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PROMISING PROSPECTS FOR CARICOM CUSTOMS HARMONISATION PROCESS

PROMISING PROSPECTS FOR CARICOM CUSTOMS HARMONISATION PROCESS

Representatives from CARICOM Member States have, from 23 to 27 of February, further developed the guidelines for improvements in customs procedures across the Caribbean region, ultimately aiming to boost the region’s competitiveness and its standing as an attractive option for investment and doing business. Five days of discussion in Antigua & Barbuda on regulations for a harmo...

02 Mar 2015 Hits:7962 Regional News

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CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN EXECUTIVES VISIT GRENADA TEAM

CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN EXECUTIVES VISIT GRENADA TEAM

St. George’s Grenada, 26th February 2015. Staff and customers of CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank were in for a surprise when two executive members of the bank’s management team visited several branches on Thursday 26th February. Mark St. Hill, Managing Director of Retail and Business & International Banking alongside colleague Donna Wellington, Managing Director of Barba...

02 Mar 2015 Hits:7985 Local News

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STATEMENT ON PRIVATE BEACH CLAIM IN GRENADA

STATEMENT ON PRIVATE BEACH CLAIM IN GRENADA

Sandals Resorts International would like to refute recent suggestions in the media which conveyed that our resort in Grenada, Sandals La Source was involved in a process of litigation surrounding the right to ownership of private beach. We would therefore like to state categorically that at no time were we involved in any process of litigation pertaining to the ownership of a ...

02 Mar 2015 Hits:7986 Local News

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STATEMENT AT THE END OF AN IMF STAFF VISIT TO GRENADA

STATEMENT AT THE END OF AN IMF STAFF VISIT TO GRENADA

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team led by Aliona Cebotari visited Grenada from February 18-26, 2015 to conduct discussions on the second review of Grenada’s IMF-supported program under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF). The program was approved on June 26, 2014 and the first review completed on December 12, 2014. Total resources of SDR 4.04 million (about US$5.9 m...

27 Feb 2015 Hits:11059 Local News

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DIGICEL BUSINESS LAUNCHES VIDEO SURVEILLANCE SOLUTION

DIGICEL BUSINESS LAUNCHES VIDEO SURVEILLANCE SOLUTION

High-tech service will provide cloud-based surveillance solution for medium to large businesses across the region Tuesday, 24th, February, 2015 – St. George’s, Grenada: Digicel Business today revealed details of its latest business solutions product, Digicel iSee, which sees customers across the region benefiting from always-on surveillance accessible from any mobile device and...

25 Feb 2015 Hits:14491 Regional News

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CUSTOMERS ACROSS ANGUILLA AND TURKS & CAICOS EXPERIENCE LIME’S NEW SUPERFAST BRO…

CUSTOMERS ACROSS ANGUILLA AND TURKS & CAICOS EXPERIENCE LIME’S NEW SUPERFAST BROADBAND NETWORK

[February, 24th, 2015] - Superfast Broadband speeds of up to 48Mbps- which is up to six times the speed customers previously enjoyed- is now available in Anguilla and Turks & Caicos Islands. The introduction is described as a highly anticipated network upgrade from the region’s leading telecoms provider-LIME- to customers.LIME enabled automatic switch over to ensure customers w...

25 Feb 2015 Hits:14118 Regional News

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9TH ILO MEETING OF THE CARIBBEAN MINISTERS OF LABOUR IN THE BAHAMAS TO ADDRESS '…

9TH ILO MEETING OF THE CARIBBEAN MINISTERS OF LABOUR IN THE BAHAMAS TO ADDRESS 'DECENT WORK FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT'

24 February 2015, Port of Spain (ILO News) - The 9th ILO Meeting of the Caribbean Ministers of Labour, organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) in collaboration with the Government of The Bahamas, will be held on 3-4 March 2015 at the British Colonial Hilton in Nassau, The Bahamas.The Meeting will bring together Ministers with responsibility for Labour, Permanen...

25 Feb 2015 Hits:13066 Regional News

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SANDALS FOUNDATION INVESTS IN LITERACY SUPPORT

SANDALS FOUNDATION INVESTS IN LITERACY SUPPORT

Five schools in Grenada expected to benefit from Hands Across The Sea partnership ST. GEORGES, GRENADA (February 24, 2015) – The Sandals Foundation, in collaboration with Hands Across the Sea, officially handed over to the students and teachers of Westerhall Secondary School a full range of new books for their library to in support  literacy development.

25 Feb 2015 Hits:13672 Local News

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UWI HEARS THE CALL OF THE DEAF COMMUNITY

UWI HEARS THE CALL OF THE DEAF COMMUNITY

Kingston, Jamaica; Deaf persons seeking routine medical and dental care have a major language communication obstacle, according to surveys conducted by the University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona among the special needs population. The university's Faculty of Medical Sciences is attempting to address the needs of the hearing impaired by making it mandatory for dentists and oth...

23 Feb 2015 Hits:14785 Regional News

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PUBLIC UTILITIES REGULATORY COMMISSION BILL

PUBLIC UTILITIES REGULATORY COMMISSION BILL

SUMMARY OF THE PUBLIC UTILITIES REGULATORY COMMISSION BILL February 10, 2015 - The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission Bill (“PURC”) will repeal and replace in its entirety the Public Utilities Commission Act (“PUCA”), originally enacted in 1994 concurrently with the privatisation of the Grenada electricity sector and enactment of the Electricity Supply Act, 1994. The PURC...

18 Feb 2015 Hits:24712 Local News

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SENATOR THE HONOURABLE PETER DAVID ADDRESS ON THE OCCASION OF THE GRENADA ASSOCI…

SENATOR THE HONOURABLE PETER DAVID ADDRESS ON THE OCCASION OF THE GRENADA ASSOCIATION’S GALA, IN CELEBRATION OF GRENADA’S 41ST ANNIVERSARY OF INDEPENDENCE, FEBRUARY 14, 2015

Sister and brothers,Fellow GrenadiansPatriots, Comrades…It is indeed a pleasure to see so many of you here today; old acquaintances from home; friends; family -- just one big Grenadian community. I have always considered Canada a home away from home; having spent many years here living, studying and working. I have great memories memories of the personal relationships that I ...

18 Feb 2015 Hits:22777 Local News

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EU TEAM REVIEWS PROJECTS IN ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES

EU TEAM REVIEWS PROJECTS IN ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES

A two man team from the Delegation of the European Union to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean visited St. Vincent and the Grenadines recently to discuss progress on EU financed projects with officials from the Ministry of Finance. The total value of the EU's infrastructure portfolio with St. Vincent and the Grenadines is approximately EC$76 million (€ 25M).

18 Feb 2015 Hits:22985 Regional News

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INDEPENDENT OF ‘OIL AND GAS’: THE PLEDGE FOR THE NEXT DECADE OF INDEPENDENCE

By: John N Telesford

Grenada celebrates forty (41) years of independence in 2015. Congratulations! But there seems to be another reason to celebrate (albeit temporary), and that is, the crash of oil and gas prices. As we are aware, our chronic dependence on the importation of oil and gas renders the local prices for products such as gasoline very volatile or unstable. These prices have remained high for the last few years. But in a dramatic turn of ‘international events’, prices plummeted, and Grenada was provided with what appears to be a surprising and welcome independence celebration gift. However, this gift will be short-lived, and in the words of PS Antoine we should “…enjoy it while it last” (WEE FM Radio News Interview, 20-01-2015).

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