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Items filtered by date: November 2016

HSS Jubilant Over Grenlec Debate Championship

The air of jubilation swirled wide as the Hillsborough Secondary School touched down at the Lauriston Airport at about 11: 15am last week Wednesday proudly displaying the challenge shield and the winning cheque as the 2016 -2017, Grenlec National Secondary Schools Debate champions.

Dressed in the school’s burgundy blazers the successful six member team, which comprised the nation’s top debater, Timothy Stanislaus along with Teja Patrice, Roushan Lendore and Sheniziah Steill together with auxiliary debaters, Crystal Neckles and Anthony Matheson accompanied by coaches and teachers, Mrs. Bernadine Knights and Kiesha Mcfarlane, stepped off the plane to a hero’s welcome. The other two coaches are Carmen Logan and Stacey Bain.

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Mexico Bound for the La Baye Convent Girls and “COCOA GALORE”

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Girls operating the COCOA GALORE Company of the St. Joseph’s Convent Grenville are aiming to become the company of the year in the final of the Americas Junior Achievement competition when they travel to Mexico in December.

For many years St. Joseph’s Convent St. Andrew has dominated a top spot in the Junior Achievement competition, with their 5th win recorded this year.

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Result Not Surprising Says Burke

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National Democratic Congress party Leader, Senator V. Nazim Burke says the result of last Thursday’s national referendum on constitution reform comes as no surprise to his party.

Speaking at a press conference the Friday after to vote Burke said, all it does is confirm the party’s fears and concerns it had from the beginning of the process

He said from the beginning NDC had warned the government and the Constitution Reform Advisory (CRAC) that they were setting up the referendum for failure, based on a flawed process and the refusal to consult with the populace in a meaningful way.

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New Test for revamped SEED Programme protects against political interference

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The Government of Grenada says the proxy means test administered by the World Bank has determined the persons most eligible to receive monthly financial assistance under the revamped Support for Education, Empowerment and Development Programme (SEED).

The new version of this safety net programme, functions strictly under World Bank criteria which takes into consideration whether or not beneficiaries have a monthly income of less than two hundred EC dollars, own any income generating establishments, or have access to commodities such as electricity and running water, among others.

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Francis Alexis Believes-Grenada Won Last Week Thursday

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Grenada was the winner declared chairman of the Constitution Reform Advisory Committee, Dr. Francis Alexis as he briefed the media on Friday November 25 the day after the historic constitution reform referendum.

In lauding the success of the Thursday 24 referendum, Dr. Alexis said Grenada proved that its democracy has matured and under the watchful eyes of the rest of the world, the citizens of Grenada did themselves proud.

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Another Fatal Stabbing at a Secondary School

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Four years after a stabbing incident at the Happy Hill Secondary School ended the life of 15-year-old fifth form student Alex Gabriel, another of its students has perished in similar fashion.

According to information reaching the Grenada Informer, dead is i6-year-old form three student Zibon Jeffery from the village of Mardigras in St. George’s.  

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Chinese national pleads guilty to fraud and money laundering

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A Chinese national who pleaded guilty to charges of fraud and money laundering at the St. George’s Number One Magistrate’s Court on Monday would know his fate this coming Monday (November 28th).

  Chief Magistrate Tamara Gill after accepting the plea of guilt from the accused man Baoboxu, transmitted through an interpreter at Monday’s hearing decided to adjourn the matter until Monday to allow defense attorney Francis Paul sufficient time to hold discussions with his client and to take care of other basic house keeping matters.

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The Oscar Bartholomew Civil Matter is Complete

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Civil proceedings aimed at holding the state responsible for the December 2011 death of a Grenadian born Canadian Citizen while in police custody at the St David’s Magistrate Court has been completed.

 According to information reaching the Grenada Informer Newspaper, three of the five police officers who were initially charged in connection with the death of the thirty-nine year-old Oscar Bartholomew, were present to give evidence at the Number Three Supreme Court last Thursday bringing closure to the six year-old matter. 

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Ramdhanny Robbers Refused Bail

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The three accused men charged with house breaking and stealing after being caught on camera conducting a robbery inside the building of LL Ramdhanny Company Ltd. on Gladstone Road in Grenville just over a month ago have been refused bail

The men appeared at the Grenville Magistrate’s court last Monday and had the opportunity to stand side by side again, this time to hear if the court was mindful to grant each or any one of them bail. 

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Ross brothers jailed for attack on the yachting community

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Three young men among them two brothers ages 19 and 22 who last week accepted responsibility for breaking in and stealing thousands of dollars worth of valuables and equipment during a yacht breaking spree in the south of the island over the last five months have been sent to prison.

 Chief Magistrate Tamara Gill presiding at the St. George’s Number one Magistrate Court on Monday sentenced Black Bay resident Jeuvenni Ross, the elder of the two brothers to 18 months in prison while his younger brothers Jayar Ross from Marquis in St Andrew’s, who pleaded guilty to four counts of housebreaking and stealing, to nine years overall, however because the sentences would run concurrently he would only serve three prison years. 

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