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Page 6 Saturday 20th April 1991 The Grenada Nevwletter

Srei..a rn 1979.

That Agreement provide. for et:iAblistrunent
of a Joint C :mr...ion :omprised of repre-
i-e..ttives of the ,.-fii-t.ries of E::.ern.l-_
Affairs of the it-, countries. The Corrmmis-
1 sion v'ill meet -int-.lly:, ,i.etrati e I ;D, Gre-
Snada and Vene:uela, to revi;- progress on
jprogr.rinip'; : pre:'j'cts incE'r4..i:en The
f .jrt n.e-ting. -: be in Cro:ai .i A date
has not yet been fi:e but it vill be no I t_.r
tsanSptmiber next.

The other docL.urnt. .ine. :-d a j-'int
,::tiiuL "- w-ch st; out itlnuL discu.eJd
on -,hi':h an .-".tarding -' .: been r..-- I
Serious Consideration
SAm-.g these! ie'.,, he said, vas that the
Vnen-z.i-l n Gonrtr. w'iid give
Serious .-." to aI proposal that,.
on a ioint, 'e'..e ._.i., an oil refinery be
established in :.'.e -.:d,

The Verezueila:i Goverriannt. will supply
i the cre oil a 4 of the shares, the
Srenaa. Government Vill provide the land
.-ud be al.i- :'ed 25% of the :hai'res, -ud the
re:'tiin.: -h.res will be held by "a :gryup
out of Te::." whi:h vii pr,'.Ide the,
mnvest..etn-t to 1 .-i4 the refinery.
KNIGHT Fxom Page 5
at EC$50 each per .eel: Out of pocket
exer'.-,-es' p r'taiji:" o .ppe4 f. e.g. :ver-
night. experie9, during travel, ph.:,-
| cpi, documents .f the appeal). All
air-fares are p. d by Oc 'eri~ent of
aG! by "o
i Q
rInf.: .tn:iti ngi-:en to NE .'. LETTER by
I a source cl.:s to the -i, upremie Court sup-
ports S..L.t._ r. ht's _htrge' t*~-3e the
figure *i .:epn now by Government as Li-
I total cost of the ?,e is inic.: :.'ec

STh_ ::.u-r_ r. the figure Ei-'n by
SGc nent -:r .e, <. -." c6sit of the.
.: .e" and the ...n of J. ..ic" i bIfri:-
S.ers re",-id by the Gr ,.y+:"- G.- ...u..nt
S -- the .:' :-'"d

The :.:uri:ce. e:nr-red the '-ie,, that when
the c:'-:t. of the Pr'.:e,:!uting C',.umel is
i-.ed, "Ih- f" may be over EC$10

"I vant you to understand that this
does not mean that ve have reached
the stage here ve can talk about the
implementation of the project," Mr
Brathvaite said. "There is need for
further discussions."

An. :,?hr area c-f agree r-,i., he said, is in
houin,., and Vbnecuela has agreed to sup-
ply Cren.:.ii it, .-' .:..uses. over an
:rte dled peri:.-d Fifty .'-ill be pr.,vided
"im.-It immediatelyy, another 50 by the
end of the fir-: ye:r and the second hundred
.'ithi''n ie nextto or ,'-j' years.

There has been agrer-nmentpl also, the Prime
Minister said, Thi. "laiu.,aeg laboratories"
be e&t.-abiish'ed in Grenada for the te:-chimg
of Sp.:rnh The ori rin:4 proposal v:is that
there be 18 such laborat:,rie n one in each of
G rA't-A,.i's .-es :.nrd..ry .---c ools, but this has
been nm-i.. Jfied

There pr,':baibly will be, Mr Brathxaite
saiJ one laborait :.r in each of the paZrishe.
of St Andrev's, St Patrick's, St John's, and
C: ri;'i'zu.:, and p.-.,ibly, two inSt George's.
Make A Conscientious Effort
"We believe it is time for us to rnr:.e a
:-:iientifous effort to help our younger
people, e.c..i-:lly," he i.i, "to become at
least :.ilin;u.d "

Tht nrim Minister said a propc.-;al to
construct a sports stadium in Gr-ia a 'was
presented to ti!e Venezuelan Go'eunent
.U"dj fi.rthe.r d-.tail have to be fi.rrnsl'hed.
Venevui-.;. is pi'ret.,i'e,. to co:rider fiudinig
.e.-i--,d of th cost, he said and the
'.'et. .u- will hiv to be a joint venture
between Vexr-alJ, Grrada, .rid "some
other *: .. murries".

Mr Brathvaite said he vas told by the
President that the Petroleum Industry
in Venezuela has produced a fuel
which is "something between gasoline
and diesel oil' This cheaper fuel,
if used in Grenada's electricity gen-
erators, viiil effect considerable sav-
ings, he said, and a Venezuelan tech-
nical team is to investigate the possib-
ility of converting the generators to
use the new fuel.

Please See BRATHWAITE Page 7

The Grenada Nevsletter Saturday 20th April 1991 Page 7



The bjcUtivev of twhe workshop were to
brouwcn, to of J the CIAJ.WOyt region, ths
inri4wI cnvewrn witk three i wuntries -
U ouda, St Luci4 and Doraltwic

sentative group of o'.;er ~:.-ty
s persons p.t.i:eipa;eJ, on i.,h.
and. 19th April, in a workshop
i Greada -n11 "Health C:I e Fint-icing in
.arit an Corrmnuitv fCARIC.K'..' count-

_':.,._r~i the vor!-:: ,p : ...,'pei on April
1 L, Mr .-ichael Andrev, Mini';er of
-dth in the Grenada Government said the
objectt matter of ae workshop was polit-
,l ._iti..-.e at a timee when fi..-.d prob-
~i unyof the CARICl..f C..t
Will Share Our Ideas
'he T oj:r.V, no dou,*., will focus on
i- -' and disi.,sing t-'he h cte ..
: rm';ng t.u~ti,:n in our respective
S.omUtries, Ie Id,j "awrd we will :-.l.r our
x .: e::prie':e.e in deternjdrrg I :'v

Ve cm -I itpr ov? our hospital services while
at. the same time s. taining primary health
care achievements. .

The T:.rlzhop was IasedJ on studies under-
:Aen, over the last twelve months, of the
,e.:1-th systems and financir,- issues in St
Lucia, Greiniia. .1ij Dominica.
Funded Mainly
The studi-s and works)h:,p vere furJied
mairi by the United Stat.3-based Pew
.Charitable Tr'.t--. with the PanAmerican
Health C rglrii-tl:,n (PAHO) aind Project
Ho-p, .:id with the co-ordinating aspects
bin. done bv. the State Uniivjrsity of New
Y,.:r. (SUNY).

Ch..trin. the opeiiiin, sessi-i, Professor
Di.ter Zschock of SUNY said the studies on
the three islands hd be,--n by a team of
Please See WORKSHOP Page 8


S..i'e h. te been .agreement "in a ge)i:r..1
I .,.., ,he Frime inifter sd, th:t Gena.a
.ill try- to get St Vincent, St Luci-I and.
Sc;iic ith Gr-n-1.: to have a mn-ee-inv
..h Trinidad & Tlba., and Venezuela to
Sk into thy question of joint oil ,ploqr-

Sle Pr.r- ..jiris ter t.ii tl., on all his trips
.-road, i-'ib, 1:nE, question vLIich is
* -.::- 3 re! e 1 to lors of c':-7ri i -a.i;r. to
; : .i..:'!::r .n-dd/or .1ep t i.servi:e p.w iiF'nenl.

'0 've va ezM&te sqome Imon.ys'v, bhe
d ad e Awve to pwry .w order
m* the co-operiaon to 6be

S. If tgu "
ir- n th e r s o h "s1 .T

Er.F.h-,ai-, he was awarded
Ve-.nezuel's hig:1t civil or Jr, the Order
of the Lib.era tIr. He .1id not vi.h to repeat
the quotation +'h:. "a prophet is not without
h :rour :-' e mi his own c-ou:,t.y", he said,
but, for uhin, it isarev rdin e _xperietce: to
:\.:-v t~L, p. j-p in other countries ap-
prt'i-t. one's efforts on behLf of one's own

The Pr i-.e Minister said he believes the
.. .. as .i-e _to hir-r principally in
recogmtion of 1".3 service, in 1984 when,
f.-:,,: v.ig the :-iliafirvy intervention, he
,er','ej as appoi;,. Interim Prime Minister
in the run up to ( El ecions that year.

Page 8 Saturday 20th April 1991 The Grenada Newsletter




"PKewsE be iwwrmr wme of mm team."

J E MINISTER NICHOL- "Neither journalists nor political
as Brathwaite, min a radio broad- opponents can change a Govern-
cast on April 10th, reminded his meant he said, "Politicians can
Jlistener- that a Government is change the majority support in Parlia-
elected and renmixr-e in office in accordance ment, but only you, the people, have
/,'ith procedures clearly spelt out in Gre- the pover to change the Govern-
n.d a's Constitution. ment".

Pr<:.cedi.ures for the removal of a Prime The Prime Minister made these statements
t minister from office are also clearly spelt as he reminded his audience that, bec.aise no
out, he said. Please See CO-OPERATION Page 9

ten comprised of tvo repretentati.P .v from
each island together with four other people

Those four, he _aid, are Dr Barry Wint,
Chief MAedical OCficer of Jamaica, Mr
Francisco Bayo of the Department of Health
& Human Services, S..ci1 Se'urityAdminis-
tration in Baltirrmore, Mv rvlnd, Dr Gret-
chen G3ynne a cultural anthropolo-gis- of
SUNY and himself
The Case Study Type
'JVP aw/ the casw study type of
apprack by ca&n iRy out 137
inervwvsrin the Z&ree countries vith
ca-reyfu selected adult mei and
on wme vwho ve ased of heak- per-
cepions of the quality and quantity
sad acstibHiliy of health
serve ...., PArocsor Zchct said.
In each of the three c..umtriep, he sai, some
15 or 20 interim ew- were d,':-rie also with the
TL-b,:,ur UT r;o'j and ErImployers' Feder-
ations, .. rt'-niatdioins which have a dire'-t
inere.t in social services There were also
interviews vith inclvi~dui! rnediumn ard
1.-u'-e size companies, he -aid, all of these
itrtervievs being, to find out what .-ne-
ments already e.,-ist between management
;and labour for provision of e-lth. Ire its. Zschock said the objectives of the
v.orkshop were to broaden, to all of the
CARICOM region, the initial concern with
three countriess Grenada, St Lucia and
Dominica and to share with all CARICOM
cun.,trips the experiences gathered in those
Is Already Shared
Another objective, he said, was to encour-
age participants in the w',,rkshop to think of
health r..e financing as a responsibility that
may *'.:nciontr.,-t? upo:n the Ministry of
Hpclth but is already shared by the social
insurance organizations
In an interview', ProfeF.sor Zschock told
NEWSLETTETR the initiative for these
studies? is a clmbinati.on of PAHO and
SUNY "stri:-ngjy enco:ur.agpd and invited by
the host countries, Grenada, St Lucia and
In addition to Grerad.a, coritries repre-
iented at the wc.rkshop 7.,ere Antigua, Bar-
bados, Pelize, the Bahamas, Dcminica,
Guyaia, Jarnaica,. Mcntserrat, St Kitts, St
Lucia, St Vincent and Trinidad & Tobago.
mesmanaeman Im n 5t..L].....................

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The Grenada Nevsletter Saturday 20th April -1991 Page 9
p:-i.: i.:.-rptv gained a majorityof the seats Bank, the Economic. Divisi-'%n of the Organ-
im P-li- -.ant a the last General Elections i.1f.ioi of East Caribbean State- wmid the
m -.,air :h 1 '.;, thre hA.-d bee a pe;ir.d of Eastern Caribbean Central Bank all agree,
uncertainty f : 10inBg deciar.ti.c.n of the the Prin-r Minister said, that Grenada has a
_-:. :d of the pr":. serious fiscal problem.
Had A Comfortable Majority
His p-ty, the N.:ti':-'id em-,:-cr.:.ic "The country is labeled 'uncredit-
iCon-Ire- (NDC) hal gained the most se.:s, vorthy' by the international financial
.e-:er,, m te eIe,'ti,:-,. -.j when NDC vas community." Mr Brathvaite said. "It
-i..rd :y two s.,_b'-s of T,- Nti..:.:1i is a fact, not an opinion of the NDC
P..r. .. t i:j a defector from rhe Gri.,: d.: Government-"
Unired Labour F- .r (GULP), NDC had. a Gutter Of Partisan Politics
c-u.^"rt-r-h majority in theO iinfer-,-.V If thli i,- s".iixirds of C-' are to
'ofRepr.eet:li:.s. be impFri..d, the Prime Minister said,
: ., C. vrenre. must be .e.n to be polit-
fre't happened, he i ;.. icly stable and
". . u . . '1 1 '.. '. .. . . . . .... .
.: _,2C l. j '- .-.-1 1".i -1 oi,.u Lt ,, y7l . ..l.. ........... ... .. ... ................... .. .. : .. .: .
and tllk3 of new ev i.:ns, ,,r t,:.p:. tion the si.--a no10 ttac-ad to
r-"1' :-7d sections of the me.j:., had .-had a thie jI:i:d must be removed. This is a
"field day" in t4h j'.:nshere hiu -:xttr of Lti4;r...U concern .i. must not be
prevaile d dr.,-ed into "the g.tter of partisan
p .itics", the said.
1 t* 3 1.. 4 4 - .

"" '"".!i of tem. b .li-r d? as though the
I-' :m -Urip ori l-..d not m -i," he aid,
o.r th-' a new election ',.:- ust -'.und the
ISrnc, 1 rUs '.

|Mr E.r ::i-e s-id it would r.. no useful
for him to dwell on Tih cris z
period,": ". he r'i.h .d to i'.-: D -:.! e of tlhe
S_- ,:.r why the c...,'-y is so t1 4bl. t,: dJ.- i
-', .;i the first ye:r of the N-.:-
; n.n:en. in c r r*:nadfve ,n:z enj..yed
n uiprecedv .r:a-ni e ev Task Is Extremely Difficult
:-: ceLtral quis~ion ta Gre nads
'y. tLe Prue &fu'sier sd. Z ar tos I
i vth aczevnust baluaced budfei
L/k debt ser vi'ce are'g os E2/$6?
.-~n~and "lkb &rars ~of contr'-
Ut' Ar ro regjcns/ &nd iateri-at/-n&Id
\ {-rgan 'vts be ss/4 dhe A's; zs
_-2tre mely dr'tc uft.

\ NDC .ove ::;-en did nriot create the
-r,-blLI,. he si. but, .i ,, i.~"r ci of the
--o -tr y, it d ]- .-z a ;'- ..p:, -i ,: to
-"r.--.:e- h.-: best the -": ':,t.: rmi 4 be

n, people tter- to the public
S've the problem d :. r-.: exist, hie s:ud,
* ut ._v-e:.. org .ui,.. i-at..iL otherd- z--.
;:. n'l-:,_ : ..;, ._.uL B.. :'*..lte ..r Funx,, tFune
S-" BY:, 1 Crib. De, pmt

The Prime Mirist r said that, following
imposition of ",:r-airi tax measures" to
i[tci .-. Te re'.nu, the NDC Govn T-ra-mnt is
t. i.-; lenis to re'jluce expenditure.
, ti-._.,.- are under .,_r to see how the
. t-",l:-T.rrn. can be redu,:-ed and wastage
iT.e1-J- he said.

E P_?i 1:':,e oP f a gradt.uil trn-aroud. in
Grenada's for 'meT? vill be ..en on April
15th, he said, when Steritex I.or po rated. of
tu-rt-: Rico vill re:-o;en a p'hlt -uich was
c..-e,' last vye. by Smjith ,hr _:.r-i rel
Work Will Begin
"--ri-: .. vill m...y thr-' 50 .',trker whoh
,:- ,;-ir j vh. .... the plantw i:,::sed he
j. anrd it is i:-.pated tha emplo;-nint.
lr ite- to 75 w>_rkerf during the first year
of operation. Also in A ril the Prime,.er ..d w:.: .. ona five-st-ir
.-tel" lo'ate,, n-: the Pc int Sahni'e Inter-
^^'.8, 8:Airpl::^

,GoY., --rr, nt is ,. C..;' idr. t ..hree other
hotel projc. .--' ill be ,t.L.r i.d during the next
four n r's,' h., said, ..)nd in the nme:-uit.ire,
work is :pa- in finral--i: pl.ns for
i,".','--ping a imJ.del .frrm project -which
"' J pr,-,:-i. i the in'reni'"~'for restoration
of the A ri.l .1'-ial Sector P
Please see Co-OPERATION Page 10 o

Pago 10 Saturday 20th April 1991 The Granada Newslatter


"The pcopl- of St George's twAed to put aside so nr tiwn. to look bcck
on tficir auhircrrcti.nt.s aird feel qood cibout them-seltes"

Sganiisati-crY have got, together urm-
der the b:aiier of The St George's
De:vp.,'pme!nt Or o.anisation
(SGDO) to celebrate, on April 23rd, the
feast day of S._nt 6er'e, the P.rron Saint.
Sof both the Ci arid Par .ish of St Ceor ge

Ata press: conference on April h Mr Irvin.
i.-f-Icusen, SGDO Chairiman, said the
people of both the City and Parish ti.e
many things for granted and, as a result,
Sh..r. is evidei,:-c of '.-cay.
Put Aside Some Time
S"The people of St George's need to
put aside some time to look back on
their achievements and feel good
about themselves," he said.

The Iceebr.-ti.' -: are to run for te ",-ve of
April 21st. to 27th .a-1 at 6 00 A .'f on a-.h
of those days, the flag of St. 3erge, a red
cross ona ,hi '.:gc:.',:,1mJ, will be hoisted
at three points in the City.

That .-,ect..r Twill receive a "y-*",- :l; a
result of ;eld,.-d assisa.:,e from th 9
SF'epubli, ofChinaon 'aiwan.

Mr called -r. his listeners to
Sjoin him, r:o,, h co-.pera ,.rT. epne.rv-
| our -r rd 'work, in buildmg a country
of w"h all w.ll be pru. i.

"I plejge to -t.-.e ihe ne:t few .'eiars to
i direct' my eff: r.. to the develop t ri of
this rmy ntive land," the Prime I. 'fiier
Si said. "Please be a Hreme:- of my team."
i ---- -_________ _

One point will be at Fort George, head-
quart er of the Royal Grenada Police Force.,
another will be the steeple of St George's
Angli:-can Church and the third will be at the
Town Hall building in the Market Square.

With the co-operation of the Police, the
hoisting of the flag at the Fort will be
.:tz':minparie,1d by a fanfare of trumpets
w-hich, through a public address system,
will be amplified and be heard throughout
the City. There is to be a similar
c"i'rtnr each day at 6.00 pm when the
fl.;s will be lkvered.
A Special Service
The h :icin.g of the fla,? on the first day of
the celebra.ti. ri. -T'ill be accompanied by the
ringing of all Church bells in the city and
there will be a special service held at 7.30
AM atSt G rge's Anglican Church. Later
that day an ecumenical service will be held
al' at St Geor e 's Anglican Church follow-
ed by a procession thr'nmugh the City.

During the ecounmrnic. service, Prime Min-
ister Nicholas Pra.thvaite will formally
il mihe : the celebr.tins and a iness;a vil
be delivered by Mrs Joan Purcell, parlia-
mentary representative for the City of St

Events marking the week of celebrations
i-' ,uan.i perfcr:_-unces. displays of
old prints and mps, pi:ctoral displays
showing the development of the City, film
d. slide I ,'.--, television and rad.i'
di.!:i. :-n p :. UMYirries relevant news-
paper articles and an essay cimpet-iti.An for

Pleae See ST GEORGE Page 11

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The Grenada Nevsletter Saturday 20th April 1991 Page 11


GCNA Oil Distillation
Equipment Expected Soon

Mfr N1:"z J-ir.- Chairrran ofthe Grenada
Co-Operative I".'.me- Ass.oii.T '.nr
T(GHA), A ..1, the. Government Infrrmation
,r'ice (GIS) on 1lth April that Vl.
A:-i:!i.,:.n's oil distiiiation equipment is
e::Fpct,:. to arri ive on April -9 .-

The f:.t..'y, ft.r t e distillation of oil fr :fri
defective rn-itmeg:, will be located at.
'Ei.-re !, Grer'i.a.--fs 2rn; town, a.'d is
e,'timat7 to c-s.:,.t _n:ie EC$3 million.

German Ambassador Presents

Mr Hol.ger Etero .:..i-re.i,:?- Ahbass-
adIor of thl Federal Pepi.Aic of Germany tof
-Cri:a.d:.i, presented hj Letters of Credence
to o-vernor General Sir Paul c.'-on on
26thF.?-,iaryv 1991.

I Measles Vaccination

;..fx in i'5 1 h,: beae: dezi- ,d "Car-:'he.inr
S.i..- Elimination -.:ih", rd. d-ring-

ST GEORGE From Page 10
The St G- e's D-.:...l Or.-
ii:n is a non-g, ,. b-,dvy
f -'.u indmFebru.:-. 1989 -i'ta ;r, :, -
ii' '2o i "to ,ir' ii I ,-" ,. -:.-- ,. of
the t- i:h of StC rge i-.-o--"
hroughn .d..i,:----and"

Am; J nA,- its undert~.i ., as a mp,
:. f fire pre-nti..,n edu:..i:on which, in

TV broadcasts. 't:v Z carried not ir
to- -, Pai. of ug G,-?::, b t i-; .. eh- |
Soutthe tsl e.
U i

S..lerin" St .r" c"" 's Day are the
:lii..= Ch.. h,^ ths e aym:,th of Greinada
S he i'TY' Mietan, Tthe M onal T
Sard the FP;.iuh! Li'y |

that month, re.-gardless of their present
v.,:L:rJi.:,n status or previous measles
ht,.:.ry, all children between one and fifteen
years old i"nhe Eriglish--spe~king Cribbean
'..:ll be '.'. cirateii d.

AcT'..41ly, ace<: riding to the Government
Information Service (GIS), vaccinations of
siec:-.:d.iru7 school children and children not
yet in .ch.:4. wz vill begin on April 22nd.

During Ma;.. te- prc.or:amme vill be taken
to pupils in pre-primary and primary

Grenadians At Seminar In

Five Grer:idiain are attending the 54th Reg-
'.u.t Ssion on- Rural Dev.elopminent and.
Agrarian Reform which *-:peried on April
8th at the Land Reform Trainirng Institute
at Taoyuan in the Republic of China on Tai-

T p. ticipants are drawn from the
Mri. rtr' of Azriculture and from the
S*':--_- Sect.':" in Agric'iture and their
tn-erA nce at ,ite serriinazr is being ftnded by
the Go-vrnment of the Rtepublic of China.

Regulations To End Dispute

Ac,:., : to t he Gove-rrnent Information
.J. ":e (GIS) tP Fisheries Depart-ment of
the 1..4in.-iy of Agriculture is drafting
reguiil-..:... ".hPh ;vill govern act.. cities of
b,-: sine fisnheren ,ri and motorised
fih.ri.m.. and. end the di.putie existing
between these two cl.sses of fishermen.

Basis of the .*irput-' is the cl..-im by seine
fi.r, ;en th.1 inM:tor ised fishermen
fri .hL.-Z1 fish away, causing them to go back
to sea. this year, all parties to the dispute
were invited to a meeting vith personnel
from the FisT-,E.iez Departn-nent and the
Please see NEWS SHORTS Page 12

U. Wj, A rr'" .1 rVr Tt" ; Afty

Page 12 Saturday 20th April 1991 The Grenada Newsletter
NEWS SHORTS From Page 11 now being dra7n up are based
on a cl -rificat.i,:,n of what c.rnstitute:: "fish-
.ig by a beach seine", and a suggeli-n that,
during sei~u fishing, mot,'rised fishermen
sho uld keep a di:ance of at least 150 irteri
.,uiideL the deepest point of the haul.

British Books For Schools

Two sch'i.ol. in Grenada have received from
he Eritish Gcr'-"ra ent ook valued at

The pr'es en!tj.-tin.:r were made on 10th April
-'hen Mr Ali Drury, Resident British
SReprse- tativ, h-anded over to thIe 1G're-
,v1ileec.:-ni-ary ch.-?o'l e. linofchemiii-
.l, bi,.:,l.:_,y and phy;Ti,?s b,,.:1k7..

:On ,te- ^sme day, the library of the St
David's Roman Ca.h:>.ic Primary Sch,:ol
vas erdwiawmced by a g i. of over 30 b<,':ks.

Mangoes Enter U.S., Market

Te1, MA'rketig and I??":--. Imp.rting
EBoard (MMIB) has mn-,de its- fir-.t :i.dprniit.
o f rnaroes to t. United S i-s- ui'2.t.

An NJIBE official t.'.rd the Go'-'ermnrint
S,- ..rnmationSer ;.. (GIS) h ti.the :hTipnient
S: of green mangoes for the in;.:-.f .u-e
of pickles, and this, together with t.,o
"i-quent Srhip;meitr of Of:ig,':-.:e' to .ith
i :,e buyer, had a t..i ,VIPdue of about
L C$ 2,100.

. ,hffh':,:.i;at told GIS also tha; ..-ppr.:..x- 29,000 t.,ns of ve.etables valuedd at
i:me .1.6.,,00 0 'ere hipped to the

United Kingdo.'i in March, and that, during
the snme m,:,nth, the United States market
took abc-ut 10 tons of vegetables valued at
EC$30, 000.

British Team Advises On

Off-Shore Services

A teari of three consultants, financed by the
Bri'ish Government through the Overseas
DevLe.ipmrient Administration, has been ap-
pointed to advise the Grenada CGovernment
on the deeloprnent, regulation and super-
,di-ion of the off-shore financial services

Ac.:,rdiLng to a release from the Office of
the British High Commision in Grenada, the
rsigTmrnt. is expected to begin in the
niiddle of April 1991 and to be completed
within seven weeks.

Grenada To Be Represented

At Education Conference

Grenad.-c %vill be re-presented at the Biennial
Eastern C.:aribbe.3im Standing Conference on
Teacher Education which takes place in
Anti'i i from cApril 21st to 25th.

Theme of the Conference is "Promoting
Quality Teaching In Schools" and the
apendai ihcludi in-depth consideration of
ho the Fap:ulty of Education at the Cave
Hill, EB.badou, unpus of the University of
ihe ne T ndien can collaborate in ensuring
a higher qu-Jiity of classroom teaching.

The role of the various Teachers' Colleges,
Diisi':. n.'Departmeinnts of Teachers Educ-
ation at tertiary level vill also be discussed.

A.-ter Hughes

20th April 1991
Printed & Publshed By The Proprietor
Alister Hughes, Journalist
Of Scott Street, St Georges,Grenada, Westinies
(P.O.Box 65: Phone (809] 440 2538: Cables HUSON, CGreado)



Off-Shore Serw"ces

0( t)l. OF CO.T-' UING C !F"

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Volume 19 Saturday 20th April 1991 Number 7





0i0vermr1e-n-t p yJS l3164i56,000.00 extra jor
teli-vaerw| of twe Imii tnetrnrt

.. ,. -'ed t -. the
-,-.9 of c -A pp i o..t,.
-i. n addition to their re ._-.-
" u,,m sui of US .50.000.00 for ,-1{,-:'- of
|t~h -' ....^ .i t in" th e n.'. :._. E i: ..:.
" .. ".17e ""case.

n" ae' 'i:n as dis:l -- t a' 2.ot e ad-
'a I ha
f t-, Senate on A'il i' : by Mr ':, ,-
...e.. Leader of G_"ver n uin'.. ss :
i :.Ienate, as he e a written reply 1i
: ueK-stions frb::l: C'p;j-; ShJ.r. Mr
-:'^ k :.:.-' 0.. C

|.,_ator Noel's closure of the add-
* ti-,na n money to bte paid to the Judges
W S revived public spsculatiori that
' delay in givir.g judgemeunt in the
:-3ishop agpe.] v5s cc~aioned by diff-
-.".- -:f ariisiag betvec, the Judge?
'd Government over finaUcil mat-

*- _ral .../ .-. : vou be delivered
S Ay' C..mber f--llo by a vntten

^ | i at a later dane. To date.
SI.,"- neit-,. a : nor -,r.,
S.*- i.r,._it iL : been l ;- s :C-
.o. suggests __ delay in deli :-r hwas been

occasioned by the fact t; the Judges were
.' the Go-'.'riL -ii ) to r-a niL It .',a
i*z :.y were practicing tl .:nail, delay-
ing dcwvery of the iuder.en" mt il certain

In Court ly last th ( e ..h), Sir
Fre. e:..i: : this 3p-ici, tion, as
."stupi,_d i; .i : --:':". He said there is
.\t.*l1,-'. "".:-iity in r77e Ch_ that
. o... ....: ....t .... i t .=i l` to ..-..a-,

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| | Bishop Appeal Judges Paid
Extra For Judgement .......... I
G reviada's Economy Has
Sloved Down................... 3
0 Senator Kmght
Charges Dishonesty. .... 4
10 Brathvaite Visit-
--'- -u-l -......................... 5
H Greiada. Hosts Hea-bh Care
Financi ng Workshop.-----..--.... 7
0 Brthwai-. Calls For
o--per io .....-----..---------..-----.... 8
SSt Gs.o- rge's Day To Be
S_ ebr E d-----.... ...... ........ .... 10
N e.. -hrts~. ..... ..... ..... 11
He emphasized the ri.T.u,. of the task
Please See JUDGES Page 2





Page 2 Saturday 20th April
JUDGES From Page 1
vwhch 1h-i to be done by the T,,ge.- and .nd il
ie original plan to deli'er a ,wrbal
ju, ge:mernt n at -*mtr,:e of tle .ritu:, one bad
F:IJn ain.Ti, nf.Fe

The aifqueness and frmprtance of te
csse o CZ-reards, the and
the Comm n vealtt ectas.d that,
jhev ju-dt4emant _.s gvae it, sh, aid
?1tel the tfirm of a siFnge, reasoned
Jcciument vitb falldet&ds, hae said
Judges Are Aware
S-ir Frrderic:k did nr:t .v~ ..:ic w:. hen the
'.-.geretl e .-.:'d be idelti re'd but said he
t.i4 his brother bJ_-es wa-e w .a that the
1,re :-w GCo Ir ).. -n is aniotis to have the
-. ;a..appal ot, r appeal cle ed up.
af soon as p.:.:;:- W sof that G.-"!. .. :.i re-
urn rto :-,: Sprerme Court. orf he Or:._-
isation of East Cari Yir: Sl.a?.

The Grenada Newsletter

r.i,:.iay and Kendall are given EC$200.00

With reference to the ten Defence
Attorneys, Mr Noel said one receives
a daily refresher fee of EC $1,600,
six receive EC$ 1,000 and three
receive EC$S00.00.
EC$150.I0 per veek for laundry
Each of the Defence barristers has a
meal allowance of EC$140.00 per
day, three are allowed EC$150.00
per veek for laundry, tvo cars
driven by the lawyers are allowed
EC$50.00 each per veek for petrol,
the barristsar out-of-pocket expenses
in conniert-ion with the appeal, (e-.g
overnight expenses during travel,
photocopying documents etc.), are
paid by the Grenada Government as
are all their air fares.

a..c. Bishop Murder Case is- .. .
a~r w .. n J. ed by
In his reply to Senator .5-,Ni' i .' E ;$ Sstor
Kmg t, Senator Noel M9S- .:2 i0-, t K, eight
said t-at-, to date, the total cost of .'-V.?-/.-^ .. .. -
.hei Preliminary Heariags, tu-he :a" .. & .: i.n
Trial and the Appea im the .. B ir
M-awiice Bishop Murder Case Is -az' .e n n e of
C2811 ail 1MIn '
"35935 19 ill t.,235,^.
,-~. ?I--p r- a ;iT-r-ia A ,-," -

close to the S.pyrein Court told i' E'S-
LE='TTER this fige;- covers only the cost of
1. 0 -.e and t. te I. of '. s ..a- b.'- :-

f. l.:,e .,..: ho tj 1'l -,
financially, to retain coL.:.- _
Are Not Included
"The cost. of the Prosecuting Coun-
"el, Mr Karl Hudson-Pbillips and Mr
Doodaauth Sigh, are noL included in
the figure grven,' the source said,
"and vhen thoye costs are added, the
& gur- may be over EC $0 million.

Giving deLails of the cost, Senator
Noel said Sir Frederick is paid a re-
^ni: fee of EC$22,007, per sitting
of 'h= Court. His brother Judges,
ties-es Rex McKay and rTime Ken-
dall, each receive a retainer fee of
EC-20, 00 per setting

ASi!r .F: :.i is givn ECF' tSO. dailyF
, .3!-'., .e :- -r, er 1' h. v, :-'.r.

fees paid to the Ju.,es thng. on the
: h :.u'ie Bi; .,:,p-.pp.?-.
Increase Has Been Agreed
Senator Noel's -rJ!r is th.. "th increase

the Go-rrai t.of Grenada".
i._L ife.-:'e .. the ju.cinert in the
Bishop N '_:,- Appeal, C..verr..ent's
:if tPri reply to S'esptlr Kright rs "Ithas
be,'z"n atgr-:.ed by nhe Goe'.';ient of f Grenada
to pay an o:diti:.ri : ,.S 000 00 for de-

" -. -i L."j i '

The Grenada A ri- ral :nd :.r ,n-rci a
i-.-ity met on 14th NI -- e:nber 1905 to
cori,-r a pr -p of a uni.n of the
.Co:,,a.z of GC'.. 1z, and St Vin,:eIn..

M h-. bers of :h.,. Society .ere :tally
S.pp-d to this 7ve and piSSRed a Reso-
lution :. rly o b je',tir to" the union

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J Thini s wre nrt as fright as
to be at this tim ."

,; General Maanager of the Govern- 4aw a
r- _z- ,r
: rJ nt-_^-.. d N..J-_,:.n.r- 1 Con ca o-e+
:.-1.Ba (NCB), ;-i in an inttr-.-- -ith 7 hesaid
-- LTTER on April 11th that Gre- c-ropP i
....adas . r iy has- slo ed do n.
Another f
--:ces6sion might be too strong a is th-e i!f
arm to use," he said, "but things are living
tA as bright as we expected them to -." '-
at this time-" be pir:i:
'.- ; '." th bhilu;'d trade is tt--i""
2.y as :t b .: r:!V- r of te econn ;ii -
A _" .- _' i Id heir m teree ,uiie iiiLa
and 1991 ':n at present. A .r t .
h has affect -,-, he said, is ,that NE
-ar_ e niot llin uh money a-ail-
Sfor mo ges.
STLhey Cannot Afford
i; .:, t- .: four y-:s, he :W, tRhe Er:0 wA-
-- '. r Vput ". .u. a lot of mno,.>n.-" int:, the
. ; .... .:..Yi:.e u .-..,-h this is a
..:.1..- sector, they cainmot afford to tie Postage
.....: -: a ..1. Q in -,,,r. 1. .L- .hi:.h rum t
,.*r .e L : ,r of 20 years.
.i ;i'. "h- :i. -- ility of :.w pl.;~: ~a 10 Iss
o r role int o such a ec:ion, Mr
baId ?:.i ithe :n~i,: : 1980s, he 20
S -. ue1. level of deposIcits in reniA 40 -ss
at a fairly ri, rate, butR re v a-
n- - d i.:.7 }.'n i 1. 1 `989 anrd 1990. u

a '

r"t- "ofor e- rt
o .4. Grenai

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Saturday 20th Ap:1 S 91

Pame 4 Stra 0hArl19 h riaaNvlte


Dee: K:_7h. I, C..- has descrribed
Gl.vrmnbit'f has ei'..,i him in reply to
qu,1;-i:-:c' he m. th-e i.n;;e relative

ARCH ~IBALD Frcm Page 3
.arned :'-. n :.,. ~orld-wide ..,ppi.. tow
be ?.fT_'i'Iind ...d rtn., '-._t, .. from Gr... A..-
-..-. i .... are l ....,ly i;.i. ---ncd by tthe
tate of the ec..:. my: of the country in ..hich
:" f re r;' --e-

,_'.,va io ..,i:.t. a Gr,.os Naiti;n.!.
.: d:t (GNP) : .-. r of 5% per ann-
urn ....r tl-e pr' fe ye ars, m!.:- Ar: d bald
said, but, in -; cr:"~:.x..:uc, he did.
not think it li .ly '. r ., , be il-,red
m 1991.

Ti:u. is going t.o ` e a ti-ht .art, he said.
He Has No Fear
The- ..:. t.-f Toi i. '' Will help to in..-u.l it.
-.vr, he.- u and he v1: no fear that, b.ilt.
Sa lle-. d e T:iei sector like Tcurism,
Grenada's ,c.',."my will be .n, iger-..

The "r :ility" of To:.L'i:i i- over-
.-: :;. Mr Ar c _tnu :, !.i a.nd, in .-i'y
*:, Tourism is not a L:i'inl- large
percent-.. of r.. c.'':-i.' n;:n so th.xt a lr -'--
down '.ill hv,~ mnajocr ill r.:-. 3

A fav,:.J x:ib!l 1 '' r.Dr e said, is the
..i:,, li age ^f *: A -"i'i, .u.e an.j
.= ".-fr, Mr Ar.:hb :!. does n,,t ir-I:
j t ha _, is -P. eno.i.hy. *, but, frt.:mn
^lis d .:n.acl:E v;'h h..t;' :, he hs

*h.*.ii i:ur.: of Qir food ziteCm. l.callY than
"y i "f"ore.

., esp,:i_ l" tru ofve0 I i .--jF he; d,
he foresees man" benefits f the liu -i-
: ''e-n the- two .t can be incre.:-ej

to the 1 .iuri e Ei h.:rp e t. f..ier ca.e.

M'_r Kni.c-ht 'sl.W: is n,'1 ein an interview
withthe "Grei V. e" yspper, pub-
lished on April 19th, atd refers specifically
to answers to hi que.i:.ri iked at the
S,,ns mr tine of I-farl:.-- as- tohe cost,
to d: e,. of the .--

In reply to a question, "..- 'at is the cost to
date of the pre'li., A y hearings, '-he trials
Please See KNIGHT Page 5
The General ....-.e :.e i. that 1991 vill be
a ",.ugch 'e-i'r" and the only thing which vill
turn the ... :t n ,:,-.,-,. is if one or two big
project: are i Iple`- n-_.; He stressed,
hov, 'r, that for ih p-proje-t- to :- ist. the
island's :':-,, vhe m- t be fi de d from
i' d l and. not dr.*i on _: e m.:iny in

Will Be Helpfl
He i-.-,.,-. of at If-:, two hotel prjeLcts
likely to .' off the :.- :'.m year, he
said, -. i:._. l-,'g td -. ,r Point a.-line-
Iltern:i:.-,..- Airport and the other on
Grand. A..- beach. These will be helpful,
Mr Ar h,..iLd 2i,~d, but pr,.ec-_. in any
sector, not only T:,-Ul.i, wo-ul give the
ecinom:y a bo,: t.

arm .' '. :r-isj as *me pe. 'ie are
about the f;i;-m uefv lt.ur sector, he said.
"!t would noWt be f:-:--ble to rrmn.if':1Atiure
.,' for the-.r- r:u but.if you.:atered
to the CQuibb -.: C. 'ty (CARICO...i
anid The O:' i:i.. of East C.:-bbean
u:e- (OECS), it can :rt."

This will notr be so in :..-.e :es, he said
and -.Li'.;ft vfiu.iring will .'",'per be the
backbone of Grei.:J.:v's E:.:..:.....
are ry "'... i;-luding garments, which
-- be -m:ivb red pr.:.,ftably f..r e':,p.-:,t.
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L t.. h a, ata pres: conferenc:-e at '
Point Salines Inrternational Air-
ort Iheld :n Aoril 12th,: his re- ""

| f ,..,:,a state visitto V .*/ ,-,-,io said he
n'r n, a' S.'"'L w .; .. .
ad found F ires'ia:t Carlos Air.dres Perres
: to be an "-: i: ,t [_.,' : :,'; ".

"The mood of the visit to Venezuela
S--as, in a sense", he said, "more im-
portant than the practical results."

Mr Br.-t.,:" te .' 1"-i1h in expriEs.i!, hii
;! aJ-i':q: of the President who he des-
S.:.bed a ?r,:-: v'h.: has -reved all his life
tin dfee.-. of democracy. President Carlos
-..r; P-erres, he said, ,ad worked ",or,
for Latin'ic.-, *aribbl'e i relat -
i olatships.

The Prime Minister .di it is in this cronte:-t
the found his visit -: e ting .:-. regarding
because he was relating to a leader vith a
commitment ":.1. he sa-d.. is not found
g.e..erlly inP.c. :.- LM r in- this part of
the .,- :rld.
A Revise ___.-:--
Mr Br:.'' ..' ie said heC::. the President had
signed, two documents. on- of I-.icli was a
r'-,i", version of :-.i A. ; --:-.1n on co-
op.....: i -n .a..i.d bst9-ri. Veniezuela and
Please TrhrAJTE Page 6

KNIGHT Prom Paga 4
a.-d th-i app_-.lf in the criminal cases of
\ P^-ir vs Andy 1' l.:.hl, an;d ot ers (the
E':h-- :.p e-:1), Goverri-er: ,t.- replied,
."EC$..,593,562. 19".

r :a t ar.^'ily diA n :. -1'- th: t rr l as.
;j -ij.- ,.,. ,t", Z"-r L that m i '-.,,or ..- ", in
,-y lto a l..- question, Go"e..r.en. thad
-. the .:,'" "+ that time as more :h.:'
$; EC$10 million.
Employed Two Barristers
L: murder_ case, Govermnent. e;?-,pl.:yed
!U Ji.u' u .i. i b. :i.'' rs to "'4e?' th.-
zdcused who j. L.4._ 4fi, r ij.y. to
etain Counsel Ge'-'enr r;-' *1::'
: .- :,''-L tvo b: r -:'er to w<:.r: ith the
-rectr of P 4ubli, ?: .e ti.:r .,* pr-eut-
t: case.

A a supplement to his qu-tii as to to.-u
St,Mr Krnight asked to .i' de,.l.of
"h.e. re:.mer.t:ion pui, to t-6e 2eY'r.
.. .... '' .. (Pr e-:- ri-n and Defr-. -), the
Adg;es of Cou!rt o)f App-,J "

hMr Kr.-, t4old. th "Voice" the answer to
L: is a vo d.... :-, :. it refers or7y to the
Defence Attor:.: it 2-:-., of the
P:'...-,-. 1 utii'- A"-' or ts Jiud jp, and
mi'.l:i: nio ecuse for ts n.
Var_. .
_v ^ / :. ". : v .1 :-.: .
Additionally, -f ..;- told'the "Voice",
the f : i-for iDefence A:ti:.rne'.-"
"'.v. su,,.b.Sidy from t. --. ITPen in the
Senate in reply ;to -" i.n on a
p ie'ous ;"i t':i.;/x "
AcS:'.dingl to Mr : ", t-e gu',- given
Fr'e-i-:.sly as to '..:' of efence
Ato'. -, t "'r *-- US$300jj000
and a fee of US 12 for ea- y urt

S.-.r -- Remuneration
p:J to Defence .Attorne- 10) per diem.
Oine () at EC at EC 1,000
each per day, -. ._;00 each per
day. Meal alloa. E*. 140 per da:' to
all ten Luj:y -:-- t:.-- to ree (3) at
EC$150.00. Petl -for tvo cars
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