Archive for December 17th, 2021

Woman jailed over drivers’ licensing fraud

Woman jailed over drivers’ licensing fraud

| 17/12/2021 | 62 Comments

(CNS): A former civil servant who worked at the Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing (DVDL) was jailed on Friday for nine months and two weeks, following her conviction earlier this year for corruption offences relating to dozens of licences she gave out to drivers who had not passed a driving test.

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Social assistance application goes digital

Social assistance application goes digital

| 17/12/2021 | 14 Comments

(CNS): A new online form has been launched for clients of the Needs Assessment Unit to apply for financial assistance as part of government’s overhaul of the country’s welfare system. The new website and online application process is expected to reduce the number of times people need to visit the NAU office in George Town, […]

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Man injured during armed robbery at Archie’s Bar

Man injured during armed robbery at Archie’s Bar

| 17/12/2021 | 7 Comments

(CNS): Two men were reportedly robbed at Archie’s Bar on Shedden Road by two armed, masked men at around 7:10pm Tuesday. Both the muggers and victims had left the scene by the time the police arrived but one of the men turned up at the hospital with injuries to his upper body that he received […]

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Traveller brings COVID-19 back to Sister Islands

Traveller brings COVID-19 back to Sister Islands

| 17/12/2021 | 29 Comments

(CNS): After a week long break from anyone testing positive for COVID-19 on the Sister Islands, Public Health officials at Faith Hospital have reported a positive case in a traveller. It is not clear if this is one of the ten pending cases of the Omicron variant reported by Medical Officer of Health Dr Samuel […]

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