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 […]

Toronto-based dentist announces plans for a dental clinic in Grenada’s jail

Toronto-based dentist announces plans for a dental clinic   in Grenada’s jail

By Lincoln DePradine Grenada-born dentist Dr Sheridan Cyrus  has  announced plans for the setting up of a dental clinic on the compound of  Grenada’s lone penal institution, the Richmond Hill Prisons, in the capital, St George’s. About $10,000 in equipment has been donated for use at the clinic,  said Dr. Cyrus, who owns and operates […]

Grenadians told to ‘recommit’ to further development of their homeland

Grenadians told to ‘recommit’ to further development of their homeland

By Lincoln DePradine Grenada is “on an upward trend’’ and Grenadian nationals in Canada and other parts of the diaspora should “recommit’’ to the nation’s further development, Kate Lewis, Grenada’s minister in the ministry of youth development, sports, culture and arts, said last Saturday in Toronto. “I encourage you to continue making sterling contributions to […]

Grenada-born centenarian dies in Oshawa

Grenada-born centenarian dies in Oshawa

Grenada-born  centenarian Sylvia McNeilly who celebrated her 100th birthday in April 2017, died on Saturday at The Wynfield, a long-term care residence, in Oshawa, Ontario. She died of natural causes, Wilma McNeily, one of her daughters, told the Caribbean Camera. Sylvia  McNeiley,  the daughter of Alexis and Eldica Miller,  left  Grenada  for  Trinidad in her […]

Three-island Caribbean destination set to host second annual dive fest

Three-island Caribbean destination set to host second annual dive fest

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada – Grenada, home of the world’s first Underwater Sculpture Park and the Caribbean’s largest wreck dive, the Bianca C, will take the party beneath the surface with the second annual Pure Grenada Dive Fest. The four-day event will take place from October 3-6 and is designed to showcase the destination’s rich and […]

Ole time mas’ in Grenada

Ole time mas’ in Grenada

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada– Spicemas’, Grenada’s signature festival, scheduled for August  13-14, will present  the upbeat island music and the colour and splendor of the annual carnival. The festival,  described as a culturally authentic  awakening experience, provides an excellent opportunity to see some  of the ole time mas’ characters with deep ties to the country’s colonial […]

‘Money usually follows ideas, not the other way around,’ technology developer tells graduating students

‘Money usually follows ideas, not the other way around,’ technology developer tells graduating students

Grenada-born technology developer Nicholas Braithwaite who earned a degree in chemistry from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario  in 1982, returned to the university last week to receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree. And  for the graduating students of the De Groote School of Business, Braithwaite, he  had a message. ” The world awaits you […]

Mother and daughter ‘giving back’ to help children and seniors in Grenada

Mother and daughter ‘giving back’ to help children and seniors in Grenada

By Lincoln DePradine Shenae Harris and her mother, Marsha Hector, were both born outside of the Caribbean but have grown up with a passionate love for the region. So deep is that love that mother and daughter have embarked on projects to provide assistance to children and the elderly in the Caribbean. Canadian-born Harris spearheaded […]

CDB to help promote growth and reduce poverty

CDB to help promote growth and reduce poverty

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada — The Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) said on Monday that it will renew support for a programme designed to help countries in the region strengthen their human and institutional capacity to design and implement policies which promote growth and reduce poverty. The CDB has since approved one million US dollars towards […]