CEPEP worker shot dead in Petit Valley

Police are probing a murder which occurred this morning in Petit Valley.

The incident occurred shortly after 10 am at Ravine Road, when an armed man opened fire on a group of people.

Reports suggest the person killed is a male CEPEP employee.

We'll have further updates when more information comes to hand.

Photo by Abraham Diaz.


Cro Cro releases song about viral video

Four-time Calypso Monarch, Cro Cro has made good on his promise to a release a song about an incident where he was recorded reportedly using obscene language towards a driver.
Two weeks ago, a video emerged of the veteran calypsonian, real name Weston Rawlins, arguing with another motorist. It was claimed that he was caught using his cell phone while driving. CEPEP, where Rawlins works as a Regional Coordinator suspended him and revoked the use of their company van, pending the outcome of an investigation.

CEPEP commences probe against Cro Cro

An in­ves­ti­ga­tion in­to the con­duct of CEPEP re­gion­al co­or­di­na­tor We­st­on “Cro Cro” Rawl­ins is ex­pect­ed to be com­plet­ed this week and a de­ci­sion by man­age­ment will be for­ward­ed to the board of di­rec­tors for de­lib­er­a­tion.

In a me­dia con­fer­ence at CEPEP’s head of­fice in Ste Madeleine on Tues­day, chair­man Ash­ton Ford said that Rawl­ins re­mains on sus­pen­sion but con­tin­ues to col­lect his $10,000 month­ly salary.

Cepep suspends Cro Cro after offensive video

Ca­lyp­son­ian We­st­on Rawl­ins, bet­ter known as Cro Cro, has been sus­pend­ed from the State-run Com­mu­ni­ty-Based En­vi­ron­men­tal Pro­tec­tion and En­hance­ment Pro­gramme (Cepep) af­ter an ob­scene out­burst while dri­ving a com­pa­ny ve­hi­cle.

Rawl­ins served as the Cepep South­ern Re­gion­al Co­or­di­na­tor and was sus­pend­ed with im­me­di­ate ef­fect ear­li­er to­day af­ter a video was shared on so­cial me­dia of Rawl­ins dri­ving a Cepep pick-up and curs­ing an­oth­er dri­ver.

Minister applauds CEPEP for prompt response

Minister of Rural Development and Local Government Haji Kazim Hosein has applauded the efforts of the Community Based Environmental Protection and Enhancement and Enhancement Programme (CEPEP), for their prompt response to citizens who have been severely affected following the adverse weather conditions and subsequent flooding.