Peter David looking to succeed Keith Mitchell as party leader in Grenada

Peter David looking to succeed Keith Mitchell as party leader in Grenada

By Lincoln DePradine Dr Keith Mitchell, the former Grenada Prime Minister who had indicated that the 2022 election campaign was his final as he prepared to close the door on politics, is showing no sign of leaving anytime soon, but could face a challenge to his leadership stranglehold on the opposition New National Party (NNP). […]

Grenada welcomes Sunwing and Air Canada flights for the winter season

Grenada welcomes Sunwing and Air Canada flights for the winter season

Grenada welcomes Sunwing and resumption of Air Canada flights for the winter season Air Canada and Sunwing Airlines Flights to begin this November As the winter season approaches and Canadians seek warm weather destinations, Grenada is pleasured to welcome new direct flights with Air Canada and Sunwing Airlines. Air Canada resumed its nonstop service from […]

Grenada Government waives airport user fee at Lauriston Airport

  Passengers travelling between Carriacou and Grenada will no longer be made to pay the airport user fee of EC$10. This follows a Government of Grenada decision to waive the fee. This is welcomed news for Lauriston Airport-to- Grenada passengers who, for years, have been paying the fee. However, it was not paid by travellers […]

Carriacou Corn festival 2022 a cultural gem

Carriacou Corn festival 2022 a cultural gem

Plans are well on stream for the return of Carriacou’s premiere culinary event – the annual Carriacou Corn Festival. The festival began in 2015 and was suspended for the last two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and there has been yawning for its return. Known for growing a large quantity of corn, the island […]

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 […]

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