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Giving Blood Saves Lives!

Giving Blood Saves Lives!

CIBC FirstCaribbean Supports Grenada’s Healthcare St. George’s, Grenada, Sept 6th, 2017 – Blood is the most precious gift that anyone can give to another person, it is the gift of life. The medical requirement for blood can affect us all, and safe blood saves lives and improves health. Many countries around the world celebrate Blood(…)

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10th Season of Grenlec Debates Begins Wednesday, 20 September 2017

10th Season of Grenlec Debates Begins Wednesday, 20 September 2017

20 secondary school teams throughout Grenada are continuing their preparation for the start of the 10th season of the Grenlec Debates. 2014 champion, Bishop’s College will host Westerhall Secondary School on the first day of competition in Carriacou on Wednesday, 20 September. Addressing coaches and students at the start of competition, Prudence Greenidge – Corporate(…)

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GOC & GASA provide Advanced Coach Training in Swimming

GOC & GASA provide Advanced Coach Training in Swimming

September 14, 2017, St. George, Grenada. The Grenada Amateur Swimming Association (GASA) through the Grenada Olympic Committee (GOC), Olympic Solidarity programme, have solidified an International coaching Course scholarship through the 2017 Programme for Olympic Scholarships for coaches. Mr. Ronald Charles, departed Grenada on September 14, 2017 for Budapest, Hungary where he is scheduled to participate(…)

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Greet Street Playground Spruced Up by Sandals Foundation

Greet Street Playground Spruced Up by Sandals Foundation

September 14, 2017(Pink Gin Beach, Grenada) – Every year the Sandals Foundation invests EC$6500 in a project proposed by one of its team members, to assist a community, special interest group, school, church, orphanage or other similar organization. This year’s winning ‘Team Member Support Project’ saw the improvement of the Green Street Preprimary School playground.(…)

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Grenlec Team Assisting with Restoration Efforts in Anguilla

Grenlec Team Assisting with Restoration Efforts in Anguilla

On Friday, 15 September, five Grenlec team members departed Grenada to support the utility workers of Anguilla with electricity restoration over the next three weeks.  The five men are Shawn Manwarring (Team leader), Mekiel Mitchell, Joshua Francis, Jaworski Toussaint and Daron Charles. Making the announcement of the team’s departure, Acting General Manager, Clive Hosten, expressed(…)

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Prime Minister Leads CARICOM Delegation to Turks and Caicos and Bahamas Islands

Prime Minister Leads CARICOM Delegation to Turks and Caicos and Bahamas Islands

ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, 15th  SEPT, 2017 – GIS: Prime Minister and Chairman of the Caribbean Community, Dr. the Right Honourable Keith Mitchell, leads a CARICOM delegation on a visit to several more Hurricane Irma-stricken Islands Friday and Saturday, September 15th and 16th. The team, which includes the Secretary General of CARICOM, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, and the(…)

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Ministry of Health Reports Increase in the Number of Reported Conjunctivitis (Red Eye) Cases in Grenada

Ministry of Health Reports Increase in the Number of Reported Conjunctivitis (Red Eye) Cases in Grenada

ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, SEPTEMBER 14 2017 – GIS: – On completion of an extensive surveillance, monitoring and evaluation of the current outbreak of conjunctivitis on island, the Ministry of Health earlier today advised education officials, that in an effort to contain and prevent the spread of viral conjunctivitis (RED EYE) all persons affected should remain at home.(…)

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Grenada’s Agriculture Sector on Course for 4 Percent Growth

Grenada’s Agriculture Sector on Course for 4 Percent Growth

ST. GEORGE, GRENADA, SEPT 12. 2017, GIS: Grenada’s Agriculture Sector could experience point 4% growth at the end of this year after suffering a 14% decline last year, mainly due to drought. Despite the decline in the sector, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Finance Dr. Wayne Sandiford said there was an increase in Nutmeg(…)

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