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MIDWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS SHINE AT 2015 COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY

MIDWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS SHINE AT 2015 COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY

ST. GEORGE, GRENADA, May 22, 2015 – GIS: Five Grenadian students earned degrees at Midwestern State University’s (MSU) spring commencement exercises on May 16, 2015.  The Grenadians were among the twenty Caribbean students, of more than 700 students who received their diplomas on the day. Ian Mitchell earned a BA in Finance, with Cum Laude honors. He was one of four Caribbean s...

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COMFORT SUITES PARADISE ISLAND POPULAR IN THE BAHAMAS

COMFORT SUITES PARADISE ISLAND POPULAR IN THE BAHAMAS

LAS VEGAS (May 22, 2015) - The founder of the award-winning Comfort Suites Paradise Island in the Bahamas says the resort continues to build on its strong reputation for top quality service.William Naughton, who established the popular hotel more than 20 years ago, attributed the resort's positive reviews to an overall refresh, totaling six million dollars as well as an u...

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IT JUST GOT A WHOLE LOT BETTER FOR DIGICEL CUSTOMERS IN GRENADA

IT JUST GOT A WHOLE LOT BETTER FOR DIGICEL CUSTOMERS IN GRENADA

Friday 22nd May 2015 – St. George’s, Grenada – Digicel, Grenada’s leading telecommunication service provider has announced, the launch of yet another innovative promotion for its customers. The Company constantly strides to provide ground-breaking products, services and offers to its much valued customers. This new refreshing campaign is dubbed ‘It Just Got Better’ and promises...

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SEMI-FINALISTS OF THE GUTCU FINANCIAL LITERACY QUIZ

SEMI-FINALISTS OF THE GUTCU FINANCIAL LITERACY QUIZ

St. George, Grenada – May 18, 2015 – After a tough round of quarterfinal matches, four schools have made it to the semifinals of the GUTCU Financial Literacy Quiz. The semifinals, scheduled for Thursday, May 21st will see St. Joseph’s Convent St. George coming up against the Grenada Boys’ Secondary School in the first match. In the second match Presentation Brothers’ College wi...

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ADJUSTMENT TO PETROLEUM PRICES FOR MAY 2015

ADJUSTMENT TO PETROLEUM PRICES FOR MAY 2015

The new Retail Prices are computed based on the average FOB costs: that is; (Ex-refinery prices), for the period, 12th April, 2015 to 12th May, 2015.It important for the public to understand that petroleum prices are likely to remain high since Grenada imports nearly all of its fuel.  Consumers are, therefore, urged to act wisely by conserving and using energy efficiently....

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JETBLUE TOUCHES DOWN IN TEST FLIGHT

JETBLUE TOUCHES DOWN IN TEST FLIGHT

ST. GEORGE, GRENADA, May 13, 2015 – GIS: At exactly 11:02 AM on Tuesday, JetBlue Airbus A320 touched down in Grenada successfully completing its test flight to the newest Caribbean destination on its itinerary.The flight, carrying several airline officials, was a forerunner to its grand inaugural trip on June 11.In a brief interview with the GIS, General Manager of the Maurice ...

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REGION’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE SEEN RISING 0.2 PERCENTAGE POINTS IN 2015

REGION’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE SEEN RISING 0.2 PERCENTAGE POINTS IN 2015

Both UN institutions forecast that unemployment will reach 6.2% this year, due to an unencouraging economic outlook.(May 13, 2015) The unencouraging economic outlook for the current year will likely prompt a mild increase in the regional unemployment rate to 6.2% from the 6.0% registered in 2014, according to estimates released today by the Economic Commission for Latin America...

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CPL FINAL AND SEMI FINAL TICKETS ON SALE NOW

CPL FINAL AND SEMI FINAL TICKETS ON SALE NOW

- Fans urged to book early to avoid disappointment- Box Office opening dates also announced Friday 8th May, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago: The Biggest Party in Sport is just six weeks away, and tickets for the final and semi finals of the Limacol Caribbean Premier League go on sale today at www.cplt20.com! The Queen’s Park Oval will be packed to the rafters for the climax ...

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DIGICEL BOWL FOR CASH WINNERS ANNCOUNCED

DIGICEL BOWL FOR CASH WINNERS ANNCOUNCED

Tuesday 5th May 2015 – St. George’s, Grenada – The Digicel Bowl for $10,000.00 Cash promotion celebrated two winners on Monday 4th May 2015 at the Morne Rouge Playing Field.12 finalists were selected from among customers who would have participated in the Digicel Text to Win Competition by topping up $12 dollars or more, purchasing a Digicel 4G Data plan or by paying their bill...

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PHASE 2 OF THE GENERAL HOSPITAL CONTINUES (EXTENDED WORK BEGINS ON METAL STRUCTU…

PHASE 2 OF THE GENERAL HOSPITAL CONTINUES (EXTENDED WORK BEGINS ON METAL STRUCTURE)

ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, WEDNESDAY, MAY 6, 2015 - GIS:  Work has started in earnest on what is popularly referred to as the metal/steel structure at the St. George’s General Hospital.On Tuesday an official from the Government Information Services (GIS) made a visit to the site where workmen were observed welding and bolting metal frames while crane operators were also seen moving...

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IFAD TO SHOWCASE THE IMPORTANCE OF INVESTING IN RURAL PEOPLE AT THE G20 AGRICULT…

IFAD TO SHOWCASE THE IMPORTANCE OF INVESTING IN RURAL PEOPLE AT THE G20 AGRICULTURAL MINISTERS MEETING

Rome, 7 May 2014 – The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) will join the world’s leaders of agriculture today in Istanbul, Turkey at the meeting of the G20 Agriculture Ministers to advocate on behalf of the 76 per cent of the world poorest people who reside in rural areas and depend on agriculture for their livelihoods. Josefina Stubbs, Associate Vice-Presid...

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IICA AND CENTROGEO REPORT ON ADVANCES IN GEOWEB PLATFORM

IICA AND CENTROGEO REPORT ON ADVANCES IN GEOWEB PLATFORM

In a forum organized by IICA, researchers from CENTROGEO, of Mexico, explained how this on-line system will contribute to rural-area based development in Central America.San Jose, May 7, 2015 (IICA). A new Geoweb system that will become operational this year will contribute to the formulation of public policies on rural-area based development in the Central American Dry Corrido...

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PROPORTIONAL REPRESENTATION AND THE RECENT ELECTIONS IN GUYANA

By Dr. Lawrence A. Joseph

The constitutional basis for the conduct of elections in Guyana since 1964 is by way of a system of Proportional Representation (PR). On this basis, voters in Guyana recently enabled a regime change when they voted on 11th May last. The coalition parties comprising A Partnership for National Unity and the Alliance for Change (APNU/AFC) led by former Army Brigadier David Granger, won the majority of seats in the sixty-five member Parliament, referred to as the National Assembly. The outgoing regime, the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) led by former President of the Republic, Donald Ramotar is now the official opposition. This latter party remained in power in Guyana for over twenty-three years, since 1992.

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