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    NATIONAL DISASTER MANAGEMENT AGENCY (NaDMA)

    PRESS RELEASE

     

    TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK

     

    St. George’s, Grenada – Sunday 18 June, 2017 (8:30 pm)

     

    The National Disaster Management Agency (NaDMA) continues to monitor the weather with the technical assistance of the Meteorological Office at the Maurice Bishop International Airport.

    At 8:00 p.m. Potential Tropical Cyclone #2 was located approximately 800 miles East South-East of Grenada.

     

    The disturbance was centered near latitude 7.7 north, longitude 51.4 west. The system is moving toward the west near 23 mph and is expected to move through the Windward Islands Monday night and Tuesday morning. Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph with higher gusts. The central pressure is 1007 millibars. Some strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and the disturbance is expected to reach tropical storm intensity later tonight or on Monday before it reaches the Windward Islands. Shower and thunderstorm activity associated with the disturbance is gradually becoming better organized.

     

    This system has a high chance, (90%), of becoming a tropical cyclone within the next two (2) to five (5) days. note that the system is still a tropical wave.

     

    A Potential Tropical Cyclone refers to a disturbance that has not yet become a tropical cyclone, but which poses the threat of bringing tropical storm or hurricane conditions to land areas within 48 hours.

     

    As such there is a Tropical Storm Warning for Grenada and its dependencies.A tropical storm Warning means that storm-like conditions can affect the geographic space within 36 hours. It literally means "be on guard!"

     

    Tropical storm conditions are expected to first reach the state of Grenada overnight Monday and Tuesday morning with moderate to strong convection. The disturbance is expected to produce total rain accumulations of 50 to 125 millimeters over the Windward Islands Monday through Tuesday.

    NaDMA takes this opportunity to remind us all that we should continue to be prepared at all times for all emergencies. Also, it is a good time to ensure that all drains and water ways around your property are cleared from all obstructions and that you have in place your hurricane plan and preparedness kit.The Agency in collaboration with the Meteorological Services will continue to monitor this Tropical Warning and will update the public as necessary.

     

    For addition information, please contact the National Disaster Management Agency (NaDMA) on 440-8390-4 & 440-0838, or email address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. NaDMA, the official source for all disaster related information in Grenada. 

    NEWS RELEASE

    MINISTRY OF FINANCE & ENERGY

    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Website: www.finance.gd / www.gov.gd

    Phone: 1-473-435-0057 or 1-473-440-2731/4

    Fax: 1- 473-440-4115

     

    NO. 41/2017                                                        DATE: June 16, 2017

     

    NEW LOOK FOR GOVERNMENT TREASURY RECEIPTS

     

    ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, Friday, June 16, 2017: The Ministry of Finance hereby advises the public that, effective Monday 19th June, 2017, Treasury Receipts, issued by the Government of Grenada through the Treasury Division and the District Revenue Offices (DROs), will be changed. The receipts will now be printed on white paper (small), with all other information remaining the same. (Please see sample attached).

     

    This change is in an effort to improve the overall efficiency of Government relative to its waste reduction initiatives.

     

    The Ministry of Finance and Energy thanks the public for their understanding and cooperation, in this regard. In the event of any queries, please contact the Accountant General’s Office at the Ministry of Finance and Energy at (473) 440-2294.

     

    Sample of Receipt

    Please be guided accordingly.

    NEWS RELEASE

    MINISTRY OF FINANCE & ENERGY

    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Website: www.finance.gd / www.gov.gd

    Phone: 1-473-435-0057 or 1-473-440-2731/4

    Fax: 1- 473-440-4115

     

    NO. 40/2017                                             DATE: June 16, 2017

     

    ADJUSTMENT TO PETROLEUM PRICES FOR JUNE 2017

     

    ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, Friday, June 16, 2017: The public is hereby informed that, effective, Sunday June 18th, 2017, the retail prices of petroleum products (Gasoline, Diesel, Kerosene and LPG {Cooking Gas}) in the State of Grenada will be as follows:

     

    GRENADA

    Products                                 Old Price            New Price

    Gasoline                                  $14.31/IG            $14.19/IG

    Diesel                                      $12.80/IG            $12.650/IG

    Kerosene                                 $7.39/IG              $7.09/IG

     

    L.P.G (Cooking Gas):           Old Price           New Price

    20 lbs Cylinder                        $40.00                $40.00

                                                    $37.00*              $37.00*

    100 lbs Cylinder                      $189.15              $184.45

    Bulk                                         $1.95/lb              $1.95/lb

     

    CARRIACOU

    Products                    Old Price            New Price

    Gasoline                                  $14.49/IG           $14.37/IG

    Diesel                                      $12.98/IG           $12.83/IG

    Kerosene                                 $7.58/IG             $7.28/IG

     

    PETIT MARTINIQUE:

    Products                                 Old Price              New Price

    Gasoline                                  $8.99/IG                $8.87/IG

    Diesel                                      $7.48/IG                $7.33/IG

    Kerosene                                 $7.58/IG                $7.28/IG 

    CARRIACOU & PETIT MARTINIQUE

     

    L.P.G (Cooking Gas)      Old Price           New Price

    20 lbs Cylinder                    $49.00                $49.00

                                               $46.00*              $46.00*

    100 lbs Cylinder                  $212.15             $207.45

    Bulk                                    $1.95/lb             $1.95/lb

     

    *Petrocaribe’s LPG 20lb Cylinder

     

    The new Retail Prices are computed based on the average FOB costs: that is; (Ex-refinery prices), for the period, 16th May, 2017 to 15th June, 2017.

     

    Consumers are encouraged to immediately notify the Price control/Consumer Affairs Unit in the Ministry of Finance of any instance of overpricing at telephone number 440-1369.

    NEWS RELEASE

    NO. 36/2017                             DATE: May 25, 2017

     

    TAX INFORMATION BOOTH IN ST GEORGE’S THIS SATURDAY, May 27th, 2017

    St. George’s, Grenada, Thursday, May 25, 2017: The public is hereby informed that the Inland Revenue Division (IRD) of the Ministry of Finance and Energy will set up a Tax Information Booth, at the NIS Car Park, Melville Street, St George’s on Saturday May 27th, 2017, from 9:00am to 2:00pm.

    Tax officers will be available to assist taxpayers in addressing any queries or concerns as it relates to their Property Tax Demand Notices and any other tax matters.

    Additionally, the Booth will serve as a payment point for property owners with the Tax Officers providing advice on the 5% rebate. The deadline to receive the 5% rebate on Property Tax for 2017 is June 30th, 2017.

    Please note that ALL Inland Revenue Officers/Tax Officers assigned at the Booth will be wearing their staff ID and a receipt will be issued for all payments made.

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