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Chinese Embassy Gives Computers To Schools

In the effort to strengthen the partnership between Grenada and the People’s Republic of China, the Chinese Embassy, through the Ministry of Education handed over seventy computers to eight secondary schools on island valued at two hundred and ten thousand dollars. A ceremony was held at the Anglican high school on Tuesday. Mr Yang Shijun, Charge d’ Affaires of the ...

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Government Declares Deadlock In Pension Negotiations; Matter To Be Referred To Labour Commissionera

Government has declared a deadlock in pension negotiations with public sector trade unions and staff associations.  At the continuation of talks last week, Government’s Pension Engagement Committee notified the unions and staff associations that an amicable solution appears unlikely given the great disparity between proposals by the two parties.  Since the start of negotiations, Government has improved its offer of ...

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Woman Charged With Stealing Winning Lotto Ticket

A woman alleged to have stolen a winning lottery ticket in the sum of ten thousand two hundred dollars has been granted bail. Charges of stealing and conspiring to steal one winning lottery ticket, the property of the National Lotteries Authority, was laid against Renee Charles, 26 years, Cashier of Waltham, St. Mark.  Charles will appear in Court on February ...

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30- year-old remanded on Non-Capital Murder charge

Grenada recorded its first murder for the year 2019 last Friday when a Calivigny man was stabbed to death during an altercation in a bar on St. John’s Street in St. George.  Since then, a thirty-year-old Beausejour resident was slapped with a charge of non- capital murder and made his first appearance at the Number Two Magistrate’s Court in St ...

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Grenada Sailing Festival Workboat Racing Considered Start to Independence Celebrations

Saturday & Sunday 2 & 3 February is being described by organizers as a weekend of tradition and national pride.  On that weekend the Grenada Sailing Festival stages its Workboat Regatta on Grand Anse Beach, which they consider a strong start to independence celebrations for the Tri-Island State. Once again, the organisers have announced a partnership with Westerhall Rums, who ...

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Shot During American Occupation And Wants Compensation

Lennard Williams, a 60-year-old resident of Sabb in St. Andrews claims that he was badly hurt during the US led military operation in Grenada in October, 1983 and is calling on the US Embassy in Grenada to arrange for some form of help for him since he can no longer get a proper job to support himself and his family ...

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Pure Grenada, The Spice Of The Caribbean Achieves Historic Milestone With Well Over 500,000 Visitor Arrivals In 2018

Pure Grenada, the Spice of the Caribbean achieved a historic milestone in 2018 welcoming more than half a million visitors to the destination’s shores. Spread across key niche markets, the combined cruise, yachting and stay over arrivals for 2018 was 528,077 representing a 12.90% increase over 2017.  A strong performance was recorded in stay over arrivals with an increase of ...

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Jigga on $75,000 Bail

A Caranage resident slapped with a charge of attempted non-capital murder following last Sunday’s shooting incident in the south of the island has been placed on seventy-five thousand dollars bail with three sureties.  Magistrate Taheria Gellineau presiding at the Number Two Magistrate Court on Monday ruled in favor for Damion Depradine alias Jigga despite a strong objection from the prosecution. ...

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Police Commissioner credited for the 2018 incident free Christmas Season

Recently appointed Acting Commissioner of Police Edvin Matin has been given a pat on the back by members of the Royal Grenada Police Force (RGPF) for what was dubbed an incident-free Christmas Season, policed by what the lawmen refer to as “Operation Yuletide.”   According to the lawmen, Commissioner Martin’s approach to policing and crime fighting seems to have realized an ...

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Lawyers in Grenada stand in protest

Days after the passing of a December 31st 2018 deadline set by the Grenada Bar Association demanding that Government put structures in place to address what has been dubbed, major concerns facing the judicial system in Grenada, members of the Grenada Bar decided to take their fight to a different level by way of public protest demanding immediate action from ...

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