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WINC LAUNCHES CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR SECOND ACCELERATION PROGRAM KINGSTON — Building on the success of its 2016 Acceleration Program, the Women Innovators Network in the Caribbean (WINC) is launching its 2017 program; and Grenada has been selected to be a part of this programme. The eight-month peer learning program which begins in November 2017 is […]

STRUCTURAL ADJUSTMENT AND THE STATE OWNED ENTERPRISE GRAVEL CONCRETE & EMULSION PRODUCTION CORPORATION (GCEPC) Under the three-year Structural Adjustment Programme, 2014-2016, the Government of Grenada committed to undertaking reforms to “secure fiscal discipline” and “improve financial performance” of Statutory Bodies and State Owned Enterprises, noting that these entities represented an important source of contingent liabilities […]

HUGE TURNOUT CONFIRMED FOR CARICOM HEADS SUMMIT IN GRENADA. ST. GEORGE — Grenada gears up to welcome over 130 Foreign Delegates to its shores, as it hosts the 38th Regular Meeting of the Conference of CARICOM Heads of Government on Wednesday and Thursday. Member of the Local Organizing Committee, Alva Browne told the media that confirmation has […]

GRENADA RE-COMMITS TO ONE CHINA POLICY ST. GEORGE — Grenada has re-stated its commitment to the One China policy, while assuring the new resident Ambassador Dr. Zhao Yongchen that this country stands ready to continue working with China. That was a commitment extended by Minister Gregory Bowen, in his capacity as acting Prime Minister, during a […]

GRENADA SENATE, MOCKERY OR DEMOCRACY? It has become of grave concern to the public at large, that Senate president, Chester Humphrey is showing muscular bias to the opposition Senators, by disallowing them the liberty to debate on diverse and pertinent issues of national importance in the Senate. The president, in recent time has taken on […]

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ENSURING FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY ST. GEORGE —The Fiscal Responsibility Amendment Bill was passed in the Upper House of Parliament, coming into effect in January 2016. This bill is one of a suite of bills, which include the Public Debt Management Bill and the Public Finance Management Bill, both of which aim to bring fiscal stability to […]

PRINCIPLE 10 ON ENVIRONMENT AND DEVELOPMENT The Ministry of Foreign Affairs recently hosted a sensitisation workshop on Principle 10 on Environment and Development. Principle 10 “seeks to ensure that every person has access to information, can participate in decision-making process and have  access to justice in environmental matters with the aim of safeguarding the right […]

FIELD ATHLETE WANTS TO BE GRENADA’S FIRST PARALYMPIC COMPETITOR The Grenada Paralympic Committee may have just joined the Paralympic family as a provisional member early this year, but one of the country’s Para athletes Ishona Charles is already dreaming big. Charles participated in the first-ever International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletes’ Forum held from 8-11 June […]

WHAT SHOULD BE TAKEN FROM OUR INTERVENTION ON MEK WE CHAT This Thursday, June 29, 2017, we (Cyrus Sibert) participated in a panel made up of George Grant, Margaret Francis, Jerry George, Beverley Sinclair, John Kenneison, Atherton Martin, Catherine Edwards and Netfa Safiya Francis, all journalists and professionals from the Caribbean, to discuss the situation […]

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