Archive for July 15th, 2016

BT political hopeful assaulted after alleged indecent act

BT political hopeful assaulted after alleged indecent act

| 15/07/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A prominent member of the Bodden Town community was assaulted Thursday (14 July), police have confirmed, but CNS has learned that the act of violence was motivated by allegations that he had committed an indecent act with a minor that had been recorded on a mobile phone. The local 54-year-old man, who is understood […]

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Bryan out of the gate 10 months ahead of poll

Bryan out of the gate 10 months ahead of poll

| 15/07/2016 | 61 Comments

(CNS): Former TV reporter and one-time political assistant to the premier, Kenneth Bryan, has formally launched his campaign to become the MLA for George Town central, ten months ahead of the national poll due in May 2017. Having resigned from the PPM, the local political hopeful is running as an independent. He is the first […]

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75,000 GM mosquitoes destroyed

75,000 GM mosquitoes destroyed

| 15/07/2016 | 143 Comments

(CNS): A batch of genetically engineered mosquitoes reared specifically for release yesterday have been destroyed. A last minute application to the court by a group of local activists managed to put a temporary stop on the planned release of the GM Aedes aegypti bio-engineered by the UK-based company, Oxitec, in partnership with the Mosquito Research and […]

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