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18th August 2022

  

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PETERS WILL NOT COMPETE ON AUGUST 26TH

Grenada’s Javelin Champion Anderson Peters will not be competing in his next Diamond LeagueCompetition. That’s according to the athlete coach Paul Phillip....

DIRECT SKILLS TRAINING 2022

Young men involved in the MPOWER Program on Monday embarked on a new aspect of their training. This phase of training follows a meeting with ministry of youth officials last...

ST DAVID MORE FIRE VICTIMS

On the other side of the island in the parish of St David, two brothers are in distress, as both their houses were also completely destroyed by fire on Monday night....

ST MARK SIX FAMILIES AFFECTED BY FIRE

Six families in the parish of St. Mark were devastated last night, to see their homes being engulfed by fire. Three of the houses were completely destroyed while the remaining...
ST DAVID MORE FIRE VICTIMS

ST DAVID MORE FIRE VICTIMS

On the other side of the island in the parish of St David, two brothers are in distress, as both their houses were also completely destroyed by fire on Monday night. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=akOlpnqIlgE  

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ST MARK SIX FAMILIES AFFECTED BY FIRE

ST MARK SIX FAMILIES AFFECTED BY FIRE

Six families in the parish of St. Mark were devastated last night, to see their homes being engulfed by fire. Three of the houses were completely destroyed while the remaining there were partially damaged. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUAWJjfm3bg

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DIRECT SKILLS TRAINING 2022

Young men involved in the MPOWER Program on Monday embarked on a new aspect of their training. This phase of training follows a meeting with ministry of youth officials last Friday at the Grenada Trade Centre https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7cTcc35kCHA

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NO SIGN OF A CIVIL SUIT YET

NO SIGN OF A CIVIL SUIT YET

The corporate lawyer for the Harbor Master vessel, Delon Charles, says they are yet to receive any legal document for seizure of the boat from legal representative of the Peters family. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vVlzmVziiEI

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Sports

PETERS WILL NOT COMPETE ON AUGUST 26TH

PETERS WILL NOT COMPETE ON AUGUST 26TH

Grenada’s Javelin Champion Anderson Peters will not be competing in his next Diamond LeagueCompetition. That’s according to the athlete coach Paul Phillip. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bsvEwa_4fGQ

GRENADIAN ATHLETES SHINE

GRENADIAN ATHLETES SHINE

Grenadians are in celebratory mood following Grenada’s stellar performance in the IAAF, world athletics championships. Kirani James’ won silver in the men’s 400m, Anderson Peters’ a gold in the men’s Javelin and Lindon victor’s earned fifth place in the decathlon....

SUBSTANDARD ACCOMMODATIONS

SUBSTANDARD ACCOMMODATIONS

Controversy has slammed the organizers of the Eastern Caribbean Volleyball Association Championship as participating national teams encounter substandard living accommodations in Antigua. The Grenada National Senior men’s volleyball team is amongst those affected....

CARRIACOU REGATTA IS BACK

CARRIACOU REGATTA IS BACK

After two years, the regatta festival in Carriacou is back as organizers are encouraging sailors to get ready for July 2022 as this year’s festival will be one to remember. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KbQ157o5h7o

Tourism

Royal Visit Cancelled

Royal Visit Cancelled

A royal visit to Grenada is no more, at least for now as news of a cancellation broke on Thursday morning. This is as prince Edward and Sophie Wessex cancel part of the Caribbean royal tour with Grenada being removed from the itinerary.

GRENADA ON PRIME TIME

Grenada will be featured for the first time on prime time TV as part of a popular vacation series with Jane McDonald.

SANDALS WEDDING WORKSHOP

SANDALS WEDDING WORKSHOP

Sandals La Source Grenada is making moves to attract more visitors to the island who are seeking the perfect wedding destination in the Caribbean.

SUMMER SEASON PROJECTIONS

SUMMER SEASON PROJECTIONS

Taking full advantage of the marketing potential of hosting the third test match between West Indies, the prospects for the summer tourism season remain hopeful for tourism officials. However, one of the top tourism officials recently told the media that it is...

Business

SVG AIR BETTER FOR BUSINESS

SVG AIR BETTER FOR BUSINESS

The arrival of SVG Air not only brings a new mode of transportation for people traversing between Grenada and Carriacou but additional revenue for the state of Grenada. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtJkktwWZxg  

GRENLEC WARNS OF PRICE INCREASE

GRENLEC WARNS OF PRICE INCREASE

GRENLEC customers are being encouraged to practice energy-saving methods as the increase in fuel prices continue to affect the cost of energy in Grenada. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GwH1DiGiHoo

TEMPORARY  FESTIVAL CONNECTIONS

TEMPORARY FESTIVAL CONNECTIONS

GRENLEC is calling on customers needing temporary electricity connections for the carnival festival, to apply for the service before time run out. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0f6QH2TGIMA

TRANSPARENCY IN PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

TRANSPARENCY IN PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

The planning and development authority board, which is responsible for reviewing and approving plans for the development of lands and housing, has come under immediate scrutiny by the NDC administration. A notable backlog within the planning and development authority...

Agriculture

2022 PLANT DISTRIBUTION

2022 PLANT DISTRIBUTION

The 2022 plant distribution season is now open and plants both locally and imported are available for purchase. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K9O4f67uojM

AGRICULTURE MINISTER FIELD VISIT

AGRICULTURE MINISTER FIELD VISIT

The first leg of meet, greet, and assessments by Agriculture Minister Adrian Thomas, kicked off on Wednesday in the parish of St. David with visits to the La Sagesse farm, Ashenden Propagation Station, and Laura’s goat facility....

PLANS FOR FISHERIES DIVISION

PLANS FOR FISHERIES DIVISION

Renewed vision and increased investment, training, improved marketing and storage facilities and introduction of modern technology are some of the strategies that will be used to ensure the fisheries sector grows. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8aPqICDdFF0

MNIB FACING SHUTDOWN

MNIB FACING SHUTDOWN

There are some boards that require major urgent attention; the Marketing and National Importing Board is one, the planning and development authority is another”. That was the statement which piqued the interest of GBN during the weekly post cabinet briefing. A...

Politics

RETROACTIVE PENSION GUARANTEED

RETROACTIVE PENSION GUARANTEED

The newly elected NDC government continues its process towards the retroactive pension payment of 60 million dollars to public servants by November of this year. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bw7KwqDUJkc

OPPOSITION SENATORS SWORN IN

OPPOSITION SENATORS SWORN IN

The New National Party Opposition Senators received their credentials from Governor General Dame Cecile La Grenade on Thursday, but one less than originally planned as the former legal affairs minister and minister for Carriacou and Petite Martinique declined the...

OPPOSITION MEETS MEDIA

OPPOSITION MEETS MEDIA

Opposition leader Dr. Keith Mitchell says his position on docking protesting teachers' salaries remains unchanged even as this payment will soon be reversed. Dr. Mitchell sat down with the local media on Monday. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JqC56ViN3w8

NEW GOVERNMENT

NEW GOVERNMENT

A New cabinet of ministers were sworn into office on Thursday, before a audience of Grenadians gathered at the Krani James Athletic Stadium. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NMLCRVFysGE  

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