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  1. Man facing drug charges

    Man facing drug charges

    Members of the Suppressing Criminal Activity Targeting Society, (SCATS) Unit have arrested and charged Dwayne Anderson Gibson, 36, of Harlington St Philip, for drug related offences committed sometime...

  2. CRFM wants risk insurance for fisheries sector in the Caribbean

    CRFM wants risk insurance for fisheries sector in the Caribbean

    BELMOPAN, Belize – The Belize-based Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) Friday said the destruction by Hurricanes Irma and Maria underscores the need for regional countries to press forward with...

  3. Schools bring drama, music

    Schools bring drama, music

    TALENT IN SCHOOLS continued to shine bright on Wednesday when the Ministry of Education held its third Lunchtime Concert. This time, the event, which carried the theme Celebrating Quality; Promoting...

  4. 'Elizabeth' keep swim title

    'Elizabeth' keep swim title

    ASHLEY WEEKES' EXPERIENCE in the pool safeguarded Elizabeth’s (Purple) title at St Michael’s Inter-House Swim Championships yesterday. Weekes’ speedy strokes together with sister Serena Weekes and...

  5. Between a pond and a bus pole

    Between a pond and a bus pole

    BUS STOPS IN out-of-the-way places; humorous and sly signs; drainage issues and the sleeping giants – all this to come from the latest Street Beat roam, this week in St Andrew. On the way to Long Pond,...

  6. Mason zaps Chargers

    Mason zaps Chargers

    FORMER NATIONAL CHAMPION Anthazia Mason warmed up for the women’s knockout finals on Sunday with a vicious dismissal of Chargers 25-21, 25-18, 25-22 when the Goddard Enterprises Limited division one volleyball...

  7. Queen's Park home of the arts

    Queen's Park home of the arts

    CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER of the National Cultural Foundation (NCF), Cranston Browne, is optimistic that Barbados’ hosting of CARIFESTA XIII in August will see a greater focus on moving the arts forward....

  8. Photographer dies after saving wife

    Photographer dies after saving wife

    ROLLIN IVOR JEREMIAH WILLIAMS, who with his wife Carol formed the media company WILLCOMM, died yesterday after rescuing his wife at Brandons Beach, St Michael. Rollin, 45, a videographer, and Carol...

  9. Plenty voices for Lupus

    Plenty voices for Lupus

    A LARGE CROWD came out last Sunday evening in support of a worthy cause at the Hope Foundation’s concert called Voices For Lupus 2017. The concert now in it’s fourth year, featured the Voices For Lupus...

  10. No chicken glut

    No chicken glut

    THE RECENT LIFTING OF the ban on the importation of poultry products does not mean that the market will be flooded with European products. This is according to director of the Caribbean Poultry Association...

  11. Harassment bill will take time

    Harassment bill will take time

    A HUMAN RESOURCES practitioner is predicting that it will be a while before the effects of the Employment Sexual Harassment (Prevention) Bill, are felt. Before anything can change, said president of...

  12. Seventh heaven

    Seventh heaven

    THE FINALE OF Mahalia’s Corner was nothing short of unforgettable. With show-stopping performances from both headlining artiste Patrice Roberts and the spotlight act, the Marlon Legall Voice Project,...

  13. AAB’s move

    AAB’s move

      THERE MAY BE even fewer votes up for grabs now. Next week’s Barbados Olympic Association’s (BOA) elections are potentially facing a big shakeup, as the Athletics Association of Barbados put forward...

  14. Haloute sisters top show

    Haloute sisters top show

    THE HALOUTE GIRLS were a force to be reckoned with at the recently concluded third and final leg of the Little League Show Jumping Championship. Abigail, the younger of the two sisters, dominated the...

  15. Go to police!

    Go to police!

    COMPLAIN TO THE police hierarchy when your old criminal case is dismissed for lack of prosecution. That’s the advice of one magistrate as the judicial system grapples with a backlog of cases, some...

  16. UPDATE: Drowning victim identified

    UPDATE: Drowning victim identified

    THE VICTIM OF A drowning at Brandons earlier today has been identified as 45-year-old Rollin Ivor Jeremiah Williams, of Husbands Heights, St. James. The incident occurred at the popular St. Michael...

  17. UPDATE: Drowning at Brandons

    UPDATE: Drowning at Brandons

    Police investigations continue into the circumstances surrounding the unnatural death of a 45-year-old Grenadian man this morning at Brandons beach, St. Michael. Preliminary investigations revealed...

  18. Suspected drowning at Brandons

    Suspected drowning at Brandons

    POLICE ARE CURRENTLY investigating reports of an apparent drowning this morning at Brandons Beach, St. Michael.   More details will be provided as they become available.  

  19. Dominica family saved by the grip of God

    Dominica family saved by the grip of God

    LEE-YAHNA LAWSON’s powerful rendition of I Almost Let Go at the Ministry of Education’s lunchtime concert yesterday was a far cry from the experience she and her family recently went through during Hurricane...

  20. Gardener's bail revoked

    Gardener's bail revoked

    FOR WHAT Magistrate Douglas Frederick called gross disrespect toward both the courts and his surety, Frederick Alfred Haynes will spend the next 28 days at HMP Dodds. Haynes, 44, of Waverly Road, Enterprise,...