Archive for October 17th, 2017

Budget to be delivered in 10 days

Budget to be delivered in 10 days

| 17/10/2017 | 27 Comments
(CNS): The Government of National Unity will be delivering its first budget and strategic policy statement on 27 October, officials have confirmed. Finance Minister Roy McTaggart is expected to present a spending plan to cover the next two years, and Premier Alden McLaughlin will be setting out the [...]

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Father and son deny animal cruelty charges

Father and son deny animal cruelty charges

| 17/10/2017
(CNS): Andrei James Challenger (18) and his father James Rolin Challenger (63) both denied a list of animal cruelty charges Tuesday. When the father and son appeared in Summary Court, they both pleaded not guilty to causing unnecessary suffering, failing to exercise proper care and supervision of a [...]

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Local men charged following police assault

Local men charged following police assault

| 17/10/2017
(CNS): Two local men have been charged in connection with the assault of a senior police officer at the weekend. Seth Watler (25) was charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent and Jason Wood (23) with threatening to cause serious harm and obstructing a police officer in the lawful execu [...]

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Anglin’s life tariff case adjourned

Anglin’s life tariff case adjourned

| 17/10/2017 | 61 Comments
(CNS): A scheduled conditional release hearing for Devon Jermaine Anglin (31), who is serving a life-sentence for the murder of Carlos Webster at a West Bay Road nightclub in 2009, was adjourned Tuesday to allow the crown to seek relevant reports to put before the court for consideration. Legislatio [...]

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Weather takes out weather radio service

Weather takes out weather radio service

| 17/10/2017 | 17 Comments
(CNS): Following a lightning strike which happened almost three weeks ago, the National Weather Service revealed today, 17 October, that its public radio programming on channel 107.9 is off air for repairs, which are expected to take at least a month, officials say.  The radio tower was reportedly [...]

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Harris denies talks to join PPM ranks

Harris denies talks to join PPM ranks

| 17/10/2017 | 41 Comments
(CNS): Former talk-show host Austin Harris, the MLA for Prospect, has denied speculation that he is in discussions to join the Progressives. Currently sitting on the backbench of the Government of National Unity and serving as a councillor in the premier’s ministry, Harris is also preparing to [...]

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