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CLICO saviours

CLICO saviours

Government is taking on a near $400 million risk associated with the collapsed CLICO International Life insurance, but a senior state official said today it was a must in order to protect the country’s financial sector. Leading off debate in the Senate this morning on the CLICO International Life Insurance Guarantee Amendment Bill which was […]

Batting concern

Batting concern

Head coach Emmerson Trotman has called on the struggling Barbados Pride to improve their batting, as they gear up to face Leeward Islands Hurricanes in the sixth round match in the Regional Four-Day Championship starting at Warner Park in St Kitts on Thursday. Currently, the Shamarh Brooks-led Pride sit one place from bottom in fifth […]

Rape accused gets bail

Rape accused gets bail

Four days after wanted man Jermaine Ryan Gill was captured by police, he appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrate Court today on a rape charge.. Gill appeared before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant and was granted $5000 bail with one surety. As part of his bail conditions, he must report to the District ‘A’ Police Station every […]

Hall remanded to Dodds

Hall remanded to Dodds

  Twenty-one-year-old Nickolas Ishmael Raheem Hall was remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison Dodds today after appearing at the Holetown Magistrate Court. He has been charged with unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of six rounds of ammunition and unlawful possession of 28 grams on cocaine. Hall, a resident of #1 Halls Village, St James, […]

High surf advisory and small craft warning in effect until Sunday

High surf advisory and small craft warning in effect until Sunday

The Barbados Meteorological Services has issued a high surf advisory and a small craft warning for the island The forecasters say large waves and dangerous currents will create unsafe conditions for small-craft operators and they have strongly advised sea bathers and other users of the sea to stay out of the water. The Met Office […]

St Lucy man missing

St Lucy man missing

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing 44-year-old man. Richard Decoursey Rollock, of Half Moon Fort, St Lucy, was last seen around 9 a.m. on Monday, December 4, 2017 in the Cheapside Terminal awaiting a bus for home. At the time he was wearing a long black pants, a dark coloured Hawaiian print shirt, […]

Two missing persons found

Two missing persons found

Police say they have located two people were previously reported missing. Lawmen say 14-year-old Gabrielle Delicia Murray, of Cherry Grove, St John, and 30-year-old Sade Akieba Antonio Straughn, of Rock Hampton Road, Jackson, St Michael, have been traced and are safe. No other details were provided. “The administration of the Royal Barbados Police Force thanks […]

Two people missing

Two people missing

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing woman and a missing girl. Lawmen say 14-year-old Gabrielle Delicia Murray, of Cherry Grove, St John, was last seen by her father sometime around 7 a.m. on Monday, December 4, 2017 when he transported her to the Fairchild Street Bus Terminal to catch a bus […]

Barbadian workers worried about job security – NISE survey

Barbadian workers worried about job security – NISE survey

With the local economy said to be on the decline for much of the last decade, a recent survey has found that Barbadian employees are becoming increasingly insecure about their jobs. The 2016 National Initiative for Service Excellence (NISE) Employment Engagement Index (NEEX) also shows that the lack of job security is negatively impacting on […]