Archive for February 24th, 2020

Boy stabbed in fight at Camana Bay

Boy stabbed in fight at Camana Bay

| 24/02/2020

(CNS): A juvenile male received a stab wound to the leg during a fight with other boys in Camana Bay Saturday night. The RCIPS said that two other juvenile males were arrested in connection to the incident and have since been bailed pending further investigation. Police said that just after 8pm on 22 February, they […]

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Cops still investigating barroom assault

Cops still investigating barroom assault

| 24/02/2020 | 71 Comments

(CNS): While the RCIPS has still not named McKeeva Bush, the speaker of the Legislative Assembly, as the suspect, they confirmed Monday evening that they are still investigating the assault on Friday 21 February at the Coral Beach and are appealing for witnesses. The police said that everyone involved was present between 8:30pm that night […]

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Speaker apologises but rejects culpability

Speaker apologises but rejects culpability

| 24/02/2020 | 247 Comments

(CNS): Speaker of the House McKeeva Bush has issued a full statement regarding Friday’s incident and issued an apology to the victim of the assault as well as the rest of the management team of the bar. Bush has said that he passed out and fell and was disorientated when he came to, and lashed […]

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Public pressure mounts for Bush’s resignation

Public pressure mounts for Bush’s resignation

| 24/02/2020 | 199 Comments

(CNS): Not one member of government or the Legislative Assembly has issued any statement about the very public assault, in which the speaker of the House is accused of striking a bar manager on Friday night, but the community is not remaining silent. Among growing calls for McKeeva Bus’s resignation across social media, a campaign […]

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Dart container ban in works

Dart container ban in works

| 24/02/2020 | 89 Comments

(CNS): A committee set up by government to consider banning single-use plastics is advising that check-out shopping bags, plastic straws, stirrers and cotton swabs, as well as polystyrene take-out containers should all be banned here at the start of 2021. While a growing number of retailers have already switched to more eco-friendly alternatives, much of […]

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