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OPINION PIECE...

SAD MOMENTS CULTURALLY Time as defined by the Merriam-Webster dictionary is described as a non-spatial continuum that is measured in terms of events which succeed one another from past through present to future.

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OUTCOME OF CRICKET SUMMIT

JOINT STATEMENT BY CARICOM AND WICB 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.

26-04-2015
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WELL DONE, KIRANI!

STATEMENT ISSUED BY PATRICK SIMMONS ON BEHALF OF THE NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CONGRESS The National Democratic Congress (NDC) would like to congratulate Kirani James on his record-breaking performance at the Drake Relays meet in Des Moines, Iowa on Friday 24th April.

26-04-2015
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WEST INDIES V ENGLAND

JAMES ANDERSON INSPIRES VICTORY Click here to read

25-04-2015
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LABOUR NEWS

GTUC'S 12TH BIENNIAL CONVENTION St. George -- The 12th Biennial convention of the Grenada Trade Union Council has passed a number of resolutions calling on government to remove income tax on pension incomes up to $5,000 per month from any pension source, and to remove VAT on all prescription medication for the treatment of terminal or debilitation diseases.

25-04-2015
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A REPEATED APPEAL

FOR BETTER LIFEGUARD & EMERGENCY RESPONSE SERVICES ON THE FREQUENTED BEACHES OF GRENADA, CARRIACOU & PETITE MARTINIQUE New York -- In the wake of Hildebrand James' untimely departure as a result of drowning, although he had survived beyond his fight against the currents of the Atlantic Ocean, a concerned individual, Rudolph Stephen Philip of the Spice Isles, made an appea

24-04-2015
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A FINAL SALUTE TO HILDEBRAND JAMES

A CULTURAL AMBASSADOR & MODEL CIVIL SERVANTBrooklyn, NYC – As the people of Birchgrove and all of Grenada lay to rest the remains of Hildebrand James, today, I am moved to share the following details in tribute to this exceptional comrade, who was in several ways an ambassador of Grenadian and Caribbean culture, as well as a model civil servant.

24-04-2015
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KIRANI, AGAIN....

KIRANI JAMES POSTS WORLD LEAD AT DRAKE RELAYS (VIDEO) DES MOINES, Iowa – Grenada's Kirani James blew away his rivals to win the 400 metres in a world leading 44.21 seconds at the 106th Drake Relays here on Friday night.  Read More At: http://wp.me/p2DNZz-331 

24-04-2015
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THE RGPF REPORTS....

GHANAIAN CHARGED WITH HUMAN TRAFFICKING St. George -- Ghanaian national, Awal Abdul SHARIF, who was detained by police in connection with the illegal entry into Grenada of seven Nepalese nationals has been charged with Human Trafficking contrary to Section 176C (1) (a) of the Criminal Code, Chapter 72 A of the 2013 Laws of Grenada.

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TEENAGER CHARGED

MED STUDENTS ATTACKED St. George -- A seventeen year old student of Frequente, who appeared in Court on Friday in connection with an attack on two foreign students has been remanded to Richmond Hill Prison.

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Created on 28 April 2015 Written by RGPF

GHANAIAN REMANDED TO PRISON

St. George -- Ghanaian, Awal Abdul SHARIFF appeared before the St. George's Magistrate's Court on Monday in connection with the illegal entry of seven Nepalese nationals and has been remanded to Richmond Hill Prison.  Shariff who has been charged with Human Trafficking and Money Laundering is due to make another Court appearance on May 5th, 2015. He is being represented by Attorney at Law, Peter David.

 
Created on 28 April 2015 Written by GIS

GOVERNMENT'S STATEMENT ON NEPAL

ST. GEORGE -- The Government of Grenada expresses its condolence to the government and people of Nepal who are dealing with the effects of the devastating earthquake which has wreaked havoc on thousands there.

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Created on 28 April 2015 Written by Patrick Simmons

AFY'S SELECTION TO WEST INDIES TEAM

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) congratulates Afy Fletcher on her selection to West Indies Women's cricket team to tour Sri Lanka in May.

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Created on 28 April 2015 Written by Michael Bascombe

AFY FLETCHER SELECTED FOR WEST INDIES WOMEN'S TOUR TO SRI LANKA
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Created on 28 April 2015 Written by George

GRENADABROADCAST MOURNS LOSS

St. George -- A 24-year old Vincentian, Junior Jackson, was found dead at his Belmont residence on Saturday afternoon.

Jackson, who was employed by Grant Communications told the management of CHIME FM on Thursday that he was feeling unwell and asked for the day off.

He reported to work on Friday, but efforts to reach him on Saturday proved futile. His lifeless body was found on Saturday afternoon.

An autopsy is expected to be performed today, and police investigations are continuing.

During his short time working in the video department of GrenadaBroadcast, Jackson had become a self-taught videographer who outshone many of his peers with far more experience, and will be greatly missed.

 

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