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The Grenada


Volume 19 Saturday 23rd February 1991 Number 3





"L htwe givn my story to the Prime Minister aUlt it
is now up to him to satisfy Fhinvstaf." LALSINGH

las Brahwaite has set up a Com-
mittee to investigate certain mat-
ters relative to Mr Kenny Lal-
singh, ministerr of Works, who was Minister
of Health until last December 31st vben
a Cabinet sluffle gave him the
. portfolio of Works.
There have been allegations of
irregularities in the Ministry of
Health during the last days of Mr
Lalsingh's control of that Min-1 -
istry, and the Comrmnit.tee has
been charged w i th investigat-
ing t.hem .
These allegations claimed public attention
when they were made in a newspaper .art.irl
w -- by
written by promin'nit. G(3renadii:m b.- sister
and c)A.jnit,, Mr Lloyd Noel.
Had Come To His Knoviedge
Interviewed on F r-u ..' 23rd Mr I.H told
NEWESL.ETTER it had come to his
:kncwtled- that the SS "GS .than..
a'rived at (Grend.- :-n 31st D.ecemnber last
with a ClyJdesd e tipper truck c.,rYigneJ to
Mr LaeLirngh in care of the Ministry of
On the tray of this truck were a rmumnber of
packages, Mr Noel sdaid, but when a staff
iemeber of the Mii try of Health arrived at
the Customs with a Customs entry to clear

the vehicle and "spar parts" on
the Ministry, e.rarination by a
Officer revealed that- the
contained, not spare parts, but a q
electronic equipment.
. The Cat Among The


"The Customs officer re
truck but confiscate
packages," Mr Noel s
that is what put the c
Sthe- pi:r because, so
another Customs. ent
broughtt to the Customs.

This new entry wa
NGH by Mr Stanlev Ch-
Please See LALSING

behalf of
quantity of

leased the
d all the
aid, "and
at among
on after,
ry was

s brought
aries, Mr
mH Page 2


0 Government Minister
Under Investigation ........... I
* Grenada Signs Loma IV ....... 3
0 ROC Aids Agriculture .......... 4
0 Gulf War Having Little
Effect On Tourism ............ 6
0 Government's
1990's Worst Disaster ........ 7
0 Seminar On Tourism
Strategic Management....-.... 9
0 Grenada's Tourism
Holding Its Ovn ---------............ 10
0 News Shorts .------------.........--............ I I



Plewe See ALSIN



Page 2 Saturday 23rd February 199 1' The Grenada Newvsletter

Lalsinh's personal public rellaions officer,
Mr Noel said He arrived at. the C trromn.
in Mr Lalsingh's personal truck dri n by a
driver employed. in Mr L ing-h's bui~ess

The ne-w entrylisie.n a litu.r-r:e- of pieces of
electronic equipment, Mr Noel -isidl, and
they were ,erfied as being for use by the
Ministry of HeZth The -: .-ii:d Cust.r--
Officer was not .,n du_7 at this time ,id the
p-,ac-. as ,epre '.le'ed to Mr Chl i-. by
another Cui.,om- Off:: r, Mr C-hrle--
,t:akirn' therm ;.~,';,' on .. L .r"in's truck
Mr Noel said..

He r
in hi:
an e

in set

ers a
he i

* Francis Alexis, and with him .re Linruster
of Health, Mr Mich.:el Anndref.'s and Min-
ister of Agriculture, Mr 1 hmisley St Louis.

Iiteriv.,iewed atbis busi ess lace i S ,uteiurs
on February 23rd Mr L-Uirlgh t:.'d NEWS-
.LETTER that, since IhE matter is now
under investigation, be ',.,.uird ri .pe no
cornme-nt at this time.

"I have given my i r'. to the Prime
.fir.ister," he said, "and it is now up to him
to satisfy himself."


of 'he Press~. -"i, Mr

Le.he Pi:-1r Editor of the

referred to .-rm nister
Sicid~rs reG" M : s tr- a
3 -M r -I T h -1 E,
i Voice" n "^ r.a Tcv", in; %.P --d-A '.-: -
ffdrt t. o l.oi : ate the '' -

iewed Mr L.inh ference to report on his atios int
the matter. His lei.ter said, I also r g1' that
ding to their puli.i reports, the to hae tb frr Mi r
ter .. .. p.. hedh Honourable -nny Ltinn on
ter be J g-- hadi m p r... ,
*.1, eiqpr:. and this .t to be rsed hltilo TO .-v' q1iestiS fr.-m the pre Z
,isg up ' in ti:he Ministry of
h to frilitat prearation of Health No reply has -e to this btr ut
it'o .;.it is it pec that the uin
_Grpi>a Co-n renifttee viu repo-rt to m.iet when it
meets on Ma ond. y 25th F1ri uary -ad that
tons Vwr2 a-ked by the report- _-r Bri ill call th r 1: re
s to the need for tvo turntables cf1,e some tu-.: in the
ded in the equipment The .
ster said these vere required as ., h-
._tended to pipe mus-ic to the'- a
H Minitintrw gOfipeS in trro the f ljLJL/re L Y1jW I x'tIJ 1 i 1

improve vork performazie_

As to the fact that there is no pro-
vision in the estimates for the pur-
chase of the truck or electronic
studio equipment, Mr Lalsingh said
the money used had beei saved from
other votes of expenditure.

In the me-nmtim. Prime Mi:.ister Ni!:h.:..
Bi .-II...: ite has G.ed th.:, :--:. .ij there hl.:e
been any irr-iv.'lsi:, he will r,..f p.-r;-t a
.:over up, and. he h.:. cpp ... td a high-level!
C,:, tc inv^:^gate .-matther.

That CmmirP'e. is heae-d by Attorney
General xnd Minister of LPe'-l Aff:ir~:-, Dr

An epi~Je:m." of w.i....:: vas once ;m'.ted
in Grenada inarni:.'-iu;': I,..:u Iri :.

The island ..:., in 1837, free of-i. di.-a:-
so, when a visitor from Tri:id..Jd J e'eiped
s. ^Lonf,.-AiL soon ,:alter :C''-, C he piu-e
inisolation an aider it d o a...police-

This misguided -:4.:raile, ]i."e 'r, decid-
ed to iinstit'.ie his L.:.--:. v.acirati:.(: cam-
p-gy But, not har.'i any v.:,zin e, he
carried out arm-to-arm from
the patient to 10 ll "edty pe-.ple. Th- result:-
'er'e catastb':,plic. This :-ca:, r;s-'id in
an epidemic -h1ich swe'-. through the i l7n"
killing a great number : ..rppe..

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over ECn$20 r:l. in n m
"- E.:- n Ec,-.r: Comm-
unity .I C) over thte ne.-t fif

SThis ws le in Gre~."- h on F-v'.a. .
1 Uth p"by :- "* F:- ih nergo grnee-
for ,1e Caribt-:, P.-i..:: and I ai e-
P. .. ..'i : 9.:_ o-: -he o-.: a :ion of the
_._,:ean C ..., .... ty) as he t' .'. .. in a
S""- cere.T :--iy of th.. e n IV Agr .. e-

"This s is the fourth time that e are
reeoavng our co,-operation agree-
ments, he said, "and I am very
pleased to be able to say that our co-
operation, v-hih L -stared in 1975
ujnder tLe first Lome Convnio has
been izared by ;_eat success."
H .S B ean M t'j-.tu ? 2re T
i. i. i. ,j_1 . ... 7_
. .- b..-,. sh l [, a' -.d .. c? : -;

Ti 'W..,m ...n:,- ,: -.r
-;Z o S2 'e- eAl- .a nf-
m.wre :is.- a-- s pr a G q .inf--',

ti- a

.i_ a i . t.. 1. r? .o w If I b e-: .d--
'*-' .as :f V 1 h la in order to 1: '.-
| iEZ iY i '--r i

in additic:;, there will be a pr -m; LLe de-
'i e.;.: to assist with improvement of living



T1w Lotr.- Convention is a
frexUy nsot!utdi and

international treaty which
aS y dow-. thO ri&ikts snd
Obtiqgat wiis of hoih sidcs
an'd i. wGich E all actions
s rf g s -p
both partin~s l co::a:.'.riis. This
progr. -_ ^: .- : f.: on improve rdn. of
services, r h-- : aT:on of :;.., :.!*, :.- th
centres and other ---.e-re-

The Director said th European
Community's c vErall1 fianciad contri-
bution to 7re7ada's development:
effortZ i.mormis to over EC$1I00
million. Addio tionly, Grenada has
benefited from. Caribbean regional
progr aim e fin-anced by i-he EEC in
the ar-as of trade, tourism, agri-
ci r; and ihaman r eso_-:es develop-
Areas Of Assistance
Nan -ng :.;i:e of the h reasof -O i':j, '.
Director rf ^ the Eastern M :n Road
r':-:jtE the }.>:del F? :': ;ruje.:1 the
In :-..L. For Frth-r Educ ..: ., the rNation-
al Lit:- Leera N nal Park

-e Se L- Pged4


PFo0d9 d 17th A-ugust 1973


Ii h0 itues --qn0
subscription Rates
piaj^e la Aleace
j:mfa-7 Pen* ?" Second Cass Air Mail
(I-lana Post IB.GrL aCa)

SO.ISSes $1.00 $ 43.00
2u 2~eses $207.00 $ 77.00
40 is sues 390i00 $146.00aiy
About 20 Issues Pwr6&is;?*!! Ajn an |
s -- . ., _

Page 4 Saturday 23rd February 1991 The Grenada Newsletter

J .

"tS from h-- R.:.... l.. . of C .. .

-A;.:'.r_-' .ri ,.:d. ti ,tA be L
here -:'rtly.-

th?- P P3*inl .i1ndt_: discussed various
S --;' -. our ae:- the Ambassador
:-"d b: : sides d -1. the ROC

-". ._' as a"s possible > -ith
"I ~ t 2"''. ,: "'" ." 4 -J -.

._- '-3 .3

FebrT 222i bo
. -. ; ..
at a n"- cer-emony
21 A LT-r 1. 0:
. .4. : a
_T, T_,.

teen Grenadia and.

'-- rii- Nicholas-
..'..l .ite' visit
-epublic of C :-!. l-

L The Agr rTr sign-

7. .,-- .i- ,

--... .:Ce1d ffarmms

.3 sC .t._p .
f r f s-

i.L See ROC -c 5
2 -'lea-s e- '-- Se RO'Pae

LOM F F ae .... "3
aid '-; '1," Mr 12 h id. I

5?^:-4nal treaty u 7-7 down -
rh and oigonf i- and in

T-: Convention guarl.k-.. : f ree ->:.:7 to

pro1 .::S f;.:.m .t Africa., Carit a4
Pacific (APC) co-.r.33r the Di4-ts -
- .i *j - .
a i, J.. "jn.& ; : the a oIunt of! -
.-. .-.-. a : f; c :- five. -: '."
Ml.nes "p Short-,aj -, the Co-f-.ention" provides a
";-.",-, of aid m-triu--..... as Food.

?"Li : .a .;.." a.. STA.EX 0 ," 4 .. up
o' rt 1". l s' in i:' '.'--l.export ': .

....' C of the E'-.u'_:-L.-'- ?i "-",.::
B-r-- in supporting the Grenada -

n ,en- f" ," i. n its efforts to".

as not to its full
Snti fiel of Id- ..:i .---4. ..... i

: .-r .ad, and he th-. : ..- this iL- l

g ..-. for co-operation hi.:"' can be
I"d through l.e EEC C-> for
......: Develo :'7 (C D), "I.

I thmnk il: CID v -. look *.:i'i-1, ion
*':- idea of carry-: out a st,,.y x .,,., n:
e O

"- fields, prod', .-: a x . .- ...: int, which
c -;;'.n ationMnbe bee::':d "he

"H :- A' ... on t-h-i. of
Jreraad Governmnt -r Prime Hir^:
i'-- ... .as E. .- .. . and ; *:..... ter Zof
Finance, Mr Ger- Bi:
7:d- .- "---. L


ien-li;.'- ,, -. .vv


Saturday 23rd February 1991

HOC Frpom Page '
In addition, the AgrPnient. covers asI iS -
::ru:e to Gr enada in pig r-inr- fl:ver pr.:.-
ductir n. pr- ; ,L-ia.tin- oil .7 oner-
vationr a-r, such other pr'.-jec-s as may be
dec.i.., onb- '- two gov -ri1s
Il n t7,

UnDdfer Le trainziu component of the
Afreeiet, GrensdiO farmers arf to
ie Ir_-ned i neyo techniques a&d the
ROC ve/ grant sc&arhAyps an,.or

V-ith th pe RoC -fr i p rZi&s of pers.,,.el of toe Main--
A: try of gri culture, LadIs, Foresry

The A -.:.- : ,-:'r said
i that, ...i"--..y, the ROC
had orly. a f r'.- items of
..ic'". .."re.- pr: duc.d for
-::p-:,rt and, over it i!,t
t-,rse r *:.1 e, has
,,hro',:,.r :'!:. r .. an.: ,
days. However, '-, ugh
di',er .f: at-on, a firm
,foun :::-:. has been laid
dovn and "I 9 country
nowv ^:1 a t strog

Top Telve
,"We are noW '* "l' of the
top t.v.-a:ve tr'.1A .H i: I
iof the ,1:1;.. i s 2 .: .
S"and ".- :.. M ;, 1 0' .: .t-
ed the -' e foreign
.. _r.. o re': '.-r s in the J v. -id

LU Po-

'Wihin the l.:' few daysn bef:.'. I fee "i. ::..
of the A: m t A ...r ::.d, the
...ROC .. r . to :in the P"Iter_-tic:.ial.
Ca1-L :: Mlariet". In -this f 'i e he
Se:,, 1 1 : -u :-'.red by b.4 v -' : be
S ': q i.y y tb:yr:r r!e, a:wd its
p -r. are iy i E pe, N r
A.i;ire::-: a -. a f-. Asian coiQ.LrI.t lit-e -
.Japani ?::. : -.

For the first six working days after
the ROC became as Associate of the
Market, he said, that co antry had
loaned four billion Uid States

SE; :priE-. :. his ap- r~'re i.tic ,n of ." npr i 3 v
,-hich vill o: nie to :"-n d :. i1.1" fr Br.:t.h. .. -

said the Agree:i :t :is ;.. .ih- of the rmun
. .l i h T 1 .0. rib _.e t.:e rn to
'trengthen th0-. rarti m,-hi btveen
GrenJaaand, RC.

The Prii:e Mi '-' is p-i
1 t-, the Agreeint cc-', .. the fic'd1 of
agri l..ate.-i:' 1,:!.:.:: :..; G,-e. client .hce'
great e~.I..:.i ocn of agri-
W4 Are Assr.ed
"W e e..e ,-: ..:- :-e our bI",, f,-r
__vs,_nt. d _. .....d _n p K:.du_.ivity
anw quality", he .:. j. ,:-..: a result of this
A ..' ..r. i.. .. - _. -.: t. we Vill
f.... ,/" '*7- 1- ,r. .

1%,Mr Br -:-h,'.te requested
B Ar-i'1:. :r to c-e'ey
t J "!. I*-nm2 t the
ii i of11 Ile Go7-40 n-
S ard pp.: pie of
-", ".-'re_~'-: for the :nsi t ianc~e
; .--i.- the ROC has e-.
.-- -r s.. o':. ,-- the pas t- o

l ;".^ swrp -ance jm-
"lu'dOSW a of

(hef/ (i iI Ar ha
tdl-yq, jhp Ie fqre
ADUOR ah J. -rIed ihe
Lun s Jn, J&..
Apri.d a dfMrfter con-
trjibutoi o f a a-.I of 1b1S515,i I071
6i'oerVEffZ TJE f ssst t!eTh2

The R -OC -pir?-ded a -gir, f osf
Fh7^ -i'? mOlf d -7are Oe
2urcha- of ~r e.-'ref.-- com wrior
iruf. s &So ts .c _- 'v.

A ddQtiin ,.e Frensa MAfufact-
arers As.ocsi- w v:f prf /rded with
rwee twoct. at bo l Ir.b.i',sl TrZde
Far E T. i: f .-isber.



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Pag 6 atuday23d Fbrury 991Th Grnad Neslete


President. of the Grenada
He1 A:'l..,sci.atin (GHA)
said m an interview within
h T1 th t t- Ti h Pr'U i_-D

I r..Ujr J l A L W W-. eW f.l C, 1rL..1Li
Gulf ". having very little adverse effect
on Tourism in Grenacia

'Two of our hotels, one Iarg aztf
one siff, ave ? adf a &ev cancel-
lastons. A sa Sd "but not a1f of &em
are atedi o t? crisis tn &e Middle
Esit an 'aeer&Hy spedAqki we
Ih&e not aeen aftfectad ry muc. '

Infact, Mr Cr..4 :'::ih..l .- there'has been
s-:.rn benefit to Gmd.. : as erei- ave been
some b,:,kin%" t-.e by p-.-?ple wh,.. 'ere
originr.:ly scrhe :.ued to go to the Medit-
errcaiPai or Middle East. These pe,:.ple,
he said, found s. areas "u.ife now and so
had come to the Cr-'ibba I'.-
The Worse It Will Be
The GHA Presi-,rt. :0d, hc -.rever, that the
longLer the war -sts., the worse it -'il be for
Caribbean Toui.'iwr Te'.'-rim and the
threat of terr.: ri-im vil4 iave its effects.
People ill. be increixi,,gly afraid to travel
onanyl Urule St"teL'. AirLn-,, and, th,..--ughto
a lesser e:-nte.t, t-lE7" will be afraid to travel
on any irlirine.

The gr',ing, he said, Vill keep people
out of reportss They will j..: stay at hicrri,
mAnd the present .:-n to the C-ribbeaaji will
not 1 as

Alre.:d.y, Mr C_..u:i'?h:tfnk said, booki.ngs at
the end of Marc-h are a little below norn i.:I
This camnot :ll be related directly to the
war, but that is having s-_. -ffect and for
this time of the -earr, bookings nu-rt be
co, i..ered only "i"ur'.

People are :...ting for.1 j "-.:- in-it" to
n,.ide up their minds, he said, -.h the
effed :- of the .- iie.;: fi'.ly b,:..:.nting
stronger Th:-u their apprehe- i .: and
leading them to faJ:t their i..a'zaon in the

Mr Cruickshank said the summere"
trade vill be the testing time for
Grenadian hoteliers but, if the war
does not last for more than another
month or tvo, he foresees a good
1991/92 winterr" season.

An-':.ther notic able f-ea ire, tihe GH-HA
Pri-sijent said, is the trraen by h.tlia-s in
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The GHA President. -sai.j one feature of the
present time is the rn-mber of 1:t-rn-it-.e
bookings .'ldIh'i were be-in-: n-ade. He
attributes this to t-- b. .her in
United States and Canada.



"Two of our hotels, one Iarqc and one smIal, hav tuuu fewV
catcwdXIdtitons..... 9Cnterafly speaking, we have not- been affected
verjy ruchi.." Cruickshank

Saturday 23rd February 1991

Saturday 23rd Febru.--y 1991 Pag 7



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.....a -: ive p.'-ji: m,, re"r:
Iof it :'7.* aiiE .:'t

This <; n has been expressed by Mr iFred
Tvoppin, -f : Direc.: of Jonas
| Brc-r.e & H-.. -- (Gri-i .:1) pd, public
.*:-'i:'- aID Oine of the l..rgest f0si'. in the

Ilr T ;;ip's :.'-,:n'k -:s -. .- mi a report
circulated to -7r= ,:t min February and
he A i: G" 1:-:- -v. has t: r/firm
'!:,.r_ to reduce or -.T. 1 e::: ture ad
ensure ea r,_,.:y in the collection of t.+e --
MusLt Cm- To Grips
"1zs "I i :; : .. _" '- -- 1:' ti -i -,+

et can Ve only a nP- a ct :;t
lead to 0. 1.: ill, s.0g; is. Q),!!", he said.
"M .: 'en-.-.e t nmust :.:. to -.wr .4i -1 tie
real problem- of -- e': -i:n -00' if
-w vill provide she of w : rfi^

C 1 "I HA.K -:n'_AN :i
jsom-e Car desti:-- : .. s to.. c 1ut i
aI d : *f.:. -;=-: iMr an -ff..rt to I
Sattra.t tourists .. co r: the fal-_!
i j v m isitor -- -- :-is f-,-tir?- a.

' "^eh +-b"; .not.been"aff'; d ..-i -uT;vto
h -i .,.. r I-

.not .p-t af es t
j e- '-v . I' j
j wor:e-rs as.- ..... .u-e haw to do
at Vul V
.. , ..... ...zc j%.0O -''"W;K".+

..ed t. I-. d.: and runL
couintry- "

Mr Toppin it is obvious that
Governments tx actionon systems are in
chx--: with little or no t-ort big ae to
collect .:-- ... -" continue,
--.-i..,utettor id .:. .. ,umder-
0 1'0..'ic, a .nd . pro.. fit to a-oid

?- :+. h-u:T ile, [:*- s- co4r-.... : :.
to exp^d 'an 3:.^ t.-h-.7- -83-
tration -v- ap -.2 of : -J"e "t. p.- d

Hub-b.^:" and ; "'>:-:.. C:. :.:i:.. y, I
S .:. P+ai in the th 'r, : 'ye_ r erndin '
'i S-p er .... ia t e a profit of
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Saturday 23rd February 1991

EC$2.7 .min.11 r p -r.. L oft::. The
D irI'?:r; ?--- ..:;... .- that d "i,_en. of
-12.5% an, d 1'0- be paid r 7-pPecti'vTly on
or-di -r,; shares vand pre ,r';. -. e-

Acco~~nug oA, Mr espi
iicr.a.e mA' A erY upij-omf7C$5-2
sii-+m to ..$ 5f. 7 ;ldi,, thepre-

I hfdtfvrv { dsJ-j} Ltd dirppi!'ed
r'Aom FC-'$9 ? j _,_.i'F i 4 ,
.EC$ 7.BZu Sll in 19 .

The 1-f a -it--
bi. lh^%'l 'J-- .: .' , e

|thr ---' ~ f.- - pu... ral -a

With r'-fer n. to 1-- su^^ ^ryC ,
SiIr Paints Mr To; S g Its perform
ae [.. i Gr, 1 ce -
VIlZn.1 inm-.:z'd7.- a y u deprn i .

Lucia and St VL'-:r mpr .i -f.. --."-

Ken- -Incs _. -a
Sissoas' sai in 1 -99-- vere 20%

Toppin says, but, refActin th
decision to 1sp price= d.-1 de spite
S.iden a. .

L.--ir g to le f the Mk Eir
Director pr-i -i i^ ill e
almost imp::.--. comf it s
,.Tr...-. ""-- -

S .*rly, he says, -.... i--
Grena.. s .r-:-p ..*.. cl;, for .i.lnii.,_
-r i. d the ofT is
iemp ,o r.' i - in
Toppi" sahse bnt z recting the

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Grenada without the- meais of 'f_- ring
;um:iployed to +l.HL: -

A swore -ose '? i-".ry tox
NEWLFLTTER ..e- fp'..ekr Q& 'th

goods ip.rd -.-re .L-.,r Zader-
.fvoia a ens st _ne sQ- .=rm + u .S
deti.- urtfsu Y oer n --f Ft"i
revsume an oA_,'rie'._r c--m--
pettitiow tol 7

problem must be
studies I:: b

The operati.:r- Z
,, -.t-- ,- shipp-:- -
S--, appliance
a vle .- :i a-:i._:e
mient and statir.n'-

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the ari. *:._ :7 to
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Politica-l activists
. ;---. .n: ths
inciting them to
rulers and r7 -.'- -. -;-

The F:-..".:.L ,:, -
" "t fit and 35
inent rnen pei- :

Whether or not th
the protection v
ti the fa. ct is L

re.olut:io4r' -,
^^''de~elm ininn

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a M-A -. A- MN--

:L' j H; ji7% rNTE P F ML-s

-one of e few re' -. "n:,
C ,ri_.- .. .. .t :..i. i.. h
Si- a- a corm-itment to, d.

Tis *-p n was e::ressed on Februaryv
22r.d by r Richar, d Ch '-, Chairrman of
i the Gre:: ..-'. ..vd of Tourism, a
addressed the c- .,. 3" of a one-day
Isei-n.dr on Strategic ..f gei. in .1
Hospitality I: -.1 r. ,, -.7.

jTo this eiI." 'e said, "it is worth
jmentioning thai, just this 'ee, tha
Board -of Touri:m r2eceid from theI
printe-r th- fi .. r -eport of our ovu
seminar which we held in AJ.ugt i.t
year under the theme, 'Pia:g for,
Tourism in h& 9s.""
All As' ct. Of Tu.i. m

4*:-.p -:tj
discussio.ns .:the leve of :'the irol' i.: und
; C-i
ind *ividu, stral egic pl.:s dndrectly nvddr ed

mein al ztof T i el ii n-n less
The ,C .-" ;.... "":" t- it -"-* ,"rrhile f "l'

W- j C i- .- i= : t .. ..t i

rhe niiona 7 dr ct e -- -C
...te.... a t .ategic p i- _

.. th.e naional -T U7 :ired. tbe r'-. ;-: on
t"i __ o i:1: -,.- : -. U Lt4", : ,. .: ,i,..._

individ.: i ':1., hL said, and ay even
* i success or disaster -.i r i-c 6-rp" r.

"The critical i ff sr ce between the
strategic approach at th national
level as opp-s.d to t individual
level, Mr ix.erman -.d "is that
critical dec-or for -sucess are
MEr r easily t"a-z" or re. ily i mple-
mented at tbih dividea level than at
the nat io0 nal 1.

Dif- rbfz- -. rnu .-.'-- :-: :.ff ;-r s^,.^fioia, |
lhe Chairman .-:-: butt.- I;- .:.,:i question i
in str-e : .1 ragement is: "In Lht
diction are we haed what ri -ut*'
hae elected
Atg dto Em oy
He was sur'e, : -- 2. :'.."- :.d." the e;irn.t- ,r,
-'.i-:-. '"" --_ i." n a better ~ ~tion to I
anal--: their i.. ,idual : -. : ,es .,_- :i-.'c i|

strate- :"-". .'ld make their |
busis, ses .:-n : t:'-:'-" pro urcti'-? and I

p -: - ;-

open :r ..:, to / .-*::. Se:..' .: ^r ,:i:r ,.h,,- |
r -rp.nrisibilities i,: ..... .e.i-', and-,
pro,:-'o;n of Tourism.

T--' FL :i s e tr.actd, of

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I L H U\

owrn 'in the Tourism rnl.'ret.-
plame MspiPeP the crisis in the
MAi.dl East.
A press releXe issued on February 19th by
the Grenada T...d of Tourism -r.y 7,666
stay-over visitors came t;o e island in
J.?nuu'ary, an i Tre.~:- of 22-3% -.'vr the
figure for Iry'

In the same month, 49 cruise ships ber thed
at St Ceory:e'sz ii.-n 2-3,47 pa-.sen.kers,
an incre.~e 25.5% :':- as fii-r9e for
January 1990.

A Wbre&oma'n of' these !ghwe sho vs
that arsWioso froS &M e 1/ited States
of Amersca -re up by 58. ,5Q1 foI
the faitWed KA g m 1y BI9 o
roMe e& iervfa 4y 12? f' aldo foE
Ate CARJCOfcouAnree y IS 92, A '

"Air transportati :.n to
during knu.:7," 'L-I
E..VIA e:, i-.; its
York to a daily :'. :."

the island improved,
r,-l f .. ..yrom "lie
"*e from New

ALM has :,,ed ,*.:'-v ;isht enabling,
visitors from the Dutch. Caribbean to ac':'cs
the island fwice wek .:v v AEROTUY,
a iine airline from V .- n-1.:i hOn intro-
duced1 a twie-- e!y ch" Tule to Gremad

The Grenada E E.-d of Tourism, has

SEMINAR From Page 9
which nuim-ib.i;r 17 came from Greniad-a,
three from St Vincent -:, one fr.-.m

The senuin.r was pw::. n :,', by the Uni-
versit. of the -ast It:di00 -'d the United
States. Agen,: for Internatit:.iD.-i w Le'eloap-
ment (USAID). Co--:r-cw.r- were tihe
Caribbe-m A .,i:;-it ion of Industry &
C,:,-:nerice av,; the Or-:anisation of
E. trn Caribb:an .S t.--e
G -E:'S.:; -- ,: -''B. .;; .: .--zzd.... .c~ r~ s ..'..-..:'

incre:ced its meti.,n .nd puK.. r: ..i:.r
ir.1... ui in North Aeri--a., the Umnited
King, m .. ani Europe and h.* c.:.'.ed.
riurlktint g .u, ad r,.-:g eff.:t :,:itlh
Arn-:t L;-i Airlire-, BW'IA, i.- Grenad.a
Hotel Aps:..:i din ad A. n' T,'. rs of

AddiCt1aia d 4 t we oisIed z(zias,
as 'SeI GrLensad" s vinlv dir--
pkay (omAfete0on i. volAyg o ^vr" 111
travel sr fs rar slaunched
Schedaled to run unii March, prizes
B t&is cormpe4t(oB hiclude omitfl-
nsnary trfspW~o1aon by Brit&s
Airysys aDd sir n rght at o of
Ghnadsfa top hokes.

According to the reles-e, e'imned re-mnue
gj j .-:tied by the TourisIm Sect..r "in..mlary
Vas j it. over EC$11. S-million, up from
EC$7.0 million during the sam pe iod last.

The Erglish C'3:.-err-:. of St Kits Sir
Thomas Warner, in 16-;, :a a son by a
C aib slave v'.w i..I from D.:a :r,:: i:

This c:.,y, 1:IP..n' as "1, '," W: m :-:, v w
r. ie_ and educ.t1b.-d by Sir Th.:m.i-: in his
hron VO vith his I:ilirr,:-tE? children

After Sir Tlih:.m: ie, ho. -v.. :ndiau
,",'.nier was pi -rs .rutd -. L. Er.... h step-
motler .umiil he fled to Doni,:r,:1 to live
w. ith l -u mother s people.

It r~"Ii'.i" an :.ri rt ry v11.: h:u r.n-
ed in i675 wrhiei a milit y :pPition led
by Indiani W.:irr's half-r..her, FilHip.
:ittK l:ed the Caribs in DE, nica .

One tale is that Phillip .racherrl:..y stab-
bed his half-br:.ther to Jel:th. The -o-'r is
that. Indian Warner -l-ed in a drunken
,rawl. Philipw:, tried fi E..a bosfor mur-
der and acquitted, but tE doubt r_a -.3 i
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The Grenada Nevsletter Saturday 23rd Febrpy 1991 Page 11


Cabinet has iro ed the rt.:mi.n- of c.' n-
cessions, to se-:.:- C,:Le:r. Zones (West
n )1 L "it.: of ,- Ujnited StAte of
Ami-r,- to e"+b-- a garment .. rin
the ind ti 4 complex at Freq'.

Ac,.:.r.i-. to -....rr Ti'. Information
Service (GCIS) pr in of the f::ctory hasi
a .rF- y. '__.U a '..l:k force of 20i
which is 1 :: to f:'. to 75 when r'
factor" " -; full --r,--,-,-it;;

Ocean Z,.:..-- r.-:, sub-c,:.'r,,-,-t .:;-i- of its
-orkto r fac .ry in the Frequents
coipl. : aid all Zp'..: zta; :-i is for e:q:ort.

Licence Restrictions

Follovwing re-re- t.i:...r. by Mr
C.-_. ,__ .-'..i-:, Minister of Finar.-e &
Trade, at the. -ent 36th ri-- -, ..f the
CARICO. C'.....:' held ir Mr
Sahadeo 7F4 T .... & To- o's, '.n
isti of: Foreithe A -r, gae thec :aLd!-
ternt at..-lat importers in his country -will no
.lo-i er need li.--- to i" -.: .t .nr. -rs
from Gi-,n -

A rel=: from the Go&.-r'^ n. Inform-
ation .r-. (i" ,,': Mr BI-r.--
prorn- 'also tor look into the matter of
Trinm.d:-i & Tobu .: imp.:r.-..; being re-
,'.L.ej ciic i:-i-: t tread.ed t- :, --- ," ,* .-.-,d refrr; .-
ators from
"-.' lt.

Mr EE-'t .CARICOT 0: 1 'I
had "."-m",d to implement --h Cc.uran
Exteral Tariff by mid-Apr-il

Othe-r r:. 'er. discussed by the Council
v'ee intra-r- .: t,,. t- pev -_
Ming of ".- ces .,id ,: Lom IV,
the .U N-i.:2 De-..-lpment Pro-
gramme, trd-. George Bush'
Trut:-t- and the CARICOI office in
Br ,.-:. d at

Mr F.i :_ d !;" :",d to GIS that Gr....-.s,

arrears of a-, to CARICOM is
EC$402,17 ar.ars :. o1rdr4.ft
interest is E. ,103,022.. Grenada's
':-itribution to, "CARICOM for 1991 is

New High Commissioner

Mr E "'-u."- Dave-.. newiy ..:-.-i,-. BFritishi
High CC:..inun. n to Gre- da, sta.iried
in Ba:.-.:,_.7, f":.etd his Leter: of Intro-
,.ci,., to Nicholas
Brathwaite on Tuesday FebU..-'- :

Canadian Hearing Specialists I

In Greada

To specialists. .:-- m h Can adian Inter-
-ti- He-:... Services *(CIHS) began a
t7,o-day w.._-- for f,,.:iy r-.u-seC, district
nur.sez, and public n-ue*h n -."r:.: on Febru.try

They are Dr Doad H. .i.: Mr Richard
-r- 4 4 .-a and ";ide?!.-- Pnd .e equip-

-:i.inJg a similar visit 1e:' :tr. CIHS pre-
Ase.d the Go,- rment of .. Inid-r Wit.h3
S .,'.,iDr eH d .:_l --, i."-nd.: ed a' r. -tr
i.:.. o .- iometric L :..A.-r Arp.

A:'-_..:'dir to t Go'v* nent !iforn:mtion-
DSr- .:., similar :v '. pre-istobe...vad-
th C_ -i v, =_

ed Btis y,'. P.

Britain Donates Chainasaws

Under the British Goernents H?ead of I
on Gi2t .-:.!nGt- three i-h-k:-" "!
:h e' ..' i have ,ee.:- donrz to~ the F-:.restry
D--p:'tegt ofSte rir- SyofA ricT. a-.u'
Please -See NEWs s-OnTs Page 12

New' grment Factory

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NEWS SHORTS From Page 1 i

Cheques For Relatives Of
Accident Victims

Relatives of h: vi.:'ir:e..: f e freak a:c:id'ent
of January I6th have r.: +iveO from (G,,ern-
nmien chequeI to a' :t -:ue of EC 18,000.

The .cident .:.:rted on Grenada's western
main road whE-r. a. d e-stimiated to
vei .h- over "0 : ,: l ",.- itself fromt a
leep rock-face ,l'.I d to the road
below crushing 7a U :. -.i. mini-bus and.
Ikillii the nine. occupants.

Preertaitii of *:hE=-,ues ;i, mId. on.
Febru'-ry 13th :-. Mr E e Th..;, l.Ai:-
,,r for Social Ser'-:. in :' -,.? constit-
u.enc'Y the :Icc-i, :nt took o -.:.

Westmorland Student Places


Former stud~entA -f W riand S- e-.'nd..."y
School, K.irl:r?.: a..i:, .:a received the
N: i:,.nd Carif -'-' E: "i?'ir Council,-
(CXC) Award fo-r p -.ini; _-Cr.rj. in last
year's CXC e r..l_..1

Miss Radix :'r.:,te .d mne sutbji-rs,
-:etirg distirnti.- of them. She is
nov attndin^ -ae Gr nada N. :-onal College
'where she ?:i" 'nw -_h mti2, ph'-, ic
and ,_emi",itry at the ad- :ti level of the
Camhbrid oe ,. ,.-. Cerr't.ifi.'-ite of Edu-
cation (GCE)

Berger Paints LtdU the spor.:-r.. of t'he
CXC :"wrd, the :r place btig taken last
-e-ar by Kiran T.m. Tam of Pree nation
B,:,ys' College.

KTl. h:'Aee v:.? trorutiq.e
K>y4"min's Tyr, Boutique "":

pri.rne?: by
to the :choolsC

attended by the wir, f-._ ;tudrent and the
sh:.:.1;; ..i.tended by -.. ...te tn.' ses:, nd
mld third places in the err:'itn.

St Joseph's Convent Takes
Third Place

St. -'-:-h'-s Convent S-,ondary Sh.:'l
plaized third in tl-he results of the. "0
Cari.bbean E,:::.yranti s C,:,n.ui:il '(CXC)
.... rniA,.ti l....r,.

The .tu.-ent. 'innim this place for her
school is Alai-.a H:ipoite who v-a'-:-. ard
passed ei-iht.:.ubjects .g.- ng di*neiior^ i

..f4i: H:-poli-e was -'-.ed the Ministry of
Edu"'ti'n's n n*IL6i Ar'-.. for making
third p-ile and. the St ..epW's .C-:1.nvent.
received the Ky.:,-ini Tyre B-o tiq; Ci.- l-
enge Tr,:'phv.

British Airways To Resume

A release from the Government Inform-
ation Srvic'.- (GIS) advises that E
Airwav. is shortly to ,res..uie ae:ptance
for -hipmpentto Britainrti of ee. t ler ::,..:,prt-
ed by the M..-aketing & National E:':p.:.riinr,,

The ban -_.i:.n this : .c. was occ:i.,ned
by security ce.-:rns rel. iv- to the w"ar in
the Pe.r"-i,: Giif but, with efec.;tr from
February 23rd, the. bu: ivill be lifted.

H..: -''.'?r, export items smist be deli-.Er_.d at
he .-irp':r. 24 h..s before shi'pmrnenT. This
will limit to less perish.Abl ite~n the type of
pr.:,T,.ce sipped as th:re are no refrig-
r .t i :.i: -ilii!es at. the airport.

23rd February 1991
Printed & Published By The Proprietor
Alister Hughes, Journalist
Of Scott Street, St Georges,Grenada, Westindies
(P.O0Box 65: Phone [809] 440 2538: Cables HUSON, Greadat)

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