SOE fight - Bunting challenges PM on viability of security measure amid rising murder figures

The number of murders recorded nationally in the 10 weeks immediately following a declaration of a state of emergency (SOE) across three western parishes soared by 21 per cent when compared with the corresponding period last year, opposition Member...more..

More of Reid’s associates paid through CMU?

Opposition Member of Parliament (MP) Mikael Phillips yesterday revealed that he has seen evidence where a member of Ruel Reid’s security team was being paid heftily through the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) as questions continue to mount over...more..

Church calls for collaboration to tackle crime

The Jamaica Council of Churches (JCC) has chided the Government for seemingly formulating and implementing crime-fighting ideas on its own without including or consulting with the Church or civil-society groups. A release yesterday from the JCC...more..

Brighter Gems

Barbados’ woes at the 2019 Vitality Netball World Cup in Liverpool, England, continued today when they were soundly beaten 66-41 by newcomers Zimbabwe. It was an encounter that many favoured the Bajan Gems to win, but instead they suffered their fourth lomore..

Former students found guilty of manslaughter

Three former students of the Princess Margaret Secondary School were this afternoon found guilty of manslaughter. An eight-member jury handed down the verdict just before 4 p.m. in the No. 2 Supreme Court. The three  - Shaquille Shamal Khalleel Bradshawmore..

RBPF mourns passing of Constable Alfred Clarke

The Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF) is mourning the passing of Police Constable 344, Alfred Clarke who died today at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital after a brief illness. Forty-five-year-old Clarke, a 24-year veteran with the Royal Barbados Police Forcemore..

NDC Heartbeat: NDC will not steal from you

“The NDC has a proud record of protecting the assets of the country and managing them responsibly and with prudence.”more..

Two geriatric homes to benefit from fostering programme

Gittens Healthcare Pharmacies presented 2 geriatric homes with blood glucose testing and other supplies that will aid in the overall health of the residents.more..

Unauthorised persons removed from government cellphone system

Former public officials still in possession of government assigned cellphone numbers have been removed from the system and will have to repay government.more..