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A disgrace!

A disgrace!

A Barbadian pageant franchise has come under fire from one its overseas participants, who is accusing the local owners of running off with her money, a charge vehemently denied by the pageant organizers. South African Katryn Celliers claimed that in June 2016 she paid US$2,000 to Stephanie Chase, the executive director of Miss Humanity International, […]

Massive crowds expected at Kensington for CPL cricket

Massive crowds expected at Kensington for CPL cricket

Kensington Oval is expected to be bursting at the seams this weekend, as box offices are reporting steady ticket sales for the Barbados leg of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL), which got under way tonight. While ticket sales for tonight’s face-off between the home team, Barbados Tridents and Guyana Amazon Warriors, were a bit […]

Grannum evades questions on planned BDF involvement in crime fighting

Grannum evades questions on planned BDF involvement in crime fighting

A high-ranking officer of the Barbados Defence Force (BDF) is steering clear of the debate on whether soldiers should join police in arresting the worrying spate of gun violence, but he believes the BDF has a role to play in keeping youth on the right path in the first place. Chief of Staff Colonel Glyne […]

‘Rags caused water main to break’

‘Rags caused water main to break’

The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) is tonight expected to complete repairs to a ruptured 24-inch main at Hart Street, The City, which feeds into the Bridgetown Sewerage Plant. Manager of the Waste Water Division Patricia Inniss said the employees have been working virtually around the clock since Sunday, when the road caved in under the […]

Inniss advises small businesses to get it right

Inniss advises small businesses to get it right

Minister of Commerce, Industry and Small Business Development Donville Inniss is advising local entrepreneurs seeking to expand beyond Barbados to get it right at home first. Inniss told the latest batch of entrepreneurs to benefit from the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation’s (BIDC) Export Readiness Programme (ERP) that it takes more than a good product […]

Great fight

Great fight

A senior United Nations official has applauded Barbados’ response to HIV/AIDS, saying it should serve as an example to other countries. The joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean Cesar Nunez said he was generally satisfied with the emphasis which public health officials here had been placing […]

Police investigate double homicide

Police investigate double homicide

Police are investigating a double homicide at Marley Vale, St Philip. Barbados Today understands the victims, two men, were shot around 8 p.m. (more details as they come to hand.)

Former T&T AG arrested

Former T&T AG arrested

Source- Trinidad Guardian – Former Trinidad and Tobago attorney general Anand Ramlogan has been arrested. At about 6 a.m. today, officers led by acting Deputy Police Commissioner Harold Phillip went to Ramlogan’s Palmiste Park home where they informed him he was under arrest for two offences. The offences are (i) misbehaviour in public office and (ii) […]

Early morning quake off Barbados

Early morning quake off Barbados

  The Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre is reporting that an earthquake occurred south west of Barbados around 12:56 a.m. The quake was a magnitude 4.9, with a depth of 10 kilometres, the centre said. It was located at 12.35 degrees north, longtitude 60.48 degrees west The quake also affected St Vincent and the Grenadines and […]