Grenada Getting $15 Million Loan For Growth, Climate Resilience

 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 ]


New Lights for Grenada’s National Cricket Stadium

 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 ]


Trinidad, Grenada to Deepen Energy Cooperation

 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 ]



 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 ]


 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 ]


 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 ]

Above: Carriacou

 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 ]


 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 ]


 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 ]

Above: Grenada

 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 ]


 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 ]


 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 ]


 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By Tara MacIntyreCJ Contributor NEW YORK — JetBlue continues to expand its wings in the Caribbean. The airline opened its newest route from New York’s JFK Airport to Grenada, the Caribbean’s original “Spice Island,” on Thursday. ... [ Read More ]


 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor In a visit to China last week, Grenadian Foreign Affairs Minister Clarice Modeste-Curwen met with officials to discuss the advancement of her country’s representation in the country. During her time in Beijing, Minister Modeste-Curwen met with ... [ Read More ]


 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s another new mega-project coming to the Caribbean, this time to the Eastern Caribbean island of Grenada. The $2 billion USD project is called the Grenada Resort Complex Project, which officially ... [ Read More ]


 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada has launched a new marketing initiative aimed at courting female travelers. The Grenada Tourism Authority has launched a promotion called “Grenada Girls Getaway,” a seven-month programme set to begin June ... [ Read More ]


 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By Gerard BestCJ Contributor Innovators and entrepreneurs in Grenada will soon benefit from a suite of new grant funding opportunities. The Grenada Ministry of Communications, Works, Physical Development, Public Utilities, ICT and Community Development will launch ... [ Read More ]


 Above: JetBlue’s test flight in Grenada By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue successfully completed its first test flight to Grenada this week, ahead of its official launch of service to the island. JetBlue’s Airbus A320 touched down on Tuesday in ... [ Read More ]