Grenadian-Canadian community is much the poorer for the loss of Dudley Hood

Grenadian-Canadian community is much the poorer for the loss of Dudley Hood

by Lincoln DePradine George Griffith, a former Grenada High Commissioner to Canada, is one of three former diplomats lauding Grenadian-Canadian Dudley Hood, who died last weekend in Toronto. “Dudley was well-known and well-liked. He was welcomed in all circles,’’ Griffith told The Caribbean Camera. Hood, a graduate of the Grenada Boys’ Secondary School (GBSS), worked […]

October 19th: Thirty-eighth anniversary of Maurice Bishop’s execution

October 19th: Thirty-eighth anniversary of Maurice Bishop’s execution

Maurice Rupert Bishop was born on 29 May 1944 on the island of Aruba, then a colony of the Netherlands as part of the Netherlands Antilles. His parents, Rupert and Elment Bishop, were originally from Grenada and had migrated to Aruba to pursue employment opportunities. He moved to Grenada at age six (6) when his […]

PM Mitchell tells Canadians that Grenada is ready to receive them

PM Mitchell tells Canadians that Grenada is ready to receive them

By Lincoln DePradine Grenada’s prime minister is inviting Canadians to visit the Caribbean island, where two hotels have been reopened and a spike in COVID-19 deaths and Coronavirus infections has been subsiding. “To all our brothers and sisters in Canada, and all the friends of Grenada, we tell them come. Please come,’’ Dr Keith Mitchell […]

Grenadians abroad rally in support of their country’s COVID battle

Grenadians abroad rally in support of their country’s COVID battle

By Lincoln DePradine Grenadians in Toronto have responded to an appeal for COVID-related assistance for their Caribbean homeland, where the Coronavirus has killed more than 130 people in the past six weeks. Another 1,500 have been described as “active’’ positive cases and are in isolation. “This week, we’re shipping 14 skids of hand sanitizers and […]

Oldest Grenadian dies at 119  

Oldest Grenadian dies at 119  

The tri-island state of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique has been plunged into mourning as its oldest citizen Leonora Massima Noel, who was 119 years old, has passed away and been recorded as a COVID-19 related death.  Noel of L’Esterre in Carriacou, was hospitalised at the Princess Royal Hospital on September 13 after contracting COVID-19 […]

Rum shop limes affecting Grenada’s COVID positivity rate

Rum shop limes affecting Grenada’s COVID positivity rate

Grenadians are being urged not to become complacent as health officials report a decline in the island’s COVID-19 positivity rate.  Acting Chief Medical Officer Dr Shawn Charles notes only two weeks ago through testing, Grenada reported a positivity rate averaging 30 per cent.  However, from testing over the past few days, officials have observed signs […]

Grenada wins at Academy of Chocolate awards

Grenada wins at Academy of Chocolate awards

With over 1,600 submissions from more than 45 countries, the Grenada Chocolate Company  bags silver and bronze recognition at the 2021 Academy of Chocolate awards. The Grenada Chocolate Company has won 3 awards in 2 different categories. In the Tree to Bar category, The Grenada Chocolate Company’s 100% Dark Chocolate bar won silver and the […]

Grenadian air traffic controller pens aviation book for children

Grenadian air traffic controller pens aviation book for children

Imagine seeing a conversation online one day where someone said they have never seen a woman fly a plane. It was at that moment Kyana Bubb, an air traffic controller in Grenada, decided she needed to change that with her children’s book: “The Adventures of Xola and Sage: Women in Aviation.”  Kyana says at first […]

Grenada-born Cecil Peters running for the NDP in Etobicoke North

Grenada-born Cecil Peters running for the NDP in Etobicoke North

By Lincoln DePradine Cecil Peters has been an educator all his life. Now, he’s about to make a career change, plunging into the world of politics and challenging a longtime MP of the Liberal Party of Canada. On Monday, Peters received the nomination to be the New Democratic Party (NDP) candidate for Etobicoke North in […]

Caribbean women sprinters dominate in Lausanne

Caribbean women sprinters dominate in Lausanne

While the spotlight was on Jamaica’s top trio of female sprinters in Lausanne last Thursday for the Athletissima Wanda Diamond League meet, the day also belonged to not just the Jamaicans but to at least two other Caribbean female athletes as well, who brought their A-game. With all eyes on the 100-m, Jamaican Olympians Shelly-Ann […]

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