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Florida students to march on Washington in call for gun reform

Florida students to march on Washington in call for gun reform

  SOURCE: AFP Students who survived a mass shooting at their Florida school announced plans today to march on Washington in a bid to “shame” lawmakers into reforming laws that make powerful firearms readily available. The “March for our Lives” will take place on March 24, with sister marches planned across the country, a group […]

Update: Ministry of Education on Grantley Adams Memorial Secondary School

Update: Ministry of Education on Grantley Adams Memorial Secondary School

The Grantley Adams Memorial Secondary School will reopen on Monday even as the Ministry of Education gave the assurance that it will continue to work with staff to find solutions to the challenges affecting that institution. The commitment came on the heels of two days of talks – Thursday February 7, and Friday February 8 […]

T&T artistes take top spots in International Soca Monarch

T&T artistes take top spots in International Soca Monarch

TRINIDAD – Aaron St Louis, the “Voice,” scored his third consecutive victory as Trinidad and Tobago artistes swept the International Soca Monarch competition here on Friday night. The competition, which forms part of the carnival celebrations that ends on Tuesday with the street jump up, attracted contestants from several other Caribbean islands including Barbados. St […]

Grantley Adams school closed tomorrow

Grantley Adams school closed tomorrow

  Parents and guardians of students attending the Grantley Adams Memorial Secondary School are advised that the school at Blackmans, St. Joseph, will be closed tomorrow, Thursday, February 8. The closure is to facilitate a meeting between officials of the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation and teaching and non-teaching members of staff at […]

Missing girl: Kim Sherry Ann Rollins

Missing girl: Kim Sherry Ann Rollins

  Police are trying to locate a missing 15-year-old girl. She is Kim Sherry Ann Rollins of Rendezvous Terrace, Christ Church. She was last seen by her mother Vanda Rollins at home sometime between 9 p.m., on Tuesday, January 30 and 4:45 a.m., on Wednesday, January 31. At the time she was wearing a pink […]

Bicyclist injured in accident

Bicyclist injured in accident

A 55-year-old bicyclist was injured today after being involved in an accident with a police officer along Spring Garden around 11:40 a.m. Leon Archer of Upper Goodland, St Michael was struck by a vehicle driven by 53-year-old police constable Henry Thorne who is assigned to the Motor Transport Department. Archer suffered injuries to both legs […]

Over to Vaucluse

Over to Vaucluse

There was rain in the forecast last Saturday, but that did not stop patrons from heading out to Vaucluse, St Thomas for the latest installment of Mashup Reset. Dressed in sneakers and wellingtons with their coolers in tow, many came fully geared up for an epic battle between soca and dancehall. After a slow start, […]

Three-vehicle smash up at Spooners Hill

Three-vehicle smash up at Spooners Hill

Emergency services are on the scene of a three-vehicle smash-up at the Long Gap junction in Spooners Hill, St Michael. Two route taxis and a truck belonging to Zephirin’s Bakery were involved in the accident. Public Relations Officer of the Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF) Acting Inspector Roland Cobbler told Barbados TODAY that 17 people […]

Jamaican national to spend 18 months at Dodds

Jamaican national to spend 18 months at Dodds

A Jamaican national will spend the next 18 months at Her Majesty’s Prison Dodds after pleading guilty to a number of drug related offences. Thirty-year-old Bassonia Collister McDermouth was charged with possession, possession with intent to supply, trafficking and importation of cannabis as well as the possession of counterfeit currency. McDermouth arrived here last Thursday. […]

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