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  1. Grenada records 18.88 percent increase in visitor arrivals in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    ST GEORGE'S, Grenada -- Some 18.88% more cruise and stay-over visitors came to Grenada in 2014 than in 2013, revealing an increased interest for travel to the beautiful tri-island state. Cruise is one of five main market niches for Grenada, with three ports of entry for cruise ships.

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  2. Commentary: No Prime Minister Mitchell, not againRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Caribbean News Now!

    By J. K. Roberts After 41 years of Grenada independence, there are glaring evidences that Grenadians are made to be locked into vulnerable oblivions, political patronages, gloried malfeasances and constitutional abuses by the government. Also typical of the sad reality is that the institutions and systems of governance continue to be engulfed by extraneous forces, and national offices are brought into disrepute.

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  3. Commentary: Rural Grenadians must fight against the enemies of Progress ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Hudson George The Grenada government is preparing the national stadium in St George's to host international cricket match between the West Indies and England, so this year 2015 high school sports intercol will be held at Progress Park, St Andrew. And because Progress Park is the venue to host the games, a handful of rural haters in St George parish and some selfish anti government critics are making the issue a big quarrel and confusion.

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  4. Commentary: Towards true Caribbean independence: Renaming our streets and alleysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Gerry Hopkin, JD Every generation in every nation has a few exceptionally talented individuals who go on to exhibit the caring acts and intuitive vision of stalwarts. And as the hand of time would have it, in the generational cohort that gave Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique and the Caribbean Anthony C. George, there is certainly at least one such person.

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  5. Letter: Keith Mitchell an honest politicianRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Caribbean News Now!

    Dear Sir: Many people cast their votes based on specific characteristics they look for in the candidates of their choice, so what should the qualities of characteristics be for a good political leader to possess in Grenada? Some believe credibility is important, a credible political leader is one who gains people's trust and gets voted into power. These traits just happens to be descriptive of the leader of the National Democratic Congress political party, Senator Nazim Burke, honest, with integrity, flexible, compassionate, patient, calm.

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  6. New St Kitts-Nevis PM takes up officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... of St Vincent and the Grenadines, Prime Minster Roosevelt Skerritt of Dominica and Prime Minister Keith Mitchell of Grenada prior to his official swearing in as the third prime minister of St Kitts and Nevis. The new prime minister further assured ...

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  7. Letter: Lessons from St Kitts and Project GrenadaRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... occurred a mere two days before the second anniversary of the victory of the NNP in the last general elections in Grenada. NNP won all the seats and so is in total control of both houses of parliament. Having received an overwhelming mandate from ...

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  8. Commentary: Grenadian children should learn from adults during independence celebration eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Hudson George Based on what I see on the various social media in Grenada as cultural events for our 41st independence celebration, it seems as though the organisers of the celebrations focus too much on small children's participation in the cultural activities. And if Eric Gairy had the power to rise from his grave, he would have called the organisers enemies of progress.

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  9. Arley Gill weighs in on 'Project Grenada'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Arthur Kallick It did not come as a surprise when former Senator Arley Gill wrote an article, which was published in Caribbean News Now , about "Project Grenada". Under the guise of providing advice to Prime Minister Mitchell about the content of his independence address, he waded into the muddied waters in which this idea resides.

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  10. Letter: Grenada's alcoholism cultureRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | Caribbean News Now!

    Dear Sir: The World Health Organization report reveals Grenada as having the highest alcohol consumption per capita in the Caribbean, and that's a serious case for concern. What's happening in Grenada right now is a complete breakdown in society; it's an example of how bad things have gotten in the country.

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  11. Germany contributes EC$4.5 million to Grenada's electricity sector reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Caribbean News Now!

    Patricia Clarke, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Dr Michael Freudenberg, Deputy Head of Mission of the German Embassy in Port-of-Spain with responsibility for Grenada ST GEORGE'S, Grenada -- Dr Michael Freudenberg, deputy head of mission of the German embassy in Port-of-Spain with responsibility for Grenada, made a special visit to Grenada from February 4 to February 9. Aside from participating in various meetings, including the zero-hunger pledging conference and events to celebrate Grenada's 41st anniversary of independence, Freudenberg met with the ministry of foreign affairs to hand over a note verbale by the German ministry of foreign affairs that announced a new and important project in the energy sector.

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  12. Commentary: The reasons why God will not hear Grenadians' independence prayersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... where they were not supposed to, according to the traffic law regulation. According to the news media report from Grenada, the police officer charged the driver and conductor for breaking the law, based on where they picked up the passenger. And if ...

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  13. Collected Department Releases: Grenada's Independence DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | State Department

    On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I congratulate the people of Grenada, Carriacou, and Petite Martinique as you celebrate the 41st anniversary of your independence on February 7. I'll never forget when our two countries were hit by Hurricane Ivan in 2004. I watched with horror as the devastating storm enveloped your capital before descending on Florida.

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  14. Law and Politics: Forty-one years of independence, what now?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Lloyd Noel We in the tri-island state of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique are coming up to 41 years on 7th February since achieving that position of an independent state in the British Commonwealth of Nations. That position was struggled for by the late Eric Gairy and his Grenada United Labour Party in 1973/74; and we were the first of the Windward and Leeward Islands to achieve that status.

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  15. Commentary: Monitoring the progress of our soca bardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... full swing of things. What is occupying a lot of my time is following up on the progress of our soca artistes from Grenada; scanning the news, searching the world wide web, trying to find any bit of information on how they are doing, especially in ...

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  16. American investors eying Grenada's energy sectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    ST GEORGE'S, Grenada -- A group of American investors is visiting Grenada, exploring opportunities in several key sectors including energy. The group includes Wesley Edens, founder and co-chairman of the board of directors of Fortress Investment Group and Robert Agbede, president and CEO of Chester LNG.

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  17. Letter: Lies and the lying Grenadian prime minister who tells themRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    Dear Sir: Grenada's Parliament is full of politicians who aspire to lead their party but few reach the top of the greasy pole and, among those who do, a large proportion come unstuck. A good leader is one who knows the way, goes the way and shows the way, but some do not always do so in a fashion that everyone likes.

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  18. Artistic touch to Grenada's birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | New York Daily News

    Celebrate Grenada's independence anniversary and view the artwork by Solanche Robert, which will be on display at Grenada's UN Mission in Manhattan during February. With some her creative works as inspiration, artist Solanche Robert is helping Grenada celebrate its 41st anniversary of independence in February with an art display at the Grenada Mission to the United Nations in Manhattan.

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  19. Letter: NDC Carriacou chairman resignsRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    Dear Sir: Amid growing frustration Tevin Andrews, chairman of the National Democratic Congress Carriacou constituency throws in the towel. There had been rumours for months that the constituency caretaker, Randolph Fleary, saw the young and energetic hard working, getting things done Andrews as a threat, gaining popularity with his liberal all-inclusive democratic panache reaching out to members of the governing New National Party to join his opposition out of government party, the NDC.

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  20. Interview: Grenada expects to deepen cooperation with China: PMRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    ST. GEORGE'S, Jan. 21 -- Grenada's Prime Minister Keith Mitchell told Xinhua Wednesday that his country expects to deepen its ties with China. Recalling how he initiated the resumption of ties with China ten years ago, Mitchell said he felt a special sense of pride about the decision.

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