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While Grenada has no daily newspapers, there are several privately owned weeklies.
The government owns a minority stake in a private corporation that operates the principal radio and television stations, and there are several independent stations.
Detainees and defendants are guaranteed a range of legal rights, which are mostly respected in practice.
However, Grenada’s prisons are significantly overcrowded. In 2011, five police officers allegedly beat to death Oscar Bartholomew, a Grenadian-Canadian man on holiday.
In 2013, manslaughter charges against the five officers were dropped, and they returned to work pending a coroner’s inquest into the death, which has been continuously delayed.
Pending submission to and approval by the parliament, a number of proposed amendments—including replacing the current supervisor of elections with an electoral commission—may be put to a referendum in early 2015.However, observers expressed concern over the lack of campaign financing regulations, and recommended a comprehensive review of the Representation of the Peoples Act, which governs the conduct of elections.Due to the lack of parliamentary opposition after the elections, the governor-general appointed three former NDC ministers to the Senate.A decree passed in 2013 under the authority of the Integrity in Public Life Act mandated that all public officials declare their personal assets by April 3, 2014; as of that date, a number of officials had yet to comply.In April 2014, an OAS monitoring body visited Grenada to assess its compliance with the Inter-American Convention against Corruption.