Forgiveness after fatal crash

Forgiveness after fatal crash

| 24/06/2016 | 0 Comments

Angel Ebanks writes: I am Jordan’s mother. Thanks for all the supportive comments. I am in tears opening this post from CNS and finding out this way that a plea was finally entered and that after two and a half years, something is finally happening and that Jordan seems to have mattered to the RCIPS, […]

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Britain’s EU exit shakes world economy

Britain’s EU exit shakes world economy

| 24/06/2016 | 92 Comments

(CNS): With more than 17 million people in Britain voting to leave the European Union after more than 40 years, the global economy was facing a period of uncertainty and uncharted waters Friday as British Prime Minister David Cameron resigned. The impact locally as a result of the volatility ahead in financial markets as well […]

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Driver admits killing passenger in NS crash

Driver admits killing passenger in NS crash

| 23/06/2016 | 14 Comments

(CNS): A 20-year old man from West Bay has admitted causing the death of a former senior police officer’s son in major road crash in North Side over two years ago. Antonio Elvis Kelly pleaded guilty to causing the death of Jordan Ebanks, from Northward, by careless driving as a result of the single vehicle […]

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Burglary victim offers $1,000 for stolen goods

Burglary victim offers $1,000 for stolen goods

| 24/06/2016 | 1 Comment

(CNS): Kevin Line, a local volunteer who spends considerable time helping young people stay out of trouble, was burgled Friday and is appealing to the community to help him track the stolen items. He said that, as second hand goods, they have a low street value but are valuable to him and his family. With […]

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Concerns ignored, golf course gets green light

Concerns ignored, golf course gets green light

| 24/06/2016

(CNS Business): The Central Planning Authority has given the green light to the proposed development of a golf course in the Frank Sound area despite a catalogue of environmental concerns. The proposal to build an Arnold Palmer golf course was submitted to the CPA in complete isolation and not as part of the major resort […]

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Misuse of handicapped parking spots

Misuse of handicapped parking spots

| 23/06/2016

Is it against the law to smack any perfectly able driver who parks in a disabled spot? I was at the George Town Hospital the other day and two of the four disabled spots in the front were taken by cars without the appropriate tags. Even though the parking lot was filled to overflowing, I […]

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Suspect denies using gun to resist arrest

Suspect denies using gun to resist arrest

| 23/06/2016

(CNS): A 22-year-old Bodden Town man who has been charged with using an imitation gun with the intention of evading arrest has pleaded not guilty to the allegations. Jonathan Welcome denied that he was in possession of an imitation firearm in April this year, when he reportedly faced down police with a weapon on School […]

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Burglars steal cash during bank break-in

Burglars steal cash during bank break-in

| 23/06/2016 | 21 Comments

(CNS): The Royal Bank of Canada on Shedden Road was broken into and cash stolen sometime Wednesday night, police have confirmed, saying that bank staff discovered the break-in when they arrived for work this morning (Thursday, 23 June). Police said the thieves did not gain access to the vault but stole cash from the dispensing […]

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Four suspect Zika cases sent for testing

Four suspect Zika cases sent for testing

| 23/06/2016 | 18 Comments

(CNS): Local public health officials have sent four blood samples from patients suspected of having the Zika virus to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) in Trinidad for testing. Dr Samuel Williams-Rodriguez, the acting medical director, said the samples were sent on Wednesday, 22 June, after three residents and one visitor presented with symptoms consistent […]

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Opposition to land conservation grows

Opposition to land conservation grows

| 23/06/2016 | 14 Comments

(CNS): All of the members of the opposition who were present in the final throes of Finance Committee Wednesday evening voted against withdrawing cash from the Environmental Protection Fund to buy land for conservation purposes. The independent and UDP members all raised objections to the environment minister’s motion to secure some $6.7 million from the […]

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New generator to cut costs, firm-up supply

New generator to cut costs, firm-up supply

| 23/06/2016 | 19 Comments

(CNS): A new generator at Caribbean Utilities Company (CUC) will help the local power supplier meet the growing demand for electricity at a reduced cost and, despite being diesel-powered, in a more environmentally friendly way. The 40-megawatt generator was described by officials as the most efficient diesel power plant in the Caribbean when it was […]

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