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Police make special appeal on behalf of Anguilla victims

Police make special appeal on behalf of Anguilla victims

In light of the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma, the Barbados-based Regional Police Training Centre has launched a relief effort on behalf of 11 Anguillan police recruits and one instructor. “These officers are currently training at the Regional Police Training Centre, and away from their families and friends, in their time of need,” a statement […]

Missing girl traced

Missing girl traced

Police say 15-year-old Shanice Aleisha Best, of Odessa McClean Drive, My Lords Hill, St Michael, who was reported missing on Wednesday, has been traced and is safe. In a brief statement the administration of the Royal Barbados Police Force also expressed thanks to the public and the media for its assistance in this matter and […]

No take off

No take off

As Barbadian Antonio Layne prepared to fly his family back home on September 9 following a two-and-a-half week holiday in New York, little did he realize the frustration they would have to endure due to the passage of Hurricane Irma. After all, they were flying on JetBlue and neither Barbados nor New York had been […]

Opposition candidate falls prey to burglary

Opposition candidate falls prey to burglary

A suspect was being questioned by police today in connection with a break-in last night at the constituency office of Opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) candidate for St Michael West Bishop Joseph Atherley. When contacted, Atherley said furniture, equipment, office supplies and information that was stored on eligible voters in his constituency were stolen from […]

Bajans slower to pay bills these days, suggests credit bureau spokesman

Bajans slower to pay bills these days, suggests credit bureau spokesman

With economic conditions in the country said to be worsening, Barbadians are not keeping up with their loans and other repayments like they used to, says a top official of the Caribbean Credit Bureau Limited (CCB). CCB Chief Executive Officer Grady Clarke, who had earlier this year reported that Barbadians were not defaulting on their […]

BRA too tight, complains NUPW

BRA too tight, complains NUPW

Accusing the Freundel Stuart administration of violating public officers’ rights, the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW) is demanding an urgent meeting with the Ministry of the Civil Service, Auditor General Leigh Trotman and other relevant Government agencies to resolve a pensions issue at the Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA). “This thorny issue affects the public officers […]

Jail the bigwigs!

Jail the bigwigs!

One of the island’s most forthright tourism professionals is suggesting that it is time that the authorities go after the people at the top of the crime food chain and throw them all in jail. Roseanne Myers, the general manager of Atlantis Submarines and chairman of the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA), is of […]

Police kicking case delayed

Police kicking case delayed

Three members of the Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF), one of whom was allegedly caught on camera kicking a civilian who was lying on the ground during an event at Pirate’s Cove in June, have had their case adjourned until December 5. Police Constable 1958 Bradley Cutting, Police Constable 1890 Justin Phillips and Police Constable […]

Why Kaiden?

Why Kaiden?

A day after his one month-old baby boy died under questionable circumstances, 30-year-old Silverson Greenidge is still anxiously awaiting word from the infant’s former caregivers at the Divine Day Nursery & Pre-School, St Stephen’s Hill, Black Rock, St Michael, on what exactly went wrong. The infant, Kaiden Dacosta Greenidge, was pronounced dead on arrival at […]