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 […]

Grenada honey is the bee’s knees

LONDON, England – At the 84th National Honey Show here, the highly coveted Medal of Ukraine, awarded to the best honey in the world outside of the British Isles, was won this year by Eden Apiaries, a boutique organic apiary from the Caribbean island of Grenada. The winning beekeepers are environmental scientist Dr. Valma Jessamy […]

Curacao to boost Cuba links

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao – The participation of Curacao, for the first time, in the Havana International Fair (FIHAV) 2015 will be a bright opportunity to strengthen links with Cuba, said Curacao Minister of Economy Stanley Palm. Shortly before leaving for Havana with a business delegation to show goods and services from Curacao at FIHAV, Palm referred […]

Grenada: Uniting Our People

Grenada: Uniting Our People

By Gerald V. Paul. It was a gala night to remember as Grenadians and friends huddle from the cold celebrating 40th Anniversary of Independence of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique at the elegant Spirale Banquet Hall, last Saturday. Among the greetings? Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell, “We pray that all commemorative activities at home and […]