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Retired Anglican cleric has died

Retired Anglican cleric has died

The local Anglican community has been thrown into mourning with news this morning of the death of one of its longstanding clergymen. Retired Dean Frank Marshall had been ailing for sometime and was recently hospitalized. He passed away at home this morning at age 71. He leaves to mourn his wife Beverley, his son Paul, […]

Man caught with firearm, ammo and drugs during Foreday jam

Man caught with firearm, ammo and drugs during Foreday jam

A 23-year-old St George man was due to appear in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court today after he was arrested and charged with firearm and drug related offences. Darron Denico Austin of Glebe Land is accused of unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of two rounds of ammunition and unlawful possession of cannabis. The […]

Teen missing

Teen missing

  Police are seeking the public’s assistance  in locating a missing 14-year-old girl. Shamia Simpson of Charnocks, Christ Church was last seen by her mother Tameisha Simpson at their residence, sometime around 11:30 p.m. on Thursday,  August 3, 2017. At the time she was wearing a white armhole shirt, a black acid wash short pants […]

Thousands hit the streets for Grand Kadooment

Thousands hit the streets for Grand Kadooment

In searing heat, thousands of revellers have hit the streets for Grand Kadooment, the climax of the Crop Over Festival. Colourful costume bands have been making their way from the National Stadium, where they paraded in front of the judges. Thousands have also lined the route to Spring Garden as they take in the sights […]

A crown well deserved

A crown well deserved

  By Wade Gibbons Ian iWeb Webster was winning the calypso crown from the opening night of the De Big Show Calypso Tent in June. Last night at Kensington Oval he merely formalised the result. This year’s Pic-O-De-Crop competition was one of those rare occasions where an artiste has two songs that only laryngitis, amnesia […]

Traffic changes for Grand Kadooment

Traffic changes for Grand Kadooment

Members of the public are being advised that on Monday, August 7, a number of temporary road changes will be in place to facilitate the hosting of  Grand Kadooment. The following changes will be in effect between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m.: Codrington Road from its junction with Waterford Road to its junction with Spooners […]

iWeb claims third calypso crown

iWeb claims third calypso crown

iWeb is the 2017 Pic-O-De-Crop calypso monarch. After putting down two very solid performances at the Kensington Oval on Saturday night, the seasoned performer, who previously won the title in 2013 and 2014,  amassed 108 points to capture the coveted crown for a third time, dethroning Queen Aziza in the process. Singing Salesman and Pray For the […]

Few skirmishes reported at Foreday jump up

Few skirmishes reported at Foreday jump up

Lawmen are reporting an almost uneventful 2017 Foreday Morning jump up. Police Public Relations Officer, acting Inspector Roland Cobbler tells Barbados TODAY, they saw high levels of intoxication by revellers and, in another instance, persons from one band had to receive medical attention after being injured along the parade route. “In that case, the rope […]

Bridgetown Market patrons get CPR lesson

Bridgetown Market patrons get CPR lesson

Some of the early patrons at Bridgetown Market this afternoon got a lesson in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) when training and development company Regal Development Solutions staged a simulation of a sudden cardiac arrest on Spring Garden Highway. It was part of their ongoing efforts to raise awareness of the need to ensure individuals’ medical safety, […]