Archive for January 16th, 2020

Over 180 parrots registered in DoE amnesty

Over 180 parrots registered in DoE amnesty

| 16/01/2020 | 29 Comments

(CNS): More than 180 parrots were registered during the Department of Environment ongoing amnesty but DoE officials believe there are many more in people’s homes. The department is urging people who have any in captivity to come clean and register them so they will be allowed to keep their pet parrots in future. The amnesty, […]

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Court project delayed by  redtape

Court project delayed by redtape

| 16/01/2020 | 31 Comments

(CNS): Chief Justice Anthony Smellie has said that red-tape is holding up the redevelopment of the Scotia Building, acquired by the government more than a year ago to provide much needed new court rooms. Speaking at the annual official opening of the Grand Court, on Wednesday, he told the legal fraternity gathered for the event […]

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Jury faces 100s of dox as gold smuggling case resumes

Jury faces 100s of dox as gold smuggling case resumes

| 16/01/2020

(CNS): The trial of five men who are accused of being involved in an illegal gold smuggling venture resumed this week, after a near month-long break, with the presentation of mountains of documents. The first witness to take the stand as the crown re-opened the case was a police intelligence officer who specialises in electronic […]

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UK architects say they won $40M JGHS contract

UK architects say they won $40M JGHS contract

| 16/01/2020 | 92 Comments

(CNS): A UK-based architecture firm has announced that it has been awarded the contract to design the new John Gray High School facility, though government has not yet revealed the full details of what was understood to be a competitive bid on the international market. It was opened in February, according to the government’s procurement […]

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