Conception Dance Theatre Goes to Carifesta

Immediately following Spicemas, a contingent of performers from Grenada will be traveling to Barbados to attend the Caribbean Festival of Arts also known as CARIFESTA. CARIFESTA is the largest gathering of Caribbean arts and culture and will be held from August 11-17. The event brings together various nations in the region to celebrate the “spirit of our people through expressions of art, food, music, dance and other aspects of our culture”. It provides an avenue to express the uniqueness of the Caribbean and our unity despite our diversity. Twenty CARICOM countries from Guyana in the south to Bahamas in the … Continue reading

Resignation of Kirk Seetahal?

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Spicemas Corporation (SMC), Kirk Seetahal has remained tight-lipped about reports circulating in some quarters in the country that he has decided to call it a day after three years on the job. THE NEW TODAY has received information that the SMC boss tendered his resignation but was asked to hold on until after the end of the Carnival Season. When contacted Wednesday by this newspaper for comment on the issue, Seetahal did confirm or deny the allegation but was less than forthcoming with information. He that he was not sure what to say about … Continue reading

Patient dies at Medical Station

Patients who were at the Health Centre in the town of St. George were asked to leave the building as one man was found dead in the washroom on Tuesday morning. THE NEW TODAY understands that the decease was identified as 50-year old Phillip Weeks of Woburn, St. George. He reportedly visited the health facility to fill a prescription. It is believed that Weeks had a history of substance abuse, namely Cocaine, and was discharged from the General Hospital last Friday after receiving treatment for hypertension and substance abuse. It is understood that he went to the Health Centre to … Continue reading

$200, 000 BAIL FOR BOAT CAPTAIN ON DRUG CHARGES

The St. George’s Magistrate Court has granted $200, 000 bail to 59-year-old, Sea Captain, Charles Russel David, who was slapped with three drug related charges after 2 separate quantities of drugs was discovered on board his vessel last week Monday. David appeared before Magistrate Tahira Gellineau at the St. George’s No. 2 Magistrate’s Court last week Thursday, represented by experienced criminal Attorneys George Prime and Anselm Clouden, where bail was granted in the sum of 200, 000, with 2 sureties. The Frequente, St. George resident, who is owner of the “MV Eldica,” which sails the Grenada/Trinidad route weekly, is jointly … Continue reading

Magistrate imposes strict curfew on 19-year-old

A 19-year-old boy, who is facing an indictable grievous harm charge has been placed on a curfew to stay indoors between the hours of 5.00 p.m. and 6.00 a.m. by Chief Magistrate, Her Honour, Tamara Gill. The Chief Magistrate imposed the curfew on Hakim Mc Queen as part of the $8, 000 bail that was granted to him last week Wednesday at the St. George’s No.1 Magistrate’s Court. Mc Queen, who is no stranger to the judicial system, found him-self in trouble with the law again, following a physical altercation that occurred at the St George’s Market on July 29, … Continue reading

Rainbow City Mas Promoters dominate 2017 CCF

The Rainbow City Mas Promoters out of the big parish of St. Andrew have captured all the top titles in the Children’s Carnival Frolic (CCF) Fancy Mas competition, which was held at the National Stadium on Saturday. The more than 200-member strong mas band amassed a total of 968 points with their presentation of mas’ under the theme “Fairy tales,” to emerge winners over the other 11 participating bands from across the island. The band, which made its debut in the CFF only last year, also walked away with the King and Queen of the Band titles on 212 and … Continue reading

Terra Caribbean moves to a brand new home

Real Estate company, Terra Caribbean has launched The Red Book Grenada from its new office location at the Spiceland Mall. Speaking at the launch, Managing Director of Terra Caribbean, Maria LaTouche said, “We are having a double celebration. We are happy to officially open our new ultra modern office here at Spice land Mall and of course to launch The Red Book for Grenada, a beautifully designed publication showcasing Grenada’s unique real estate offerings.” President of the Creative Group, Dr. Anselm LaTouche commended his team for the excellent work done on the new office and the inaugural publication of The … Continue reading

Troubled IMANIS

Junior Minister for Youth and Religious Affairs, Senator Pamela Moses has disclosed that thirty-three (33) young persons under the IMANI Programme might be expelled from the programme if their attitude towards training is not improved. Speaking at a sitting of the Upper House of Parliament, Sen. Moses said the youngsters who could be affected are not disciplined enough to do what is expected of them as trainees. “We have 33 young people who have serious problems. They can’t keep their jobs, which is job training. They cannot stay on the job site. They don’t go there every day. They don’t … Continue reading

New Junior Calypso Monarch crowned

It was a 1-2-3 for the newly created village of Lacalome in St. David as the first three spots in the Clear Harbor Junior Calypso Monarch competition went to competitors from the area. With a total of 242 points, 15 year old Kate Mitchell with her rendition of “Save the Youth” captured the title last Friday night in the competition held at Carnival City on the Carenage in St. George. A total of 15 young Calypsonians took to the stage to showcase their talents before the judges. Mitchell dethroned last year’s winner, nine-year old Shanae Sylvan who had to settle … Continue reading

PARENTS REFUTE CLAIMS OF SUICIDE

The parents of 14-year-old Liandra John of Grand Bacolet in St. Andrew has utterly dismissed claims that she may have voluntarily taken her own life. THE NEW TODAY understands that the teenager, who was a Form 3 student at the Westerhall Secondary School in St. David’s was rushed to the hospital by friends last week Wednesday after presenting symptoms associated with poisoning. She reportedly died at the hospital the same night, which led to the circulation of claims that she had committed suicide by ingesting the toxic herbicide, Gramoxone. A post-mortem has confirmed that the 14-year-old died after consuming a … Continue reading