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March poll

March poll

On the 39th anniversary of the Grenada revolution in which prime minister Maurice Bishop and his People’s Revolutionary Army seized power from Sir Eric Gairy, the country is set to elect a new government. Prime minister Dr Keith Mitchell, confident that his New National Party (NNP), which controlled all 15 seats in the parliament, and […]

GRENADA – Grenadians to vote for a new government on March 13

GRENADA – Grenadians to vote for a new government on March 13

Grenada’s prime minister Dr Keith Mitchell Sunday night announced that he will ask the Governor General to dissolve Parliament on Monday, January 29, paving the way for a general election on Tuesday, March 13. Addressing party supporters at a rally in the capital, St George’s,  Mitchell said Nomination Day will be on Tuesday, February 20. […]

GRENADA – Roman Catholic Bishop hospitalised after collapsing during church service

GRENADA – Roman Catholic Bishop hospitalised after collapsing during church service

The recently appointed Roman Catholic Bishop of Grenada, Clive Harvey was hospitalised after collapsing while conducting service at the Cathedral of Immaculate Conception on Thursday. Catholic Media Service confirmed that Bishop Harvey, who became the second Trinidad and Tobago national to be ordained as the Roman Catholic Bishop of Grenada, succeeding Grenadian, Bishop Vincent Darius, […]

GRENADA – 5.7 magnitude earthquake rattles Eastern Caribbean countries

GRENADA – 5.7 magnitude earthquake rattles Eastern Caribbean countries

A magnitude 5.7 earthquake rattled Grenada and St Vincent and the Grenadines on Sunday. The quake, which occurred at 11 a.m. (local time), was located at Latitude: 11.69N, Longitude: 61.08W and at a Depth of 10 km. The Seismic Research Centre at the St Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies listed nearby […]

Media association issues statement on the passing of Rollin Williams

Media association issues statement on the passing of Rollin Williams

The Media Association of Grenada (MWAG) today reacted to the passing of 45-year-old Grenadian photographer and video editor Rollin Williams. “The Executive and members of . . . MWAG are saddened [by] the news of the death of Grenadian media worker Rollin Williams in Barbados,” MWAG said in a statement. Williams died here on Thursday morning […]

GRENADA – Trinidad-born priest ordained as new Bishop

GRENADA – Trinidad-born priest ordained as new Bishop

Father Clyde Harvey on Saturday became the second Trinidad and Tobago national to be ordained as the Roman Catholic Bishop of Grenada, succeeding Grenadian Bishop Vincent Darius, who died 15 months earlier. In a four-hour ceremony held at Spice Basket, a cultural centre on the outskirt of the capital, and attended by a large number […]

Grenada willing to subsidize LIAT

Grenada has reiterated its willingness to subsidize the cash-strapped regional carrier, LIAT, but on its own terms. The island’s tourism minister Clarice Modeste-Curwen yesterday gave the clearest indication yet, how St George’s intended to support the Antigua-headquartered airline, which has been struggling over the last three days to cope with a pilots strike over pay. […]

Increased activity at Grenada’s Kick ’em Jenny volcano

Increased activity at Grenada’s Kick ’em Jenny volcano

Disaster officials are monitoring an increase in activities taking place at Kick ‘em Jenny, the region’s only submarine volcano located between Grenada and the Grenadine island of Carriacou. In a release early Sunday, the National Disaster Management Agency said it had been advised of the increase in activity by the Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC) […]

Former banker jailed for 23 years

Former banker jailed for 23 years

A High Court judge in Grenada has sentenced a former banker to 23 years in jail after he was found guilty of engaging in fraudulent activities. Finton DeBourg, the founder of Capital Bank International, was also told Tuesday he would have to serve a further three years imprisonment if he fails to pay more than EC$16 […]

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