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Beach upgrade still hurting bed and breakfast

Beach upgrade still hurting bed and breakfast

More than a week after being given the assurance that their worries were over, the proprietors of Villa Ilfracombe Apartments in Maxwell, Christ Church are hopping mad once again over a project to upgrade the adjoining beach. A furious Supervisor Greg Jackman told Barbados TODAY he was forced to quell a near riot this morning […]

Court reserves judgment in case against Chief Justice

Court reserves judgment in case against Chief Justice

The Court of Appeal today reserved judgment in a case against the island’s top judge, filed by Queen’s Counsel Vernon Smith. Smith, through his attorney Hal Gollop, QC, is asking the three member panel to overturn a lower court ruling that Smith did not have a case when he sought summary judgment against Chief Justice […]

It’s up to Estwick, BWA management says

It’s up to Estwick, BWA management says

Management of the state-run Barbados Water Authority (BWA) is seeking to clarify its position in light of strike action this week by workers at the island’s lone water provider in support of their colleagues at the Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). At issue is the matter of increments, with the Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU), which represents […]

CBC to pay

CBC to pay

After close to ten hours of deliberation, the management of the state-owned Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) has backed down from its position on the disputed payment of four increments, which led to a seven-day strike of workers. In a statement released immediately after today’s marathon talks, chaired by Senator Harry Husbands at the state broadcaster’s […]

Judgment stands

Judgment stands

Six years after being sentenced to six concurrent life terms for killing six young women in the Campus Trendz fire on Tudor Street, The City, Renaldo Anderson Alleyne’s challenge against his sentence was this morning dismissed by the Court of Appeal. In delivering the judgment on behalf of a three-member panel of appellate judges, president […]

Peace conference slated for Friday

Peace conference slated for Friday

Barbadians from all walks of life are being invited to take part in an open discussion here on Friday hosted by the Caribbean Chapter of the International Network in Defense of Humanity and the Caribbean Movement of Peace and Integration (CMPI). The conference, which is being held under the theme Resisting Nuclear and Environmental Disaster, […]

Fewer women carrying out breast checks

Fewer women carrying out breast checks

An official of the Barbados Breast Screening Programme says there has been a decline in the number of women seeking to have mammograms done in the last year and she is blaming the economic climate. “In previous years, we have had more persons coming in for mammograms at the clinic. We would see between 25 […]

Make the call

Make the call

An Opposition Member of Parliament wants a hotline created for Barbadians to report neighbours who erect illegal structures and are caught dumping illegally. Speaking in the House of Assembly on Tuesday during debate on a land resolution, Member of Parliament for St Thomas Cynthia Forde decried the garbage disposal habits of Barbadians, insisting they were […]

Cane Vale family living in fear

Cane Vale family living in fear

Relatives of a 19-year-old Christ Church man who was shot just outside his home at Cane Vale Crescent #4 last night say they are desperate for answers. Police are reporting that Renaldo Rolando Sealy was liming in the area with other men when a motorcar approached, and one of the occupants opened fire on the […]