The Grenada newsletter
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Title: The Grenada newsletter
Physical Description: v. : ill. ; 36 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: A. & C. Hughes
Place of Publication: St. George's, Grenada, West Indies
Creation Date: December 7, 1991
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flrermA stlie ikkita

Saturday 7h E-hrmber 1991

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2- 2i 12 a, LblmiDp

ed that sh arjehol1ders of the Co n-i'an be paid a dividend of 10% on their

ffivll -j This is disclosed in a Rep.r .-. e atdto shareholders by Chairmar
of the Board of .Directors. r Fred Toppin. With that Report,

TOURISI From Pae 4
Kingdom/European market., he said, is
that. visitors from that region have ,a
V ry high repeat factor. They differ s
-from the United 'Stat es/Canadian mar -
et herevisitors are more adventurous,
She said, because, when the vis:_itor f-r-n i..
, .e UK/Eu. rpean market likes a
Sdestination. he wil retu.-rn again and i_
Sag.ain. i

I Mr Bernard said his Board,-s budget fr
1992 has not yet. been fiWed but it is
SI. ho:pedthat �50,=-O resent inthe
iUK market and -25,000 in Euror_-pe

S" - iese costs, he said, will be shared b .
|WIAInternationalAirwaswhichnow i
|operates five flights per week out.of
E urope to Grenada. It is hoped. to., ,he
j said, that tour operators :---lli a so share r
Ssomie of thie promotional cosi

S: the end of December, total number n
of stay-over visitors is estimated to
Sreach the 100,000 marrk, Mr Bernard j
j :id,. while cruise ship .--sengers w.l
exceed 200,000.

' .s.mated gross tourism revenue in
S1991,hesaid, isbetween EC 120million
| and iEC$12 5 million.
� ,| - ta 4^as~isaaiss^ IZ ,1"y pi. :^ i^wejitt^

a"reio.lders received
ccount-s which shows
'"pr- - pront of 4-3%
i;r" :9 E C $1,720,019.

a copy of the
an increase in
over the 1990

TihesB :laures, the Chairman says,
Pieas See BREWERIES PaWe 6

their crops, they wili see their produce
on t"a sereives for sale, not in its raw
-n ., but in bottles., cans and packages.

it is time we come out of just selling
uwnr -;w material to foreign countries
and thet buying them bac.k as
� UdU: e.. i ir - oud - use . he
aid. "We cn do it here,
:we _a.. t heablity and

ers r grop of anyone

,t type . :

o-v.e'rnn-,t iS MR PHINSLEY ST LOUIS
..m..ted to
eQn andr to give assistance to any group,
pei.i,-s. or group of persons willing to
l,-ke Grenada's local produce and turn it
into products for use by all, he said.

Page 5



I ;

'r'I1C _~ Grnd esetrStna fb1�r~aw 91Pg

BREWERiE S From Page 5
ho :Yer, "do not truly reflect theacti vi ty
,Mch has taken place in the Companyu
since it is only towards the end of the
w .ar that our ambitious plans for
ve-rsification and expansion reached.
;.r -,er- nearing completion."

Ir Toppin points out that, since his
Mast report to shareholders, the
,-co-mplished plans of the Companj
include the purchase and install-
atien of a second bottling plant for
the manufacture of a range of soft
Drinks. These include "Pepsi
C10a" end "Seven-up" which pro-
ducts, under an arrangement with
Pepsi Cole international , went on
the market last May.
New Bottling Plant
Aid .onaly.. 1he said, from last. August,
.he ne, bottling plant has been producing
ine Company's own ranqe of flavours and
-'.,r- under the "Juicy" label.

Sonther i'ne product of the Company, the
.LAB.OIATO Y From Pane
0- r Lou sL i played several attractiv
.*! labeled and sealed bottles and
packages each containing five or six
"itmag: These items, he said, he ha
. .rc.ased recently at very higqh pri,-.es
i nmarmk and the United Kingdom.

* e 't import our nutm7 gs /n large
s , h/e said -Q'sign a p/css/ic
F-F_ &rnd fill it wit/h a few aulSt.s- .
e. Uen sell thyse pls/ff'tic sas
rggsa the torio' ed at 9$ a-

s is something which culd bL don in y
-ireada but is not, he said, and -s is
niy: the Grenada Co-operative N.utrmeg
A.sociat1onisnowissucnapoorf i nanc-a
p i tion that it cannot pay nutmeg p-rod-
ferg the customary Christmas " 2onus

s been cf own for years, t he Min 'st
N , that thne nutmeg pods make qo,
�. . - ., the rl ' .-,d., . - "
.jams j ies and stews for "-hih there
S arke t However he said, since the
Smei0 ey Association was f ormr.d in 19 45,
nd until now, the Association has made
Attempt to look into and e;-:pit tntc
le-ourc of Larevenube.
Please See Labtoratory Page

Chairman said, is "Vita Malt" which was
intrrndur in, October after negotiations
with iMessrs Faxe-Jyske of Denmark,
owner-; of the trade mark.

"yita Malt is an important addition to our
product range since, in addition to
Grenda, we have been granted exclusive
export rights to the markets of St Lucia,
Dominica. Montserrat and St Kitts." Mr
Toppin said.
Was Put On The Market
The Chairm;an referred also to an
agrempHt hi s Compan haswith Guinness
brew"g inq nte.ir .tional for the manufac-
ture of their beer, "Satzenbrau" .which
was put on then market in November.

This beer offers
. tremendous potential
St for export, Mr Toppin
S said. The Companyrsa
marketincl udesmost
of the Eastern Carib-
S- bean, and with finan-
Scia and marketing
assistance from
S. T-. Guinness, that po-
tential will be ex-
.Y " . .. ploi ted.

`N J'1 Theaccountsshow that
profit after tax for the
MRn FRED TOPPIM year ending 30th June
1991 fell by 1 1.7% as
compared ;i twi the previous year. This,
the chairman said, may seem
disappointing but, in making anl
-, ,en. some alowances must bel

Substantial increases
ighr rate of tax was paid thisyear, he i
said, there w"er substantial increases in
xpens~~::. warehousee space had to be
re, rej du a'gh overtime rates incurredJ
.. . et. tar et dates.

un,.i t#,e year under review in thl
S"rm-n k Report, the Company
o9 fIerea a pu/i/c issue of 300_.000
10f pref erence shares of EC$1I
eac--f .:. s ,ssue. t/r Toppim said_.
w.fs fo t an unqualified success "
as jay/ / . 866 shares were Qtaken

Please Sec BREWERIES Page I
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Savu-nda Ahs 11)cri-4raber 1991

i R ; G r aum! a Pie inketf

Pag 6~-

The Grenada Newsetter


intetrnat ional Airport con-
. ^ ,inues to grow and, r. e.
against a other a-irlnes.
'erving Grenada during 1 9 90 .

-t day !tw~LflD7er 1991-

Page 7

incr,-ase of 32,233 or 17.16% over the
i � 1- i n e

Of e-'er i00 passengers passing through
tedrpbrt in1990,justunder47(45.77%)

-I A made the greatest use fi of the traesed b? RAT. .

i- --____-_ Next in Tine was BWIA
T-is is closed in ,,international. That
I- :prort of the hdt ra -da - .... "z- -
S eport o the renada airline carried about a
S 1 rorts AL thority which st ows thi rd(33.5%) ofthetota
ia ,. in, i -. the Authority recorded a number. American Airlines
....-tal oT_-... Y pass--.ngera-, r -n- -i--- with 10 out of every 100
.departures through the a".po . passengers while British Airways came
t.' =ith ustover 6 (s3)hnIf 'vN r 10 0 a

SHd this ben done, Mr St Louis said
Se Association would have hra
.r-j thing to fal1 r-back on now that he
Spce of nutmeg - has fal en.

| L ".-. # those pe_/e m SreWy-.
Sthe say they are business ,,eopjl
\ lp come forward noW " trn
F )Wistersaid "We er es lst-are-
|ar;. there art opftorur-ifyes
|iar t t_ thinA efres // -we rd
9j stimng tamove thfsc-untr.frar=-ar-
| we cannot FFependf im Pagmna ant
| 11///4; cer pearle spredff's

; Canadian funding for c tuc f
the premises ehousin g the Laoora..oruj
S.amounted o EC$515,000 tan-.. rom ..e
| same source there was a grant of|
| E._20,000 for the purchase o et..1. p-

S er Was a grent also of .t.$45.00 .
S'-m the Organisation of American
! -at fo f the purchase of equipment
-d another grant of -#$91.00", forl
S- -sarmepurpnse.,fromt1heAr3 A.- u l
i iuhablltaton & Crop v rb at+-t

. -- -- --'','s, '^ a-ss,--jjga"y " *s....... ...........s"--zVi

Plase See AIRPORT Poge 8

Greater support from iGrernadians living I
abrod was expected, he said, and h.e
attribute es the apparent lack of interest
0 p. prom lotion of the issue.

H.iev.r. rnr Tnoppn is optimistic. He
et-pressed the view that the future
--k .b 'ght. Initial response to all the
S .nj -newprouucts hrave beengood |
ar, saes are well above projections.
he saido but lonQ term pnannin 1
necessary to meet projected future

n is c connection, the Chairman said,
.e Company has had the services of a
,pinng n gineer whose report is now i
b -ng studied by management.

A . - i Q .iance, hs-recommendations I
Sar reaching and bold and will gie
u a brewery capable of meeting the
challeng- of the 2-1st century," Mr
]" pprn=i r i: "Unfortunately, they wiln
ai:l be costly and finance for this will
dpen largely on our financial results
-over ihe next five years."
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The Grenada Newsletter Satjjrrlav 7th D~,wnIrner 1991 PageS

AIRPORT Fram Page 7
but th-e figures for American Airlines
atra rnsleading. While the figures for tMe
!other airlines cover the 12 months of

ave auye of about 15 daily flights in and
out uf Poi nt ai lines international Airport.

Q090, American Airlines did not Of thp ' flights, LIAT led the way in
' mence operations to Grenada Uintl 1990 *vn. 66.6% of all commercial
.ine of that ear. Statistics for the first . aircraft i.overents, an average of just
1:i months of 1991 paint a more accurate under 10 flights per day. BWiA was next
picture. .with. 2 5 American Airlines (with
-01- . f just six months of
A look at the fig- operation) was third
ui es for January to iT O with 3.5% and fourth
June 1991 shows J NE . was British Airways
that LIATwas still with a iittlelessthan
.out in front but XT**OS.1% (0.96%)
th a reduced percent rtag"
with reference - S6S . For the first half of
pto the 1I2 ,829 91, theorderisthe
[airport arriaO same but percent-
ani! departures re- T TH Y( age.- differ. For this period,
corded in that period. here were 6491 "com-
..:iGn T tfl.,7-, CTA mercial" aircraft
in those sixmonths, A . OTS movements That is

..ry -00 passen- 1 i which LIAT wasrespon-
- -s Dassing through the airport, . Y-u-le for '9.3- BWIA recorded
r.ducin, the airline's share by nearly 22 Q.AmericnAirlines3.3%andBritish
6? as compared with its performance in Airt-, ; :o, s.
1990r The Corresponding Period
Other Ma or Airlines ,-,-,,-,-,- ,-, r,,-,,
________ r r othroug hf the ainrport re orde

r-evant statistics of passenger traffic
captured by the other major airlines in
theJanuary to June 1991 period areWIA
2 3 -3 2, 615), American Airlines 12.5%
v 14.162) and British Airways 6,.2.

For statistical purposes, each aircraft
landing and take-off is recorded 3s a
o e enisrt", and, in 1990, the A"irort
artoaled 12,365
movements. Of
these, .,580 were IUBIICATION f-
" e n e r a i T
-vialon , that Is The nxt issue of
miovernents of NEWSLETTERviII
c l chartered, m Ii tary publicatio of 3
and private air-
craft, leaving a
'ui. of 10,768 commerciala" aircraft
n ove? ents.

-hat figure breaks down to an average of
.99 per month. That is almost ?if
r"ocvements" per day which, allocatin
wo movements perflight, results in an

fluies 0s 1990 with those of the
correspond nigr period in 1991 shows that
the commercial aircraft movements in
1 91 i increased by 29%.

This in eass has been generated by
American Airlines which commenced
o.ervimceto Grenada in June 1990, by BWIA
which 'ncr'-ased its 1990 first half-year
f iInht. hj 7%and LAT which, in the same
period, increased

its flights by


s1--- I According to the
he endi of-year A u t h o r i t y ' s
istDecedmber ) statistics, there
--as an increase in
cargo handling
wh.h . grew n 1990 by 72.3% over the
volume passing through the airport in
199. in- bound cargo, showing an
increase nf 67.47%, registered 703,140
k l'2 n t-bound cargo registered
Pleae See AIRPORT Page 9

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PaW 8

; The Grmslaa Nevsetter

Saturdayv 7AJ E LN�Vemb 1991


_ _

^i~i^SM~^W~aw~jiK~iai~i.4. ^

American Airlines
Reduces Flights

American Airlines, which first began
serving Grenada on 23rd June 1990, has,
announced plans to cut back on flights Lu
Grenada from 11th January next.

Mrs Gil lian Thompson, Arnmerican Airlirnes
Manager in Grenada, told the press the
umove is being made or economy : reasons.

The airline's load factor, she said, has
not measured up to what was expected
and, until mid June 1992, when rda-i,
flights to Grenada wil be resumed in

uime for the August Carnival Season, the
ser"tce to Grenada will be confined to
i.ndays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fri-

With reference to freight, Mrs Thompson
aid ,arrangements are being made to
provIie service to primary shippers
malci.', the Marketing & National
mpori Ling Board, the Fisheries
Department and garment manufacturers
as the Fre quente Industrial Park.

GRENTEL Concerned Over
TeleDhone Vandalism

Q i lFo Grenada
AWRPORTFromPage-8" "
1, 103.259 kilos, 75.53%, mrakin a in t CH i
total of 1,606,399 kilos.
j 11 i i- :rm
Most of this cargo, 541,668 kilos or statewi
about 30%, was carried by Briish and Peti
Airways. Cari-Cargo carried 378,452 of O.er,
kilos (21.%), American Airlines been -jra
321,850 kilos (17.9%), LIAT 306,022 I
kilos (17.%) and BW1A 235,408 .los. Act:o il
1 3. 1%). most of
S"nut ' f r
The airlines handled 125,536 kilos of i reiui
mail during 1990, 97,748 kilons being | ,reir-1
in-bound and 27,76-8 out-bo:und. ' so

I The largest percentage of this man
appears to have originated or was Pr
di is tribute in the Car bbeen as 5 9.,4. 4 ,- w
Ski 1 o(47.5%)wascarriedb uLIAT who' e ' T A
P routes are limited to the Easern
SCaribbean. ' Theorer
i Of the remainder, BWIA carried 30,459 ,.'pd
kilos (24.3%), American AirlinresP A t. ai
1. 0.6 kilos(15%) andBritish Airwa us
| 9z,045 kilos (7.2%). The awn

The Airport Authority reports that. our1. .
ai rcraftmrnovementstoGrenada"ssis:ter ,.t tile 5
island of Carriacou increased by 4.45.% .
in 1990 as compared with 1989 aud Th.er tur
overall passengermovementsincreased'
ib over 6%. Aw
i{_ _ __,w-JBT j'""-"""""^"'!s'"'"

Telecommunications Limited
L) 1 s concerned over the increase
hone vandalism.

panyhas installed 154payphones
de, that is in Grenada, Carriacou
te Martinique, and, in 34 months
tion, six of these phones have

q n to a release from GRENTEL.
the reports of pauphones being
order" have been found to be as a
of foreign objects, including
coins, being placed in the coin

3 Association Gets

adaPress Association(GPA) was
the persons and organizations
for contributions to develop-
Ube Tourist industry in Grenada.

ard? were made at a ceremony
the closing of the recently held
i;Awareness Week, and the award
FA cited that Body's continuing
ion of its responsibility to fur-
ri sm growth.

wvere made also to DrJohn Watts,
Plesae ee NEWS Q-ORTSPAge 10


`h~ Greada Nevrsletder

Sa~xtBlay79--1Decmxnbe 1991

Page 9


The Grenada Nevsletter Saturday 7th Decemlier 1991 Page 10

I former Chairman of the Tourist Board for
Many years, Mrs Betty Mascoll, popular
;restaurant operator, and to a wide range
Vnf persons associated with the Tourist
i industry including taxi drivers.
immigration Officers, vendors, handi-
aft workers and hotel workers.

Drug Squad Stages Big
Marijuana Bust

At Point Salines International Airport on
November 24th, the Drug Squad of the
Royal Grenada Police seized 76 pounds of
Irured marijuana found in two suitcases
destined for New York on a BWiA flight.

IAn American citizen, Lattrese T aylor,. ' 7
land two Vincentians, Dexter Froget,30,

and Syminer Sprott,29, were arrested
anr imprisoned.

They were subsequently granted boil in
the sum of EC$12,CO0 each with two
i.retitps, to appear in Court on December
?th to answer charges of being in
sessionn of a controlled drug.

CARDI's New MeasuresFor
Pawpaw Disease

The Caribbean Agricultural Research &
Develuomnentr Institute (CARDI) is
consi derng new measures to fight "bunchy
top"a disease effecting thepawpaw plant
in Grenada which is part of the crop
diversification programme.

A release from the Government Inform-
ation Service (GIS) says previously used
methods uf weed control and removal of
affeL:ieu plants from otherwise healthy
fields has failed to produce the desired

What i. contemplated now, the release
says. is destruction of all plants in
affe ed areas andleavingtheland fallow

for ?ix r months.

Eat ilqi .Mrriptums are a lighter than usual
green of the younger leaves of the plant
whirth, later, take on a yellow hue at the
top. Wa-tr-soaked spots appear on the
fruit at all stages of the disease.

ster H uglies
7th December 1991

-Printed & Published EVy The Pwupriner
AMistel Hugches, Jueinalist,
Of Scott Street, St Geoiges,Gienada, Westinlies
(P.O.Box 65: Phone 18091 440 2538: Cables HUSON, Grenaat)




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*wgnn'i., 12
~~rAIJJLLr~ *0

Saturday 7th December 191 Num1er 2i

"; tinkF. it- is possible to
see a return of iia *- q .U
rniql- fefi s startt
po0iRics5 ndr Thwt thouFtQFe
S jT

9 La


e ical Leader of the Neyw iatwonai
Party (NNP) and a rmem-nber of

to - - ere a the Co

- Because of the excess we taxes an a

Stne Opposition din th -e oi feeling of economic depression andr
iRepresentatives, expressed concern, in mor ,; n the country N i Mitchell sa d
an i ntervi ewwi th NEWSLETTER nD mo-- the countr tche
ber 7th, that Grencda may, once 5aqin, - Plase , ..rCf:ELL M Pg'I
e,.posed 1o thepenr s of streett . o. .. . . ... .p.s

He pointed out there are f ve rmemoers o yN THIS "S"-
the Opposition in the fifteen-sewa Hoiuse, Page
three of whom represent three different . If 6 . i FII ear- Rtai-urn' To
political: parties. AccorinU. to Dr pStreet Fotjs P- ...--- --
litchel, the other two tend to sipport | EEC GraLPt For LBoard Of
the GIovernment, and all this has create Tourism. -----------
fragmenration. r."Produce Chekinast Lab
HisNot Plaud it s Role en d...... ...........
aA~ ~ ~ 0 se c.e --,----------- -- 4
There is g sing to be opposition toGvern- : Drweries I rect ors
ment whether you have it in Parliament Reccrmein ;O% Dividend
o"-not he sid. It ishis opinion thet that . * Point Salines 'tarnationa I
opposition should come from the official _ Shows Grwti -----------
0 n -iion in Parlimtentt butt. &aai | )News Shorts -- ----------
. position has not n:iy - .... .



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Ik r n d e z t e a u d v l h 9 1P g

U TCHELL From Page i
think it is possible to see a return of
-hat you mi ht define as 'street po ltis
*-d that thought is frihtening.

At thie present timehe said Government
. in confrontation with the Public
rkers Un ion, the Grenada Union of
Teachers and the Technical &. Allied
orderss Union, and an impasse has been
Frustrating The Activities
cause of that impasse, he said, Decause
of the lack of cohesi veness in the ppos1-
i 'niin Parliament and the way theGovern-
ment is frustrating the -ctivcies of the
Opposition, people mrnu "take things into
their own. hands in the streets ..
a _~-C 4>*li

1o th-s. Dr Mitchell said, win not
uT!e from elements in _,l 71
Parliament The in5form-
-.n ne has Is that n

return .o "street politis ", he believes,
.he leaders ip could come from the rade
-ions= or from people involved in trade
..union activities.

c' .i;,t.es of the O positionn, Dr. . tche;
:i , government t has dech ed that. w Uen

For No Longer-
. he Leader of the Op position mou s.eak
:r as long as the Minister of finance

pe n presenting th Budget, he sad,
0 each of the other Memlers of the
S- pos on may speak than one houn r and a.

-rach opposition party has onlu one
lumber 1n Parliament now", Dr Mitchell
1.1This means that that sinie ser
Z to u-drgS! the views of ris na, j: on

.dg on government perfor mance
A:',t , : - Lr. n '0 V rn1- t . St. De T- r: M F:-,e ...:

over the p.ast year and also make an-
anei-:si. of the period to come"

it would mbe mite impossible, he said, for
that Member. within a 90 minute period,
to analyse ' - vernment fiscal treasures
and give the nation an outline of his!
,rty_ views on Agricul ture, Tourism ,
Ed I'cation He-ith. Social Services a n
u11 ,e Oiher Government Ministries.
Concerning the 1992 Budget, Dr Mitchel
aid ilnd ca: ions arethatGovernment will
continue rto pursue the "mistaken policy
that. h best. wai to raise revenue is to
itncres e t.- es.|
Was Pointed Out
_ . fallac.i of the philosophy '
Sraisinqrea taxes w.,il
u Investment,'he - -. e
ar , c.s.rly raise revenue

no, sf ' f w so

Ut i

.. ,e_ -, a s, p tior ln both the
_,udg eto debatesof I19.and:
-61 . ,-r s'an. d reased taxes are pay
Is e Qnvet investment he conti nuIed
ais f 1in - rhe saves with nless revenue.
ow, f ely fellow the same hiIosophy,
.h --i- nh.e r to increase taxes e'ent

r Successful Raid
- srred to a -ecent incidents

Grenada - s f .er Island of Carriacou by
.he Cs.. s Authorit.es., n which ra'id

.*good *- L.L� discovered] ""

Pnsme iinister Nicholas Brathwaite . i
t._he . .ia -rentary. epresentativeforthe:
c ,ei;enc.bo fCarri cnu ,hehaddecl in ,
et- c c e- ai;; el'i.. - a,

to make n-y statement on the matter but
Plea e eMITCHELLPage3 i

rt-- Grerad a Neveler

Page 2

Sa~a~ ~7~f~ Il~rzrb~s~ t~T:



* Commu.nity (EEC) has accepted
in principle a grant of EC$$3.7
Million to be made to the
Grgenada Board of Tourism to be spent on
[upgrading tourist attractions and on
imark-et promotion.

iThis wias announced by Mr Jude Bernard,

MITCHELL From Page 2

Dr Mitchell said it is a well known fact
that smuggling is a way of life in that

"if we are serious about law and order,
he said, " whether it is our sister or
brother or family or whatever, we
cannot tolerate wrong doing in the
name of not affecting the consti t uencfy
of an individual in Parliament."

in a television interview in 1989, on
which he appeared with the Prime
Minister, Dr Mitchell said. Mr
Brathwaite told the nation that, as far
as he knew, no smuggling was taking
place in Carriacou.

That was a dishonest statements nd a
serious mistake by the Prime Minis ler.
Dr Mitchell said, and Governmentns
handling of this problem (which is
adversely affecting legitimate
businesses in the State) seems to
indicate that smuggling in Carriacou is
condoned by Government.

An alternative economic life, perhaps
tourism, must be found for the people
of Carriacou, Dr Mitchell said, but the
smuggling must be stopped because
i Government cannot continue to tell its
i public workers it cannot pay higher
salaries when, at the same time. It is
, the drain" in Carriacou.
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't enaaa s Director of Tourism, at a press
conference on November 15th and he
said EC$1 million is earmarked for
prom ition while most of the remainder
---11 bt spent on developing historic Fort
Mattheiew as a tourist attraction.
Off The Ground
"Work will begin not later than March
n xt ri he said. "in
zzt.n, �mT~o parts of VI
the prec.t will be .

!he prrss confer-
ence ..i ...called to
reportna thenjut ,/
concluded two week
r'I -ttonal tour of
Europe. A team

FRic- a r: -s chner-
rman n chairman
-of t *e Grewnada
board of Tourism, MR JUDE BERNARD

1%.1 iA ties

visited ten
Mr Bernard said.
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The Grernada Nevsletter

. -Sahwday th DO-P-Mbe 1991

STie Grenada Nevsletter

Satundav 7th DR-mber 1991

jI ul I ID

H 0r.n

has called on the ian s BV
traditional practice of confr,
selling of foreign goods.

7h?. time has com-e " he s ; "wfen
business people sould lok JWr?
Fsec.i/fcat /nws.rds -to --feterm-
jAWiat can &nd should he- d--e .i or-er
to f thfe standard ff Ef7 r c rsul.r.
Ith standard of living of o r peiope.
and to pat .on the market goods
W sich can he mae To Srgf- -gYe hy
drendisans... "

T tl Minister's remarks were made on
1crn-.mer -th on the occasion of the
formal andin"g over to the Mrnis,. of-
.......- ........ ..
Ancjic4 ure of the Produce Cemisi L4b-
*- *tsrK\, the construction anc s.u.pp.n..
- -hi.ch has een achieved- throuqh a
rtnt from the Canadian Government

1s St Louis referred to the entr preneurs
or D- --.ca as an r mpe to -e emut"-.

re s 5d, soaps o f very desrription are
-:ut ctured -anL exr.p'rted

,-he Minister said Grenad-an businessmen
they are businessmen, must corns r-
Fl and venture. They must take nr sks
... and he is certain those r:s.s r

Produce Chemist Laboratory, he sanid

- . ~,~.pie, , th se sad, ad it is hi-
"'we that the business communit- wm
. - use of this faciu . dve

.E ueve'oped, r St Louis said, so that

p- ea. . C e, t LA or 'TU. , ," '. --- C :

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sitess L opmmunit. to move on from their
nni thfiir np:rati'ns to the importing and

TOURISM Fi'a Peu 3
That te-.m h-ad included representatives {
,** i-:- Pr~v-S; Sector, he said, many tour
Vopeta i been interviewed and he
Sof a developing European
tourism market are bright.

,r-: ;-.. ,a:-1 a 50% growth last year in
t. E ..o..ean market, Mr Berrnard said
h.......... - . "a, Phere has been another
-., T _jth, and with the opening of a'
T.uri:- Offi" in Frankforit, Germany early
rnt yr -, jaid,- growth in the European
-,,::,_ .--ueclm i , 9932 b anothi er

Mr Vi . od Duali Tourism Marketing]
Ad--- - t-. Grenada Board of Tourism, I
t"i" Die e,:.i3 the ma:or economies .sup-
_p.*u '_-e ia-d's Tour'sm Industry a- .
the ignited States of America, Canada, the_
.,.nit- K ._ing- a:nd Europe.

"Of t ese economies," he said,
" aE)pe is the economy which is
still kind of holding while the others
face a certain amount of depression
or recAsion.l

Fi Ihi -i.. he said, it is important to
";'- a t mor effort on the European|
,Ma. ket,. . i-ly " with thile encouraging
-:-' ..... -"" which are now evident

S... i ,_om and Europe produce
.i% - r-..ad..s tourism intake, he sa-idf
d n spite of the world-wide recessione,!
the United Kin:,dom- is up by about 20% in
. .91. w - .. . r. p . .i ', 27% over last.
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