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NEW FIGURES PROVE MITCHELL GOVERNMENT DID NOT PLUNDER NIS

NEW FIGURES PROVE MITCHELL GOVERNMENT DID NOT PLUNDER NIS

ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, May 30, 2016 – GIS:  Newly released figures have exonerated the Keith Mitchell led government against oppositions claims that it had plundered the National Insurance Scheme (NIS). The figures, released in parliament, also confirmed the sale of more than 50 million dollars in state assets by the previous Tillman Thomas administration, who also fell consis...

30 May 2016 Hits:924 Local News

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SJC ST. GEORGE WINS THE 3RD G.U.T CREDIT UNION NATIONAL SECONDARY SCHOOLS FINANC…

SJC ST. GEORGE WINS THE 3RD G.U.T CREDIT UNION NATIONAL SECONDARY SCHOOLS FINANCIAL LITERACY QUIZ

St. George, Grenada (May 27, 2016) For the second year in a row the St. Joseph’s Convent St. George (SJCSG) has emerged the winners of the G.U.T. Credit Union National Secondary Schools Financial Literacy Quiz. The final, held on May 27th at the Grenada Trade Centre Annex saw the SJCSG team pitted against their sister school, St. Joseph’s Convent St. Andrew. Both teams ended ro...

30 May 2016 Hits:108 Local News

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FOREIGN AFFAIRS MINISTERS OF THE REGION HIGHLIGHT RELEVANCE OF ECLAC’S PROPOSALS…

FOREIGN AFFAIRS MINISTERS OF THE REGION HIGHLIGHT RELEVANCE OF ECLAC’S PROPOSALS AT THE END OF ITS BIENNIAL MEETING IN MEXICO

Authorities praised the proposals of the Commission’s document “Horizons 2030: Equality at the Centre of Sustainable Development,” and acclaimed the establishment of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development. (May 27, 2016) The thirty-sixth session, the most important biennial meeting of the Economic Commission for Latin America a...

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GOVERNMENT MOVING FORWARD WITH THE EXPLORATION OF GRENADA’S GEOTHERMAL POTENTIAL…

GOVERNMENT MOVING FORWARD WITH THE EXPLORATION OF GRENADA’S GEOTHERMAL POTENTIAL

ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, Monday, May 23, 2016: In Keeping with the Geothermal Support Partnership Framework Agreement that was signed in 2014, between the Governments of Grenada and New Zealand, aimed at facilitating the exploration and eventual use of geothermal energy the following have now been completed: The review of previous studies; The undertaking of extensive geochem...

30 May 2016 Hits:86 Local News

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GRENADA WINS GOLD AT RHS CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW WITH 'THREE ENCHANTING ISLANDS - PU…

GRENADA WINS GOLD AT RHS CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW WITH 'THREE ENCHANTING ISLANDS - PURE GRENADA'

(St. George’s, Grenada) 24th May, 2016 – The Grenada exhibit at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016 named 'Three Enchanting Islands - Pure Grenada' has won Gold. The Show team was led by Grenadian-based designer Catherine John and brought Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique to life with a display of floral diversity."Our theme this year was inspired by the distinct floral cha...

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JAMAICA TALLAWAHS CONFIRM HOME CPL FIXTURES FOR 2016 SEASON

JAMAICA TALLAWAHS CONFIRM HOME CPL FIXTURES FOR 2016 SEASON

The Jamaica Tallawahs have confirmed their home fixtures for the forthcoming HERO Caribbean Premier League (CPL) campaign and will begin their block of four home matches in Sabina Park against Guyana Amazon Warriors in a night game on Friday, 15 July.The Tallawahs, who will this year boast once more local favourites Chris Gayle, Andre Russell as well as international stars of t...

23 May 2016 Hits:188 Regional News

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MOH COMMENCES THE REMOVAL OF DERELICT VEHICLES IN ST. GEORGE’S

MOH COMMENCES THE REMOVAL OF DERELICT VEHICLES IN ST. GEORGE’S

ST. GEORGE'S, GRENADA, MAY 20, 2016, GIS: - The Ministry of Health is serious about leaving no stones unturned in its ongoing national response to the mosquito-borne Zika virus.After weeks of posting removal notices and undertaking several public education and awareness initiatives, health officials on Friday morning began removing derelict vehicles in and around the St. George...

23 May 2016 Hits:269 Local News

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DIGICEL AND HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES SUCCESSFULLY TEST 10 Gbps BROADBAND IN JAMAICA

DIGICEL AND HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES SUCCESSFULLY TEST 10 Gbps BROADBAND IN JAMAICA

First-ever deployment in the region of XGPON fibre to the home technology delivering speeds of up to 10,000Mbps Kingston, Jamaica – Friday 20th May 2016. Digicel Group and Huawei Technologies have successfully showcased the real power of Jamaica’s only true fibre to the home network by deploying a technology known as XG-PON on the new fibre network which delivers speeds of up ...

23 May 2016 Hits:207 Regional News

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NEW ENERGY LEGISLATION THREATENS GRENADA’S ELECTRICITY SECTOR RELIABILITY AND C…

NEW ENERGY LEGISLATION THREATENS GRENADA’S  ELECTRICITY SECTOR RELIABILITY AND COSTS

17 May 2016:  The new Electricity Supply Bill and Public Utilities Regulatory Commission Bill presently being raced through Parliament by the Government of Grenada will fundamentally alter and restructure every single aspect of how Grenada’s nationwide electricity sector is owned, operated and regulated.  These new bills unilaterally scrap the current legislative and regulatory...

20 May 2016 Hits:506 Local News

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REMARKS BY PM DR. THE RIGHT HON. KEITH MITCHELL TO BLUE GROWTH CONFERENCE

REMARKS BY PM DR. THE RIGHT HON. KEITH MITCHELL TO BLUE GROWTH CONFERENCE

MinistersExcellencies,Ladies and GentlemenWelcome to the tri-island state of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique, also known as PURE GRENADA, Island of Spice.I am delighted that so many of you could join us for this Blue Week. This week marks an important turning point for oceans, blue growth and food security. Rather than just talking about the issues, you are taking acti...

19 May 2016 Hits:312 Local News

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DIGICEL PLAY LAUNCHES CATCH AND CATCH 2

DIGICEL PLAY LAUNCHES CATCH AND CATCH 2

Two new channels for customers to enjoy Kingston, Jamaica – Tuesday, May 17, 2016: Digicel Play, through its partnership with International Media Content Ltd (IMC) and SportsMax, is pleased to announce the launch of two new exciting entertainment channels this week, Catch and Catch 2 – jam-packed with even more great content for customers to enjoy.

17 May 2016 Hits:235 Regional News

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FAF DU PLESSIS "EXCITED" TO GET DOWN TO CPL BUSINESS WITH THE PATRIOTS

FAF DU PLESSIS

Proteas star ready to embrace “next chapter” as captain of St. Kitts & Nevis franchiseSouth Africa star batsman Faf du Plessis is relishing the opportunity to play in the West Indies this summer and believes that the HERO Caribbean Premier League (CPL) can open up a new and exciting chapter in his career when he leads the St. Kitts & Nevis Patriots this summer.Pretoria ...

17 May 2016 Hits:203 Regional News

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THE IMPORTANCE OF DEVELOPING A CARIBBEAN JURISPRUDENCE

By Sir Lawrence A. Joseph

Perhaps the most compelling argument for all Caribbean countries to accede to the Appellate Jurisdiction of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) is to establish and develop a Caribbean jurisprudence. The term jurisprudence has evolved over the years with varying meanings. In the present context, jurisprudence refers to the science of law which ascertains the principles upon which legal rules are to be determined and settles the manner in which new or doubtful rules should be treated. Whilst a number of laws are settled laws which are either established by constitutional provisions, legislation or by case decisions, there will always be new situations which will tax judicial discretion and reasoning to a maximum. In such situations, all the cultural and sociological experiences of judges will in fact have tremendous influences on their decisions.  It seems therefore that Caribbean judges would be ideally suited to settle any new and doubtful Caribbean issue.

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