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THE POWER TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE St. George -- Republic Bank, under its Power to Make a Difference programme, has committed $115,000 towards the Common Sense Parenting & Parenting for Literacy – Train the Trainers Pilot Programme. Two schools have been selected for this programme: Grenville R.C. School and J.W. Fletcher Catholic Secondary School.

20-11-2014
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CONTROLLING MOSQUITO POPULATION

LUXURY RESORT CALABASH GRENADA LEADS THE WAY IN MOSQUITO CONTROL St. George – Calabash Grenada has taken a proactive approach to pest control by enlisting the expertise of Trudy Rilling-Collins who is one of the world's leading experts in providing environmentally responsible mosquito control programs for tropical resorts.

19-11-2014
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OPINION PIECE

GRENADA CONSTITUTION REFORM: DEMOCRACY AND FINANCE Finance always poses a 'disadvantage and danger' to Democracy, when 'power and control' is sought at all cost.  Whilst it is welcome news that monies would be amassed to aid with the Constitution Reform Project in Grenada, it must be of grave concern about the plans and procedures for the use of the monies.   In fact, there should

18-11-2014
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A SOMEWHAT DEEPER LOOK....

CABLE & WIRELESS US$3B DEAL TO ACQUIRE COLUMBUS EXPOSES VULNERABILITIES IN CARIBBEAN TELECOM SECTOR When Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) announced an agreement to acquire Columbus International, news of the deal sparked widespread concerns about the impact of reduced competition on consumer pricing, infrastructure investment and wider economic development in the Caribbean.

18-11-2014
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TELECOM GIANTS AT WAR

DIGICEL RESPONDS TO STATEMENTS MADE BY CABLE & WIRELESS Kingston --Digicel today called on all regulatory bodies throughout the Caribbean to see through the smokescreen put up by Cable & Wireless/Columbus and subject the proposed transaction to the fullest regulatory scrutiny.

18-11-2014
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ISSUES SURROUNDING RENEWABLE ENERGY

CaPRI HOSTs RENEWABLE ENERGY WORKSHOP FOR GRENADA St. George -- A Renewable Energy Workshop sponsored by The Caribbean Policy Research Institute (CaPRI) will be held in Grenada on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at the Public Workers Union.  Representatives from both public and private sectors have been invited to participate and contribute valuable insights on issues surrounding

18-11-2014
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STATEMENT FROM GNCRC

UNIVERSAL CHILDREN'S DAY St. George -- The Grenada National Coalition of the Rights of the Child (GNCRC) observes Universal Children's Day on 20th November 2014. The day marks the adoption of the Declaration of the Rights of the Child in 1959 and the Convention of the Rights of the Child in 1989. It's the day countries are encouraged to establish a working alliance to understand

18-11-2014
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JIMMY BRISTOL SPEAKS OUT

FORMER CARIBBEAN LAWMAKERS SAY MONC CRISES MAKE MOCKERY OF DEMOCRACTIC SYSTEM Click here to read more

18-11-2014
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OPINION PIECE...

B-BALLER RECALLS GRENADA, IRAQ EXPERIENCES Nigel Byam, a Grenadian-American, has been deployed to the Middle East – Bahrain and Iraq. And, no, he's been there not as a member of the US Armed Forces; but as a professional basketball player.

17-11-2014
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DOWN, WE GO......

ADJUSTMENT TO PETROLEUM PRICES FOR NOVEMBER 2014 ST. GEORGE -- Effective, Tuesday, November 18, 2014, the retail prices of petroleum products (Gasoline, Diesel, Kerosene and LPG {Cooking Gas}) in the State of Grenada will be as follows:

17-11-2014
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Created on 22 November 2014 Written by CANADIAN GOVT

ST. KITTS AND NEVIS CITIZENS NEED A VISA TO TRAVEL TO CANADA

Bridgetown, Barbados — As of 12:00 p.m. EST today, citizens of St. Kitts and Nevis will require a visa to travel to Canada.

 Canada is implementing the visa requirement on visitors travelling from St. Kitts and Nevis due to concerns about the issuance of passports and identity management practices with its Citizenship by Investment program.

Read more: NOT TAKING ANY CHANCES....
 
Created on 21 November 2014 Written by Antonia Graham

DIGICEL CALLS ON TATT TO WITHSTAND JOINT CABLE & WIRELESS/COLUMBUS PRESSURE TO LIMIT REGULATORY APPROVALS PROCESS IN TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

Port of Spain -- Digicel today publicly called on the Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (TATT) to hold firm and withstand the severe pressure being applied by UK based Cable and Wireless Communications (CWC) and Columbus International Inc. (Columbus) to rapidly approve the proposed acquisition of Columbus by CWC.

Read more: DIGICEL VS C AND W
 
Created on 21 November 2014 Written by George

TOURISM-WISE: CARRIACOU BEING KEPT IN THE LOOP

Hillsborough:  With the return of Condor Airlines to Grenada, the Grenada Tourism Authority (G.T.A) has organized a five member team familiarization visit of German Journalists to the sister-isle of Carriacou.

Read more: LIFTING ITS PROFILE
 
Created on 21 November 2014 Written by c. laGrenade

FEATURED ADDRESS GIVEN BY H.E DAME CECILE LA GRENADE – GOVERNOR GENERAL ON THE OCCASION OF THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE WILLIE REDHEAD FOUNDATION
AND THE 5TH PATRIMONIAL AWARD CEREMONY
NOVEMBER 10, 2014
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Created on 21 November 2014 Written by George

SITTING OF THE SENATE

November 21, 2014

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Not unlike what was done to Grenada, Canada has now slapped a visa requirement on St. Kitts/Nevis as of this weekend.... "due to concerns about the issuance of passports and identity management practices with its Citizenship by Investment program." Notwithstanding that we already have the visa requirement around our necks, does this make you have second thoughts about Grenada's CBI?

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