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Negotiate or Repurchase Grenlec gives government an ultimatum

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. President of WRB Enterprises and Chairman and Managing ...

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St. Lucian on Money Laundering Charges returns to court today

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 ...

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

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 ...

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Boca resident charged with Non-Capital Murder

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.  Baptiste ...

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Women Charged in 2016 Viral Toddler Video to be sentenced today

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 ...

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Two Food Fair Staffers Charged With Stealing From The Company

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 ...

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Paradise man sent back to jail for stealing sour sops

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 ...

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Grenada now has its first Hyperbaric Chamber

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, ...

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Vincentian National on Money Laundering Charge denied bail

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 ...

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

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 ...

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