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Govt rejects UWI tuition plan

Govt rejects UWI tuition plan

The Ministry of Education has rejected a proposal by the Guild of Students of the University of the West Indies (UWI) Cave Hill Campus, which was designed to save students from increases in tuition fees. Guild president Kai Bridgewater told Barbados TODAY that after sending in the proposal last month, he was informed that Government […]

Real estate market untouched by crime

Real estate market untouched by crime

The troubling increase in crime has not had an impact on the real estate market, although there is the potential for trouble if the violence continues, according local estate agents. Managing Director of Property Consultancy Services Terry Hanton said there was no evidence to date of the crime situation deterring people from purchasing property here. […]

Harsh justice

Harsh justice

A Cabinet minister whose constituency includes one of the island’s crime hot spots, is calling for “harsh justice” for those behind the influx of illegal guns into the country, complaining that those dying by the gun are “all black young men”. In the wake of the latest killings – a double murder last night in […]

Brathwaite under fire in the wake of double homicide

Brathwaite under fire in the wake of double homicide

Attorney General Adriel Brathwaite is facing intense political pressure following last night’s double homicide at Marley Vale, St Philip. The man shadowing Brathwaite for the Opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) Dale Marshall, and the leader of Barbados Integrity Movement (BIM) Neil Holder are of the view that Brathwaite is asleep at the wheel while the […]

Double murder

Double murder

The dark and cloudy skies – along with light drizzles – that covered Marley Vale, St Philip today aptly captured the gloom of a community staggered by the shocking slaughter of two of its own. The still of a balmy Tuesday night was shattered by gunfire last night, and when it was over, cousins Renaldo […]

Police investigate stabbing incident

Police investigate stabbing incident

Police investigate stabbing incident Police are investigating a stabbing incident, which occurred at Sion Hill, St James a short while ago. Barbados TODAY understands that a young man was stabbed twice. He has been rushed to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH). (more details as they come to hand.)      

Three accused of Kadooment Day shooting remanded to Dodds

Three accused of Kadooment Day shooting remanded to Dodds

Three St Michael young men accused of a Kadooment Day shooting on Spring Garden have been remanded to HMP Dodds until September 26. Elijah Akeem Copeland, 17, of Chase Gap, Halls Road; Raheem Akeem Grimes, 22, of Chadderton Road, Carrington Village; and Tristan Soneil Alleyne, 22, of Parris Gap, Westbury Road appeared before Magistrate Douglas Frederick […]

St Michael teen missing

St Michael teen missing

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 18-year-old Sontia Anshani Richards of Reservoir Road, Lodge Hill. She was last seen at home by her grandmother, 81-year-old Estaline Forde, about 9 a.m. on Monday, August 28.  It is unknown what she was wearing at the time. Richards is about 5ft feet 4” tall with a […]

Three charged in connection with Kadooment Day shooting

Three charged in connection with Kadooment Day shooting

Police in the Major Crime Unit have arrested and charged three St Michael men in connection with the Kadooment Day shooting incident on the Spring Garden Highway. They are 22-year-old Triston Soneil Alleyne of Morris Gap, Westbury Road; 17-year-old Elijah Akeem Copland of Chase Gap, Hindsbury Road; and 21-year-old Raheem Akeem Grimes of Chadderton Road. […]