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Letter: NDC Carriacou chairman resigns

January 23, 2015
Letter: NDC Carriacou chairman resigns Amid growing frustration Tevin Andrews, chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Carriacou constituency throws in the towel. There had been rumours for months that the constituency caretaker, Randolph Fleary, saw the young and energetic – hard working, getting things done...

Letter: Grenada: The Chester Humphrey controversial affair!

January 21, 2015
Letter: Grenada: The Chester Humphrey controversial affair! Over 2,000 years ago Jesus Christ carried the weight of the world upon his shoulders and died a brutal and painful death for the sins of mankind. His suffering affords all those who believe this gospel the opportunity of redemption and eternal salvation according to John 3:16.

Commentary: Grenada Constitutional Reform: Putting within context

January 20, 2015
Commentary: Grenada Constitutional Reform: Putting within context There are many fundamental issues surrounding constitutional reform for Grenada, which need to be brought to the fore and for the general public to be educated upon, before the holding of any referendum on the reform. Equally of a worry is the absence of conducive conditions and creditable conducts...

Eastern Caribbean responds to evolving telecoms landscape

January 17, 2015
Eastern Caribbean responds to evolving telecoms landscape KINGSTOWN, St Vincent -- Officials from across the Eastern Caribbean are working on a joint response to major changes in the region’s rapidly evolving telecommunications landscape. A three-day training workshop on technology and telecommunications issues in the Eastern Caribbean...

'CSME in the Classroom' training for Grenadian teachers

January 16, 2015
'CSME in the Classroom' training for Grenadian teachers ST GEORGE'S, Grenada -- Grenadian teachers at the CXC and CCLC level got the opportunity to build on their skills to bring the CARICOM Single Market and its opportunities to life for students. The Tuesday, January 13, workshop was made possible under the Improving Information Flows...

OECS member states present joint marketing effort at Toronto Boat Show

January 16, 2015
OECS member states present joint marketing effort at Toronto Boat Show TORONTO, Canada -- The 57th Toronto Boat Show has presented a unique opportunity for Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) member states to be present as a collective in one yachting space within the ambiance of an “Eastern Caribbean Village” manned by over 20 people from...

Commentary: Law and Politics: This is 2015 - what can we expect?

January 13, 2015
Commentary: Law and Politics: This is 2015 - what can we expect? The political road map of the government in control of the nation’s affairs was earmarked to begin producing positive results and lasting benefits, to the people of our tri-island state come 2015. The main activities expected to be forthcoming in this New Year are the arrival of hundreds of foreign investors.

Delta announces new service to Grenada

January 12, 2015
Delta announces new service to Grenada ST GEORGE’S, Grenada (GIS) -- Delta Airline has announced that it will be starting a new weekly service between Atlanta and Grenada this summer.  The US-based airline said the new service will be operated on Saturdays starting June 6, 2015 and ending August 15, 2015.

OECS member states participate in Toronto Boat Show

January 9, 2015
OECS member states participate in Toronto Boat Show CASTRIES, St Lucia -- Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) member states have embarked on a joint approach to marketing the region as a single yachting destination, with seven member countries – Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, British Virgin Islands, Dominica...

Letter: Costa Rica 12, Grenada 0

January 9, 2015
Letter: Costa Rica 12, Grenada 0 It must be by way of some poetic justice that those who are squarely responsible for putting Grenada in its current economic quagmire are condemned to traverse the world, thumping their chests in a desperate and depressing quest for solutions. While they boast of generating funds from the sale of...

Taiwan restructures Grenada debt at 50 percent reduction

January 8, 2015
Taiwan restructures Grenada debt at 50 percent reduction ST GEORGE'S, Grenada -- The government of Grenada has concluded a comprehensive agreement to restructure its US$36.6 million (EC$98.8 million) indebtedness to the Export-Import (ExIm) Bank of Taiwan. This agreement reduces the principal outstanding on the loan by 50 percent.

Grenada cruise ship arrivals increase by 29 percent in 2014

January 8, 2015
Grenada cruise ship arrivals increase by 29 percent in 2014 ST GEORGE’S, Grenada -- During 2014, cruise arrivals and expenditure in Grenada both increased by 29 percent compared to 2013. Preliminary data show that 162 cruise calls and 254,248 cruise passengers visited ports in Grenada and Carriacou, contributing EC$28 million to the economy.

Letter: NNP's vulgar politics versus NDC's good governance agenda

January 8, 2015
Letter: NNP's vulgar politics versus NDC's good governance agenda The current economic crisis that the people of Grenada are experiencing is a result of the bad governance and vulgar politics of prime minister Mitchell and his NNP administration. Mitchell is the longest serving prime minister of Grenada and as such he has to shoulder the blame for the state of...

Commentary: Ms Purcell did not do her research on atheism

January 7, 2015
Commentary: Ms Purcell did not do her research on atheism I read Joan Purcell’s article (Speaking truth to power January 2, 2015), however, I do not think that the Grenadian people should take her seriously with the political fear she is spreading about atheism. However, I do believe that Grenada has some atheists but Chester Humphrey is only one within the society...

Commentary: Law and Politics: Where are we heading - and how soon?

January 6, 2015
Commentary: Law and Politics: Where are we heading - and how soon? The actions and omissions of those in control of the nation’s affairs as the government of the day will always determine where we heading and how soon we can hope to get wherever. And the situation facing our people, as we come to the end of another year, and the beginning of a new year...

Letter: Grenada's new IMANI program is a serious cause for concern

January 5, 2015
Letter: Grenada's new IMANI program is a serious cause for concern By and large it is the common view of most Grenadians, including myself, that the government new IMANI program can best be described as an employment scheme. This scheme is designed, set up and managed by the New National Party administration under the guise of youth development and...

Commentary: Speaking truth to power

January 2, 2015
Commentary: Speaking truth to power The first paragraph in the preamble of the Grenada Constitution (1974) establishes its moral authority as follows: "Whereas the people of Grenada -- (A) have affirmed that their nation is founded upon principles that acknowledge the fatherhood and supremacy of God and man's duties toward his fellow man;

Letter: Mr Prime Minister Mitchell, your resignation please!

January 2, 2015
Letter: Mr Prime Minister Mitchell, your resignation please! The best Christmas and New Year gift that the people of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique can receive from their prime minister Keith Mitchell is a signed and seal ed letter of resignation, captioned “I lied, I have failed you. Sorry, I am NOT capable of delivering the jobs I bragged about.”

Commentary: In awe and appreciation of Caribbean beauties

December 30, 2014
Commentary: In awe and appreciation of Caribbean beauties I am a close observer of American culture, entertainment and its entertainers. I always find these aspects of the American way of life fascinating. I have been a keen observer of the soap operas and talk-shows, which captivated the Caribbean in the days when cable television was newly introduced to the region.

Letter: Grenadians are not happy with Grand Beach land deal

December 30, 2014
Letter: Grenadians are not happy with Grand Beach land deal Whatever were the underlining reasons to haste fully transferred state property free of cost, into the hands of world rich and famous British race car driver Lewis Hamilton on election eve 2008, still remains a mystery to most Grenadians. To date this deal has not resulted in any tangible benefits for the island.

Commentary: Nigeria and Russia experience currency nosedives

December 26, 2014
Commentary: Nigeria and Russia experience currency nosedives We got oil! Now we are rich... and... shhhh... we won't have to work hard ever again... Isn't that how it goes? Venezuelans KNOW that they are rich -- they have those immense oil reserves -- but... they're a bit puzzled, there are often basic food shortages in the shops and somehow... just somehow...

Letter: What manner of man is Peter David?

December 26, 2014
Letter: What manner of man is Peter David? Dr Mitchell was spot on when he described this chap Peter David as having a twisted mind and will stop at nothing to wield power. It really wasn’t funny when I sat and listened to Peter David’s response, to the budget debate at the senate sitting on Wednesday, December 17, 2014.

Commentary: Law and Politics: What a year we lived through

December 23, 2014
Commentary: Law and Politics: What a year we lived through Having lived through the 40th year of our tri-island state as an independent nation, those of us who actually experienced all those years as residents in our homeland must be having a variety of ideas and second thoughts, as we look back at the happenings and recall the experiences we encountered.

Letter: Senators Burke and Roberts - Grenada's personalities of the year 2015

December 23, 2014
Letter: Senators Burke and Roberts - Grenada's personalities of the year 2015 Senators Nazim Burke and Ray Roberts an opposition and an independent senator in the upper house of parliament in Grenada stand out as two of the most progressive and respectable politicians in Grenada and the Caribbean. These two Grenadian senators stand out as a beacon of hope.

Letter: Grenadians in bondage

December 22, 2014
Letter: Grenadians in bondage Sometime ago in 2011, I had a dream, in fact in that dream I was told by an angel that “Keith is Coming Back”. I immediately woke up and penned “Grenadians Are Looking Up Again”. The following morning I went to the phone and called Keith C. Mitchell  to inform him that he was going to...

CARICOM chair welcomes US-Cuba rapprochement

December 19, 2014
CARICOM chair welcomes US-Cuba rapprochement ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and prime minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Gaston Browne, has welcomed the historic decision announced on Wednesday by US President Barack Obama to ease restrictions on the movement of people...

Commentary: Oil takes a nose dive - why? What does it mean?

December 18, 2014
Commentary: Oil takes a nose dive - why? What does it mean? Oil is a life-blood for industry and manufacturing, be it for fuel, plastics and the diverse products made from them. Of these the one uppermost in people's minds is oil as an energy source, be it for vehicles, planes or electricity generation.  The recent period of several years of high oil prices...

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