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IMF: Grenada Economic Recovery “Slowly Taking Hold”

August 27, 2014 | 4:32 pm | 0 Comment

IMF: Grenada Economic Recovery “Slowly Taking Hold”

Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada has made a strong start in implementing its new IMF programme, the fund said following the completion of its first review of its programme with the country. The programme was approved in June for a total amount of $21.7 million. "The economic recovery is slowly taking hold and the growth outlook more...

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Grenada Tourism Minister Meets With Counterpart From Ontario

August 26, 2014 | 1:39 pm | 0 Comment

Grenada Tourism Minister Meets With Counterpart From Ontario

Above: the meeting in Toronto By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada Tourism Minister Alexandra Otway-Noel met last week with her counterpart from Ontario, Minister Micheal Coteau. Coteau, the son of a father from the Grenadian island of Carriacou, is also Ontario's Minister of Culture and Sport. According to a statement from the Grenadian government, the two more...

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England to Play First-Ever Test Cricket Match in Grenada

August 14, 2014 | 1:48 pm | 0 Comment

England to Play First-Ever Test Cricket Match in Grenada

Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff England will play its first-ever test cricket match in Grenada next year, the government announced. The match at the National Stadium in Grenada will take place during England's three-test tour in the Caribbean next April and May. Grenada Sports Minister Emmalin Pierre said the test would be a more...

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In Grenada, Celebrating Chocolate

August 1, 2014 | 7:48 pm | 0 Comment

In Grenada, Celebrating Chocolate

Above: sorting cocoa beans in Grenada (Photo: Grenada Chocolate Company) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada's profile in the chocolate industry has grown in recent years, thanks in large part to the Grenada Chocolate Company, which was founded in 1999. Now the world-renowned flavours of Grenadian chocolate and cocoa will be celebrated on the island, thanks to more...

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Grenada Sees Surge in Tourist Arrivals

July 30, 2014 | 1:36 pm | 0 Comment

Grenada Sees Surge in Tourist Arrivals

Above: the Sandals LaSource Grenada Resort (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Tourism to Grenada is surging, according to new data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. Tourism stopover arrivals to the island increased by 18.6 percent in the first half of 2014, compared to the first six months of 2013, according to the CTO data. The island received a more...

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Grenada Receives $10 Million Loan From Caribbean Development Bank

July 28, 2014 | 9:48 pm | 0 Comment

Grenada Receives $10 Million Loan From Caribbean Development Bank

Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Development Bank's board of directors has approved a $10 million policy-based loan for Grenada. The loan will support the Grenadian government's "reform priorities," according to the CDB. The loan is the first in a series of three $10 million policy-based loans that have been proposed for more...

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New Zealand Developer Investing $30 Million in Grenada Project

July 24, 2014 | 3:03 pm | 0 Comment

New Zealand Developer Investing $30 Million in Grenada Project

Above: Clarkes Court Bay By the Caribbean Journal staff A New Zealand-based developer is investing $30 million in the expansion of the Clarkes Court Bay Marina in Grenada. Developer Kelly Glass was on hand for the groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday, marking the start of official work on the project. "The expansion and further development of the Clarkes Court more...

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Grenada to Vote on Constitutional Changes in February 2015

July 16, 2014 | 4:33 pm | 0 Comment

Grenada to Vote on Constitutional Changes in February 2015

Above: Grenada (Caribbean Journal photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenadians will vote on proposed changes to the country's constitution in February 2015, the government announced. A report has already been submitted to the country's Cabinet by the Constitutional Reform Advisory Committee led by Dr Francis Alexis; that report covers 25 proposed areas for more...

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Caribbean Premier League Kicks Off Second Season in Grenada

July 12, 2014 | 12:43 pm | 0 Comment

Caribbean Premier League Kicks Off Second Season in Grenada

Above: CPL action on Friday in Grenada (Photo: CPL) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Limacol Caribbean Premier League kicked off its second-ever season of cricket in Grenada on Friday night. "After the huge success of the inaugural tournament we’ve got a lot to live up to but we’re confident this year will be even better," said Limacol Caribbean Premier more...

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Grenada, United States Come to Agreement on FATCA Law

June 30, 2014 | 4:24 pm | 0 Comment

Grenada, United States Come to Agreement on FATCA Law

Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada and the United States have reached an inter-governmental agreement under the latter's Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, the Grenadian government announced Monday. Grenada's government said it completed the negotiation of a model 1 inter-governmental agreement on June 16 to enable FATCA more...

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