Author: Stefon Jordan

Christopher Bynoe

Bynoe pleads for bail

A Christ Church man today declared that he was prime candidate for bail despite his previous convictions. Christopher Seth Japth Bynoe, of Fordes Road made the comment to Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant this afternoon after she informed him that he would be remanded to Dodds until October 5 pending sentence. Bynoe, 21, had moments before pleaded […]

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Mum’s the word

The two schools in question surrounding the poaching of athletes especially those that wrote the common entrance as opted to remain tight-lipped. Christ Church Foundation School coach Seibert Straughn and coach Gabriel Burnett of the St Michael School are not immediately touching accusations made by one of their colleagues that their schools have been poaching […]

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GUYANA – Woman dies after decades of abuse

GEORGETOWN – After reportedly suffering over 20 years of abuse at the hands of her husband, a 40-year-old domestic worker drew her last breath Saturday evening at the New Amsterdam Hospital after being admitted six days ago in an unconscious state. Sabita Shamnarine was admitted to hospital after she had complained of severe pain after being […]

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Aura dethrones Erup

‘Aura Fa Crop Ova’ was the chant by the audience last weekend in the Sheraton Mall car park for the second edition of Battle of the Bands: Best of the Best. Last year’s Battle of the Bands winner, Erup The Band, was dethroned by the two-year-old Aura Experience. The colourful costume designs, the high energy and captivating performances of the […]

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‘Gloom and despair’

The grim first quarter economic review by the Central Bank of Barbados (CBB) is further proof that the “policy prescriptions” of the Freundel Stuart-led Democratic Labour Party (DLP) have failed, the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) claims. Speaking at a press briefing this morning at the BLP’s Roebuck Street, The City headquarters to unveil plans for […]

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James’ greatness wins the day

CLEVELAND – LeBron James hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer, a crowning moment for another brilliant performance, to give Cleveland a 98-95 victory at home over the Indiana Pacers last night in Game 5, putting the Cavaliers within one victory of advancing in the Eastern Conference playoffs. Moments after blocking Victor Oladipo’s possible go-ahead driving […]

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Support for CARICOM on cricket

The West Indian nation stands proud against the debilitating history from which it has emerged and continues to erupt with the inevitability of its dignified independence. But nowhere is this flight from the past and fight for the future more obvious and critical than in the field of cricket. It is here in the Test […]

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Plenty thrills in hockey league

There were plenty goals and much excitement last weekend as action in the Barbados Hockey Federation’s League Championship continued in the men’s and women’s divisions at the Hockey Center, Garfield Sobers Sports Complex, Wildey, St. Michael Fans were treated to ten goals in a Men’s Division 2 match-up that featured Combermere School and Deacons Hockey Club. […]

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Gold and blows for the Caribbean

GOLD COAST, Australia – Powerhouses Jamaica and Caribbean neighbours Barbados both suffered heavy defeats on the final day of preliminary action at the Commonwealth Games today. The Sunshine Girls predictably went down to World champions Australia 72-51, to suffer their first loss of the competition while Barbados were mauled 85-25 by South Africa to lose […]

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Drug accused to undergo assessment

A 24-year-old St Michael woman, who had cocaine paraphernalia in her possession, will spend the next three weeks at the Psychiatric Hospital undergoing an assessment. Erica Gabrielle Codrington, of Alkins Land, Eagle Hall, pleaded guilty before Magistrate Douglas Frederick today to having the apparatus while on Bedford Lane, Roebuck Street, The City, yesterday. Police were […]

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I was terrified

Diplomat testifies in robbery and indecent assault case A Canadian diplomat today testified in the No 5 Supreme Court to feeling “absolutely terrified” not only for her own life, but that of her family, after she was allegedly robbed and indecently assaulted at gunpoint three years ago. However, under cross examination from the alleged perpetrator […]

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UWI to establish biosecurity centre

The Cave Hill Campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) is on the verge of embarking on a major initiative to combat biological threats. Speaking yesterday at the annual students’ awards ceremony at the campus, Principal Professor Eudine Barriteau said this project was part of plans to alter the campus’ traditional curriculum in […]

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