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Two women on assault charges

Two women on assault charges

Two women accused of separate incidents of assault appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court Thursday. Maria Dona Wood and Lois Lorraine Yearwood were each granted $3,000 bail by Magistrate Douglas Frederick. It is alleged that Wood, a shop owner of Lemanbelle, Salters, St George, assaulted Shanique Shepherd on April 29, occasioning her actual bodily […]

Shake-up of schools’ principals

Shake-up of schools’ principals

A shake-up of secondary school principals is under way. When the new term begins in September, Captain Michael Boyce, the current head of The Lester Vaughan School, will be take up the reins at Frederick Smith Secondary School in Trents, St James, Barbados TODAY understands. Boyce is among five principals and one deputy being moved, […]

Jordan finally gets bail

Jordan finally gets bail

Amal Sudheer Jordan was finally granted his freedom Wednesday after several bail applications and four months on remand, but not without some stringent conditions. His release came after several hard fought battles between his lawyer Romario Straker and the police prosecutor in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court. Jordan, who was recorded as having no fixed […]

Distressed parents

Distressed parents

It was a mix of anger and bewilderment as parents of students attending Alma Parris Memorial Secondary School filed out of the Ministry of Education’s Constitution Road headquarters this afternoon following a 2 p.m. meeting with officials. Some parents also expressed shock over the sudden announcement of the school’s closure a week ago, but it […]

Snaggs gets more jail time

Snaggs gets more jail time

A 32-year-old man who is already serving time at HMP Dodds made an appearance in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court Thursday, where he admitted to a three-month-old criminal damage charge. Jason Anthony Snaggs of Villa Road, Brittons Hill, St Michael told Magistrate Douglas Frederick he was guilty of damaging a vehicle belonging to Chelley Mayers […]

Third man held

Third man held

A third man alleged to have been involved in the murder of Michael Omar Edwards earlier this year, was remanded to HMP Dodds Thursday. Jason Ainsley Wilson, a 35-year-old proprietor of #58 Wildey Gardens, St Michael, appeared before Magistrate Douglas Frederick in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court, but was not required to plead to the […]

Faulty battery forces temporary shutdown of air traffic operations

Faulty battery forces temporary shutdown of air traffic operations

Air traffic control services at the Grantley Adams International Airport had to be suspended for approximately one hour today, forcing the delay of an international flight by 30 minutes and the diversion of two regional flights. This was due to the malfunctioning of a backup battery in the radar section of the control tower. However, […]

Murder-accused remanded to prison

Murder-accused remanded to prison

Thirty-five-year-old Jason Ainsley Wilson, the third man who is alleged to have murdered Michael Omar Edwards, has been remanded to HMP Dodds. Wilson, a proprietor, of #58 Wildey Gardens, St Michael appeared before Magistrate Douglas Frederick in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court today but was not required to plead to the indictable charge. Wilson, who […]

Graduates warned of dangers of misusing technology

Graduates warned of dangers of misusing technology

As Bay Primary students prepare to enter secondary school where they will be allowed to have cell phones, a principal is warning them against improper use of those devices and other technology. “I support technology. I have no problem with students having phones as long as they use them for the right reasons,” Anthony Alleyne […]