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EU to remove Panama, seven others from tax haven blacklist: source

Provided by AFP The EU will remove Panama, South Korea and six other countries from its recently unveiled EU tax blacklist at a meeting of finance ministers next week, a European Union official said The EU will remove Panama, South Korea and six other countries from its recently unveiled EU tax bl


Red Force bats struggle against Volcanoes*

THE Trinidad and Tobago Red Force continued to struggle in the back end of the season, slipping to 51 for four at stumps yesterday in reply to the Windward Islands Volcanoes' 366 all out on the second day of their ninth-round Regional Four-Day tournament match at Grenada National Stadium. Kavem Hodg


City raises five salaries at special meeting

In a recent special called December meeting, the Grenada City Council voted on pay increases for five city contractual employees. According to minutes from that meeting, pay increases were given to the city's municipal judge (Rusty Harlow); city engineer (Robert Willis); city attorney (Mary Brown);


Grenada's New Yoga Destination

There's a new destination for yoga in Grenada, thanks to a series of enhancement projects at the island's Spice Island Beach Resort. The all-inclusive Grand Anse-area property has debuted a major new open-air yoga pavilion overlooking Grenada's most famous beach. Spice Island has three certified yog


Instrumental Music by Camp Howard

RICHMOND, Va - Nic Perea, Wes Parker, Brian Larson and Matthew Benson of the band Camp Howard made their debut on our LIVE Show with their song, "Grenada." The local group's latest EP is called Juice. You can catch the band live on stage Monday, January 29th at Strange Matter on West Grace Street st


International court orders marriage equality for most of Central and South America

Costa Rica's Vice President, Ana Helena Chacn, announces that the government will abide by the ruling. CREDIT: Twitter/@FFranciateleSUR The Inter-American Court of Human Rights issued a sweeping decision Tuesday ordering the legal recognition of same-sex families and transgender individuals that cou


EPA names Mississippi stamping plant as Superfund site

GRENADA, Miss. (AP) - Federal officials want to put a polluted north Mississippi industrial site on the national Superfund list for cleanup. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday proposed the Rockwell International Wheel & Trim site in Grenada to the list, making it eligible for long-t


Guilty plea in toddler's death

A Grenada man has pleaded guilty to charges related to the death of a three-year-old boy on Christmas Eve 2014. Marqueze Collins, who had been charged with first degree murder, pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of second-degree murder in the death of A'marion Bounds. He entered the plea Monday after


Delta Caribbean & Central America Award Sale Roundtrips From 14,000 Miles

Delta is running a sale on coach awards between the U.S. 48 Continental states and the Caribbean and Central America. They say prices start at 16,000 miles but awards are available for less. They promote, Now you can use your miles to soak up the sun for less. Escape to the warm weather and hot fla


Travels with The Gazette: Anniversary cruise

Cathy and Joe Rebl of Ocean City, traveled with the Gazette on Royal Princess in November to the Caribbean, celebrating their 50th anniversary. They are pictured with the Gazette in Grenada. Submit your travels with The Gazette to current@shorenewstoday.com. Be sure to include your hometown. Cathy


20 great things to see and do in Barbados

1/21 SLIDES Shutterstock 20 great things to see and do in Barbados As the easternmost Caribbean island, Barbados is lapped on all sides by the Atlantic Ocean, which provides a great playground for those who love to sail or dive beautiful coral reefs. A former British colony, the island combines Car


Don't Miss These Grenada Luxury Lodgings

PHOTO: A variety of new luxury hotels are opening, or have already opened, in Grenada this year. (photo by Brian Major) While significant portions of the Caribbean were impacted by hurricanes in late 2017, Grenada managed to escape the storms' wrath. The cluster of islands that make up this alluring


Start planning. Here are the top travel destinations for 2018 - The Boston Globe

Last summer, an online travel booking site released a study that was fascinating, not because it was about some kooky new millennials-only eco-adventure travel fad, but because it was an honest assessment of American travel habits. The study, conducted by edreams.net, found that most US travelers w


The Caribbean Travel Storylines You Should Follow in 2018

With 2018 upon us, it's time for Caribbean specialists to begin compiling a strategy for selling the region throughout the year. Allow Travel Agent to assist as we tip you off to the hottest storylines advisors should be following in order to fully capitalize on Caribbean sales.Hurricane Bounce Bac


10 New Caribbean Hotels We're Excited About in 2018

Caribbean hotels keep getting better and better, and the region's hotel development pipeline shows no signs of slowing down, with new properties continuing to sprout across the Caribbean and Mexico, both large and boutique, EP and all-inclusive. So what are the Caribbean hotels we're excited about i


Detroit apartment tenants living without heat for days

DETROIT (WJBK) - People at a Detroit apartment say they've been living without heat in this dangerous cold for days and tonight they're trying to stay warm anyway they can. Rosalind Pruitt says she's spent six days in subzero temps with no heat. She's one of about 20 units at Grenada Gardens off Gre


James William Meeks, deacon at Salem Baptist mega-church started by son, dies

James William Meeks reared three Sunday school teachers and the Rev. James T. Meeks, founder of Salem Baptist, the biggest African-American church in Illinois, with an estimated 15,000 members. Mr. Meeks, 90, died on Dec. 24 at his home in South Holland. He grew up the son of Annie and Charlie Meeks


Residents of Detroit's Grenada Gardens Apartment complex struggle without heat

DETROIT - Residents at the Grenada Gardens Apartments on Greenfield Road claim that they've been living without heat since Wednesday. In addition to the hazards of the severe cold, residents say they worry about potential fires from people leaving ovens and stoves on as a means to keep their apartm


IAA relocates, expands 2 Mississippi branches to boost inventory capacity

Insurance Auto Auctions recently announced that it has both relocated its Jackson, Miss., branch and expanded its Grenada facility in the same state to significantly boost the company's inventory capacity. The company said the new expansions have increased the facilities' previously combined 32 acre


2018 Survival Guide

From fears of terrorism to the continued growth of Airbnb, agents were faced with a handful of obstacles to overcome in 2017. And whether it was the negative impact of fake or inaccurate news reports, the concerns caused by devastating hurricanes, the reversal of travel-friendly Cuba policies, or li