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Police search for missing Christ Church teenager

Police search for missing Christ Church teenager

Police are seeking the public’s assistance to locate a missing teenager. Fourteen-year-old Shamia Simpson of Charnocks, Christ Church was last seen by her mother Tameisha Simpson at home around 11.30 p.m. At the time she was wearing a white armhole shirt, a black acid wash short pants and slippers. Simpson is 5 ft 5 in […]

Police probe unnatural death

Police probe unnatural death

  Police are investigating the unnatural death of a man said to be in his 30s, at Worthing Beach, Christ Church last night. The man, whose name has not been disclosed, was seen in the water just after 11 p.m. Sometime later he was  observed floating face down, before disappearing under water. The body washed […]

Woman’s boyfriend threatens her son’s father with crowbar

Woman’s boyfriend threatens her son’s father with crowbar

A 46-year-old St George man has been ordered to keep the peace for the next six months, otherwise he will either have to pay the court $1,000 forthwith or spend a month in jail. Magistrate Douglas Frederick handed down the sentence Thursday to Sherwyn Orlando Small of 2nd Avenue, Newbury after he pleaded guilty in […]

Never again!

Never again!

With the eight-year wait for more than 20,000 policyholders in CLICO now seemingly coming to an end, Chairperson of the Barbados Investors and Policyholders Alliance (BIPA) June Fowler is sounding a stern warning to local authorities that this situation should never be allowed to happen again. Earlier this week, the High Court approved the transfer […]

St Michael man has a sudden change of heart

St Michael man has a sudden change of heart

A 35-year-old man, who initially pleaded guilty Thursday to theft, as well as uttering serious threats of unlawful violence, appeared to have had a sudden change of heart. However, given the seriousness of the charges, Magistrate Douglas Frederick remanded Raymond Clifford Deshong of Bannister Land, Martindales Road, St Michael to Dodds prison until August 31, […]

Foster runs out of bail options

Foster runs out of bail options

A 36-year-old woman, who was granted bail three years ago on a criminal damage charge but never returned to court, was remanded to prison Thursday. Kaliah Kizzy Latoya Foster, of no fixed place of abode, appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court accused of causing serious bodily harm to Nigel Whitehall with intent to maim, […]

Don’t cower to criminals, BLP advises

Don’t cower to criminals, BLP advises

The Opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) spokesman on crime is urging Barbadians not to “cower to threats from the criminal elements within society” and to play their part in helping police “win back our streets and communities” from criminals. With Barbadians preparing for the last lap of Crop Over, Shadow Attorney General Dale Marshall Thursday […]

Mottley: Barbadians need to mentally emancipate themselves

Mottley: Barbadians need to mentally emancipate themselves

As this country paused Tuesday to observe the 179th anniversary of emancipation, Leader of the Opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) Mia Mottley said many Barbadians had yet to be mentally emancipated. Speaking to Barbados TODAY on the sidelines of C’est La Vie fete on Tuesday night, Mottley contended that transitioning to this new stage of […]

Family dispute over PS3 ends up in court

Family dispute over PS3 ends up in court

A car valet technician from The Ivy Housing Area, St Michael has been ordered to keep the peace and be on his best behaviour for the next six months. Magistrate Douglas Frederick handed down the sentence to 44-year-old Edwin O’neal Lewis, who admitted to unlawfully assaulting Trevon Lewis on August 2. According to the facts […]