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Following the devastation caused in 2004 by Hurricane Ivan, Grenadian parliamentarians will have a new home at Mount Wheldale as of Thursday. Since that fateful day, sessions of both the House of Representatives and the Senate have been held at the Grenada Trade Center. However, at 10:00 am on Thursday, a new state-of-the-art facility which […]

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. […]

In delivering the featured address at the 29th Meeting of CARICOM Heads of Social Security Systems, Governor Timothy N. J. Antoine highlighted the criticality of social security systems to our region and the link to Governments’ fiscal situation; identified key global trends and regional challenges to the sustainability of the systems; and offered some recommendations […]

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 […]

The United States on Wednesday sought to assure consumers in Trinidad and Tobago that they could eat poultry products from the North American country with “full confidence” after a senior official of the Trinidad and Tobago Poultry Association (TTPA) warned that substandard meat could enter the island as a result of a campaign by American […]

CARIBBEAN DEVELOPMENT BANK CLOSING REMARKS BY DR. THE RIGHT HON. KEITH C. MITCHELL, PRIME MINISTER AND MINISTER OF FINANCE, PLANNING, ECONOMIC AND PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT, GRENADA, AND CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS DELIVERED AT THE GRENADA TRADE CENTRE JUNE 1ST, 2018 Distinguished Governors, President of the CDB, Members of the Board of Directors, Vice-Presidents and […]

For the first time in its history, the Caribbean Court of Justice held court in Antigua and Barbuda at a special sitting to honour the President of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), the Rt. Hon. Sir Dennis Byron. Representatives from the region came together to pay tribute and say farewell to Sir Dennis for […]

Harmonised approaches to conducting trade across borders in the Caribbean and effective customs valuation are among the steps that must be taken towards full economic integration within the CARICOM Community. CARICOM Assistant Secretary-General, Trade and Economic Integration, Mr. Joseph Cox, said on Monday that harmonised laws, procedures and best practices would increase the predictability with […]

THE GENERAL ELECTIONS OF GRENADA MARCH 13, 2018 At the invitation of the Government of Grenada, the CARICOM Secretariat constituted an eleven-member team to observe Grenada’s Parliamentary Election held March 13, 2018. The Mission was led by Ms. Pauline Welsh, Director of Legal Affairs, Research and Development at the Electoral Commission of Jamaica and comprised […]


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