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St Gabriel’s students donate to The Bahamas

07 November 2019

A little pocket money can go a long way! That’s just one of the lessons learnt by the students of St Gabriel’s School who recently made a donation towards The Bahamas Hurricane Dorian relief effort, with assistance from Republic Bank. Read More

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Grenada signs health agreement with U.S. company

07 November 2019

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada – The Government of Grenada on Wednesday announced that it will be paying a firm based in the United States, between US$800 000 and US$1.5 million to complete the process for implementation of the National Health Insurance (NHI) programme. Read More

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Poor implementation retarding regional growth

06 November 2019

Poor rates of implementation and week implementation strategy are hampering growth in the region, says president of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Dr Warren Smith. Read More

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Visitors to the Caribbean increase

06 November 2019

LONDON – Tourist arrivals to the Caribbean increased by a solid 9.7 per cent during the first half of 2019 compared to the same period last year, the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) said today. Read More

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The environment is our greatest asset

06 November 2019

Even though our societies are facing economic crises and continuous social problems, the environment should be seen as our most important asset because Earth is the only home that humans have, and it provides air, food and other needs. Read More

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Dominica election on December 6

05 November 2019

ROSEAU, Dominica – Dominicans go to the polls on December 6 to elect a new government after Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit Tuesday night announced that he had advised President Charles Savarin to dissolve the Parliament on Wednesday in preparation for the poll that... Read More

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British firm affected election outcome says Grenada Opposition Leader

05 November 2019

St GEORGE’S, Grenada – The newly elected leader of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Franka Bernardine, believes that the former political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica assisted the ruling New National Party (NNP) in their victory in the... Read More

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Regional Environment Ministers meeting in Barbados

05 November 2019

Barbados will host the Intersessional Forum for Ministers of Environment from Latin America and the Caribbean today and tomorrow. Read More

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Union leader picked to contest Bermuda by-election

03 November 2019

HAMILTON, Bermuda – The ruling Progressive Labour Party (PLP) has named union leader and senator Jason Hayward to contest a by-election in Pembroke Central on November 21 following the sudden death of government backbencher Walton Brown. Read More

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MNIB inquiry put on pause

02 November 2019

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada – Almost one month after announcing that it had entered the inquiry stage of its investigations into financial wrongdoings at the Marketing and National Importing Board (MNIB), the Integrity Commission has been ordered to halt until the Court of... Read More

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Grenada seeking extradition of two people wanted for robbing credit union

31 October 2019

ST GEORGE’S – Grenada is seeking the extradition of two St Vincent and the Grenadines nationals accused of staging a robbery at the Grenada Union of Teachers Credit Union in Carriacou earlier this month. Read More

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Bahamas to ban sweetened drinks from schools and healthcare facilities

31 October 2019

NASSAU – Health Minister Dr Duane Sands has announced that effective December 1, all sugary drinks will be banned from government healthcare facilities and public schools. Read More

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Company targeting December for first oil from Guyana

30 October 2019

GEORGETOWN – The United States-based Hess Corporation Wednesday said it is now targeting December for first oil from the Liza-1 development in Guyana. Read More

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St Vincent Speaker quits ruling party

30 October 2019

KINGSTOWN – The Speaker of the House of Assembly, Jomo Thomas, Tuesday announced that he was quitting the ruling Unity Labour Party (ULP) of Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves and would leave his post as Speaker early into the new year. Read More

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Official death toll from Hurricane Dorian rises

29 October 2019

NASSAU – Two months after Hurricane Dorian swept through The Bahamas, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has put the official death toll at 67. Read More

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Former party leader running as independent

29 October 2019

BRADES, Montserrat – Insisting that “my mission is not over,” Premier Donaldson Romeo has announced that he would be contesting the general elections as an independent candidate. Read More

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PM to hold town hall meeting on CSME

29 October 2019

“What is in it for me?” Barbadians and other persons in the region will get the opportunity to have this question answered, at a special town hall meeting next week, on the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). Read More

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Man rescues baby from toilet pit

28 October 2019

KINGSTON – Residents in Cox Piece in deep rural St Mary have dubbed as ‘Moses’ the day-old baby retrieved from a pit latrine in the community on Thursday morning, likening him to the iconic biblical figure who was saved and catapulted to greatness. Read More

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GRENADA REMEMBERED: Seven free

27 October 2019

THE FINAL CHAPTER of the saga surrounding the death of former Grenada prime minister Maurice Bishop was written yesterday. Read More

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CARICOM congratulates St Vincent and the Grenadines on 40 years of independence

27 October 2019

KINGSTOWN – Secretary General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, has congratulated St Vincent and the Grenadines on its 40th anniversary of political Independence from Great Britain. Read More

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GRENADA REMEMBERED: G-Day

27 October 2019

ST. GEORGE'S GRENADA was at 3:30 p.m. today still the scene of fighting as the combined American and Caribbean forces struggled to wipe out the last pockets of resistance to the invasion of that country. Read More

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