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Barbados Today

  1. Missing teenager

    Police are searching for a missing teenager. Fourteen-year-old Shamia Michaela Simpson was last seen by her mother Taneisha Simpson sometime around 11:30 p.m. on Thursday. Shamia is five feet, five inches tall and is dark in complexion. She has a tattoo with her initials “SS” on the left side of her body, brown eyes and […]
  2. Blame them

    A caution from Shadow Minister of the Environment Wilfred Abrahams to Government about putting the country in more debt has drawn the wrath of Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs Senator Jepter Ince, who has accused the Opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) of unleashing “economic terrorism” on the country. The show […]
  3. Catholic Bishop called back to Trinidad

    Catholic Bishop Jason Gordon is preparing to take up a higher position in his native Trinidad and Tobago. Gordon is to be installed as the 13th Archbishop of Port of Spain after his appointment by Pope Francis was officially published on the Holy See Press Office’s website earlier today. The 58-year-old religious leader replaces Archbishop […]
  4. No favouritism in prison promotions – Nurse

    Superintendent of Prisons Lt Col John Nurse is denying charges of favouritism in the selection of officers for promotion. Some prison officers have demanded an investigation into what they said was exploitation of a new academic qualification programme at the University of the West “to promote certain persons of favour”.  At least one officer who […]
  5. Videographer dies at sea

    The regional media fraternity has reacted with shock to the tragic death of 45-year-old Grenadian videographer Rollin Williams, who drowned at Brandons Beach, St Michael sometime after 7 a.m. today. Lawmen say the Husbands Heights, St James resident had gone into the water to assist his wife Carol, who got into difficulty. However, after assisting […]
  6. River Terminal deadline plan

    Minister of Transport Michael Lashley says there is a push to complete the new $3 million River Bus Terminal by January. Work on the multi-million-dollar complex on Nursery Drive, The City is almost a year-and-a-half behind schedule and the Minister’s comments come in response to demands from public service vehicle (PSV) owners and operators for […]
  7. Chancery Lane residents mad about Abed property

    Our lives are in danger. That is the claim of Earl Maynard, one of Barbados’ most famous sportsmen, who joined other residents of Chancery Lane, Christ Church to complain about a large area of bush in the community they believe could lead to a tragedy. For several years residents in the district have called on […]
  8. Fire them!

    Outspoken Government Minister Donville Inniss has suggested that a senior public officer who reportedly failed to act on several letters from a company which has since decided to move part of its business from Barbados, should be fired. It was an example of the tardiness displayed by some in the public sector which the Minister […]
  9. Mottley probe on

    Attorney General Adriel Brathwaite will be presented with a letter tomorrow, calling for an investigation into the requirements necessary to practise law in Barbados. General Secretary of the ruling Democratic Labour Party George Pilgrim told a press conference at the party’s George Street headquarters this afternoon that after some delay, the letter was finally ready for […]
  10. DLP vows not to sell the Transport Board

    The ruling Democratic Labour Party (DLP) is promising Barbadians that it will not privatize the transport system if it were to be elected for a third straight term next election. Seizing on a suggestion last week by economist and Barbados Labour Party (BLP) candidate for Christ Church East Central Ryan Straughn that Government should privatize […]