Modern slavery - Lawmakers blast security companies for shafting guards, prosecution on the cards

All but one of the nearly three dozen private security firms contracted by government ministries, departments, and agencies (MDAs) are flouting the law either by short-changing their guards or not making maternity payments to females, an...more..


Holness submitted additional info to Integrity Commission

Prime Minister Andrew Holness last month submitted additional documents to the Integrity Commission based on queries the body made over his 2017 statutory declarations. Holness and several other serving and former parliamentarians, including Zavia...more..


Robinson: Not appealing NIDS ruling the sensible thing to do

The People’s National Party (PNP) has welcomed the decision by the Government not to appeal the recent Constitutional Court ruling on the National Identification and Registration Act (NIRA), on which the National Identification System (NIDS) was to...more..


Ramadan spiritual revival

The month of fasting, Ramadan, which is currently being observed in Muslim countries and communities throughout the world is an annual event. Around two billion persons are Muslim in the world today and apart from Muslim majority countries in the Middle Emore..


The business landscape for small and microbusiness

We have explored the challenges small and micro businesses face from the banking sector.  Many owners of such entities believe they have solid business ideas and cannot understand why lending institutions do not give them the time of day when they apply fmore..


Gluttons for punishment

About ten years ago, CLICO was unable to meet its obligations to its over 20,000 policy-holders. Fortunately, CLICO had assets which could be sold and equitably distributed to policyholders. They could then sue the government for any shortfall for its faimore..


Republic Bank hosts commercial business seminar for SME Customers

“Over 50 Small & Medium Enterprise (SME) business owners gathered at the Radisson Grenada Beach Resort to participate in a one-day seminar hosted by Republic Bank on 8 May 2019.”more..


6-year German-Grenada flagship climate change adaptation programme comes to an end

“Tuesday, 21 May saw the official closing ceremony of the Integrated Climate Change Adaptation Strategies programme, which became better known under its acronym ICCAS.”more..


Missing Teen: Shamika Shanice Mathurine

“Police are seeking the assistance of the general public in locating Shamika Shanice Mathurine 15-year-old student of St Paul’s, St George.”more..