Flow continues to support the future of students

Nine students have been added to the Flow scholarship family for the 2017 school year at a ceremony held last week Wednesday under the theme, “Imagine with all your mind, believe with all your heart, achieve with all your might”. The nine students going to secondary school with the assistance of Flow are Revaldo Alexander, Savion Barret, Kelson Gurrie, Teasia Jones, Allison Mc Donald, Abel Mark, Antwon Paul, Shaquan Pierre, and Sarah Purcell. In addressing the gathering at the ceremony held at the Grenada Trade Centre Annex at Morne Rouge in Grand Anse, Country Manager of Flow, James Pitt said … Continue reading

Frontlines, ‘Dead-lines’ and ‘Good- lines’

Now we know the combatants; the thirty that matter! By purely internal procedures, the main political parties have selected their candidates and have put them on the frontlines in search for the vote. Although their selection might have had little to do with popular democracy, they are hopefuls in a ‘democratic sweep-stakes’; all wanting to be elected to the Parliament and to form the government of Grenada. So now, four hundred party members are going after forty thousand votes for victory! Accompanying the candidates on the frontlines will be cash money, food and drink, smiles and hand-shakes and the customary … Continue reading

Sen. Roberts: The NNP Cabal has “plenty dirty money” in circulation

The following are Excerpts from Sen. Ray Roberts’ endorsement speech delivered on August 27 at Camerhogne Park when he signalled his intention to contest the South St. George constituency for the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the upcoming general election: The question is, why am I getting involved in party politics? Brothers and sisters, I have taken time off to ponder the magnitude of the challenge, and the social and economic crisis we are experiencing. And I have concluded that what we need are fresh, good, and honest people if we desire a better Grenada – a better … Continue reading

Back-to-School

The Child Protection Authority (CPA) takes this opportunity to wish a happy new school year to the students, teachers and principals of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique. Going back to school after a long vacation period, or going to school for the very first time, can awaken feelings of excitement, anxiety and even a bit of sadness for some. However, we are confident that this new journey will be filled with many fun and memorable experiences, as you embark on new educational frontiers. Sadly, over the vacation period, the CPA learnt that there have been several reported cases of abuse, … Continue reading

Tobagonians Fined $2, 500 for Drug Running

Two fishermen from the island of Tobago were each fined $2, 500.00 to be paid forthwith or spend the next 18 months behind bars at the Richmond Hill Prison after pleading guilty to “doing an act preparatory to trafficking a controlled drug”. 20-year-old Jabborie Joefield and Ricardo Mohammed, 23 of Lambo, Tobago were intercepted just outside the territorial waters of True Blue in Grand Anse during the course of last week. The suspects appeared before the St. George’s No. 1 Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday where the charge was read out to them in front of their attorney-at-law, Peter David. THE … Continue reading

Road Traffic Amendment Bill 2017

Government has moved to Parliament to amend the Road Traffic Act CAP. 289A after consultation with the Royal Grenada Police Force (RGPF) to deal with the increasing number of road accidents on the island The Road Traffic Amendment Bill 2017 was presented at a sitting of the House of Representatives at the Trade Centre last Friday by Minister of Communication, Works and Public Utilities, Gregory Bowen. According to the minister a number of the accidents were caused mainly as a result of drunk driving based on the observation of the police force. Minister Bowen told Parliament that the amendment will … Continue reading

Steele: Post by Blogger on Diplomatic Passport an election tactic

The Keith Mitchell-led government has reacted swiftly to a blog posted on the internet seeking to implicate the island’s Prime Minister with an alleged career fraudster identified as PK Sandhu. Minister of Health, Nickolas Steele has linked the posting of blogger Miami-based Kenneth Rijock as an election tactic against the ruling new National Party (NNP) government. In a posting on August 31, Rijock claimed that a UK company alleged that Sandhu who is getting diplomatic protection in Grenada forced it into liquidation due to his so-called “criminal conduct”. The blogger alleged that Sandhu has relocated to Grenada and is currently … Continue reading