Free ride for road hogs - Motorists who pay fine penalised, while delinquents get a 'bly' - Opposition charges
Opposition Senator Lambert Brown yesterday called on the Government to expunge the demerit points of motorists who have been paying their traffic ticket fines, noting that those who did not play by the rules have had no points taken from their...

Three killed in St James, murder count nears 300
WESTERN BUREAU:The ongoing murder mayhem in St James claimed another three lives and left several persons nursing gunshot wounds as gun-toting thugs struck in three separate locations on Thursday afternoon into early Friday morning.In the first...

Bajan attitude towards LGBTI costing the island key resources, advocate says

Barbadians are being accused of having a mindset towards the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) community that predates the biblical flood, but which is costing the island key resources. LGBTI advocate Alexa Hoffmann said that the country was losing a talented sub section of its society who were seeking refuge abroad due to […]


A top honour for Gittens . . . BDF’s medical station renamed after first female soldier

The Barbados Defence Force (BDF) honoured one of its own Thursday, with the renaming of the Medical Reception Station after retired Lieutenant Colonel Florence Gittens. Current and former officers, as well as members of the medical profession were among guests who witnessed the occasion at the BDF’s Headquarters, St Ann’s Fort. Lt Col Gittens, the […]


‘Can’t fake experience’ …Pres Granger defends Trotman’s appointment as GECOM Commissioner

…AFC fumes, says revision of Cummingsburg Accord urgent PRESIDENT David Granger on Friday swore in executive member of the Working People’s Alliance (WPA) Desmond Trotman as a Commissioner of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) amid fierce protest by the Alliance For Change who expressed disappointment that their nominee was not picked. President Granger has however

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A cry for justice

–young mother accuses police of assault By Naomi Marshall AS the world observes International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and Girls, a 20-year-old woman who hails from Linden, Region 10, is crying out for justice after allegedly being assaulted by the father of her child who is a policeman. But the assault

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Toddler killed as father reverses minibus

A man is in police custody after he accidentally reversed his minibus, BVV 9628, over his one- year-old son at their home in Kitty, Georgetown. Dead is Mallakai Willis of Lot 21 D’Andrade Street, Kitty, Georgetown. Reports indicate that the father was in the process of reversing his minibus out of his yard, oblivious that

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APOLOGY FOR MURDER
OVERCOME with grief at a murder committed by his brother, Brenton McLean wept as he hugged the murder victim’s son and apologised to him yesterday.

Maria devastates Dominica
GOVERNMENT was yesterday mobilising resources to send relief supplies and manpower to Dominica after Category 5 Hurricane Maria devastated that country between Monday night and early yesterday morning.

AG: Judiciary, DPP getting help
ATTORNEY General Faris Al-Rawi yesterday said both the Judiciary and the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) have been receiving assistance to help improve the criminal justice system.