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Grenada wins 13th gold medal at Chelsea Flower Show in London

9 months ago Editor Comments Off on Grenada wins 13th gold medal at Chelsea Flower Show in London
‘Historical Botanical Gardens – Pure Grenada’, a design highly acclaimed by judges. Photo: Cornelius Joseph LONDON, England — The Grenada exhibit at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017 entitled ‘Historical Botanical Gardens – Pure Grenada’ has won a highly coveted gold medal. This brings the number of gold medals awarded to Grenada to 13 over Read More

Grenada Opens National Pavilion At Biennale Arte 2017

9 months ago Editor Comments Off on Grenada Opens National Pavilion At Biennale Arte 2017
The warmth of the Caribbean spilled out of the Grenada National Pavilion and on to the Fondamente Zattere in Dorsoduro for the opening of “The Bridge”, an exhibition of art. Joining 85 other countries, Grenada’s 2nd appearance in Venice for the 57th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia was a significant achievement. On Read More

Arbitration claim filed against Grenada government over repurchase of Grenlec shares

10 months ago Editor Comments Off on Arbitration claim filed against Grenada government over repurchase of Grenlec shares
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

10 months ago Editor Comments Off on Grenada focuses on German travel market growth
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

10 months ago Editor Comments Off on Major OECS climate change initiative launched in Grenada
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

10 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

10 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

10 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

10 months ago Editor Comments Off on Grenada court rules against liquidator
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