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Never again!

Never again!

The state entity charged with supervising and regulating non-bank financial institutions has vowed that there will never be another CLICO-type collapse here under its watch. Chairman of the Financial Services Commission (FSC) Sir Frank Alleyne made this bold assertion during a hurriedly-arranged press conference this afternoon at which he sought to discredit the lead story […]

DLP shame

DLP shame

The Barbados Labour Party (BLP) is accusing the Freundel Stuart administration of dropping the ball on a lucrative boost for sports and tourism by missing an opportunity to host the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women’s World T20 Cup final at Kensington Oval next year. BLP leader Mia Mottley is contending that Government failed to back […]

Odle accused of stabbing Prescod in the buttocks

Odle accused of stabbing Prescod in the buttocks

A 52-year-old man, who was involved in a fracas in The City on December 15, has been released on $3,000 bail. Victor Odle, of Hudson Alley, Reed Street, St Michael, pleaded guilty to damaging a motorcar belonging to Carson Ward and unlawfully wounding Richard Ricardo Emmanuel Prescod on the aforementioned date. Sergeant Rudy Pilgrim revealed […]

Two drug accused granted bail

Two drug accused granted bail

Two St John residents were today granted $2,500 bail each, after pleading not guilty to having $85 worth of cannabis in their possession on December 17. Mitchell Ken Oneal Lewis, 45, of Clifton Hall, and Tysia Nadiera Goddard, 23, of Sargeant Street, both denied the charge when they appeared before Magistrate Douglas Frederick in the […]

Off to Dodds

Off to Dodds

A 26-year-old public service vehicle (PSV) conductor has pleaded guilty to possession, possession with intent to supply and trafficking of $80 worth of cannabis. Cardinal Courtney Webster, of 1st Avenue, Thorpes, St James, was reportedly seeking to board the ‘7-11’ cruise aboard the Harbour Master on December 17 when the illicit substance was discovered in […]

Fading hopes

Fading hopes

Realistically, Barbados Pride’s chances of catching table leaders, Guyana Jaguars, in the ongoing Regional Four-Day Championship, are very slim, says head coach Emmerson Trotman. Over the weekend, at the Brian Lara Academy in Tarouba, Barbados Pride registered a convincing 207-run victory over host Trinidad and Tobago Red Force, in round seven of the first class […]

CCM wins Nevis elections

CCM wins Nevis elections

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis, CMC –  Deputy Premier Mark Brantley led his Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM) to victory in Monday’s Nevis Island Administration (NIA) elections, according to the preliminary results released here. Supervisor of Elections Elvin Bailey said the CCM, which is a partner in the coalition Team Unity government of Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris, won […]

Holder to answer for over $100,000 worth of drugs

Holder to answer for over $100,000 worth of drugs

A 22-year-old St Michael man, who was being sought by police since October in connection with $112,000 worth of cannabis, has finally been nabbed. On Sunday, members of the Drug Squad arrested and formally charged Wrensford Ricardo Holder, of Kew Road, Bank Hall, with possession, possession with intent to supply, trafficking and importation of 14 […]

UPP: We are the new change

UPP: We are the new change

The United Progressive Party (UPP) believes it can shock the Barbadian electorate with victory in the next general election due by the middle of next year, and it is looking to the Democratic Labour Party for inspiration. While dismissing suggestions that it will split the opposition votes and guarantee the DLP a third straight term […]