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JetBlue Adding More Grenada Flights

 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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Grenada’s Big Film Plans

 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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Grenada Tourism Up 4.7 Percent in First Quarter of 2015

 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 ]

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 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 ]

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 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 ]

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 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 ]

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 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 ]

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 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 ]

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 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 ]

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 Above: Grenada By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada is opening its first consulate in South Florida, the government announced. The office, which is located in Miami Beach, will be led by new Consul Warren Newfield, a businessman and native of ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff In a bid to expand tourism, Grenada is looking close to home. The country is hosting a series of promotional activities in Trinidad and Tobago this week, including two travel agent ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue has announced that its new New York-Grenada service is officially out for sale. The twice-weekly service between New York’s John F Kennedy Airport and Grenada’s Maurice Bishop International Airport is slated ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Following moves by several nearby Caribbean islands, Grenada is exploring the potential of geothermal energy on the island. Last year, the government signed a “support partnership framework” with the government of ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Germany’s government has agreed to provide just under $1.6 million in funding to support reforms in Grenada’s energy sector. The funding from Germany’s Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Grenada received 133,521 tourist arrivals in 2014, according to new data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. That represented an 18.4 percent increase over 2013, the highest rate of ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff China is planning to continue its housing construction project in Grenada. Grenada Housing Minister Delma Thomas said this week that the country’s government had signed a new agreement with China for ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff China and Grenada have “renewed their commitment” toward strengthening their bilateral relationship, the government of Grenada announced this week. The two sides “renewed” their commitment at a recent ceremony to mark ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada has announced the appointment of A. Michael Batiste as the country’s new Macroeconomic Advisor. Baptiste will be based in the Ministry of Finance and Energy, according to a government release. ... [ Read More ]