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GRENADA ECONOMY GROWS, UNEMPLOYMENT FALLS, TOURISTS ARRIVALS TAKE OFF

GRENADA ECONOMY GROWS, UNEMPLOYMENT FALLS, TOURISTS ARRIVALS TAKE OFF

ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, November 26, 2014 – GIS: The Grenada economy is expected to grow by 2.6 percent this year, higher than the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) average of 1.4 percent.Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Dr. Keith Mitchell made the announcement during his presentation of the 2015 Estimates of Revenue and Expenditures in Parliament Wednesday morning. ...

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VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN IS LINKED TO REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH PROBLEMS

VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN IS LINKED TO REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH PROBLEMS

On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, PAHO/WHO calls for a stronger health sector response Washington, D.C., 24 November 2014 (PAHO/WHO) – Unintended pregnancies, sexually transmitted infections, and miscarriages are more frequent among women who report having experienced violence at any point in their lives, studies from multiple countries aro...

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GRENADA’S MIN. OF SPORTS CONGRATULATES JAMES & HAMILTON

GRENADA’S MIN. OF SPORTS CONGRATULATES JAMES & HAMILTON

ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, November 24, 2014: Grenada’s Minister of Youth and Sports, Hon. Emmalin Pierre, extends congratulations to Kirani James on being voted the top sportsman in the Caribbean across sporting disciplines by the Caribbean Sports Journalists Association and to Lewis Hamilton for winning his second Formula One Drivers' World Championship with a comfortable victor...

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DIGICEL RESPONDS TO STATEMENTS MADE BY CABLE & WIRELESS

DIGICEL RESPONDS TO STATEMENTS MADE BY CABLE & WIRELESS

· Believes that Cable & Wireless has over-paid by US$1 billion · Calls on regulators to see through Cable & Wireless/Columbus smokescreen and subject proposed transaction to fullest regulatory scrutiny Tuesday 18th November 2014 – Kingston, Jamaica. Digicel today called on all regulatory bodies throughout the Caribbean to see through the smokescreen put up by Cable & Wireless/...

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THE UNITED KINGDOM ANNOUNCES AID PROGRAMME FOR FIVE EASTERN CARIBBEAN COUNTRIES …

THE UNITED KINGDOM ANNOUNCES AID PROGRAMME FOR FIVE EASTERN CARIBBEAN COUNTRIES UNTIL 2020.

Hugh Walker (Head of DFID Caribbean) today signed a joint letter of intent with Grenada on behalf of the Rt Hon Desmond Swayne MP Minister for International Development. Mr Walker said "the United Kingdom is committed to the long-term development of the Caribbean. The Department for International Development (DFID) is starting a new set of development programmes which will run ...

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OECS BUSINESSES SEEK GREATER EXPOSURE IN CANADIAN MARKETS

OECS BUSINESSES SEEK GREATER EXPOSURE IN CANADIAN MARKETS

OECS Export Development Unit, Roseau Dominica November 17th  2014 - The Trade Facilitation Office of Canada (TFO Canada) with support from the Dominica-based OECS Export Development Unit (OECS EDU) will host half-day seminars on Exporting to Canada. The first of these will take place in Saint Lucia on Tuesday 18th November, while the second is scheduled for Dominica on Thursday...

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CARIBBEAN EXPORT OUTLOOK: A STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION

CARIBBEAN EXPORT OUTLOOK: A STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION

Bridgetown, BARBADOS, November 17, 2014.  The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) launched its new flagship publication the Caribbean Export OUTLOOK on Wednesday 12th November, 2014 at the Hilton Barbados Resort on the final day of the 2-day high profile Exporters’ Colloquium.The OUTLOOK publication fills a gap in the market where there are no other publicati...

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DIGICEL RESPONDS TO THE PROPOSED ACQUISITION OF COLUMBUS INTERNATIONAL BY CABLE …

DIGICEL RESPONDS TO THE PROPOSED ACQUISITION OF COLUMBUS INTERNATIONAL BY CABLE & WIRELESS

Thursday 6th November 2014 – Kingston, Jamaica. Digicel notes today’s public announcement in relation to the proposed acquisition of Columbus International Inc. (“Columbus”) by Cable and Wireless Communications Plc (“CWC”).   Although the full details of the proposed merger have not yet been made public, Digicel is naturally concerned about the clear and obvious challenges and ...

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CWC AGREES TO ACQUIRE COLUMBUS INTERNATIONAL INC. TO ACCELERATE GROWTH STRATEGY …

CWC AGREES TO ACQUIRE COLUMBUS INTERNATIONAL INC. TO ACCELERATE GROWTH STRATEGY AND DELIVER SUPERIOR CUSTOMER SERVICE

The combined business will: • Deliver broader pro-consumer product offerings and improved services• Inject state of the art TV and next-generation super-high-speed broadband technology into CWC• Deliver huge opportunities to the Business and Government sectors• Provide rapid lead in fixed mobile convergence through premier network platform Cable and Wireless Communica...

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CARNIVAL CRUISE LINES RETURN TO GRENADA AFTER 15 YEARS

CARNIVAL CRUISE LINES RETURN TO GRENADA AFTER 15 YEARS

(St. George’s, Grenada) 4 November, 2014 - Carnival Cruise Lines returned to Grenada for the 2014/2015 cruise season on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 after an absence of fifteen years. The Carnival Splendor berthed for the first time from 8:00am to 4:00pm at Melville Street Cruise Terminal with a passenger capacity of three thousand and two (3,002). The return of Carnival Cruise Li...

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GRENADA ATTENDS WORLD TRAVEL MARKET

GRENADA ATTENDS WORLD TRAVEL MARKET

(St. George’s, Grenada) 3 November, 2014 - Minister of Tourism and Civil Aviation, Hon. Alexandra Otway-Noel leads the Grenadian delegation which includes representatives from the Grenada Tourism Authority and the tourism sector to the World Travel Market (WTM) in London, United Kingdom. The event takes place 3rd - 6th November, 2014. WTM is the largest business to business eve...

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COUNTRIES OF THE AMERICAS PLAN FOR POSSIBLE EBOLA INTRODUCTION

COUNTRIES OF THE AMERICAS PLAN FOR POSSIBLE EBOLA INTRODUCTION

Delegates from more than 30 PAHO/WHO member countries met in Cuba to discuss actions to ensure they can detect and contain any introduction of Ebola virus disease in Latin America or the CaribbeanHavana, Cuba, 30 October 2014 (PAHO/WHO) – Delegates from more than 30 countries of the Americas held discussions on October 29 and 30 in Havana, Cuba, on preparedness planning for the...

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FATMAN GEORGE: THERE IS MORE I HAVE TO DO

Dear Editor:

My name is Kim Jean. I’m writing from Chicago, Illinois. I had the great honour of talking with Grenada’s very own Lindon “Fatman” George on my podcast – inpractopia – and came out feeling privileged to hear his words. I wanted to talk with a Caribbean comedian and found a gem in Fatman. I knocked out a guest from a country I had not had on my show, plus someone to talk comedy with.

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