Police probe death of 15-year-old boy

Police are investigating the unnatural death of a 15-year-old boy at Chefette Restaurant, Marhill Street, St Michael around 3:50 p.m. According to preliminary investigations the boy entered the establishment to use the washroom. He then complained of not feeling well and collapsed. He subsequently died on the scene.    


Wallace speaks on WI defeat against New Zealand

Technical deficiencies, mainly against short-pitched bowling, as well as disappointing first innings scores, have been identified as major factors in the downfall of the West Indies batsmen during the just concluded two-match Test series against New Zealand, which the home team swept. Those are the views of former Barbados captain and West Indies opening batsman […]


Hope, Cottrell among changes to Windies squads

WHANGAREI, New Zealand – Injuries have forced West Indies selectors to make several chances to the one-day and Twenty20 sides for the upcoming limited overs series starting next week. Sunil Ambris, Alzarri Joseph and Marlon Samuels have all been ruled out of the 50-over squad, with Shimron Hetmyer, Sheldon Cottrell and Chadwick Walton coming into […]


One man injured in stabbing incident in The City

At this hour, police and ambulance personnel are on the scene of a stabbing incident at Suttle Street, The City. Details are still sketchy, but reports are that around 5:15 p.m. the victim  – who suffered injuries to his chest and left side – was involved in an altercation with another man, who has been […]


31-year-old woman missing

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing woman. She is 31-year-old Tenisha Maynard, of Mount Friendship, St Michael, who is said to be mentally challenged. She was last seen by her boyfriend Gladstone Jones at their residence around 6:30 a.m. on Thursday. It was unclear what she was wearing at the time, […]


Man steals from vagrants and homeless society

A 53-year-old man, who stole several items from the Barbados Vagrants and Homeless Society (BVHS), will spend the next nine months at HMP Dodds. Kenneth Francis Jeremie, of 8th Avenue, Belleville, St Michael, pleaded guilty to entering the Tudor Street building as a trespasser sometime between December 8 and 11. He apparently climbed over the […]


ST. LUCIA – BVI prisoners likely to spend months in St Lucia

British Virgin Islands (BVI) superintendent of prisons David Foot has said that the 21 inmates who were transferred to a prison facility in St Lucia will likely spend another six to nine months there before being transferred back to the territory. The 21 prisoners, classified as high-risk, were transferred to the Bordelais Correctional Facility following […]


Pile makes off with ICBL’s motorcycle

A St Michael man has been sentenced to 18 months in jail for theft of a motorcycle. Jamar Antonio Pile, of Skeetes Road, Jackman, pleaded guilty before Magistrate Douglas Frederick today to stealing the $7,000 item belonging to the Insurance Corporation of Barbados Limited, sometime between October 25 and 26, 2012. According to the prosecutor, […]


Ex-cop gets bail after one of his rape charges is dropped

A former police officer, accused of having sexual intercourse with two underage girls on May 22, 2007, was released on $10, 000 bail today, after one of the rape charges was dropped. Leron David Blackman, of Parade Road, Bush Hall, St Michael, was remanded to HMP Dodds for 28 days on December 6, after the […]


Man gets ten years for having sex with mentally challenged teen

A St Michael man has been sentenced to ten years in jail for having sexual intercourse with a “mentally subnormal” teenager and raping her. However, Leonard Rupert Clarke, of Martindale’s Road, has already spent 2,145 days on remand at Dodds prison. Therefore, he will only have to spend the remaining four years, one month and […]