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GRENADA WINS GOLD AT RHS CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW WITH 'THREE ENCHANTING ISLANDS - PU…

GRENADA WINS GOLD AT RHS CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW WITH 'THREE ENCHANTING ISLANDS - PURE GRENADA'

(St. George’s, Grenada) 24th May, 2016 – The Grenada exhibit at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016 named 'Three Enchanting Islands - Pure Grenada' has won Gold. The Show team was led by Grenadian-based designer Catherine John and brought Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique to life with a display of floral diversity."Our theme this year was inspired by the distinct floral cha...

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JAMAICA TALLAWAHS CONFIRM HOME CPL FIXTURES FOR 2016 SEASON

JAMAICA TALLAWAHS CONFIRM HOME CPL FIXTURES FOR 2016 SEASON

The Jamaica Tallawahs have confirmed their home fixtures for the forthcoming HERO Caribbean Premier League (CPL) campaign and will begin their block of four home matches in Sabina Park against Guyana Amazon Warriors in a night game on Friday, 15 July.The Tallawahs, who will this year boast once more local favourites Chris Gayle, Andre Russell as well as international stars of t...

23 May 2016 Hits:137 Regional News

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MOH COMMENCES THE REMOVAL OF DERELICT VEHICLES IN ST. GEORGE’S

MOH COMMENCES THE REMOVAL OF DERELICT VEHICLES IN ST. GEORGE’S

ST. GEORGE'S, GRENADA, MAY 20, 2016, GIS: - The Ministry of Health is serious about leaving no stones unturned in its ongoing national response to the mosquito-borne Zika virus.After weeks of posting removal notices and undertaking several public education and awareness initiatives, health officials on Friday morning began removing derelict vehicles in and around the St. George...

23 May 2016 Hits:208 Local News

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DIGICEL AND HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES SUCCESSFULLY TEST 10 Gbps BROADBAND IN JAMAICA

DIGICEL AND HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES SUCCESSFULLY TEST 10 Gbps BROADBAND IN JAMAICA

First-ever deployment in the region of XGPON fibre to the home technology delivering speeds of up to 10,000Mbps Kingston, Jamaica – Friday 20th May 2016. Digicel Group and Huawei Technologies have successfully showcased the real power of Jamaica’s only true fibre to the home network by deploying a technology known as XG-PON on the new fibre network which delivers speeds of up ...

23 May 2016 Hits:142 Regional News

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NEW ENERGY LEGISLATION THREATENS GRENADA’S ELECTRICITY SECTOR RELIABILITY AND C…

NEW ENERGY LEGISLATION THREATENS GRENADA’S  ELECTRICITY SECTOR RELIABILITY AND COSTS

17 May 2016:  The new Electricity Supply Bill and Public Utilities Regulatory Commission Bill presently being raced through Parliament by the Government of Grenada will fundamentally alter and restructure every single aspect of how Grenada’s nationwide electricity sector is owned, operated and regulated.  These new bills unilaterally scrap the current legislative and regulatory...

20 May 2016 Hits:470 Local News

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REMARKS BY PM DR. THE RIGHT HON. KEITH MITCHELL TO BLUE GROWTH CONFERENCE

REMARKS BY PM DR. THE RIGHT HON. KEITH MITCHELL TO BLUE GROWTH CONFERENCE

MinistersExcellencies,Ladies and GentlemenWelcome to the tri-island state of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique, also known as PURE GRENADA, Island of Spice.I am delighted that so many of you could join us for this Blue Week. This week marks an important turning point for oceans, blue growth and food security. Rather than just talking about the issues, you are taking acti...

19 May 2016 Hits:265 Local News

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DIGICEL PLAY LAUNCHES CATCH AND CATCH 2

DIGICEL PLAY LAUNCHES CATCH AND CATCH 2

Two new channels for customers to enjoy Kingston, Jamaica – Tuesday, May 17, 2016: Digicel Play, through its partnership with International Media Content Ltd (IMC) and SportsMax, is pleased to announce the launch of two new exciting entertainment channels this week, Catch and Catch 2 – jam-packed with even more great content for customers to enjoy.

17 May 2016 Hits:189 Regional News

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FAF DU PLESSIS "EXCITED" TO GET DOWN TO CPL BUSINESS WITH THE PATRIOTS

FAF DU PLESSIS

Proteas star ready to embrace “next chapter” as captain of St. Kitts & Nevis franchiseSouth Africa star batsman Faf du Plessis is relishing the opportunity to play in the West Indies this summer and believes that the HERO Caribbean Premier League (CPL) can open up a new and exciting chapter in his career when he leads the St. Kitts & Nevis Patriots this summer.Pretoria ...

17 May 2016 Hits:174 Regional News

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Blue Week 2016

Blue Week 2016

An International Conference to Promote Blue Growth and Investment towards unlocking the value of maritime and coastal assets for economic growth while conserving natural and social capital. St. George’s, Grenada ••• May 14 to 22, 2016 RATIONALEThe Blue Week 2016 and Investment Conference represents a response to major recent developments in the global oceans agenda: The ad...

13 May 2016 Hits:257 Local News

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THE COMMONWEALTH BRINGS TOGETHER GLOBAL LEADERS FOR ANTI-CORRUPTION CONFERENCE

THE COMMONWEALTH BRINGS TOGETHER GLOBAL LEADERS FOR ANTI-CORRUPTION CONFERENCE

London, 11 May 2016 - Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland today rallied global support for the fight against corruption in all its forms at a high-level conference that brought together government, civil society and business leaders from around the world.The Secretary-General, who opened the conference on Wednesday at Marlborough House, urged all three groups to co...

12 May 2016 Hits:280 Regional News

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OECS COUNCIL OF MINISTERS (FOREIGN AFFAIRS) CONVENES

OECS COUNCIL OF MINISTERS (FOREIGN AFFAIRS) CONVENES

Kingstown, St Vincent and the Grenadines, May 09, 2016-The Second Meeting of the OECS Council of Ministers (Foreign Affairs) was convened in St. Vincent and the Grenadines on 8th May 2016 under the Chairmanship of that country’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon. Sir Louis Straker.The Foreign Minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines accepted the mantle of Chairmanship of t...

12 May 2016 Hits:236 Regional News

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ECLAC AND ILO: LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN UNEMPLOYMENT SEEN RISING IN 2016 DUE…

ECLAC AND ILO: LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN UNEMPLOYMENT SEEN RISING IN 2016 DUE TO REGIONAL ECONOMIC DETERIORATION

Joint report warns of an increase in the urban unemployment rate of more than half a percentage point this year. The evolution of labor markets in the region will be analyzed at ECLAC’s thirty-sixth session, to be held in Mexico this month.(May 11, 2016) The evolution of labor markets in Latin America and the Caribbean during 2016 will generally be negative, due to forecasts fo...

11 May 2016 Hits:259 Regional News

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THE IMPORTANCE OF DEVELOPING A CARIBBEAN JURISPRUDENCE

By Sir Lawrence A. Joseph

Perhaps the most compelling argument for all Caribbean countries to accede to the Appellate Jurisdiction of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) is to establish and develop a Caribbean jurisprudence. The term jurisprudence has evolved over the years with varying meanings. In the present context, jurisprudence refers to the science of law which ascertains the principles upon which legal rules are to be determined and settles the manner in which new or doubtful rules should be treated. Whilst a number of laws are settled laws which are either established by constitutional provisions, legislation or by case decisions, there will always be new situations which will tax judicial discretion and reasoning to a maximum. In such situations, all the cultural and sociological experiences of judges will in fact have tremendous influences on their decisions.  It seems therefore that Caribbean judges would be ideally suited to settle any new and doubtful Caribbean issue.

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