NaDMA RECEIVES REPORT OF 4.9 MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKE
St. George -- The National Disaster Management Agency (NaDMA), has received preliminary reports from the Seismic Research Centre at the University of the West Indies of a Magnitude 4.9 earthquake, which occurred at approximately 9:25 a.m. this morning.
MANUFACTURER'S SUPPORT PROGRAMME UPDATE
ST. GEORGE – Although the deadline for manufacturers to submit applications to the Ministry of Finance for eligibility standing under the manufacturers' support program has expired, manufacturers may still do so. The inland revenue division says that because of the importance of the program to the industry, manufacturers now have un
GRENADA TARGETS FEMALE TRAVELERS
ST GEORGE - Grenada will soon become the destination of choice for many female travelers as the Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) launches its 'Grenada Girls Getaway' promotion. The seven-month promotional strategy which begins on 1st June 2015 offers value-added deals on hotels, tours, and car rentals to two or more women visiting Grenada.
MINISTRY OF HEALTH MONITORS REPORT OF ZIKA VIRUS (ZikaV) IN THE REGION
ST. GEORGE -- The Ministry of Health says that it is seriously concerned and aware of unconfirmed media reports in the region, (Jamaica) about the Zika virus, a virus carried by Mosquitoes, (ZikaV).
SENATE TO PAY TRIBUTE TO SIR JOHN AUGUSTUS WATTS
When the Senate meets on Friday 22 May, its first order of business is to salute and celebrate the contributions of Sir John Augustus Watts, one of the most senior stalwarts of the House of Senate.
GRENADA BOYS SECONDARY SCHOOL GETS MAJOR FACILITY UPGRADEST. GEORGE -- Thanks to funding from Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries' (OPEC) Fund for International Development (OFID), the Grenada Boys Secondary School has received a major upgrade to its current institutional facilities, which will transform student services and students' ability to access high-quali
MOSQUITO-BORNE VIRUS ZIKA THREATENS C'BEANKINGSTON, Jamaica – The Ministry of Health has warned Jamaicans to take necessary precautions in light of the mosquito-borne Zika virus outbreak in Brazil, which could spread to the island.
Having listened to the May 24 edition of Sundays with George Grant (WHITHER THE CARIBBEAN: PARTICIPATORY GOVERNANCE OR PATRONAGE GOVERNMENT), I believe that political parties, per se, could soon be a thing of the past.