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Myers disturbed over Golden Sands robbery

Myers disturbed over Golden Sands robbery

Disturbing! That’s how the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) today responded to last Saturday’s armed robbery of one of its longstanding members, 81-year-old Dennis Tull of the Golden Sands Hotel. The attackers stormed into the Christ Church establishment in the middle of one of its popular karaoke sessions last weekend, robbing Tull of his […]

Wright surprised by armed bandits

Wright surprised by armed bandits

What started out as a usual lime with friends, almost ended in tragedy for 22-year-old Chad Wright last night. The Manderly Garden, St Philip resident was hanging out not far away from his home in St Martin, in the same parish, around 9:10 last night when bandits struck. Wright vividly recalled that the three attackers […]

Stop the killing!

Stop the killing!

The mother of international pop megastar Rihanna today made an emotional appeal for an end to gun violence, as she addressed the funeral service of her nephew, Tavon Alleyne, who was shot and killed on Boxing Day. Before a large crowd at St George Parish Church, Monica Fenty lamented the number of Barbadians who have […]

Gun warning

Gun warning

Commissioner of Police Tyrone Griffith is sending a strong warning to licensed gun owners that they must not feel so empowered by their weapons that they develop a false sense of security, particularly in light of the increased use of high-powered firearms by those committing crimes. Griffith’s comments come in the wake of a daring […]

Police to step up pay demands on Government

Police to step up pay demands on Government

The President of the Barbados Police Association (BPA) Mervin Grace today served notice on Government that its members were about to “cease requesting and start demanding” their just due, while complaining the island’s police officers had not enjoyed a salary increase in almost a decade. “It is high time that they are granted a salary […]

Wilson remanded to HMP Dodds

Wilson remanded to HMP Dodds

  The fourth man charged in connection with the shooting incident along Spring Garden, St Michael has been remanded to HMP Dodds. Seventeen-year-old Diego Rayshawn Wilson of Spencer’s Gap, Baxters Road, St Michael, appeared before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy Sargeant at the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court today, charged with 23 counts of endangering life and one […]

Fourth man charged with Kadooment Day shooting

Fourth man charged with Kadooment Day shooting

Police have arrested and charged a fourth man in connection with the shooting incident along Spring Garden, St Michael on Kadooment Day in which 20-year-old Taried Rock was killed and several other people injured. Diego Rayshawn Wilson, 17, of Spencers Gap, Baxters Road, St Michael, is expected to appear in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court today charged […]

Five men charged with murder of British national

Five men charged with murder of British national

Police are reporting a major breakthrough in their investigations into the murder of 49-year-old British businessman Steven Weare, who was reported missing last month. Lawmen have also confirmed that the body of a Caucasian man, which was discovered in a remote area at Melverton, St George on Friday, September 1, was Weare’s. The British car […]

Body found at Melverton

Body found at Melverton

Police are this morning investigating the discovery of a body at Melverton, St George. (More details as they come to hand).

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