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GRENADIAN JOURNALISTS TOP SCORES AT LEADING CARIBBEAN MEDIA SCHOOL

Grenadian media workers have scored top grades at the highest media training institution in the Caribbean.

The four Grenadian media workers are expected to receive their certificates next month after successfully participating in various summer courses at the Caribbean Institute of Mass Communications (CARIMAC) at the University of the West Indies in Jamaica. The four, who have all passed their courses, are Ria Murray of MTV, Sophia Phillip of WE FM, Judy John of the New Today and Donel Scantlebury of the monthly Barnacle newspaper. Their attendance was as a result of funding provided by UNESCO who received a proposal from the Media Workers Association of Grenada (MWAG).

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CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN 2011 UNSUNG HERO

Unsung Heroes are among us throughout Grenada. They exist in almost every community and they come in all walks of life. Despite this they all share one elevated trait – they make positive things happen for others. They stand out within their communities, but are otherwise unknown to the wider public.

CIBC FirstCaribbean’s 2011 Unsung Hero
Mrs. Jeanne Pascal is just that.


All with the aim of helping the less fortunate and improving the lives of the people she interacts with, Our Unsung Hero founded the Mt. Airy Young Readers Programme.

This programme was started in April 2006. It was inspired when Mrs. Pascal was approached by a parent who informed her that her son was unable to progress in school as he was unable to read.

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PRIME MINISTER LAUDS THE EFFORTS OF THE NTRC

ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, OCTOBER 14, 2011_ Prime Minister Tillman Thomas has lauded the efforts of Grenada’s National Telecommunications and Regulatory Commission (NTRC) for its management of the telecommunications sector in Grenada.

In remarks launching the NTRC Headquarters, on the Maurice Bishop Highway in Grand Anse on Thursday, the Prime Minister said the efforts of the Commission has assisted in positioning Grenada to take advantage of the opportunities that were once only available to populations of first world countries.

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COACH ALBERT JOSEPH WILL BE REWARDED

ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, OCTOBER 14, 2011_ The Government of Grenada is providing housing assistance to athletic coach, Albert Joseph, for his contribution to the performance of Grenada’s international athletes, in Daegu, South Korea.

Press Secretary Richard Simon retracted an earlier statement which said that housing assistance was being provided to the parents of Coach Joseph.

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Insurance Institute of Grenada to be launched

An insurance institute is to be formally established in Grenada later this month.

The Insurance Institute of Grenada, a project of the Association of Grenada Insurance Companies (AGIC), will be officially launched 7 p.m., Saturday, October 29, at the Grenada Trade Centre, Morne Rouge, St. George’s.

With the launch, Grenada will join other regional countries – such as St. Lucia, Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica and Barbados – which already have insurance institutes.

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