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Government budges

Government budges

After more than a year of sometimes contentious and bitter negotiations with Government for a pay rise for civil servants, the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW) is reporting that the Freundel Stuart administration has finally budged and has placed an offer on the table. However, both the NUPW and the Ministry of the Civil […]

Murder-accused says sorry to elderly victim’s family

Murder-accused says sorry to elderly victim’s family

A St George man, who took the life of an 81-year-old man, says he is “truly sorry” for the wrong he has done. Anthony Ricardo Oneil Harewood, of Middleway Lane, Ellerton, issued the apology before Madam Justice Jacqueline Cornelius in the No.5 Supreme Court. Harewood was charged with the murder of Winston Waterman, which occurred […]

Yarde finally owns up to theft after he was caught in the act

Yarde finally owns up to theft after he was caught in the act

A 48-year-old man, of no fixed place of abode, will spend the next 12 months in prison for theft. When Grafton Junior Yarde first appeared before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant he had pleaded not guilty to stealing $2,400 belonging Talha Bhana, sometime between August 29 and 30. However, he had a change of heart last month […]

Mental checks for two alleged drug offenders

Mental checks for two alleged drug offenders

Two men who were at Dodds prison awaiting their fates have been transferred to the Psychiatric Hospital for assessment. A month after he was remanded to Dodds, 27-year-old Ricardo Scantlebury, of no fixed place of abode, changed his not guilty plea today in relation to a charge of having possession of cocaine paraphernalia on November […]

Bail for Betty

Bail for Betty

Barbadian entertainer Betty Alicia Griffith Payne has been offered bail in the amount of $300,000 following an appearance before Madam Justice Jaqueline Cornelius in the No.5 Supreme Court this week. Barbados TODAY understands that the release of the 38-year-old, of Lot No 8, Apartment No. 1, West Terrace Heights, is now pending once the necessary […]

Lion-hearted Tuach

Lion-hearted Tuach

Barbados’ most decorated female surfer, Chelsea Tuach says she is elated with her performances for 2017, and is confident she can achieve even more in 2018 as she targets several world events in the coming months. The 22-year-old surfing sensation recently made history by becoming the first Barbadian to capture a medal at the 13th […]

Police probe death of 15-year-old boy

Police probe death of 15-year-old boy

Police are investigating the death of a 15-year-old boy at Chefette Restaurant, Marhill Street, St Michael around 3:50 p.m. According to preliminary investigations the boy entered the establishment to use the washroom. He then complained of not feeling well and collapsed. He subsequently died on the scene.    

One man injured in stabbing incident in The City

One man injured in stabbing incident in The City

At this hour, police and ambulance personnel are on the scene of a stabbing incident at Suttle Street, The City. Details are still sketchy, but reports are that around 5:15 p.m. the victim  – who suffered injuries to his chest and left side – was involved in an altercation with another man, who has been […]

31-year-old woman missing

31-year-old woman missing

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing woman. She is 31-year-old Tenisha Maynard, of Mount Friendship, St Michael, who is said to be mentally challenged. She was last seen by her boyfriend Gladstone Jones at their residence around 6:30 a.m. on Thursday. It was unclear what she was wearing at the time, […]