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A New $40 Million Stadium, Built by China, Opens in Grenada

 A major new project By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Grenada has a major new athletic stadium. The $40 million, Chinese-built stadium opened this weekend at an official ceremony. The 8,000-seat facility replaces the original athletics stadium which was destroyed by Hurricane ... [ Read More ]

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Grenada’s Spice Island Beach Resort Completes Latest Phase of Renovation

 Grenada’s Spice Island Beach Resort is continuing its multimillion-dollar renovation with a transformation of the property’s Oleander Superior Suites. The latest phase of the redesign, which first launched in 2013, includes repainting the suites and adding new designer rugs, lamps, ... [ Read More ]

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Grenada Is Developing Climate-Smart Agriculture

 As the Caribbean deals with the impact of climate change, adaptation is a major priority. That’s why one island is launching a new project to make its agriculture more robust against the ramifications of climate change. Grenada has partnered with ... [ Read More ]

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 A new campaign on the Spice Isle By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Grenada has a new focus on “local.” The country’s Ministry of Economic Development, Planning, Trade, Cooperatives and International Business has launched its new National Buy Local and Made in ... [ Read More ]

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 A crowded season By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Over 110,000 cruise passengers have arrived in Grenada during the first three months of the 2015-2015 winter season, spending an estimated total of about $4 million, according to the Grenada Tourism Authority. The ... [ Read More ]

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada is the latest Caribbean nation to offer citizenship by investment, and now the country is looking to pitch its passports in Asia. Grenada Implementation Minister Alexandra Otway-Noel said Grenada was the “perfect option for ... [ Read More ]

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The World Bank Board of Directors has approved a $15 million Development Policy Credit and Loan (DPC/DPL) with Grenada. This financing aims to foster sustainable conditions for private investment, improve public resource management, strengthen the banking ... [ Read More ]

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Nighttime cricket is coming to Grenada. The country’s government has been guaranteed a $4.08 million USD loan from the Canadian Bank Note Company to erect light fixtures at the island’s National Cricket Stadium. The news ... [ Read More ]

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Grenada are planning to deepen their cooperation in the energy sector. The two countries said they would be developing a memorandum of understanding in the sector. Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Dr Keith ... [ Read More ]

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Ever dream of owning your own boutique hotel in the Caribbean? Well, now you can, for $1.65 million. The hotel is a historic building in the heart of charming St George’s Grenada, home to some ... [ Read More ]

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell made a one-day visit to Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday, his office announced. Mitchell’s was invited in his capacity as lead head of government with responsibility for science and ... [ Read More ]

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 Closer to pact By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada and China are “pressing ahead with plans to formalize an air services agreement,” Grenada’s government said in a statement. That was announced by Grenada Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell following his ... [ Read More ]

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 USAID launches initiative By the Caribbean Journal staff The United States Agency for International Development and The Nature Conservancy have launched a major new project aimed at protecting critical marine ecosystems in the Caribbean. USAID launched the $12.5 million Caribbean Marine Biodiversity ... [ Read More ]

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 A new push By the Caribbean Journal staff China will be enhancing its cooperation with Grenada in the fight against climate change. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said this week that the country would “strengthen communication and coordination with Grenada on ... [ Read More ]

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 IMF says GDP growth quickening By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada’s economy is on the rise. The country’s GDP growth forecast has been revised upward significantly by the IMF, following the organization’s latest visit to the country. While Grenada had ... [ Read More ]

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 A boost for the Spice Isle By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue Airways is expanding its recently-launched Grenada service. The company, which already operates flights from New York to Grenada on Thursdays and Sundays, will be adding a third weekly ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Grenadian Culture Minister Senator Brenda Hood is visiting Los Angeles this week to promote the country’s film commission. So far, she has met with American film actor Danny Glover, as well as ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Tourism is on the rise in the Spice Isle. Tourist arrivals to Grenada were up 4.7 percent in the first three months of 2015, according to new data from the Caribbean ... [ Read More ]