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Tag Archives: Grenada

  1. World-class Rugby Tournament is Headed to Grenada

    The 2022 Grenada Rugby World 7s (GRW7s) was officially launched at the destination’s National Stadium recently and it will be the new home of the longest running Club Rugby 7s tournament in the region. In an exciting first for Grenada, organizers of the highly-anticipated event are partnering with the Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) to bring […]

    August 9, 2022Featured, RugbyNo comments
  2. Justin Sun Attended WTO MC12 with Focuses on SIDS, E-Commerce, and More

    According to a recent OECS, Justin Sun led the Grenada delegation to attend the WTO’s 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12). As the Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Grenada to the WTO, Sun spoke during the conference on climate change, food security, SIDS (Small Island Developing States), e-commerce, and other topics. In the conference, Sun stated that […]

    June 29, 2022Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  3. Kes, Kranium, Killa & Voice are headed to USA’s Hookie Weekend

    This coming ‘Juneteenth Long Weekend’ (June 16th to 20th), top Caribbean performers will descend on the nation’s capital, Washington DC for an epic extravaganza of entertainment culture. The beloved, returning Hookie Weekend 2022 produced by Hookie Life Entertainment will bring the energetic sounds of Soca and Dancehall music to the DMV with first-rate performances by […]

    June 1, 2022MusicNo comments
  4. ‘Proportional Representation in elections – key to democratic representation’ By Sir Ronald Sanders

    The second consecutive general elections in Barbados on January 19, at which Mia Mottley’s Barbados Labour Party (BLP) won all 30 seats in the House of Representatives, were hailed as historic. They certainly were for Barbados, but not for the English-speaking sub-region of the Caribbean. Winning all the seats in both Grenada and Barbados left […]

    February 4, 2022Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  5. Justin Sun Appointed as the WTO Ambassador for Grenada By The Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    According to December 17 Coindesk’s report, the Government of Grenada has announced the appointment of Yuchen (Justin) Sun as its new Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the WTO in Geneva. Justin Sun is thus authorized and empowered to represent the Government of Grenada at meetings of the WTO. H.E. Mr. Justin (Yuchen) SUN, a leading […]

    December 17, 2021Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  6. Acting PM Santia Bradshaw laments passing of Broadcaster Dennis Johnson

    “Although it is difficult today to see beyond the sorrow; may looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow.” These words of an unknown author seem most appropriate today as we try to come to grips with the passing of veteran broadcaster Dennis Johnson. They become even more touching as we consider the stealth with […]

    November 3, 2021Breaking News, Featured, MusicNo comments
  7. 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
  8. ‘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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. “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
  17. LAUNCH OF A PIONEERING NEW EDUCATION INTERVENTION TO TEACH CHILDREN ABOUT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

    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
  18. “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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. “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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. NEW COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT FOR GRENADA BREWERIES LTD 2016-2019 SIGNED OFF

    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