Former Grenada army chief during 1983 coup is dead

Former Grenada army chief during 1983 coup is dead

Hudson Austin the leader of Grenada’s People’s Revolutionary Army Forces from 1979-1983, died on Saturday morning following a long illness. Affectionately called “HA”, Austin died at his home. Austin, who was 84, was tried and convicted for causing the death of former Prime Minister Maurice Bishop, some members of his cabinet, and civilians. In 2008, […]

Emmy Award goes to Grenadian Glenda N Cox

Emmy Award goes to Grenadian Glenda N Cox

Glenda N Cox, a Grenadian woman who spent her early years growing up in Trinidad and Tobago, has won an Emmy Award for her work as Executive Producer on Lizzo’s Watch Out For the Big Grrrls. The show won the Emmy for Best Competition Series, beating out Ru Paul’s Drag Race which has won in […]

The Mighty Sparrow gets baptised in New York

The Mighty Sparrow gets baptised in New York

He said that he will stop singing some songs Mighty Sparrow, the undisputed Calypso King of the World, was baptized on Saturday at Far Rockaway Beach in Queens, New York. Sparrow, 87, whose real name is Slinger Francisco, was “taken into the water of Holy Baptism by Vincentian Seventh Day Adventist Pastor, Claudius Morgan.” Morgan, […]

Get to know Grenadian javelin champ Anderson Peters

Get to know Grenadian javelin champ Anderson Peters

Grenadian athlete Anderson Peters is well known throughout the sporting world for his stellar performance in the men’s javelin event in many international competitions.  Peters is a force to be reckoned with in his sporting field and with so many medals already under his belt, here are 10 things to know about the Grenadian javelin […]

Incident leads to Grenada/Trinidad row

Incident leads to Grenada/Trinidad row

  By Lincoln DePradine An incident Wednesday evening in St George’s, where Grenada’s World Champion javelin thrower, Anderson Peters, was seen on video being beaten by a group of men, is being played out on several levels. It has also sparked a regional row between Grenadians and Trinidadians on social media. While members of the […]

Grenadian PM admits his administration is on a learning curve

Grenadian PM admits his administration is on a learning curve

  Newly elected Prime Minister Dickon Mitchell has admitted that his administration lacks public sector experience and going forward there will be educational sessions to engage others who can guide them in the right direction. Mitchell–whose National Democratic Congress (NDC) was elected to office on June 23rd after winning nine seats, made the pronouncement while […]

Spice Island is tops in culinary arts says Grenadian chefs in Canada

Spice Island is tops in culinary arts says Grenadian chefs in Canada

  Grenada accredited “Culinary Capital’’ by the World Food Travel Association By Lincoln DePradine New York University graduate Belinda Bishop, a professionally trained chef with many years of experience in the culinary arts, is excited to be now visiting Canada as part of an exercise to generate greater visitor interest in Grenada, where her father […]

Mighty Sparrow Day to be celebrated July 9th

Mighty Sparrow Day to be celebrated July 9th

Spicemas Cоrроrаtіоn (SMC), оrgаnіzеr оf Grenada’s Cаrnіvаl, hаѕ announced thаt іt hаѕ арроіntеd July 9 as “The Mighty Sраrrоw Day” in Grеnаdа.  Dr Slinger Francisco, The Mighty Sраrrоw wіll bе celebrated on hіѕ 87th Bіrthdау wіth vіrtuаl аnd lосаl еvеntѕ tо соmmеmоrаtе this іmроrtаnt milestone SMC ѕауѕ іt rесоgnіѕеѕ The Mighty Sраrrоw’ѕ impressive dіѕсоgrарhу аnd […]

Grenada’s newly elected PM Dickon Mitchell promises to lead by example

Grenada’s newly elected PM Dickon Mitchell promises to lead by example

By Lincoln DePradine It’s a week since corporate lawyer Dickon Mitchell has been sworn in as the new prime minister of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique, and he has been using the time to hold what he describes as “detailed debriefing’’ sessions with senior public officers in the government service. The sessions, with officials such […]

Local group names June 25th “Grenada Hurricane Awareness Day”

Local group names June 25th “Grenada Hurricane Awareness Day”

Event at Jamaican Canadian Association Centre Of the several Grenadian groups in Toronto, only one is completely dedicated to providing emergency relief assistance to the Caribbean nation. That’s Grenada Disaster Preparedness Toronto (GDPT), which is organizing a “Grenada Hurricane Awareness Day’’ next month. GDPT has been carrying out its mandate since its formation in May […]

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