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A few weeks ago, I penned a poem to the parliamentary representative of Carriacou & Petite Martinique admonishing her about the shunning of some of her constituents. The honorable lady made lots of promises prior to the elections and she said that she would ‘be working with each & every one of you.’  I remember […]

This week we speak with Monique Franks, Research Officer – Strategic Planning and Projects Department about the Eastern Caribbean Partial Credit Guarantee Corporation (ECPCGC), which is designed to increase access to finance for small and medium size enterprises. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BRZlTHAeRUQ  

Former Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski has been sentenced to two years in prison for corruption. A court in Skopje found he had unlawfully influenced officials over the purchase of a luxury bulletproof Mercedes Benz worth €600,000 (£525,000, $700,000) in 2012. It was the first of five cases against the long-serving leader to go to […]

Finance Minister, Keith Mitchell says, the government intends to move full speed ahead to commercialize some aspects of the Government Printery. The Grenadian Leader is adamant that this process is long overdue and would mutually benefit government and staff. Speaking at a staff engagement session on Friday, Dr. Mitchell said that the staff of the […]

GRENADA: STAFF CONCLUDING STATEMENT OF THE 2018 ARTICLE IV MISSION May 22, 2018 A Concluding Statement describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the end of an official staff visit (or ‘mission’), in most cases to a member country. Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the […]

Five persons, including a 17 year old student, have been formally charged in connection with the chopping death of Kendall Smith over the weekend. Alpheus Thomas, a 33 year old construction worker of Grand Anse Valley, Chevon Stephen, a 19 year old construction worker of Woodlands, Ronnie Thomas, a 23 year old janitor of Grand […]

Eleven Grenadian students have earned degrees at Midwestern State University’s May Commencement exercises. They were among forty-five Caribbean students and over 900 degree recipients at the bi-annual event. Johann Redhead and Tellon Smith were chief among the Grenadian graduates earning magna cum laude honours with a bachelor of science in computer science. Timon Thomas earned […]

Police are investigating two homicides which occurred over the weekend, one in which a  man died from a chopping incident in St. George; and another in which a man was shot and killed in St. Andrew. Kendall Smith, a 30 year old labourer of Mon Toute, St. George was pronounced dead on arrival at the […]

Once the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) is returned to office, Barbados will be withdrawing from the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) as its final Court of Appeal. READ MORE HERE  


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