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The Grenada newsletter.
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Alister Hughes
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St. George's, Grenada, West Indies
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Alister Hughes
P. O. Box 65
St. George's
GRENADA.


GRENADA NEWSLETTER FOR WEEK ENDING SEPTEMLR 7TH


UNIVERSITY REFUSES STUDENTS

Grenadian students, already accepted for entry into the Univ

of the West Indies, have now been told that they cannot be g

admission.


In a circular letter dated August 29th, these students were

"your Government has not yet made suitable arrangements for

financing of new students for the academic year 1974/75", ar

r therefore, it is hot possible to grant them admission.


Eleven students who expected to be admitted to the Universit

Campus at St. Agustine in Trinidad are affected by this deve

Four o'her students, whose admission to St. Agustine was dep

on results of the Cambridge "A" Level examinations, are alsc

affected.

Failure

The number of students who would have been admitted to the v

Campus in Jamaica could not be ascertained, but eighteen woL

entrants to the Cave Hill Campus in Barbados will not be adr

because of the Grenada Government's failure to make the necE

financial arrangements.



Commonwealth Caribbean GovernmeiiL. -v approximately 901 of

tuition fees of studen'- :cepted by the UniveislLt. hI,+

present circumstances, Grenada students seeking admission hE

been advised that, if they are willing to meet the full cnRt


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Alister Hughes
Sheet 2

Grenada Newsletter Week ending 7.9.74



is not sponsoring any new students for the academic year 19


The situation is complicated by the fact that the Grenada G

has not yet paid its contribution to the University for the

academic year, and the University has asked the Minister of

Education, Honourable John Morris, what arrangements are be

made to pay off this outstanding debt.

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TRADEUNIONIST MADE SENATOR

Mr Eric 'ierre, Secretary of the Seamen & Waterfront Worker

Union, President of the Commercial & Industrial Workers Uni

and Labour Relations Officer of the Grenade National Party

has been appointed to the Grenada Senate with effect from

September 2nd.



This appointment was made by the Governor General, Sir Leo

acting on the advice of Mr Herbert Blaize, Leader of the

Opposition and Political Leader of the GNP. Mr Blaize t,

the Press that Mr Pierre had been selected for the post bec.

he would provide "an authentic voice for Tradeunionism in tl

Senate".



Guardian
Commenting on his appointment, Senator Pierre said Mr Blaize

reference to "an authentic voice" was relevant because, "al

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Alister Huohes

Sheet 3

Grenada Newsletter Week ending 7,9,74


of Government's economic policies", he said, "and, while I

the Senate, I will serve, to the best of my ability, as a i

of the interests of the Trade Union Movement".

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FRESH THINKING NEEDED IN TOURISM

Guest Speaker at a recent meeting of the Grenada Hotel Assi

was Mr John Bell, Executive Director of the Caribbean Hote.

Association. Mr Bell painted a sombre picture of the

Caribbean Tourist Industry end said it faces a serious siti


"The winter months are no longer the special preserve of t

Caribbean Tourist Industry", he said, "and now that people

being moved en masse by cheap air fares, the necessity exi

fresh thinking'.



Mr Bell said that, in spite of the new situation, Caribbea

hoteliers persist in building bigger hotels, and, as a res

the Bahamas and Jamaica hotel occupancy had fallen from 60

46%".

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Alister Hughe

5th September 1974




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