Archive for September 27th, 2016

Pregnant woman infected by Zika in GT

Pregnant woman infected by Zika in GT

| 27/09/2016 | 33 Comments

(CNS): A pregnant woman who lives in the Swamp area of George Town has been infected with the Zika virus, public health officials said. The first confirmed case of a pregnant woman contracting the mosquito-transmitted virus was revealed at a public information meeting in the capital Tuesday evening, when Acting Medical Officer of Health Dr Samuel […]

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Students accuse teacher of ‘uncomfortable’ touching

Students accuse teacher of ‘uncomfortable’ touching

| 27/09/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Three girls attending John Gray High School were quick to make a report last year about a teacher who, they claimed, touched them all inappropriately during class, on different occasions, over a period of one week. The man, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been charged with three counts of indecent assault. […]

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Financial cops round up suspect ATM scammer

Financial cops round up suspect ATM scammer

| 27/09/2016 | 23 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: Police from the Financial Crimes Unit have arrested a Bulgarian man that they believe was trying to scam local bank ATMs this weekend (24 and 25 September). The RCIPS said that the FCU had received reports of suspicious activity where attempts were made to withdraw cash from machines using fraudulent ‘cloned’ gift cards at […]

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ESO begins next labour force count

ESO begins next labour force count

| 27/09/2016 | 7 Comments

(CNS): Interviewers from the Economics and Statistics Office (ESO) will be hitting the streets again over the next few weeks as it begins the next Labour Force Survey (LFS) on Sunday, 2 October. The ESO team will visit 1,401 randomly selected sample households in all three islands to ask the public questions about their employment […]

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