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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Grenada’s Fiscal Space Under Threat by Public Sector Unions’ Demands

Grenada’s Fiscal Space Under Threat by Public Sector Unions’ Demands

ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA– GIS: The Government Negotiating Team and the two public sector unions, the Public Workers Union and the Grenada Technical and Allied Workers Union, resumed negotiations on the one-off payments earlier today, November 17. The Unions had previously rejected the additional sum of $650 in one-off payments. In an attempt to reach a(…)

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Ambassador of Mexico presents  Letters of Credentials in Grenada

Ambassador of Mexico presents Letters of Credentials in Grenada

The Ambassador of Mexico to the Eastern Caribbean States, His Excellency Oscar Arturo Esparza Vargas, presented this morning his Letters of Credence to Her Excellency Dr. Dame Cecil La Grenada, Governor General of Grenada. During the Ceremony, Ambassador Esparza, conveyed the compliments, as well as the message of friendship, prosperity and wellbeing of the President(…)

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Caribbean Needs “Urgent Access” to Finance to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals-PM Mitchell

Caribbean Needs “Urgent Access” to Finance to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals-PM Mitchell

Chairman of the World’s Small Island Developing states, Grenada’s Prime Minister Dr.Keith Mitchell, is insisting that Caribbean countries need “urgent access to financing” if they are to achieve Sustainable Development Goals. Prime Minister Mitchell has also echoed concerns that the process for Caribbean countries to get resources such as the Green Climate Fund can be(…)

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Countries in the Region Call for Bolstering Commitment to Sustainability and Strengthened National Statistics Systems

Countries in the Region Call for Bolstering Commitment to Sustainability and Strengthened National Statistics Systems

The ninth meeting of the Statistical Conference of the Americas concluded on Thursday in the city of Aguascalientes, Mexico. (November 17, 2017) The countries participating in the ninth meeting of the Statistical Conference of the Americas of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), held in Mexico, urged governments of the region(…)

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Jamaican Company Presents on Island Vulnerability at Global Climate Impacts Conference in Germany

Jamaican Company Presents on Island Vulnerability at Global Climate Impacts Conference in Germany

Kingston, Jamaica. November 16, 2017. Jamaican based development communications entity, CHANGE Communications Limited, was recently selected by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research to present at its Impacts World Conference in Germany. CHANGE Communications Limited which was represented by Managing Director, Indi Mclymont-Lafayette and Creative Director, Ava-Gail Gardiner, presided over a workshop session on(…)

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Reducing Grenada’s Poultry Import Bill

Reducing Grenada’s Poultry Import Bill

ST. GEORGE, GRENADA, NOV. 16, 2017 – The Government of Grenada will announce plans in the upcoming budget, to reduce this country’s huge poultry import bill. During the November 5 endorsement of Sen. Pamela Moses, as the candidate for St. Patrick East, Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Dr. the Rt. Hon Keith Mitchell, said(…)

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Engaging Political Parties

Engaging Political Parties

ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, NOV. 16, 2017: Lady Avril Anande Trotman-Joseph, Chairman of the Integrity Commission of Grenada, announced that Grenada’s anti-corruption system has been recognized as a regional best practice. She made the announcement during an address to the second Educational Outreach Seminar, for political parties, at the Kirani James Athletic Stadium, on November 10,(…)

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Ministers of Agriculture of the Americas Applaud the Achievements of Victor Villalobos at the Helm of IICA

Ministers of Agriculture of the Americas Applaud the Achievements of Victor Villalobos at the Helm of IICA

Villalobos recently discussed the results of his two terms as Director General to a gathering in Costa Rica of 32 delegations from the region’s ministries of agriculture. San Jose, November 1st 2017 (IICA). The ministers of agriculture of the countries of the Americas endorsed the achievements of the Director General of the Inter-American Institute for(…)

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