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Police constable and friend missing at sea

Police constable and friend missing at sea

Police and members of the Barbados Coast Guard have launched a search for a 38-year-old police constable from St Peter and his 49-year-old friend from St Thomas, who disappeared off the rocks in the area of the Animal Flower Cave, Connell town, St Lucy, sometime after 11 p.m. on Friday, November 10. Preliminary investigations revealed […]

British snorkeler dies

British snorkeler dies

Police are conducting investigations into the circumstances surrounding the death of a 79-year-old British Visitor, which occurred sometime around 2:45 p.m. today. The visitor, a passenger on a cruise ship was at Mount Stanford Beach, St James snorkeling with a friend when he was observed floating face down in the water. He was subsequently pulled […]

BIM says Sinckler’s words border on being contemptuous

BIM says Sinckler’s words border on being contemptuous

The Barbados Integrity Movement (BIM) says it has taken note of Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler’s statement in which he accused the local Fair Trading Commission (FTC) of stalling a deal on the sale of the Barbados National Terminal Company Ltd. (BNTCL) – which is owned by Barbados National Oil Co. Ltd. (BNOCL) – to […]

Passengers say LIAT messed up their travel plans

Passengers say LIAT messed up their travel plans

Disgruntled LIAT passengers have been expressing their disappointment after a strike by the airline’s pilots left them stranded at the Grantley Adams International Airport for several hours. Leonora Pompey, a Vincentian national residing here, told Barbados TODAY she was trying to return home for the funeral of her aunt, scheduled for 1 p.m. on Saturday. […]

LIAT reinstating flights following industrial action

LIAT reinstating flights following industrial action

LIAT says it has recommenced flights and there are some changes in its schedule due to the industrial action which took place on Friday, November 10. “LIAT is working to reinstate flights and passengers are reminded to check in two hours before scheduled departure,” the airline said in a statement. Members of the Leeward Islands […]

BSTU says it remains strong

BSTU says it remains strong

In the wake of reports of two high-ranking officials tendering their resignations this week from the executive, amid rumblings within the Barbados Secondary Teachers’ Union (BSTU), the union is assuring the public that it remains strong. The BSTU said its executive met on Friday under the chairmanship of President Mary-Anne Redman and took measures “to […]

St Philip woman missing

St Philip woman missing

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 30-year-old Annika Rasheeda Grazette of Long Bay, St Philip. She was last seen by her boyfriend Kirk Elcock on Monday, November 6 in the Nursery Drive Terminal, John Beckles Drive, St Michael. At the time she was wearing a black skirt and a white shirt and carrying […]

‘Misguided UWI’

‘Misguided UWI’

The University of the West Indies (UWI) Cave Hill campus has come in for scathing criticism from a Government senator, who has charged that the tertiary institution has lost its prestige and is now lagging behind its regional and international counterparts. While defending the ruling Democratic Labour Party’s (DLP) 2013 decision to stop footing the […]

Welch gets 12 months for snatching woman’s bangles

Welch gets 12 months for snatching woman’s bangles

A 27-year-old man was sentenced by Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant to 12 months in prison. However, the sentence will run concurrently with a two-year sentence already being served by Shamar Renaldo Welch, of Rockhampton Road, Grazettes, St Michael. Welch recently pleaded guilty to stealing four bangles worth $4,000, belonging to Daphne Hamblin on April 29 last […]