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  1. Paying tribute to Calypso RoseRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Trinadad Express

    Though she was barely able to walk because of gout, Calypso Rose was still able to woo her audience, as Brooklyn paid tribute to the Tobago-born singer who "broke the glass ceiling" in the calypso genre. "This woman, sometimes I sit and wonder what got that woman to sing calypso in the 1950s and survive," said popular Grenada-born radio personality Harold Pysadee, one of the masters of ceremonies at the grand tribute in honour of Calypso Rose, 74, renowned as the "Calypso Queen of the World".

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  2. Letter: What manner of man is Peter David?Read the original story

    Thursday | Caribbean News Now!

    ... has been reduced to joining a party they opposed vigorously for the past 17 years on what they term as "Project Grenada". What this project entails is anybody's guess because until now this "Project Grenada " idea has not been properly defined to ...

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  3. Letter: Senators Burke and Roberts - Grenada's personalities of the year 2015Read the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | Caribbean News Now!

    Dear Sir: Senators Nazim Burke and Ray Roberts an opposition and an independent senator in the upper house of parliament in Grenada stand out as two of the most progressive and respectable politicians in Grenada and the Caribbean. These two Grenadian senators stand out as a beacon of hope for the people of Grenada and the wider Caribbean.

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  4. Letter: Grenadians in bondageRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 21 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... called Keith C. Mitchell to inform him that he was going to make a return to political office as prime minister of Grenada, Carriacou and Petit Martinique. Of course he was speechless at first, but he believed. I had told him years ago in 2008 that ...

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  5. Letter: PM Tillman Thomas was right while PM Keith Mitchell is dead wrongRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Caribbean News Now!

    Dear Sir: When the idea about joining the Hugo Chavez controversial ALBA group was first presented to the people of Grenada, former PM Tillman Thomas held the view that the details of the ALBA manifesto must first be fully explained to the Grenadian people. Following that dialogue with the people, a referendum was to be held to determine the way forward on the issue.

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  6. Letter: Keith Mitchell and the voice of Satan in Grenada's parliamentRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Caribbean News Now!

    Dear Sir: Soon after visiting Pope Francis at the Vatican with his mother, wife and adopted son, Prime Minister Keith Mitchell appointed an atheist in the person of Chester Arlington Humphrey president of the senate, Grenada's upper house of parliament. If one is to genuinely believe in the Catholic faith, this appointment flies in the face of what Pope Francis stands for and is a gross insult to the Vatican and its entire hierarchy.

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  7. Grenada PM hails a new chapter of integration through ALBARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... to rising sea levels brought about by global warming. Read the latest news and information here... ST GEORGE'S, Grenada (GIS) -- Grenada's Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell says a new chapter in hemispheric integration has begun with the final two ...

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  8. Letter: A stain upon Keith C. Mitchell's leadershipRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... and what action did he take to correct the problem after it was brought to light. We the majority of the people of Grenada, Carriacou and Petit Martinique post our strong disagreement and disappointment with a major policy of Keith C. Mitchell. Our ... 1 comment

  9. Four weeks bonus this ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Jamaica Observer

    ST GEORGE'S, Grenada - Grenada's leading hotelier Sir Royston Hopkin received lusty applause from a roomful of the island's top businessmen when he announced here last week that he would be paying his employees four weeks bonus this Christmas. The applause grew to a crescendo when Sir Royston further announced that he would be able to pay the hefty bonus because his 60-room luxury Spice Island Beach Resort had increased revenues by 20 per cent year-on-year, thanks to the entry of Sandals Resorts International into the eastern Caribbean island only a year ago.

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  10. 'Butch' Stewart launches third call centre in GrenadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Jamaica Observer

    ST GEORGE'S, Grenada - Gordon 'Butch' Stewart last week launched his third Caribbean call centre - after Jamaica and St Lucia - in this Grenadian capital, promising technological sophistication and high-quality customer service. Stewart also announced that his Sandals Resorts International would be building an 8,000 square-foot conference centre that would serve the entire island, noting that both the call centre - or Sales and Marketing Centre - and the conference centre would bring additional employment to Grenada, following the opening last year of the Sandals LaSource Grenada hotel.

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  11. Grenada PM loses again in civil lawsuit over newspaper liquidationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... about by global warming. Read the latest news and information here... By Caribbean News Now contributor ST GEORGE'S, Grenada -- Attorneys representing Prime Minister Keith Mitchell in a civil appeal before the Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal at ...

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  12. Letter: Jude Bernard is seeking recognition by attacking Dr MitchellRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... and it is high time that they learn to respect the wishes of the majority of our people. It should be noted that Grenada's Dr Mitchell is well-respected regionally and internationally, and has been invited, and has made keynote speeches in most of ...

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  13. Grenada politician required to remove Facebook postRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... about by global warming. Read the latest news and information here... By Caribbean News Now contributor ST GEORGE'S, Grenada -- A politician in Grenada has been required by attorneys acting for former New York consul general Derrick James to remove ...

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  14. Letter: Tillman Thomas deserves to be treated betterRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Caribbean News Now!

    Dear Sir: This much is clear, the removal of Tillman Thomas from the Constitutional Advisory Committee by the hierarchy of the National Democratic Congress political party signals another rift within that organization. At the risk of excessive generalization because there are independent thinkers of this massive political spectrum both inside of Grenada and the Diaspora -- some will tend to see his removal as a direct consequence of his interview with Hamlet Mark after the advisory committee presented its list of 12 recommendations to the government for adoption towards next year's referendum, while others will see it another way investing in the future of the party.

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  15. Commentary: The stench of political opportunism hangs over St George'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Arthur Kallick When Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell addressed the nation last week, his PR handlers sought to give the nation the impression that it would be a speech sin precedent, game changing maybe! The reality is that the occasion was used to sell the nation a menu of changes in his government, some of which the nation is still trying to digest. Arthur Kallick was born in Trinidad and lived in Grenada until he moved to Canada in the late 1980s after completing secondary school.

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  16. PM Mitchell congratulates Smith on his Windies recallRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Stabroek News

    ST.GEORGE'S, Grenada, CMC- Grenada's Prime Minister Dr.Keith Mitchell has congratulated Windward Islands opening batsman Devon Smith on his return to the West Indies team for the tour of South Africa. Smith, who last played test cricket three years ago, was called-up as a replacement for veteran opener Chris Gayle who has been forced out of the side due to injury.

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  17. Letter: Extortion and piracy at SIOBMPA - manager missing in actionRead the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... that will taint the name of our country regionally and internationally, in an era of economic hardship, as the Grenada Tourist Authority is hard at work boosting tourism with the new image -- Pure Grenada. Tourism is our prime money earner putting ...

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  18. Letter: The hope is goneRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 27 | Caribbean News Now!

    Dear Sir: Hope in reality is the worst of all evils because it prolongs the torment of man ~ Friedrich Nietzche In its 2015 Budget presentation the government of Grenada did not even bother to provide hope anymore. They left Hope behind, bypassing Marquis and is now in the middle of Grenville maintaining fiscal discipline, creating jobs, protecting the vulnerable and wondering whether to shoot up Grand E'tang into Willis or simply cut across to Paradise.

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  19. Grenada economy expected to grow, says PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... to rising sea levels brought about by global warming. Read the latest news and information here... ST GEORGE'S, Grenada (GIS) -- The Grenada economy is expected to grow by 2.6 percent this year, higher than the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union ...

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  20. Letter: Grenada desperately needs an 'economic reshuffle'Read the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    Dear Sir: The recent cabinet reshuffle by Prime Minister Keith Mitchell of Grenada was done purely out of political consideration and has absolutely nothing to do with the severe economic crisis facing the tri-island state. Getting rid of his minister of tourism Alexandria Otway Noel and his foreign minister Nicholas Steele is an attempt to consolidate his power and that of his new-found political friends Peter David and Chester Humphrey.

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