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CARRIACOU PROJECT

GBN - Grenada - Tue, 30/11/2021 - 16:34

To address the ever-growing climate change issues that are affecting the fishing industry, Climate Smart Agriculture and Rural Enterprise Program (SAEP) has come up with innovative methods that are climate smart through a design called Fish Aggregating Device (FAD).

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10 YEAR OLD BOY DIES

GBN - Grenada - Tue, 30/11/2021 - 16:06

About eight lifeguards involved in Saturday’s attempt to save a ten-year-old boy at Grand Anse beach are said to be devastated by the outcome

 

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STIMULUS PACKAGE FOR EDUCATION

GBN - Grenada - Tue, 30/11/2021 - 16:03

Leader of the opposition Tobias Clement has proposed that government come forward with a stimulus package for the ministry of education.

Clement says this will facilitate the recovery of the education lost by some students during the period of the Covid 19 pandemic.

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IT HAS TO STOP

GBN - Grenada - Tue, 30/11/2021 - 15:56

Meanwhile, leader of the opposition Tobias Clement says the technical interruptions are a reflection of the country and its internet connectivity.

Highlighting the issues which erupted during his opening debate on the 2022 budget presentation, clement says it’s not a problem isolated to the parliament but witnessed throughout Grenada.

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IMPACTFUL PRESENTATION AND INTERRUPTIONS

GBN - Grenada - Tue, 30/11/2021 - 15:53

Where are the audited financial statements of government’s activities?

When was the last time such statements brought forward to the House of Representatives?

Noting the importance of the performance of the economy over a certain period leader of the opposition Tobias Clement also accused the NNP administration of delivering a copy and paste budget lacking substance.

Upon these precepts, technical issues with the audio a rose which seemed to too many viewers as sabotage and no coincidence.

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NEW METHOD FOR SEA MOSS CULTIVATION

GBN - Grenada - Mon, 29/11/2021 - 23:03

A Sea moss marine culture exercise was completed at the breakwater project site in Sauteurs, St. Patrick on Tuesday.

The exercise focused on making the transition to eliminate the use of plastic bottles as flotation mechanisms and replace them with bamboo which is environmentally friendly, unlike plastic bottles which are unsightly and environmentally hazardous.

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STILL UNSETTLED

GBN - Grenada - Mon, 29/11/2021 - 22:59

President of the Grenada Technical and Allied Workers Union says the tide has shifted to the vilest place for employees, at the Spice Island Beach Resort as the hotel refuses to pay what is due to them.

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CHRISTMAS IN QUARANTINE POINT IS BACK

GBN - Grenada - Mon, 29/11/2021 - 22:56

Quarantine Point Recreational Park will be transformed into a spectacle of holiday lights, come Saturday December 4th. It’s a time for families to release the stress, and relax.

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VENDORS PROTEST CONTINUE

GBN - Grenada - Mon, 29/11/2021 - 22:51

Vendors at the Grand Anse spice and craft market, most unvaccinated were back in protest mode on Friday

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GOVERNMENT RELIEF

GBN - Grenada - Mon, 29/11/2021 - 22:48

The much-anticipated relief for Grenadians expected to come in the budget presentation seemingly did not disappoint as the economic or financial reprieve came in two or even three folds.

Extremely high gas prices at the pumps paired with skyrocketing electricity bills have helped paint a dismal picture and hit hardest where it hurts most financially especially during a global pandemic and economic recession.

 

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GUT CREDIT UNION TAMCC GRANT

GBN - Grenada - Thu, 25/11/2021 - 19:40

The financial challenge for at least eighteen families are lessened thanks to the Grenada union of teachers credit unions’ provision of scholarships to students attending the T.A Marryshow Community College

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G’DA PAVILION RECOGNISED IN DUBAI

GBN - Grenada - Thu, 25/11/2021 - 19:26

The Grenada team in expo Dubai 2020 has come in for high commendation from people visiting the pavilion.

One such individual is the United Arab Emirates minister of state His Excellency Sheek Mubarak Al Narrine.

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PM ON CONTRACT WORK

GBN - Grenada - Thu, 25/11/2021 - 19:21

Despite understanding the plight of contract workers within the public service Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell says that government’s hands remain tied due to certain fiscal responsibilities with international lending agencies.

While noting the importance of regularising contract work, the Prime Minister said the question left to be answered is what government can do about the issue.

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MOVING TOWARDS DECRIMINALISATION CANNABIS

GBN - Grenada - Thu, 25/11/2021 - 19:12

Rastafarians have been very vocal about the decriminalisation\legalisation of cannabis in Grenada, since according to them, Grenada is one of the last countries in the region to take such a step.

Christlina John spoke with a member of the Rastafarian committee about government’s move to table a bill before parliament on Friday that will make way to answer their call.

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PWU BUDGET EXPECTATIONS

GBN - Grenada - Thu, 25/11/2021 - 19:04

President of the Public Workers Union Brian Grimes says they will have a keen eye when the budget is presented on Friday.

The Public Sector Union is hoping that government addresses areas such as infrastructure of government buildings, education, and increasing capacity of human resources within the health sector.

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PM ON OIL AND GAS

GBN - Grenada - Thu, 25/11/2021 - 19:00

The focus on oil and gas has changed drastically within the last three years since the famous pronouncement by Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell just before his party retained office in 2018.

He had confirmed a large deposit of commercially viable oil and gas in Grenada’s waters.

 

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GARMENT FACTORY

GBN - Grenada - Wed, 24/11/2021 - 20:32

Three months into operation, Spice Fashion, and Designs Co-operative limited management is beaming with pride at its accomplishments

Located at pearls St. Andrew, the garment factory according to its manager, is like no other as it proudly displays its latest line of products just in time for Christmas

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HOW ARE YOU CELEBRATING CHRISTMAS

GBN - Grenada - Wed, 24/11/2021 - 20:27

The month of November is about to end and the Christmas season is rolling through; but due to the impact of Covid 19, will families be celebrating Christmas as usual?

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COVID 19 CLUSTER GROWS

GBN - Grenada - Wed, 24/11/2021 - 20:22

Aggressive contact tracing continues to identify individuals who were in direct contact with crew aboard one of Grenada’s inter-island Ferries.

The tally is slowly Raising as health officials in Carriacou leave no stones unturned in unveiling the recent exposure to covid-19 on the sister isles.

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WATER SUPPLY NETWORK EXPANSION AND UPGRADES

GBN - Grenada - Wed, 24/11/2021 - 20:10

The United Kingdom Caribbean infrastructure partnership fund funded South St. George water supply and waste water improvement project is estimated to begin at the end of the first quarter or the start of the second quarter of 2022.

The project involves several upgrades and expansions of water supply networks and treatment of sewage to cover the entire south of Grenada.

 

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