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St Philip man ordered to pay a $10,000 drug fine

St Philip man ordered to pay a $10,000 drug fine

A 28-year-old Moncrieffe, St Philip man has been ordered to pay a $10,000 fine after pleading guilty today to a number of drug offences. Earlier this week, Rashad Rommel Belgrave was arrested and charged with unlawful possession, possession with intent to supply and trafficking of cannabis. He was also accused of unlawful possession of apparatus […]

Five injured in accident on ABC Highway

Five injured in accident on ABC Highway

Five people –  including a five-month-old baby and a two-year-old toddler – are said to be nursing minor injuries following a three-vehicle accident, which occurred along the Barrow Section of the ABC Highway around 8:15 a.m. today. The accident involved two motor vans and a motorcar. The drivers of the two motor vans were 37-year-old […]

Drowning at Miami Beach

Drowning at Miami Beach

An elderly man has died as a result of drowning at Miami Beach, Christ Church. The victim, who was pulled from the water unresponsive sometime after 8 a.m today after he was spotted by another sea bather floating face down in the water, is yet to be identified by name. However, he is believed to be […]

Hanging death in Christ Church

Hanging death in Christ Church

Police are reporting a hanging death at Pilgrim Place B, Christ Church this morning. The victim, 66-year-old Frank Trevorston Thomas, is said to have a history of mental illness. He was found by his nephew hanging from the shower head in the bathroom at his home. Lawmen are investigating.

Ivy resident missing

Ivy resident missing

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing 63-year-old man. Alfred Sinclair Kellman, of Skeete Road, Ivy, St Michael, was last seen by his sister Dawn Kellman, of #7 Mansion Place, Bayville, St Michael, around 11 a.m. on Thursday, December 14, 2017, when he departed her residence to run an errand. His clothing is unknown. […]

Hurricanes cut into Goddard’s bottom line

Hurricanes cut into Goddard’s bottom line

A major financial hit by associated company Sagicor General Insurance Company has been identified as one of the drags on Goddard Enterprises Limited’s (GEL) financial performance during the 2017 financial year. This was revealed in the conglomerate’s recently-released audited consolidated financials for the year ended September 30, which showed a near 100 per cent drop […]

Costly mess

Costly mess

The vexing south coast sewage crisis has left a $20,000 hole in the pocket of one businessman who was forced to shut down his operation because of the ongoing mess. Taking a break from hosing down the road leading to his Worthing, Christ Church property this afternoon, Raymond Mastor, who once operated his home-based catering […]

Govt to launch food planting project

Govt to launch food planting project

The Ministry of Agriculture will this year launch a food planting programme, which it hopes will help cut the island’s $500 million food import bill. However, in order for the project to be impactful, it will need the participation of virtually every Barbadian with access to sufficient land to grow crops. “The ministry is very […]

European bloc writes to Govt, but Barbados remains on blacklist

European bloc writes to Govt, but Barbados remains on blacklist

The European Union (EU) has written to the Freundel Stuart administration, providing what is believed to be an explanation of its decision to include Barbados on a December 5, 2017 list of 17 global tax havens. However, it appears that the 28-member grouping has kept this country on the blacklist, despite Government’s protests. Minister of […]