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NEW PAHO/WHO - EASTERN CARIBBEAN DIRECTOR PRESENTS LETTERS OF CREDENCE

ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2011 – Newly appointed Director of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Eastern Caribbean/Barbados Office, Dr. Merle Lewis, on Thursday presented letters of credence to Grenada’s Foreign Minister, Hon Karl Hood.

The brief ceremony took place at Minister Hood’s Office where the PAHO/WHO regional boss reaffirmed her organization’s commitment to assisting Grenada in achieving its public health goals and priorities. 

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LESSONS FOR MPS FROM YOUNG PARLIAMENTARY DEBATERS

St. George’s, November 24, 2011 – When a group of young people met in a miniature version of nation’s House of Representatives, they left some major lessons on the minds of current Members of Parliament.

And for those lessons, the participants in the National Youth Parliament were commended by Patrick Simmons, MP for St. Andrew South East and Minister for Youth Empowerment and Sports; and by Peter David, MP for the Town of St. George and Minister for Tourism, Civil aviation and Culture.

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OPENING OF “A PLACE OF RELAXATION’’ IN THE CAPITAL

St. George’s, November 24, 2011 – More green space for recreating has been created in a project involving Grenada and China, private sector backing, and community volunteer support.

Tri-Centennial Park, located just above Sendall Tunnel and a few minutes away from Fort George, is a tribute to the Town of St. George that celebrated its 300th anniversary in 2010.

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TALKS ABOUT NEW INTER-ISLAND FERRY

 

St. George’s, November 24, 2011: Grenada is among four other Caribbean islands which could soon see a new inter-island ferry servicing its shores.

The subject was part of discussions over a coffee break meeting between representatives of the five countries concerned.   They were attending the recently concluded meeting of the CARICOM Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) in Guyana.

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REACH Grenada Holds “The Magic of Mentoring" Training to Support T.A. Marryshow College Students Participating in REACH’s Buddy Mentoring Program

New York, NY, USA – November 15, 2011 – On Saturday, October 29, 46 students enrolled in T.A. Marryshow Community College’s (TAMCC) Social Work program participated in a training entitled “The Magic of Mentoring.”  The training was sponsored by REACH Grenada which began a Buddy Mentoring Program at The Queen Elizabeth Home in March of 2011.  In this program TAMCC Social Work students are paired with a child at the Queen Elizabeth Home for Children (QEH) to help with homework and provide social and emotional support.

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