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St James men on drug and gun charges remanded to HMP Dodds

Two St James men – Kadeem Chad Remalo Jones and Juan Juist Geraldo Clement  – were remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison Dodds after appearing before Magistrate Wanda Blair in the Holetown Magistrates’ Court today. Jones, 26, of Endeavour #3, and Clement, 32, of Jackman’s Road, Endeavour, have been charged with multiple drug and gun related […]

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St James men to appear in court tomorrow on multiple charges

Two men will tomorrow appear in the Holetown Magistrates’ Court on a string of drug and gun related charges. They are 26-year-old Kadeem Chad Remalo Jones of Endeavour #3 St James and 32-year-old Juan Juist Geraldo Clement of Jackman’s Road, Endeavour, St James. Jones was arrested last Friday after police executed a search warrant at […]

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QEH temporarily halts all elective surgeries

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital  revealed that it will only be performing emergency surgeries at this time to address a number of concerns. In a statement management said the hospital is aiming to rectify the issues by early next week. Here is the full text of the statement.   The Board of Management of the Queen […]

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Police probe unnatural death

  Lawmen are conducting investigations into an unnatural death at Bibby’s Lane, St Michael. Police discovered the body of a young male at a house around 7:50 a.m., after receiving a call by the man’s friend. (more details as they come to hand.)

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Mottley calls on PM Stuart to set a date for general elections

Leader of the Barbados Labour Party Mia Mottley has appealed to Prime Minister Freundel Stuart to set a date for general elections. In a strong letter, Mottley lamented that Barbados was drifting and citizens were suffering, citing a litany of woes including sick buildings, mounting garbage, poor transport, and the crippling impact of the National […]

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Police probe unnatural death

Police are investigating an unnatural death. A body was discovered behind the Bridgetown Fisheries Complex, Princess Alice Highway,  around 2:50 p.m. Public Relations Officer of the Royal Barbados Police Force Acting Inspector Rodney Inniss told Barbados TODAY police responded to a call from a male who reportedly spotted the body at sea. Police are yet […]

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Hit and run accident victim dies

Forty-five-year-old Ronald MacDonald Knight who was seriously injured in a hit and run accident on Sunday, March 11, died around 4:40 p.m., today at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Knight of Exchange Hill, St Michael was walking along Bibby’s Lane in the same parish, when he was struck from behind by a van sometime after 6 […]

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Former US first lady Barbara Bush passes away

SOURCE- BBC NEWS- Barbara Bush, former US first lady and literacy campaigner, has died aged 92. A statement from the office of her husband, former president George HW Bush, described her as a “relentless proponent of family literacy”. Mrs Bush, the only woman to have seen her husband and son sworn in as US president, […]

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Wanted man: Christopher Dave Johnson

Police are on the hunt for a St Michael man wanted for questioning in connection with a serious criminal matter. He is Christopher Dave Johnson, who is also known as Tall Up, from Bannister Land, Martindales Road,  or #107 Welches Terrace, St Michael. Johnson is slim and is five feet, eleven inches. He has a […]

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Wanted man: David Dacosta King

Police are on the hunt for a Christ Church man wanted for questioning in connection with a serious criminal matter. He is 47-year-old David Dacosta King, of Lead Vale, Christ Church. King is about five feet, eight inches and has a dark complexion. He is slim and has brown eyes. Anyone with information about King’s […]

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St James man to face gun and ammunition charges

A St James man is set to appear before the Holetown Magistrates’ Court on gun and ammunition charges. 28-year-old Katani Jalani Emmanuel Callender of Risk Road, Fitts Village, St James has been charged with possession of a firearm without a licence and possession of ammunition. Police arrested Callender last Saturday around 5:50 p.m., at St […]

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Wanted man: LeRoss Leandre Burnett

Police are on the hunt for a man wanted in connection with serious criminal matters. He is 29-year-old LeRoss Leandre Burnett, aliases Bin, Ross and CJ of Longford Place, Waterford Housing Area, St Michael. Burnett is five feet, 11 inches tall and has a dark complexion. He is slim and has a Tribal tattoo on […]

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Joseph to lead new local media association

Veteran journalist Emmanuel Joseph is the new president of the now renamed Barbados Association of Journalists and Media Workers (BARJAM). Joseph, a senior reporter and producer with Barbados TODAY, was elected this afternoon at a special general meeting and relaunch of the previously named Barbados Association of Journalists (BAJ) at the Dalkeith Road headquarters of […]

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Children of slain woman to receive counselling

The Ministry of Social Care and the Child Care Board have stepped in to provide assistance to the young children of 36-year-old nail technician Onica King who was fatally stabbed while at work at #41 Mandela Mall, Swan Street yesterday. Social Care Minister Steve Blackett expressed dismay at reports that the children, said to be […]

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Gas and kerosene prices drop, while LPG rises

    Consumers will be paying less for gasoline and kerosene but more for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) effective midnight Sunday. The new retail price of gasoline will be Bds$3.31 per litre, down from $3.44 per litre, a decrease of 13 cents, while the price of kerosene will be lowered from $1.41 per litre to […]

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Show emphathy, BAPSW says

  At the height of public outrage over the circulation of a social media video related to yesterday’s brutal killing of 36-year-old Onica King at Swan Street, the new executive of the Barbados Association of Professional Social Workers (BAPSW) is calling on Barbadians to show more empathy. Addressing the installation ceremony of the association at […]

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Jones appeals for clean campaign

  Three-time Christ Church East Central Member of Parliament (MP) Ronald Jones warned last night that “dangerous signs [were] on the horizon” as he appealed to political leaders to keep their supporters in check for the upcoming general elections. Speaking at a community rally at Lodge Road, Christ Church, Jones condemned what he described as […]

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