Grenadian investor taking advantage of CBI program

Grenadian investor taking  advantage of  CBI program

GEORGE’S, Grenada – The Grenada government has welcomed a move by a local entrepreneur to invest an estimated EC$20 million (One EC dollar=US$0.37 cents) in a hotel utilising the country’s Citizenship by Investment Program(CBI), “Projects like that benefits so many,” Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell said at the sod turning ceremony. Grenada, like several other […]

Ajamu delights crowds at Grenada Day festival in Toronto

Ajamu delights crowds at Grenada Day festival in Toronto

By Lincoln DePradine Ajamu, Grenada’s most decorated calypsonian who has won more monarch titles than any other Grenadian performer, returned to Toronto last Saturday to thank people here for their assistance after he fell ill in the city during a visit a year ago. The nine-time Calypso Monarch, whose real name is Edson Mitchell, was […]

Who will reform CARICOM?

Who will reform CARICOM?

By David Jessop There is a pervasive view within and beyond the Caribbean that the regional integration process is foundering, and that progress is being held back by an absence of political compromise combined with bureaucratic failings. The outcome of the recently held CARICOM Heads of Government meeting in Grenada did nothing to dispel such […]

Muhtadi Drumming Festival at Woodbine Park on the weekend

Muhtadi Drumming Festival  at Woodbine Park on the weekend

The 18th edition of Muhtadi International Drumming Festival (MIDF) will be held at Woodbine Park in Toronto on the weekend. The two-day festival  (June 3-4) is multicultural extravaganza that showcases 30 plus performers/groups playing an eclectic array of drums, music and dance from many nations. One of the themes of this year’s festival  is “Canada […]

Grenadians in Canada can now pay for their passports in Canadian dollars

Grenadians in Canada can now pay for their passports  in Canadian dollars

By Lincoln Depradine Grenadians living in Canada no longer are required to purchase American currency to obtain a passport at the Toronto-based Consulate General, which is headed by Derrick James. James made the announcement at a  recent town hall meeting in Toronto. Previously, Grenadians were required to pay US$125 for a new passport and US$250 […]

Augustine-Kanu new ambassador to Belgium

Augustine-Kanu new ambassador to Belgium

Former honourary consul general C.J. Agustine-Kanu has been appointed ambassador to Belgium where she will open a new Grenada embassy in Brussels. Recently, she officially welcomed new Consul General Derrick James who was formally introduced by Grenada’s Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell when he was in Toronto. “It’s been the most amazing experience working for […]

Family of missing Canadian appeals for help

Family of missing Canadian appeals for help

The family of Canadian Linnea Veinotte, missing in Grenada since Sunday, is appealing for more help from Canada. Grenada Police believe Veinotte, 36, a New Brunswick mother of two boys age five and six, who went out for a run with her dog Nico on Sunday morning, may have been the victim of a hit […]