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  1. Grenada PM wants greater utilisation of sporting talent in the CaribbeanRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    By Michael Bascombe ST GEORGE'S, Grenada --- Grenada's Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell wants Caribbean countries to maximise the use of their sporting talents in the furtherance of regional unity. In an interview with GrenadaSports, Mitchell said that there is tremendous potential for the region in the area of sports but countries have been hesitant in capitalising on the opportunities and therefore athletes compete in Europe and other parts of the world where they receive lucrative offers.

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  2. Letter: Hitler's Germany; Mitchell's Grenada: The making of a dictatorRead the original story

    Wednesday | Caribbean News Now!

    Dear Sir: There are some striking similarities in the governance of Hitler's' Germany of 1933 and Mitchell's Grenada in 2014 Both leaders rose to political power at a time when their respective countries were facing serious economic and political challenges. Hitler became Chancellor of Germany during the period of the Great Depression.

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  3. Authorities alarmed by ChikV spread in smaller islandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Trinidad Guardian

    Even as local authorities ramp up clean-up operations to try and stem the spread of the chikungunya virus, health authorities in Grenada are alarmed by its rampant spread in the smaller islands. In an article in the weekly newspaper the Grenada Informer, health officials expressed concern that of the 7,500 population of the islands of Carriacou and Petite Martinique, more than 65 per cent of residents had contracted the virus.

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  4. Letter: The extent of incest and childhood sexual abuse in Grenada is ...Read the original story

    Thursday Sep 11 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... are exploiting our teenagers and their mothers because their economic situation is so desperate in every corner of Grenada, especially in River Sale. Let me take a minute to congratulate the police officers of River Sale for putting that old green ...

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  5. Letter: No one party state, no joint leadership, no referendumRead the original story

    Friday Sep 5 | Caribbean News Now!

    Dear Sir: For 13 consecutive years Keith Mitchell and the NNP ruled Grenada and kept the issue of constitutional reform on the backburner. The social, political and economic situation in the early part of his rule from 1995 to 2003 was ideal for promoting constitutional reforms.

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  6. United States and Grenada Sign Memorandum of Understanding on Energy SecurityRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 3 | Holtville Tribune

    As part of the Caribbean Energy Security Initiative, Acting Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs Amos Hochstein and Grenadian Ambassador to the United States E. Angus Friday signed on August 27 in Washington, D.C., a Memorandum of Understanding to promote a cleaner and more secure energy future in the Caribbean. The United States will work with Grenada on a pilot program that seeks to develop and apply a visionary approach to improving its energy sector, which includes integrating policy and regulatory reforms, and encouraging private sector investment in environmentally responsible and economically sustainable technologies.

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  7. Collected Department Releases: United States and Grenada Sign...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | State Department

    ... Understanding to promote a cleaner and more secure energy future in the Caribbean. The United States will work with Grenada on a pilot program that seeks to develop and apply a visionary approach to improving its energy sector, which includes ...

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  8. 'Follow Grenada' campaign targets university studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | Caribbean News Now!

    ST GEORGE'S, Grenada -- The Grenada Tourism Authority has launched its Follow Grenada campaign, an innovative marketing strategy targeting students of the St George's University , their families and friends.

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  9. US selects Grenada as pilot for energy initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... here... APIA, Samoa (GIS) -- A memorandum of understanding (MOU) has been signed between the United States and Grenada to support Grenada's efforts to transition towards renewable energy, while reducing reliance on imported fossil fuels. This was ...

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  10. IMF: Grenada still facing - significant challenges'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | Trinidad Guardian

    An International Monetary Fund delegation on August 27 ended a ten-day visit to Grenada warning that the local economy continues to face significant challenges from high unemployment, a large debt overhang, and balance sheets weakened by impaired loans.

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  11. Commentary: Should all police officers carry a gun?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 31 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Neals Chitan For the past few weeks the lenses of international media houses have been trained on Ferguson, Missouri, where Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old African American teenager whose dream of becoming an air conditioning and heating engineer was instantly shattered by the fatal impact of six bullets from the gun of Darren Wilson, a ... (more)

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  12. Bangladesh shot out for 77, West Windies win seriesRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | Nerve News

    St.George's (Grenada), Aug 23 (IANS/CMC) Spinner Sunil Narine triggered an avalanche of batsmen as Bangladesh crashed to a 177-run defeat allowing West Indies to take 2-0 lead in their three-match One Day International (ODI) series here at the ...

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  13. Letter: Senator Nazim Burke hits a home runRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... He has demonstrated that he is not afraid of standing up to the mischievous and sinister political goliaths in Grenada on the issue of constitutional reform. In a televised national address Nazim Burke articulated the position of the NDC so that any ...

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  14. Commentary: Calling Grenada to pray: Dollars and euros to reduce climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... in the Caribbean and in the US. He also specializes in anti money laundering compliance. Dr Dessima Williams was Grenada's former ambassador to Washington for the People's Revolutionary Government (1979-83) and the NDC government (2008-20013). ...

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  15. Letter: February 10, 2015 - Grenada's D-DayRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... restored the French Republic by military action. Keith Mitchell and his NNP administration are attempting to make Grenada a republic through popular vote. Sixty-seven percent of all the total votes cast is required to change the island's ...

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  16. St Lucia PM clarifies term limits reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... or not," Anthony said. Constitutional reform is the new buzz in the Caribbean. At least three regional governments, Grenada, Saint Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago, have started this process to make amendments to their respective constitutions. Another ...

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  17. Commentary: Grenada Constitutional Reform: Date set... butRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    By J. K. Roberts February 10, 2015, has been set as the date for the holding of the first national referendum in Grenada, to reform the country's 1974 independence constitution.

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  18. Letter: Nazim Burke, NDC and constitutional reformRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    Dear Sir: February 10, 2015, is the date set by the NNP administration of Keith Mitchell for the referendum on Grenada's constitutional reform.

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  19. Turkey to support several projects in GrenadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    ST GEORGE'S, Grenada -- Prime minister of Grenada, Dr Keith Mitchell, in receiving the ambassador of Turkey to the Caribbean early on Wednesday, was given some welcome news of aid packages for Grenada.

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  20. Asher Mains' "Re/Vision" Solo exhibition at Art and ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2014 | Bajan Reporter

    ... inspiration from the vibrant colors of his landscape and the culture rich with spirit and movement. Mains grew up in Grenada, West Indies and as the son of prolific painter Susan Mains , he had art all around him. His work is heavily portrait based ...

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