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COURT-UPDATE-Bajan female entertainer among three held with drugs

COURT-UPDATE-Bajan female entertainer among three held with drugs

A 38-year-old Bajan female entertainer, who is among a trio charged in connection with $625,000 worth of cocaine, will have to spend the next two days behind bars. Former Richard Stoute Teen Talent winner Betty Griffith-Payne, of Apartment No. 8, West Terrace Heights, St James, is jointly charged with her 35-year-old sister Marie Griffith, of […]

Police need help identifying person of interest

Police need help identifying person of interest

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a man who is wanted in connection with a number of criminal matters. Anyone who can provide any information to assist with the identification of the man captured in these image is being asked to contact the District ‘A’ Police Station at telephone numbers 430-7242 or 430-7295, […]

Bajan female entertainer among three held with drugs

Bajan female entertainer among three held with drugs

A Barbadian entertainer is among three people arrested and jointly charged in connection with $625,000 worth of cocaine. Betty Alicia Griffith-Payne, 38, of lot # 8, Apartment # 1, West Terrace Heights, St James, is jointly charged with her 35-year-old sister Marie Alexa Griffith, of Phillips Road, Cleavers Hill, St Joseph, and Kwanza Ezra Canterbury, […]

South coast sewage ‘nightmare’ worsens

South coast sewage ‘nightmare’ worsens

Authorities are seeking to get to the bottom of a recurring sewage problem along this island’s south coast, with Manager of the Barbados Water Authority’s (BWA) Waste Water Division Patricia Inniss reporting today that major excavation work was planned this week with a view to clearing a 55-inch micro tunnel in Worthing, Christ Church. “We […]

PM says Barbadian lifestyle draining foreign reserves

PM says Barbadian lifestyle draining foreign reserves

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has suggested to Barbadians demanding answers from his administration over the country’s rapidly declining foreign reserves that they should look no further than their own lavish lifestyles. Speaking at a joint meeting of the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) branches in St Michael, which was held at St Michael School, Stuart contended […]

Greenidge’s last plans

Greenidge’s last plans

The last WhatsApp message from police constable Wallace Hayden Odain Greenidge to his Westmoreland Nazarene Church ministries’ group was one of plans for a grand Christmas production. No one in the group or the wider church ever imagined that Greenidge, affectionately known to church members as Brother Wallace, would not be around for Christmas. Greenidge, […]

Double whammy!

Double whammy!

The Alexandra School family was jolted by a double blow this weekend, with the passing of two of its own. Sixteen-year-old Savio Fergusson, a budding young cricketer, drowned at Port Ferdinand beach while on an outing with some of his teammates following the cancellation of a scheduled match on Sunday. Just a few hours earlier, […]

Mum’s hurting

Mum’s hurting

Sixteen-year-old Savio Fergusson had big dreams of becoming a civil engineer and a cricketer, and in his mother’s eyes, he also had a successful future. In fact, hours before his dreams came to a sorrowful end yesterday, mother and son were discussing his future while on their way to church. “We left home on Sunday […]

Cool it, Kammie!

Cool it, Kammie!

Minister of Social Care Steve Blackett has chastised the island’s newest men’s advocacy group, saying its approach would not help advance cause of men here. Blackett has taken issue with Access for Men, whose leader, social activist Kammie Holder, last Thursday launched a stinging rebuke of Men’s Educational Support Association (MESA), suggesting it was all […]