fired Derrick James, the country’s consul general to New York. The news was reported on Internet sites and was the commentary o...Read More >>>
  12/4/2012 || GRENADA TO REGULARISE CONSUL GENERAL POSITION IN N...2
ST. GEORGE, GRENADA, DECEMBER 2012 _ It has become necessary for the Government of Grenada to bring to an end the purported appointment of Mr. Derek James as Consul General, which is inconsistent with United States law and standard Diplomatic and Consular practices. The fact that Mr. James is a U...Read More >>>
  12/4/2012 || FESTIVAL CANCELLATION CALLED CULTURAL, ECONOMIC SE...1
The failure of the Grenada government to stage the 2012 Camerhogne Folk Festival has been severely criticized by a sitting Member of Parliament and former executive member of the ruling National Democratic Congress. “This failure to deliver, once again, highlights a lack of capacity and politica...Read More >>>
  12/4/2012 || GOVERNMENT ACCOUSED OF SELLING STATE PROPERTIES4
The main opposition New National Party (NNP) has accused the Grenada government of selling off state properties and illegally borrowing funds from the National insurance Scheme (NIS) to meet the salaries of public servants. NNP leader and former prime minister Dr. Keith Mitchell told supporters a...Read More >>>
  12/4/2012 || GRENADIAN SWIMMERS OFF TO INSTANBUL0
GASA ( Grenada Amateur Swimming Association) has announced that a team of three swimmers and a coach will be traveling to Istanbul Turkey early on Saturday morning to compete in the FINA World Short Course Swimming Championship (25m) 12-16 December 2012. The lone female swimmer is national recor...Read More >>>
  12/4/2012 || GRENADA MOVING FORWARD WITH ELECTRONICTAXATION SY...0
As part of an agreement with the International Development Association (IDA), an arm of the World Bank, the Government of Grenada has received financing for the implementation of the OECS Electronic Government for Regional Integration Project (EGRIP). A major component of this project is an E-tax...Read More >>>
  12/1/2012 || INTERNATIONAL CRICKET RETURNS TO GRENADA0
Grenada's National Stadium will host international cricket for the first time in four years when Zimbabwe tour the Caribbean next year. The West Indies Cricket Board confirmed this week that the West Indies will resume Test cricket with the embattled African nation, with a month-long series that ...Read More >>>
  11/28/2012 || IMPORT LICENSE GOES DIGITAL2
This is the final week for issuance of paper copies of import licenses by the Ministry of the Environment, Foreign Trade and Export Development at the Financial Complex on the Carenage. A new automated procedure, geared towards improving Customs operation, enhancing trade facilitation, and suppor...Read More >>>
  11/28/2012 || NEW MOTHERS BEING ENCOURAGED TO BREASTFEED EXCLUSI...0
As the Food and Nutrition Council rolls out its breastfeeding public awareness campaign, new mothers are being encouraged to exclusively breast feed their babies for the first 6 months. According to Christina Hinds, Communications officer for the Council, research proves that breast milk has all ...Read More >>>
  11/28/2012 || NEW POLITICAL PARTY LAUNCHED1
The National United Front (NUF) was launched in Grenada on Tuesday night promising to provide an alternative to the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the main opposition New National Party (NNP). “You have finally found a party you can vote for in 2013,” said former environment mini...Read More >>>
  11/27/2012 || SANDALS LASOURCE GRENADA RESORT TO OPEN IN 20130
Sandals Resorts International (SRI), parent company of Sandals Resorts, Beaches Resorts and Grand Pineapple Beach Resorts, announced the purchase of La Source Resort in Grenada for an undisclosed sum. The agreement to acquire the resort represents the brand’s first property in this Eastern Cari...Read More >>>
  11/27/2012 || WICB HEAD PRAISES TEAM'S WIN OVER BANGLADESH1
The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has heaped praise on players who achieved personal milestones during the Windies series win over Bangladesh. The players include Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Tino Best, Kieran Powell and Marlon Samuels. "They are all assets to the team, but every single player h...Read More >>>
 
  11/27/2012 || GET READY FOR GRENADA SAILING WEEK2
Organizers of the newly formed Grenada Sail Week, which replaces the keelboat regatta previously organized by the Grenada Sailing Festival, invite sailors from near and far to come and "Sail de Spice" January 31 to February 5, 2013. In a press release, Grenada Sailing Week organizers said they h...Read More >>>

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