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St Lucy claims Parish Ambassadors title

St Lucy claims Parish Ambassadors title

It was another title for the North at the Sir Garfield Sobers Gymnasium Saturday night for the Spirit Nation of the Awards. For the fifth time, St Lucy took home the 2017 Most Outstanding Parish Ambassadors. Daimon Rock and Jennice King were beside themselves as they accepted their awards while their supporters rushed on stage […]

BLP releases first draft of Integrity Commission Bill

BLP releases first draft of Integrity Commission Bill

The Barbados Labour Party (BLP) today released the first draft of its Integrity Commission Bill which it said would help to curb rampant corruption in Barbados. The BLP’s trio of Dale Marshall, Ralph Thorne and Wilfred Abrahams shared sections of the document during a press conference at the office of the Leader of the Opposition. […]

Missing 12-year-old girl traced

Missing 12-year-old girl traced

Twelve-year-old Ashani Mary Jane Petite of Foul Bay, St Philip, who was reported missing on Friday, November 17, has been traced and is safe. Police Public Relations Officer, Inspector Roland Cobbler (ag), has thanked the public and the media for their assistance in this matter.

Police trying to find owners of stolen cars

Police trying to find owners of stolen cars

As police continue their investigations into previous reported cases of car thefts, they are seeking the assistance of the public in identifying the owners of two motor cars which are currently in their possession. The police say the identifying characteristics of the two cars have been altered. Anyone who may have had a white NZE […]

Sewage system to be upgraded

Sewage system to be upgraded

Major upgrades are on the cards for Barbados’ sewage system. Minister of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Water Resource Management,   Dr David Estwick, made the announcement on Friday as he addressed the official launch of the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Renewable Energy Project.  It was held at the BWA’s headquarters […]

Adopt A Stop pulls controversial signs

Adopt A Stop pulls controversial signs

The controversial RH signs which were installed at some bus shelters have been taken down. The bright yellow signs bearing the slogan Stop RH Littering caused a stir on social media after they were installed. The Adopt A Stop bus shelter project which was responsible for installing them said they were asked by the authorities to […]

St Philip 12-year-old missing

St Philip 12-year-old missing

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 12-year-old Ashani Mary Jane Petite of Foul Bay, St Philip, a pupil of the Princess Margaret Secondary School. She was last seen by her mother Amelia Petite sometime around 8:30 a.m. on Friday, November 17 when she left home for school. At the time she was wearing […]

Death shock

Death shock

Residents of Wanstead Gardens, St Michael were thrown into an immediate state of shock this morning after the lifeless body of 44-year-old Winston Forde was discovered hanging from the rafters in his home, with a sheet around his neck. Forde, originally from Fruitful Hill, St Andrew, occupied Apartment 6 in the Benny Hill Apartments. He […]

Scantlebury held on drug charge

Scantlebury held on drug charge

A 27-year-old man, of no fixed place of abode, will call HMP Dodds home for the next 28 days. Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant today remanded Ricardo Scantlebury to prison after he pleaded not guilty to a charge of having apparatus in his possession for the misuse of cocaine. However, the prosecutor objected to bail on the […]