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Combermere saga ending

Combermere saga ending

The ugly chapter that has tarnished the reputation of one of this island’s leading lights in education, and which has driven staff and students out of the Combermere School with their noses covered, appears to be nearing its end. Following the closure of the Waterford, St Michael institution last November on account of an unexplained […]

Missing cruise ship visitor from DR

Missing cruise ship visitor from DR

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing Dominican Republic national. Lawmen say 28-year-old Luis Felipe Del Rosario Perez was last seen by the captain of the cruise ship Zenith around 11 a.m. on Tuesday, December  27 when he departed the ship whilst it was berthed at the Bridgetown Port. Anyone with information on […]

Holiday weekend mostly incident-free

Holiday weekend mostly incident-free

The long Christmas weekend has been virtually incident-free in Barbados. Police public relations officer, Acting Inspector Roland Cobbler, said that apart from the unnatural death, which was recorded in Bath, St John, no other major incidents have been reported so far. The partially decomposed body of Richard Ricardo Parris, 48, of Ashford, St Thomas was […]

Governor General’s Christmas Message

Governor General’s Christmas Message

Fellow Barbadians at home and overseas, residents and visitors to our shores, it is a pleasure for me to address you at this time, as Christians around the World celebrate the birth of Christ, who we believe was born on 25th December thousands of years ago. The story surrounding the birth of the infant Jesus […]

Priest, organist recap terrifying ordeal

Priest, organist recap terrifying ordeal

One of the victims of Wednesday night’s church yard armed robbery at Sharon, St Thomas is having a hard time making sense of the attack. Sharon Moravian Church organist Carl Ifill and Pastor Ezra Parris were attacked by three masked gunmen in the car park of the church about 7:30 Wednesday night. The two church officials had […]

UPDATE-Five firearms discovered in food barrel

UPDATE-Five firearms discovered in food barrel

A 29-year-old woman has been remanded to jail after she was nabbed at the Bridgetown Port last Thursday on two firearm offences. Skye Yasmin Lecreta Murray of Perry Gap, Roebuck Street,  St Michael reportedly went to the Bridgetown Port to clear a barrel labelled personal effects. During a search by Customs officers, five disassembled firearms were […]

GG to retire next year

GG to retire next year

Governor General Sir Elliott Belgrave today served notice of his plans to retire next year. The 85-year-old former High Court judge has served as this country’s Head of State for the past five years, having acted in post from November 1, 2011 before his formal appointment on June 1 of the following year. However, during his […]

Two held on drug-related charges

Two held on drug-related charges

Police have arrested and charged two people in connection with a number of drug-related offences. Mary -Ann Gooding, 44, of  Roger’s Road, Government Hill, St Michael  was charged with possession of cannabis, possession of cannabis with Intent to supply, trafficking of cannabis, and cultivation of cannabis. These offences were committed on November 24, at Government […]

Alley of art

Alley of art

In a move to transform the alleys in The City, officials have embarked on a beautification project, which will result in the painting of murals on some of the buildings. Monday officials unveiled the first such mural at the Flower Alley, Lower Broad Street. Here, (from left) focal point person for Bridgetown and its Garrison Sharon […]

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