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Letter: Keith Mitchell and his devious do-nothing NNP politicians

September 1, 2015
Letter: Keith Mitchell and his devious do-nothing NNP politicians The New National Party (NNP) won the general election because the majority of the people of Grenada, Carriacou and Petit Martinique believed in the various promises made by the NNP candidates. The Grenadian people believed then that the NNP would have provided better conditions for developing...

IMF concludes staff visit to Grenada

August 29, 2015
IMF concludes staff visit to Grenada ST GEORGE’S, Grenada -- An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team led by Nicole Laframboise visited Grenada from August 20–27, 2015, to conduct discussions on the third review of Grenada’s IMF-supported program under the extended credit facility (ECF). The ECF arrangement  was approved on...

Commentary: My word is my bond, I hope PM Mitchell's is!

August 29, 2015
Commentary: My word is my bond, I hope PM Mitchell's is! As an international crime reduction consultant, I have had my finger on the pulse of crime in the Caribbean for the past decade or so and have responded to address the root causes and consequences of this societal plague that has held many Caribbean islands in its chokehold. On November 1, 2012...

USAID launches US$12.5 million Caribbean marine biodiversity program in Carriacou

August 28, 2015
USAID launches US$12.5 million Caribbean marine biodiversity program in Carriacou CARRIACOU, Grenada -- In an effort to protect critical marine ecosystems and reduce threats to the region’s fisheries and tourism sectors, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched a US$12.5 million Caribbean Marine Biodiversity Program (CMBP).

New director appointed for ILO Caribbean

August 28, 2015
New director appointed for ILO Caribbean PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- Claudia Coenjaerts, a Belgian national, has been appointed as director of the ILO Decent Work Team and Office for the Caribbean, effective August 1, 2015. Coenjaerts joined the ILO in 1995 and has worked extensively in Africa, Asia, Europe and North America.

Letter: Mission accomplished

August 28, 2015
Letter: Mission accomplished Grenadians for Change is quite satisfied with the results of the group’s initial endeavours to get re-instatement of consular services for the Grenadians community and the appointment of an appropriate person as consul general here in the New York Metropolitan area. From inception, the group...

Letter: Grenada's disrespectful senator in the Prime Minister's Office

August 27, 2015
Letter: Grenada's disrespectful senator in the Prime Minister's Office Politics and politicians in Grenada under the stewardship of Prime Minister Mitchell have sunk to an all time low. I want to bring to the attention of the Governor General Dame Cecile La Grenade, Prime Minister Keith Mitchell, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, President of the Senate...

Commentary: Grenada Constitutional Reform: A one-sided affair

August 26, 2015
Commentary: Grenada Constitutional Reform: A one-sided affair The greatest critique and regret about the institutionalization of Grenada’s February 1974 independence constitution surround the mode and mood by which this was done. The epoch was marked by darkness on every front, throughout Grenada; and this darkness presents a sharp contrast to the manner...

Commentary: The Grenada development agenda

August 25, 2015
Commentary: The Grenada development agenda Much of the following would be revolutionary for Grenada. If you find yourself saying that cannot be done, then think again! Agriculture – get farm productivity on the road with a goal to produce food for 400,000 people – with 75% being exported. (Present production is enough for 30,000 people.)

Dominica and hosts St Vincent and the Grenadines enjoy victories in Windwards cricket tournament

August 25, 2015
Dominica and hosts St Vincent and the Grenadines enjoy victories in Windwards cricket tournament PARKHILL, St Vincent -- The Windward Islands Goodwill Cricket Tournament continued on Sunday in St Vincent and the Grenadines with victories for the hosts over Saint Lucia at Park Hill, and for Dominica over Grenada at the Arnos Vale Grounds. At Park Hill, Saint Lucia, resuming from their overnight position...

Letter: Joy riding

August 24, 2015
Letter: Joy riding A number of people are puzzled by the travel pattern of Caribbean leaders and the impact of this travel on the country they represent. In the past, it was common to expect that when a leader travels he would return with substantial benefits and ideas for the transformation of the nation that he represents.

Saint Lucia and Dominica gain upper hand in Windwards second round matches

August 24, 2015
Saint Lucia and Dominica gain upper hand in Windwards second round matches PARKHILL, St Vincent -- The Windward Islands Goodwill Cricket Tournament continued with crucial second round action that started at two venues on Saturday. St Vincent and the Grenadines clashed with Saint Lucia at Park Hill, while Dominica and Grenada faced off at Arnos Vale, with Dominica and....

Grenadian 'diaspora' ambassador to be moved from New York to Toronto

August 22, 2015
Grenadian 'diaspora' ambassador to be moved from New York to Toronto NEW YORK, USA -- Derrick James, described as Grenada’s “Ambassador to the United Nations for Humanitarian and Diaspora Affairs”, is to be transferred to Canada, apparently as consul general in Toronto. James was formerly Grenada’s consul general in New York until he was found to be...

Letter: A colossal failure, F for Brenda Hood

August 22, 2015
Letter: A colossal failure, F for Brenda Hood Spice Mas is Grenada's premier national cultural event. Under the administration of Tillman Thomas Spice Mas took a new dimension with the establishment of the Spice Mas Committee (SMC). The SMC was established so that Spice Mas Festival would be run by a statutory body with some degree of...

Smith scores hundred in Windwards tournament opening day

August 22, 2015
Smith scores hundred in Windwards tournament opening day SION HILL, St Vincent -- A bossy hundred by Grenadian opener Devon Smith, aided by senior team debutant Emmanuel Stewart, propelled Grenada to 292 all out on the first day of the 2015 Windward Islands Senior Men Cricket Tournament being played in St Vincent and the Grenadines.

JetBlue adds weekly flights to Grenada

August 20, 2015
JetBlue adds weekly flights to Grenada ST GEORGE’S, Grenada (GIS) -- JetBlue Airways, with direct flights from New York to Grenada on Thursdays and Sundays, will soon be offering an additional service, according to civil aviation minister, Yolande Bain-Horsford. On Tuesday, the minister disclosed that the New York-based airline...

Commentary: Science, education and development

August 19, 2015
Commentary: Science, education and development You wanna grow some chicken to eat? Just buy a few day-old chicks, some wheat and mash, build a chicken house and you're good to go -- isn't that how you do it? Well not quite. We're no longer in the Middle Ages nor the 18th or 19th centuries. And the world is a lot more competitive and it’s compete...

Letter: Who's better for Grenada, Keith or Kamla?

August 17, 2015
Letter: Who's better for Grenada, Keith or Kamla? When the thought came to mind about writing this article I had no idea that Steve Alvarez had written an article entitled Who's better for Trinidad and Tobago, Kamla or Dr Rowley?’ Just a quick glance at the title someone may get the idea that this article is about Keith Mitchell and Kamla Bissessar.

Letter: Reform, revamp and support the RGPF

August 14, 2015
Letter: Reform, revamp and support the RGPF Your published letters are so interesting to read I keep returning every day for more of what I enjoy doing most, reading the letters you publish. The Grenadian Class letter published August 4 is written so superbly that I couldn't help sending my comment on the subject. I think that the problem of...

Commentary: The chattering mob must not rape her again

August 13, 2015
Commentary: The chattering mob must not rape her again I write because I feel that it is time that sisters stand up for sisters. There has been a crazy chain of events in Grenada this week since the national cricketer and teacher Denroy Charles was charged with rape and indecent assault of his girlfriend. Our investigations revealed that her statement to police...

Commentary: Science to know about - from Balthazar University, Grenada

August 12, 2015
Commentary: Science to know about - from Balthazar University, Grenada Albert Einstein was a very famous physicist... I am a physicist also and after you read this I will be a little more famous but not as famous as Albert Einstein! Einstein is famous for his work in two areas – you might think it is for his funny face poking out his tongue! (Photograph taken by Arthur Sasse)

Letter: Peter David and Derek James, the faces of hypocrisy and betrayal

August 8, 2015
Letter: Peter David and Derek James, the faces of hypocrisy and betrayal Peter David came to New York preaching something he has failed miserably to practice. Peter David is a supreme jackass, who does he think he's fooling? Peter loves to pretend he's someone than who he really is. That individual who produces more hot air than any dilapidated coal plant, comes to...

Commentary: Prospects for geothermal energy production in Grenada looking good

August 5, 2015
Commentary: Prospects for geothermal energy production in Grenada looking good At meetings on the 30th July 2015, chaired by permanent secretary of the ministry of finance, Timothy Antoine, attended by the high commissioner from New Zealand, stationed in Barbados Jan Henderson, Alistair Brookes representing the investigating geothermal company Jacob, from New Zealand...

Letter: Reform, revamp and support the Royal Grenada Police Force

August 4, 2015
Letter: Reform, revamp and support the Royal Grenada Police Force The Royal Grenada Police Force (RGPF) is in a state of serious crisis. Following the victory of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in July 2008 Tillman Thomas embarked on a policy to de-politicize the RGPF. As minister of national security former prime minister Thomas made a deliberate effort to ensure...

Grenada's Kick 'em Jenny submarine volcano stays quiet

August 3, 2015
Grenada's Kick 'em Jenny submarine volcano stays quiet ST GEORGE’S, Grenada -- According to the Seismic Research Centre (SRC) at the University of the West Indies, since 6:00 pm on Saturday, July 25, until Friday, no activity was recorded at the Kick ‘em Jenny submarine volcano, just off the north coast of Grenada, which confirms that the recent eruption has ended.

Regional Commonwealth parliamentary conference opens in BVI

July 31, 2015
Regional Commonwealth parliamentary conference opens in BVI ROAD TOWN, BVI -- Representatives from 13 countries are in the British Virgin Islands attending the 40th Conference of the Caribbean, the Americas and the Atlantic Region of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA). The conference began on July 25 and will conclude on August 1.

Results of geothermal study in Grenada presented

July 31, 2015
Results of geothermal study in Grenada presented ST GEORGE’S, Grenada -- The ministry of finance and energy was on Thursday due to present the findings from the geology, geophysics and geochemistry surveys (3Gs surveys) that were undertaken in Grenada earlier this year with the assistance of the government of New Zealand.

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