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Letter: Russia invades St Vincent with stealth and dynasty collaboration between 2002 and 2015

July 30, 2015
Letter: Russia invades St Vincent with stealth and dynasty collaboration between 2002 and 2015 The two main players in the 1979 Grenada revolution was Russia and Cuba. They introduced the rest of the world’s scum like Iran, North Korea, the East European communist countries of that time, Vietnam and just about every communist country the world could offer, as a backing to Maurice Bishop.

Grenada beat Saint Lucia in CONCACAF Women's U20

July 30, 2015
Grenada beat Saint Lucia in CONCACAF Women's U20 CASTRIES, St Lucia -- Grenada beat Saint Lucia 4-2 in the second game of the CONCACAF Women's Under-20 Tournament, Caribbean Zone Group 2. Playing on Tuesday evening at Mindoo Phillip Park in Castries, Saint Lucia, the Grenadians were coming off a 0-5 loss to Jamaica.

Grenada lowers Kick 'em Jenny alert level to yellow

July 28, 2015
Grenada lowers Kick 'em Jenny alert level to yellow ST GEORGE’S, Grenada -- The Seismic Research Centre (SRC) at the University of the West Indies has reported that the activity levels at the Kick-‘em-Jenny submarine volcano just off the north coast of Grenada has reduced significantly over the weekend. No activity had been recorded since...

Minister promotes Grenada across Europe and China

July 28, 2015
Minister promotes Grenada across Europe and China ST GEORGE’S, Grenada -- Alexandra Otway, whose appointment as minister of implementation took effect in December 2014, has been promoting Grenada across the world. Starting in early July, she travelled with Micha Emmett, managing director of CS Global Partners, to give speeches...

Reduced volcanic activity recorded at Kick 'em Jenny off Grenada

July 27, 2015
Reduced volcanic activity recorded at Kick 'em Jenny off Grenada ST GEORGE’S, Grenada -- The Seismic Research Centre (SRC) at the University of the West Indies has recorded reduced activity levels at the Kick em’ Jenny submarine volcano 10 km (6 miles) off the north coast of Grenada, following the two small eruptions recorded last week. Recreational divers...

Letter: Sexual intimidation and harassment within the NNP government in Grenada

July 27, 2015
Letter: Sexual intimidation and harassment within the NNP government in Grenada There is a connection between the breakdown of Grenadian families and the many social ills. One of those social problems is the unemployment situation, and because of it our young girls are facing a daunting array of problems, caused mostly by poverty and unemployment. While this link is better...

Second small eruption recorded Thursday night at Kick 'em Jenny off Grenada

July 25, 2015
Second small eruption recorded Thursday night at Kick 'em Jenny off Grenada ST GEORGE’S, Grenada -- The Seismic Research Centre (SRC) at the University of the West Indies recorded a second small eruption during the night of Thursday at the Kick ‘em Jenny submarine volcano 10 km (6 miles) off the north coast of Grenada. Following increased seismic activity recorded...

Kick 'em Jenny rumbling off Grenada

July 24, 2015
Kick 'em Jenny rumbling off Grenada ST GEORGE’S, Grenada -- Early Thursday morning, a strong continuous signal was observed on instruments monitoring the Kick ‘em Jenny submarine volcano 10 km (6 miles) off the coast of Grenada in the Caribbean Sea. The alert level has been elevated to Orange.

Letter: Growth is the key

July 24, 2015
Letter: Growth is the key The prime minister of Grenada Keith Mitchell went on a recent visit to North America and Europe. From published articles, he met Grenadians in both New York, USA; Toronto, Canada, and in Hammersmith, London, England. Unfortunately for me, I was one of those invited to his London talk, followed by...

Nutmeg Princess comes alive at underwater sculpture park in Grenada

July 22, 2015
Nutmeg Princess comes alive at underwater sculpture park in Grenada ST GEORGE’S, Grenada -- The Nutmeg Princess has been added to the world’s first underwater sculpture park at Moliniere Bay in Grenada. The statue depicts Grenada’s first fairy tale princess emerging from a large nutmeg pod, reaching to the heavens with a handful of Grenada’s most famed spice.

Letter: Burn the box

July 22, 2015
Letter: Burn the box Once you get used to thinking outside the box, you soon realize that you do not need the box anymore. You can burn the box. The mere existence of the box as a cozy and inviting instrument of suppression beckons you to return to it like an early morning warm bed and prohibits man’s natural quest...

Commentary: Grenada Constitutional Reform: United Nations position

July 21, 2015
Commentary: Grenada Constitutional Reform: United Nations position The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has been associated with the Grenada Constitution Reform Project in one form or another over the past years. Together with the Organisation of American States (OAS), the UNDP has provided financial and technical assistance and has also...

Grenadian athletes honoured in Toronto

July 20, 2015
Grenadian athletes honoured in Toronto TORONTO, Canada -- Grenadian athletes competing at the Pan American Games in Toronto were congratulated and toasted on Friday evening by relatives, friends and other Grenadian nationals. The athletes, as well as coaches and Grenada sports officials, were the guests of honour at a reception...

Earthquakes rattle Barbados and neighbouring islands

July 17, 2015
Earthquakes rattle Barbados and neighbouring islands BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Six separate earthquakes were recorded on Thursday northeast of Barbados between 7:01am and 12:23pm local time about 125 km from the capital, Bridgetown. The magnitudes ranged from 3.4 to 6.4 and depths from 61km to 111km. These earth tremors were reportedly felt...

Commentary: Turbo-charging the Grenada economy with investment in research and development

July 16, 2015
Commentary: Turbo-charging the Grenada economy with investment in research and development A turbo-charger typically adds 50 percent more burning power (oxygen) to the fuel, enabling it to burn more efficiently, giving a two-litre engine three-litre power. Daimler, Diesel and Alfred Büchi were separately involved in having the ideas that took some mental effort and mechanical tinkering to invent...

Canada agrees to review visa requirement for Grenadian citizens

July 15, 2015
Canada agrees to review visa requirement for Grenadian citizens ST GEORGE'S, Grenada (GIS) -- The Canadian government has agreed to look into addressing the visa requirement for Grenadian citizens to enter Canada. This was the highlight of a meeting between Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell and Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper, which took place on July 10...

Delta to increase scheduled flights between Atlanta and Grenada

July 15, 2015
Delta to increase scheduled flights between Atlanta and Grenada ST GEORGE’S, Grenada -- Just one month after the launch of its new service between Atlanta and Grenada, Delta has indicated it will not only return the service in December, but also add two additional weekly flights during the peak holiday season. Delta will resume its seasonal service from Atlanta...

Letter: Unemployment is down in Grenada, says Prime Minister Keith Mitchell

July 14, 2015
Letter: Unemployment is down in Grenada, says Prime Minister Keith Mitchell Dirty politics is poisoning Grenada's political environment. Grenada's Prime Minister Keith C. Mitchell had constructed an easy-going and relaxed public image just before his last election victory. He began the 2013 election year giving speeches, posed in selfies with the youths, a real politician.

Commentary: Why does Grenada need Balthazar University?

July 13, 2015
Commentary: Why does Grenada need Balthazar University? Universities come with different characters – some feature creative disciplines of study - for invention and enhancing productive capacity, growth and leadership. Others feature disciplines more related to maintenance – keeping people healthy is a good example... All accelerate the knowledge...

OECS tourism ministers explore ways of increasing region's competitiveness

July 10, 2015
OECS tourism ministers explore ways of increasing region's competitiveness ST GEORGE’S, Grenada -- How to remain competitive in the global tourism industry was the context of discussions during the second meeting of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Council of Ministers of Tourism held in Grenada on Thursday. Tourism ministers from member states...

Letter: Derrick James has his own agenda for sidelining the original NNP NY support chapter

July 10, 2015
Letter: Derrick James has his own agenda for sidelining the original NNP NY support chapter It is not in Prime Minister Keith Mitchell’s best interest to allow Derrick James to sideline his former supporters who directly fought to get Mitchell elected into public office. Those members should be praised for their devotion to duty and remarkable valor. The courage of these men and women remains...

OECS tourism ministers to meet on Thursday in Grenada

July 9, 2015
OECS tourism ministers to meet on Thursday in Grenada ST GEORGE’S, Grenada -- The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Council of Tourism Ministers will meet for a second occasion in Grenada on Thursday. The ministerial meeting will be convened under the theme: OECS Economic Union: Pushing the Tourism Envelope. Some key matters...

Commentary: Disparity and neglect at the (Mirabeau) Princess Alice Hospital in Grenada

July 9, 2015
Commentary: Disparity and neglect at the (Mirabeau) Princess Alice Hospital in Grenada According to American historian and philosopher Will Durant, “The health of nations is more important than the wealth of nations.” Unfortunately, though, in rural Grenada this is not the case, since patients should expect some difficulty and long waiting periods in receiving medical attention at the...

Grenada urged to abolish death penalty and to decriminalize same-sex relations

July 8, 2015
Grenada urged to abolish death penalty and to decriminalize same-sex relations LONDON, England -- Amnesty International has welcomed Grenada’s acceptance of recommendations to ratify a number of international human rights treaties, including the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, and notes its request for...

Letter: Senator Nazim Burke: The man who's bringing about change

July 7, 2015
Letter: Senator Nazim Burke: The man who's bringing about change The Grenadian community in New York on Sunday, June 19, welcomed senator and leader of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) political party in Grenada, Nazim V. Burke, as he conveyed his views and positions to them. He said his party is committed to values providing real solutions.

Commentary: Turbo-charging the Grenada economy - The three-pronged plan

July 6, 2015
Commentary: Turbo-charging the Grenada economy - The three-pronged plan Want Grenada's economy to continue in the donkey-cart mode? Then do not kick any of the following into action. STOP reading now! Turbo-Charger A: Local science-based tertiary education with the opening of Balthazar University in September 2015. Leading to more businesses, which means more jobs.

Letter: PM Mitchell has to be bold

July 6, 2015
Letter: PM Mitchell has to be bold According to the latest unemployment statement from the Grenada government unemployment fell by 3.6% between October 2013 and 2014. The statement released is rather sketchy in details because it does not identify the youth unemployment, which in my view is most significant in a...

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