Preudhomme ordered to hand back Joshua Thorne property

(Continues from last week)   He was aware that Thorne had a stroke in 1986/87, which affected his right side; his right leg and hand were affected. He had difficulty walking and writing. He was not aware that after the stroke Thorne became forgetful.   Thorne deteriorated a little but that did not prevent him from doing what he wanted to do. He gave instructions. By deterioration he meant that Thorne complained of his legs.   Preudhomme took Thorne to the beach. He stated that Thorne recovered, he could walk and write after the recovery. Both Preudhomme and Ivy Banfield … Continue reading

China gives thousands of light bulbs

The Government of Grenada is the recipient of more than 5,000 light bulbs and energy efficient air-conditioners aimed at helping to cut its more than $1 million monthly electricity bill to GRENLEC. The Government of the People’s Republic of China last week Thursday made an official presentation of 8,400 4 ft. Light Emitting Diode (LED) tubes and 8,400 ballast (tube control devices); and 1,050 E27 LED Light Bulbs (Ball Bulbs) to Finance Minister, Nazim Burke. The presentation made at the Grenadian by Rex Resorts is China’s latest assistance to Grenada and falls under the umbrella of the China-Grenada Climate Change … Continue reading

The Grenada Grand Beach deal

Details have emerged for the first time of the package of incentives that the former Keith Mitchell-led New National Party (NNP) government had signed off with Grand prix driver, Lewis Hamilton and his company to woo them to take over the Grenada Grand Beach Resorts. The NNP-Hamilton deal was signed off by then Governor-General, Sir Daniel Williams, the day before Grenadians went to the polls on July 8, 2008 to elect a new government. However, the acquisition of the hotel, operated by Trinidad business tycoon Issa Nicholas fell through when the Hamilton Group failed to complete the transaction. THE NEW … Continue reading

BodySensei donates Toys

“Christmas should be everyday”, says Andy Grant popularly known as BodySensei, as he donated toys to children of three (3) primary schools in Grenada. On Monday, 5th November teachers and students of Grand Anse R.C. School and Calliste Government School were the recipients of a large box of toys each from Grant. One day later( November 6), Andy visited his alma mater, Crochu Government School which was quite an memorable event for him. Feelings of nostalgia, joy, and appreciation brought Andy to tears as he began to address the eager children. He motivated them to be healthy and stay in … Continue reading

De Allie to represent Grenada in St. Kitts

A 16-year old beauty, Melissa De Allie will represent Grenada in the 2012 Miss Digicel Haynes Smith Caribbean Talented Teen Pageant in Sweet Sugar City, St. Kitts from December 26-30. The pageant will be held under the auspices of the Prime Minister of St. Kitts, Dr. Denzil Douglas together with the Haynes Smith Talented Association. De Allie will participate in five categories and market her island and sponsors as a multifaceted one in Ambassadorial Speech, National Costume, Talent, Evening Gown and Interview. The contestant will leave the island on December along with her Manager and Franchise owner, Devon Francique, and … Continue reading

German-funded Climate Change Project

A two-member delegation from the German International Cooperation (GIZ), the implementing agency of the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany met with Ministry of Environment officials earlier in the week to finalise plans for the implementation of climate change adaptation project for Grenada which will begin in 2013 for a period of four (4) years. The Government of Germany will make a grant of up to five (5) million Euros to undertake the “Programme of Integrated Adaptation Strategies in Grenada.” A concept agreement for the project was signed by the Governments of Grenada and Germany at the margins of … Continue reading

PM Thomas met with Farrakhan

Prime Minister Tillman Thomas last Friday met and held discussions with the Leader of the Nation of Islam in the United States (NOI) Minister Louis Farrakhan. Minister Farrakhan arrived in Grenada two days earlier for a four day visit, the first stop on a revived Caribbean tour. The Prime Minister welcomed Minister Farrakhan, a religious and social leader in the United States, and praised him for his message of social justice, respect for black women and his challenge to young black men to renew their commitment to their families and communities. “I have followed Mr. Farrakhan’s teachings since I lived … Continue reading

“Merry Moment” from Lime

LIME customers are taking advantage of the Company’s “Merry Moments” Christmas Campaign. Since the campaign was launched on November 15, customers conducting business with the Company have been rewarded with free minutes, free text messages and fabulous prizes! Customers signing up for post-paid mobile service or upgrading their plans have received 100 minutes per month for one year, gift vouchers, chances to win great prizes and a lot more. Prepaid mobile customer who sent ten (10) text messages in any one day received an additional twenty (20) text messages during that same day. These customers are also eligible to enter … Continue reading

Baptiste: ‘I will not co-operate with NUF’

Former Opposition Leader, Michael Baptiste says he has no intention of co-operating with a group of expelled members of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) of Prime Minister Tillman Thomas who on Tuesday formally launched a new political party called the National Unity Front (NUF). In a telephone interview from New York with THE NEW TODAY, Baptiste said that he was approached by two of the leading figures in the new political organization, former Labour Minister, Glynis Roberts and attorney-at-law, Feron Lowe for use of the Rising Sun as the symbol of NUF which was launched at a brief ceremony … Continue reading

S.A.A.S.S. takes 2012 GRENLEC Debate

“Be it resolved that the use of diesel for generation is better than alternative energy because of environmental footprints.” This was the focus of the final challenge of the 5th Season of the GRENLEC Debates. Arguing against the motion, St. Andrew’s Anglican Secondary School emerged the victor of the match against Grenada Boys’ Secondary School (GBSS). The theme for the 2012 debate was Energy, and the two teams gave a sterling performance, treating their audience to the highest scoring match of the season. In supporting the motion, GBSS reminded its audience about the need for careful assessment of alternative energy … Continue reading