WEDNESDAY WOMAN: Constance keeps pressing on

29 March 2017

THE INAUGURAL Dorian Pile Essay Competition winner is by no means a writer. Constance Maloney said she simply decided to challenge herself to write because there was a segment open to members of the disabled community, an unusual occurrence. The competition was... Read More


Garage and storeroom destroyed in fire, mosque damaged

29 March 2017

POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING a fire of unknown origin, which occurred around 2:55 a.m. today at Lot #5, 7th Avenue, Belleville, St Michael. The blaze destroyed a garage, a Mitsubishi car and a Toyota SUV on the property of 72-year-old Ebrahim Mohamed. A storeroom... Read More


Nation Update: Book Character Day at St Boniface

29 March 2017

Students of St Boniface Nursery School dressed up for Book Character Day. Read More


Nation Update: Tension among squatters

29 March 2017

Some non-nationals have sparked tension in the Rock Hall community in St Philip. Read More


Nation Update: No more Campus Trendz

29 March 2017

The building which housed the Campus Trendz store was demolished over the weekend. Read More



29 March 2017

THE ROYAL BARBADOS Police Force is working with a theory that five men are driving around in a vehicle committing a number of serious crimes across the island. Police said yesterday that while the suspects were committing these acts, they were also targeting victims.... Read More


Bosses: Act favours employees

29 March 2017

EMPLOYERS ARE BEING urged to add clauses to employees’ contracts so they “don’t have an out”. The advice was given by Dr Nella Ann Roberts, chief executive officer of High-Impact Consulting Group, to chief executive officers and human resource managers at a workshop... Read More


Elderly tenant gets evicted

29 March 2017

WITH TEARS STREAMING down her cheeks, a distraught and at times inconsolable Edmunda Gittens could only watch on in disbelief as the house she had called home for 80 years was stripped down to its foundation. Yesterday’s development was the end result of a bitter... Read More


Mixed views on corned beef

29 March 2017

WHERE’S THE BEEF? Right back on Barbadian shelves. But while many Barbadians are over the moon about corned beef going back on sale, some still have their doubts. On Monday, the temporary ban placed on all corned beef from Brazil was lifted. During a media briefing... Read More


Mandela still sees pockets of racism

29 March 2017

DESPITE THE EFFORTS of late freedom fighter Nelson Mandela, racism continues to be an issue in South Africa. However, his grand daughter and social activist Ndileka Mandela said she believed that economic equality could lead to a decrease in discrimination. While... Read More


Akanni responds to Jones, Irene

29 March 2017

PRESIDENT OF THE National Union of Public Workers (NUPW), Akanni McDowall, is querying why the ruling Democratic Labour Party (DLP) administration is making such ado about the union’s upcoming elections. Calling it “a distraction”, he told the MIDWEEK NATION: “The... Read More


Case made for emergency housing

29 March 2017

GOVERNMENT has been called on to utilise the former Louis Lynch Secondary School to provide emergency housing for fire victims. The school at Whitepark Road, St Michael, was closed in 2005 over health and environmental concerns. It remains in a derelict state. Read More


Loiterer asks for restriction

29 March 2017

A ‘PEEPING TOM’ who was stoned by residents, asked the court to restrict him from returning to the “dangerous” area. A heavily bandaged Kensley Donald Jacob, 55, of Rendezvous, Main Road, Worthing View, Christ Church, pleaded guilty to loitering on Forde’s Road,... Read More


Doc: Costly baby care

29 March 2017

CARING FOR BABIES at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) has a high price tag. According to head of the Department of Paediatrics Dr Clyde Cave, it can cost up to a $1/4 million per baby. He said it involved incubators, monitors, ventilators and sometimes three infusion... Read More


Boy, 6, struck by car along Whitepark Road

28 March 2017

POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING the circumstances surrounding an accident in which a six-year-old boy was hit by a car. It occurred around 3:30 p.m. today along White Park Road, St Michael. Police say Arimani Greaves of 3rd Avenue, Station Hill, St Michael was attempting... Read More


Missing St Peter man located

28 March 2017

FIFTY-YEAR-OLD Kenmore Decoursey Hinds who was reported missing earlier today has been traced. The Skeetes Road, Mile & Quarter, St Peter resident was reported by his sister who last saw him on Wednesday when he left home to go to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. ... Read More


Wanted man turns himself in

28 March 2017

WANTED MAN AKEM Jabary Leon surrendered to police today accompanied by an attorney. Police say the 24-year-old who is also known as “Pet”, “Peck Head” or “Bobby” is assisting them with investigations. Leon, who lived at Eden Lodge, St Michael and 3rd Avenue Manning... Read More


Term II ends April 6 for students

28 March 2017

THE HILARY SCHOOL Term will end next week. Public schools will close for students on Thursday, April 6, and for teachers on Friday, April 7. Schools will break for a little over two weeks for the Easter holidays and resume on Monday, April 24, for teachers, and... Read More


SJPP extends deadline for applications to April 7

28 March 2017

THE SAMUEL JACKMAN Prescod Polytechnic (SJPP) has extended its late applications deadline for several of its programmes and courses until Friday, April 7. The programmes and courses are: Animal Husbandry; Crop Husbandry; Landscaping & Horticulture; Agriculture 1;... Read More


Taitt Hill robbers suspected of other crimes

28 March 2017

POLICE ARE APPEALING for information surrounding the aggravated burglary at Taitt Hill Minimart and Bar room on March 25. Five men armed with gun entered the Taitt Hill, St George business and robbed the proprietor Ivan Lowe and four patrons. Police say the five... Read More


Missing: Kenmore Hinds and Kenville Clarke

28 March 2017

POLICE ARE SEEKING the assistance of the public in locating two missing men. One is 50-year-old Kenmore Decoursey Hinds of Skeete’s Road, Mile & A Quarter, St Peter. He was last seen by his sister Marva Hinds around 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday March 22, when he departed... Read More




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