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THE SURROGATE Elections in Grenada today involve an increasing number of surrogates seeking to influence voters’ choice. However, success at the polls is highly dependent on the popularity of the leader and confidence in his/her leadership, the depth of party organisation, large bundles of dollars, a persuasive public relations campaign and effective ground- level mobilisation. […]

SEA TRANSPORTATION At Saturday’s consultation, the issue regarding sea transportation to and from Carriacou and Petite Martinique was paramount in the minds of residents on the island wanting to access adult and higher educational services on evenings. As it currently stands, the last scheduled ferry service departs Windward at around 5:00 pm for Petite Martinique, […]

REMEMBERING! Once a thing is done it cannot be undone, mentally, nor can one put it out of one’s “system”! Something collects and stores all those things called memories. Really, we have no say in the storage process, though we made choices to do things or had things done to or around us. It is […]

With general elections just around the corner, Grenada is set to have a new Acting Attorney-General.  Well-placed sources told THE NEW TODAY newspaper that long-standing stalwart in the ruling New National Party (NNP), Dr. Lawrence Joseph is moving into the seat in a matter of days.  A reliable source said that the Keith Mitchell-led government […]

Uncertainty surrounds the significance of Grenada’s High Commission in London, after months without a High Commissioner and staff unsure what the future holds. And one source believes the situation is at odds with the Grenadian government’s claims that they are presiding over a healthy economy.  Read more.

CLAIMS AND PROMISES One does not have to go to the courthouse to learn about claims. Similarly, one need not go to a political rally to learn about promises. Both are behaviour-based evidence that people may act defensively or assertively; eagerly or reluctantly. The fact that we all play in the field of claims and […]

It is with great lack of foresight that the Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis has decided to reduce the cost of his CBI program by 50% in an effort to raise funds for his country after the passing of hurricane MARIA. We are all saddened by the devastation, but this sends a shocking […]

BASSETERRE, St Kits — A press release issued on Saturday by the Citizenship by Investment Unit (CIU) in St Kitts and Nevis announcing a drastic 50 percent cut in the investment requirement for its citizenship by investment (CBI) program, ostensibly to create a “hurricane relief fund”, has drawn widespread condemnation, including one CBI consultant who […]

REDUCE OR MULTIPLY: YOU DECIDE The process from nothing to something is one that is Creator- made for human existence. Whether one takes pleasure in doing or having nothing or is indifferent; or drives oneself for more, depends on one’s beliefs and decisions. In all aspects of life whether personal, social, spiritual or political, people […]

The National Democratic Congress, (NDC) at this time expresses our deepest sympathies to the Government and People of the Commonwealth of Dominica in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. We simultaneously offer prayers of gratitude for those lives spared, in the face of this devastating tragedy. Our Party Leader, Sen. Hon. V Nazim Burke, reached out […]

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