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Kendal Hill proprietor shot

Kendal Hill proprietor shot

A 62-year-old businessman is nursing a gunshot injury to his right shoulder following a shooting incident early this morning at Kendal Hill, Christ Church. The victim, Coaston Payne, is the proprietor of a small retail shop which is attached to his Kendal Hill dwelling. Police say sometime after 4 a.m. Wednesday, he encountered an unknown […]

Another sewage breach reported along the south coast

Another sewage breach reported along the south coast

It was another day of misery for pedestrians and business operators along sections of the south coast, amid what the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) said today was another breach in the network system and a blockage in the sewage lines. This resulted in overflows of effluent water in the Hastings, Worthing and Rendezvous areas. Although […]

Serious accident at Pilgrim Road

Serious accident at Pilgrim Road

At this hour police are on the scene of a serious accident at Pilgrim Road, Christ Church. Details are still sketchy, but the driver of a heavy-duty vehicle had to be rushed to hospital by ambulance after smashing into a wall. Up to 11:30 p.m. the road remained impassable following the 10 p.m. accident.  

Three-vehicle smash up at Porters, St James

Three-vehicle smash up at Porters, St James

Three people complained of injuries following a three-vehicle smash up today along Porters, St James. The accident, which occurred around 12:30 p.m., involved a minibus, B84, driven by 33-year-old Richan Bourne of Lodge Road, Christ Church; a silver Suzuki hired car, driven by 32-year-old Jessica Walker of Husbands, St James; and a white Toyota van, […]

Striking CBC employees to go back to work

Striking CBC employees to go back to work

Striking workers at the state-owned Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) will be back on the job tomorrow, in what their union, the Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU) said was a show of good faith ahead of talks between the state broadcaster and the BWU, initiated by Minister of Labour Dr Esther Byer-Suckoo. The union last night called […]

S&P warns of another Barbados downgrade

S&P warns of another Barbados downgrade

The international ratings agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) today warned of the possibility of another downgrade of Barbados over the next 12 months, while calling on the Freundel Stuart administration to take the necessary steps to lower the country’s high fiscal deficit, strengthen its external liquidity, and reverse its low level of international reserves. The […]

St Lucian woman caught with $100,000 worth of cocaine

St Lucian woman caught with $100,000 worth of cocaine

A 23-year-old St Lucian woman is due to appear in the District ‘B’ Magistrates’ Court here today after she was nabbed on arrival at  the Grantley Adams International Airport on Monday with two kilogrammes of cocaine, valued at $100,000. Johnelle Leeanne Pierre now faces four charges of possession, possession with intent to supply, trafficking and […]

Prison officer arrested and charged

Prison officer arrested and charged

A 54-year-old prison officer is due to appear in the District ‘C’ Magistrates’ Court here today after he was arrested and charged with three drug offences. Robin Wesley Wiltshire of Coach Hill, St John is accused of possession, possession with intent to supply and trafficking of cannabis. Members of the Drug Squad executed a search […]

Kyle exhales

Kyle exhales

Being home has never felt better for Barbadian cricketer Kyle Mayers. Mayers returned home late Friday night after being trapped in hurricane-ravaged Dominica for four days. In an interview with Barbados TODAY shortly after he collected his daughter N’Kyah from school, Mayers said it felt great to be back and surrounded by loved ones. “It’s […]

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