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Bail denied

Bail denied

For the second time this week, entertainer Betty Griffith-Payne and two co-accused have been remanded to Dodds prison, in connection with $625,000 worth of cocaine. The 38-year-old former Richard Stoute Teen Talent winner, of Apartment No. 8, West Terrace Heights, St James, first appeared in court here on Monday, along with her 35-year-old sister Marie […]

No bail for man allegedly caught breaking into home

No bail for man allegedly caught breaking into home

A 36-year-old man, who was allegedly seen in a video making the rounds on social media trying to break into a private residence, has been remanded to prison. Jason MacDonald Phillips, of Suriname Road, Horse Hill, St Joseph, is accused of loitering on the premises of April Wiggins on November 10, raising suspicion that he […]

And then there were four

And then there were four

The finals of the Barbados Secondary Schools Under-19 Netball Competition will tip off next week Thursday, but not before defending champions Springer Memorial clash with Queen’s College and former champions Christ Church Foundation take on Lester Vaughan. After defeating the girls from Cane Garden on Tuesday evening on home court in a top of the […]

St Michael teams advance

St Michael teams advance

A double strike by Shanniel Marshall propelled St Michael West to a 3-1 win over St Lucy, as action in the Round of 16 of the David Thompson Memorial Constituency Councils Football Classic continued at Passage Road, St Michael last night. Marshall scored in the 5th and 69th minutes while teammate Stephen Carrington added the […]

Vincentian national held with drugs, fined $15,000

Vincentian national held with drugs, fined $15,000

Members of the Drug Squad have arrested and charged a Vincentian national for a number of drug related offences which were committed at the Grantley Adams International Airport on Wednesday, November 15 Akil Xavin Jovanni John, 25, has been charged unlawful possession of cannabis, unlawful possession with intent to supply, trafficking and importation. John was […]

Canada-based Deltro group still has its heart set on Barbados

Canada-based Deltro group still has its heart set on Barbados

With construction of a planned US$20 million solar photovoltaic manufacturing plant in Barbados yet to get off the ground, officials of the Canada-based Deltro Group Limited say they have been awarded a “significant contract” to build, own and operate a similar facility in northwestern Cuba. That project, which is to be operated and maintained by […]

Digicel responds to planned FTC crackdown

Digicel responds to planned FTC crackdown

Telecommunications company Digicel says it sees no reason to celebrate a move by the Fair Trading Commission (FTC) to bring the hammer down on three local utility companies, including its main competitor Cable & Wireless (C&W), which operates here as FLOW. However, in light of the FTC’s plans to issue new and amended standards and, […]

Sick building

Sick building

The island’s largest public sector trade union said it was contemplating taking the Freundel Stuart administration to court over the time it is taking to relocate immigration officers from their environmentally unfriendly headquarters on Wharf Road, The City. Following a closed-door meeting with Immigration Department shop stewards this evening, General Secretary of the National Union […]

Water flowing from burst main in St George

Water flowing from burst main in St George

The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) is coming in for a tongue lashing from residents of Walkers Road, Ellerton, St George, after a burst pipe there has been left unattended for over a week, impeding the flow of traffic. Carpenter Deryck Small, who was working on a house nearby, told Barbados TODAY that the pipe broke […]