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Items filtered by date: October 2016

Security Guard Charged with Money Laundering

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One security officer from the Parish of St. Patrick, attached to one of Grenada’s leading security companies, is now on fifty thousand dollars’ bail, after appearing before Chief Magistrate Tamera Gill on charges of stealing and money laundering on Monday 

The Mt. Rose resident who goes by the name of Troy Charles, has been slapped with two counts of money laundering and two counts of stealing, all indictable charges.

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FIRE SCARE DOWNTOWN

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On Wednesday morning as dozens of regular Foodland shoppers at the down town supermarket gathered to make their regular purchases, they found out that things were not as usual.

 The fire alarm had gone off very early and two uninformed security officers barred shoppers from entering the supermarket.  A notice declared that because of unforeseen circumstances, the supermarket was closed temporarily and apologized for any inconvenience.

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One man in police custody following house fire in Happy Hill

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One man is presently in police custody assisting the lawmen in their investigation, into Thursday evening’s fire, that gutted a wooden house in the village of Happy Hill in St. George’s.

 According to information reaching the Grenada Informer, the firemen were alerted to the blaze by neighbors who spotted the fire in the base of the small wooden building, however before the fire fighters arrived on the scene the house was already burnt to the ground.

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HELP FOR HAITI

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On Thursday 20th October 2016 GARP (Grenada Association of Retired Persons) in association with Geo. F. Huggins shipped out a 20-foot container with disaster relief supplies to the people of Haiti.

The recipient of the container is Ms Mandy Thody of The Good Samaritan Foundation of Haiti.

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REFORM DATE CHANGE - Shatters Returning Nationals Participation

A Carriacouian residing in New York says he is not surprised that the date for the constitutional reform referendum has been pushed back, adding however, that it would surely affect the scores of people who have already booked their tickets to be here for the first announced date of October 27.

Henry Bristol who resides in the USA but comes home very frequently, says that the originally planned October 27 referendum was seen as appropriate to the scores of Carriacouians and Petite Martiniquians who had planned to grasp the opportunity to vote on the bills, while visiting for the November 1st and 2nd All Saints season.  

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Grenlec Contributes $160k for Pavilion and Bleachers at LaBorie

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Construction has started on a new pavilion at the LaBorie Community Playing Field. Grenlec, under its Community Partnership Initiative, is contributing over one hundred and sixty thousand dollars to the project, which is scheduled to be completed in February 2017. 

The media and Grenlec team members joined Nigel Noel, Civil Engineer at the Ministry of Works, for a visit to the project site on Tuesday, 18 October.

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Republic Bank Staff Donate To Pediatric Ward at General Hospital

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Republic Bank’s Staff continues to shine, beyond the banking halls.  The management and staff of the St. George’s branch for two consecutive weekends gave up their personal time, in a continued spirit of volunteerism to refurbish the Pediatric Ward at the St. George’s General Hospital.  Approximately 40 staff members and their families spent time painting, repairing shelves, furniture and cots, in an effort to give the ward a new look.

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Windward Fishermen Shocked At Neglect

Fishermen from the fishing community of Windward are breathing fire and brimstone, as they continue to look at their catch spoil, due to the absence of ice at the Windward Fish Centre.

On Sunday, Cyril Compton and Jerry Felix along with other fishermen said that the problem has been plaguing them for about a month now.  They pointed out; they were told that the Main Planet in Hillsborough, which supplies ice to the Windward Fish Centre, had broken down.

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NDC Draws Good Turnout To Reform Forum

As the call for more consultation and educational forums on the full nature of the seven bills for constitutional reform becomes louder, the National Democratic Congress has been drawing decent crowds of people who have concerns on the crafting of the bills for the upcoming November 24th referendum.

Last Wednesday night the Carriacou and Petite Martinique branch of the NDC led by Caretaker, Tevin Andrew, delivered another in the series of forums to get residents of the sister isles to be in a more informed position when the time comes.

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CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE VICTIM Former Teacher Gives Strength To Others

A former secondary school teacher has taken to the public to share the message of the dangers and sometimes lasting mental and physical scars sexual abuse can have on children, she herself being a former victim of the crime.

Amber Lendore Jules took to the streets of Hillsborough on Friday morning, to send her message to those who are involved in this “despicable and devastating practice” to stop it now and for those who are victims of such disgusting actions, to come out and speak up as she is doing.  

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