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Keeping an Eye on the People’s Businessby Sandra Ferguson What is the status of the Grenada Postal Corporation and the Gravel and Concrete? Has the Government of Grenada divested itself of the control and ownership of these State-owned Enterprises? Has it entered into partnership with any other entity or individual? What is Government’s intent? These are some of the queries that citizens of Grenada have been seeking answers to over the last year and a half? Direct questions to the “authorities” have not elicited answers w...

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Financial Sense…Seriously Though!!!I read an article on NOW Grenada by Donella Hosten, where two young and upcoming male leaders were referred to by female names. As I read the story it had me thinking, why do some men in the Caribbean think that being a woman is such a bad thing? Sometimes I get the feeling they think it’s a disease. While there was some public outcry over the comment and some persons even called it distasteful, I simply think that it was disappointing and quite unfortunate.

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The ire of two Prime MinistersOn May 29, two former Prime Ministers and leaders of opposing political parties in Antigua and Barbuda presented their nation’s parliament with one of those rare occasions in which in a fiery debate, they were ‘singing from the same hymn sheet’ as the saying goes.

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CARICOM unified at the OAS – a moment for unbridled prideContrary to all who dismissed it as impossible, the 14 independent member states of the Caribbean Community (CARCOM) displayed strong solidarity at the Organisation of American States on Wednesday, May 31. In doing so, the CARICOM countries showed the ‘soft power’ that they can wield on the hemispheric stage when they maintain solidarity and unity of purpose.  It was a moment for unbridled CARICOM pride.

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