Monthly Archives: May 2017

Innovations for Sustainable Production Seek to Propel the Beekeepers Sector

Innovations for Sustainable Production Seek to Propel the Beekeepers Sector

A new initiative could help beekeepers to lower their production costs, increase wax production, produce higher quality honey and improve their commercial opportunities. Kingstown, 30 May, 2017 (IICA). The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) and the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Beekeepers Association and the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries and Rural Transformation(…)

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GTA CEO Urges Sandals LaSource Team to Remember the Basics

GTA CEO Urges Sandals LaSource Team to Remember the Basics

Pink Gin Beach, Grenada, May 29 2017– At the third Annual Prestige Awards for Sandals LaSource held last Thursday at the Spice Basket, Chief Executive Officer of the Grenada Tourism Authority, Patricia Maher, recalled her global professional journey. ‘Throughout my career I have been invited to train, to run, to lead organizations and I believe(…)

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World Environment Day, 05 June 2017

World Environment Day, 05 June 2017

Focus on “Connecting People to Nature”. 5th June 2017, is being recognised across the Globe as World Environment Day (WED).   World Environment Day is the United Nations flagship day observed globally to stimulate awareness of the impact of our actions and behaviours on our environment and to promote individual, community and national action towards sustainable(…)

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Disciplined Forces trained for the CARICOM Disaster Relief Unit in Barbados

Disciplined Forces trained for the CARICOM Disaster Relief Unit in Barbados

Bridgetown, Barbados May 30, 2017 – 31 participants from the disciplined forces, including police, military and fire services are taking part in the annual CARICOM Disaster Relief Unit (CDRU) training, which is being held at the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) Coordinating Unit and the Headquarters of the Regional Security System (RSS) in Barbados(…)

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Minister of Justice, Jamaica, Calls on Parliamentarians to be Advocates For Ending Aids

Minister of Justice, Jamaica, Calls on Parliamentarians to be Advocates For Ending Aids

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 (PANCAP Coordinating Unit, CARICOM Secretariat): The Pan Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) Regional Parliamentarians Forum, 30 – 31 May, Kingston, Jamaica, commenced with a stirring keynote address by the Hon. Delroy Chuck, Minister of Justice, Jamaica. Minister Chuck addressed the need for parliamentarians to engage in more advocacy for(…)

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Glowing Report on Grenada Economy in Final IMF Review

Glowing Report on Grenada Economy in Final IMF Review

  ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, May 22, 2017 – GIS: The IMF is reporting that Grenada’s performance during the last phase of the three-year structural adjustment programme remained strong. The Washington based organization released a statement on Thursday saying authorities in St. George’s met all performance criteria and structural benchmarks for the sixth review. Following the(…)

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New Anti-Corruption Boss Brands Grenada a Trailer Blazer State

New Anti-Corruption Boss Brands Grenada a Trailer Blazer State

  ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, May 19, 2017 – GIS: The new chairman of the Commonwealth Caribbean Association of Integrity Commissions and Anti-Corruption Bodies has paid glowing tribute to the Keith Mitchell administration on its role in promoting good governance and fighting corruption. Eugene Otvonye QC, who replaced Grenada as the new chair, is wrapping up a(…)

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Three International Organisations Join Forces to Advance Agriculture in Latin America and the Caribbean 

Three International Organisations Join Forces to Advance Agriculture in Latin America and the Caribbean 

The agreement will establish technical and scientific cooperation regarding food security, focusing on research and roots and tubers value chain development within the context of climate change. Lima, 19th May, 2017. Two international agricultural and rural development agencies will join forces with the International Potato Center (CIP), jointly pooling knowledge and experience on a variety(…)

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