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In recent years the significant loss of correspondent banking relationships (CBRs) in the Caribbean, commonly referred to as de-risking; and its impact on both the regional financial system and, on the economies of several territories has been broadly discussed. Additionally, several authors have validly identified an array of motivating factors which have driven some of […]

The Grenada National Commission for UNESCO announced the launch of the UNESCO Young Professional Programme 2018, which is aimed at enriching and diversifying UNESCO, by attracting young talented professionals to the Secretariat. Candidates must meet the following criteria: Be a national of non-represented, or under presented Member State of UNESCO (Grenada) Be no older than thirty-two […]

The Keith Mitchell-led government in St. George’s has turned to local constitutional expert, Dr. Francis Alexis, QC to help fight the U.S-based company, WRB Enterprises and its sole electricity provider on the island, GRENLEC on a controversial levy. Dr. Alexis headed a five-member team of attorneys assembled by the State last week Thursday to defend […]

Are you having challenges repaying your loan at your financial institution? Gordon Julien, Country Manager – Scotia Bank, St Kitts and Nevis discusses the steps you can take to prevent your loan from becoming delinquent and how the non-payment of loans affects the services you receive.  

The Grenada Coalition of Service Industries is hosting their 2nd annual Services Expo under the theme ‘The future is now’. To be held June 21st to June 22nd at the Grenada Trade Center, Morne Rouge Grenada. The 2017 Services Expo saw success in that there were 20 small, micro and medium sized enterprises (SMME) present […]

Effective, Wednesday April 18th, 2018, the retail prices of petroleum products (Gasoline, Diesel, Kerosene and Liquefied Petroleum Gas, (LPG), commonly known as, Cooking Gas, in the State of Grenada will be as follows: GRENADA   Products                                           Old Price                           New Price Gasoline                          […]

A moment please In 2006 Uganda (An African nation) discovered oil. President Yoweri Museveni (while his government may be aligned with alleged corruption), did a few things that would ensure that some of the wealth expected to be generated from this find remains in Uganda. 1. Government set up a petroleum company to regulate the […]

“The Fix – if desired!” I left off my last Commentary “The Alienated Aliens!” wondering whether the infliction of high Property Transfer Taxes (“PTT”) on Aliens, apparently beginning in 1998, was intended as a Revenue Strategy. Or, was it really a very clever way of discouraging foreigners from settling in Grenada? If it was Revenue […]

Innovations Transforming the Future At Grenlec, we’re continuously improving systems and advancing new technologies to help maximise efficiency and reduce electricity costs. Over the last 24 years, Grenada’s electricity system has been modernised to world-class standards, providing always-on reliability and 24/7 customer care. With the latest technologies, tools and expertise, we’ll continue to pursue new […]

Senior Officials of ECCU Social Security Systems gathered at the ECCB Headquarters on 8 March 2018 for a Forum on Investment Policy. We present to you remarks delivered by Governor Timothy N. J. Antoine at the opening ceremony of the Forum.  

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