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Grenada Looks to Tourism Ambassadors

 By Lincoln Depradine The Grenadian government is considering initiatives to attract “bona fide” investors to the country and generate greater employment opportunities. The initiatives were revealed Tuesday during the unveiling of a new strategic plan for taking Grenada’s tourism industry …

For St George, a Place of Relaxation

 Above: Ambassador Xu Jianguo, Alice Roberts of the Grenada Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Prime Minister Tillman Thomas By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada and China, with backing from the private sector, have opened Tri-Centennial Park, to commemorate the Town …

Grenada’s Thomas, in Paris, Calls on UNESCO for Educational Support

 By the Caribbean Journal The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation needs to “deepen the partnership” with member states to help transform education, according to Grenadian Prime Minister Denzil Douglas. Thomas, who was speaking at the Leaders Forum of …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada is working to develop a strategy for greater private sector involvement in the country’s nutmeg industry, something Prime Minister Tillman Thomas said he welcomed. Thomas was speaking after a presentation of the Grenada Nutmeg …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenadian telecom firm FLOW launched its Community Access Points project last week, an initiative aimed at improving broadband connectivity and Information and Communication-related Technologies to underserved communities in the country. The project will invest $200,000 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff While Kirani James has been making quite the name for Grenada’s sporting culture in Europe, he might have some competition. Prime Minister Tillman Thomas has congratulated Grenadian netballer Lottysha Cato on her accomplishments in the …

 Above: PM Tillman Thomas (Photo: GIS) For small island states like Grenada, development is balancing act, where governments must weigh the benefits of development against efforts to conserve their heritage, Grenadian Prime Minister Tillman Thomas said yesterday. Thomas, who was …

 By Lincoln Depradine Grenada’s Works and Physical Development Minister, Joseph Gilbert, is excited about a Chinese offer of monetary assistance for regional infrastructural development. “Grenada and other Caribbean countries now have a golden opportunity to undertake much-needed investment in developing …

 Above: Kirani James By Lincoln Depradine Kirani James has done it again. After the 19-year-old Grenadian star won the 400 meters on August 30 at the World Championships in South Korea in 44.60 seconds, he bettered his own World Championship …

 Housing Minister Alleyne Walker and Prime Minister Tillman Thomas (GIS Photo) The beginning of the first phase of Grenada’s Greater Greenville Project is part of a new development push by the government that includes a series of infrastructure projects. Prime …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean region can wield global influence despite its small size through diplomacy, according to acting CARICOM Secretary General Lolita Applewhaite. “It is the force of ideas and creativity that are our strengths as we …