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Straker granted bail

Straker granted bail

  Twenty-two-year-old Nayib Straker was today granted $8000 bail with one surety after being charged with the death of Bentley DeCoursey Belgrave. Straker, of Doughlin Village, St Andrew appeared before Magistrate Wanda Blair in the Holetown Magistrates’ Court. He was charged with causing death by dangerous driving, driving without due care and attention and driving […]

Public notice

Public notice

  The public is being asked to note that the Police PABX system at the Operations Control is temporarily out of order. The public is therefore being advised to contact the nearest police station in the event of an emergency, or telephone numbers 43007254, 4307255, 4307240. (PR)  

Update: Luther Thorne Memorial closed

Update: Luther Thorne Memorial closed

Twenty-eight  students and staff members at the Luther Thorne Memorial Primary School were today treated for respiratory ailments as a result of smoke inhalation. A statement issued by the Queen Elizabeth Hospital said it received an emergency call from the school around 11:45 a.m. and an emergency response team comprising of three ambulances, six emergency […]

Update: Incident at Ellerslie School

Update: Incident at Ellerslie School

  A 17-year-old male student of the Ellerslie Secondary School lost his finger and another was partially severed following a violent incident during the lunch break today. According to police, a group of students at the school were involved in an altercation in the canteen around 11:50 a.m. As a result, the victim received several chops […]

Luther Thorne Memorial Primary school closed

Luther Thorne Memorial Primary school closed

  Police and emergency personnel are at the Luther Thorne Memorial Primary School where some children have complained of being unwell. Officials have so far declined to speak with the media, but parents who were on the compound collecting their children told Barbados TODAY that smoke from a nearby fire resulted in some students needing […]

Male student injured following altercation at school

Male student injured following altercation at school

A male student from the Ellerslie Secondary School was reportedly seriously injured in an altercation with another student today. Barbados TODAY understands the boy received a chop wound and is now receiving medical attention. When Barbados TODAY visited the scene, the school’s security guard said principal Major Errol Brathwaite was handling the matter and could […]

Police investigate accident at Lodge Hill, St Michael

Police investigate accident at Lodge Hill, St Michael

Police are investigating an accident involving a car and motorcycle at the junction of Lodge Hill, St Michael that occurred just after 8:30 p.m.     (more details as they come to hand)  

Jamaican dancehall star Ninjaman found guilty of murder

Jamaican dancehall star Ninjaman found guilty of murder

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Dancehall artiste Ninjaman was found guilty of murder a short while ago in the Supreme Court. Ninjaman, whose given name is Desmond Ballentine, was charged  along with his son Jahneil with the March 2009 murder of Ricardo Johnson, also known as Trooper, on Marl Road in Kingston. The dancehall deejay, who was […]

Murder accused remanded

Murder accused remanded

  Murder accused 22-year-old Juniel Shaquel Holder was today remanded to Her Majesty Prison Dodds until January 17. Holder of Hinds Gap, Halls Road, St Michael appeared before Magistrate Elwood Watts in the Oistins Magistrates’ Court this afternoon charged with the murder of 34-year-old Andrew Prescod of Welches, Oistins, Christ Church. Holder is also facing […]

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