Archive for November 1st, 2019

Drivers fueling traffic trouble, say police

Drivers fueling traffic trouble, say police

| 01/11/2019 | 85 Comments

(CNS): Police who have been conducting traffic diversions during the morning and evening commute to and from the Eastern Districts said they have spotted a significant amount of poor and unsafe driving, which is fuelling traffic congestion. Police issued 330 speeding tickets in October and have caught drivers failing to pay attention to the road, […]

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Questions about the cruise port need answers

Questions about the cruise port need answers

| 01/11/2019 | 48 Comments

Anna Peccarino writes: So last night I couldn’t sleep and did a Google search for pros and cons of cruiseships. I tried my best to keep as much of an open mind as possible because I didn’t want anyone to accuse me of not doing my homework and opposing the port without good reason.

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HSA staff deny false overtime claims

HSA staff deny false overtime claims

| 01/11/2019

(CNS): Two employees of the Health Services Authority have denied allegations that they made false overtime claims to the hospital and were paid for work they never did. Nick Romano Smith and Dominic Fernando Dacres both pleaded not guilty to various criminal and anti-corruption charges relating to the overtime accusations, when they appeared in Grand […]

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Gimistory back for 20th anniversary

Gimistory back for 20th anniversary

| 01/11/2019

(CNS): The much loved local storytelling festival, which was missed by many when it was cancelled last year, is back this month to celebrate its 20th anniversary. Gimistory will return to local beaches and other outdoor venues at the end of this month, when talented local and international storytellers will entertain audiences under the stars […]

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Corruption case wraps up with 3 more convictions

Corruption case wraps up with 3 more convictions

| 01/11/2019 | 25 Comments

(CNS): Three women, one of them a former immigration officer, were all convicted of corruption related offenses Thursday, wrapping up a long-running case into bribery at the immigration department relating to English language testing. After three Grand Court trials, nine of the twelve charged in the bribery conspiracy have been convicted, including several former immigration […]

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