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PRIME MINISTER COMMENTS ON THE RENAMING OF LAURISTON AIRPORT

ImagePrime Minister Hon. Tillman Thomas says his decision to announce on Tuesday, the renaming of the Lauriston Airport in Carriacou after former Prime Minister Herbert Blaize was because the decision was made by Cabinet at its Monday, February 23rd, 2009 meeting.
 
The cabinet meeting on which the Prime Minister was reporting to the media, did not
discuss the renaming of the Point Saline International Airport. That decision was made at a cabinet meeting months before.
 
It was not the intention of Prime Minister Thomas to withhold information or mislead the Grenadian public.
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Statutory Bodies to have closer relationship with Finance

In spite of extensive privatization over the last two decades, state-owned enterprises (SOE) are still a mainstay in many developing countries. Generally speaking, a SOE, also called Statutory Body, is a legal entity (company), owned by government, created to undertake a specific public purpose with public funds and/or public property. SOEs operate as a commercial business even though they are owned by the state. They have boards of directors, appointed by ministers, to take full responsibility for the running of the business.
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Art Creates Employment

ImageApproximately 30 budding young Grenadian artists are getting a taste of life as an artist.

The Patron of the Arts Fund is partnering with UNESCO and the Grenada Arts Council to conduct the first ever Summer Visual Art and Craft Camp under the theme Art Creates Employment (ACE), which got underway on Monday (July 20) with a field trip.

Walking along the beaches at Grand Mal and Duquesne Bay with Tutor Ursula Williams, the students soon learned to keep their eyes on the ground and were pleasantly surprised at the variety of shells, stones,
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REFITTING AND INCREASED PRODUCTION IS THE WAY TO GO FOR SANDINO

ImageThe Sandino Plant of the Housing Authority of Grenada wants to build itself to the level where it can export concrete blocks to other countries in the region and in an overall way improve and expand on its operations.

Manager of the Sandino Plant, Mr. Kenneth Noel is looking forward to an expansion and upgrading for the Sandino Plant enabling it to increase its production in blocks and also increase its range of products.

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' Lesliie Hutchinson' documentary to be made in Grenada

 An exciting and unique event is happening in the Spice Isle next week, 15th-22nd April.

 A British family of four Leslie Hutchinson relatives, two children and two grand-children, accompanied by London writer Charlotte Breese, author of the ‘Hutch’ biography, and an American film crew, arrive Sunday April 15th at Point Salines International Airport on their first ever visit to the land of their father's birth, to film a documentary.
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