Archive for February 24th, 2016

Chance to address CPA conflicts ignored

Chance to address CPA conflicts ignored

| 24/02/2016 | 17 Comments
(CNS): Ministry officials were clearly warned by the Office of the Auditor General about conflicts presented by the makeup of the Central Planning Authority, including the board’s chair, but did nothing to heed advice, the Public Accounts Committee heard Wednesday. Senior auditor Martin Ruben reve [...]

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Man walks free after disputed drug case settled

Man walks free after disputed drug case settled

| 24/02/2016 | 9 Comments
(CNS) A long standing disputed case in which police had used an unlawful warrant in a drug bust was settled Tuesday with an eight month time-served sentence, despite the significant quantity of drugs seized. Charged in 2013 with a number of offences, Andre Woodman admitted possession of ganja and co [...]

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DG: CS will hold line on rogue ministers

DG: CS will hold line on rogue ministers

| 24/02/2016 | 32 Comments
(CNS): Deputy Governor Franz Manderson has made it clear that senior civil servants will be supported when they “hold the line” against ministers and politicians that are trying to get things done by circumventing the rules. Outlining the changes happening in the public sector as a result of rec [...]

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Bryan guilty of assault but no conviction recorded

Bryan guilty of assault but no conviction recorded

| 24/02/2016 | 45 Comments
(CNS): The former political assistant to the premier, Kenneth Bryan, has been found guilty of assaulting police and disorderly conduct but the magistrate has recorded no conviction. The 35-year-old George Town man, who still has political ambitions, was essentially convicted of being rude to police [...]

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GT man facing child porn charges

GT man facing child porn charges

| 24/02/2016
(CNS): Police said a 38-year-old man, who was arrested in October last year, was charged yesterday with a number of offices relating to child pornagraphy following a lengthy investigation coordinated among various departments within the RCIPS.  The man from George Town is set to appear in court on [...]

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