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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.


THE MURDER OF DANA SEETAHAL, SENIOR COUNSEL The Grenada Bar Association (GBA) condemns, in the strongest possible terms, the brutal and senseless killing of Dana Seetahal, SC – a highly and widely respected senior attorney, former President of the Law Association of Trinidad & Tobago, former independent Senator, veteran newspaper columnist, well-respected lecturer and tutor, […]


UPDATE ON NEWLY FORMED GRENADA TOURISM AUTHORITYCarnival Cruise Lines to return to Grenada in 2015Sheldon Keens Douglas to head up Marketing for GTANew branding for Grenada’s tourism industryGrant appointed as CEO of Grenada Tourism Authority18 staff members from the GBT have been retainedGTA will have about thirty employeesUS$5 levy on overnight visitors no longer on […]

ADJUSTMENT TO PETROLEUM PRICES FOR NOVEMBER 2013 ST. GEORGE — Effective, Monday 18th November, 2013, the retail prices of petroleum products (Gasoline, Diesel, Kerosene and LPG {Cooking Gas}) in the State of Grenada will be as follows:

‘CARIBBEAN WIVES’ A POSSIBLE TV REALITY New York — If at least one Caribbean wife has her way, a television series billed “Caribbean Wives of South Florida” will make its way into the homes of millions of Americans sooner than viewers can say “irie or yeh mon.”

STORMY CROSSING In 1941, the depths of the Second World War, 19-year old Darwin Samuel, my father, left the safe shores of Grenada on a troop ship, bound for Britain. He nearly never got there. In November 1941, a British troopship sailed into beautiful St. George’s Harbour in Grenada. As usual with any visiting British […]

GOOD NEWS FOR GRENADIANS AT HOME AND ABROAD ALISTER HUGHES — Grenadian, journalist, beloved citizen and democrat was writing till his death in 2005. Born in 1919, he understood, early in his life, the issues of identity, class, colour. He realised that he was born into the ‘coloured/brown’ class which was used by the Colonial […]

ALUMNI ASSOCIATION BEING FORMED IN GRENADA St. George — On Thursday 31st October 2013, past awardees of the British Chevening Scholarship in Grenada met at the Flamboyant Hotel as a first step in the creation of an official Grenada British Chevening Alumni Association.

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