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Items filtered by date: June 2016

Students Of St. Mark’s Among Top CPEA Performers

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Students of St. Mark continue to shine and were among the top performers in the 2016 Caribbean Primary Exit Assessment examination (CPEA). 

Grenada Informer Newspaper first visited the Samaritan Presbyterian School where Maya Martin was the top performer placing 29th with a total of 466 points in the exam. In an interview the shy but overwhelmed student said that preparation for the exam was excellent with the help of her parents, teachers, peers as well as her siblings. She said that apart from the extra classes in school during the Easter holiday and on the weekends she engaged herself in extra studies of her own at home which she said assisted her a great deal.


Crisis Communication workshop a success

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Media practitioners in Grenada were among the group of stakeholders listed by the Grenada Tourism Authority to participate in a three-day workshop aimed at strengthening local capacity to respond in time of crisis. 

 The workshop, which was held at the Coyaba Beach Resort last Thursday was facilitated by veteran Journalist Johnson Johnrose, Communication Specialist at the Caribbean Tourism Organisation, and targeted participation from various interest groups throughout the State of Grenada whose action in one way or another can impact Grenada as a tourism destination in times of crisis.


Another Road Fatality

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The village of Corinth in St David’s is the location of the latest road fatality for the year 2016. A young man from the town of St George met his death when his Mitsubishi Lancer Car PS 452 collided with a bus just after 5:30 am on Sunday.

 According to information reaching the Grenada Informer the young man who went by the name of Khadafi Church died on the scene of the accident shortly after the impact that left the other occupants of the car traumatized.


St. David’s Track Blazers National Champs 2016

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St. David’s based athletes flying the banner “ St David’s Track Blazers” emerged champions of the 2016 National Championship Athletic Meet held last Saturday at the Grenada Athletic Stadium.

 After the dust had settled late into the evening on Saturday the athletes from St. David’s amassed a total of 150 points to top the table 67 points ahead of their closest rival, IT Dat Academy which finished second with 82.50 points.


Grenada Introduces Exciting Investment Opportunities to Europe

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Grenada’s Implementation Minister Honourable Alexandra Otway is back on the island after a brief swing through Europe promoting the country’s Citizenship by Investment (CBI) Programme.

Minister Otway was on a tri-city tour introducing entrepreneurs, commercial experts, and international businesspersons to the Caribbean’s ‘Isle of Spice.’

The minister was the guest of honour in a series of events organised in London, Zurich, and Geneva – three cities that were strategically chosen due to their prominence in the investment market, and for their fame as Europe’s financial capitals.


Prime Slams NDC For Constitutional Hypocrisy

Former Deputy Political Leader of the National Democratic Congress, George Prime has taken a swipe at the party over what he says is a level of highway hypocrisy in the manner in which they are approaching the issue of constitutional reform.

Prime pointed out that the NDC was at one time championing the cause for constitutional forum but now seems to have a problem because the ruling New National Party is quickly advancing the process.



Prime Minister and Political Leader of the New National Party, Dr Keith Mitchell seems to be indicating that they would welcome the presence of George Prime into the house of the New National Party and as a representative of the current administration and Prime likewise seems up and ready to lend his talents to nation building.

Responding to a question from Inside Carriacou and Petite Martinique about the rising speculation that Prime is currently in talks with the NNP to be embraced in the fold, Dr Mitchell says that he himself has heard such reports.


Grenada School for Special Education Receives 20,000 Gallon Tank

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The Grenada School for Special Education can boast of being the first school in Grenada to implement climate smart technologies for domestic and gardening purposes. The school is the recipient of a 20,000 gallon concrete tank, solar pump, water saving drip irrigation system and water cleaning first flush system.

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on June 22nd 2016 to commission the system of the project jointly implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture, Lands, Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment in collaboration with UNDP-Integrated Climate Change Adaptation Strategies project.  


The Queen honours the achievements of Young Leaders

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Last week Thursday The Queen presented awards to the 2016 Queen’s Young Leaders including Ali Dowden from Grenada in a special ceremony at Buckingham Palace. His Royal Highness Prince Harry attended the event in support of The Queen, which recognised exceptional young people from across the Commonwealth who are making lasting change in their communities. 

Former Prime Minister and Chairman of The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust, Sir John Major, David Beckham and Sir Lenny Henry were also in attendance.

Speaking at the ceremony, Prince Harry said: “The Queen’s Young Leaders award recognises what you have achieved, not for yourselves, but for your communities, for your peers, and for those less fortunate.”


Grand Celebration For Mrs. Mends’ 100th Birthday

They came from near and far, at home and abroad to embrace the occasion of the celebration of the 100th birthday of Mrs. Judith Mends, who has and continues to make a major impact on the lives of those she is in contact with, even those whom she has never met.

The event marking her century milestone was three fold as she registered her triple figure score on Tuesday June 21st.  Born on this day in 1916, Mrs. Mends was showered with the love of her family members from at home and abroad along with hundreds of friends who demonstrated their gratitude for what she has done for them in the past. 

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