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06 June 2010

A FILE alleging criminal wrong-doing by CLICO International Life Insurance Limited (CIL) is now in the hands of the Royal Barbados Police Force.   Read More

Dewars and Brydens join forces

06 June 2010

ONE OF THE world's most popular whisky brands, Dewars Blended Scotch Whisky Read More


Nurse Asgill's healing touch

06 June 2010

MARIA ASGILL WAS WEARING a St Patrick's Roman Catholic Secondary School uniform on a Friday. Read More


Paul: Govt jobs not only option

06 June 2010

JOBS, housing and drainage are among the pressing needs of St Michael West Central constituents.   Read More

Meeting on tomorrow

06 June 2010

THE EYES of the world will be on Barbados over the next few days when a number of Commonwealth ministers Read More



06 June 2010

OPERATIONS at the Grantley Adams International Airport were disrupted briefly yesterday morning when air traffic controllers failed to turn up for duty.   Read More


Estwick 'was a good man'

06 June 2010

FORMER Minister of Education and Culture Tyrone Cecil Estwick is dead.   Read More


Kasheena's amazing memory

06 June 2010

WHEN SHE WALKED ONTO THE STAGE  at the Frank Collymore Hall two Thursday nights ago, Read More


To market they went

05 June 2010

Sweet Potatoes, carrots, onions, and sweet peppers were in abundance yesterday Read More


Polyclinic nurses want tighter security

05 June 2010

BEEF UP SECURITY. That was the cry of nearly two dozen nurses at the Black Rock Polyclinic who were off the job for more than an hour yesterday morning, incensed over the theft of a colleague's bag from a locker. Rosemary Nelson, a health sister at the polyclinic... Read More


Mobile fowl coop

05 June 2010

A ‘trolley’ fowl run? What will be thought of next? Those were Damian Murrell’s thoughts when he came across this scene in Blades Hill, St Philip, recently. "[I heard] chickens and when I looked around I saw these chickens in a trolley with a piece of galvanise on the... Read More


Vincentian again on drug charges

05 June 2010

A VINCENTIAN NATIONAL who evaded drug charges from 2001 has again been arrested on similar charges. Kirtis Joseph Quashie, 39, of Belair, St Vincent and the Grenadines, was arrested following a drugs seizure by members of the Drug Squad of the Royal Barbados Police... Read More

PM: Thanks for good wishes

05 June 2010

PRIME MINISTER DAVID THOMPSON yesterday expressed thanks to Barbadians for their prayers and good wishes. Speaking briefly on his health situation in the House of Assembly, he said "the battle is not over" and expressed gratitude for the outpouring of goodwill from... Read More

Bahamas tax 'one of lowest in world'

05 June 2010

NASSAU - The level of tax taken in by the Bahamas government each year remains "one of the lowest in the world" and simply "cannot cut it" in the long term, Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham said yesterday. Ingrahan defended tax increases being imposed in this year's budget... Read More

Air Jamaica plans   to resume flights

05 June 2010

BARBADIANS and visitors stand to benefit from the return of Air Jamaica's popular summer service from New York (JFK) to Barbados and Grenada. In a Press release yesterday, the airline also announced the resumption of its service to the Grand Cayman. Starting July... Read More


New Orleans folk fear minor cave-ins

05 June 2010

RESIDENTS of 3rd Avenue New Orleans now fear for their safety since several people have been noticing minor cave-ins across the neighbourhood. Yesterday, Tawonda Mayers was hanging clothes in her yard when her right leg fell through the earth, up to her hip. Mayers,... Read More

No youth gang crisis, says Stuart

05 June 2010

SOME BAJAN YOUTHS may be restless, but youth gangs aren't a menace to Barbados. Still, the Royal Barbados Police Force is keeping an eye on the problem to ensure it doesn't get out of hand. So said Barbados' Attorney General Freundel Stuart, who has warned against... Read More

Gas station loiterer fined $500

05 June 2010

HE MIGHT HAVE BEEN on the gas station's property, said Rohan Antonio Drakes, but he wasn't loitering and he definitely was not there to commit a crime. "It is true I was there but I wouldn't consider it there to commit theft," he said in the District "A" Magistrates'... Read More

Dumping still flood danger

05 June 2010

by LISA KING   This year's Atlantic hurricane season, which started on Tuesday, is projected to be a fierce one. One of the concerns will be how well our drainage system in known flood-prone areas will handle any major rainfall. In this, the final of a three-part series,... Read More


05 June 2010

by CAROL-ANN TUDOR   LIFE HAS BECOME a nightmare for a St Michael mother who wants her 11-year-old daughter transferred from a school where she was allegedly raped by a 15-year-old boy. The unemployed woman told the SATURDAY SUN that her daughter and the boy, who... Read More

Man charged

05 June 2010

A 37-YEAR-OLD Christ Church man has been charged with the murder of Sharece Griffith, whose body was found near Wotton Plantation House, Christ Church, on Monday night. He is Elroy O'Brien Pile of Montrose and formerly of Butlers Avenue, Lodge Road. He will appear... Read More


Do you agree with the Barbados Licensing Authority’s decision to repeal the decision to require motorist to provide proof of address in order to renew their licenses or register new vehicles?