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GRENADA | Grenda to cut travel taxes for CARICOM nationals

MONTEGO BAY, July 19,– As CARICOM countries struggle resume tourism activity as part of efforts to rebuild their economies that have been hit hard by COVID-19, Grenada is looking to stimulate regional travel  by reducing the taxes on intra-regional within the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).

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  • Countries Grenada
  • Published in Tourism

IMF Approves US$65.6 Million for Dominica, Grenada, and St. Lucia to Address COVID-19 Pandemic

WASHINGTON, DC – April 28, 2020 - The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved disbursements to Dominica, Grenada, and St. Lucia following their requests under the Rapid Credit Facility (RCF) mechanism, with a combined SDR 48 million (US$65.6 million), to help cover their balance of payment needs stemming from the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Countries Jamaica

COVID-19 UPDATE | Most of Cuba's COVID-19 deaths have been men

Havana, April 23  Cuba's Ministry of Public Health on Thursday said men accounted for 67.5 percent of the 43 killed by Covid-19 in Cuba. Thus the lethality due to this disease, which is caused by the SARS-Cov-2 coronavirus, is greater in men.

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  • Countries Caribbean
  • Published in Health

Grenadians Losing Millions to Online Financial Scams

ST. GEORGES,  Grenada, July 2, 2019 - The Head of the Financial Intelligence Unit, (FIU), Tafawa Pierre, says Grenadians have been fleeced out of millions of dollars (One EC dollar=US$0.37 cents) as a result of online financial scams.

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  • Countries Grenada

JAMAICA | Prof Munroe flayed for his sanitized tribute to Edward Seaga

KINGSTON, Jamaica, June 3, 2019 - Head of the National Integrity Action, NIA, and former leader of the WPJ, Professor Trevor Munroe, has been criticized by a former colleague and member of the Workers Party of Jamaica, WPJ, in relation to what has been described as his rather  'sanitized'  tribute to former prime minister and Jamaica Labour Party leader Edward Seaga who died last week.

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Opinion

T&T | CCJ Rules Grenadian Family Has No Case Against Barbados Government

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad. The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has dismissed an application for special leave in the Original Jurisdiction by  four members of a Grenada family, seeking to sue the Barbados government for restricting their freedom of movement while on the island some time ago.

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  • Countries Grenada
  • Published in Justice
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