Grenada Govt minister seeks more investment from nationals in Canada

Grenada Govt minister seeks more investment from nationals in Canada

By Lincoln DePradine A senior Grenada government minister has suggested that nationals in Canada and other parts of the Diaspora ought to consider investing in healthcare and in other sectors in the Caribbean nation. “All areas of investment are open to persons in the Diaspora,’’ said minister of foreign affairs, Peter David, as he announced […]

Grenada hires Miami-based firm to develop national health insurance programme

The Government of Grenada has signed a nine-month contract with Miami-based firm, Joint Independent Provider Association (JIPA), to complete the process of development for implementation of the National Health Insurance Programme. Grenada’s Prime Minister, Keith Mitchell has hailed this historic agreement with JIPA, which took effect on 29 October 2019, as a “game-changer for the […]

Grenada first to sign order for Republic Bank takeover of Scotiabank

Grenada first to sign order for Republic Bank takeover of Scotiabank

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada – Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Keith Mitchell has become the first regional leader to sign the vesting order to allow Trinidad-based Republic Bank Financial Holdings Limited to take over the Bank of Nova Scotia operations. The planned acquisition was first announced in 2018 and in September this year, the Eastern […]

Trinidad born judge charged in New York

Trinidad born judge charged in New York

NEW YORK: The US Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of New York in Manhattan has charged a Trinidad-born justice with conspiracy to obstruct justice and obstruction of justice. Geoffrey S Berman, attorney for the Southern District of New York, said on last weekend that the charges against Justice Sylvia Ash, who was born in […]

Grenada raises Ebola threat level to “guarded”

Grenada raises Ebola threat level to “guarded”

Grenadian health officials are keeping a close eye on what is now the world’s second-largest outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and have raised the alert level to GUARDED. Represented by the colour blue, the alert level “applies when there is a general threat of increased infectious […]

Grenada Disaster Preparedness organization launched in Toronto ahead of 2019 Hurricane Season

Grenada Disaster Preparedness organization launched in Toronto  ahead of 2019 Hurricane Season

By Nicole Georges A “committed group”  from the Grenadian diaspora has launched a new organization, the Grenada Disaster Preparedness Toronto Committee (GDPT), just ahead of the anticipated 2019 Hurricane Season. The launch was held at the Tropicana Community Centre  in Scarborough on Friday. GDPT Chairman, Unison Joseph, said the  GDPT was formed initially from a […]

Caribbean region urged to fight crime collectively

Caribbean region urged to fight crime collectively

ST GEORGE ‘S, Grenada  — Chairman of the Caribbean Community’s (CARICOM) Council for Security and Law Enforcement (CONSLE), Grenada’s Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell says a collective approach is needed to effectively address security across the region. “We need each other as our fight against crime is a collective one”, he said. “As small fledgling […]

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