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Two Food Fair Staffers Charged With Stealing From The Company

Two Food Fair Staffers Charged With…

Two female employees of F...

Women Charged in 2016 Viral  Toddler Video to be sentenced today

Women Charged in 2016 Viral Toddle…

Two women from the villag...

Boca resident charged with Non-Capital Murder

Boca resident charged with Non-Capi…

A twenty-three-year-old B...

Two men remanded after $300,000 drug bust at sea

Two men remanded after $300,000 dru…

Two men from the village ...

St. Lucian on Money  Laundering Charges  returns to court today

St. Lucian on Money Laundering Cha…

A twenty-two year-old St ...

Negotiate or Repurchase Grenlec gives government an ultimatum

Negotiate or Repurchase Grenlec giv…

The government of Grenada...

Man walks free on sex charges, witness admits to lying under oath

Man walks free on sex charges, witn…

A forty-nine year-old man...

Vincentian National on Money Laundering Charge denied bail

Vincentian National on Money Launde…

One Vincentian national h...

Grenada now has its first Hyperbaric Chamber

Grenada now has its first Hyperbari…

In February, the long ant...

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Items filtered by date: March 2017

Two Food Fair Staffers Charged With Stealing From The Company

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Two female employees of Food Fair Supermarket, Grand Anse have been accused of finding it difficult to keep their hands out of the company’s coffers and made their first court appearance on Wednesday March 22.

The two Vanessa Mc Burnie and Ingrid Mitchell have been charged with the indictable offences of money laundering involving EC$71,700 and using same in proceed of criminal conduct. The crimes for which the two women have been charged are supposed to have been carried out between February 1 and March 18 2017.

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Women Charged in 2016 Viral Toddler Video to be sentenced today

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Two women from the village of St. Paul’s in St. George, slapped with a summary charge of causing harm to a toddler after a shared Facebook video went viral in June of 2016 are to be sentenced today Friday.

The two women – Keisha Passie and Josahan Miller, both accepted responsibility for their action by pleading guilty to an amended charge of causing harm to the toddler, before Chief Magistrate Tamara Gill at the St. Georges Magistrate Court on Monday. 

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Boca resident charged with Non-Capital Murder

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A twenty-three-year-old Boca resident arrested by police on Sunday following a deadly attack on another villager aged fifty-five, has been remanded to the Richmond Hill Prison on a charge of non-capital murder.

 The accused man Phillip Baptiste, was remanded on Tuesday as he made his first court appearance before Chief Magistrate Tamara Gill at the St Georges Magistrate Court. 

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Two men remanded after $300,000 drug bust at sea

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Two men from the village of Woburn in St George’s were remanded to the Richmond Hill Prison last Friday, following a three hundred thousand dollar bust out at seas in the Perseverance area of St Georges last Wednesday.

 The two Joenel Charles and Alden Samuel were both denied bail last Friday when they made their first court appearance before Chief Magistrate Tamara Gill, at the Number One Magistrate Court in St. George’s. 

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St. Lucian on Money Laundering Charges returns to court today

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A twenty-two year-old St Lucian national slapped with charges of fraud and money laundering is due to reappear at the St George’s Magistrate Court today (Friday)

 The former student of the St George’s University who presently resides at Grand Anse in St George’s, was arrested last Monday by police officers attached to the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), after a search on her home revealed a quantity of items believed to be the proceeds of criminal activities.

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Negotiate or Repurchase Grenlec gives government an ultimatum

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The government of Grenada has been issued a formal demand to re-purchase shares belonging to Grenada Private Power, GPP, majority shareholders in GRENLEC for the past 23 years.

The specially calculated repurchase price is EC$176.65 million dollars. Under the terms of the agreement government has 30 days to make the required repurchase.

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Man walks free on sex charges, witness admits to lying under oath

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A forty-nine year-old man from the village of Mt Moritz in St Georges last Wednesday walked away free and vindicated from the number two Supreme Court, after high court judge quashed a three counts indictment related to sexual offences.

The man (name withheld) was slapped with three counts Unlawful Carnal Knowledge in 2012, an accusation made by his then common-law wife that linked him to having sexual intercourse with the dependent child under the age of thirteen. 

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Vincentian National on Money Laundering Charge denied bail

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One Vincentian national held aboard a fishing vessel outside Point Salines area in the south of the island over the weekend, has been remanded to the Richmond Hill Prison on a charge of money laundering.

Phildson Spencer who claimed that he has been living in Grenada with his girlfriend since 2015 was denied bail by Chief Magistrate Tamara Gill on Monday, when he made his first court appearance at the St George’s Magistrate Court to answer a charge linking him to just over forty thousand Eastern Caribbean dollars confiscated onboard the vessel in which he was travelling.

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Grenada now has its first Hyperbaric Chamber

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In February, the long anticipated machine was installed, in a specially built unit at St. Augustine’s Medical Services. Resident Physician at SAMS, Dr. Lutz Amechi, welcomed Dr. Tyler Sexton, the Medical Director of Caribbean Hyperbaric Medicine, which specializes in Hyperbaric Medicine, who was on island to install the chamber. 

Dr. Sexton advised that alongside the installation of the hyperbaric chamber, an emergency dive protocol has also been established for Grenada, with Dr. Amechi as a certified hyperbaric physician. This will allow for the ‘Bends’ (decompression sickness), which can occur in scuba divers, to be treated within minutes in Grenada, as opposed to the hours previously required to airlift patients to neighbouring islands.

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Paradise man sent back to jail for stealing sour sops

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Shabba Richardson of Paradise St Andrew, a repeat offender with numerous convictions and therefore no stranger to the Richmond Hill Prison, was sentenced to a three month jail term last Monday for stealing sixteen pounds of sour soup, valued at forty dollars from the property of Edmond Lewis, of the same address

Richardson was charged under the praedial larceny act and pleaded guilty to the charge. He then begged the court not to send him to prison but instead charge him a fine, which he said his aunt would help him to pay.

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