Tag Archives: Grenada

  1. Grenadian Directive transmitted on Bajan Social media creates unnecessary Panic

    Barbadians are being urged once again not to circulate information about COVID-19 directives of uncertain origin, especially when such information has the potential to panic others, or otherwise cause distress. “While our health officials are concerned about the increase in cases, and while we want Barbadians to recognise that by limiting their own movements, they […]

    September 6, 2021Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  2. ‘Caribbean Literature Day – July 12, 2021,’ by Lasana M. Sekou

    From one end of the archipelago to the next, and apart from single author book releases, there are two literary events that arguably open the way to the crush of Caribbean literature festivals in the first half of the year. The International Book Fair of Havana in February, though COVID-19-cancelled in 2021, sets the pace […]

    March 24, 2021BooksNo comments
  3. VP Records Hosts Jamaican Alumni Association ‘True Blue Sound Clash’ On YouTube April 10th, 2021

    Tune in to the VP Records YouTube channel on Saturday April 10th, 2021, at 7 pm for the Livestream broadcast of a friendly Sound Clash between St. George’s College Old Boys Association of Florida, Inc., and the Jamaica College Old Boys Association of Florida, Inc. The MC for the clash will be popular radio personality […]

    March 19, 2021FootballNo comments
  4. Enroll now in the CSF Computer Coding Workshop – BARBADOS and GRENADA

    The Caribbean Science Foundation is inviting applications from citizens of BARBADOS and GRENADA to enroll in its Spring 2021 Computer Coding Workshop. Please make a note of this on your calendar. If you know of persons in Barbados or Grenada who may be interested in enrolling in the Workshop, please forward this correspondence to them.

    January 19, 2021Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  5. Pure Grenada Welcomes the Caribbean Premiere of ‘Misbehaviour’

    The Caribbean premiere of the acclaimed film ‘Misbehaviour‘ took place in Grenada, the birthplace of Miss World 1970, Jennifer Hosten. The red carpet event organized by the Grenada Film Commission at Movie Palace Cinema was attended by a select group of Grenadians including Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Climate Resilience and the Environment Hon. Dr. […]

    December 3, 2020CinemaNo comments
  6. Grenada PM lauds joint UWI-Rum Industry Initiative

    Prime Minister of Grenada, Dr Keith Mitchell lauded the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the University of the West Indies Open Campus and the regional rum industry grouping – the West Indies Rum & Spirits Producers Association (WIRSPA). Speaking at the signing of the MOU in Grenada, the Prime Minister said the initiative, […]

    July 23, 2019AgricultureNo comments
  7. Tribute to Alister McIntyre from Sir Shridath ‘Sonny’ Ramphal

    “A precious light has gone out in our Caribbean world, with Alister McIntyre‘s passing. He had devoted his life to Caribbean unity and was already, as he went, worrying over the darkening of the regional scene that threatens. The Region’s debt to Alister is payable only in a new enlightenment that makes Caribbean oneness the […]

    April 22, 2019EventsNo comments
  8. Statement by PM of Barbados, Mia Amor Mottley QC, MP, on passing of Sir Alister McIntyre

    I am deeply saddened to learn of the passing today of one of the Caribbean’s most treasured scholars, Sir Alister McIntyre, a respected economist, educator, administrator and true champion of regional integration. This son of Grenada and son of the Caribbean will forever be remembered fondly as one of the Titans of the post Independence […]

    April 22, 2019Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  9. Strengthening Economic Growth is the Focus of the 33rd Adlith Brown Memorial Lecture

    Regional economist Dr. Arnold McIntyre will address the issue of economic growth in the Caribbean when he delivers the 33rd Adlith Brown Memorial Lecture, which takes place on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. at the Courtney Blackman Grande Salle of the Tom Adams Financial Centre. Dr. McIntyre, who is Deputy Division Chief, Caribbean […]

    October 27, 2018EventsNo comments
  10. “Caribbean democracy demands Constitutional change” by Sir Ronald Sanders

    The Leader of the Opposition is assigned important roles in the Constitutions of all Commonwealth Caribbean (CC) countries. The roles stand at the heart of the democratic values to which the peoples of CC countries adhere. That is why provision should be made in the Constitutions of all CC countries for a seat to be […]

    June 17, 2018EditorialNo comments

    In March of 2016, the EU-funded None in Three project was launched in Barbados and Grenada. The project involved five strands of action, one of which was the development of a computer game for use as an education tool in raising awareness and changing attitudes that contribute to relationship violence. Childhood and adolescence are critical […]

    February 18, 2018GamesNo comments
  12. “One-design racing returns to Barbados Sailing Week J/24 fleet springs into action as Coastal Series concludes” by Sue Pelling

    The hugely competitive local J/24 fleet enjoyed the first of its brand-new two-day race series. Today was also the final day of the Coastal Series writes Sue Pelling. Gregory Webster and team on the 1981-built Phoenix started the day on a good note with an impressive bit of sailing off the line with a port […]

    January 20, 2018SailingNo comments
  13. Climate Change, the Paris Agreement and the Caribbean – inextricably linked

    Dr Jimmy Fletcher, Alumnus of the prestigious UK Chevening Scholarship scheme and former Minister for Sustainable Development in St Lucia, has during the past week travelled around the Eastern Caribbean and delivered insightful presentations on the contributions made by the region towards agreements to limit the growth of greenhouse gases. He spoke to Alumni and […]

    October 29, 2017EducationNo comments
  14. U.S. Embassy opens EducationUSA Advising Center at T.A. Marryshow Community College in Grenada

    The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States is pleased to announce the opening of its EducationUSA advising center at the T.A. Marryshow Community College (TAMCC) in Grenada. The center will enable more Grenadian students to pursue their dreams of studying in the United States, and the knowledge […]

    February 19, 2017EducationNo comments
  15. Flow TV is now Flow1

    Flow customers will experience a fresh approach to regional and international programming, plus on-the-go access, when next they tune in to their local Flow TV Channel, which becomes Flow1 effective January 30, 2017. Cable & Wireless Communications’ consumer brand, Flow, has announced that Flow1 will replace the channel formerly known as Flow TV and will […]

    January 29, 2017Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  16. “Caribbean Court of Justice Pioneers New Technology to Improve Court Performance” by Gerard Best

    A suite of new high-tech court management systems are to be adopted by the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ). The CCJ will be one of the first adopters of a set of technology-enabled systems for electronic filing of court documents, case management and court performance measurement, according to a release dated December 9. The region-wide […]

    December 11, 2016TechnologyNo comments
  17. Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL) Now Owns 70% of Republic Bank (Grenada) Limited (RBGL)

    Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL) has announced its acquisition of an additional 19% shareholding in Republic Bank (Grenada) Limited (RBGL), moving its shareholding to 70%. This comes further to the Notices published on May 6, 2016 and June 10, 2016, advising of the opening and subsequent extension of the Offer Period for RFHL to acquire […]

    July 10, 2016BusinessNo comments
  18. Winner – Harris Paints 33rd Regatta: St Lucia & Grenada Sailors

    This year saw Frederick Sweeney from St Lucia (represented at Extreme Left) and Dr Robbie Yearwood from Grenada in “Die Hard” (extreme right with Harris Paints CEO Ian Kenyon at Centre) making this event multi-national for the first time in a while…

    July 10, 2016Photo Gallery, SailingNo comments

    A new collective agreement for Grenada Breweries Ltd (GBL), for the period 2016 to 2019 was agreed to and signed off before the expiry date of 31st May 2016. GBL sent its proposal six months in advance of expiry of the current collective agreement, and the GTAWU responded with the same courtesy, by sending theirs […]

    June 19, 2016BusinessNo comments
  20. Earthquake West of Trinidad: 5.7 magnitude

    Trinidadians at 8:22 this morning experienced an earthquake on the Paria peninsula, west of Trinidad. chatted via Facebook with a few Trinidadians who not only confirmed but said the shaking was very light and much closer to Venezuela – it was also felt in Grenada.

    April 7, 2016NatureNo comments
  21. Barbadians’ attention just flowed to the Grenadian winner of Caribbean’s Next Top Model, SE 02!

    Kittisha Doyle, winner of the recently-concluded Caribbean’s Next Top Model (CNTM) Cycle 2, enjoyed a whirlwind weekend in Barbados with former Miss Universe Wendy Fitzwilliam. During her two-day visit to Bridgetown, which was sponsored by telecoms provider Flow, the sultry 19 year-old Grenadian was the centre of attention, taking part in radio interviews, along with […]

    February 4, 2016FashionNo comments
  22. Gallery of Caribbean Art: “Lions, Fish and Vestiges of Gold”

    Grenadian artists Susan Mains and her son Asher Mains and a few artist friends took a trip to Italy in 2013 to see the Venice Biennale. It was a look see. Could Grenada possibly participate in this world famous art event. It was a dream–a day dream. Fast forward to 2016, and Grenada’s participation as […]

    January 24, 2016Featured, GalleriesNo comments

    UK’s Prime Minister, David Cameron, in a recent visit to the Caribbean islands of Jamaica and Grenada, announced an immediate doubling of Chevening Scholarships available to Commonwealth Caribbean countries. The increase comes off the back of a tripling of the number of Chevening Scholarships in 2014, and will apply to the following countries: Antigua and […]

    November 2, 2015EducationNo comments
  24. CDB approves USD 10 million policy based loan to Grenada

    The Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank has approved the provision of a USD10 million loan to the Government of Grenada, to support reforms to stabilize the economy and pave the way for sustainable growth. This is the second of three Policy-Based Loans (PBLs) that have been proposed for Grenada to support that […]

    October 18, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments

    During a visit to the Caribbean, British Prime Minister David Cameron, accompanied by International Development Secretary Justine Greening, has announced a quadrupling of UK support to the region. Speaking to the joint Houses of Parliament in Jamaica, he announced a package of over £360m (over USD $600 mil) of bilateral aid, featuring: £300 million for a […]

    October 2, 2015PoliticalNo comments