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LIME AND SAMSUNG LAUNCH NEW GALAXY PHONES

LIME AND SAMSUNG LAUNCH NEW GALAXY PHONES

[April 23rd, 2015] - LIME in association with Samsung Electronics has launched the latest products in the Galaxy line, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge. Creating a new standard for design, craftsmanship and performance, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge seamlessly blend premium materials with the most advanced Samsung technology to offer consumers an unmatched mobile experience...

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A CALL FOR GENDER EQUALITY IN THE FIELD BY MEANS OF PUBLIC POLICIES

A CALL FOR GENDER EQUALITY IN THE FIELD BY MEANS OF PUBLIC POLICIES

Gloria Abraham, IICA’s Representative in Mexico, explained that rural women in Mexico dedicate 65% more time to agricultural work than men. Mexico City, April 23rd, 2015 (IICA). Pubic policies that promote gender equality in rural areas from the point of view of development and transformation are needed to generate economic and social opportunities for female farmers. This was...

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MARRIOTT ROLLS OUT THE RED CARPET FOR THE LIMACOL CARIBBEAN PREMIER LEAGUE

MARRIOTT ROLLS OUT THE RED CARPET FOR THE LIMACOL CARIBBEAN PREMIER LEAGUE

Hotel giant becomes a partner of the Biggest Party in Sport Friday, 24th April 2015 – Kingston, Jamaica: The Limacol Caribbean Premier League (CPL) is today proud to confirm a partnership with Marriott Hotels, which will see the global giant become the leading Hotel Partner of the CPL. The deal will see the leading resort brand play host to CPL teams and their staff throughout ...

24 Apr 2015 Hits:3213 Regional News

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DIGICEL SHARES THE LOVE WITH TOP-UP PROMOTION

DIGICEL SHARES THE LOVE WITH TOP-UP PROMOTION

Online top up customer wins an all-expenses-paid trip to Jamaica Friday 24th April 2015 – Kingston, Jamaica: Digicel online top up customer, Shereese Field, was the grand prize winner of an all-expenses-paid vacation to Jamaica as part of the Digicel Online Top Up “Triple The Love” promotion. Shereese, a Digicel customer living in Barbados, won the grand prize after sending an ...

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DIGICEL & GOVERNMENT OF GRENADA HOST WELCOME RECEPTION FOR CRICKETERS

DIGICEL & GOVERNMENT OF GRENADA HOST WELCOME RECEPTION FOR CRICKETERS

Monday 20th April 2015 – St. George’s, Grenada – Digicel in collaboration with the Government of Grenada hosted a cocktail reception on Saturday at the Maurice Bishop International Airport to welcome the West Indies and England cricketers to the Isle of Spice.The specially invited guests were entertained and dined in true Digicel elegance, as they networked with each other. Exp...

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FILING OF INCOME TAX DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APRIL 30th, 2015

FILING OF INCOME TAX DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APRIL 30th, 2015

ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, Wednesday, April 15, 2015: The Government of Grenada recognizes that, with the changes to the Income Tax Act in 2014, income tax filing is a new requirement for some taxpayers.  As a result, the period for filing tax returns, without penalty, has been extended by one month to April 30, 2015 for any and all taxpayers who have not yet filed their Income Tax...

15 Apr 2015 Hits:6969 Local News

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HAITI BOYS RAISE THE BAR AT THE DIGICEL KICKSTART CLINICS

HAITI BOYS RAISE THE BAR AT THE DIGICEL KICKSTART CLINICS

Tuesday 14th April 2015 – Kingston, Jamaica: With the Digicel Kickstart Clinics moving apace, the Chelsea FC coaches are continuing to unearth superb talent across the Caribbean. In Haiti, the players were right on point, impressing the coaches with their technical ability and attacking prowess.

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ACCREDITATION: RECOGNITION OF TERTIARY AND POST SECONDARY INSTITUTION

ACCREDITATION: RECOGNITION OF TERTIARY AND POST SECONDARY INSTITUTION

ST. GEORGE, GRENADA, April 10, 2015 - GIS: The Grenada National Accreditation Board (GNAB) is the regulatory body for accrediting post-secondary and tertiary education in Grenada. The Accreditation Act, No. 15 of 2011, is an Act to provide for the National Accreditation Board and to provide for the process and mechanism of accrediting all institutions and programmes of higher e...

13 Apr 2015 Hits:7828 Local News

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PAHO’S DIRECTOR AND PANAMA’S HEALTH MINISTER RAISE HOPES FOR REFORM OF COUNTRY’S…

PAHO’S DIRECTOR AND PANAMA’S HEALTH MINISTER RAISE HOPES FOR REFORM OF COUNTRY’S HEALTH CARE

Panama City, Panama, 12 April 2015 (PAHO/WHO) – On a historic day at the 7th Summit of the Americas—marked by the first face-to-face encounter in half a century between the presidents of Cuba and the United States—the director of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) met with Panama’s minister of health to discuss collaboration toward reformi...

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THE GTA PROMOTES GRENADA IN TRINIDAD

THE GTA PROMOTES GRENADA IN TRINIDAD

(St. George’s, Grenada) 8th April 2015 – The Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) will host a series of promotional activities in Trinidad & Tobago from Thursday, 9th April to Saturday, 11th April, 2015. A press conference, two travel agent expos, and a consumer show will directly engage the media, travel agents, and consumers respectively, with the aim of selling Grenada, Carriacou...

08 Apr 2015 Hits:10169 Local News

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GRENADA BOYS SHOWCASE THEIR TALENT AT THE DIGICEL KICKSTART CLINICS

GRENADA BOYS SHOWCASE THEIR TALENT AT THE DIGICEL KICKSTART CLINICS

Chelsea FC Coaches praise hardworking footballers Tuesday 7th April 2015 – St. George’s, Grenada: The Digicel Kickstart Clinics continues to unearth the best footballing talent the Caribbean has to offer as the Chelsea FC Foundation Coaches stopped on the ‘Spice Isle’ of Grenada, to train with the aspiring young footballers – who proved to be athletic and hardworking players. ...

08 Apr 2015 Hits:9927 Local News

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GARFIN COMMENCES TRAINING FOR TEACHERS WHO MANAGE SCHOOLS SAVINGS UNIONS

GARFIN COMMENCES TRAINING FOR TEACHERS WHO MANAGE SCHOOLS SAVINGS UNIONS

Ten teachers from Carriacou and Petit Martnique who manage their Schools Savings Unions (or Junior Cooperatives) were the first to benefit from a financial training programme organised by the Grenada Authority for the Regulation of Financial Institutions (GARFIN) as it undertakes initiatives aimed at developing a structured format for the organisation and supervision of Schools...

07 Apr 2015 Hits:8978 Local News

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THE BLUE ECONOMY OFFERS RICH REWARDS TO COUNTRIES THAT SEIZE THE MOMENT

By Deodat Maharaj, Deputy Secretary General of the Commonwealth

Caribbean countries face a variety of serious economic challenges which act as major impediments to their growth and development. The continued reliance on one major export product with associated vulnerability to economic shocks as well as natural disasters places many in this region in a precarious position.

Nine Caribbean countries carry debt to GDP ratios over 75%, with five having unsustainable levels of debt exceeding 100%. Overseas development assistance has been on the decline and is no longer an option for the large majority of Caribbean countries. Graduation to middle income status has also meant that concessional financing is no longer available.

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