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  • 16 May 2015 at 09 : 23 AM

    Grenada launches business grants for innovators and entrepreneurs

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    Innovators and entrepreneurs in Grenada will soon benefit from a suite of new grant funding opportunities. The Grenada Ministry of Communications, Works, Physical Development, Public Utilities, ICT and Community Development will launch the business grants and outline the application process at an event called CARCIP Awareness Day. “Innovative firms and individual drive new products, processes […]

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  • 16 May 2015 at 05 : 14 AM

    Greater global distribution of wealth needed

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    By Arley Gill “The richest one percent of people in the world receive as much as the bottom 57 percent; or, in other words, less than 50 million richest people receive as much as 2.7 billion poor’’ (Milanovic 2002). To put it graphically, six percent of the world’s population owns 52 percent of the global […]

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  • 15 May 2015 at 20 : 15 PM

    Google, Netflix to join Caribbean Internet service providers for historic gathering

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    By Gerard Best If you live in the Caribbean, you don’t need to be a computer expert to know that the region’s Internet services need to improve. If your connection falters so often that you’ve long since stopped calling customer service for redress, then you’ve got a pretty good idea about the challenges of regional […]

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  • 13 May 2015 at 16 : 49 PM

    Sri Lanka and West Indies lock horns in ICC Women’s Championship

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    Sri Lanka and West Indies will aim to boost their standings when they go head to head in round three of the ICC Women’s Championship, which starts in Colombo on Wednesday. The series includes four ODIs but only the final three matches scheduled for 15, 18 and 20 May will count towards the eight-team ICC […]

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  • 13 May 2015 at 16 : 33 PM

    Testing of street lighting technology to lower energy costs, improve light quality and increase public safety

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    Grenlec and our Government are piloting the use of energy-efficient LED street lighting in select public street locations throughout Grenada to evaluate the economic, safety and environmental benefits of this advanced lighting technology. LED street lighting is proven to be more energy-efficient, durable, longer-lasting and brighter than conventional street lighting, which could provide significant savings […]

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  • 13 May 2015 at 16 : 33 PM

    Statement from the New National Party on the Passing of Sir John Watts, KCMG

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    Statement from the New National Party on the Passing of Sir John Watts, KCMG

    The Political Leader, Dr. Keith Mitchell and other members of the New National Party are saddened to learn of the passing of Sir John Augustus Watts, KCMG yesterday, 11th May 2015. Sir John was a founding member of the New National Party and a tour de force who left a lasting impression not only on […]

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  • 7 May 2015 at 22 : 31 PM

    Grenadians hail opening of Consulate in South Florida

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    FLORIDA, USA, May 7, 2015 – Amy Francis, formerly of St. Paul’s and now the leader of a Grenadian community organisation in South Florida called it the best thing that has happened for Grenadians there in her lifetime. She was hailing the opening of the country’s first consulate, located in the impressive trendy South Beach […]

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  • 7 May 2015 at 22 : 24 PM

    WICB hails West Indies performance against England

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    JOHN’S, Antigua – The West Indies Cricket Board has lauded the West Indies team for their show of determination and commitment during the just-concluded series against England – and especially for their impressive win in the third Test. West Indies won the third and final Test of the series by five wickets inside three days […]

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  • 7 May 2015 at 22 : 01 PM

    England tour see increase in spectator support

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    JOHN’S, Antigua – The West Indies Cricket Board wishes to thank the near 130,000 spectators that helped to generate the fun-filled atmosphere during the just-concluded Test series between West Indies and England. The three-Test series averaged around 10,000 spectators a day with the first day of the final Test in Barbados attracting the largest attendance […]

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  • 4 May 2015 at 17 : 30 PM

    59 Year Old DeBlandeau Charged with Murder

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    Albert Alexis, a 59 year old Mechanic of DeBlandeau, St. Andrew is due to appear before the Grenville Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday 6th May, 2015 at 09:00 a.m. charged in connection with the weekend death of Alson Henry. 31 year old Henry, a resident of Plaisance (St. Andrew) who was involved in an altercation with […]

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  • 2 May 2015 at 16 : 06 PM

    JetBlue Airways joins WICB as partner for international cricket

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    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The West Indies Cricket Board announced a new sponsorship and partnership deal with JetBlue Airways. The New York-based airline is the official partner for the 2015 Series of International Cricket. The season of international cricket will feature three Tests between West Indies and England for the Wisden Trophy followed by two Tests […]

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  • 30 April 2015 at 16 : 51 PM

    NDC May Day Solidarity Message

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    The National Democratic Congress salutes the Workers of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique on the occasion of International Workers Day- May Day 2015. On this and every May Day,  the workers of our country  are fully entitled  to reflect,  show camaraderie, and celebrate the historic gains made on behalf of workers. We encourage you to […]

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  • 25 April 2015 at 15 : 18 PM

    Joint statement by CARICOM and WICB

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    CARICOM and the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) have agreed to establish a panel to conduct a review of the governance structure of the Board. This was the key outcome of a near five-hour long meeting between the CARICOM Cricket Governance Committee and the Directors and Management of the WICB. The Chairman of CARICOM, the […]

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  • 25 April 2015 at 12 : 55 PM

    West Indies Cricket Legends meet with CARICOM Cricket Governance Committee

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    CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana –April 18, 2015: West Indies Cricket Legends Sir Garfield Sobers, Sir Wesley Hall, Sir Vivian Richards, Sir Andy Roberts, Deryck Murray, Gordon Greenidge and Michael Holding met in Grenada with the CARICOM Cricket Governance Committee to have a discussion on the Governance of Cricket. The Governance Committee comprises the […]

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  • 23 April 2015 at 14 : 56 PM

    Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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    ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, April 23, 2015 – GIS: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to reaffirm that the Government of Grenada remains committed to strengthening its partnership with Grenadians in the Diaspora. Grenadian citizens and the network community organizations throughout the world continue to make substantive contributions to Grenada’s socio-economic development in all areas of […]

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