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  1. West Indies board meet for crisis talks after legal threat from IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    ... the WICB argue the new arrangement allows for more cricketers across the Caribbean to be given central contracts. Grenada's Prime Minister Keith Mitchell yesterday publicly offered his services as a mediator. "Clearly there are going to be a lot of ...


  2. West Indies board meet for crisis talks after India legal threatRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago |

    ... new arrangement allows for more cricketers across the Caribbean to be given central contracts. 'MANIPULATE PLAYERS' Grenada's Prime Minister Keith Mitchell on Tuesday publicly offered his services as a mediator. "Clearly there are going to be a lot ...


  3. Grenada PM willing to act as mediator between WICB, playersRead the original story

    23 hrs ago |

    Grenada Prime Minister Keith Mitchell has said he is prepared to act as a mediator in the ongoing pay dispute between the cricketers, West Indies Players Association and West Indies Cricket Board that led to abandoning of the India tour by the team last week. Mitchell's comments came even as the WICB directors prepared to meet here Tuesday in an emergency meeting to assess the fall-out from the players' unprecedented move, especially after the Board of Control for Cricket in India Tuesday decided to suspend all bilateral tours and initiate legal action against the Caribbean board, reports CMC.


  4. Letter: Grenadians suffering from 'lazygunya'Read the original story

    Yesterday | Caribbean News Now!

    Dear Sir: Terry Forrester, public relations officer of the New National Party and chairman of the National Water and Sewage Authority has disrespected the hardworking people of Grenada when he said that they are suffering from 'lazygunya'. His comments were made as a result of the thousands of Grenadians who fell ill to the mosquito-borne disease chikungunya, as the disease ravaged the island.


  5. Grenada PM prepared to mediate in cricket crisisRead the original story

    Monday | Stabroek News

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC - Grenada's Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell says he is prepared to act as a mediator in the ongoing pay dispute between West Indies players and their representative, the West Indies Players Association that led the one-day team to abandon their tour of India last week. His comments come as West Indies Cricket Board directors prepare to meet here Tuesday in an emergency meeting, to assess the fall-out from the players' unprecedented move.


  6. Grenada claims decline in chikungunya casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... about by global warming. Read the latest news and information here... By Caribbean News Now contributor ST GEORGE'S, Grenada -- At a time when other Caribbean countries are reporting increases, according to a statement this week by the ministry of ...


  7. Letter: Grenadians slam government response to the chikungunya virus outbreakRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Caribbean News Now!

    Dear Sir: Grenada's minister of health, Clarice Corwin Modeste, and her government are facing criticism from the Grenadian public for her mismanagement of the spread of the chikungunya infection. Hundreds of citizens are displaying full blown illnesses, and have chided the Keith Mitchell NNP government on its handling of the illness.


  8. Touring the sweet smells of the Caribbean islandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Washington Post

    For many people, the fragrance is redolent of grandma's kitchen during holiday cookie season, or of potpourri. For me, the blend of nutmeg, cinnamon, mace and cocoa smells of Grenada.


  9. Earn your relaxation: Volunteer on a beach vacationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | USA Today

    ... one of the Sandals Foundation 's participating adopted schools in Saint Lucia, Antigua, the Bahamas, Turks & Caicos, Grenada, Barbados, or Jamaica. They'll sit down with small groups of local children to improve their reading skills. Cost is ...


  10. Commentary: Grenada Constitutional Reform: In jeopardyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Caribbean News Now!

    By J. K. Roberts Chairman of the Constitution Reform Advisory Committee, Dr Francis Alexis QC, gave notice that a national consultation will be held on 15th October 2014 on the way forward towards the referendum for constitutional reform in Grenada. This awkward decision may have been arrived at due to the tremendous complaints, criticisms and concerns by the people on the 'work and operation' of the Advisory Committee.


  11. Grenada focuses on increasing visitors to Carriacou and Petite MartiniqueRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Caribbean News Now!

    ST GEORGE'S, Grenada -- The Grenada Tourism Authority recently sent a survey team to Carriacou and Petite Martinique headed by CEO Rudy Grant in anticipation of the launch of the Staycation Promotion. The promotion encourages Grenadians to travel to Carriacou and Petite Martinique.


  12. Love at first sightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... jacks, trumpetfish and other iridescent, colourful beauties. But SVG -- a chain of islands between St. Lucia and Grenada -- is more than idyllic picture-postcard moments, although there are plenty of those. There are 32 Grenadine islands -- only ...


  13. Letter: Keith C. Mitchell's desire over his ministers is to startle and to provokeRead the original story

    Monday Sep 29 | Caribbean News Now!

    Dear Sir: It is high time that the Mitchell NNP government party should openly acknowledge in the face of Grenada, Carriacou and Petit Martinique, and the whole world, publish their views, their aims, their tendencies and meet the nursery tale of the spectre of communism with a manifesto of the party itself once and for all. Keith Mitchell is a communist dictator and oppressor.


  14. Letter: Is Hamlet Mark the Joseph Goebbels of Grenada?Read the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... party. Their aim is to silence anybody who doesn't share their political views and to create a one party state in Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique. Grenadians should be aware of the political motives of this gang, who has found solace in the ...


  15. Letter: Grenadians, let's redirect our path as a people back to the topRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Caribbean News Now!

    Dear Sir: When Grenada's NNP political leaders lie, cheat and steal, when public offices become common public curse, especially in terms of corruption, when public funds go to private pockets of family members of the prime minister, then we the people of Grenada, Carriacou and Petit Martinique begin to realize, that corruption is the gravest threat to Grenada's democracy and society today. As Grenadians we must stop the corruption within the Mitchell NNP government and our country.


  16. Commentary; Law and Politics: Thirty years of NNP - what next?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... The changes they have in mind, in my humble opinion, are not in the best interest of our people and the state of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique -- a president for life with executive authority can have all sorts of problems down the road, ...


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

    Sep 19, 2014 | 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.


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

    Sep 17, 2014 | 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.


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

    Sep 16, 2014 | 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.


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

    Sep 11, 2014 | 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 ...