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No more mudslinging, Pilgrim tells Dems

No more mudslinging, Pilgrim tells Dems

The Democratic Labour Party (DLP) is appealing to members to refrain from character assassination in the campaign for the next general election constitutionally due by the middle of next year. General Secretary George Pilgrim spoke yesterday of his concern over a “regrettable” trend gaining traction in the country, of people attacking the messenger instead of […]

Keep it clean!

Keep it clean!

With general elections constitutionally due here by the middle of next year, outgoing Catholic Bishop Jason Gordon today called for a clean and peaceful campaign void of corruption and mudslinging. Gordon made the call in the wake of a recent warning issued by a stalwart of the ruling Democratic Labour Party (DLP) that the upcoming […]

Gibson granted bail

Gibson granted bail

A Barbados Water Authority (BWA) employee was today granted bail after being charged with unlawful possession of cannabis and unlawful possession of an apparatus. Around 7:20 this morning, members of the Suppressing Criminal Activity Targeting Society Unit acting on information went to the Pine Commercial Estate near the BWA headquarters where they found Gibson and […]

Missing teenager

Missing teenager

Police are searching for a missing teenager. Fourteen-year-old Shamia Michaela Simpson was last seen by her mother Taneisha Simpson sometime around 11:30 p.m. on Thursday. Shamia is five feet, five inches tall and is dark in complexion. She has a tattoo with her initials “SS” on the left side of her body, brown eyes and […]

Blame them

Blame them

A caution from Shadow Minister of the Environment Wilfred Abrahams to Government about putting the country in more debt has drawn the wrath of Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs Senator Jepter Ince, who has accused the Opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) of unleashing “economic terrorism” on the country. The show […]

Catholic Bishop called back to Trinidad

Catholic Bishop called back to Trinidad

Catholic Bishop Jason Gordon is preparing to take up a higher position in his native Trinidad and Tobago. Gordon is to be installed as the 13th Archbishop of Port of Spain after his appointment by Pope Francis was officially published on the Holy See Press Office’s website earlier today. The 58-year-old religious leader replaces Archbishop […]

No favouritism in prison promotions – Nurse

No favouritism in prison promotions – Nurse

Superintendent of Prisons Lt Col John Nurse is denying charges of favouritism in the selection of officers for promotion. Some prison officers have demanded an investigation into what they said was exploitation of a new academic qualification programme at the University of the West “to promote certain persons of favour”.  At least one officer who […]

Videographer dies at sea

Videographer dies at sea

The regional media fraternity has reacted with shock to the tragic death of 45-year-old Grenadian videographer Rollin Williams, who drowned at Brandons Beach, St Michael sometime after 7 a.m. today. Lawmen say the Husbands Heights, St James resident had gone into the water to assist his wife Carol, who got into difficulty. However, after assisting […]

River Terminal deadline plan

River Terminal deadline plan

Minister of Transport Michael Lashley says there is a push to complete the new $3 million River Bus Terminal by January. Work on the multi-million-dollar complex on Nursery Drive, The City is almost a year-and-a-half behind schedule and the Minister’s comments come in response to demands from public service vehicle (PSV) owners and operators for […]