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November 15, 2017

The teenager accused of killing nine year old Ariel Bolah has been remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison. The 17-year old Frequente resident, who was without a lawyer, made his first appearance on Wednesday at St. George’s Magistrate’s Court where the charge of capital murder was read to him. The youngster is believed to have unlawfully […]

The Grouping of Civil Society Organisations says that it notes with horror and grief the death of another girl child, a victim of sexual violence.  In a release issued on Tuesday, CSO says that while the nation vents its outrage, it is useful that each of us pause in self-reflection and ask the following questions: […]

Iris Fredericka Pompey, known as Tantie Iris by many, will be 100 years old on 20th November 2017.  She will be celebrating her birthday at Hitchin Town Hall, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom on Saturday 18th November 2017 with six of her 8 children (2 deceased), 19 grandchildren, 35 great grandchildren and 10 great, great grandchildren with […]

SUMMARIZING THE GREAT PUBLIC OFFICERS PENSION DEBATE IN GRENADA Part VIII This is the Eighth and final Article in the series on pension rights of public officers in Grenada. In the very first article I asserted that the People’s Revolutionary Government (PRG) never intended to leave public workers stranded with only the basic NIS Pension. […]

TEXTS NOVEMBER 15, 2017 01-HOR MEETING 1-09-17 02-HOR MEETING 8-09-17 03-HOR Order Paper No. 6 of 2017 04-17-11-06 Resolution fo the purposes of section 12 of the Licences Act CAP 172 05-Consumer Protection Bill, 2017 06-Customs (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill, 2017 07-Electricity Supply (Amendment) Bill, 2017 08-Grenada Investment Development Corporation (Amendment) Bill, 2017 09-National Insurance […]

Diabetes, a major contributor to premature death, is estimated to affect 10-15% of the adult population in the Caribbean Region. The disease is a major cause of blindness, kidney failure, heart attack and stroke and responsible for high rates of complications, such as lower limb amputation. The risk factors for Type 2 Diabetes are obesity […]

A teenager has been charged with capital murder in the death of nine year old Ariel Bolah. The 17 year old is expected to appear at the St. George’s Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday 15th November, 2017 to answer to the charge. Bolah, of Frequente, St. George disappeared while on her way home from school on […]

PRESS STATEMENT BY CIBONEY CHAMBERS Ciboney Chambers, Attorneys-at-law for Dr. Francis Alexis, confirm that last Friday, 10 November, they, on his instructions issued a Claim instituting proceedings in the High Court of Grenada against Mr. Cabral Douglas. That Claim, says Mr. Ruggles Ferguson of Ciboney Chambers, complains that Alexis was seriously libeled by materials Douglas […]

Chairman of the World’s Small Island Developing states, Grenada’s Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell, is insisting that Caribbean countries need “urgent access to financing” if they are to achieve Sustainable Development Goals. Prime Minister Mitchell has also echoed concerns that the process for Caribbean countries to get resources such as the Green Climate Fund can […]

HIS EXCELLENCY MR. OLEG FIRER AMBASSADOR EXTRAORDINARY AND PLENIPOTENTIARY OF GRENADA TO THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION On April 6, 2017 Mr. Firer delivered copies of his credentials to Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Sergey Ryabkov and became the first Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Grenada to the Russian Federation. Mr. Firer has over 20 […]

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