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  1. CARICOM science delegation to visit CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    ... will keep Caribbean News Now fully independent. Please chip in to help support our work this year. ST GEORGE'S, Grenada (GIS) -- A Caribbean Community (CARICOM) science delegation is to visit Cuba in an effort to strengthen technology links between ...

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  2. Commentary: A dark cloud hangs over Grenada's electricity reform processRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Arthur Kallick In 1994, the government of Grenada signed an agreement with WRB, a little known American company to which majority shares in GRENLEC was divested. The agreement was a very much one sided affair that not only transferred controlling interest to WRB but also provided " self regulatory" powers to the company.

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  3. Open Letter: Response to victimization at SIOBMPARead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... in 2012, Mr Prince was arrested a second time for being in possession of a controlled substance (drugs) by the Royal Grenada Police Force. Mr Rennie, do you know that the police have refused to work with the SIOBMPA because of Mr Prince, who has ...

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  4. Letter: Grenadian women and family valuesRead the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... more people, people like you, in being part of the solutions to the grave problems our women and girls face in Grenada. Most of all, this letter carries a consistent message: The Grenadian family is falling apart, and we must each of us do what we ...

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  5. Open Letter: Victimization at Sandy Island Oyster Bed Marine Protected AreaRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 15 | Caribbean News Now!

    Attn: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Carriacou and Petite Martinique Affairs, Hon. Elvin Nimrod Grenadians, whose tax dollars pay the salary of wardens at Sandy Island Oyster Bed Marine Protected Area , should be outraged over the squandering of public funds; transferring the most highly trained and experienced warden, Mr Brian Prince no warning or reason given to the agricultural farm at Limlair, Carriacou, on March 2, 2015, two working days after his return from an intensive ten-day MPA managing training workshop in Grenada approved both by the permanent secretary Mrs Bernadette Sylvester and Mr Davon Baker, ostensibly the manager of SIOBMPA .

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  6. Letter: Lies, tricks and misdeeds are what the Mitchell NNP government is aboutRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... as "shining jewels of colossal ignorance". These are the dim bulbs running this great country of ours. Politics in Grenada was once about beliefs, society, our seniors and children, youth welfare, helping the less fortunate. Today it's a worship of ...

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  7. Commentary: Jolly Boys: Authentic Grenadian musiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Arley Gill The Jolly Boys is a unique musical band in the cultural history of Grenada. They can be seen performing for tourists, at "Happy Hour'' in funerals and at other social gatherings.

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  8. India issue tops WICB agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | The Gleaner

    Head of the West Indies Cricket Board , Dave Cameron, is keeping his cards close to his chest as it relates to how they intend to approach India over a US$42 million damage claim resulting from last October's abandoned tour. At Saturday's post WICB annual general meeting press conference at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel, Cameron refused to elaborate on what the next possible steps will be, pointing instead to a meeting he plans to have with Grenadian Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell next week.

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  9. Cameron remains WICB bossRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 7 | The Gleaner

    ... his immediate task is to look at the "continued governance challenges". A meeting has already been scheduled with Grenada's Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell, the chairman of CARICOM's sub-committee on cricket. "I am scheduled to go and meet with ...

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  10. Cameron Still BossRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 7 | Trinadad Express

    ... and had already scheduled a meeting with chairman of Caricom's Prime Ministerial sub-committee on cricket, Grenada's Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell, to discuss such issues. "I am scheduled to visit with Prime Minister Mitchell next week and we're ...

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

    Thursday Mar 5 | 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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  12. Commentary: No Prime Minister Mitchell, not againRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. New St Kitts-Nevis PM takes up officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | 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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  17. Letter: Lessons from St Kitts and Project GrenadaRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | 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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  18. Commentary: Grenadian children should learn from adults during independence celebration eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | 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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  19. Arley Gill weighs in on 'Project Grenada'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | 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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  20. Letter: Grenada's alcoholism cultureRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 | 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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