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Close to 200 teachers appointed

Close to 200 teachers appointed

Less than a month after 141 primary school teachers received their letters of appointment to the Government service, another large batch of appointments have been made to the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development. President of the Barbados Union of Teachers Pedro Shepherd today confirmed that a total of 192 appointments were made yesterday […]

Not in that!

Not in that!

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart today refused to be dragged into public discussion over the vexed issue of regional air transportation. However, he told reporters covering the 38th CARICOM Heads of Government Summit in Grenada that the matter was due to be thrashed out by regional leaders behind closed doors, following concerns raised by host Prime […]

St Michael man remanded on gun-related charges

St Michael man remanded on gun-related charges

Twenty-four-year-old Jabari Kenrico Gamble of St Paul’s Avenue, Bayville, St Michael was today remanded to prison on two gun-related charges. Gamble was arrested on Monday after police found a firearm and ammunition at his home while executing a search warrant. He was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm and unlawful possession of 12 rounds […]

24-year-old man remanded to prison

24-year-old man remanded to prison

A 24-year-old St Michael man was remanded to prison when he appeared before Magistrate Douglas Fredericks in the District ’A’ Magistrates’ Court today on charges of unlawful possession of a firearm and unlawful possession of 12 rounds of ammunition. Jabari Kenrico Gamble of St Paul’s Avenue, Bayville, St Michael was arrested and charged after police […]

St Michael man charged with murder

St Michael man charged with murder

  A third man has been charged in connection with the murder of Michael Omar Edwards. He is 35-year-old Jason Ainsley Wilson of Wildey Gardens, St Michael. Eighteen-year-old Edwards  of Bartlett Tenantry, Sargeant’s Village, Christ Church died on February 2nd after he was shot multiple times by two men who entered his property. Wilson is […]

St Michael man held on murder charge

St Michael man held on murder charge

Police have arrested and charged a third man in connection with the murder of 18-year-old Michael Omar Edwards of Bartlett Tenantry, Sargeant Village, Christ Church. He is 35-year-old Jason Ainsley Wilson of Wildey Gardens, St Michael. Edwards died after being shot multiples times by two men who entered his premises around 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, […]

ICT training centre opens in St James

ICT training centre opens in St James

Residents of one St James community will be added to the thousands of Barbadians who have benefitted from information and communication technology (ICT) training right in their communities. The Community Development Department yesterday opened the Baywoods Resource Centre, housed in a building that has been renovated and furnished with computers and other ICT equipment. “This […]

Healthy creativity

Healthy creativity

Students from the Rock Christian School and Hilda Skeene Primary School walked away with top honours in the Community Development Department’s inaugural Healthy Living Poster and Notebook Competition. In an effort to create awareness about non-communicable diseases (NCDs), the department opened the competition to primary school students between the ages of eight to 11, requiring them […]

Man who fell into 43ft well back home

Man who fell into 43ft well back home

The St John man who yesterday fell into a 43-foot well while working on a septic tank at Long Bay, St Philip has been released from hospital and is resting comfortably at home. Twenty-five-year-old Zico Haynes of #2 Gall Hill, St John suffered injuries to his left leg and right heel and was transported to […]