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DIGICEL PEOPLE’S CHAMPION

DIGICEL PEOPLE’S CHAMPION

August 15, 2016, St George, Grenada; Digicel Grenada has launched its new musical ambassador selection program that encourages all of their customers to vote for the next face and voice to represent their brand – The Digicel People’s Champion. The program was launched during the carnival season where local music production, particularly Soca, is at its peak. The People’s Champ...

22 Aug 2016 Hits:133 Local News

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THE UN SECRETARY-GENERAL’S MESSAGE ON WORLD HUMANITARIAN DAY (19 AUGUST 2016)

THE UN SECRETARY-GENERAL’S MESSAGE ON WORLD HUMANITARIAN DAY (19 AUGUST 2016)

A record 130 million people are dependent on humanitarian assistance to survive. Grouped together, these people in need would comprise the tenth most populous nation on Earth. These figures are truly staggering, yet they tell only a fraction of the story.  Hidden behind the statistics are individuals, families and communities whose lives have been devastated.  People no diffe...

19 Aug 2016 Hits:135 Regional News

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GRENLEC ASSURES CUSTOMERS ABOUT CONTINUED RELIABILITY AND SERVICE

GRENLEC ASSURES CUSTOMERS ABOUT CONTINUED RELIABILITY AND SERVICE

Wednesday, 17 August 2016: Grenlec is assuring the public of its continued commitment to serving the needs of its customers, following the publication of a commencement date for the new Electricity Supply and the Public Utilities Regulatory Acts 2016. Company officials are shocked and disappointed by the manner in which they received notice of the commencement date for t...

19 Aug 2016 Hits:187 Local News

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NATIONAL SUMMARY DATA FOR JUNE 2016 CXC (CSEC) EXAMINATIONS

NATIONAL SUMMARY DATA FOR JUNE 2016 CXC (CSEC) EXAMINATIONS

A total of 2,645 candidates were registered to write CXC (CSEC) examinations in May/June 2016. 1,927 were students attending schools and 718 were private candidates. There were 12,770 subject entries. Overall there were 1,339 Grade ones, 2989 Grade twos, 4152Grade threes, 2,516 Grade fours, 1124 Grade fives, 78 Grade sixes and 601 ungraded or absent. The pass rate in the exam...

19 Aug 2016 Hits:204 Local News

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GRENADIANS ENCOURAGED TO PARTICIPATE IN NATIONAL CLEAN UP CAMPAIGN - THIS WEEKEN…

GRENADIANS ENCOURAGED TO PARTICIPATE IN NATIONAL CLEAN UP CAMPAIGN - THIS WEEKEND

ST GEORGE'S, GRENADA, AUGUST 17, 2016, GOVERNMENT INFORMATION SERVICE (GIS): - The Ministry of Health and National Disaster Management Agency (NaDMA) are inviting all Grenadians and visitors alike, to be a part of the biggest ever national clean-up campaign to take place in Grenada on Saturday Aug 20th and Sunday Aug 21stfrom 6am. Individuals are kindly asked to come out in th...

19 Aug 2016 Hits:161 Local News

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IICA SURINAME PRESENTS ITS RESULTS TO THE AUTHORITIES OF THE AGRICULTURAL SECTOR

IICA SURINAME PRESENTS ITS RESULTS TO THE AUTHORITIES OF THE AGRICULTURAL SECTOR

According to the Minister of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries (LVV) in Suriname, the government of Suriname has identified this economic activity as a priority area and a driver for future development. Paramaribo, Suriname, August 16, 2016. The enhancement of ecotourism, the establishment of rural women cooperatives and agricultural diversification are some of the a...

18 Aug 2016 Hits:183 Regional News

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GPSCCU GIVES BACK $1M TO MEMBERS

GPSCCU GIVES BACK $1M TO MEMBERS

‘Transitioning together to expand horizons with a renewed focus’, was the theme of the recently held Annual General Meeting of the Grenada Public Service Co-operative Credit Union. Over 350 members were present to discuss and deliberate the Credit Union’s 2015 performance which recorded $4.48M operating surplus. Most notable for members present was the approval of a dividend pa...

03 Aug 2016 Hits:407 Local News

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CLIMATE CHANGE THREATENS THE BASIS OF FOOD SECURITY IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CAR…

CLIMATE CHANGE THREATENS THE BASIS OF FOOD SECURITY IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN: AGRICULTURE

According to a report by FAO, ECLAC and ALADI, climate change will affect crop yields, local economies and food security in Northeastern Brazil, Central America and parts of the Andean region.(August 2, 2016) The impact of climate change in Latin America and the Caribbean will be considerable because of its economic dependence on agriculture, the low adaptive capacity of its po...

03 Aug 2016 Hits:624 Regional News

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TWO OF GRENADA’S STRONGEST MEN TO COMPETE IN TRINIDAD LATER THIS MONTH

TWO OF GRENADA’S STRONGEST MEN TO COMPETE IN TRINIDAD LATER THIS MONTH

St. George’s, Grenada: After contending in last Saturdays’ Strongest of the Strong competition, Raydon Gill and Calvin Romain, both representing Fit for Life Health Club, walked away with first and second place, respectively. Saturday’s competition provided the platform for a number of persons to display their feats of strength, power and endurance, while competing for the tit...

03 Aug 2016 Hits:416 Local News

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IICA SUPPORTS AGRO PROCESSORS IN ANTIGUA

IICA SUPPORTS AGRO PROCESSORS IN ANTIGUA

At a competition, supported by IICA and two ministries, local woman producers had the opportunity to expose processed products made with mango.​3​, 2016 (IICA). With support of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), a group of 23 agro-processors, comprising mostly rural women, participated in a competition for the best processed products made with m...

03 Aug 2016 Hits:304 Regional News

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MINISTRY OF HEALTH ENGAGES IN ACTIVE SURVEILLANCE IN RESPONSE TO GASTRO REPORTS

MINISTRY OF HEALTH ENGAGES IN ACTIVE SURVEILLANCE IN RESPONSE TO GASTRO REPORTS

ST. GEORGE'S, GRENADA, JULY 29, 2016, GOVERNMENT INFORMATION SERVICE (GIS): Grenadian health officials are stepping up its response to effectively manage and control what appears to be an increase in the number of gastroenteritis (gastro/stomach flu) in some parts of the island.On Wednesday, local health authorities issued an advisory, which indicated that there was an increase...

01 Aug 2016 Hits:348 Local News

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JETBLUE LAUNCHES MINT TO GRENADA IN LATEST PREMIUM SERVICE EXPANSION

JETBLUE LAUNCHES MINT TO GRENADA IN LATEST PREMIUM SERVICE EXPANSION

Airline To Offer Mint Experience to Five Caribbean Destinations From New York-JFK Grenada Added Following Mint Success On Transcontinental and Caribbean RoutesNEW YORK (July 20, 2016) – JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) today announced it will offer its successful Mint premium service to Grenada starting in January 2017. JetBlue is a top airline in the Caribbean and Grenada will become th...

21 Jul 2016 Hits:654 Local News

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AN ACCOLADE TO PETER BAIN

By Dr. John N Telesford a.k.a. Johnny

Peter Bain, a comrade, a patriot, a committed family man, a St. Andrew man and a carnival man, deserves recognition for his unrelenting dedication to the development of society, carnival and sports in Grenada and specifically, St. Andrew. Peter has steadfastly focused on the social development and cohesion of St. Andrew. Peter simply put, is a charitable man. He simply loves people and in this regard, has made the sacrifice to bring entertainment to the people of St. Andrew and indeed the wider Grenadian community through the world famous Bain’s Hall. Bain’s Hall, serves as a safe and secure place to party and socialize, weekend after weekend. Yes, safe and secure, as Peter is very serious about security and pays meticulous attention to security details.

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