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Partially decomposed body found in St Philip

Partially decomposed body found in St Philip

Police are investigating the death of 66-year-old Fergusson Othneil Barton of Lucas Street, St Philip, whose partially decomposed body was found in the bathroom of his home, sometime around 6:30 a.m. on Monday. The discovery of his body was made by two of his brothers, who went in search of him after they were unable […]

Sheer hell!

Sheer hell!

The signs of despair and distress brought on by hunger and thirst are everywhere in the Dominican capital, Roseau, as the very basic instincts of a people still in a trance from the battering they took from Hurricane Maria a week ago, kick in. There is hardly any drinking water in the land of 365 […]

Morris slams absence of church leadership after the storms

Morris slams absence of church leadership after the storms

Controversial Anglican cleric Charles Morris is wondering where the leadership of his church is gone in the wake of two superstorms that have devastated several countries in the northern Caribbean. Morris contended that with Hurricanes Irma and Maria causing death and destruction, Archbishop of the West Indies Dr John Holder should have been out there […]

Not right!

Not right!

The Town & Country Planning Department is being asked to explain why it did not advise the proprietors of a small property on the south coast about a beach renovation project, undertaken by Ocean Hotel Groups, the owners of Sea Breeze Hotel. Supervisor Greg Jackman of Villa Ilfracombe is complaining that the project, which entails […]

Cop bailed

Cop bailed

He was remanded to Dodds prison for the next 28 days, but Acting Senior Superintendent of Police John Mark Annel will not spend a single day of that time at the St Philip penal institution. The 56-year-old of Kenrick Hutson Drive, Lucas Street, St Philip, who is accused of committing six offences under the Firearms […]

Count me out of any smear campaign, says Browne

Count me out of any smear campaign, says Browne

The Opposition Barbados Labour Party’s (BLP) candidate for St Philip North is making it clear that she is not involved in any smear campaign against her political opponent Michael Lashley. In fact, Dr Sonia Browne told Barbados TODAY this evening that she would never be party to such. The BLP representative was responding to charges […]

Downright nasty!

Downright nasty!

The political gloves are finally off. And with elections now mere months away, a senior Government official and stalwart of the ruling Democratic Labour Party (DLP) last night strongly signalled that the Freundel Stuart administration was prepared to go into the gutter if necessary, in order to secure a third straight term in office. Addressing […]

Only one way out, warns Opposition Leader

Only one way out, warns Opposition Leader

Opposition Leader Mia Mottley only sees one way out for the Barbados economy from its present “crisis”. However, addressing the 60th anniversary dinner and awards for Hinds Transport at the weekend, she warned that there was still too much red tape stifling the performance of the local business sector. “We are not going to get […]

Bajan cops could soon be using pepper spray

Bajan cops could soon be using pepper spray

The Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF) could have pepper spray as part of its non-lethal weapons arsenal by the end of this year, depending on the outcome of joint study with the Caribbean Law Enforcement Foundation (CLEF). CLEF President David Watson told reporters on the sidelines of the foundation’s launch today at the Regional Security […]