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Christmas message from the UPP

Christmas message from the UPP

A merry Christmas to all; to the residents of Barbados and to our visitors who have chosen to spend this festive season with us on our island home. Welcome! I am Lynette Eastmond, leader of the United Progressive Party (UPP). Greetings to you all. In the midst of our celebrations,I would wish us to pause […]

Bishop Jason Gordon – Christmas Message 2017

Bishop Jason Gordon – Christmas Message 2017

“Oh Holy night, the stars are brightly shining.” I greet you all with the fervent prayer that Christ will be born in every heart and every family in our nation.  Indeed, I pray, that the stars shine brightly in the night of our experiences especially this Christmas Season. Do you know that Christmas is the […]

Fire leaves St Philip family of eight homeless

Fire leaves St Philip family of eight homeless

A Hope Land, St Philip family has been left homeless after their four-bedroom wooden house was flattened by fire around 3:30 p.m. on Friday. Julius Richards spoke with Barbados TODAY from the reception lounge of the Casa Grande Hotel where six of the eight family members are being accommodated until Friday, December 29. “My head just […]

Wanted man Damien Wilkinson surrenders

Wanted man Damien Wilkinson surrenders

Thirty-two-year-old Damien Debarge Wilkinson is now in police custody. Wilkinson, of Jordan’s Lane, St Michael, was the subject of a wanted bulletin. He surrendered to police today and is currently assisting with investigations.

‘Good Samaritan’ gets a break

‘Good Samaritan’ gets a break

A good deed performed seven years ago worked to the benefit of a 44-year-old man today when he appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court on a drug charge. Alvin Ricardo Babb, of 1st Avenue, Weekes Land, Goodland, St Michael, pleaded guilty to having cannabis in his possession while on Brownes Beach on December 21. […]

Shop owner held for murder

Shop owner held for murder

A 33-year-old shop owner, accused of murder, has been remanded to HMP Dodds until January 18. It is alleged that Anthony Winston Alleyne, of 1st Avenue Goodland, St Michael,  murdered Tyrone McDonald Babb on December 17. The accused man was not required to plead to the charge when he appeared before Magistrate Douglas Frederick today […]

IMF wish

IMF wish

If the International Monetary Fund (IMF) gets its way, significant changes would be made to how the domestic insurance sector is regulated. In a recent report, the IMF called for the “deficiency in expertise” and funding at the Financial Services Commission (FSC) to be addressed with a view to strengthening its oversight of the multi-billion […]

2018 will not be easy, warns CARICOM SG

2018 will not be easy, warns CARICOM SG

Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretary General Irwin LaRocque Friday warned that next year will not be easy for Barbados and the rest of the 15-nation grouping. However, in the wake of the devastating impact caused by hurricanes on the region this year, he said: “We have shown that we are a resilient people and we have […]

Undersold

Undersold

Veteran calypsonian and Barbados Labour Party (BLP) candidate for St Phillip East John King has decried what he said was “a Barbadian legacy” of selling themselves short in the process of “grabbing at crumbs”. In a wide-ranging interview with Barbados TODAY during which he accused the Democratic Labour Party government of doing a lot of […]