With plans to increase the number of scholarship opportunities for students from Carriacou and Petite Martinique, the Chinese Embassy has made a donation of school supplies to one of the primary schools on the island. The Hillsborough Government School was the recipient of the school supplies which included pencils and art supplies. His Excellency Zhao […]

  Government’s plan for a new ministerial complex in Carriacou could be receiving support from the Government of China. The construction of a new building to house the various departments of the Ministry of Carriacou and Petite Martinique Affairs and Local Government was one of the issues discussed between Chinese Ambassador His Excellency Zhao Yongchen […]


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 […]

Minister for Carriacou and Petite Martinique Affairs Hon. Kindra Maturine-Stewart is optimistic that work on the Chinese Housing Project in Dumfries will officially commence in the coming weeks. Accompanied by Permanent Secretary Rholda Quamina, other Ministry Officials and members of the Chinese construction company another visit was paid to the project site. Minister Maturine-Stewart noted […]

Having served over fifteen (15) years as the Principal of one of the islands secondary school’s, Bishop’s College; Rholda Quamina is now the new Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Carriacou and Petite Martinique Affairs. Quamina replaces Bernadette Leander-Sylvester, who has since proceeded on retirement leave. She was officially introduced to staff at the Petite […]

The Division of Agriculture within the Ministry of Carriacou and Petite Martinique Affairs is keeping the farine tradition alive. Growing over an acre of cassava in the Dumfries area, Extension Officer Patrick Mathurine who oversees the process says that this has been part of the Division’s agricultural revitalization programme since 2010. Noting the additional income […]

Effective, Sunday March 18th, 2018, the retail prices of petroleum products (Gasoline, Diesel, Kerosene and LPG {Cooking Gas}) in the State of Grenada will be as follows: GRENADA Products                                            Old Price        […]

The Royal Grenada Police Force is investigating the death of a 52 year old resident of Hillsborough, Carriacou. Francis Joseph, a suspected mentally ill individual was discovered dead at the Hillsborough Police Station about 1:05 p.m. An autopsy is pending to determine the actual cause of death. The Royal Grenada Police Force extends condolences to […]

On Thursday November 16, a 238 pound blue marlin, together with two yellow fin tunas (80 lbs and 78 lbs) were landed at the Carriacou fish market.  The community of Carriacou can expect to see an abundance of sliced fish at their local fish markets, as the fishers of Carriacou and Petite Martinique get excited […]

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