Verbena overjoyed

21 January 2017

THE NATIONAL ASSISTANCE BOARD (NAB) has come to the rescue of 74-year-old Verbena Shepherd. Last week, the SUNDAY SUN highlighted the deplorable housing conditions of the elderly woman, who has been living at Prerogative, St George, in a house given to her by the NAB... Read More


I swear . . .

21 January 2017

DONALD JOHN TRUMP, 70, was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States yesterday in Washington DC. Before past presidents Barack Obama, Geroge Bush Jr and Bill Clinton, the man who shocked the world to win the November elections took the oath. Read More


Jailed for stabbing ex

21 January 2017

AFTER HE WAS caught in a lie about the woman he stabbed more than three years ago, Dario Ramana Stuart was jailed for a year. Stuart, 24, of 5th Avenue, Peterkin Road, Bank Hall, St Michael, started by telling the court that he was guilty of maliciously wounding... Read More


Christ Church woman on money laundering charge gets bail

20 January 2017

A 39-YEAR-OLD woman charged with money laundering in connection to $185 740 was released on bail today. Dawn Latrecia Taylor-Burgess of 14B Maloney Drive, Chancery Lane North, Christ Church was not required to plead to the indictable charges when she went before... Read More


Wanted man turns himself in

20 January 2017

LESS THAN 24 hours after police issued a wanted man bulletin for Jamar Leroy Ifill, he surrendered. The 28-year-old of Gall Hill Development #3, St John turned himself into police today accompanied by an attorney. Police say he is currently assisting with investigations.... Read More


PM: Government committed to a revitalised Bridgetown     

20 January 2017

GOVERNMENT IS COMMITTED to the revitalisation of Bridgetown, says Prime Minister Freundel Stuart, who described it as a “very important” city. He made the comments recently during a meeting with chairman of the Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s committee... Read More


CBC: Show cut not politics

20 January 2017

THE REMOVAL OF president of the Barbados Road Safety Association (BRSA) Sharmane Roland-Bowen as a guest on the Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation’s (CBC) Mornin’ Barbados show had nothing to do with politics. That assurance has come from CBC’s general manager Doug... Read More


Double take

20 January 2017

WHEN THE BARBADOS National Terminal Company Limited (BNTCL) is sold Government is expected to rake in more than double what was speculated as the sale price. Reliable sources informed the WEEKEND NATION that Sol, owned by Barbadian business mogul Sir Kyffin Simpson,... Read More


It’s not us in third party!

20 January 2017

PROPAGANDA. That’s how some familiar faces in politics reacted to reports that they had joined forces with a newly formed third party called the Barbados Integrity Movement (BIM). “I am not a member of any new political party. Unless they expelled me, I am still... Read More


Family in pain over shock death

20 January 2017

FOLLOWING the brutal murder of a young father, his grandmother is calling for an end to the violence in Barbados. Brenda Lewis, of Fairview, Christ Church, is placing everything in God’s hands following the killing of 22-year-old Romario Lewis, who was found lying... Read More


New $8m asphalt plant

20 January 2017

THERE IS A NEW player in asphalt manufacturing and road paving in Barbados, and that company wants a piece of the action on the Highway 1 repaving project set to be done by CO Williams Construction. Cemix Asphalt, which is part of the Bess Mining group operated by... Read More


St Joseph slipping

20 January 2017

HORSE HILL, St Joseph, is galloping away and the people there are along for the ride. The issue of land slippage is not a new one in the area and has already claimed the St Joseph Parish Church, which has been closed and deconsecrated after the infrastructure started... Read More


‘Missing’ owner hindering repairs

20 January 2017

WHEN THE rain falls, Frank McClean’s home and the area around it become a swimming pool. The 79-year-old Six Men’s, St Peter, resident lives in a dilapidated house with a leaky roof and inoperable front door, a house he said he had been trying to get repaired for... Read More


Pottery peril

20 January 2017

POTTERY IN Barbados may be on the decline. While there are still talented potters creating beautiful works of art, interest and participation may be waning. At Earthworks in Edghill Heights, St Thomas, staff said the season was not to the level they were accustomed... Read More


Chefette closing City branch

20 January 2017

FAST FOOD CHAIN Chefette is closing one of its City branches from today but there will be no layoffs, it said. In a press release yesterday the restaurant said its Fairchild Street, location was closing since the lease was not renewed by landlord, the Barbados Workers’... Read More


Man who was missing traced

19 January 2017

A MAN WHO WAS reported missing earlier this week has been traced. Police say 26-year-old Elwin Baptiste of Bath Land, St John, who was reported missing on Monday has been traced and is safe. The Administration of the Royal Barbados Police Force thanked the public... Read More


WANTED: Jamar Leroy Ifill

19 January 2017

THE ROYAL Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of the public in locating a man wanted in connection with serious criminal matters. He is Jamar Leroy Ifill, alias “Sammo”, 28 years, last known address, Gall Hill Development #3, St John. He is about 5’7”... Read More


PM: Full and frank discussions needed on CSME

19 January 2017

PRIME MINISTER Freundel Stuart believes the time has come to have “full and frank discussions” on the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). Stuart, who is the Lead CARICOM Head with Responsibility for CSME, expressed this view recently during a meeting with several... Read More


Love, Poetry and Song to benefit HIV/AIDS Food Bank again

19 January 2017

THE SIXTH EDITION of Love, Poetry & Song comes off at the Drill Hall Range of the Barbados Defence Force’s St Ann’s Fort base on February 18 at 6 p.m. It is an edutainment drive by the Education Committee of the Barbados Government Information Service, which raises... Read More


Public warned about counterfeit notes in circulation

19 January 2017

THE CENTRAL BANK of Barbados is warning residents and business owners to be on the lookout for counterfeit money. “In recent months, we have seen an increase in the number of counterfeit notes, particularly $100 notes from the older (2007) series and $20 notes from... Read More


Shooting victim identified

19 January 2017

THE YOUNG MAN who was found dead at Highland, Foursquare, St Philip this morning has been identified as Romario Lewis. The 22-year-old of Fairview, Christ Church was shot dead sometime after 2 a.m. Police officers responding to reports of a shooting found Lewis’... Read More




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