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Early morning St Peter accident claims one life

Early morning St Peter accident claims one life

A 78-year-man was killed in an accident which occurred in St Peter early this morning. The accident, involving two motor cars, occurred around 5:35 at the Pleasant Hall Junction on the Charles Duncan O’neal Highway. Two other persons were injured and were taken by ambulance to the QEH. More details as they come to hand.

Two plead guilty to traffic offences

Two plead guilty to traffic offences

Two unemployed men, who pleaded guilty to traffic offences, must perform several hours of community service. Dwayne Ricardo Niles, of Fairfield Main Road, St Michael, admitted to riding a bicycle, which was not equipped with a bell, brakes or lights, along Black Rock on October 26. The 33-year-old porter told Magistrate Graveney Bannister he was […]

Hat thief caught wearing stolen merchandise

Hat thief caught wearing stolen merchandise

A 52-year-old handyman has been handed a 12-month suspended sentence. Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant issued the ruling after Anthony Burnett, of Lower Bay Street, St Michael, admitted to stealing three hats worth $120, two t-shirts worth $80 and a beach towel worth $20 belonging to SBP Creative Incorporated trading at Copacabana Beach Club. Burnett, who is […]

ZR driver begs for a break

ZR driver begs for a break

ZR driver Richard Lavine must pay an $800 fine within the next two weeks or he will have to spend 80 days in jail. Lavine, of Bristol Road, Cave Hill, St Michael, pleaded guilty before Magistrate Graveney Bannister to failing to comply with a stop sign; allowing more than one person to sit at his […]

Father gets bail

Father gets bail

Dylan Nigel Marius walked out of the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court today on $50, 000 bail after appearing on a charge of unlawfully killing his four-month-old son. The baby, Dellon Marius, was found dead at home on April 3, 2017. It is alleged that the child was left at home unattended and died as a […]

More than a GG

More than a GG

The late Sir Clifford Husbands was today remembered not only as the former Governor General of Barbados, but also as a loving and devoted family man, who also loved the land. Delivering the eulogy at his near two-hour, solemn state funeral service which ended just before noon today at the St Lucy Parish Church, Queen’s […]

Apologize Mia!

Apologize Mia!

A local historian says the Mia Mottley-led Opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) should apologize to Barbadians for attempting to block this country’s path to independence close to 51 years ago. In a stinging indictment, Trevor Marshall claimed that the BLP, under the leadership of its founding father Sir Grantley Adams had vehemently opposed, almost to […]

Authorities looking to use drones to help catch crop thieves

Authorities looking to use drones to help catch crop thieves

With praedial larceny said to be wrecking havoc on the farming community, local agricultural officials have resorted to unorthodox means in a desperate bid to catch thieves red handed. This morning officials of Viral Media Inc. unveiled a pilot project on behalf of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Water Resource Management that will […]

Insurance hike

Insurance hike

Barbadians will soon be paying more for insurance coverage. President of the General Insurance Association of Barbados (GIAB) Michael Holder revealed this evening that the hike would affect all classes of insurance premiums. And while the rates are yet been finalized, he said property and motor premiums could increase by between ten and 25 per […]