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.
After a lapse of four days, two releases from WRB Enterprises and widespread condemnation on Government’s handling of the matter, Government has only just broken its silence on what WRB Enterprises has confirmed. Government has re-purchased the shares sold to WRB in 1994, for US$63,000,000.00 (EC$170,100,000.00).