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Shooting death in Christ Church

Shooting death in Christ Church

Police are conducting investigations into the circumstances which resulted in the unnatural death of a man sometime between 9:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. on Monday at Mullion Lane, Gall Hill, Christ Church. Around 10 p.m. police received a report of a shooting incident in the area. On responding to the area, they learned that a […]

Heavenly treat

Heavenly treat

With hopes of getting a glimpse of today’s solar eclipse, Barbadians paused and looked up to the sky this afternoon as the moon partially obscured the sun for close to an hour. Even though dark rain clouds threatened to spoil the show at times, both young and old remained fixated on the heavens determined not […]

Clarke had a dream

Clarke had a dream

This has been a long time in coming for Kamar Clarke, one of 26 students announced today as winners of the prestigious Barbados Scholarship. Clarke scored all grade ones in this year’s Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE), to realize a dream which he had from his first day at Queen’s College (QC). However, to ensure […]

Cox looks to inspire others

Cox looks to inspire others

Barbados Exhibition winner Shanice Cox is hoping that she will inspire other young girls to pursue studies in fields generally seen as the territory of men. The former Queen’s College (QC) student, who spent her primary school years at Erdiston Primary and George Lamming Primary School, plans to take advantage of the exhibition to study […]

Bhana not too pleased with exhibition

Bhana not too pleased with exhibition

Unlike the other Barbados Scholarship and Exhibition winners who were happy to receive the phone call today, Jameelah Bhana was not too pleased. In fact, the former Al-Falah Primary and Harrison College student told Barbados TODAY she was disappointed not to have won a scholarship. “I must admit that I honestly wanted a scholarship. So, […]

Junior monarch feels on top of the academic world

Junior monarch feels on top of the academic world

Not only does Teri Williams-Niles know how to work her way to the top of the calypso world, the Queen’s College student also knows how to ride high in academia. Williams-Niles, the current Junior Monarch, was today named by Minister of Education Ronald Jones as one 19 exhibition winners, much to her delight. “I was […]

Trè’s path to success

Trè’s path to success

Trè Hollingsworth is used to academic success, dating back to primary school. As a ten-year-old student of Hillaby Turners Hall Primary, Hollingsworth wrote the Barbados Secondary Schools Entrance Examination – commonly referred to as the Common Entrance Examination – and was the only student from his primary school to secure a place at Queen’s College. […]

Seventh heaven

Seventh heaven

At the age of seven, Daveed Gittens was diagnosed with dyslexia, making it difficult for him to learn to read or interpret words, letters, and other symbols. However, the disorder does not affect general intelligence, and Gittens’ parents knew he was intelligent, therefore they did their best to ensure he had a good academic foundation. […]

Police, NOW warn women about possible date rape

Police, NOW warn women about possible date rape

The Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF) has joined the woman’s advocacy group, the National Organization of Women (NOW), in issuing a strong warning to women and girls who take to the party scenes or entertainment events across the island to be on the lookout for potential rapists. The warnings came in the wake of reports […]