The Western Main Road from St George’s to Victoria, is to be upgraded as a result of a grant from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) through the United Kingdom Caribbean Infrastructure Partnership Fund.
Governor General Discloses Government’s Plans for 2018 in Throne Speech
Explaining to the packed Trade Centre that details of the priority areas will be provided in the 2018 budget, Dame Cecile said that other priorities for 2018 would be maintaining prudence and fiscal discipline and investment.
Stan & Cora Lojda: Forty Years of Boogieing Around the World
Stan and Cora alongside Ambler in Spice Island Marine, Grenada Stan learned to read the skies for weather and would decide when they should leave. In 1979, they narrowly missed the infamous Fastnet storm, having found shelter in Falmouth harbour on Britain ...
Human rights body roasts Granger over GECOM decision
He attracted public notice for his involvement in the politically-controversial (case) of the survivors of the Maurice Bishop Government in Grenada, and his record of public service, senior management or promotion of democratic standards and practices is ...
Saint Lucia second fastest growing Caribbean tourist destination
The initiative hopes to foster “free movement of people across Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and Grenada,” with the introduction of ferry services. Also with a total grant of USD $26 million for the project, USD $15 million will go towards local ventures ...
According to Lakeville police, the 53-year-old was driving westbound in his Ford Escape when he appeared to cross the center line at the intersection of County Road 70 and Grenada Avenue. The semi had been traveling east when the collision happened.
Panama opened a minicamp in preparation for an international friendly at Grenada. Costa Rica int’l Campbell scores on Real Betis return, looks to future After more than three months on the sidelines due to a knee injury Costa Rica international Joel ...
Small Island Countries in Geneva to Fight Multilateralism
At the invitation of the DiploFoundation, some 20 diplomats from countries such as Sao Tome and Principe, Grenada, Fiji and Suriname are immersed in international Geneva for a week to familiarize themselves with a multilateral environment unknown.
OXFORD - A Grenada County man is facing a felony weapons charge after being pulled over for speeding. Oxford Police pulled over Roderick Daniels, 29, of Grenada, on Oct. 17 for speeding. A check of the vehicle revealed a stolen firearm, so Daniels was ...
Spain Signals Commitment To Post-Hurricane Economic Recovery In CARICOM
With regard to security, he said Spain had taken note of the emphasis by CARICOM Heads of Government on transnational crime during their 2017 Summit in Grenada. Spain was therefore following developments concerning the CARICOM Counter-Terrorism Strategy ...
Ole Miss and Ed Orgeron: The wild story behind the hire, and how it brought LSU to this moment
Boone still owns season tickets to Rebels football games, and he plans to attend Saturday. A Grenada, Mississippi, native, Boone played in several LSU-Ole Miss duels as a Rebels center from 1968-72. Boone is just like any other fan these days. He’s ...
One month after Hurricane Maria, Caribbean solidarity and Puerto Rico stagnation
The mechanism is activated in disaster situations affecting any CARICOM member-state. Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada, Saint Lucia, Jamaica, Barbados and other nations within the area sent dozens of officials to Dominica just hours after the storm.
MOHAMMED TO LEAD WINDIES IN FINAL ODI AGAINST ENGLAND
SOUTHAMPTON, England – Jason Mohammed has been named as stand-in Windies captain for the fifth and final One-Day International against England on Friday at the Ageas Bowl. Regular captain Jason Holder has returned home to Barbados for the funeral of his uncle, Derrick Garrett, a local sports administrator. Carlos Brathwaite has been added to the […]
CWI EXPANDS KIDDY CRICKET AND GRASSROOT PROGRAMMES TO ASSIST BARBUDA
St John’s, ANTIGUA – Following the serious impact Hurricane Irma had on Barbuda and all residents being forced to evacuate, Cricket West Indies (CWI) have come up with a programme to engage the young men and women in healthy and wholesome recreation. As part of its continuous efforts, CWI has designed an “extension” to the […]
WINDIES WOMEN OPEN 2021 WORLD CUP BID AGAINST SRI LANKA WOMEN
JOHN’S, Antigua – West Indies Women begin their bid for direct qualification to the ICC Women’s World Cup 2021, when they host Sri Lanka Women for a series of three One-day International and three Twenty20 Internationals next month. The three ODIs to be contested October 11, 13 and 15 at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy […]
By Dr. Neals J. Chitan Being a baby boomer growing up in the sixties and seventies, I frequently heard the sad emotional narratives of the devastating impact of Hurricane Janet on the tri-island nation of Grenada. As children, we would listen with baited breath as our parents and neighbors recounted the terrifying experience of the […]
Caribupdate Weekly, Editorial September 21, 2017 In last week’s editorial, when Caribupdate Weekly commented on the effects on the peoples and countries of the Americas of the current series of natural disasters, little did we know that the situation could have grown worse, so quickly. But, indeed it has. Mexico, within just 12 days, has […]
New senator, new education minister in Grenada cabinet reshuffle
ST GEORGE'S, Grenada (GIS) -- Senator Simon Stiell has been promoted to a full government minister in Grenada as part of a minor cabinet reshuffle announced on Wednesday. Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell said Stiell is being elevated to the minister of education from his original posting as...
Calypsonian Kelly 'won outright' in Grenada contest, says mentor
TORONTO, Canada – Rootsman Kelly was the definite winner of Grenada’s 2017 Calypso Monarch competition, according to his mentor King Ajamu. “He won and I think he won outright,” Ajamu said in an exclusive interview in Toronto. Ajamu is Grenada’s most decorated calypsonian. The performer, who...