On 30th September 2013, the Governor General unceremoniously fired Judy Benoit, Supervisor of Elections after she refused to tow the political line. From then, the electoral process and system in Grenada, have been under sustained attack. Unfortunately, the National Democratic Congress has been, for the most part, the lone voice speaking out against this attack. […]

New ways of working needed to be found to tackle the implementation deficit of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME), Director, Economics Department, Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Dr. Justin Ram said Friday. “The major focus should be on implementation”, Dr. Ram advised a Stakeholder Consultation on the CSME held in Georgetown, Guyana. The two-day […]

To blame the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat for the gaps in implementation of the Single Market and Economy was unfair, a former Prime Minister of Jamaica has said. Mr. Bruce Golding, former Jamaica Prime Minister, addressed the matter frontally as a member of a high level panel that discussed the CSME during a stakeholder consultation […]

Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell was scheduled to return to Grenada Sunday night after traveling to Barbados Sunday, May 27th, to have lunch with Barbados’ new Prime Minister, Honourable Mia Mottley, and several other regional Prime Ministers; as well as to attend the Swearing-in Ceremony of Barbados’ new Cabinet of Ministers. In paying the visit […]

The Government and People of Grenada congratulate President Nicolas Maduro on his re-election to the Venezuelan Presidency. Grenada therefore, joins with others in the international community in advocating that the decision of the Venezuelan people be respected, and we express sincere hope that these results will serve as a catalyst for a new process of […]

In a May 25th letter to the new Prime Minister of Barbados, Honourable Mia Mottley, Grenada’s Prime Minister Dr. the Right Honourable Keith Mitchell wrote: “I congratulate you and the Barbados Labour Party on your unprecedented win at the polls, and subsequent assumption to the leadership of Barbados. As you face the challenges ahead, I […]

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 […]

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  

Since General Elections on March 13th, I have been hearing a number of constituents complaining about the unavailability of their MPs – to the point where telephone numbers had been changed. I have been requesting to meet mine in Carriacou since 20th March – one week after the elections  – yet my request has been […]

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