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Statement from the Ministry of Finance in Response to EU Blacklisting of Countries

Statement from the Ministry of Finance in Response to EU Blacklisting of Countries

It has come to the attention of the Ministry of Finance, Government of Grenada, that Grenada has been one of 17 countries to be blacklisted by the EU Code of Conduct Group (Business Taxation). On 5th December 2017, the Council approved and published conclusions containing an EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions in taxation matters. The reason(…)

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Her Majesty The Queen set to Honour Inspiring Young Person from Grenada Dedicated to Changing Lives

Her Majesty The Queen set to Honour Inspiring Young Person from Grenada Dedicated to Changing Lives

The Queen’s Young Leaders programme is today delighted to reveal that Jenella Edwards from Grenada has been chosen as one of the final ever Queen’s Young Leaders Award winners in recognition of the lead she is taking in her community to change lives. The prestigious Awards programme, now in its fourth and final year, celebrates(…)

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Grenada Public Servants to Receive Bigger Christmas Pay If Trade Unions Agree

Grenada Public Servants to Receive Bigger Christmas Pay If Trade Unions Agree

ST. GEORGE GRENADA, THURSDAY 30TH NOVEMBER, 2017, GIS: Public servants in Grenada could take home a bigger pay package than normal for Christmas, if the nation’s trade unions would allow it, Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell has suggested. If the unions, Public Workers Union and the Technical and Allied Workers Union, agree to Government offer for the(…)

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Ministry of Health to set up National Emergency Medical Response Unit

Ministry of Health to set up National Emergency Medical Response Unit

ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, DECEMBER 1, 2017 – GIS: – With plans already in the making, Grenada can have it’s first ever National Emergency Medical Response Unit, up and running by the first quarter of 2018. Health and Social Security Minster Hon. Nickolas Steele made the announcement, on Thursday morning, during his contribution to the 2018 national budget at(…)

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Dramatic Drop In Grenada’s Unemployment Rate

Dramatic Drop In Grenada’s Unemployment Rate

ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, NOVEMBER 28, 2017, GIS: – Grenada’s unemployment rate has fallen significantly from 40% in 2013 to 24% in 2017. Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Dr.Keith Mitchell made the disclosure during his presentation of the 2018 budget in parliament on Monday even as the country’s unemployment rate looks set to fall again(…)

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The Grenada Tourism Authority Launches Tourism Awareness Campaign

The Grenada Tourism Authority Launches Tourism Awareness Campaign

The Tri-Island Caribbean Nation is Focused on Tourism Education St. George’s, Grenada – November 27, 2017 – The Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) is reviving the mantra, ‘Tourism is Everybody’s Business’ with the launch of its Tourism Awareness Campaign (TAC). The programme was launched on Thursday 23rd November at the GTA headquarters and attended by Minister(…)

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NAWASA Prepares to Bring Christmas Cheer

NAWASA Prepares to Bring Christmas Cheer

The National Water and Sewerage Authority (NAWASA) is gearing up for its annual Christmas Food Hamper Promotion that will see some 35 beneficiaries receiving hampers bearing Christmas goodies. Each year, the company has created an environment of cheer for individuals in various communities, who are without the means to acquire items that help to brighten(…)

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Petroleum Products Price Change Notice

Petroleum Products Price Change Notice

The General public is hereby informed that, effective, Saturday November 18th, 2017, the retail prices of petroleum products (Gasoline, Diesel, Kerosene and LPG {Cooking Gas}) in the State of Grenada will be as follows: *Petrocaribe’s LPG 20lb Cylinder The new Retail Prices are computed based on the average FOB costs: that is; (Ex-refinery prices), for the(…)

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