September 19, 2018

Grenada marks 40 years of independence

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By Larry Luxner From Baltimore Post-Examiner U.S. Army Rangers parachute into Grenada during Operation Urgent Fury, October 25 1983. Grenada, which in October marked the 30th anniversary of the U.S. invasion that overthrew the island’s Marxist regime, celebrated the 40th anniversary of its independence on Feb. 7. Back in 1983, President Ronald Reagan had feared […]

Grenada celebrates 40th anniversary of political independence

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From Caribbean360 Grenada was the first English-speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country to have a change of government by the bullet rather than the ballot. ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, Friday February 7, 2014, CMC – Grenada is celebrating its 40th anniversary of political independence from Britain on Friday with the traditional military parade and Prime Minister Dr. […]

Grenada Sailing Week

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Grenada Sailing Week – A massive success From Sail World At the Island Water World Grenada Sailing Week 2014 official prize giving if the smiles and laughter is the measure of a successful regatta, then the 2014 edition was a massive success. Hundreds of sailors from all over the Caribbean, and indeed from all over […]

Jamaica bank improving electronic security after mass Target breach

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From Caribbean360 The NCB executive noted that pirates were good at sending emails with fake websites or downloading Trojans “that can compromise security irrespective of what is on the banking website.” KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tuesday January 28, 2014, CMC – One of the largest financial service providers here, the National Commercial Bank (NCB) is in the […]

Grenada failed to capitalize on ‘key programme objectives’ – IMF

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From Caribbean360 The IMF said that Grenada during the period 2006-11 had received US$15.2 million in assistance under its Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) arrangement and a successor US$13.3 million Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement that was approved WASHINGTON D.C., United States, Wednesday January 29, 2014, CMC – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said […]

Grenada has no interest in legalizing marijuana

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From Caribbean360 ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, Friday January 24, 2014, CMC – Grenada has thrown cold water on plans to decriminalise marijuana insisting that the cultivation and use of the drug on the island were illegal. “Government’s position on this issue is very clear. The cultivation and use of marijuana in Grenada is illegal, and therefore, […]

The Cayman Institute and Branson’s “The Ten Island Renewable Challenge”

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The Cayman Institute is an apolitical, privately funded, non profit organization established to consider the long term effects and implications of diverse technological, sociological, economical and cultural issues to the Cayman Islands. Its members work on a voluntary basis and offer strategic plans for consideration to guide the delivery of nearer term projects, so as […]