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Touching send-off

Touching send-off

The tears were hard to fight back as a huge emotional crowd gathered at the New Dimensions Ministries in Barbarees Hill, St Michael to say their final goodbyes to 16-year-old Savio Pedro Fergusson. It was touching send-off fit for a young man who had his eyes set on becoming a civil engineer or a professional […]

Foundation’s crown

Foundation’s crown

The three-peat wasn’t to be. Christ Church Foundation totally outclassed defending champions Springer Memorial 26-19 to be crowned queens of the 2017 Barbados Secondary School’s Under 19 Netball Competition this evening. Playing at the Netball Stadium, the girls from Church Hill, Christ Church owed it all to the Most Valuable Player in the tournament goal […]

Luther Thorne closed tomorrow

Luther Thorne closed tomorrow

The Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation has advised that the Luther Thorne Memorial Primary School, Wildey, St Michael will be closed on Friday, November 24. This is to allow for the clean-up of the school, due to an environmental challenge. The school will re-open on Monday, November 27. The Ministry regrets any inconvenience […]

Jarvis’ brace gives Bajans victory

Jarvis’ brace gives Bajans victory

KINGSTOWN – The Barbados senior women’s team have started their campaign in the Windward Islands Football Association’s Women’s Tournament on a high. Playing last night at Victoria Park Stadium in St Vincent and the Grenadines, Barbados went straight to the top of the table in the competition’s opening game with a 2-1 win over St […]

Haynes granted $10,000 bail

Haynes granted $10,000 bail

Daniel Haynes was today granted $10, 000 bail with one surety after appearing before Magistrate Ian Weekes at the District ‘D’ Magistrates’ court. Twenty-seven-year-old Haynes of Jackman’s, St Michael is accused of causing the death of 56-year-old June Knight, formerly of Grazettes Road on October 21. Knight was jogging along the Arch Hall section of […]

Four schoolboys charged

Four schoolboys charged

Police have arrested and charged four male students from the Christ Church Foundation School in connection with a recent attack on a 13-year-old schoolboy from the Deighton Griffith School. The incident reportedly occurred on Thursday, November 9, 2017, as the victim was walking along Church Hill Road, Christ Church, on his way home from school and […]

Former C&W shareholders take telecoms company to court

Former C&W shareholders take telecoms company to court

Cable & Wireless West Indies Limited, which trades here as Flow, has been taken to court by a group of former shareholders. Acting on behalf of the Cable & Wireless Minority Shareholders Group, Queen’s Counsel Garth Patterson this morning filed a claim in the High Court in a class action against the directors of the […]

PAC report on NHC due soon – Mottley

PAC report on NHC due soon – Mottley

A report on the findings of a probe by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament into the operations of the state owned National Housing Corporation (NHC) will soon be made public, PAC Chairman and Opposition Leader Mia Mottley revealed today. While not disclosing a precise date for the release of the report, Mottley told […]

Foul odour forces early closure of Luther Thorne Memorial

Foul odour forces early closure of Luther Thorne Memorial

The Luther Thorne Memorial School was forced to close early today following a foul odour which affected more than two dozen students and staff. A statement issued by the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) said it received an emergency call from the school around 11:45 a.m. today and an emergency response team, comprising of three ambulances, […]