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House Collapses Leaving Two Homeless

Martin Smith of the Limes, Grand Anse, St. George’s was rendered homeless on Tuesday when the house that he and his son occupied collapsed rendering it uninhabitable. Smith said both he and his son were in the house sometime after three in the afternoon when it collapsed and they had to beat a hasty retreat through windows. He said all ...

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Beauregard United Sports Club Pays Tribute

One of Grenada’s most vibrant sporting clubs, the Beauregard United Sports Club, has taken time out to recognise their own; activists from within the community who have paved the way or contributed to the development of the village of Beauregard.  The short ceremony, held last Saturday in the heart of the village paid homage to thirteen outstanding villagers from various ...

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Large Boulder Badly Damages House In Springs

One house in Springs, St. George was badly damaged by a large boulder that dislodged from a nearby hill on Monday. The house suffered extensive damage to the bedroom area. An eyewitness and neighbour, Anderson Bernard told the Grenada Informer on Wednesday that he was in his home on top of the hill when he heard rumbling noise coming from ...

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Border And Customs Security Training Held

Strengthening Caricom to prevent and detect illegal activities at its borders and to enable increased prosecution and higher conviction rates are what the US Customs and Border Protection sponsored workshop is intended to do.  The US organisation facilitated a one-week joint border workshop at the SSU Camp Point Salines last week. The transnational nature of crimes was addressed through the ...

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Barnacle Awards Students

The Barnacle Newspaper has continued its annual practice of awarding students that topped their school’s practice test, leading up to the Caribbean Proficiency Exit Assessment. The outstanding students were awarded last week Wednesday, June 14 at a ceremony at the Public Workers Union building at Tanteen, St. George’s. The Barnacle collaborated with the Grenada Union of Teachers Cooperative Credit Union ...

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HOPE Programme Finally Launched

It’s the beginning of a new arrangement for the young people employed in the government ministries and departments. ‘HOPE’ acronym for Help Our People Excel has been described both as a training and employment agency tasked with the responsibility of ensuring that youths have something to do after they have finished their two-year expectancy service in the IMANI programme. Project ...

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34 -Year Old Lawyer Among Caretakers Named

The New National Party has announced its second batch of caretakers as preparations continue for general elections constitutionally due in 2018. Caretakers have been named for St George’s North East, St Andrew’s South East, St Andrew’s South West, St Johns and Carriacou. The decisions were taken following an executive meeting of the party late Monday. Thirty-four-year-old lawyer Kindra Mathurine-Stewart has ...

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Lawyer withdraws service to accused business man

A St George’s businessman slapped with multiple charges of fraud might be forced to mount his own defence as the lawyer listed as having carriage of the matter bows out. Defence lawyer Francis Williams told Chief Magistrate Tamara Gill in open court last Tuesday that he would no longer be representing the accused man Elvin Phillip, and chose to excuse ...

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Alpha Junior tops CPEA performance list

Two pupils of the same school attained the highest scores as Alpha Junior returned to power its way to the top of the CPEA performance list. As the scores and statistics of 2017, Caribbean Primary Exit Assessment came to light the Mt. Parnassus based institution erupted in jubilation as Michael Sylvester and Amara Sade Francis occupied the two top places. ...

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