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Technical difficulties plague Office of Certificate of Character

Technical difficulties plague Office of Certificate of Character

Members of the public are being asked to note that as a result of technical difficulties being experienced at the Office of Certificate of Character, persons collecting Certificates of Character are likely to experience some delay in the collection process. The police said persons desirous of obtaining a Certificate of Character can still apply as […]

Eight people injured in accident

Eight people injured in accident

Police are investigating a three-vehicle accident which occurred sometime around 8:30 p.m. yesterday along Duncan’s Road, St Philip, which resulted in eight people – four adults and four children – being injured. The drivers have been identified as 52-year-old Ricardo Hunte of Edgecumbe, St Philip; 23-year-old Cha Yearwood of Grassfield, St Philip; and 61-year-old Anderson […]

Five to appear in court on charges related to ATM murder

Five to appear in court on charges related to ATM murder

Five men were due to appear in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court today in connection with the murder of Colleen Beresdean Payne. Seventeen-year-old Baggio McNeil Boxhill of 3rd Avenue Spring Garden, Black Rock, St Michael; 18-year-old Kishon Lemar Anderson Thomas of Nicholls Road, Seaview, St James and 19-year-old Orlando Ricardo Martin of 2nd Avenue, Bibby’s […]

BUT wants to ‘bring this Govt to its knees’

BUT wants to ‘bring this Govt to its knees’

President of the Barbados Union of Teachers (BUT) Pedro Shepherd Monday said his union wanted to “bring this Government to its knees” to force the administration to the negotiating table. Shepherd told protesting workers at the end of a march against Government’s austerity measures that was the reason the BUT had joined the Barbados Secondary […]

Oh no, Stuart

Oh no, Stuart

The leaders of the island’s four major trade unions – the Barbados Workers’ Union (BUT), the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW), the Barbados Union of Teachers (BUT), the Barbados Secondary Teachers’ Union (BSTU) – have taken umbrage to statements by Prime Minister Freundel Stuart made during a Democratic Labour Party (DLP) luncheon Sunday. The […]

Private sector not pleased with Prime Minister

Private sector not pleased with Prime Minister

While expressing disappointment that Prime Minister Freundel Stuart did not seem willing to give in to demands for a meeting with the Social Partnership, business executives are hoping Monday’s march, which attracted an estimated 20,000 Barbadians, would cause Government to take note. The private sector officials who took time from work Monday to join the […]

Walcott gets two years for burglary and cocaine

A 28-year-old man was sentenced to two years in prison Monday, after pleading guilty to burglary and cocaine possession. Delano Renaldo Walcott, of no fixed place of abode, appeared before Magistrate Elwood Watts in the Oistins Magistrate’s Court to answer charges of entering Aeon Bar as a trespasser and stealing $600 in cash, as well […]

Not true

Not true

Chairman of the Barbados Private Sector Association (BPSA) Charles Herbert has flatly rejected suggestions that the business community had threatened social unrest if Prime Minister Freundel Stuart did not hold talks with the unions and the private sector ahead of a scheduled August 18 meeting of the Social Partnership. Speaking at a luncheon of the […]

Man with no surety gets ease on bail

Man with no surety gets ease on bail

A St Michael man was given an ease by the court Monday after he failed to produce a surety for his bail. Appearing before Magistrate Douglas Frederick Monday morning at No 1 District ‘A’ Criminal Court, Fabian Ricardo Connell pleaded not guilty to unlawfully and maliciously wounding Nakita Arthur on July 15, 2017. However, after […]