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New Hotel Planned For Carriacou

April 18, 2014 | 12:02 pm | 0 Comment

New Hotel Planned For Carriacou

Above: Leo Joseph (Photo: GG)By the Caribbean Journal staffThe Grenadian island of Carriacou could soon have a new hotel, according to the government.The site of the hotel would be at the Mermaid Tavern, once a well-known hotel on the island originally called the Mermaid Inn.Leo Joseph, a local businessman who purchased the building and has begun more...

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Grenada to Rename Botanical Gardens For First Prime Minister

April 16, 2014 | 11:39 am | 0 Comment

Grenada to Rename Botanical Gardens For First Prime Minister

Above: the Botanical Gardens in GrenadaBy the Caribbean Journal staffGrenada will be renaming its Botanical Gardens after the country's first Prime Minister, Sir Eric Matthew Gairy, according to the government.Social Development Minister Delma Thomas said a team would soon begin upgrades to the gardens as part of the project."We will have a group of more...

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Grenada Looking to Court Investments in Green Energy

April 14, 2014 | 11:25 am | 0 Comment

Grenada Looking to Court Investments in Green Energy

Above: GrenadaBy the Caribbean Journal staffGrenada says it is targeting investments in green energy, following the signing of an expression of interest with Sir Richard Branson's Carbon War Room.Under the arrangements, the Carbon War Room would help Grenada in courting investors and other organizations to finalize a roadmap for "action and investment in more...

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Grenada Names Soca Artist New Cultural Ambassador

April 9, 2014 | 4:46 pm | 0 Comment

Grenada Names Soca Artist New Cultural Ambassador

Above: Hollice Mapp aka Mr KillaBy the Caribbean Journal staffGrenada's government has named Caribbean soca artist Hollice Mapp as the country's newest cultural ambassador.Mapp, whose stage name is "Mr Killa," is being given an official passport.The decision, which was made by Grenada's Cabinet, was announced following a Cabinet meeting on more...

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Grenada PM to Visit Washington

April 2, 2014 | 5:08 am | 0 Comment

Grenada PM to Visit Washington

Above: Grenada Prime Minister Dr Keith MitchellBy the Caribbean Journal staffGrenada Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell will be heading to Washington, DC next week for meetings with the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.In a statement, Grenada's government said the meetings would examine "Grenada’s development agenda as well as the rest of the more...

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Grenada Opens Fixed Base Operator Facility at Maurice Bishop Airport

March 28, 2014 | 7:08 am | 0 Comment

Grenada Opens Fixed Base Operator Facility at Maurice Bishop Airport

Above: Maurice Bishop International Airport in GrenadaBy the Caribbean Journal staffThe Grenada Airports Authority has officially opened the first fixed-base operator facility at the country's Maurice Bishop International Airport.The facility, which will cater to business general aviation services and airline first class and premium passengers, launched more...

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New Chocolate Factory Opens in Grenada

March 25, 2014 | 12:35 pm | 0 Comment

New Chocolate Factory Opens in Grenada

Above: chocolate company LA Burdick is a partner in the new factoryBy the Caribbean Journal staffGrenada has a new chocolate factory.The Diamond Chocolate Factory has officially opened in the area of St Mark's following an inauguration ceremony last week that included Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell.The Prime Minister said the new factory was "evidence more...

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Lewis Hamilton to Take Part in Top Gear Festival Barbados

March 24, 2014 | 12:32 pm | 0 Comment

Lewis Hamilton to Take Part in Top Gear Festival Barbados

Above: Lewis HamiltonBy the Caribbean Journal staffFormula 1 star Lewis Hamilton will be taking part in the upcoming Top Gear Festival in Barbados.Hamilton will appear on the track behind the wheel of his Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula 1 car during the festival, which will take place on May 17 and 18.It will be the Caribbean debut for the car at the Busy more...

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Grenada, IMF Reach $21.9M Agreement

March 16, 2014 | 5:31 pm | 0 Comment

Grenada, IMF Reach $21.9M Agreement

Above: GrenadaBy the Caribbean Journal staffThe government of Grenada and the International Monetary Fund have reached a staff-level agreement, the IMF announced.The economic programme will be supported by a three-year, $21.9 million extended credit facility, according to the IMF."The main objectives of the program are to restore fiscal and debt more...

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Caribbean Photo of the Week: Beausejour Pond in Carriacou, Grenada

March 16, 2014 | 6:18 am | 0 Comment

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Beausejour Pond in Carriacou, Grenada

The latest Caribbean Photo comes from CJ reader and current US Peace Corps Response Volunteer Melinda Blaise, who took this photo of Beausejour Pond on the Grenadian island of Carriacou. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to [email protected] with CPOTW in the headline and could be the next Caribbean Photo of the Week!— more...

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