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Arbitration claim filed against Grenada government over repurchase of Grenlec shares

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By Caribbean News Now contributor ST GEORGE’S, Grenada — On May 5, Grenada Private Power Limited (GPP), a 50 percent shareholder of Grenada Electricity Services Ltd (Grenlec), along with GPP’s parent company WRB Enterprises Inc. (WRB), filed a request for arbitration with the World Bank’s International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID). The purpose Read More

Letter: Lessons from St Lucia and Grenada for Argyle International Airport

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Dear Sir:There is no better evidence that Argyle International Airport (AIA) on the island of St. Vincent (SVI) will fail to meet its visitor expectations because there was no compelling reason, apart from electoral politics, for its construction than a side-by-side comparison of international tourism and allied features with our two geographically closest neighbours, St Read More

Grenada focuses on German travel market growth

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GTA Chief Executive Officer Patricia Maher (centre) and German representatives ST GEORGE’S, Grenada — Grenada is experiencing year on year growth in the German market and the Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) is seeking more opportunities to increase its market share. In April, CEO of the GTA, Patricia Maher, visited Germany to meet with travel agents, Read More

Major OECS climate change initiative launched in Grenada

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Dr Keith Mitchell, Prime Minister of Grenada, addresses the gathering at the fourth Meeting of the Council of Ministers of Environmental Sustainability ST GEORGE’S, Grenada — The official launch of the iLAND Resilience awareness initiative was held in Grenada amidst a week of events organised by the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission to Read More

Take the plunge and explore the stunning Caribbean island of Grenada

8 months ago Editor Comments Off on Take the plunge and explore the stunning Caribbean island of Grenada
The giant Caribbean spiny lobster, all legs and antennae, waggled its feelers like some kind of extra from Aliens. I backed up – into the path of a moray eel, baring razor-sharp teeth. Then dive leader Tommy held out his hand to me – in it was a spidery arrow crab, which crawled over his Read More

IDA Earmarks USD65 Million for Grenada

9 months ago Editor Comments Off on IDA Earmarks USD65 Million for Grenada
Grenada stands to receive more than USD60 million over a 3 year period from the International Development Agency (IDA) funds available for Small States to address climate change, natural disasters, energy and other areas. That level of support for Grenada was highlighted during a recent meeting between World Bank President Dr Kim Jim, Prime Minister Read More

Grenada PM walks back foreign minister’s ‘inappropriate’ comments on Venezuela

9 months ago Editor Comments Off on Grenada PM walks back foreign minister’s ‘inappropriate’ comments on Venezuela
Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell By Caribbean News Now contributor ST GEORGE’S, Grenada — Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell confirmed during a post cabinet news briefing on Thursday that foreign affairs minister Elvin Nimrod has admitted to inappropriate language during a recent public comment on Grenada’s relationship with Venezuela. Addressing a function to celebrate longstanding Read More

Grenada court rules against liquidator

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By Rush TV contributor ST GEORGE’S, Grenada — By way of judgment dated April 13, 2017, in the matter of Bank Crozier Limited (in liquidation) and RBTT Bank Grenada Limited, Madame Justice Gilford ruled that: 1. The claim is struck out for failure to comply with the order of the Master. Read More

German sailor found dead on drifting yacht off Grenada

9 months ago Editor Comments Off on German sailor found dead on drifting yacht off Grenada
The police in Grenada have announced that the decomposing body of a sailor found on a yacht is believed to be German national, Bernd Ludwig Ottogottel The capital of Grenada, St George’s. Credit: Julien Mitchell/Wikimedia Commons Police in Grenada have confirmed that the decomposing body of a German sailor has been found on a yacht drifting Read More

Learn About LGBTQ Rights in Grenada

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April 12, 2017 at 4:00 pm culture Activist Nigel Mathlin speaks about the struggle for equality in the island nation. By Steve Fisher Photo by Nigel Mathlin. In order to gauge the progress of LGBTQ equality rights in Canada, it’s important to be aware of equality struggles worldwide, including areas such as Uganda and Jamaica. Read More