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Archive for February 8th, 2016

Canadian suspects charged in ATM fraud

Canadian suspects charged in ATM fraud

| 08/02/2016 | 26 Comments
(CNS): Two Canadian men have been charged with ATM fraud. Police said the Financial Crime Unit received a report from a local bank about suspicious cards that had been retained by one of its cash machines. The FCU began an investigation that led to the arrest of two men at a local hotel where they [...]

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Cops recover casings following shots in GT

Cops recover casings following shots in GT

| 08/02/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Police recovered three spent shell casings from the scene of reported gun fire in the capital during the early hours of Monday morning. The RCIPS said that just after 2am on 8 February, scenes of crime officers who were called out after the gunshots were reported in the School House Road area [...]

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Police hunt for school construction site thieves

Police hunt for school construction site thieves

| 08/02/2016 | 8 Comments
(CNS): The police are on the lookout for three men who ran away from the John Gray High School construction site on Saturday after they were approached by security personnel. Police said they received a report of a burglary at around 3pm on 6 February after security staff saw the men behind the s [...]

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Cops net smugglers carrying gun and drugs

Cops net smugglers carrying gun and drugs

| 08/02/2016 | 13 Comments
(CNS): Two local men and a Jamaican national were charged with a number of offences after the RCIPS Joint Marine Unit intercepted a vessel off the coast of East End last Thursday. The RCIPS reported that officers on patrol aboard the Guardian came upon the boat drifting some twenty miles off the e [...]

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Webb parties as Watson starts 7-year stretch

Webb parties as Watson starts 7-year stretch

| 08/02/2016 | 123 Comments
(CNS): As his old friend and business partner began settling into his new life in jail this weekend, former CIFA president and FIFA VP, Jeffrey Webb, was enjoying a lavish party at his Georgia mansion. Still under house arrest, Webb hosted a celebration for his wife’s 40th birthday at their home [...]

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NOAA attempts to unlock mysteries of El Niño

NOAA attempts to unlock mysteries of El Niño

| 08/02/2016 | 1 Comment
(CNS): Scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have embarked on a land, sea and air campaign in the tropical Pacific to study the current El Niño, one of the strongest on record, and gather data in an effort to improve weather forecasts thousands of miles away. El [...]

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PTAs raise concerns about education

PTAs raise concerns about education

| 08/02/2016 | 22 Comments
(CNS): The education ministry has admitted that representatives from a dozen government school PTAs raised a catalogue of concerns about problems in the education system with the minister and government officials at a recent forum. In what was described as “an informative and sometimes heated dis [...]

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Watson embroiled in CONCACAF civil case

Watson embroiled in CONCACAF civil case

| 08/02/2016 | 34 Comments
(CNS): As Canover Watson began serving a seven-year sentence for corruption Friday, another public scandal he is involved in can now be revealed following the lifting of reporting restrictions on a civil lawsuit filed in the US. In the civil action by CONCACAF against travel firm, Cartan Tours, W [...]

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Missing witnesses at centre of CarePay case

Missing witnesses at centre of CarePay case

| 08/02/2016 | 33 Comments
(CNS): When Justice Michael Mettyear handed Canover Watson, the former chair of the Health Services Authority, a seven-year jail term on Friday, he described the evidence against him of corruption in the CarePay case as “overwhelming”. But the case against Watson was based heavily on the incrim [...]

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‘You tell em, Ms Tara!’

‘You tell em, Ms Tara!’

| 08/02/2016 | 32 Comments
101 writes: So there we have it. Tara Rivers, the minister with responsibility for labour and education, has proven that not only does she have the thinnest skin in politics but that her electioneering clock is about 12 months ahead of everyone else’s. After an apparent attempt at putting the pa [...]

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