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UPDATE: Woman dies after being shot at ATM

UPDATE: Woman dies after being shot at ATM

Police have released the name of the woman who was shot last night as she attempted to use an Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) at University Drive, Black Rock, St Michael. She is 58-year-old Colleen Beresdean Payne of Lodge Hill, St Michael. Payne was attacked and shot by two men around 9 p.m. She was rushed […]

Tropical Storm Don public advisory at 11 a.m.

Tropical Storm Don public advisory at 11 a.m.

Barbados remains under a Tropical Storm Watch at this hour. Following is the full text of the latest bulletin on Tropical Storm Don: The government of St. Lucia has discontinued the Tropical Storm Watch for St. Lucia. SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT: A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for… * Grenada * […]

LIAT cancels several flights as TS Don approaches

LIAT cancels several flights as TS Don approaches

LIAT has announced the cancellation of several flights for today, July 18,  as Tropical Storm Don approaches. The cancelled flights are: LI 727 from Barbados to Grenada LI 727 from Grenada to Trinidad LI 521 from Barbados to Guyana LI 772 from Trinidad to Grenada LI 772 from Grenada to Barbados LI 755 from Barbados […]

Tropical Storm Don public advisory at 8 a.m.

Tropical Storm Don public advisory at 8 a.m.

Barbados remains under a Tropical Storm Watch at this hour. A Tropical Storm Watch is also in effect for St Lucia and Bonaire while a Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Grenada and St Vincent and the Grenadines. Following is the full text of the latest bulletin on Tropical Storm Don: A Tropical Storm […]

Don to pass south of Barbados this evening

Don to pass south of Barbados this evening

A Tropical storm watch remains in effect for Barbados as it braces for the passage of Tropical Storm Don. At 5 a.m. the centre of the system was located about 250 miles east-south-east of the island with forecasters predicting that it will pass about 90 miles to the south of Barbados this evening. Following is […]

Woman dies after being shot at ATM

Woman dies after being shot at ATM

Police are investigating the unnatural death of a 58-year-old St Michael woman at University Drive, Black Rock, St Michael last night. The woman, whose name has not been disclosed, was attempting to use the Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) around 9 p.m. when she was attacked and shot by two men. She was rushed to the […]

‘It was hell’

‘It was hell’

A suspended employee at the Psychiatric Hospital is claiming “unfair treatment” as well as “wrongful” detention by authorities at the mental health institution last month. Nursing Assistant Curtis Grimes, who has been working at the Black Rock hospital for the past 11 years, has retained attorney-at-law David Comissiong as his legal counsel and is now […]

Duo charged for obstruction

Duo charged for obstruction

Two St Michael men charged with obstructing a police officer last October were granted bail when they appeared before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant at the No. 2 District ‘A’ Criminal Court Monday morning. Jamal Randal Bowen of Block 16A, Ferniehurst, Black Rock, St Michael, and Jason Anderson Patterson Best of Block 3B Deacons Court, Deacons Farm, […]

NUPW takes umbrage to Reid’s comments

NUPW takes umbrage to Reid’s comments

A trustee of the umbrella Congress of Trade Union and Staff Associations of Barbados (CTUSAB) has landed himself in hot water with the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW). Delivering the ruling Democratic Labour Party’s (DLP) lunchtime lecture on Friday, former president of the Barbados Police Association Hartley Reid stated that the NUPW was “always […]