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Items filtered by date: August 2015

Woman In Custody Following Foetus Discovery

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A 27 year old female from L’Esterre, Carriacou was on Tuesday in police custody assisting lawmen with investigation into the discovery of a foetus.

The estimated seven month old foetus of what is said to have been a male was discovered on Tuesday afternoon in nearby bushes along the busy Lauristan road. The foetus was found some 600 meters north of the Lauristan Mini Stadium. Reports are that residents of the community became suspicious when they discovered that the stomach of the once visibly pregnant woman had suddenly become deflated, without evidence of a baby.  


GPC Employees Stage Protest

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Employees at the Grenada Postal Corporation are determined to have their concerns addressed by management or else they would be forced to escalate their protests.

On Tuesday employees led by their unions, the Technical and Allied Workers Union, TAWU and the Public Workers Union, PWU, protested in front of the corporation’s headquarters at Burns Point with the objective of convincing the corporation to address issues of increments, salary increases, and pension among other outstanding concerns.


Father Warns Men To Beware Of YOUNG FEMALE PREDATORS

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The father of a nineteen-year-old man is issuing a warning to males who have difficulty in controlling their sexual passion, to be careful with under-aged girls and the mothers and guardians who are intent on using their girls to make money. 

The fifty-year old father of three, including one teenaged female, said he was surprised and disgusted when he learned that his son could possibly face the court for allegedly having sex with a fifteen-year-old girl.


Manager Baptiste: “Grenada stands a good chance of defending its title.”

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Manager of the Grenada National Senior Cricket team Sergeant Rondell Baptiste is confident that the 2015 national team stands an excellent chance of successfully defending the Windward Island title won in 2014.

Speaking to the Grenada Informer via telephone on Tuesday, one day before the team left Grenada for St Vincent and the Grenadines, Baptiste said, given the level of preparation that went into getting the team ready for the tournament, he firmly believes that they can be successful.


Residents Of BBH Fretting With “Glory-Cedar” Fencing

A fretting and vexing situation has been confronting residents of Harvey Vale and surrounding communities over the  method  chosen by the Ministry of Carriacou and Petite Martinique to fence the area’s main playing field which is the third most important on the sister isles.

In a strange move the ministry has planted several glory cedar trees as a replacement for the iron poles which once stood with decency to uphold the wire fencing.  


GDA Alumni Empowers Students’ Reading Skills

Students across the sister isles, who attended the inaugural Grenada Alumni Committee “read across the nation” program, are now anxious to expose what they have learnt to their fellow classmates when the new school year commences in September.

The program, which attracted about 40 students, saw them deeply involved in the fundamental principles of reading several books.  Present at the exercise were Minister for Carriacou and Petite Martinique Affairs, Hon. Elvin Nimrod, Minister of State in the Ministry of Education, Simon Stiell and local liaisons for the one day forum, former Principal Christine David and Maria Hamlet.


Man accuses St. Mark’s police of brutality

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St. Mark’s resident Frederick Richardson from Non-Pariel, has accused the St. Mark’s police of brutality claiming the police beat him while he was in their custody.

 Speaking to the Grenada Informer on August 5th,  Richardson said his ordeal unfolded at the Union Police Station sometime in April of this year. He said that he had decided to sell one of two gas cylinders he had at home, to a friend that needed one at the time. According to the man, he had left home about 5’0 clock one afternoon and went to deliver the cylinder to his friend, when suddenly the police stopped and told him “Mr. Richardson, we want you for questioning concerning some cylinders” and started questioning him concerning the cylinders. 


After Carnival – What Next For SMC

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Spicemas 2015 along with other activities like Emancipation Day and other cultural activities are now history. 

Chief Executive Officer, CEO of the Grenada Cultural Foundation (GCF) and acting CEO of Spicemas Corporation (SMC) – Miss Shirma Wells has indicated that, while the high point of the cultural season is over, engagements within the GCF and SMC continue. In that light she hinted that there is an upcoming symposium whereby the general public will be given a chance to air their views and to analyze not only the carnival but the entire season comprising emancipation events on the first weekend in August and carnival on the second.


More Javelins For Track Blazers

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Last Monday, the Track Blazers’ Sports Club of St. David received two more Javelins and a state-of-the-art case, which can hold four instruments. 

This timely gift is in continued support to the club by the PETNA Foundation in the United States, which promised to assist the club in whatever areas necessary and possible. So impressed is coach Denise Williams that, in describing the case itself, she passionately stated that when someone walks on to the field with a case like that, it alone is a challenge and a threat to competitors. 

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