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Stiffer penalties needed for indiscriminate dumping

Stiffer penalties needed for indiscriminate dumping

There is a call for stiffer penalties for persons who continue to indiscriminately dump garbage at different sites across the island. “It shows that people have no regard for their environment and it’s time enough that persons be prosecuted. We cannot continue to just give a person a slap on the wrist,” President of Future […]

Dare to make a difference, graduating students told

Dare to make a difference, graduating students told

Students graduating from the St Patrick’s Roman Catholic School have been challenged to make a difference at the new schools they will enter in September. The challenge was thrown out by Sister Barbara Mclean in her featured address to the 16 students. “You know where you have come from and where you are going and […]

St Michael man remanded to prison

St Michael man remanded to prison

A St Michael man was remanded to prison to reappear in court on July 14 when he appeared before Magistrate Cuffy-Sargeant in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court yesterday.on Friday the 16 Almal Lamar Phillips, 28, of 1D Pavilion Terrace, Deacons Farm, St Michael,  was arrested on June 13 and charged with unlawful possession of a […]

Missing Christ Church man found

Missing Christ Church man found

Christopher Lavano Broomes of #8 Homestead Drive, Frere Pilgrim, Christ Church, has been traced and is safe. The 40-year-old man was reported missing on Tuesday, June 13. The administration of the Royal Barbados Police Force thanks the public and the media for their assistance in this matter and looks forward to their continued cooperation in […]

Two GIS girls recaptured

Two GIS girls recaptured

The two wards of the Government Industrial School (GIS) who escaped on Wednesday have been captured. The girls had escaped while attending the Child Guidance Clinic at the Branford Taitt Polyclinic, Black Rock, St Michael. They were captured yesterday at Greenwich Village, St James. The administration of the Royal Barbados Police Force thanks the public […]

No ease for drug dealer

No ease for drug dealer

A 20-year-old man who pleaded guilty to four drug charges in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court Friday will know his fate in another 28 days. Leroy Andrew Deterville of Denton Road, Grazettes, St Michael confessed to possession, possession with intent to supply, possession of a trafficable quantity and cultivation of cannabis. The illegal drugs were […]

Mia again!

Mia again!

It’s all over, bar the election. If the latest Pulse of the People informal poll is anything to go by, Opposition Leader Mia Mottley is not only a shoo-in for re-election in St Michael North East, but is also very likely to increase her victory margin whenever the election bell is rung. During a tour […]

NSRL could be a blessing, says farmers

NSRL could be a blessing, says farmers

Local farmers Friday suggested that the controversial National Social Responsibility Levy (NSRL), which is to be increased from two to ten per cent effective July 1, could wind up being a blessing in disguise. The measure was among a controversial $542 million austerity package announced by Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler on May 30 with […]

Phillips remanded on gun and ammo charges

A 28-year-old man was remanded to HMP Dodds Friday after appearing in court on gun and ammunition charges. It is alleged that on June 13, Ahmal Lamar Phillips of Block 1D Pavilion Terrace, Deacons Farm, St Michael had in his possession a firearm and ten rounds of ammunition without the valid licences to do so. […]