Tag Archives: Grenada

  1. Grenadian Art in TRIO Biennale Rio de Janeiro

    Following the monumental stride made by Grenada’s first appearance at the Biennale di Venezia, artists Susan Mains and son Asher Mains have been chosen for the Trio Bienal, an international art exhibit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Beginning on September 5th and continuing until November 26th, 2015, this exhibition will display an international array of three […]

    August 20, 2015GalleriesNo comments
  2. St. Martin poet Rochelle Ward guest at Dominica’s literary festival 2015

    Rochelle Ward continues to spread her poetic wings by reciting her poetry abroad, most recently at Dominica’s Nature Island Literary Festival and Book Fair 2015, said Lasana M. Sekou of House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP). The St. Martin poet started off her visit as a featured reader at the festival’s opening on August 6. “I’m […]

    August 18, 2015BooksNo comments
  3. Caribbean fishing industry moves to close food safety gaps, expand markets

    The Caribbean region’s ability to cash in on a potentially lucrative, international export trade in fish and seafood is being held back by huge gaps in measures to protect food safety and animal health, experts say. But the experts, who are investigating food handling policies in ten Caribbean countries for the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism […]

    August 18, 2015Agriculture, FeaturedNo comments
  4. Intern experiences “ideal environment” in MQI finance department

    Sensing the need to become more employable even while furthering her education led a third-year student at the University of the West Indies (UWI) to pursue an internship with a leading conglomerate. And as a result she’s experienced the “ideal environment” for gaining experience in a company’s finance operations. Kristie Francis, 20, is one of […]

    August 18, 2015BusinessNo comments
  5. Volcano disrupts service: FLOW working to resolve Network Issues

    FLOW have assured customers that the company is working assiduously to resolve technical issues that have affected its network in the past couple weeks. This assurance comes from Managing Director, Niall Sheehy who explained that following, a large seismic event related to the “Kick em Jenny” Volcano, two fibre systems in the Eastern Caribbean, namely […]

    August 8, 2015FeaturedNo comments
  6. Flow Subscribers – Important news concerning service & potential outages, please read? July 29, 2015Photo Gallery, TechnologyNo comments
  7. Child care professionals enjoy two days of learning at Grenada’s “reachwithin” conference

    Child care professionals working across a wide spectrum, from infant to school-age, took advantage of two days of learning at reachwithin’s second annual ?conference Caribbean Children and Caregivers: The Importance of Their Relationships held in the Charter Lecture Hall at St George’s University. The conference focused on the importance of developing healthy relationships between the child […]

    July 21, 2015HealthNo comments
  8. U.S. Embassy Science Superhero Contest Winner Attends “Anime Midwest 2015”

    Grenadian Alleyne Gulston traveled to the United States this month as the winner of U.S. Embassy Bridgetown’s Science Superhero Contest. Gulston is the Creative Director at AllyDay Creative Projects in Grenada. As the grand prize winner he, and a guest, attended the 2015 Anime Midwest convention from July 3-5 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare and […]

    July 12, 2015CartoonsNo comments
  9. 32nd Harris Paints Regatta – “Die Hard” & Dr Robbie Yearwood June 12, 2015Photo Gallery, SailingNo comments
  10. Grenada National Pavilion Biennale di Venezia: “Present Nearness”

    The Grenada National Pavilion in its first time participation at the Biennale d’Venezia occupies a place that is easy to be found. Steps away from the Zattere vaparetto (water taxi) stop, it shares Dorsoduro with such noble institutions as the Academia, an several other National and collateral events. Even if one were not making a […]

    June 6, 2015SculptureNo comments
  11. Fewer Entries for 32nd Harris Paints Regatta: Nevertheless Grenadian J24 among confirmed Enrtries

    This year’s Harris Paints Regatta has 11 vessels competing in the J24 class but director of the event, Peter Burke, is adamant that the sport remains a viable entity in Barbados’ tourism product. The juniors will again be racing in their Optimist, Topaz or Echo-12 vessels, according to Marianne Brown, who is a director and […]

    June 3, 2015Featured, SailingNo comments

    Goddard Enterprises Limited (GEL) of Barbados and Agostini’s Limited (AL) of Trinidad are pleased to announce that they have agreed to the formation of a jointly-owned company, Caribbean Distribution Partners Limited (CDPL), which will be focused on the Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) sector. Both GEL and AL will transfer into CDPL all of the […]

    May 26, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments
  13. “reachwithin” announce 2nd annual child & caregiver conference in Grenada

    New York/Grenada NGO, reachwithin, with St. George’s University (SGU) and Windward Islands Research and Education Foundation (WINDREF), announce their second annual two day conference, Caribbean Children and Caregivers: The Importance of Their Relationships to take place on Thursday 2 and Friday 3 July 2015 at SGU. Combining current theory with practical interactive workshops the conference […]

    May 13, 2015EducationNo comments

    The Digicel Kickstart Clinics continues to unearth the best footballing talent the Caribbean has to offer as the Chelsea FC Foundation Coaches stopped on the ‘Spice Isle’ of Grenada, to train with the aspiring young footballers – who proved to be athletic and hardworking players. The Chelsea FC Foundation coaches lauded the Grenada Football Association […]

    May 4, 2015FootballNo comments
  15. Former Chief Financial Officer of Digicel Barbados now Chief Executive Officer for Digicel Grenada

    Digicel Grenada has announced the appointment of Ciarán Burke as its Chief Executive Officer. A Digicel veteran, Burke has been with Digicel since 2006, holding various senior financial and managerial roles including the role of Chief Financial Officer, Digicel Barbados, a position he held for seven years. Ciarán went on to take up other roles […]

    April 20, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments
  16. Banks Beer resumes as unofficial 12th man for West Indies cricket

    Venerated by fans as the unofficial twelfth man for the Windies during their successful limited-overs series against England last year, the ‘Beer of Barbados‘ is back as the official beer partner for The Three Lions’ upcoming Test tour of the Caribbean. Banks Holdings Limited and the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) have renewed their partnership […]

    April 6, 2015CricketNo comments
  17. “Lee Kuan-Yew’s Caribbean rescue in the Commonwealth” by Sir Ronald Sanders

    Lee Kuan-Yew, who led Singapore for three decades, died on March 23rd. He was a remarkable man who is best remembered for courageous leadership that converted a tiny island with virtually no natural resources into one of the wealthiest countries in the world. This commentary recalls a particular role that he played on the Caribbean’s […]

    March 31, 2015Featured, PoliticalNo comments

    Guests at the Blue Horizons Garden Resort in Grenada are now experiencing world class Wi-Fi solution thanks to Digicel Business. The Challenge: The existing wireless network included multiple carriers and equipment from multiple vendors and did not reach all access points throughout the resort. As a result, there was spotty coverage, a poor internet experience […]

    March 30, 2015Technology1 comment
  19. “Vanuatu and Tuvalu – inadequate response to human suffering” by Sir Ronald Sanders

    People on the East Coast of the United States of America (US) and the Caribbean should consider how best they might lend a helping hand to the people of the islands of Tuvalu and Vanuatu in the Pacific whose lives have been shattered by Cyclone Pam that struck them on the night of March 13. […]

    March 26, 2015Featured, NatureNo comments
  20. Trinidad+Tobago Film ‘Forward Ever’ screens at Pan African Film Festival, Los Angeles

    Forward Ever: The Killing of a Revolution, directed and produced by Bruce Paddington, was an official selection at the Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles, California in February 2015. Forward Ever explores the achievements and shortcomings of the People’s Revolutionary Government (1979-1983) of Grenada as it attempted to forge a new revolutionary society. The […]

    March 17, 2015CinemaNo comments
  21. “When an Artist Tells you a Secret” – Christina Cornier in a One Woman Exhibit

    The problem with an artist is that they take themselves along where ever they go. Maybe this isn’t as much of a problem as it is a benefit. When Christina Cornier came to Grenada, she came along with her husband David, who’s purpose was St. George’s University Medical School. Christina, a graduate of the prestigious […]

    March 8, 2015Featured, PaintingNo comments
  22. “St Kitts-Nevis election fiasco: symptom of a bigger problem” by Sir Ronald Sanders

    Concern was rightly raised over the failure of the Supervisor of Elections in St Kitts-Nevis, Wingrove George, to declare the results of the February 16 general elections until 2 days afterwards. There were only 30,000 voters in the elections. Even if George had the votes counted twice for accuracy, as he claimed, that procedure should […]

    February 23, 2015Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  23. Rivalry Renewed at 11th Annual True Blue Weekend in South Florida, 13th to 15th March 2015

    True Blue Committee presents True Blue Weekend taking place throughout South Florida. Hosted by St. George’s College Old Boys’ Association of Florida (STGOBAFL) and Jamaica College Old Boys’ Association of Florida (JCOBAFL) on Friday, March 13 through Sunday, March 15, 2015. The True Blue Event honors the exemplary leadership of the late coach Dennis Zaidie. […]

    February 22, 2015FootballNo comments

    The University of the West Indies (The UWI) is pleased to announce two senior management changes to drive the strategic direction of the regional institution in its delivery of world-class teaching and online education. The current Principal and Pro Vice-Chancellor of The UWI Open Campus, as well as former Deputy Principal of The UWI Cave […]

    February 19, 2015EducationNo comments
  25. Grenadian disaster management gets helping hand from Government of Canada

    The Government of Canada is providing over CA$88,000 to the Grenada Red Cross Society to assist communities in St. Andrew reduce their vulnerability to potential disasters such as hurricanes and flooding. Rising sea levels, coastal erosion, and an escalation in the frequency and intensity of tropical storms and hurricanes threaten homes and businesses across the […]

    February 4, 2015PoliticalNo comments