Court orders liquidation of Grenada newspaper

Grenadian high court Judge Claire Henry ordered the liquidation, on 22 October, of the “Grenada Today” newspaper after the owners failed to reach an agreement with former Prime Minister Keith Mitchell over the settlement of an EC$191,000 (US$71,135) libel award.

The paper’s editor, George Worme, a veteran journalist, and Mitchell have been at loggerheads for years as the newspaper sought to expose what it termed corrupt activities of the Mitchell administration during its 13 years in office.

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