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NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS (MNIB)

St. George’s, November 15, 2011:  A new board of directors have been appointed to serve on the Marketing National Importing Board (MNIB), and four of nine directors are new to the team that is mandated to provide guidance to the marketing of Grenada’s agricultural produce.
New to the team are Khalil Lewis-Smith, Natasha Marquez Sylvester, Ronald O’neale and Francis Paul.
Mr. Lewis-Smith is the Senior Trade Officer at the Ministry of Environment, Foreign Trade and Export Development; Mrs Marquez-Sylvester is the Debt Management Officer at the Ministry of Finance; Mr Ronald O’neale is an Agronomist attached to the European Union (EU) Spice Project; and Mr Francis Paul is an Attorney-at-Law.

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Eulogy to Anthony “Jericho’’ Greenidge

Delivered by Tourism Minister Peter David, MP for the Town of St. George

Monday, November 14, 2011. 
We are here today to pay tribute to a man as Grenadian as they come; a man with a voice and an opinion, but most importantly, a bigger heart and the greatest sense of community that you can find in anyone.

Anthony “Jericho” Greenidge was born on the 13th of July 1961 to Gerald and Beryl Greenidge. At birth and for the first years of his life, he was Tony. We’ll come to how he later was rechristened, Jericho. It was shortly after Kitchener, the late Trinidadian calypsonian, released his song with the hook line: “They searching for Jericho, Jericho ain’t dey.’’

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ST. ANDREW’S RESIDENT WINS BIG WITH THE NLA

ST. GEORGE’S – THURSDAY, 10TH NOVEMBER, 2011 - Randy DuVal, a resident of Paraclete, St. Andrew’s played the National Lotteries Authority’s Super 6 game on Friday, September 2nd 2011, and won a massive $235,000 jackpot prize.

Mr. DuVal is an avid supporter of the games of the National Lotteries Authority; the Windward Island game, Super 6, being just one of them. Mr. Duval, speaking at a prize handing-over ceremony at the NLA’s Main Office on the Carenage, says that he finds enjoyment in playing the games of the NLA because even when he does not win, he still feels that he is making a valuable contribution towards the development of sports and culture, and the development of Grenada as a whole.

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PRIME MINISTER UPDATES CHAMBER ON TAIWAN DEBT SITUIATION

ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, 9 NOVEMBER, 2011_ The Grenada government has agreed to a recommendation by the Grenada Chamber of Industry and Commerce (GCIC) to explore a diplomatic solution to the current impasse with Taiwan, over a US $25M debt and the resulting court judgments against the island.

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LAVAMAN PLANNING CONCERT SERIES TO AID LOCAL CHARITIES

St. George’s, November 9, 2011 – Soca star, Lavaman, wants to assist local charities that are strapped for cash to meet their operational needs.

It is with this objective in mind that Lavaman – the 2011 Lucozade Road March champion – is planning on embarking on a series of open-air concerts, with a proposal to hold one in each parish.

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