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JetBlue Officially Begins Selling New York-Grenada Flights

February 27, 2015 | 12:36 am | 0 Comment

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Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue has announced that its new New York-Grenada service is officially out for sale. The twice-weekly service between New York’s John F Kennedy Airport and Grenada’s Maurice Bishop International Airport is slated to begin June 11. That will make Grenada JetBlue’s 90th city. “As our 27th more...

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Grenada Mulls Geothermal Energy

February 17, 2015 | 12:59 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Following moves by several nearby Caribbean islands, Grenada is exploring the potential of geothermal energy on the island. Last year, the government signed a “support partnership framework” with the government of New Zealand, aiming to facilitate such exploration, and now that is moving forward. The more...

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Grenada Gets $1.6 Million Grant from Germany for Green Energy

February 12, 2015 | 3:33 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Germany’s government has agreed to provide just under $1.6 million in funding to support reforms in Grenada’s energy sector. The funding from Germany’s Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety is for a project called “Reform of the Electricity Sector to more...

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Grenada Reports 18.4 Percent Increase in Tourist Arrivals

February 12, 2015 | 1:10 am | 0 Comment

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Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Grenada received 133,521 tourist arrivals in 2014, according to new data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. That represented an 18.4 percent increase over 2013, the highest rate of any CARICOM member state. The country’s tourism sector was boosted by a very strong summer season that more...

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China to Build More Homes in Grenada

February 10, 2015 | 11:40 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff China is planning to continue its housing construction project in Grenada. Grenada Housing Minister Delma Thomas said this week that the country’s government had signed a new agreement with China for “additional houses.” Grenada’s Foreign Minister, Clarice Modeste Curwen, has signed an agreement more...

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China, Grenada “Renew Commitment”

January 24, 2015 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

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Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff China and Grenada have “renewed their commitment” toward strengthening their bilateral relationship, the government of Grenada announced this week. The two sides “renewed” their commitment at a recent ceremony to mark the 10th anniversary of the resumption of diplomatic relations between Grenada and more...

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Grenada Announces Appointment of New Macroeconomic Advisor

January 21, 2015 | 5:21 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada has announced the appointment of A. Michael Batiste as the country’s new Macroeconomic Advisor. Baptiste will be based in the Ministry of Finance and Energy, according to a government release. A native of Trinidad and Tobago, Baptiste is an economist and public policy analyst whose “whose more...

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Delta to Launch New Service to Grenada

January 11, 2015 | 8:25 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Airlines is making a concerted expansion push in the Caribbean, and Grenada is the latest beneficiary. Delta will be launching a new weekly service between Atlanta and Grenada this summer, according to Grenada’s government. The new service will be operated on Saturdays beginning June 6, lasting more...

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Carlson Rezidor Names New Executive in Americas Region

January 8, 2015 | 6:58 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: the Radisson Grenada Beach Resort By the Caribbean Journal staff Carlson Rezidor has named Fred Schwartz as the company’s new vice president of owner relations for the Americas region. Schwartz will report directly to Philip Silberstein, the executive vice president for development and Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group in the Americas. “Fred is a highly more...

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Grenada Reaches Deal to Restructure Taiwanese Debt

January 8, 2015 | 12:02 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Grenada says it has reached a “comprehensive” agreement to restructure its debt to the Export-Import Bank of Taiwan. The agreement reduces the principal outstanding on the $36.6 million loan by 50 percent. In a statement, Grenada said the move “resolves Grenada’s decade-long more...

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