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Items filtered by date: May 2016

Police Constable Accused of Stabbing Man in The Neck

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It has been almost four weeks since an incident in St. Mark resulted in a young man receiving a stab wound to his neck that almost cost him his life. He is still waiting on action to be taken against the perpetrator after making several reports to the police. 

 Twenty-four year Carlson McMeo told the Grenada Informer that the incident took place on May 1st, 2016 when he attended an event in Victoria St. Mark’s. While there he and another gentleman got involved in an altercation, whereupon the man broke a bottle and stabbed him in the neck. 

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MBIA Security Supervisor JAILED - FOUR YEARS

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A former security supervisor at the Maurice Bishop International Airport has been sentenced to four years in prison, after pleading to guilty to drug related charges, accepting ownership for 5.2 kilos of cocaine found during a police raid at his work place earlier this year.   

  Chief Magistrate Tamara Gill handed down the sentence last Friday, moments after defense counsel Peter David made a lengthy plea of mitigation seeking leniency for his client Donnett Hillaire, a resident of Happy Hill in St. George’s who was jointly charged with one Jaran Mitchell of Marian in St George’s on charges of Possession and Conspiracy to Traffic the illegal substance cocaine.

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Grenlec will do what it has to

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Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and General Manager of Grenlec   has reaffirmed that the decision to challenge the Government for changes to the 1994 Share Purchase Agreement was not politically motivated.

 Addressing members of the media on Monday during a press conference held at the Grenada National Stadium General, Manager Colin Cover said Grenlec is neither supporting any political party nor is it against any political party. The issue he noted surrounds breeches to a share purchase agreement and therefore it must not be misconstrued to mean support for any organization. 

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FITTING FAREWELL To Bishop Vincent Darius

The tears flowed with the island halting to endure the pain of losing a blessed soul as the body of the late Bishop, Vincent Darius was taken to Carriacou for viewing, praise and service before being taken back to the mainland for his final rest.

At the sight of the Osprey Shuttle heading into Hillsborough harbor on Thursday it was clear that the waters bore a colour of sadness.  On arrival it was greeted by singing of hymns from members of the Roman Catholic faith, school children and members of the wider religious community of Carriacou and Petite Martinique.  A solemn procession to the St Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church led by the members of the late Bishop’s family, police motorcycle outriders Vicar General Clifton Harris, Frs. Carl and Evaristus and Deacons, Anthony Joseph and Gordon Daniel conveyed the body to the St Patrick’s church in Hillsborough.  

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TUNA BOATS ROBBED WHILE OUT AT SEA

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Acute fear and concerns have rocked the men who are involved in the lucrative tuna fishing trade.

Reports are that at least four boats have been attacked and robbed while on their usual fishing expeditions.   According to sources the incidents took the men by surprise and they were extremely fearful for their lives.

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Another Motorcyclist Perishes in Road Fatality

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A fifty-year-old man from the village of Mt Hartman in St. George’s died on Monday in yet another road fatality involving a motorcycle.

 According to information reaching the Grenada Informer fifty-year-old Graham Donald died shortly after colliding head on with a silver SUV traveling in the opposite direction that he was, along the Calivigny Public Road, close to the Fort Jeudy entrance, just after 4pm on Monday afternoon. 

According to reports, Graham suffered multiple injuries.

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Another Zika Case-Ministry Ever More Vigilant

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Minister for Health Honorable Nickolas Steele has announced another confirmed case of Zika in Grenada.

Speaking at Wednesday’s weekly post-cabinet media briefing, the Minister said the second case is a 50-year-old woman involved in the agricultural sector.

He said based on information he has received from the surveillance team, the second victim lived within 1000 yards of the first one.  

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The Sixth Annual Strong Man Competition

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It was considered the clash of the giants as the town of Grenville recently witnessed the sixth annual strong man competition, held at the Grenville Car Park. 

 The event was organized by Geo Max Gym; a fitness club in Grenville manages by Genge Gordon. Two of the club’s objectives are to support sports, and encourage citizens to stay fit.  

Last year’s event was held at the Victoria Park in Grenville and was well patronized. 

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GRENADA NETBALLERS WIN EUROPE CHALLENGE CUP 2016

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Grenada has won the challenge cup of the 2016 Netball Europe tournament. Team Grenada recorded their fifth consecutive victory over the USA on Saturday evening with a 73-29 score. The Spice Ladies defeated Switzerland earlier on Saturday 74-24 after defeating Israel 87-19, Gibraltar 82-38 and defending champion Republic of Ireland 59-53. Grenada is the only Caribbean team participating in this year’s tournament, which also features England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales in the championship section.

 

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