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REGION – CARICOM concerned about situation in Haiti

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Monday said it is “deeply concerned” over the protracted political crisis in Haiti where opposition parties have been staging street demonstrations calling for the resignation of President Jovenel Moise. The Guyana-based CARICOM Secretariat said it was still awaiting a response from the French-speaking CARICOM member country in […]

Wanted man turns himself in

A 23-year-old man who was the subject of a wanted man bulletin, by police on September 5, has turned himself in. Lawmen say Rahemm Travonte Barnett alias Roper, last known address Wilson Village, Lodge Road, Christ Church, arrived at a police station accompanied by his attorney-at-law. Barnett is now assisting with an investigation, police said.

Christ Church man shot

Terrell Thompson, 17, of Block 12, Green Hill Drive, Christ Church is nursing injuries after being shot around 9:45 a.m. Thompson, who was a passenger aboard a route taxi, was shot in the area of Green Hill Drive, Silver Hill, Christ Church by an unknown man. He was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital by […]

Growing MICE

Jamaica’s new Marriott hotel raises the bar It might be a new kid on the block, but it is already the talk of the town among locals and visitors. It is where business meets pleasure, where the modern mixes with the traditional, and sophistication are all that meets the eye. Located on approximately six acres […]

The contributions of the ‘coolie-man’

The itinerant trader, affectionately and commonly known as the ‘coolie-man’, has been part and parcel of the economic landscape of Barbados for over 100 years. “Bengal to Barbados – A 100 Year History of East Indians in Barbados” written by Sabir Nakhuda and published in 2013 records the first known East Indian from Bengal to […]

Weather Bulletin

The Barbados Meteorological Services has issued an information statement on Tropical Depression #10 which has formed in the Atlantic.  The forecasters however point out that Barbados is not likely to receive any direct impact from the system on its present track.  At 11 a.m. today, Tropical Depression # 10 was located near 12.9 degrees north, […]

Education: Public Notice

The Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training informs all parents and guardians that Class 4 students of the Belmont Primary School are asked to report to school tomorrow, Wednesday, September 18. All other students are to await instructions from the Ministry of Education regarding their return to school. Parents of the school are asked […]

Rihanna Is a Regal Queen at the 2019 Diamond Ball

SOURCE: ETonline – The lady of the night has arrived! Rihanna was a vision at her fifth annual Diamond Ball, benefiting The Clara Lionel Foundation, held at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City on Thursday. Dressed to impress, the “We Found Love” singer arrived in a black, long-sleeved Givenchy gown with a dramatic, full white […]

Oh là là!

ZhaZay’s Salon is turning heads Carla Mayers-Harris just loves to beautify her clients. Be it through make-up, nails or hair, the cosmetologist says she gets her greatest satisfaction when a client is pleased with her work and in turn, gets numerous compliments. The owner of ZhaZay’s Salon in Farm Road, St Peter, spoke fondly and […]

Attorney sentenced to three years in jail

Convicted attorney Vonda Minerva Pile was moments ago sentenced to three years in prison for theft of money. However, having been on remand at HMP Dodds for the last 94 days she only has two years, 271 days left to serve on that sentence. Madam Justice Pamela Beckles handed down the ruling in the No. […]

Wanted man arrested, will appear in court tomorrow on gun charges

  Wanted man Jakobe Talik Germain, 22, 8th Avenue, New Orleans, St Michael will appear in court tomorrow on gun and ammunition charges. Germain was apprehended by police today at an apartment at Balmoral Gap, Hastings, Christ Church. He is charged with possession of a firearm without a valid licence to do so and possession […]

Storm Watch

Shine on

There’s no slowing down for Javal Nurse of Vals Woodwork Creations as he recently made phone stands and a bathroom toilet seat. Those two items as well as folding display tables, step ladder chairs, folding patio tables, and an ironing board chair are just some of the space-saving furniture items that Nurse creates at his […]

Shock at ‘quiet’ woman’s death

Neighbours of Guyanese national Annastacia Natasha Angel have expressed shock and sadness at the unnatural death of the recent St Matthias Road, Christ Church resident they hardly knew. When Barbados TODAY visited the community this afternoon, Angel’s vacant house bore silent witness to the void left by the death of a soft-spoken young woman whose […]

Aaron Fransisco Joseph

Forged cheque charges read

Twenty fraud and theft charges in two jurisdictions have landed a 27-year-old man on remand at HMP Dodds for the next 28 days. He is Aaron Fransisco Joseph, of Odessa McClean Avenue, My Lords Hill, St Michael who today told Magistrate Kristy Cuffy-Sargeant that he will make his bail application on the next court date […]

It’s Grand Kadooment in Barbados

Thousands of revellers are gearing up to hit the streets for Grand Kadooment, the climax of the Crop Over Festival. Colourful costume bands will be making their way from Warrens or the National Botanical Gardens to parade in front of the judges.

Three awarded Honorary Doctorates by UWI Cave Hill

A gifted lyricist, a master inventor and a global talent manager will be honoured by The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill for their stellar professional achievements at this year’s Graduation Ceremony. Calypsonian Stedson “Red Plastic Bag” Wiltshire will be conferred a Doctor of Letters (DLitt) for his contribution to entertainment, while Internet pioneer […]