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CASINO GAMING ON THE WAY St. George — In tabling the Casino Gaming Bill 2014 at Thursday’s sitting of the House of Representatives, Trade Minister Oliver Joseph reminded detractors of the legislation that casino gambling in Grenada is intended only for visitors.  In response to those who have opposed the move to open up Grenada’s […]

GRENADIANS TO PAY LESS FOR NON-FUEL ELECTRICITY CHARGES IN 2015 St. George — Come January 2015, Grenada Electricity Services’ (GRENLEC) customers will enjoy a reduction in the non-fuel charge on their electricity bills, based on an annual adjustment made by the company.

GRENADA EXPECTING 21.9 MILLION DOLLAR FIRST PAYMENT FROM THE IMF St. George — GRENADA is expecting to receive about 21.9 million US dollars by month’s end as the first disbursement of funds from  the International Monetary Fund under the structural adjustment programme.

SMALL DECLINES IN ENERGY PRICES St. George — Effective, Wednesday, June 18th, 2014, the retail prices of petroleum products (Gasoline, Diesel, Kerosene and LPG {Cooking Gas}) in the State of Grenada will be as follows:

FORWARD EVER: THE KILLING OF A REVOLUTION New York — Forward Ever: The Killing of a Revolution,” a documentary film that examines the rise and implosion of the Maurice Bishop-led People’s Revolutionary Government (1979-1983) of Grenada will have its New York premiere on Friday, June 20 at the Main Auditorium, Medgar Evers College, CUNY, commencing […]

MAY HAVE SOME TOURISTIC VALUE TO THE TOWN OF ST. MARK St. George – Unlike previous visits, to the St. Mark Flood Mitigation Project, this visit was critically important in that it was the last tour of the completed project; before Government signs off and issues the certificate of completion to china Harbour Engineering Company; […]

GRENADA NATIVE WINS CTO STUDENTS COLLOQUIUM CHAMPIONSHIP New York — A native of Grenada, Ms. Karlene Williams, was among the team of four students from Monroe College who won the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s Students Colloquium Championship, held earlier this month as part of Caribbean Week in New York. The competition challenges students to present creative […]

REVERSE OSMOSIS PLANT SOON TO BE A REALITY ON SISTER ISLE Beausejour — The problem caused by a low water supply, especially during the dry season will soon be a thing of the past for residents of the sister isles of Carriacou and Petite Martinique.

RAISING FUNDS TO COMBAT DIABETES AND OBESITY ST. GEORGE — The House of Lords, in the British parliament, will hold its fourth WINDREF dinner on Thursday, May 22.  Hosted by Baroness Howells of St. David, President of WINDREF (Windward Islands Research and Education Foundation), and the dinner will raise funds for the Sport for Health […]

CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN TO CLOSE ITS CARRIACOU BRANCH Reaffirms its commitment to Grenada and the Caribbean St. George — CIBC FirstCaribbean today announced that its branch on Carriacou will close permanently on August 29, 2014.

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