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DIGICEL AND MINISTRY OF YOUTH, SPORTS, AND RELIGIOUS AFFAIRS – YOUTH PULSE 2015…

 DIGICEL AND MINISTRY OF YOUTH, SPORTS, AND RELIGIOUS AFFAIRS – YOUTH PULSE 2015

September 1, 2015, St George, Grenada; Beausejour, St. George was the venue for the second installment of Youth Pulse, hosted by the Ministry of Youth, Sports, and Religious Affairs along with partners Digicel. Members of surrounding communities as well as persons from beyond came out to partake in the day of activities planned for the “Back to School” edition of Youth Pulse. ...

02 Sep 2015 Hits:654 Local News

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RESCHEDULING OF FLIGHTS TO GRENADA

RESCHEDULING OF FLIGHTS TO GRENADA

(St. George’s, Grenada) 1st September, 2015 – Grenada is accessible from major international cities including Miami, New York, Atlanta, Toronto, London, Frankfurt, Porlamar and the Caribbean. For the first half of 2015, four thousand (4,000) more persons travelled to the tri-island state with notable increases from the United Kingdom (8.6%), the United States of America (11.5%)...

02 Sep 2015 Hits:767 Local News

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CDB MAKES EMERGENCY RELIEF GRANT AVAILABLE TO DOMINICA

CDB MAKES EMERGENCY RELIEF GRANT AVAILABLE TO DOMINICA

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados - The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has announced that an Emergency Relief Grant of USD 200,000 is being made immediately available to the Government of Dominica in the wake of Tropical Storm Erika. Heavy rains from Erika impacted the island on Thursday causing loss of life and widespread devastation.

31 Aug 2015 Hits:1810 Regional News

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MINISTER OF SPORTS COMMENDS KIRANI JAMES AND TEAM ON WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP PERFORMA…

MINISTER OF SPORTS COMMENDS KIRANI JAMES AND TEAM ON WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP PERFORMANCE

ST. GEORGE'S, GRENADA, August 26, 2015 - GIS: Minister of Youth Sport and Religious Affairs, Honorable Emmalin Pierre has sent her congratulations to Kirani James on his resounding performance at the International Amateur Athletics Federation (IAAF) Word Championships.

27 Aug 2015 Hits:3413 Local News

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PRIME MINISTER MITCHELL MEETS WITH CRICKET REVIEW PANEL IN BARBADOS

PRIME MINISTER MITCHELL MEETS WITH CRICKET REVIEW PANEL IN BARBADOS

ST. GEORGE'S, GRENADA, August 26, 2015 - GIS:  Prime Minister of Grenada and Chairman of the CARICOM Cricket Governance Committee, Dr. the Right Honourable Keith Mitchell, met on Monday, 24 August, in Barbados with the Cricket Review Panel established by that  Committee in consultation with the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), which is reviewing the state of governance of West...

27 Aug 2015 Hits:3387 Local News

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NEW COMPTROLLER OF INLAND REVENUE APPOINTED

NEW COMPTROLLER OF INLAND REVENUE APPOINTED

ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, Thursday, August 27, 2015: Mr. Corland Forrester has been appointed as Comptroller at the Inland Revenue Division (IRD), Ministry of Finance. IRD welcomed the new Comptroller at a staff meeting on Monday August 24, 2015, where he was formally introduced by Permanent Secretary (PS) of the Ministry of Finance, Mr. Timothy Antoine.  Mr. Forrester is a Certif...

27 Aug 2015 Hits:3342 Local News

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DIGICEL AND NBA LAUNCH JUMPSTART BASKETBALL CLINICS IN CARIBBEAN

DIGICEL AND NBA LAUNCH JUMPSTART BASKETBALL CLINICS IN CARIBBEAN

Clinics will Bring Together Hundreds of Players and Coaches from Across the Caribbean TORTOLA, BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS, Aug. 25, 2015 – Digicel and the National Basketball Association (NBA) announced today the launch of the Digicel NBA Jumpstart Basketball Clinics in the Caribbean, which will take place in Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Jamaica, ...

27 Aug 2015 Hits:3745 Regional News

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TRAINING PROGRAM STRENGTHENS OVER 200 TECHNICIANS IN CENTRAL AMERICA AND THE CAR…

TRAINING PROGRAM STRENGTHENS OVER 200 TECHNICIANS IN CENTRAL AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN

Courses supported by IICA and the Mexican government promote technical innovations to increase agricultural productivity and competitiveness. Mexico City, August 24, 2015 (IICA). A training program supported by the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) has allowed 243 technicians from 21 countries in Central America and the Caribbean to strengthen their...

25 Aug 2015 Hits:4460 Regional News

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120 CPEA GRANTS AWARDED BY GUTCU

120 CPEA GRANTS AWARDED BY GUTCU

St. George, Grenada – August 21, 2015 – 120 young students were awarded CPEA Grants from the G.U.T. Credit Union on Friday, August 21, 2015. The cheques, valued at EC$250 each is aimed to help parents prepare with the expenses of the ‘back to school’ season. In addition, each child received $50 toward starting or building a Smart Saver Account.

24 Aug 2015 Hits:4105 Local News

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NETHERLANDS INSURANCE CONGRATULATES STAKEHOLDERS FOR SPICEMAS 2015

NETHERLANDS INSURANCE CONGRATULATES STAKEHOLDERS FOR SPICEMAS 2015

Only a week ago, the island was abuzz with activity as the nation and visitors readied themselves for the celebration of Spicemas 2015. Netherlands Insurance, long-time supporter of the arts, once again stepped to the forefront and pledged support for a number of Carnival-related events in the lead up to, and over the festival weekend. 

18 Aug 2015 Hits:6060 Local News

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CREDIT UNION TEACHES ENTREPRENEURSHIP TO STUDENTS

CREDIT UNION TEACHES ENTREPRENEURSHIP TO STUDENTS

St. George, Grenada – August 18, 2015 – The G.U.T. Credit Union marked the start of its 5th Annual Children Financial Seminar on August 17. The seminar, for children between the ages of 5 to 15, aims to teach children more about understanding money and financial responsibility. The theme for this year’s seminar is ‘entrepreneurship’.  Participants in the programme will also hav...

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ADJUSTMENT TO PETROLEUM PRICES FOR AUGUST 2015

ADJUSTMENT TO PETROLEUM PRICES FOR AUGUST 2015

ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, Monday, August 17, 2015: The General public is hereby informed that, effective, Tuesday August 18, 2015, the retail prices of petroleum products (Gasoline, Diesel, Kerosene and LPG {Cooking Gas}) in the State of Grenada will be as follows:

18 Aug 2015 Hits:5511 Local News

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RESTRUCTURING THE CARNIVAL PRODUCT

August 18, 2015 by Dr. Lawrence A. Joseph

With the exception of a few obscenities, this year’s carnival saw a general rise in the standard of songs pertaining to groovy soca, power soca and traditional calypsos; an improvement in the quality of calypso queen contestants; and an improvement in the number and quality of the presentations of mas bands. Moreover there has been a significant improvement in the participation by the general public, both local and foreign, in carnival activities. All the necessary ingredients seemed to have been in place to enable the production of an excellent carnival event, unfortunately however the carnival event was far from being excellent. There is therefore a dire need for the restructuring of carnival in order to bring out the best from this most important national product.

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