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Dickon Mitchell Sworn Into Office As Prime Minister Of Grenada

Attorney at Law 44-year-old Dickon Mitchell was sworn in on Friday afternoon as Grenada’s ninth Prime Minister, pledging to end nepotism, reform the electoral system and work for the betterment of the tri-island state. Mr. Mitchell led the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) to a 9-6 victory over longtime political stalwart Prime Minister and New National Party (NNP) Party leader […]


Grenada Gets US$25 Million From World Bank

The World Bank Board has approved the financing of US$25 million for Grenada’s First Recovery and Resilience Programmatic Development Policy Credit. The World Bank says the COVID-19 pandemic caused massive socio-economic impacts, which are expected to exacerbate the pre-existing vulnerabilities of Grenada as a small island developing state. The financing is expected to help support Grenada’s recovery by promoting a […]


West Indies Name Unchanged 13-Member Squad For 3rd Apex Test

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada – Cricket West Indies (CWI) Men’s Selection Panel has named an unchanged squad for the third and final Apex Test match against England. The match will be the series decider and will be played at the Grenada National Stadium from March 24-28. The three-match Apex Series is level 0-0 following a draws in the first Apex Test […]


Grenadians Set To Receive Stimulus Package

The Grenada government led by Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell has announced EC$36 million economic stimulus package for its population. The package is expected to benefit close to 9,000 nationals directly as well as 10,000 indirectly. The Prime Minister said in a press report that the government is in the advanced stages of preparation for the implementation of the package. […]


Grenada Bags US$8.95 Million Loan From IDB

Photo Source: YouTube The Grenada government is set to get US$8.95 million in loan from the Inter-American Development Bank. It has a variable interest rate of about 2.06% and the terms and conditions include a five-year grace period, with repayment over 20 years. The loan will serve as a stimulus to help people who have been marginalized by the Impact […]


Grenada Set To Meet Visitor Arrivals Target

According to a press report, Grenada says it is set to welcome half-a-million visitors to the island with tourism officials backing its “marketing beyond the main hub” campaign. Patricia Maher, the chief executive officer of the Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA), reportedly said, “We’re on track to meet our target of 500,000 overall visitors to Grenada, Carriacou, and Petite Martinique this […]


5 Places To Visit In Grenada

Hail Grenada, land of ours We pledge ourselves to thee Heads, hearts and hands in unity To reach our destiny  Ever conscious of God Being proud of our heritage May we with faith and courage Aspire, build, advance As one people, one family God bless our nation. National Anthem — Irva Blackette Nee Baptiste The State of Grenada consists of […]


Grenada Wins IMF Praise

The Caribbean island, Grenada, known as the “Spice Isle” received commendation from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for its strong economic performance during the period under review recently. The country recorded economic growth trending upwards to nearly four percent last year, according to the IMF. The announcement came amidst a delegation visit and the sixth review of Grenada’s IMF-supported ECF […]