Christmas Message of Roman Catholic Bishop of Grenada, Clyde Martin Harvey

Brothers and Sisters in our tri-island nation of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique, it is my joy and privilege to greet you for the second time as Roman Catholic Bishop when we celebrate the great Christian festival commemorating the birth in human flesh of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. This is the Christian feast that has taken hold of the human imagination of all peoples in all times. We Christians make the bold claim that the Divine One, not only created us, but also loved us so much that He wanted to share our human life in the Person … Continue reading

CHRISTMAS GREETING 2018 FROM THE OFFICE OF THE OMBUDSMAN

Fellow Grenadians and visitors alike as we celebrate yet another festive season signifying the birth of Christ, it is with pleasure that I bring you greetings of Christmas cheer from the Office of the Ombudsman. This season is a most significant one for many of us because it brings to focus all of His story from that Holy Night and His eternal message of boundless love, compassion and hope. This occasion of giving reminds us all that we are truly our brother’s and sister’s keeper and that we should treat others as we would want to be treated. It is … Continue reading

Prime Minister meets with Integrity Commission Investigation team

Prime Minister, Dr. the Right Honourable Keith Mitchell has met with the investigations team at the Office of the Integrity Commission. Dr. Mitchell, as the Minister responsible for the Marketing and National Importing Board (MNIB), was called to meet with the investigations team as part of the information gathering process. Prior to being called for an interview, Dr. Mitchell had indicated his willingness to meet with investigators looking into the operations of the MNIB. Several other persons are expected to meet with the investigations team at the Office of the Integrity Commission. These interviews will continue after the Christmas season. … Continue reading

Save Camerhogne Park Committee looks toward 2019

Despite not being able to achieve some of the things that it would have liked to accomplish this year, the Save Camerhogne Park Committee still described 2018 as a “good year” but is now promising to continue the fight in the new year. The committee was formally incorporated in 2018 as a duly registered organisation. According to Chairman of the group, Jude Bernard, the incorporation provided an opportunity for the committee to start raising funds and to exercise its rights as a duly recognised non-profit organisation on the island. “Looking back at the year, it was a good year and … Continue reading

Flow files legal action to have LTE license revoked from Digicel

Minister of Infrastructure Development, Public Utilities and Energy, Gregory Bowen has broken his silence on a looming battle between the two major telecommunications companies on the island, FLOW Liberty Global and its competitor, Digicel over the granting of Long Term Evolution (LTE) license. Speaking at a recent sitting of Parliament, Minister Bowen who is considered as the Number Two man in the Grenada government said that Lime is crying foul and believes that favouritism was shown to Digicel over it. He told legislators that FLOW Liberty Global has filed legal action against the National Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (NTRC) and possibly … Continue reading

GFA President tight-lipped on financial issues

The Grenada Football Association (GFA), the governing body of football in Grenada, may have found its feet in financial hot water with the international governing body of association football (FIFA), over monies gone unaccounted for. Information reaching THE NEW TODAY is that the Queens Park-based GFA, has in recent times been unable to give account for how its annual grant of US$250, 000, received through FIFA’s Financial Assistance Programme, has been utilised. In an effort to shed some light on the issue, THE NEW TODAY contacted GFA President Cheney Joseph, who flatly denied that the association was having difficulties giving … Continue reading

Shooting incident on the weekend

The Royal Grenada Police Force (RGPF) is currently investigating the circumstances surrounding the wounding of a forty-six year old man as a result of a gun play incident on Sunday. Warded at the General Hospital is Anthony Sylvester, popularly known as Iron Monkey, a resident of Ka-Fe Beau, St. George after receiving a single gunshot wound to his right shoulder. Information is rather sketchy as to the circumstances surrounding the incident. However, THE NEW TODAY was informed that the incident resulted from an alleged drug deal that went sour and started on the Carenage in St. George. A police official … Continue reading

Is a Lesbian Lifestyle Alright With God?

A man said: “I cannot stand to see two men kissing intimately! But two women kissing intimately is alright with me. That doesn’t look too bad.” That is the view of some persons – men and women alike. What is the view of our Creator, the only true God? ( Genesis 1:1; John 17:3) At Romans 1:26 God states: “For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature.” Therefore, God is saying that women who are attracted romantically to each other is doing what … Continue reading

ALBA-TCP summit begins in Havana

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and other leaders were in Cuba to attend the Summit of the Bolivarian Alliance of the Peoples of Our America (ALBA). The Alba was created 14 years ago on December 14, 2004, by the deceased presidents of Venezuela, Hugo Chavez, and of Cuba, Fidel Castro, describing it as an alternative to the Free Trade Area for the Americas (FTAA). On December 12, 2018, before the opening, the Cuban head of State received the participants of the meeting, at the venue of the Protocol Hall Cubanacan of Havana. Attending the meeting are the Secretary-General of the integration … Continue reading

The Solid Waste investigation!!!

Another state-run entity is now the subject of alleged wrongdoing. THE NEW TODAY can inform the nation that it has officially written to the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Grenada Solid Waste Management Authority, Dr. Bert Brathwaite to bring to his attention some troubling information in our possession. We are duty bound to inform the nation that Dr. Brathwaite has confirmed receipt of our letter and indicated that an investigation will be carried out into alleged wrongdoing with the funds of this state body. The allegation is that the Credit Card of the Solid Waste Authority was … Continue reading