October 22, 2018

Caribbean Ministers approve plan to prepare for the health impact of climate change on small island developing states

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Third Global Conference on Health and Climate: Special Focus on Small Island Developing States, concluded on Wednesday with an Action Plan to be implemented in the Region  Washington, D.C., October 18 2018 (PAHO / WHO) — Ministers from across the Region of the Caribbean have agreed on an Action Plan to ensure that the health […]

Grenada to host PAHO/WHO Third Global Conference on Health and Climate

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Press Conference on the Third Global Conference on Health and Climate, convened by PAHO and WHO WHAT: Press Conference on the III Global Conference on Health and Climate. Ministers of Health and Environment from throughout the Caribbean will meet in St George’s, Grenada, on 16-17 October 2018 to discuss actions needed to ensure climate-resilient health […]

Grenada: NDC calls for postponement of 6 November CCJ referendum

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By Linda Straker From Now Granada NDC will not support the referendum bill as it now stands Cites flaws and discrepancies in the current CCJ Bill TUC calls for removal of constitutional provision so CCJ can hear elections petition Joseph Andall, Acting Political Leader of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), wants government to […]

New anti-Caribbean Court of Justice group

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From Antigua Observer A month before the electorate will be asked to vote in a referendum to determine whether or not the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) should replace the Privy Council as the nation’s final court of appeal, a new group has been formed to streamline opposition to the process. The CCJ CAN WAIT […]

Serve as ‘Test Case’ for climate-related technologies, Grenada urges Caribbean nations

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From WIC UNITED NATIONS: The island country Grenada has called on other Caribbean nations and Small Island Development States (SIDS) to serve as ‘test cases’ for nationwide implementation of climate-related technologies and advances. While addressing in the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) debate, Grenada’s Foreign Affairs Minister Peter David said the Caribbean also represents some […]

Grenadian stakeholders finalise forestry, wildlife and protected area frameworks for the tri-island state

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St. Georges, September 19, 2018 – Practitioners, policy makers and civil society groups participated in the second national workshop to complete the updating of the National Forest Policy and Strategic Plan, and Protected Area, Forest and Wildlife Act for Grenada. The Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) facilitated this second national workshop along with the Ministry […]

Local justice versus the CCJ – a personal experience

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By Norris Mitchell, Grenada, From Caribbean News Now Letter: Dear Sir: The announcement by the prime minister to hold a second referendum in November of this year, in order to accede to the appellate court of the CCJ as a national priority, ahead of fixing the parlous state of the judicial system in Grenada, has […]

Antigua and Grenada moving to join the CCJ

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BY AZAD ALI From Caribbean Life Two CARICOM countries — Antigua and Grenada — are to hold referendums on Nov. 6, 2018 to decide if they should join the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ). This is Antigua’s first referendum, while it would be Grenada’s second, which was rejected in 2016, where other items were also […]

Dreamy Weddings Shortlisted For Caribbean Wedding Awards

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  From the St. Kitts Tourism Authority Friday, August 24, 2018 — Basseterre, St. Kitts – Dreamy Weddings & Tours Inc, based in the island of St. Kitts, a leading Caribbean destination wedding planner, has been shortlisted for two of the 2018 Caribbean Wedding Industry Awards (CWIA) under the categories of “Caribbean Wedding Planner of […]

Guyanese CSEC students, others has performed better this year

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By Wonita Stephens From Guyana Guardian A larger number of Guyanese students and their Caribbean counterparts has done much better at this year’s CSEC examinations when compared to last year. At a ceremony held in Grenada earlier today to reveal the collective results of this years CSEC, the Caribbean Examinations Council has presented figures which suggest […]