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 […]

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 […]

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