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Grenada Courts Tourists in Trinidad

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff In a bid to expand tourism, Grenada is looking close to home. The country is hosting a series of promotional activities in Trinidad and Tobago this week, including two travel agent …

Grenada Reaches Deal to Restructure Taiwanese Debt

 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 …

Grenada Looks to Add New Hotels

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada’s government says the country needs “at least 3,000 hotel rooms,” Governor General Dr Cecile La Grenada said in her Throne Speech last week. Seeking to make Grenada “a world-class tourism destination,” …

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 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 …

 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 …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A new planned port project in the area of Sauteurs is “very much on stream,” the government said this week. Drawings have already been completed on the multimillion-dollar project and financing …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada will be launching a programme to distribute tablet computers in the country’s schools in September, the government announced this week. The plan will be conducted with help from telecommunications firm …

 Above: construction work on the new plants (Photo: GG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada is constructing solar power plants to generate electricity for a pair of new planned reverse osmosis plants on the islands of Carriacou and Petite Martinique. …

 Above: the Calabash Grenada resort By the Caribbean Journal staff The Calabash Grenada hotel will soon be undertaking a multimillion-dollar upgrade project, the property announced Monday. The resort will be closing in August and September to “extensively upgrade the resort,” …

 Above: Grenada (Caribbean Journal photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada Prime Minister Dr Keith MItchell has announced plans for a 15-year “National Development Plan.” The proposal was revealed following a visit to several cities in North Americ including New …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada will be building a new teaching hospital in partnership with St George’s University, according to Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell. In a statement, the government said it had secured backing …

 Above: Kirani James By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada’s Kirani James started his 2014 Diamond League season with a bang, winning the 400M at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meet this weekend in Oregon. The 21-year-old James finished in 43.97 …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A high-level delegation from Japan has arrived in Grenada to take part in the 15th Annual Ministerial Meeting on Sustainable Use of Living Marine Resources. The meeting, which is being held …

 Above: Carriacou By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada’s government is building reverse osmosis desalination plants on the islands of Carriacou and Petite Martinique. The projects are being funded by the CARICOM Climate Change Centre, and Mark Bynoe, an environmental economist …

 Above: Kirani James signs the deal with LIME Grenada GM Angus Steele By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenadian star sprinter Kirani James has signed an endorsement deal with LIME, the company announced today. James, the current world champion in the …

 Above: Grenadian Prime Minister Tillman Thomas (UN Photo/JC McIlwaine) By Alexander Britell GRENADA – Last weekend, Grenada hosted the seventh UK-Caribbean Forum, a series of high-level talks aimed at developing a new and more modern relationship between the UK and …

 Above: St George’s (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Grenadian government has begun meetings with a number of national organizations aimed at providing updates on the progress of national developments. Prime Minister Tillman Thomas has led the discussions …

 GRENADA – Kirani James has made his way onto the international stage about as quickly has he finishes a 400m race. The 19-year-old Grenadian (and former University of Alabama star) has seized the spotlight, particularly in Grenada, where he was …