ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, Mar 28, CMC – Health Minister Nicholas Steele Tuesday confirmed that the island’s lone mental institution is overcrowded and that the authorities are moving to deal with the situation.
ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, Feb 28, CMC – Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell says he is disappointed that workers had to resort to industrial action to get the authorities to deal with a stench problem at the Mt. Gay Hospital in the capital.
ST. GEORGE’S. Grenada, Feb 15, CMC – The leader of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Nazim Burke is seeking compensation for the “pain and suffering” he experienced after Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell made what he claimed to be defamatory statements about him on a television programme.
ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, Jan 17, CMC – Grenada has recorded its first case of microcephaly after the unidentified mother of the baby became infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus during her pregnancy.
ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, Jan 16, CMC – A senior Grenada government official Monday defended the decision to make a one-off payment of EC$1,000 (One Ec dollar =US$0.37 cents) to public servants for the period 2013-16, saying anything higher will be a violation of the Fiscal Responsibility legislation.
ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, Dec 21, CMC – The Committee of Social Partners (CSP), an umbrella grouping of civil society organizations, is calling on the Grenada government to reconsider reintroducing sections of the Electronics Crimes Act as it moves to deal with the publication of sexually explicit material on the internet.
ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, Dec 9, CMC – Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell Friday presented an EC$1.1 billion (One EC dollar =US$0.37 cents) budget to Parliament, reducing personal income tax, the payment of increments to public workers and outlining other relief measures for Grenadians.
ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, Dec. 1, CMC – The Governments of the United States and Grenada have signed the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) that will enforce a requirement for US citizens to file yearly reports on their non-US financial accounts.