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WEST INDIES U19 TOUR TO ENGLAND POSTPONED

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – Cricket West Indies (CWI) and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have agreed to postpone the planned West Indies U19 tour of England, scheduled for August and September 2020 due to scheduling clashes. With the West Indies U19 team being unavailable to tour England during […]

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56th Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group meeting

The Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) held its fifty-sixth meeting by video conference on 31 March 2020. The meeting was chaired by Ambassador Raychelle Omamo SC, EGH, Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs of Kenya. Ministers and Representatives of Australia, Barbados, Belize, Ghana, Malaysia, Namibia and the United Kingdom also participated […]

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Follow Up With Relevant Law Enforcement Authorities Underway After Confirmed COVID-19 Case Leaves the Island

ST. GEORGE’S: APRIL 1, 2020: GIS: Grenada’s Minister for Health says government is following up with the relevant law enforcement authorities after one of the cases confirmed last weekend, left Grenada on the same day the confirmation was announced, but before he got his results. During a statement issued on […]

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Grenada Confirms One More Case of COVID-19

Fellow Citizens, Good evening. I am Nickolas Steele, Grenada’s Minister of Health. TODAY, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1ST, 2020, I announce that one more laboratory confirmed case of COVID-19 on mainland Grenada, has been diagnosed. This brings the total confirmed cases of COVID-19 to ten. The individual is a 58 year old […]

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The IRD Extends March Deadline to April 30, 2020

As a direct response to curbing the threat of Covid-19, the Inland Revenue Division (IRD) wishes to advise the public that pursuant to Section 26 of the Tax Administration Act 2016, all filing deadlines due on the 30th and 31st March 2020 have been extended to April 30th 2020. This […]

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Opinion: Young Jamaican’s invention could help tackle spread of viruses like COVID-19

By Patricia Scotland, Commonwealth Secretary-General March 30, 2020 – Five years ago more than 40 babies born in Jamaican hospitals became infected with lethal bacteria – half of them died. The bacteria Klebsiella, like the coronavirus, is spread from person-to-person or via contaminated surfaces. It can be killed by hand-washing […]

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The Launch of the MSTAR Learning Support Platform

ST. GEORGE, GRENADA, MARCH 29, 2020 – The Ministry of Education, Human Resource Development, Religious Affairs and Information, on Wednesday March 25, 2020, launched its long awaited MSTAR Learning Support Platform (MSTAR-LSP). This LSP was developed by the company Multi-domain Global Relationship Management, (MGRM) and designed to bring virtual learning […]

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Commencement of the Spice Math Programme

ST. GEORGE, GRENADA, MARCH 29, 2020 – The Ministry of Education, Human Resource Development, Religious Affairs and Information is pleased to inform the general public of “SPICE MATH”, a virtual learning enhancement initiative which targets students of Grades five and six, and Forms one to five. “SPICE MATH” provides an […]

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Markets to remain closed but relief coming for Vendors

ST. GEORGE’S: MARCH 27, 2020: GOVERNMENT INFORMATION SERVICE: The Ministry of Health acknowledges and understands the concerns and frustrations of our Nation’s Vendors, who are not allowed to sell their produce at the markets this weekend, due to the Limited State of Emergency measures put in place by the Government […]

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TAX DEADLINES FOR MARCH 2020 NOT AFFECTED BY COVID-19

The Inland Revenue Division (IRD) of the Ministry of Finance reminds the general public that the tax deadlines for March 2020 remain the same. Filing of Income Tax (Personal and Corporation) and Annual Stamp Tax Returns for 2019 are due on Monday, March 30 and Tuesday, March 31 respectively. Remember […]