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Ministry asks BSTU for more time

Ministry asks BSTU for more time

After being issued with an ultimatum to meet with the Barbados Secondary Teachers’ Union (BSTU) by tomorrow to discuss the worrying rise in school violence or face the wrath of educators, the Ministry of Education has requested a three-day extension. This afternoon BSTU President Mary Redman told Barbados TODAY her union wrote the ministry on […]

Killing stuns Belleview

Killing stuns Belleview

Some residents of Belleview, Waterford, St Michael are shocked and fearful after one of their own was murdered in the community late last night. Police say they are continuing investigations into the death of 34-year-old Adrian Griffith, who was shot and killed around 11:30 last night, while walking home with his 24-year old girlfriend through […]

‘Ungrateful Bees’

‘Ungrateful Bees’

The Opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) is dismissing as “so much garbage”, accusations that it disrespected former Prime Minister Owen Arthur during his farewell speech in Parliament last week. The ruling Democratic Labour Party (DLP) last night complained that it was left to the Government side to pay homage to the Member of Parliament for […]

New parties driven by revenge, Mottley says

New parties driven by revenge, Mottley says

Barbados Labour Party (BLP) leader Mia Mottley has described the fledgling United Progressive Party (UPP) as a party of discontented people who are driven by revenge because they were rejected as candidates for the BLP. However, Mottley said the BLP was prepared for all and sundry this election campaign, no matter the party. Speaking last […]

Like Hitler

Like Hitler

Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler has compared Opposition Leader Mia Mottley to Nazi leader Adolph Hitler. In a stinging attack on Mottley’s fitness to lead the country, Sinckler last night told Democratic Labour Party (DLP) supporters at a joint meeting of DLP branches in the Christ Church constituencies that Barbadians would rue the day they […]

Police investigate fatal shooting at Waterford, St Michael

Police investigate fatal shooting at Waterford, St Michael

  Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 34-year-old St Michael man around 11:30 last night. The man, whose name has not been disclosed, was walking with his 24-year-old girlfriend through a track in Waterford, St Michael when they were approached by a gunman. The gunman shot the male and fled . The victim died […]

Police trace family of elderly woman

Police trace family of elderly woman

Police have traced the family members of the elderly Caucasian woman, who was found wandering along Worthing Main Road, Christ Church, sometime around 9:10 this morning.

Police question woman in connection with firearms and ammunition seizure

Police question woman in connection with firearms and ammunition seizure

A 46-year-old St Michael woman is currently assisting police with their investigations into the seizure of a number of firearms and a quantity of ammunition this evening. The items were seized during an operation led by the members of the Police-Anti-Gun Unit and other members of the force at a promotional birthday fete in a St Michael […]

Women must dismantle ‘old boys’ club’

Women must dismantle ‘old boys’ club’

Women still have more rights on paper than in practice, Organization of American States representative to Barbados Francis McBarnette has suggested. And he today urged women to challenge male privilege and the ‘old boys’ club’ while  addressing the opening of an advocacy seminar hosted by the Bureau of Gender Affairs, the National Advisory Council of […]