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Top writers get FCLA awards

Top writers get FCLA awards

It was a ladies’ evening last night when women swept away the top prizes given out for exemplary prose as the Frank Collymore Literary Awards celebrated its 20th anniversary of formally recognising the work of outstanding writers. Not for the first time in the two decades of these awards, the panel of judges found no […]

St Philip family mourns first road fatality for 2018

St Philip family mourns first road fatality for 2018

A St Philip family is in mourning following the shocking death of 64-year-old electrician Henderson Greenidge, Barbados’ first road fatality for the year. Greenidge was on his way to spend a night out on the town with his cousins at Oistins Bay Gardens when he was involved in a minor accident along Four Roads St Philip.  […]

Police investigating armed robbery in Christ Church

Police investigating armed robbery in Christ Church

Police are investigating an armed robbery which occurred around 6:50 p.m. today at the Ixora Bar & Restaurant, Golden Sands Hotel, Maxwell Main Road, Christ Church. The owner and proprietor, 81-year-old Dennis Tull, was attacked by three armed men and robbed of a cash tin and an undisclosed sum of money. A guest at the […]

UPDATE – First road fatality for 2018

UPDATE –  First road fatality for 2018

Barbados has recorded its first road fatality for 2018. The victim has been identified as 64-year-old Henderson Greenidge, a Barbadian living in England, and staying at Thicketts, St Philip. Greenidge was struck by a motorcar along Four Roads, St Philip, around 11:30 last night. The motorcar was being driven by 28-year-old Rico Clarke, of Lot […]

Scores march in memory of Damien ‘Dappa’ Taylor

Scores march in memory of Damien ‘Dappa’ Taylor

Scores, including members of the local entertainment fraternity, braved the rains this morning in memory of Damien ‘Dappa’ Taylor who passed away last week. Taylor, who was involved in a three-vehicle smash-up along the ABC Highway, died on December 29. A member of the Ruk-A-Tuk band, Taylor was also an upcoming disc jockey and martial artist, […]

First road fatality for 2018

First road fatality for 2018

Barbados has recorded its first road fatality for 2018. The victim, who has not been identified by name, is said to be a 64-year-old pedestrian. He was involved in an accident with a motorcar along Four Roads, St Philip, around 11:30 last night. Preliminary investigations by police reveal that the deceased man was earlier involved […]

Officials welcome opening of new reference lab

Officials welcome opening of new reference lab

The local health care system received a major boost today, as the multi-million dollar Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory officially opened its doors. The 20, 000 square feet facility, which is located just opposite the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) on Martindale’s Road, comes as Government continues to examine ways of reforming the public health care […]

Hard hit

Hard hit

The past nine days have been hectic for local insurance companies, with some reporting that they have been stretched to the limit, having received as many as 100 accident claims between December 27, 2017 to January 5, 2018. And while the majority of these accidents could be considered minor “fender benders”, President of the General […]

BWA to discuss urgent relief plan for sewage-affected south coast

BWA to discuss urgent relief plan for sewage-affected south coast

The board of the state-owned Barbados Water Authority (BWA) is due to give urgent consideration to a set of new proposals designed to bring immediate relief to long-suffering residents and business operators affected by sewage leaks along the south coast. BWA Rapid Response and Communications Manager Joyann Haigh told Barbados TODAY this morning she expects […]