Hundreds of members of armed and unarmed units showed off their skills as part of this year’s Independence Day Parade under bright, blue skies this morning. Barbadians convered at the Garrison Savannah for the parade marking the country’s 47th independence anniversay. Governor General, Sir Elliott Belgrave, took the salute in an hour-long march-past in […]
An outstanding heart specialist and an international business lawyer of philanthropic repute have been accorded this country’s highest national awards in the 2013 Independence Day Honours. They are Dr Trevor Austin Carmichael, who will now be known as Dr Sir Trevor and Professor Trevor Austin Hassell, to be addressed as Professor Sir Trevor.
One of the secrets to reaching 100 years is hard work –– this coming from Barbados’ latest centenarian Whitstanley Spooner, who celebrated his birthday yesterday with visits from Governor General Sir Elliott Belgrave, family and friends at his St Barnabas, St Michael home.
Police are investigating the discovery of 210 lbs of cannabis found in a container shipped to a St Michael business from Jamaica. According to police public relations officer Inspector David Welch, the compressed cannabis was discovered by Customs personnel on duty at the establishment on Roberts Road, Haggatt Hall, St Michael. He did not identify […]
A suspect is being questioned by police in connection with the attack of a pre-school teacher as she was entering the Checker Hall, St Lucy institution around 5:55 this morning. In a statement issued a short while ago, Inspector David Welch said 42-year-old Lorna Jordan was stabbed about her body by a man dressed in […]