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Guyanese man gets life sentence for killing teen

Guyanese man gets life sentence for killing teen


GEORGETOWN, Guyana – A High Court judge on Monday sentenced a businessman to life imprisonment with the possibility of parole after 20 years, following his conviction for the 2018 murder of 19-year-old Nyron Vyphuis, who was attempting to save the ma...

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UPDATE: Man charged with making false report

UPDATE: Man charged with making false report


The man who was charged with making a false report to police was granted bail and given a new date after appearing in Court today. Dave Orlando Maynard, 38 years, of Lashley Road, Fitts Village, St James, pleaded not guilty in the Holetown Magistr...

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Social media post based on “absolutely incorrect information”

Social media post based on “absolutely incorrect information”


A voice note making the rounds on social media over the weekend claimed that a woman who received her second COVID-19 shot “yesterday”, collapsed and died “today”, in essence attributing the death to the vaccine. The Ministry of Health and Wellnes...

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16 more COVID cases

16 more COVID cases


Eight males and eight females are the latest people to be diagnosed with COVID-19. The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory conducted 1 145 tests on Sunday, August 22. There are currently 161 people in isolation. Since the start of the p...

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Off The Post: Talking Football

Off The Post: Talking Football


Off The Post is a brand new podcast with host Nick Maitland. And it is all about football – local football, regional football, international football. The first guest is Keith “Grell” Griffith, and together they explore many topics, including t...

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WANTED: Louwayne Joel Branch

WANTED: Louwayne Joel Branch


The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of the general public in locating Louwayne Joel Branch, who is wanted in connection with a serious criminal matter. Branch, whose last known address is 6th Avenue, Bagatelle Heights, St Tho...

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Fire at Colonnade Mall under control

Fire at Colonnade Mall under control


The fire at Colonnade Mall in The City is under control and the Barbados Fire Service has given the all-clear for surrounding businesses to resume. However, those operating out of the Mall itself will have to await further word from both police an...

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Man charged with making false report

Man charged with making false report


A 38-year-old St James man is scheduled to appear in court today, charged with making a false robbery report to police Accord to a media release from the Royal Barbados Police Force, Dave Orlando Maynard of Lashley Road, Fitts Village, “caused the...

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Fire at Colonnade Mall

Fire at Colonnade Mall


The Barbados Fire Service is battling a fire in the country’s capital, Bridgetown. Acting Fire Chief, Henderson Patrick told the media moments ago they had advised owners of retail stores in the Colonnade Mall, not to allow staff members into the ...

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Labour Matters Episode 7: My employer mandates vaccination

Labour Matters Episode 7: My employer mandates vaccination


What steps should you take if your employer mandates a COVID-19 vaccine as a requirement for work? Labour attorney Michelle Russell explains this and more, this week on Labour Matters. ......