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  1. UPDATE – Police probe drive-by shooting in The Pine, St Michael

    Two men are nursing gunshot wounds following a shooting incident which occurred sometime after 9 o’clock last night in the area of Block 5, Bottom Close, Wildey, St Michael. During this incident, 40-year-old Kerwin Depeche of Wildey was shot in his right foot, while 35-year-old Ryan Quimby of Bush Hall was shot twice in his […]
  2. Businesses hold little hope of boom from CARIFESTA

    The expectations of Bridgetown retailers and artisans vary on the potential impact of the Caribbean Festival of Arts (CARIFESTA) on business and the arts. The international multicultural event, which will take place from August 17-27 and is expected to attract an estimated 2,000 visitors to Barbados, is the biggest cultural display in the region, bringing […]
  3. Crime tactic

    Attorney General Adriel Brathwaite has identified one way out of Barbados’ rising incidence of gang violence and the proliferation of illegal guns. Speaking this morning at the opening of a workshop on fighting youth crime, Brathwaite said more in-depth regional collaboration on crime data collection and research methodology would go a long way in stopping […]
  4. Police probe drive-by shooting in The Pine, St Michael

    Police are investigating a drive-by shooting which occurred in The Pine, St Michael just after 10 p.m. One eyewitness told Barbados TODAY that assailants in a van opened fire on a group of men in the community before fleeing the scene. It was unclear if anyone was injured in the incident. (more details as they […]
  5. Clothes manufacturers report falling sales

    Garment manufacturers are reporting a drop in sales since the introduction of Government’s controversial National Social Responsibility Levy (NSRL), which has been blamed for an increase in the prices of some back-to-school uniforms. As a result, President of the Small Business Association (SBA) Dean Straker is calling on the Freundel Stuart administration to reconsider the […]
  6. Govt begins phase two of smart energy project

    The Freundel Stuart administration has entered another phase of its Public Sector Smart Energy Programme (PSSEP), hoping to save the country between $32 million and $42 million over the next 20 to 25 years on its electricity bill. Government and electrical installations company Solar Watt Systems Inc today signed a deal worth $5.5 million for […]
  7. Takyla’s pain

    The past year or so has not been easy for Patricia Hunte of Deane’s Village, Hindsbury, St Michael, as she has been watching the last of her three children wither before her very eyes. Yet, nothing she feels can begin to approach the pain that her two-year-old daughter Takyla Lynch is experiencing. Despite her lion […]
  8. Waste offer

    One of Barbados’ most powerful international partners has opened the door for the Freundel Stuart administration to seek funding for a waste management project here, to include recycling. Head of Delegation for the European Commission in Barbados Daniela Tramacere today placed the offer on the table, pointing out that it was about time Government holds […]
  9. BRSA fed up with Lashley’s ‘empty promises’

    President of the Barbados Road Safety Association (BRSA) Sharmane Roland-Bowen said she has had it up to her neck with “false promises” by Minister of Transport and Works Michael Lashley to introduce the long awaited revised Road Traffic Act, and she has called on the minister to make the legislation a reality before year-end. Speaking […]
  10. Dottin breaks silence

     Former Commissioner of Police Darwin Dottin has been speaking out for the first time since being forced out of office four years over by the Police Service Commission (PSC) “in the public interest.” In an extensive interview with Barbados TODAY at his residence on Friday, Dottin, who last month lost his request to the Caribbean […]