Archive for January 19th, 2017

Five arrested in immigration corruption probe

Five arrested in immigration corruption probe

| 19/01/2017 | 51 Comments

(CNS): Five people have been arrested by investigators from the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), with the assistance of the RCIPS, on suspicion of bribing public officials, fraud on government and breach of trust. While the ACC and police gave no details about the case, the home affairs ministry confirmed soon after the ACC announced the arrests […]

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Premier: It’s great to be back

Premier: It’s great to be back

| 19/01/2017 | 10 Comments

(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin expressed his thanks and appreciation to doctors, medical staff and well-wishers and his delight at being back on the job after he returned to his desk at the Government Administration Building Wednesday. The country’s leader was admitted to hospital on 9 January with severe stomach pains, which turned out to be […]

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Judge deliberates over first ‘lifer’ tariff

Judge deliberates over first ‘lifer’ tariff

| 19/01/2017 | 20 Comments

(CNS): A local man serving a full life term following a conviction for murder in a case motivated by jealousy became the first serving ‘lifer’ to appear in Grand Court for a tariff hearing this week. Acting Justice Alex Henderson heard arguments regarding the case of Tareek Ricketts (25), who was found guilty of killing […]

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When will the airport runway project take off?

When will the airport runway project take off?

| 19/01/2017 | 1 Comment

A year or so ago our tourism minister revealed plans to begin extending the runway at Owen Roberts International Airport. I have not heard a peep since. Is this initiative alive or dead?

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