‘Money usually follows ideas, not the other way around,’ technology developer tells graduating students

‘Money usually follows ideas, not the other way around,’ technology developer tells graduating students

Grenada-born technology developer Nicholas Braithwaite who earned a degree in chemistry from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario  in 1982, returned to the university last week to receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree. And  for the graduating students of the De Groote School of Business, Braithwaite, he  had a message. ” The world awaits you […]

Mother and daughter ‘giving back’ to help children and seniors in Grenada

Mother and daughter ‘giving back’ to help children and seniors in Grenada

By Lincoln DePradine Shenae Harris and her mother, Marsha Hector, were both born outside of the Caribbean but have grown up with a passionate love for the region. So deep is that love that mother and daughter have embarked on projects to provide assistance to children and the elderly in the Caribbean. Canadian-born Harris spearheaded […]

CDB to help promote growth and reduce poverty

CDB to help promote growth and reduce poverty

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada — The Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) said on Monday that it will renew support for a programme designed to help countries in the region strengthen their human and institutional capacity to design and implement policies which promote growth and reduce poverty. The CDB has since approved one million US dollars towards […]

Grenada offers big summer savings

Grenada offers big summer savings

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada– Explore, relax and experience the best of Caribbean living while enjoying amazing savings in Grenada for the summer. Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique, the three-island destination best known as the Spice Island of the Caribbean has launched its Summer Campaign #NextStopGrenada offering travellers true value for money and the chance to experience […]

Grenadian politician charged in connection with drug bust

Grenadian politician charged in connection with drug bust

ST.GEORGE’S, Grenada – A 34-year-old politician was one of three men jointly charged with conspiracy to import and traffic in cannabis, after a compressed quantity of the illegal drug was found inside a barrel at the Maurice Bishop International Airport last Friday. Basil Williams who contested the March 13th general elections in the St George’s […]

Grenadian Prime Minister brings ‘good news’ about oil and gas

Grenadian  Prime Minister brings ‘good news’ about oil and gas

Keith Mitchell, the recently re-elected  Prime Minister of Grenada,  told a gathering of  Grenadians in Toronto  “the good news” about the deposits of  oil and gas recently discovered in the southern waters off  Grenada.       Addressing a Town Hall  meeting on his recent flying visit to Toronto, Mitchell  reported that  the Russian company, GPG, carried out […]

Mitchell’s NNP wins all15 seats in Grenada elections

Mitchell’s NNP wins all15 seats in Grenada elections

By Lincoln DePradine ST GEORGE’S, Grenada – Grenada’s main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has again failed to win a single seat in general elections in the country. In national polling on Tuesday, Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell’s New National Party (NNP) won all 15 seats in the House of Representatives. The NNP also won […]

Former Consul General of Grenada dies in Toronto at 76

Former Consul General of Grenada dies in Toronto  at 76

Conrad “Terry” Gibbs who served as Grenada’s Consul  General  in Toronto from 2002 to 2006, died at the  Scarborough General hospital on February 27 last. He was 76. After graduating  from Presentation Boy’s College in Grenada, Gibbs went to  St.Lucia where he taught at St. Mary’s College. He later earned a bachelor’s degree from Inter-American […]

Recharge and rejuvenate in the Spice Island of the Caribbean

Recharge and rejuvenate in the Spice Island  of the Caribbean

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada– After the hustle and bustle of a long year, recharge and rejuvenate in Pure Grenada, the Spice Island of the Caribbean. Grenada’s stunning scenery, natural topography, spices and diverse mix of yoga studios and spas make the destination ideal for wellness and rejuvenation retreats and getaways. The natural environment is relaxing and […]

Grenadians to vote on March 13

Grenadians  to vote on March 13

By Lincoln DePradine GEORGE’S, Grenada – Parliament has been dissolved in Grenada ahead of general elections that will be held March 13. For several weeks, Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell had been hinting at unveiling the election date. He finally did so last Sunday at a mass rally here of his ruling New National Party […]

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