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Stiffy is king of the road

Stiffy is king of the road

Bashment Soca King Stiffy is in winners row yet again for Crop Over 2017. His popular song Tip and Ben Ova was adjudged Tune of the Crop tonight for the most popular tune on the road during today’s Grand Kadooment parade, which signals the climax of the annual premier cultural festival. This is Stiffy’s first […]

UPDATE – QEH Emergency Press Release

UPDATE – QEH Emergency Press Release

Twenty people are being treated for gunshot wounds at the Accident and Emergency Department (A&E) of the state-run Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) following three shooting incidents which occurred along the Spring Garden Highway during today’s Crop Over climax. In a second emergency statement issued this evening, the QEH revealed that one person was declared dead […]

UPDATE – One man killed and several injured in shooting at Spring Garden

UPDATE – One man killed and several injured in shooting at Spring Garden

Police are continuing investigations into a shooting incident at Spring Garden, St Michael, which left one man dead, and several others injured. No details were given on the deceased, but Public Relations Officer of the Royal Barbados Police Force Acting Inspector Roland Cobbler revealed that a six-year-old child, who was grazed by a bullet, was […]

QEH issues emergency statement

QEH issues emergency statement

More than 15 people are receiving emergency treatment at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH), medical authorities have confirmed. As a result, the hospital is advising Barbadians to only seek the services of the Accident and Emergency Department (A&E) in cases of life threatening injuries. In an emergency statement issued this evening, the QEH said the […]

Opposition BLP condemns shooting incidents

Opposition BLP condemns shooting incidents

The following statement has been issued by Dale Marshall, QC – the Opposition Barbados Labour Party’s Shadow Attorney General on today’s shooting incidents: “Today, the whole of Barbados was dealt another blow to our collective souls and minds. While we do not yet have the full details, we know that there have been multiple shootings […]

Shooting incident on Spring Garden

Shooting incident on Spring Garden

  There are unconfirmed reports that a number of persons were shot along the Spring Garden Highway this evening as Grand Kadooment came to a climax. According to reports, the injured were standing on the sidelines as revellers were winding down their celebrations. Police public relations officer Acting Inspector Roland Cobbler told Barbados TODAY, there […]

A grand climax to Crop Over 2017

A grand climax to Crop Over 2017

  Thousands of revellers took a while to reach their final destination, but the 26 bands participating in this year’s Grand Kadooment managed to finish earlier this evening than in previous years. Today’s celebrations came to a fitting end when the final band arrived on Spring Garden just before 6 p.m. Revellers joined spectators in […]

Kadooment revellers brave heat

Kadooment revellers brave heat

The cry was the same for revellers as they made their way along the Black Rock section of the route – “it is too hot”. Many of those taking part in this year’s Kadooment Day complained that the heat was almost unbearable. However, the scorching heat, which was accompanied by the occasional cloudy skies, did […]

Shooting mars Crop Over climax

Shooting mars Crop Over climax

As the 2017 Crop Over festival climaxes today, there are reports of a shooting in the area of Waterford, St Michael. Barbados TODAY understands that the victim was shot in the foot by a police officer. However, details are still sketchy and all that Public Relations Officer of the Royal Barbados Police Force Acting Inspector […]