Grenada pushes Blue Growth Innovation on the Regional and National level
St. George’s, August 17th, 2016 – The Government of Grenada hosted the first Strategy Meeting for Action on Blue Growth and Food Security in March of 2015. Blue Growth refers to the long term strategy to support sustainable growth in the marine and maritime sectors as a whole. This meeting brought together a select group of over forty global Ocean Leaders from Government, private sector, fisheries organizations, international organizations, academia and civil society. The meeting represented a response to major recent developments in the global oceans agenda. § A primary point of focus was on developing innovative ocean financing, to bring forward and accelerate adoption of ocean technologies. Only a few more days before penalty and interest charges are applied to Property Tax ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, Monday, August 15, 2016: Property Tax Owners are reminded that there are only a few more days remaining to pay their property tax before the penalty and interest charges will be applied. Monday, August 29th, 2016 is the last day for payment in order to avoid the 20% penalty for the current year. Please note that if the tax remains unpaid after the due date, in addition to the penalty, interest will be charged on the outstanding balance at a rate of 1.5% from September 1st and every month thereafter, until the balance is paid. Tax payers are encouraged to pay their taxes online through the Ministry’s online portal: www.eservices.gov.gd (Please use Chrome or Firefox platform) to avoid any long lines at the Cash Office at the Ministry of Finance. Please log on to www.ird.gd and under the services category, click on publications to find the E-User Registration Brochure for steps on how to register to pay online. Please remember that taxes can also be paid at the District Revenue Offices (DRO) located in each parish.