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St Michael man charged with murder

St Michael man charged with murder

A 22-year-old St Michael man is expected to appear in the Oistins Magistrates Court on a murder charge. Juniel Shaquel Holder of Hinds Gap, Halls Road, is charged with the murder of 34-year-old Andrew Prescod of Welches, Oistins, Christ Church. Prescod was shot in the head while liming with friends at Silver Hill, Christ Church […]

Police make breakthrough in investigations into Silver Hill shooting

Police make breakthrough in investigations into Silver Hill shooting

Police have made a major breakthrough in their investigations into the shooting death of 34-year-old Andrew Prescod of Welches, Oistins, Christ Church. A 22-year-old St Michael man is currently in custody assisting police in their investigations. Prescod and two females, 21 and 29 years old respectively, were shot while liming in Silver Hill, Christ Church […]

Trio to face the courts Monday for Buckley Plantation robbery

Trio to face the courts Monday for Buckley Plantation robbery

Three men are expected in the District ‘C’ Magistrates’ Court on Monday, November 20 in connection with the November 9 robbery of the supervisor / manager of the Buckley Plantation. Charles Bynoe, 64, was attacked and robbed as he returned to the planation with wages and payroll for employees. During this incident, Bynoe was shot […]

Sixth man charged in Kadooment Day shooting incident

Sixth man charged in Kadooment Day shooting incident

Police have arrested and charge a sixth man in connection with the Kadooment Day shooting incident which left 23 people nursing gunshot wounds. Shakeem Romario Clarke, 22, of Golden Ridge, St George has been charged with 23 counts of endangering life and one count of violent disorder He is expected to appear in the District […]

BVTB only able to accommodate five per cent of applicants

BVTB only able to accommodate five per cent of applicants

Only 115 of the 2313 applicants this year for the top seven programmes at the Barbados Vocational Training Board (BVTB) could be accommodated. Director of Training Henderson Thompson shared the numbers in his report at the BVTB’s graduation ceremony last evening. “Bar and Restaurant, 585 persons applied, BVTB can only accommodate 13 trainees. International Cooking, […]

Lashley says PSVs’ music must stop

Lashley says PSVs’ music must stop

Government will be cracking down on those who habitually flout the island’s traffic laws, and Transport Minister Michael Lashley  said yesterday that he has public service vehicle operators in his sights. Addressing a Barbados Road Safety Association church service marking World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims at the Sanctuary Empowerment  Centre on Country […]

Fogging schedule for November 20 – 24

Fogging schedule for November 20 – 24

Officers of the Vector Control Unit of the Ministry of Health will continue fogging exercises in parishes throughout Barbados this week, in an effort to control the spread of the Aedes aegypti mosquito. On Monday, November 20, the team will be in St Lucy spraying Checker Hall, Checker Hall Tenantry, Fustic Village, Sutherland, Shermans, Half […]

Barbados below world skills standard

Barbados below world skills standard

Barbados is below the world skills standard. This was revealed by Executive Director of the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) council Henderson Eastmond. “It is time to revisit our national TVET policy both in the Ministry of Labour and Ministry of Education. We have to look at things differently, because if countries are […]

Young male entrepreneurs take the spotlight

Young male entrepreneurs take the spotlight

The Bureau of Gender Affairs on Saturday showcased some of the positive efforts being made by men at the International Men’s Day Exhibition and Symposium held in Queen’s Park Steel Shed. The exhibition highlighted young entrepreneurs in agriculture, agrotechnology and the service industry. Acting Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth Senator Harcourt Husbands commended the […]