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GT hotel proposal faces local opposition

GT hotel proposal faces local opposition

| 19/09/2017
(CNS Business): The proposed new hotel development at the Pageant Beach site in George Town will be going before the Central Planning Authority on Wednesday, but not everyone will be hoping the board gives the proposed project the nod. Despite enthusiastic support from government for the new hotel i [...]

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Ten years for gun and ammo possession

Ten years for gun and ammo possession

| 19/09/2017 | 11 Comments
(CNS): Michael Fernandez Jefferson, who was found guilty of possessing an unlicensed firearm and ammunition after a jury trial in July, was sentenced to ten years in prison on Monday by Justice Charles Quin. During the trial the court was told that the police, acting on a search warrant, had found a [...]

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Brac-bound passengers arrested on drug charges

Brac-bound passengers arrested on drug charges

| 18/09/2017
(CNS): Customs Officers arrested two people at Owen Roberts International Airport Friday evening, 15 September, on suspicion of a number of drug offences, including possession of cocaine and ganja with intent to supply. The pair, a male and a female, were destined for Cayman Brac when they were arre [...]

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Three Jamaicans charged for drug smuggling

Three Jamaicans charged for drug smuggling

| 18/09/2017
(CNS): Three Jamaican men who were caught by marine police last Thursday night on a canoe with a large quantity of ganja as well as a number of caged roosters on board have been charge under the Misuse of Drugs Law with importation and possession of a controlled drug. The men, aged 31, 37, 53, [&hel [...]

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Suspect flasher arrested in West Bay

Suspect flasher arrested in West Bay

| 18/09/2017
(CNS): A 48-year-old-West Bay man is appearing in court today, 18 September, charged with indecent exposure. Police said that on Tuesday, 12 September, they were called to a residence on Birch Tree Hill Road, West Bay, after receiving reports of a man indecently exposing himself in the public view i [...]

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Bottleneck at Hurley’s Roundabout to be fixed

Bottleneck at Hurley’s Roundabout to be fixed

| 17/09/2017 | 74 Comments
(CNS): As government’s significant road improvement programme moves east, it will include a major, but as yet undecided, redesign of the Hurley’s Roundabout, possibly adding a third lane to it, and a reconstruction of the traffic flow along Shamrock Road. Speaking at a community meeting [...]

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Alden and Austin to share office

Alden and Austin to share office

| 17/09/2017 | 28 Comments
(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin, the MLA for Red Bay, and Austin Harris, the MLA for the neighbouring district of Prospect, are in the process of establishing a shared constituency office. Harris, a former radio talk-show host, is not a member of the PPM but joined the government benches following t [...]

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Cat 1 Maria following Irma’s path

Cat 1 Maria following Irma’s path

| 17/09/2017 | 5 Comments
(CNS): Evan as the Caribbean islands devastated by Hurricane Irma two weeks ago begin the slow process of recovery, Maria, which grew from a tropical storm into a category 1 hurricane Sunday afternoon, appears to be on a similar path. It is likely to be a category 2 or 3 hurricane when it passes thr [...]

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Juvenile defendant given chance to prove himself

Juvenile defendant given chance to prove himself

| 17/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): A young offender who pleaded guilty to one count of wounding in a knifing incident on Smith Road earlier this year was set free Friday after spending 5½ months on remand in HMP Northward. Justice Charles Quin handed down a six-month sentence suspended for 12 months, which included several st [...]

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Police find teenage runaway

Police find teenage runaway

| 16/09/2017 | 14 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED: Roseanna Redden (15), a resident of the Francis Bodden Girls Home, was located by police officers today, 18 September, and appears to be in good health, according to the RCIPS. Redden ran away for the third time last Tuesday, and each time she was missing for a week. Police reported S [...]

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Human remains found in Bodden Town

Human remains found in Bodden Town

| 15/09/2017 | 30 Comments
(CNS): Police said Friday evening that earlier this week they were notified by a member of the public about some skeletal remains that had been found on a property in Bodden Town. “The RCIPS, assisted by customs, has carried out a search of the grounds and recovered additional bones; these wil [...]

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