Grenada News

Grenada Police Investigate Discovery of Human Skeletal Remains

The Royal Grenada Police Force is investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of what is believed to be human skeletal remains found at Upper St. John, St. Andrew, on Tuesday, May 28, 2024.

Grenada: Governor General Appoints a New Supervisor of Elections

Governor General Dame Cecile La Grenade has appointed a new Supervisor of Elections.

Grenada first CARICOM member to sign Convention on Cybercrime

On 22 April 2024, Grenada became the first OECS and CARICOM member to deposit the instrument of accession to the 2001 European Council Convention on Cybercrime, otherwise known as the Budapest Convention.

Grenada to host sargassum conference

In a significant step towards addressing the pervasive challenge of sargassum in the Grenada and in our region, incoming Caricom Chairman Hon. Prime Minister Dickon Mitchell and Head of Grenada’s delegation at the 4th International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS4 Conference), alongside representatives from the European Union (EU) and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), convened a highly productive meeting on 27 May.

Grenada’s PM, Sandals boss Adam Stewart issue clarion call

Prime Minister of Grenada Dickon Mitchell and executive chairman of Sandals Resorts International (SRI) Adam Stewart struck a similar chord in urging the region to include stakeholders from a wide cross section of the economy in the tourism conversation.

Grenada: Recent gun killings linked to organised crime

Superintendent Esau Pierre, Officer in Charge of Operations and Crimes, said that the Royal Grenada Police Force (RGPF) believes the motive for the recent increase in gun-related killing is drug-related as some in that world “settle disagreement” or “justle for influence.”

Afreximbank supports the expansion of hotels in Grenada

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) on Wednesday said it had approved a US$30 million financing facility for Joyau Des Caraibes Limited (JDC), the Caribbean subsidiary of ORA Developers, to expand Silversands Hotel in Grenada.

ILO Caribbean Director wants Grenada labour law fit for purpose

Joni Musabayana, Director of International Labour Organisation (ILO) Caribbean Office, wants the trade union movement in Grenada to work with Government and private sector employers to ensure the legal framework that guarantees workers’ rights is up-to-date and fit for purpose.

Palestinian Diplomatic Mission to visit Grenada

The delegation is led by H E Dr Linda Sobeh, Non-Resident Ambassador of the State of Palestine, and the Head of the Palestinian International Cooperation Agency (PICA) and Vice Minister Ambassador Imad Alzuhairi.

Grenada received EC$208.8 million in remittances during 2023

2023 was a record setting and breaking year for remittance inflow into Grenada, according to the Fiscal Resilience Oversight Committee (FROC) annual report which will officially be laid in the House of Representatives on 25 April 2024 by Finance Minister Dennis Cornwall.