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Meet Barbados’ newest centenarian

Meet Barbados’ newest centenarian

Barbados’ newest centenarian, Ismay Weekes, as she was surrounded by family as she celebrated the milestone today. Originally from Silver Sands, Christ Church, the retired hawker, was overwhelmed as she recounted to Governor General Sir Philip Greaves how she survived two strokes with the support and love of her close-knit family. The great, great grandmother […]

Project Recycling Limited ordered to cease its operations

Project Recycling Limited ordered to cease its operations

The Ministry of Health on Friday issued an abatement notice instructing Project Recycling Limited at Lower Estate, St. Michael, to cease its operations. The company has also been ordered to clear the site of all materials within four weeks. The order came after an investigation which revealed that the site was being used as a […]

Student beaten with cou cou stick, mother claims

Student beaten with cou cou stick, mother claims

An apology from a teacher of Luther Thorne Primary School was not enough to placate a mother, whose daughter was allegedly beaten with a cou cou stick. The mother, who asked that she not be named, has threatened to take the school to court, telling Barbados TODAY she intended to engage the services of an […]

Abduction case

Abduction case

A 29-year-old woman, who allegedly kidnapped another, was released on $10, 000 bail after appearing in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court today. Erica Sabrina Chandler, of No. 10B, Millennium Heights, St Thomas, is charged with unlawfully removing Simone Kirton from Welches, St Thomas without her consent on November 21. She was not required to plead […]

Teen charged with unlawful wounding

Teen charged with unlawful wounding

A St Michael teen, accused of committing an indictable offence, was granted $8,000 bail today. Zebulin Jahlani Sawh, 16, of 1st Avenue, Greaves Land, Goodland, is charged with unlawfully wounding Daniel John on November 24 with intent to maim, disfigure or disable him or to do some serious bodily harm to him. He was not […]

Man accused of stealing $100 in cash from senior citizen

Man accused of stealing $100 in cash from senior citizen

A 34-year-old man, with a long criminal history, has been remanded to HMP Dodds for the next 28 days. Peter Anthony Barnes, of no fixed place of abode, is alleged to have stolen $100 in cash from Rudolph Alleyne, a senior citizen, on November 25. Although Barnes denied the charge when he appeared before Magistrate […]

Landscaper to spend Christmas behind bars

Landscaper to spend Christmas behind bars

A 42-year-old landscaper is to spend Christmas behind bars after he was unable to post bail today. Renaldo Antonio Raeside, of No. 48 Regency Park, Christ Church, is accused of having possession of an offensive weapon, namely a scissors, on the compound of Triple D Enterprises on November 29. He pleaded guilty to the charge […]

Deliveryman pleads guilty to stealing picnic ham

Deliveryman pleads guilty to stealing picnic ham

A 42-year-old deliveryman is facing the possibility of six months in prison if he fails to pay an $800 fine. Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant issued the order to Troy Ryan O’Neal Jordan, of Block 17C, Green Hill Drive, Silver Hill, Christ Church, after he pleaded guilty to stealing an $87 picnic ham from Cherish Cosmetique Incorporated […]

Fear not!

Fear not!

It is still not saying whether it is willing to go ahead with the planned purchase of the Barbados National Terminal Company Ltd (BNTCL) or whether Government’s asking price of US$100 million would be met. However, in a statement today, the Kyffin Simpson-led Sol group remained adamant that the multi-million dollar deal would be of […]