The urena a
IVol'u0 C SaLrday 18th Jiuy 17) Niier 12
I NATONL COMMERCIAL BAUY
NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANK
OFC REN DA LI/M TEO
-' .I J' ". ..'-i ed Nat-
II .11 *"ion Commrercial :'-k
) -2::3 -d i an it-r ':.. -a tl.
NMTT *:- X:.x 16E1h that n :ty
i merlyBr-fr E uE. f of Trim-
| "Go-emment is : lin 5 t1 of
the issued h.i es to Republic
E:- at EC$16.50 per h,,au-
a sum -o FC$ 6 1 .
Mr Ar-hibaid said, 39% of
th- is~u|d sharps are to be
hone ail broad ad tha
price to Grenadians vill be
_E $15 shaf
q nuih 1 in 4 -B
the Manager r
-the :'.- -' 4
b'.A vwill "?z1 7 0i o
-NDC w-as esta- ish earlv i- 1979 by hfe
Pe..pIue:, Revol.i1 :.i Go vemmen 1,PR) r
jij .-, o ri, n,. a very saIl ri .- takii .
in G i.le Grt" ^ 's '? -:. *.n to ":'i
Bo&! t Out The Entire PiADt
L.e" that 'tr, hr, -c.' NC B bo-glit. out
dte entim plant and : : .r -::. in -.:. l : -.f
t:e Canadian Ipjria E.a~k of C:: .:-en:.i -
Sk Please see NUB Page 2
IN TH ISSUE
*Repubir Bank Buys NCB .... 1
Grenada Has N'-v Governor-
General .. -... ..... ... .... ... 2
*Parliaent Pays Tribut- To
Sr Paiul Scon.........
|*Brahwaaito Pavs FRa vrdg. i
ia. To Europe ....
.* Grenad Footders Ahno 1
*More irainamg For Gr1nadals i
Tourist Operators.... . 7 .
Grenada To C har Caribbea
Product Cmmi ttee.
Nevs Shorts .........-....-. ................ 9
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R -MICHAEL ARCHI-
beld., M I.a:, ft C:1 -. -'s-
jThe Grenad a Nevlee Satuwday 18th Jufl 1992 Pa 2
K.EINAlDA W-IL, HAVE
a new Governor-Oeneral
with effect from 6th Amnast,
He is Mr Reginald
Oswald I Airner 69, .
,and be s eed Sir
Palul Suoa wiho has
serwd in the p.Xt for
Ithe last 14 years and
!who redtir -e with effect
from 1he eLJ of Jiltty.
Mr Palmer hosn spent
most ot his work- /
ing life in tbe /
fiei of Ed- /
the post of Chief
The new Governor-Genera! is a for-
mWr I resident of the Grenada Union
of Tachers and Was intraiLmLial
jin establishing Uhe Orenada Teach-
.ers' Social Secrity & Welfiare As-
oa it as wil as tlik Gireca4a
Teachers' Sehool Supplies U -d.
Mr Palmer is a Foundation Mem-
ber of the Catiolic Teachers Ass-
ociation of Grenada and thel
Caribbean Association of
Catholic Teachers. Ac-I
S cordingR to the Govern-
ment Informatiokm Ser-
vice, he served on
several Boards a ad
voblun !tary orgafs=sa.i As
and was a iemwber of
semwal Church organ-
-. Mr Paleer served also on
Sthe Public Service
+-/ ^*+-vwaas a mem-e
\ ber f the'
|Ma-R Chlunber of indos-
.AL DtSiG.- ATt iry & Coimmerce
iand a former President of the
Grenada Employers' Federation.
Please S PALMiR Pae 3
|tCB Fioim Page 1
m Grenada after t "e ri'T"-!': of ithi
+,. ] -- +. 'r.+ ~ ".. . tho ,,' + ,+ + f +. i+
". f :-d1 Oc Out to the P- r r
h,.. n;.j: of one E.ast Can:,Se.a- dollar.
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The Grenada Newletter Saturday 18th July 1992 Page 3
Inpm aKO&E Lim
JOINT SITTING OF THE
the C7mr ad;i Ho.,'e of Repre-
'entativ~r .:id the Senate on
Julyl6th paid tiibute to Gov.
emror-Ge:eI, Sir Paul Scoon who, -t'er
14 years of service, reires from th. office
on 31st July.
The tribute centded on a
.Resolution s:.nding in
the name of Primn Min-
.ister Nilholas Brath-
l. vaite and seconded by
:- Mrs WiMfred Strahan,
Leader of the Opposition
Moving it, Mr Brath-
i : te, ctiutline Sir
Paul's career and ex-
SIR P CO tolled the Governor
Gener- Ps "pa-ticua'rly o..utsdirng contrib-
ution in Gienada to educ-:Pii, the Public
Service and. Social Scr.,i'ces generally"
The Resolution asks that "this historic
joint sitUig" record the highest
admiration of the Senate and the House
for Sir Pauls "most exellent and
historically unique service given to
PALMER From Page 2
In 1973, the Queen awarded him
the distinction of a Member of the
British Empire (MBE) for services
Mr Palmer is married with sevn
States a.i, Caibbean f.icas effect a!
"rescue miu S ion"I
"We recognise thai it must have taken a
man of outstanding ability aud courage
to serve in the ewellent vay in vhich Sir
Paul Scoon served this country', he said.
One Discordant Note
Several rrembeis from both sides of the
House ard Senae spoke glowingly of Sir
Paul's service, but there vas one discordant
note which came from Senator Derek
There seetris to be some sort of kinship in
n:ida reifvcfii the rcession >f Go, r-':'r
Pleme See TRIBUTE Page 4
Pounded 17th August 1973
mKUa MooRs CABOT AVAD NNe
Payable Ina Advace
Postage Paid By Secw Class Airmail
(Iniad Post In Omeala)
10T Iss $115.00 $ 43.10
2aO Ims $20700 $ y77}00
40 1 ame $390J0U $14A600
About 20 Tasmes Publi3hed Anually
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Sir Pa .il k.k office as Governor General
r',rt.ly before the New Jevel Movement
rep'olution of March 13th 1979, arAnd he
P"rir.e Minister said Grenadians remember
vel! the uaumaz .r hey exp:erieced between
that date and Octob,.i- 1983 wher. United
The Grenada Nevs etter Saturday 18th July 1992 Page 4
TRIBUTE Fram Pae 3
General to office and se e He"
referred to the ci-.iJ .m.t 1- 19 l,74 ,hn
Grenada bec.-ina ,;.-epenidentl. ;ai_ ,ie fi.s
Governor-General -as. appointed
He rfenred also to fe Ne. Jie,' -l Movement
Revolution of 1979 shortly after Sir Pauls
appointment and to 'h~: c if., of 1983 vhe- i.
Pnme Minister Ma.uicca Bishop was
murdered and theie was a rescuee imiusii."
by United States and Caribbean forces
QOly Constitutional Furctionary
"In 1983", he continued, "the only
constitutional functionary around vhomn
the nation could haw moirlid va. S3irl
The crises of
1974 and 197"
tad external inm- .
fluences vhich n
vated and char-
said, but the
crisis of today is a
internal one. ..".
t strikes, he said, aiL tl-he V -..
root of Grenada's p:a r .:-
ary system of Governme,
vhich cannot opt nate uri.e s .
the persons vho are t.- -.p-
erate that system are pie-
pared to adhere to the pa:riamrentv
conventions on vhich th, .':. i's
A Lack Of C onfidnce
"The internal crisis to vhich I refer is the
iapression bythe Prime Minmter of a lack
of confidence in the-Attorney G atiraI's
office", Senator Knight said
A report of this e:xp.- si'-n of li-,- of
confidence was publiciseLd by t-:e P...nt.
of the Association of LVyer- at a n-etingr
of the Association, he sail, and, if the report
is correct, the Prime Minis tr shc.ul. aJsk for
the resignation of Dr Francis Ales.:.. the
Atorney General or, bett'er stl!. "-,A:..: .
-l...J:dd btn,'er fins ePsignatiotn.
If the report is vrong, the Prime Minister
owes it to the country to make a statement
on the matter, he said.
"I refer to this not to cast a pall of gl:ori, on
the very well deserved and vell ea ed:
tributes to Sir Paul," Senator Knight said,
"but to show that this country still neire.:-,
leadership which is str,. rg, le-ersdhip which h
is conillitted" i
Sir Pauls career started m education il
1953 vr hanhen e.te:.?:.a .
.. ~ri a ,
Se c ondar v
cho-'l. He te!'
S1r, il t7 to do a short
~ht as Assist a I
Secretary in the
*:": ""_. Ministry ofr
,in th at u
h. uet Eduction Offrie.
S He Left The Sate
..hi ,.li. :>ving year he vas
S. ,,,-: i |;:*nt S .
rl in t'h Premier 's ffi 6
l -v^ '.^ .ud u cte. Seiw- a s
post. bhe l -.: ,- 19072 .. hen he left. '
S,, tate to .-IE Dep,.y C ::'.tor of thi .
nc: -! Foundoation irin Lnd;.:
la 197S, he vas made Gowrnur-Generalj
of Grenadia, being the second holder of
.hat post ijn sxe-ssion to Sir Leo DeGai
Sir Piaul t -. ,.Lm .ia shorl y for L-.,di.j
for hi. final audience -:ith the Queen as;
GomTrnmr Genera 'and will be suc:eea'el
:on August 6th by Goernmor-General desig-
nate, Mr PegirnaLld- Oswald P.ame'.
The Grenada Nevsitter Sa
RENADA TV REPORkTED
11 f^ on _tAH'T 12th tth'at pime l.fird a .,-:.
cl:.i Brathwaite ..l.irjne to
| GnGrenad.:. on "'h? ,.Par if;.',r,
Ifcd!: ,ing a n1-p tc Europe -.ere, he hel
di "'- u.i:.- I p til" to e future of i.-f-"-
According to the: taion. Mr Brathwai',
!vho is the c urrEatn Chiraniu of t}
1Orgaisation of East Caribbean Staes
|(OECS) Auhoithvy, was a -comp a.d by
Pr-ne Minster James "Seo M~-iceij of
St Vmncen and f ne Maiiter Joc
!Compton of St Luia.
The -.- -.- 1
wil1 th- V -P ,--.- of ^t for the 0,n.- ,_-l t,
includd ;. :ic. divi. ifi tion ,j n
nj., Grnada e I,:r,,e- the rii:, .Lnid as I
ipnme MiristerR t-. -,.it ty- i ::g the ''in' :i-s i.ry c udit a
- -e f he.- Fhth i e n -:-,e~'- .tonc' OECS tmenrr-er,- ,--,-
~ '.enr~ cf ]~::Feuh ~'I "r"tl "n ________________________________
aurday i3th Julay i 2 Pag 5 !
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.O .. .... p nt, H-th tati ? to j
proj-.. in Grenada being fin..,c. by he
F:."'h, C: "'en r:.1
F ind asiaiActivitittes
On il way t. .: k to Gran.:-^, the Er n..
M-tr op- op- ? t... hold
ji '-_,j.:' : in Lond i i ^ _, two I-*.0 of
:i,-e in F !....n ; _.n wit, , d r. r f ,
-., ..... a: rid.. ':-- av in ivhd
T '-..:^ C ^ L Y .^ ^ ai' ^ *..'*'l i l e^ TXji d
The Grenad: Ni stler Surd l7 It July l-2 Pae 6
R RAP-HAEL STANIS-
.4 r -V!-_ -. 7 .
-zF: s-aid ,n. u. 12t.h t". -
Gepna.- i should soo'"f f7 m A
i. clubs .: ti. dii ...-i in
2iflnpt f.. ..s of Asso .: i '-x.. x
"I am pleased t se Om th ht._ last
ftets verse cunduc-tal in June OF il "
yeare, he -ai-d, "adt f 300 players testWd,
,only four wr- f.'ma to b; pos'!-e onm
Mr Stanisclaus cc:i' v:.. 7, : .:-.. on .
occasion of f:... ll fur:_...: fozr Si P.:1.
S," :on "h":. retiz"s f.:.n h, p.:.;t of
Go.em,.Ar-General at ".he end. of July and
"'., as Governor Ge-;.:'. has been Pair,:n
of the GFA fir the 1 H4 yeais
I NHov Tsted Negative
There ".'-. some '1v.ery, he : i.j" -h.: L:d
tested pos ive in i' and 19!.91 an.d vho
ihai been t -ii T-.-1P 7 .. 7-!-
sidensaid', 'hae c tested .l
lare back on the plain: field -.-.;-
..r StaZnisclaus feressed --. -i .:31 m e ats..,
of ,.'; special role -.-.: G.,-,.,,;:'?- a-_-.t: ha-
pl':-- Fit ." of the Associ -,tion.
.j. -7. 1 -
.To r o T .. .. n jn y
Patron blut men a o-- ---" ork
...u ma7 say, a |and-- .;..., he saia, "One
t L-:" iYn times of : iffi.ult ,: .- .. ... i.;
jyou can be assturd of a nli;-tnit .r. .:lid
tonic to revi t e you to stive
7 T...he Psidpent presenid SI
_ \Paul vOth the GFA Medal o j
Meritfr servesrendered to
the sport and mid t Ams-
ociation is pleased that, on hi
re trament as Patron, Sir PatL
has aicmutE LHOrar T;
01 2 i'U 70 a "p i -- |
Fours ,:.ers of a group of U: _'-'.i., :
izECie to Britcair. at the end of 1605 VitLh
a l.-i.:.'i_; tale of suffering and -.c:._,
The ,P:i-,, -fI -, in April of that year wk
ri'' a c':'.- : in Gi i, bn i thi s Ti:.
< ,,,,, EP r'T ch" went oft,-c '.u""," --.i' '"-. '"
e, itu:ill" ',. ed in St Lucia.
... '. ..
e. t:^: group decided to 1t the Oive
"3 .:.-l" .- d... they stayed to establish ,
Tie l anbs, ..-.ev, tum'ed -. t tiu,..*
"'"" a fiL ht ov ,rsevr i: d -, ..h-,, & : .
;: -,.- y of 1'.- coiomets
n'fieee s:ur-ivvors left in a :. boat fo
the Spv nt Maim, but only 4 i. to joir
he- "i.,eiaU e t th., and retu-irn to EL'" ce
_ _~ ~
OP 2AT R
jR JUDE BERNAPD,
I jCt ,,, 4_: s D ::,' r" of T."-
lir., said on J :..-1 'h that
i ... i- I llr3 rec 1 i Ithe
aznrz of the isnr's -:.u"in. as "' y'-r
of imir ami product devei'opint r
"While we have no intention of scaling
Down our tcamiing programme otes
;year", he said. "ve hope va rill have
ItraizAed the bulk of the x-aople this year."
iTihe Dirn-,' m.ade -ii e ctnin i 1 s he
or .. .
j:- il t : jl &
A Three Year Training Programme
iT1'i.', ".'crsh. .-f a're .,ia t of a 1hi- yev '
trini^g p.rogrnr.tune undeitaken by the.
-B,.,,-, of T,'.nm _-,'d Mr ELe 4t'.t_ gVab
!So, far fr this t :, h-e i : ";-.re
Ct -t t; ye;d In in d"- ie
ploner 'ha eI. of thiJ year he T .. and te
aimis that, ,y Dec- er 31st. : ,, i/m'l
t hu Idr, -.B ff.-f'. -ei il aw
r Saturday 18th July 1992 Page 7
o TO RnnoP
ben r-i -. .. ll have q :.-f z
Of thl; lot, *ir Bemaran d s-; -3.
in Airport e,.u.'-y, forty in S"f'.
sevrty in T,:.ix:. E -c Ad .. TiI ad S L
fi. in C .,,.mer" r Relatii. : and ...-.' ,.i. .'- -.
i C;'-toner I are.
NP ..... ;E.0
It is hoped .th t' t'a" end -.f !99., a
d i d r- d nd d" ot. c .-'r.. |
i Lour guiding I'la "n 'l"e- "
said, nd a tis vil Lie curses fort
another diree hiundrid per-sons or more.
Very Much 0D( OCo'sa
\We -are ""r r r^ -':: hawing
-;-f*ione tia- i- AILI; a l'o,=
The or :: ; .- .
3 -05 pen.. .
h i- [ h .i n : GA
It is hoped tt. ty thv end ff !99r,
a .rid.er and a'i otAar pern Pmave i'
said, m thi will in iaiie courses for
another th~ree hundrae person orW more.
The Grenada Nevsl ttU
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f T r M tADi A T fB'Arl
LMRJ E\ fT P U
tikfe mr cs 3 3 ifGOaha3 c>2G1.
RELDA'S MINISTFR OF A gi.at de. of er ph.iE iili be p-.ced on
Touis BT, MS Jooan Purcell, h... I:iinrin :,, she ,vri-.d, .' atbfith rrtic'nal
been nominated d to re ional leW'els, Grer..di.:t l wijl L.*.1:i-
"C anbbeanProduct.:,.r'rttt.e" pate m trying experiences.
established by the C an ibbea Cormmiumuty
(CARICOM) Sitarwrif on Tcurin t which Another .:we.a of activity of the C..'nitte,
Mrs Pwiu-pli said, is the
: tren&ghning of theh
took place inJ :T -,'n rrf
.re. onal tourism
This was d-ic'o-'.t by ."h' stiXt.ti.).,w anrd, here too, there will be
Pu-c-ll in an iLeivie7 ,pp.: 'i.turnty for Gr:isidiis to p atici:ate.
with NEWsLETTER 'i i i q ar e PUR1CELL ae 9'1
June 8th. and she sT.,Td atFm P 7
ag,. TRi:H pro-,
Committee, jointly rJp' ientaftive of the .: iuip:..:., nt, nin-he u.it.yofv ':! pr('-
Caribbean Tourism COr:Ljni.ati,.-rn ;-.-. the duct.
Caribbean Hotel Assocition, 'v.11 hold its
fist meeting in Puerto Rico on 14th Aug.., .-.
"We are to look at three specific areas,
accommodation, tbC environment and
human resource dewvopnent", she said,
"and at our first meeting ve viHl vork
out the terms of reference under vhich
we vilt operae."
It May Be Necessary
The Minist .r *.:" it. rr-.v be nece--:-Sar- to
app.,!inT ,mrne sub-cornir.tiee look into whAt.
research must be dore .i-j formulate a
strategy for deiel,,pi:g the Caribbecn pro-
At to what G~ ,a1a, specifically, Vill gain
fim this operation, the overall hope., she
said, is that, out of the deliberations of the
C'ormmittee Vill c:.me a s-ries of pr,:'jec s in
human re-soiure djerelrpmernt.
"The OAS remains heavily conamitted
and winvoed in the support of Tour-
ism," he said. "Well over balf the
technical assistance we offer to te
Caribbean sub-region is directed to
Tourism in the form of marketing,
training analytical studies, developme nt
of tourism attractions, restoration of
historical sites and protection of the
The vw. ;. t;'ops were under the direction
of Mr Gerald Mt. hell, President of G E
l'.,itil.ll & Associates Incoip:...e_ of
Nokomis, Flciida, the Uiitpd Sites, o
America, travel deijgn-:, educators arnd
Mr Mitchell was assisted by Ms Carol
-p - I -
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PURCELL From Page 8
The Minister said, with a view to n:iirng
the Caribbean accoinmodation sector more
competitive, the Commnittee will look into
the taxes now being charged by Govern-
ments. Also, she said, the C committee
will imrestigate regional environmental
progranmmes in operation and needed to be
undertaken, and, in all of these areas, she
e:-pected. thenr wvill be definite gaiUn for
Grenada at both the nafionar and regional
With reference to the emph,-ih on tr.i.ing
Mrs Piurell said the Cornmittee hopes to be
given ass, istanre from a number of sotices.
Another Valuable Source
"Under the Lome prje,'Ts of Jthe European
Conumruniy for the African, Pacific and
Caribbean countries, to.uimn is given large
slice,; sA i said, "and the Organisation of
American States (OAS) is Another valuable
source for training."
The Comnrmittee has an opportunity to play
a vital role in r :iornl developrinnt, the
Minister said, because tourism is a very
competitive indus t.i and all Igi:,r1n of the
world, incl-1ding the major developed
countries, are putting so much into it.
If the islands of the C aribbean attempted
to face this competition on a localise i
national basis, she said, they vould _
fid themselves lost, and it is imperautim
that the islands get together and make en
impact as a region.
Aim Should Be
"We should not compete among!
ourselves she said. "We all have ver t
special entities and our aim should be I
develop a diversified product vi*
strategies vhich vii benefit the vho.
The :iter-,vie, vith Mrs Purce= l as maor
following the closing sesSionr of tvo onr.-.
week training workshops spcro,:red by tl. -
Under the heading., of "Eco & Cuitunm
Tourism, Product Development .
Interpretive Guide Tririn-", and "Toi'
Designing & P-ac!,:agig,", the ori:sh,.p:
attracted some 50 participants and we-
under the direction of Mr Gerald Mitch'
President of G E Mitchell & A.. .
iinC''rporAtediJ. f Nokomis, Flkrida, the U -
ed States of America
ROC Aid For Bananas
In a brief ceremony on .Ay 3rd, Ambass-
ador Lin Tsun-hien of the Republic of
China (ROC) on Tai'van, presented Minis-
ter of Agricultui, M. r George Brizan, vitha
This money is the first part of aUS $400, 000
donation from the ROC tovands the
Government's Banarna Psiscitation Project.
Accoiding to a release from the Gov-
erer't. Inf rrrt.i.,n Service (GIS), the
initial donation will be used to pave 3.39
miTes of f1'rrn r*:. ds. :mi 1his pro''
r:xpected to be completed by Oct,:,r ne
The G3S release say. tihv tLefeern Jv.
and Sel member of this year, the ROC v.,!i
provide Grenada with 41,000 bae: -
"plantlefs" free of the moco disease.
Other assistance given by the ROC to the
Banana Resuscilalir:'n Proje't. is that, in
Auust tqui -yar, the Taiv anece Agi-
cultural Mission to Grenada vill establish!
a Tissue CulLtu'e Laboratory v-ich '...
Please e EWS SHORTS Pae 1
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NEEWS ZHOQ79C rai PagE 9
produce banana c.itii. ai plantletss".
The Laboratory r ..t also produce "plant-
lets" in fl -,r*!iulttue and horticulture.
A cortin;nt. of ..e-.-.nty Mannes from the
Umted States Civil S-gade aried in
Grenada on July 11.h tto undertake vater
and ..tJh:r p ',j; .. on the ; -zi.rd.
A Gon-,er'nt hiforination Service (GIS)
Ir.-e .":;: the of Maiiies vil! be
in G' -. : for '_'.e e.' and Vill
Juder't : pr1':' and the
reen--. t- n of a -' .,'..I
Funded by t', Unted States Government,
these proj.' are .s-.irmted. to cost over a
quz!rte of a mrwijicn East Caribbean
dollar. o plete
Police ContiI'es Complete
Acc.'i'.-' t, 3. r-.-:,e i',m the
the Co-r-: :- .-no: of P,,irtp
ni ptpI nr
PPlice Constables completed a Probation-
ary Training Course on July 3rd.
Three da iy later (6th) a further Pro-
bationary Training Course was started for
24 Cons-tbles, two of uhmcr are women.
In other Police news, two Detective Ser-
geants ettunied .to the State on July 4th
after completing a Senior Criminal In-
vestigation Department (C.I.D.) Course
This course was held at the Regionr.al Po-
lice Training Centre and vas ccind'dcted.
by two officers frm the West Yorkshire
Police Training School in Erit,.in
Unemployed Women Get
Accotd!rig to the Goverrmnt Trfoai:ii n
Service (GIS), on July 9th, fifpee_ un--
erampl, y:, vwrrDn in the StLGe,..e's
.ti'urb of WVc.dla nd. bega a six--ni .t.h
co'.u'se in garment numdhT:l.ming.
Sponsored by the British Develrpment
Division, the course will inrludie peiNsr:l.d
ed' .nmomn-t -nmrm rr~nmaon+
18th July 1992
Printed & Publisba By The ProprieWtr,
Aister Hughes, Journalist,
Of Sott Street, St-George's Grenada, WeSinfies
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