The future of Fish Friday!!!

Fish Friday is a festivity that brings some real hope to the people at Gouyave. After years of lack of economic activities within the fishing mecca, or the fishing capital of Grenada, which is Gouyave, these fisherfolks, were able to accept and appreciate, the innovative, and creative idea that was brought to them by two of Grenada most respectable citizens from that very village. I am talking about Dr. George Vincent, introducing the idea,  and Judy  Williams, nurturing, and guiding such a wonderful festivity. However, after many years of operation, that has clearly enhanced Grenada’s tourism product and is well … Continue reading

Cupid grazes her shoulder

Imagine Cupid draws back his bow and sends his proverbial arrow through her shirt sleeve, grazing her arm and missing the center of her heart by several inches. She would just laugh at that fool. I have a friend who lives in New York and he chooses the strangest times to come to Grenada. He would not come for Carnival but he would come in September. He allows Christmas to go by but comes in January. His wife observed that odd behaviour for several years and became overpowered by curiosity. “Why are you going to Grenada now?” She asked him … Continue reading

Come out of Babylon

The call of God for Christians today is to come out of Babylon Rev chpt 18:4.  Babylon is a geographic location or place, a mystery and a world governmental system.  Ancient Babylon was located on the Euphrates River and now government in modern day Iraq.  A mystery and a world governmental system that have been explained in the book of Revelation in the Holy Bible. Revelation 18:8 states and I quote, And there followed another angel saying, Babylon is fallen, is fallen, that great city because she made all nation drink of the wine of the wrath of her fornication. … Continue reading

Tallpree thrilled thousands at Berlin Carnival

Organisers of the 2015 Berlin Carnival have express great satisfaction with the performance of Tallpree and the other Caribbean artistes who performed at various events at an annual affair that this year brought the Caribbean party energy to Germany. According to Hendrik Sievert of Caribbean Fever Entertainment, the entertainment company that was responsible for Tallpree’s performance in Germany, the top performer from the Spice Isle delivered a performance full of power and energy. “He moved the crowd with his unique style and brought a taste of the Spice Island straight to Berlin. We were really happy to bring Tallpree to … Continue reading

Peter David Attacks Ray Roberts

Expelled Congress member, Peter David who is now a member of the ruling New National Party (NNP) government has launched a scathing attack on Labour Representative in the Upper House of Parliament, Senator Raymond Roberts. David, a former General Secretary of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), is now a Government Senator in the Upper House, and also landed the position of  Assistant General Secretary of NNP at its recent annual convention. A leading leftist figure in the 1979-83 Grenada Revolution, the new entrant in NNP took a swipe at Sen. Roberts for being critical of the 1995-2008 stewardship … Continue reading

Incentives to play Mas in the City

Incentives are to be given to Mas Bands outside of St. George’s as a means of enticing them to play mas in the city. Minister of Culture and National Heritage, Senator Brenda Hood told last week’s sitting of the Senate that the plan for this year’s carnival celebrations is to bring all of the Mas Bands to St. George’s so that they can display the traditional mas coming from everywhere. “The Spicemas (Corporation) is going to give incentives to them,” she said. “When people come to Grenada for Spicemas or Carnival, they want to see what we have to offer. … Continue reading

Boatswain pleads for Poultry Farmers

A senior Government Minister has made an appeal to his government to put measures in place so that local poultry farmers could enjoy a fair share of the market for their products. During the last sitting of the House of Representatives, Education Minister,  Anthony Boatswain told fellow Members of Parliament that the plight of the poultry farmers were brought to his attention at a meeting he had with Members of the Executive of the local poultry association. According to Boatswain,  the Member of Parliament for the rural St. Patrick West constituency, the problem facing poultry farmers can best be described … Continue reading

CARICOM/Canada Trade negotiations suspended

The Canadian Government has taken the decision to suspend negotiations with the 15-member states Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on a new CARICOM-Canada free trade agreement. This disclosure was made by Grenada’s Trade Minister, Oliver Joseph during a presentation made to the Lower House of Parliament on May 29. “We received a letter from the Minister of Trade of Canada, indicating the suspension of negotiations, Minister Joseph told the sitting held at the Grenada Trade Centre, Morne Rouge, Grand Anse, St. George. The CARICOM-Canada negotiations have been ongoing for the last five years. According to Minister Joseph, the Canadians have adopted the … Continue reading

GPAC ready for court battle with Culture Minister

The Grenada Professional Association of Calypsonians and Tents (GPAC-T) intends to take Culture Minister, Sen. Brenda Hood to court to challenge her decision to overlook their nominee and to appoint the controversial Isha Antoine to serve another three year term on the Board of the state-controlled Spicemas Corporation (SMC) to represent the interest of calypsonians. Leading GPAC-T member, seven time calypso monarch winner, Findley “Scholar” Jeffrey told THE NEW TODAY newspaper that the members of the association are not taking the reappointment of Antoine lightly and are planning to take the matter to the high court for judicial review. “Scholar” … Continue reading

Simmons: Stadium should be named after Kirani James

Former Sports Minister Patrick Simmons is determined to see the National Football and Athletic Stadium, now under reconstruction by the People’s Republic of China (PRC) be named after Grenada’s lone Olympic Gold Medallist, Kirani James. Known locally as the Jaguar, James brought fame to Grenada when he secured Gold in the 400m final at the 2012 London Olympic Games. He has been dominating the Men’s 400m race at the start of the 2015 Diamond League  track and field meets. The world class athlete who is from Gouyave, St. John’s, registered his latest victory on May 30 when he powered his … Continue reading