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Rihanna appointed as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

Government has appointed international pop icon, Robyn Rihanna Fenty, as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, with specific responsibility for promoting education, tourism and investment for the island. Prime Minister Mia Mottley stated that Government was honoured to be able to confer the title on this outstanding Barbadian who has contributed significantly to raising the island’s profile across […]

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Police investigate shooting incident in Kingsland, Christ Church

Police are at the scene of a shooting that occurred around 9:30 a.m. in Kingsland, Christ Church. A female was allegedly shot in the arm and has been taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital by private transport. A man is assisting police with their investigations. (more details as they come to hand.)  

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Update: Police probe unnatural death

  Police are continuing investigations into the unnatural death of a male at 5th Avenue, Rowans Park North, St George. Acting Police Public Relations Officer Sergeant Michael Blackman told reporters that around 5 p.m., police responded to a call to visit the location and upon arrival they discovered the lifeless body of a male at a […]

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Police probe unnatural death in St George

Police are currently on the scene of an unnatural death at 5th Avenue, Rowans Park North, St George. The deceased is a male, while a female from the scene was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. (more details as they come to hand.)

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Wanted: Richard Jones

Police are on the hunt for a St Michael man wanted in connection with a serious criminal matter. He is 53-year-old Richard Herbert Jones also known as Goochie or Pouchey. His last known addresses are Constitution Road, Bridgetown or Flint Hall, St Michael. Jones is approximately five feet, five inches tall. He is slim and […]

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Murder accused remanded

Two St Lucy men accused of murder were remanded to Her Majesty Prison Dodds today. Forty-year-old Dwayne Carlo Griffith and 20-year-old Shaquan Shawdon Ramario Mascoll, both of Stroud Bay, appeared before Magistrate Wanda Blair at the Holetown Magistrate Court charged with the death of Zico Bowen, formerly of Salmonds, St Lucy. The duo was also […]

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Police investigate stabbing incident

  A 23-year-old woman is in serious condition at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital after a stabbing incident that occurred at Country Park Towers, St Michael. Barbados TODAY understands a man is assisting police with investigations.

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Elderly woman injured in St Philip accident

An elderly woman was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital by ambulance after a serious accident involving a car and a truck at Woodbourne, St Philip. Police said the accident occurred about 4:15 p.m. (more details as they come to hand)

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Trinbago Knight Riders retain CPL title

  SOURCE :CPL: Trinbago Knight Riders successfully defended their Caribbean Premier League title on Sunday after beating Guyana Amazon Warriors by eight wickets at the at the Brian Lara Stadium, Tarouba. This was also Trinbago Knight Riders’ third CPL title in four years. After scoring 66 in the last year’s final, opener Colin Munro was […]

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South Africa defeats Windies women at Kensington Oval

SOURCE – CMC – South Africa women defeated the West Indies women by 40 runs in the first One Day International at Kensington Oval on Sunday. Scores: SOUTH AFRICA: 201 for nine in 50 overs (Sune Luus 58, Dane van Niekerk 46 not out, Laura Wolvaardt 45; Stafanie Taylor 3-37, Deandra Dottin 2-36). WEST INDIES: […]

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Tremor jolts Jamaica

As Jamaicans were bracing for heavy showers associated with remnants of Tropical Storm Isaac south of the island, several communities in central and eastern Jamaica experienced earthquake-like tremors this afternoon. Callers from as far as Clarendon in south central Jamaica and St Mary in the north east reported feeling tremors shortly after 2 p.m. Authorities […]

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Caribbean Football Union appoints new administrative consultant

  The Caribbean Football Union (CFU) has announced the appointment of Theresa Pitcairn as an administrative consultant. The CFU said that Pitcairn succeeds former General Secretary Neil Cochrane, whose substantive contract ended on July 31, 2018. Cochrane remained with the organization for an additional month to facilitate a smooth transition to his successor. Pitcairn, an […]

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Signia and Global Finance amalgamation a game changer, officials say

The recent deal to amalgamate the Signia Financial Group and Globe Finance is a “game changer” for the local financial sector, company officials have said. Chairman of the new entity, which will be called SigniaGlobe Financial Group Inc, Sir Geoffrey Cave is confident the move “can only strengthen operations and open doors for new business […]

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Barbados observes World Ozone Day

Barbados joins the rest of the world is observing International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer. The ozone layer, a fragile shield of gas, protects the Earth from the harmful portion of the rays of the sun, thus helping preserve life on the planet. The phaseout of controlled uses of ozone depleting substances […]

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Today’s weather

  The Barbados Meteorological Services says today will be partly cloudy to occasionally cloudy with some scattered showers mostly during the morning.

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Bus driver Arguy Bailey apparently lost control of the vehicle and slammed into this Lion Castle, St Thomas home this morning.

Five people injured in Lion Castle accident

  Five people suffered minor injuries when a Transport Board Bus driven by Arguy Bailey struck a house owned by 61-year-old Yvette Boyce of Lion Castle , St Thomas around 7:05 this morning. Fifty-three-year-old Bailey of #116 East Warrens Terrace, St Thomas was travelling from Bridgetown to the Sturges route along Lion Castle Road when […]

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Fallen tree partially blocks Highland Road, St Thomas

  Police are advising members of the public travelling in the area of Highland Road, St Thomas towards Welchman Hall Gully to proceed with caution. A fallen tree has become entangled in power lines in an area about 50 metres from the entrance of Highland Road. As a result the roadway is partially block and […]

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