The police “Chickengate”

Recent developments within the Royal Grenada Police Force (RGPF) can at best be described as quite disturbing. THE NEW TODAY is referring specifically to reports of the discovery of a Driver’s permit racket, the investigation into “Chickengate”, the missing guns and reports that an Immigration Officer had to be transferred out of the Department on suspicion of facilitating human trafficking with the use of Grenadian passports to persons of Asian descent. The hierarchy of RGPF should be put under scrutiny as regards the systems that have been put in place to limit acts of wrong-doing by the rank and file … Continue reading

Constantinian Order to manage projects

The Sacred Military Constantinian Order of Saint George which has pledged one million Pound Sterling towards the development of a number of projects in Grenada will be monitoring the management of these projects, according to Vicar General of the Diocese of St. George’s-in-Grenada, Fr. Clifton Harris. The high-ranking clergyman told the Government Information Service (GIS) that the Constantinian Order manages those projects that it gets involved in around the world. Two weeks ago, the Grand Prior of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of Saint George and ProtoDeacon of the Holy Roman Church, His Eminence Renato Raffaelel Cardinal Martino lead a … Continue reading

IMF puts out report on G’da

The Washington-based International Monetary Fund (IMF) has once again expressed concerns over the high level of unemployment in Grenada. In its latest bulletin on the performance of the island’s so-called self-imposed Structural Adjustment Programme to cure a fiscal deficit, the Fund said that “unemployment remains elevated” in the Spice Isle. Both the ruling New National Party (NNP) and the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) continue to trade words on the unemployment rate in the country. The Keith Mitchell-led administration has put unemployment at 29% of the workforce while Congress maintains that it is higher and keeps growing. The cash-strapped … Continue reading

Top GMTA awards presented

Over eighty students were recognised last week Thursday for sitting the Associated Board Royal School of Music (ABRSM) exams for the school year 2014-2015. The awards were presented at the Grenada Music Teachers Association’s (GMTA) annual music recital, which was held at the St. George’s Gospel Hall located on H.A. Blaize Street, St. George’s. Friends and family members of the students and music community were in for an exceptional treat as students who received distinctions or merits in their exams, were rewarded with the esteemed privilege of performing their piece in the recital; over 20 pieces were performed throughout the … Continue reading