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Governor gets six more days

Governor gets six more days

Central Bank Governor Dr DeLisle Worrell now has six more days in office. After discharging his initial five-day injunction this morning, High Court Judge Randall Worrell this afternoon issued a new stay to the Governor, pending the outcome of his formal appeal against his planned dismissal by Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler. Today, Attorney General Adriel […]

Two injured in collision at The Rock

Two injured in collision at The Rock

Two people were injured in a two-vehicle collision which occurred at The Rock, St Peter around 7:20 a.m. today. The accident involved a silver Toyota Noah owned and operated by 66-year-old Anthony Ramsay of Roebuck, St Peter and a yellow Toyota Hilux truck, belonging to Black Bess Quarry Limited but driven by 19-year-old Samuel Manning of #6 Carlton View, St James.   […]

US Secret Service director stepping down

US Secret Service director stepping down

WASHINGTON – US Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy plans to step down next month, the agency said on Tuesday, two years after he took charge of the agency following high-profile security lapses by the service responsible for protecting the president. “Congratulations Dir Clancy on your retirement! The men & women of the @SecretService are grateful […]

Update: St George man caught with gun and ammo remanded

Update: St George man caught with gun and ammo remanded

Cleophas Nathaniel Mayers, 50, of Eastlyn, St George has been remanded to Her Majesty Prisons Dodds after appearing at the District ‘C’ Magistrate Court today. Mayers has been charged with unlawful possession of a firearm, and unlawful possession of ammunition. He was arrested yesterday after police responded to a report at his home and discovered […]

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 […]

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