The Covid-19 pandemic has caused serious financial hardship the world over. For countries like ours, where the rate of poverty was already high, the impact has been particularly severe. In these difficult times, those who are better off are always encouraged to help those who are in need.
The National Democratic Congress is pleased to see that Grenada has started the COVID-19 vaccination program with the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine. We recognize the importance of this vaccination program in the fight against COVID-19 virus.
The NDC joins with the rest of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique in paying homage to Mr. Elvin G. Nimrod late, who served as the Member of Parliament for the Constituency of Carriacou and Petit Martinique for over 20 years. Mr. Nimrod also served as Minister of Legal Affairs and Attorney General at various periods during his tenure as MP. NDC invites the people of Grenada to join us in expressing heartfelt condolences to Mr. Nimrod’s wife and family.
Since 1994, when the Government decided to sell half of GRENLEC, Keith Mitchell, Gregory Bowen, and their NNP turned a good policy and financial decision into a political one. The sale of GRENLEC should never have been a political one but Mitchell and Bowen made it so because two of them were part of the reason why GRENLEC had to be sold. Here are the undeniable facts:
On behalf of the Executive and members of the National Democratic Congress and, on my own behalf, I wish to make it abundantly clear that the Congress stands unwaveringly, in solidarity with the workers of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique as they battle with the NNP led Government for their negotiated, justifiable 4% increase in salaries.