School Boy Raped

A 15-year old young man from Fontenoy, St. George’s has been slapped with three counts of rape. The young man who is a recent graduate from a prestigious school in St. George’s and is currently unemployed is accused of raping an 11-year old boy on three different occasions. The sexual onslaught on the young boy began in the month of May. A well placed source told THE NEW TODAY Newspaper the school boy was sexually molested on two occasions in the month of May. However, it was on the third occasion of the sexual assault that took place last month … Continue reading

Man Looses Wrist At Boca

A squabble between two friends of Boca, St. George’s has resulted in the loss of the wrist of one of the men. Jaward Bridgeman, a 29-year old, is currently warded at the male surgical ward of the General Hospital in St. George’s after his right wrist was cut off, allegedly by his friend, Renn Pursue, alias “Rens” on Monday. A high level source told THE NEW TODAY Newspaper the unemployed Bridgeman was at Pursue’s house at Boca on Monday afternoon when he and an unknown man had an altercation. The source who does not want to be identified said the … Continue reading

Females dominate Right Start Football

School-aged girls are more and more getting involved in the sport of football. The girls’ involvement in the game which was once primarily dominated by the male sex has caught the attention of many including Managing Director of Republic Bank (Grenada) Limited, Keith Johnson. The bank’s commitment to youth football in the country was underscored by Johnson while addressing the opening ceremony of the 2013 Right Start Cup Youth Football Tournament at the Fond Recreation Ground in St. Patrick’s last week Thursday. The bank manager described as “special and exciting” this year’s tournament which runs until November 20. He disclosed … Continue reading

Playing with the people’s mind

There appears to be a deliberate attempt by those now in charge of the affairs of Grenada to engage in a mind game with the people. This is becoming clearer each and every passing day as events continue to unfold in the tri-island State of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique. Let’s take for example the statements being put out by the Government Information Service (GIS) now headed by Rawle Titus on the proposed debt restructuring exercise that the Keith Mitchell-led New National Party (NNP) government is expected to undertake with the creditors. The GIS quoted the Prime Minister as saying … Continue reading

Civilian accuse police of kicking him in the mouth

My name is Ishmael Ranger of Dunfermline, St. Andrew’s On Wednesday, September 25th, I was physically abused by two members of the Royal Grenada Police force for no reason whatsoever near to my home. I was on my own affairs throwing some old golden apple that were lying around where I live for a couple days in bags when a white van, Registration No: TAD1 was traveling from Sauteurs to Grenville and saw me with the bags, profiled me, went and turned and they came back in my direction. I was not doing anything wrong, I was just going about … Continue reading

Global Dynamics call for “strike out” of the oil agreement

“Absurd” This was the word used by Texas-based Dynamic Global Advisory Company to describe a 2008 oil and gas agreement signed by the 2003-2008 New National Party (NNP) government of Dr. Keith Mitchell with some Russians who formed a company known as Global Petroleum Group (GPG). Global Dynamic was contracted by the former National Democratic Congress (NDC) government to review the agreement that was initialed on behalf of Grenada by then Energy Minister and former Deputy Prime Minister, Gregory Bowen. A copy of the report obtained by THE NEW TODAY newspaper indicated that Grenada should not proceed with the agreement … Continue reading

Male Student Wins Courts Reading Competition

A youngman from a rural school has created history by being the first male to win the Grenada-leg of the Courts Reading Competition that is into its fifth year. Dean Bedeau from Bonaire Government School in St. Mark’s took the top honours at the final of the competition that took place last Friday at the Auditorium of the Grenada Boys Secondary School (GBSS). Bedeau who is from District Seven representing St. John’s and St. Mark’s emerged as the top primary school reader from among a field of six other Readers from the other School Districts on the island. The Bonaire … Continue reading

Sandals moves a step closer to opening

Grenadians have been credited as the most qualified and certified in the region by Sandals LaSource Resort Management team The praise were showered on the locals as hundreds flocked to the Grenada Grand Beach Convention Centre last week as the company started the process of looking for potential employees to work at the internationally recognized resort when it opens in December. Regional Director of Eastern Caribbean, Sandals International, Jeremy Jones, said that they have not been disappointed with the turnout of approximately 1600 potential employees of which 600 would receive placement. He disclosed that all of the persons interviewed were … Continue reading

IMF it will be!

By Dr. Brian Francis   It is no secret that since the 1970s the International Monetary Fund (IMF), as part of its mandate to maintain stability in financial systems and economies around the world, has been playing its role in the stabilisation of several economies in the Caribbean. Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, St. Kitts & Nevis, and Trinidad and Tobago, just to name a few, have all experienced the effects of IMF-type remedies to help soothe ailing economies at times when no other institution will provide much needed financial support to those countries. Given the purpose of … Continue reading

NAWASA amends second place winner

The National Water and Sewerage Authority (NAWASA) wishes to amend the award for second place in its Water Cooperation Poster Competition. New second place winner Jalin Lalgie, a student of the St. Joseph’s Convent Grenville, was presented with her award, a Canon Digital Camera, and Certificate, by NAWASA’s General Manager, Christopher Husbands on Wednesday, September 25 at the Main Office on the Carenage. Jalin’s piece on cooperation as it regards protecting the environment, won much accolade from the judges who viewed the posters on display at the National Museum on August 1st, 2013. When asked about her artwork, Jalin shyly … Continue reading