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WANTED MAN – Shaquille Cumberbatch

WANTED MAN – Shaquille Cumberbatch

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 22-year-old Shaquille O’neal Orlando Cumberbatch, alias Shaq of 3rd Avenue, Paris Gap, Westbury Road, St Michael and Golden Rock, Pine, St Michael. He is wanted by detectives at the Black Rock Police Station for questioning in connection with serious criminal matters. Cumberbatch is black in complexion, slim […]

Attorney-at-law sees drug link to rising crime

Attorney-at-law sees drug link to rising crime

A serious probe into the marijuana trade in Barbados should form part of Government’s strategies to arrest the rise in violent crimes, attorney-at-law and social activist David Comissiong has suggested. Against the backdrop of 25 murders so far this year – 21 of which were gun-related – compared to 22 in 2016, Comissiong argued that […]

Northern Leewards uneasy as Hurricane Irma gets closer

Northern Leewards uneasy as Hurricane Irma gets closer

Antigua and Barbuda is “as ready as they will ever be” for the passage of Hurricane Irma, as the potentially catastrophic category five cyclone, the 10th named system of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season, churns across the Atlantic with maximum sustained winds of 185 mph — well above the 157 mph threshold for a category […]

Port Ferdinand backs community initiative

Port Ferdinand backs community initiative

A group of men from Six Men’s, St Peter have come together to rebuild a once popular liming spot that has fallen into ruin over the past three years. And they are getting some generous financial backing from the nearby Port Ferdinand luxury resort and residences, which has donated more than eight cubic metres of […]

Local homeowner gets a taste of Irma’s fury

Local homeowner gets a taste of Irma’s fury

Just when Barbados thought it would emerge fully unscathed from Hurricane Irma, which was today approaching the Leeward Islands with a vengeance, at least one local homeowner was made to taste the fury of the monster storm. While the majority of the island was spared the brunt of the system, 68-year-old Patsy Trotman of St […]

Sad day

Sad day

The local surfing community was thrown into mourning today as one of their bright young sparks was tragically snuffed out in what is being described as a freak accident at Cattlewash, St Joseph. Sixteen-year-old Zander Venezia apparently suffered a broken neck while surfing in a notoriously shallow stretch of the beach known to locals as […]

Bail out

Bail out

Outspoken attorney-at-law Arthur Holder today levelled a stinging attack against the Magistrates’ Court over the “inconsistent” manner in which it handles bails, after his client who is accused of importing over $800,000 worth of drugs into Barbados was remanded to HMP Dodds. “There is a lack of consistency in the judicial system. What is fair […]

Recurring sewage problem upsets St James businessman

Recurring sewage problem upsets St James businessman

A recurring sewerage problem in a section of Holetown, St James is creating a major stink and proving to be a headache for some business operators there. Owner of Surfside Restaurant and Bar Michael Henry complained bitterly to Barbados TODAY that sewage flowing freely from wells on the compound of the Holetown Post Office was […]

Robin Hood gangs

Robin Hood gangs

In what could be described as a reprise of the Robin Hood practices of former Jamaican drug lord Christopher Dudus Coke or Pablo Escobar, the former head of the dangerous Medellín drug cartel in Columbia, a local pastor and social worker is contending that some of the worst gang members here are also assisting the […]