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Keep Social Partnership alive – Byer-Suckoo

Minister of Labour Dr Esther Byer-Suckoo has made a strong appeal to stakeholders not to allow politics to divide the social partnership. Dr Byer-Suckoo this morning told the opening of a workshop on social dialogue organized by the Barbados Employers Confederation, the Caribbean Employers Confederation and the International Labour Organization at the Courtyard by Marriott […]

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Long Beach residents shocked by discovery of burnt body

Residents of the quiet neighbourhood of Long Beach, Christ Church were thrown into a state of shock today after the charred remains of a woman was discovered in an area that many frequent for leisurely strolls. It was around 11 a.m. that the Barbados Fire Service responded to a call about a bush fire, and […]

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Maloney and McDowall in bitter war of words

There appears to be no love lost between Walter Maloney, the former president of the National Union of Public Worker (NUPW), and his successor, Akanni McDowall, who are engaged in a blistering war of words over the union’s direction. Maloney today fired a vicious counterpunch at McDowall, describing him as morally inept and stopping just […]

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Peace ambassador Ayra

A fourth form student at Princess Margaret Secondary School has progressed from being a delinquent with conflict resolution challenges, to becoming the face of anti-violence. Ayra Newton, who was part of the Juvenile Liaison Scheme, a Royal Barbados Police Force programme aimed at keeping youth off the streets and out of the courts, today became […]

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Update: Suspect shot at Rockhall, St Philip

Police have identified the man shot by police at Rock Hall, St Philip as Applon Parris. Twenty-six-year-old Parris of Brittons Hill, St Michael was wanted for questioning in connection with the unnatural death of police constable Shayne Welch yesterday. According to Police Public Relations Officer Acting Inspector Rodney Inniss, police found Parris at the house […]

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Update : Unnatural death at River Bus Terminal

Police have identified the man who died shortly after being involved in an altercation at Constitution River Terminal, Nursery Drive, St Michael this morning. He is 23-year-old Kemar Gooding of Ellerton, St George. According to lawmen, Gooding suffered injuries during a row with a group of men. He was transported to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital […]

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Body discovered at Long Beach Chancery Lane, Christ Church

Police say the body found in a burnt area on a pasture located at Long Beach, Christ Church is that of a female. The body was discovered by fire officers who were called to the area to respond to a fire around midday. Police are asking anyone with information to contact the Oistins Police Station […]

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Northern stars

ALEXANDRA BOYS WIN SECOND FOOTBALL TITLE IN THREE YEARS

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Parents advised to pay closer attention to music

  Medical and societal evidence has shown that music has a strong influence on the way people think and act, and some of the deviance we are experiencing among our young people can be attributed to the music they listen to. As such, parents must pay closer attention to this and intervene where necessary to […]

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Police officer killed at Kingsland, Christ Church

  Lawmen are investigating the stabbing death of a police constable at Kingsland, Christ Church. (More details as they come to hand.)

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