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  1. Rusk brings in the FourthRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... Texas. (Andrew D. Brosig/Tyler Morning Telegraph via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT Emerson Griffin, a veteran of wars in Grenada, Panama and Operation Desert Storm, watches the annual Fourth of July parade on Saturday, July 4, 2015, in Rusk, Texas. (Andrew ...


  2. Grenadians continue to press for reopening of New York consulateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... York. The group said it was unimpressed with the Mitchell government's response to the issue of the reopening of the Grenada consulate. Grenadian nationals, invited and non-invited, came out in large numbers to attend and voice their opinions at the ...


  3. Caribbean countries demand removal from EU tax haven listRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 |

    The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States said it is determined to have 13 Caribbean countries removed from the European Union's list of 30 international tax havens. "We said we are going to aggressively pursue getting this thing to be removed," the current OECS chairman, Grenada Prime Minister Keith Mitchell, said this week at a meeting of the group.


  4. Book Review: Keith Mitchell, the man, the politician, the legendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... alike with his clear vision and ability to get things done against the most formidable opposition. His friends in Grenada and abroad are confident that his influence will continue to encourage his proud tradition of involvement in worthwhile ...


  5. Sports Commentary: Producing more Kirani-type athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Arley Gill Kirani James continues to do us so proud! Moreover, I am pleased that the authorities at every turn do not allow his performances to go unnoticed. The prime minister, in his last national address, did so; as well as did minister of sport Emmalin Pierre, who has consistently applauded the efforts of Kirani, on behalf of the government and people of Grenada.


  6. Letter: Fiscal responsibility and the Grenada cabinet re-shuffleRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 28 | Caribbean News Now!

    Dear Sir: The Keith Mitchell-led NNP administration has been forced to accept a fiscal responsibility bill allegedly crafted by advisors from the International Monetary Fund as part of the structural adjustment program . This bill will limit the discretionary spending of the minister of finance Keith Mitchell who is prime minister of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique.


  7. Letter: PM Mitchell needs to take a bold step towards reducing youth unemploymentRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 21 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... likelihood that they themselves are becoming addicted. The government of prime minister Keith C. Mitchell has said, "Grenada does not have an alcoholic problem," and his government believes drinking alcohol and getting drunk is a choice; but if you ...


  8. Grenada to benefit from US$1.5 million charitable donation by the VaticanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | Caribbean News Now!

    ST GEORGE'S, Grenada -- Grenada will be the beneficiary of a 1 million charitable aid package from the Vatican. This was announced by Cardinal Renato Raffaele Martino, Grand Prior of the Constantinian Order and protodeacon of the Holy Roman Church, and inter-faith campaigner Sir Anthony Bailey, during a courtesy visit to Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell last Wednesday morning.


  9. Mighty Sparrow receives OBE in Queen's Birthday HonoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... as part of the birthday honours list of Queen Elizabeth II. The 79-year-old legendary calypsonian was born in Grenada and spent much of his life in T&T. Citizens from the 15 Commonwealth realms can be nominated for the birthday honours list. The ...


  10. Mighty Sparrow conferred with Order of the British EmpireJun. 15, 2015, 12:35 Am AstRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 14 | Trinadad Express

    Grenada-born Dr Slinger Francisco, 79, better known as the Mighty Sparrow has been conferred with the Order of the British Empire . The award was announced in the birthday honours list of Queen Elizabeth II.


  11. Letter: Tillman Thomas for FIFA presidentRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 14 | Caribbean News Now!

    Dear Sir: Former prime minister of Grenada Tillman Thomas should be extremely proud of himself given the current corruption scandal that FIFA and many of its executive members including our own Jack Warner are allegedly involved in. Given his philosophy on the fundamental principles of accountability, transparency and good governance former prime minister Thomas would make the ideal candidate for president of FIFA.


  12. Mighty Sparrow conferred with Order of the British EmpireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Stabroek News

    Grenada-born Dt Slinger Francisco, 79, better known as the Mighty Sparrow has been conferred with Order of the British Empire. The award was announced in Queen Elizabeth II birthday honours list.


  13. Commentary: Project Grenada through the calypsonian's eyesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... vision and speak from the heart and soul of their people. Many times they are dismissed and not taken seriously. In Grenada's case, the music of our calypsonians is appreciated and essentially has become folk songs. However, we need to digest the ...


  14. Letter: The ignorance of Ivan O'Neal makes me sadRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... self labeled Vincentian revolutionary, Ralph E. Gonsalves was riding in the car of Maurice Bishop following the Grenada revolution, helping writing Bishop's speeches. It was in the same year of 1979 that the Mustique Company was formed. In 1979, ...


  15. Letter: The disgrace regarding the Grenada Revolution archivesRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    Dear Sir: The early morning Marxist coup d'tat preceding the revolution in Grenada on 13 March 1979 saw the start of the creation of paper records of state that spanned at least four years. They have been described as the most important collection in the world of how a communist revolution works.


  16. Commentary: Grenada Constitutional Reform: The concrete pathRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... passionate interest in public policies' advocacy and analysis. He is a 'premature retiree' of the public service of Grenada, the author of two books ("Into The 21st Century", 1995, and "Management Practices in The Public Service of Grenada", 2011) ...


  17. Letter: The writing is on the wall, NNP will fallRead the original story

    May 29, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    Dear Sir: Grenada seems to be on the verge of a major social, political and economic catastrophe as the country and its citizens suffer under a severe economic crisis. Keith Mitchell and the NNP promised jobs and more jobs in 2013, and as 2016 approaches these jobs are nowhere to be seen.


  18. Commentary: Grenada jab jab mas and music culture origin is West AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Hudson George I have done some research on African culture and found out that our Grenada's jab jab masquerade culture has its origins in West Africa. Therefore, as Grenadians, we should be very proud to know that we have some West African traditions as part of our culture and as long as we exist as a people and nation, the tradition must continue, as long as we protect and preserve it.


  19. World War I morsels by earRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Happening-here?

    ... however absurd that might be in any rational calculus. Does anyone else remember when Ronald Reagan invaded Grenada to defend medical students on the Caribbean island? The war became fully global because the Allies (France, Great Britain, and ...


  20. Grenada PM refutes claims of victimization against union executiveRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    ST GEORGE'S, Grenada -- Grenada's Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell has refuted allegations of professional victimization against public officer Rachael Roberts. The concerns were raised by the newly elected executive of the Trade Union Movement during a meeting with the Grenadian leader on Tuesday.