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Jamaican national to spend 18 months at Dodds

Jamaican national to spend 18 months at Dodds

A Jamaican national will spend the next 18 months at Her Majesty’s Prison Dodds after pleading guilty to a number of drug related offences. Thirty-year-old Bassonia Collister McDermouth was charged with possession, possession with intent to supply, trafficking and importation of cannabis as well as the possession of counterfeit currency. McDermouth arrived here last Thursday. […]

UPDATE-Man remanded to prison for the murder of Rihanna’s cousin

UPDATE-Man remanded to prison for the murder of Rihanna’s cousin

Murder accused Shawayne Dashawn Williams, who was arrested and charged for killing 21-year-old Tavon Kaiseen Alleyne, of Lakes Close, Eden Lodge, St. Michael, appeared before Magistrate Douglas Frederick in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court today and was remanded to prison. The 23-year-old White Hall #1, St Michael resident is due to reappear in court on […]

NEW YEAR MESSAGE: BAPE to engage the public on national issues

NEW YEAR MESSAGE: BAPE to engage the public on national issues

New Year message from the Barbados Association of Professional Engineers (BAPE) The Barbados Association of Professional Engineers (BAPE) is concerned that there needs to be a complete reevaluation of the way in which complex national technical issues are handled in Barbados. This will be a matter of urgent focus for the association in the new […]

31-year-old woman missing

31-year-old woman missing

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing woman. She is 31-year-old Tenisha Maynard, of Mount Friendship, St Michael, who is said to be mentally challenged. She was last seen by her boyfriend Gladstone Jones at their residence around 6:30 a.m. on Thursday. It was unclear what she was wearing at the time, […]

NSRL study underway

NSRL study underway

A major study, commissioned by the private sector on the impact of the dreaded National Social Responsibility Levy (NSRL) on the population, should be ready in a matter of weeks. Barbados TODAY understands that the research, led by University of the West Indies (UWI) Professor of Economics Winston Moore is expected to, among other things, […]

Sinckler’s special Christmas treat

Sinckler’s special Christmas treat

It was a massive crowd that showed up at Carlton Club this evening for Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler’s annual Christmas party for the children in his St Michael North West constituency. As usual, there were plenty treats, including flat screen television gifts, and a good time was seemingly had by all.

Look out for counterfeit notes – Central Bank warns

Look out for counterfeit notes – Central Bank warns

 The Central Bank of Barbados (CBB) is warning citizens to be on the look out for counterfeit money this Christmas Season. “Whether it is someone asking you to breakdown money for them or it is the change you receive after completing a transaction, take a moment to check your money before you put it in […]

Rihanna honoured

Rihanna honoured

Barbadians are being encouraged to believe in their dreams. International superstar Rihanna issued the advice during a ceremony held yesterday where Westbury New Road, where she spent her childhood, was renamed Rihanna Drive. “I couldn’t be more honoured to have the street that I was raised on, the street that I grew up on . […]

Police identify St Michael man found hanging

Police identify St Michael man found hanging

Police have identified the young male found hanging at his home this morning. He is 23-year-old Davonne Jamal Watts of Smith Road, Pine, St Michael. Watts was found hanging from a cross bar in a bedroom by his mother around 8:30 a.m. Investigations are continuing.    

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