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St. Andrews Anglican Primary vows to take action

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Man Arrested at the Grenville Vendors Mall

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Unions Say $600 is Not Enough

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No bail for St. John resident captured in St Mark

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Grenada’s First Sports Photographer at  the IAAF World Athletic Championships 2017

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Police On Leads To  Solve George’s Murder

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Calypsonian Tangler Passes On

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Items filtered by date: July 2017

Beggs get 2 years for DEFRAUDING OVER $163,000 FROM NIS

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A thirty-two-year-old man of Byelands St. Andrew who resided at Paraclete, St. Andrew will spend the next two years and one month at Her Majesty’s Prison. 

The sentence was handed down to Raymond Beggs at the No. 2 High court on the Carenage St. George on Monday.

In 2015 Beggs was arrested by members of the Financial Intelligence Unit and pleaded guilty to one count of defrauding the National Insurance Scheme, he having used other people’s accounts to fraudulently make claims amounting to approximately $163,207.85.

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Claudette Joseph will represent NDC in Town

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Frequent and resounding congratulations, words of praise and encouragement accompanied the endorsement of attorney-at-law, Claudette Joseph, as the National Democratic Congress’ caretaker for the Constituency of the Town of St. George in the next general elections.

The formal endorsement took place at the auditorium of the St. Joseph’s Convent, St. George’s and the packed hall accommodated representative support from practically all of the fifteen constituencies across the country. 

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Albert Alexis to Be Sentenced In August

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Albert Alexis will take a little longer to know his fate as his sentencing has again been postponed, this time to August 28. 

Alexis’ attorney, Anslem  Clouden on Monday sought to explain that his client’s case had to be adjourned because of a very inaccurate social inquiry report. 

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YOUNG FOOTBALLERS LIVING THEIR DREAMS

Scores of young footballers focused some of their vacation energies on improving their football skills, as they seek to draw closer towards scoring the goal of their professional dream.

The Uprising Youth football organization under the guidance of Shane “Man” Thomas and the Grenada Wellbeing and Sports Foundation, led by Trevor McIntosh, are just completing a three-week program at the Hillsborough Recreation Grounds.  

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Grenlec Supports Spicemas 2017

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Amidst the preparations for our nation’s biggest cultural festival, the Grenada Electricity Services Grenlec has again provided support to the Spicemas Corporation for Spicemas 2017. 

Through its Grenlec Community Partnership Initiative (GCPI), the Company has contributed annually to carnival over the years and now supports Traditional Mas exclusively.

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Grenada Claims A Boxing Medal At Youth Commonwealth Games

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After an absence, of some two decades, Grenada, made history by capturing a bronze medal through light-welterweight boxer Rufus Vesprey of Carriacou, at the recently concluded, Youth Commonwealth Games in The Bahamas.

Vesprey began his gold medal quest by defeating Rodriguez Frederick of Dominica to advance to the next round. The referee was forced to stop the contest early in the second round after Frederick got three standing 8 counts.

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Positive Response From Grenadines Boatmen

If some residents of Carriacou could only embrace the annual Carriacou Regatta as the people from St Vincent then the festival would have been much further advanced.

A broad smile decorated the face of Chairman of the Carriacou Regatta Committee Carl Benjamin when he returned home following meetings with boatmen of Bequia and Canouan over the course of last week Friday and Saturday.

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Exposing The Workings Of The Force

It was a day of knowledge sharing and exhibition for scores of citizens, as members of the various departments within the Royal Grenada Police Force were on hand, to explain the operations of the different departments in the force.

The exercise, which was staged on the compound of the police station formed part of the Police Week of activities.  

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CCEF Looking To Raise Record Funds

Organizers of the annual Tyrell Bay Yacht Regatta, Carriacou Children Education Fund (CCEF) are confident that they could raise a record amount of money at this year’s exercise on Thursday August 3.

Last year the team raised $11,568. 87, which was once again donated towards helping needy students throughout the sister isles.  The figure brought the amounted raised since John and Melody Pompee founded the program in 2000, to over US$ 150,000.00.

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