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Students involved in school fight appear in court

Students involved in school fight appear in court

Three students charged in connection with last Wednesday’s beating of a Lester Vaughan Secondary schoolgirl appeared before Magistrate Ian Weekes in the District “D” Magistrates Court around noon today. Two of them pleaded guilty to assault occasioning actual bodily harm. One of them, a 16-year-old girl, was remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison at Dodds. The […]

Keeping LGBTs out of the closet

Keeping LGBTs out of the closet

When Shari Inniss-Grant returned to Barbados in 2013, the human rights researcher saw a need to create a safe space for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community. After experiencing racial discrimination while studying in Connecticut and Washington D.C. in the United States, the 30-year-old was met with gender discrimination and homophobia on her […]

Sinckler rejects Worrell’s IMF prescription

Sinckler rejects Worrell’s IMF prescription

Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler says though the Barbados economy is definitely not well at the moment, he is yet to see the logic of those clamouring for Government to immediately put it into the hands of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). In rejecting out of hand the economic prescription issued last week by the recently dismissed […]

Husbands concerned about mental state of children

Husbands concerned about mental state of children

Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Education Senator Harry Husbands Friday expressed concern that Barbadian children, as young as primary school age, were showing early signs of mental illness. Delivering the lunchtime lecture at the Democratic Labour Party’s headquarters at George Street, St Michael, Husbands suggested that life in general was more complicated for today’s students […]

St James South keeps tradition alive

St James South keeps tradition alive

Scores of families in the St James South constituency converged on the Wanstead Ridge Park today Easter Monday as they joined in the eighth annual kite flying family fun day, hosted by Member of Parliament for the area Donville Inniss. The opportunity, which provided for children to learn the art of kite making and engage […]

Incredible performances unfold at Barbados Surf Pro QS3,000

Incredible performances unfold at Barbados Surf Pro QS3,000

An incredible day of action unfolded Thursday at the World Surf League (WSL) Barbados Surf Pro Qualifying Series (QS) 3,000. Both men and women got back in the water and completed their respective Round Three bouts – and near-perfection ensued from the beginning. The majority of top seeds from both events showed their dominance and […]

Police investigate accident at Maxwell, Christ Church

Police investigate accident at Maxwell, Christ Church

Police are on the scene of an accident at Maxwell,  Christ Church. (more details as they come to hand)

Missing teen found

Missing teen found

  Police report that 16-year-old Jevon Elcock, of Gibbons Boggs, Christ Church has been found and is safe. Elcock was reported missing last Friday, April 7th.   

Two people injured in accident at Waterford, St Michael

Two people injured in accident at Waterford, St Michael

  Two people are nursing injuries following an accident at Waterford, St Michael around 7:15 a.m. today. Fifty-four-year-old Deborah Howell- Cadogan of Friendly Hall, St Michael was the driver of the first car, while 60-year-old Danny Gill of Jackson, St Michael, drove the second car. Howell-Cadogan suffered pain to the right hip and right leg. […]

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