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Both BLP and DLP neglected St Peter, candidate suggests

Both BLP and DLP neglected St Peter, candidate suggests

Former Barbados and West Indies Under-19 cricket captain Dave Cumberbatch came out swiping last night as he delivered his maiden speech as the ruling Democratic Labour Party’s (DLP) candidate for St Peter. Cumberbatch, 53, made his name as a cricketer in the early 1980s. Now he is seeking to deny the Opposition Barbados Labour Party’s […]

Gag order

Gag order

Former Prime Minister Owen Arthur said today there was only one gift he would love to purchase outspoken Government minister Donville Inniss for Christmas, and that is a political ‘gag’. At the same time the Member of Parliament for St Peter has taken umbrage at what he said was nothing short of “a crude onslaught” […]

Walker denies stealing lumber from church office

Walker denies stealing lumber from church office

A 54-year-old man, accused of stealing $299 worth of lumber from the East Caribbean Conference of Seventh Day Adventists on November 15, has been remanded to prison. Ron Ricardo Walker, of no fixed place of abode, pleaded not guilty before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant to the charge. Sergeant Cameron Gibbons objected to bail on the grounds […]

Trio held for Bulkeley robbery

Trio held for Bulkeley robbery

Three 30-year-old men, who allegedly robbed the supervisor at Bulkeley Plantation in St George last month, have been remanded to HMP Dodds until December 12. Jermaine Kenneth King, of No. 274, 4th Avenue, Windward Gardens, St Philip; Ramon Jamar Goodridge, of Waverly Cot, St George; and Damien Andre Collymore, of Carmichael Tenantry, St George, are […]

House Speaker in new legal dispute with client

House Speaker in new legal dispute with client

For the second time in three years, Queen’s Counsel Michael Carrington, who is also Speaker of the House of Assembly, has found himself before the law courts over a money dispute with one of his clients. In the latest legal standoff, Ajax Construction Inc has filed a lawsuit in the Supreme Court, challenging the level […]

Garbage dispute takes a new turn

Garbage dispute takes a new turn

The messy dispute surrounding the dump at Lower Estate, St George has taken a new turn. Owner of the quarry and Chief Executive Officer of Project Recycle Anderson Fat Child Cherry has called in the Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF) after number of people were apparently caught on camera “trespassing” on the compound after business […]

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Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has again stood defiant in the wake of a series of downgrades, telling party supporters Barbados could not be downgraded by any rating agency. “No rating agency in the world can downgrade Barbados. Rating agencies can downgrade your credit rating, your ability to borrow money, but they cannot downgrade you as […]

UPP alleges postal fraud

UPP alleges postal fraud

The United Progressive Party (UPP) is alleging that something fishy is going on at the post office which rises to the level of  postal fraud. UPP candidate for St Michael East Paul Forte is charging that he mailed just over a thousand letters to constituents, but somehow, not a single one was delivered. “I sent […]

Child Care Board reports progress in resolving abuse cases

Child Care Board reports progress in resolving abuse cases

The Child Care Board (CCB) is reporting breakthroughs in a number of cases being investigated by the state agency. However, Chairman Kenneth Knight would not disclose which cases had been fully resolved or how close the CCB was to concluding others. “It is substantial progress. There is not only one case, there are several cases […]