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Renewed Call for Ganja Liberalisation

In the face of recent developments in Ontario Canada including plans for full liberalization of marijuana in July of 2018, one of Grenada’s leading defense lawyers and lead spokesman for the movement to liberalize the banned herb in Grenada for medicinal use, is again making an appeal to the powers that be to follow the direction of the more developed ...

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More Teachers To Be Regularized

A panel of three representatives, one from the Grenada Union of Teachers (GUT); the Chief Education Officer, or his designate, and an independent will be involved in the ongoing process to regularize the status of teachers in Grenada. Cabinet has given approval for another batch of teachers to be regularized. When the process began in 2015, 650 temporary teachers were ...

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Intruder Dies During Early Morning Home Invasion

A 47-year-old man is dead after allegedly breaking into an Old Westerhall (St. David) home about 3:00 a.m. on Sunday 8th October 2017.  Ricky Noel alias “Bo-Pig” of Perdmontemps, St. David’s succumbed to injuries sustained as a result of a scuffle during the home invasion. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Police investigations are continuing. Reports reaching the Grenada ...

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POLICE MAKE WEEKEND ARRESTS

A 27-year-old student was on October 9th, 2017, granted bail in the sum of twenty thousand dollars with one surety after appearing at the Gouyave Magistrate’s Court, charged with stealing by reason of employment. Shonita Ambrose, a resident of Hills View, Gouyave, St. John is accused of stealing in excess of 40-thousand dollars from a supermarket in her hometown between ...

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LIONS Club supports relief effort to hurricane-ravaged islands

The Lions Club St Andrew’s joined in the national relief effort to assist the islands that were recently ravaged by hurricanes Irma and Maria. The club solicited the support of the students of some of the schools around St Andrews and received a very encouraging response from the St. Joseph’s Convent Grenville, SJC St Andrew’s Anglican Secondary school, SAASS St. ...

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Electrical Pole and Lines Covered in Vine in Grenville

The electrical pole and part of the telephone and electrical power lines just adjacent the St Andrew’s Methodist School at the junction of Chapel Road and Seton James Street in Grenville are covered in vines and residents are calling on Flow and Grenlec to send a maintenance crew to the area to clean the lines. According to one resident in ...

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A Call for Harsher Penalties For Child Sexual Abusers

Child sexual abuse is very rampant in Grenada. The abusers seem to be revelling in what they are doing and in my view, the judicial system in relation to the laws and the judicators, which are the magistrates and judges are not using their powers to show how disgusting these sexual abuse matters are. Don’t we care about our children ...

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Busted For Marijuana

Lawmen continue to keep a vigilant and sharp eye on those bent on trafficking drugs.  According to a release from the Police Community Relations Department, Jason Sylvester 49 years old, a sculptor, was charged with trafficking of a controlled drug after the vehicle he was driving was intercepted at L’Esterre, Carriacou and a bag containing a quantity of South American ...

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Ayo Taylor Wins Local Leg Of The 9th Courts Oecs Reading Competition

The six finalists presented themselves with utmost distinction on Tuesday 3rd October, at the Grenada Nationals of the 9th Courts OECS Reading Competition. Notable improvements in the reading abilities of the eight and nine years old participants have been made since the competition started in 2009, and steady progression has been made year after year. Such achievements are clear indications ...

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