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Seventh man charged for Kadooment Day shootings

Seventh man charged for Kadooment Day shootings

A seventh man is due to appear in court here on Monday charged in connection with the August 7 Kadooment Day shooting incident, which resulted in 23 people sustaining gunshot injuries. Damian Omar Pinder, 29, of 4th Avenue, Pickwick Gap,St Michael and Chase Gap, Halls Road, St Michael faces 23 counts of endangering life and […]

ECLAC predicts growth of 1.5 per cent for Barbados this year

ECLAC predicts growth of 1.5 per cent for Barbados this year

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) is predicting growth of 1.5 per cent for Barbados this year. At the same time, the United Nations organization is predicting that as a result of general election, which is constitutionally due by the middle of next year, it will make it difficult for Government […]

UPP warns of rampant vote buying

UPP warns of rampant vote buying

Beware of persons bearing envelopes of cash on Election Day! This warning comes from United Progressive Party (UPP) candidate for St James South Christal Austin, who voiced concerns that the issue of vote buying will once again raise its ugly head in the next general election, which is constitutionally due by June next year. She argues […]

Garbage collection issues being addressed, says Lowe

Garbage collection issues being addressed, says Lowe

As Christmas preparations move into high gear, residents across Barbados are being assured that issues related to waste disposal are being addressed. This assurance has come from Minister of the Environment and Drainage, Dr Denis Lowe, who said that he is working to ensure that appropriate measures are in place to tackle the issues immediately. “We […]

UPDATE: Police investigating death of St Michael man

UPDATE: Police investigating death of St Michael man

Police are conducting investigations into the circumstances surrounding the death of 52-year-old Tyrone McDonald Babb of Goodland Main Road, St Michael. Preliminary investigations revealed that Babb was involved in an altercation with another man at Goodland sometime between December 15 and 16 during which he sustained injuries to his head. On Saturday, December 16, he […]

Armed men rob food stall owner and patrons at Brittons Hill

Armed men rob food stall owner and patrons at Brittons Hill

Police are conducting investigations into a robbery which occurred sometime around 9:50 last night at Britton Cross Road, Brittons Hill, St Michael. The operator of a food stall in the area, 50-year-old David Benn, and six of his customers were attacked and robbed by three armed men. Police said the robbers made off with an […]

Police investigating death of St Michael man

Police investigating death of St Michael man

Police are conducting investigations into the circumstances surrounding the death of a 52-year-old St Michael man. Preliminary investigations revealed that the deceased was involved in an altercation with another man at Goodland in the parish sometime between December 15 and 16 during which he sustained injuries to his head. On Saturday, December 16, he was […]

GG visits centenarian Clyde Foster

GG visits centenarian Clyde Foster

Governor General Sir Philip Greaves joined with family members of Clyde Mitchinson Foster today in celebrating his 100th birthday. Foster, the island’s newest centenarian, told Sir Philip that while he travelled to several countries throughout the years, his heart always belonged to Barbados. Foster residents at Waterhall Land, St Michael.

UPDATE: Police probe death of 15-year-old boy

UPDATE: Police probe death of 15-year-old boy

The 15-year-old boy who died at the Chefette Restaurant, Marhill Street, St Michael yesterday has been identified as Thyrike Jeremiah Worrell of Mottley Land, Bank Hall, St Michael. Worrell, who was a student of the Frederick Smith Secondary School, entered the establishment around 3:50 p.m. to use the washroom. He complained of feeling unwell and […]