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Street character ‘Natalie’ gets a break

Street character ‘Natalie’ gets a break

A self-employed woman, in her late 30s, today made a successful application for two criminal offences against her to be dismissed. Well-known street character Natalie Nicole Harewood, of Monroe Road, Haggatt Hall, St Michael, was charged with robbing Latoya Benn of a $75 handbag, a $550 cellular phone, and $400 in cash on September 8, […]

No permit

No permit

A 30-year-old vendor has been barred from selling items in public places. Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant issued the order on Makonen Amani Grant, of Kings Village, Holders Hill, St James, today after he pleaded guilty to offering juices for sale on Swan Street without the necessary permit. Police approached Grant yesterday on the popular City street […]

Not so fast, Mia!

Not so fast, Mia!

Very disturbing! That’s how former Prime Minister Owen Arthur has described the position taken by Opposition Leader Mia Mottley in relation to the appointment of a Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) and other high level Government officials. Addressing the Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry here last week, Mottley expressed concern that certain key appointments […]

Down to the wire

Down to the wire

Don’t rule out the incumbent Prime Minister Freundel Stuart and the ruling Democratic Labour Party (DLP) just yet. This sound word of caution from former Prime Minister Owen Arthur today as he gave his frank and independent assessment of the outcome of the next general elections, constitutionally due here by the middle of next year. […]

Superb Greenidge puts Reynold Weekes in final

Superb Greenidge puts Reynold Weekes in final

A magnificent five-wicket haul from Reynold Weekes Primary captain, Micah Greenidge, ensured his team reached the Guardian Group National Sports Council Herman Griffith Primary Schools final for the first time in 20 years, when they beat St Giles Primary by 34 runs on Tuesday. Playing in the semi-final at Briar Hall, the boys from Four […]

Bicyclist injured

Bicyclist injured

A 17-year-old bicyclist was left nursing injuries after he lost control while riding this morning. According to police at the scene, Akin Doras Webster was travelling along St Helen’s Road, St George when he fell to the ground. He suffered lacerations to his face, mouth and arms. Webster was treated by emergency personnel on the […]

Wanted: Shaquille Cumberbatch, Jermaine Gill

Wanted: Shaquille Cumberbatch, Jermaine Gill

Police are on the hunt for two men wanted in connection with serious criminal matters. Wanted is 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. Cumberbatch is six feet tall, slim and dark in complexion. He has a long head, pointed nose, […]

Missing teenager: Rotonia Tamara Mayers

Missing teenager: Rotonia Tamara Mayers

Police are searching for a missing teenager. She is Rotonia Tamara Mayers of Round Rock, Silver Sands, Christ Church. Mayers was last seen by her mother last week Thursday at home around 5:30 p.m. At the time she was wearing a light blue jean pants and a white shirt with a multi-coloured design. Rotonia is […]

Strike action looming at SSA

Strike action looming at SSA

Aggrieved workers of the state-owned Sanitation Service Authority (SSA) are scheduled to meet with their union tomorrow morning amid the threat of industrial action. The 6.30 a.m. meeting of all SSA workers has been called by the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW), bargaining agent for the garbage collection workers, to thrash out three main […]