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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 […]

Combermere School principal raises a stink

Combermere School principal raises a stink

The latest episode of unpleasant odour that forced the Ministry of Education to close the Combermere School indefinitely has been the result of sabotage, Principal Vere Parris is reported to have said. Parris Monday told a staff meeting at Erdiston College someone had tampered with effluent pipes resulting in the release of septic gas, a source […]

Today’s weather

Today’s weather

  Barbadians can expect sunny conditions for most of the day. The Barbados Meteorological Service says it will be fair to partly cloudy with brief scattered showers.

The road to recognition has been a long one for Ashley Nurse. The offspinning Barbadian made his List A debut nine years ago, played his maiden Twenty20 international more than five years ago, but has since played only three more T20Is – without taking a wicket. He had been included in three one-day international squads […]

Mr Mervyn Holder – a Caribbean man in every way

An unknown scribe has been credited with once stating: “I wondered why somebody didn’t do something. Then I realized, I am somebody.” The late Mervyn Holder, a retired Assistant Commissioner of Police, was interred yesterday in the churchyard of the St Philip Parish Church. His return to the earth brought to an end a sojourn […]

Delays reported at GAIA

Delays reported at GAIA

There has been very little indication that the go-slow by immigration and customs officers at the airport at the behest of the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW) has had a major impact on the travelling or business public. The NUPW announced on Friday that the border security agency would take the first leg of […]

Inniss raises another 2% levy red flag

There seems to be no end to concerns over Government’s controversial two per cent National Social Responsibility Levy introduced just over two months ago. Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development Donville Inniss Friday revealed that the international business community was worried about the tax, first announced in the 2016 Financial Statement and […]

Vote for Hillary Clinton!

Vote for Hillary Clinton!

Fellow Facebook friends and family, fellow Barbadians, our other Caribbean brothers, sisters and politicians, this writer would like you to seriously consider, and to wrap the following message around your centre of thinking: “If Mr. Donald Trump wins the 2016 elections, and carries out his mass deportation plan, I wish to respectfully suggest it will […]

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