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March 29, 2017

Dangerous visit

Source: Barbados Today | Dangerous visit He admitted to loitering on Forde’s Road, St Michael, but said he only went to do a good deed. Instead, said 55-year-old Kensley Donald Jacob, he ended up being beaten by residents. The Rendezvous Main Road, Worthing View, Christ Church resident Monday pleaded guilty in the No. 2 District ‘A’


Wanted man turn himself in

Source: Barbados Today | Wanted man turn himself in Wanted man Akem Jabary Leon has turned himself in. Twenty-four-year-old Leon who is also known as “Pet”, “Peck Head”, or “Bobby” surrendered to police today accompanied by an attorney-at-law. Leon, who lived at Eden Lodge and 3rd Avenue, Manning Land, Bank Hall, St Michael is currently


Come together

Source: Barbados Today | Come together Former West Indies fast bowler Ian Bishop is calling for a better relationship to come to the fore between the West Indies Cricket Board and the players. Bishop, who played 43 Tests in an outstanding but injury-plagued career, said some degree of harmony between players and administrators was a


We are both Bees and Dees – McDowall

Source: Barbados Today | We are both Bees and Dees – McDowall It’s a free country! That’s how President of the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW) Akanni McDowall has responded to concerns raised by Minister of Education Ronald Jones about his participation in a recent Opposition-sponsored national march against the Freundel Stuart Government’s handling


Measles outbreak across Europe

Source: Barbados Today | Measles outbreak across Europe ROME – Measles is spreading across Europe wherever immunisation coverage has dropped, the World Health Organization is warning. The largest outbreaks are being seen in Italy and Romania. In the first month of this year, Italy reported more than 200 cases. Romania has reported more than 3,400

St. Kitts & Nevis

Fatal Shooting in Newton Ground

Source: St. Kitts & Nevis Observer | Fatal Shooting in Newton Ground Basseterre, St. Kitts- The federation of St. Kitts and Nevis has recorded another homicide with the shooting death of an individual  in Newton Ground on Tuesday evening shortly after 9:00p.m. Details surrounding the incident are still sketchy, but The Observer understands that the


Nowhere to go

Source: Barbados Today | Nowhere to go An 88-year-old woman and her mentally challenged son were left with nowhere to lay their heads tonight, after the house in which they have lived for virtually their entire lives was today ripped apart as a result of a court order. Edmunda Gittens of Kendal Hill, Christ Church


St Lucia PM sued

Source: Barbados Today | St Lucia PM sued CASTRIES – In the latest in what seems to be a current spate of defamation actions launched by politicians against colleagues on the other side of the aisle in the Eastern Caribbean, Dr Ernest Hilaire, the opposition St Lucia Labour Party member of parliament for Castries South,


Magistrates’ Court pays tribute to deceased officer

Source: Barbados Today | Magistrates’ Court pays tribute to deceased officer Magistrates Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant, Douglas Frederick and Graveney Bannister today joined with police officers, staff and 32 recruits in paying tribute to late Station Sergeant Clifford Bridgeman. A minute’s silence was observed in the District ‘A’ Court in memory of the deceased officer who was


Boy, 6, struck by car along Whitepark Road

Source: Nation Newspaper | Boy, 6, struck by car along Whitepark Road POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING the circumstances surrounding an accident in which a six-year-old boy was hit by a car. It occurred around 3:30 p.m. today along White Park Road, St Michael. Police say…


Missing St Peter man located

Source: Nation Newspaper | Missing St Peter man located FIFTY-YEAR-OLD Kenmore Decoursey Hinds who was reported missing earlier today has been traced. The Skeetes Road, Mile & Quarter, St Peter resident was reported by his sister who last saw him on Wednesday…


WASHINGTON – Trump embraces coal

Source: Barbados Today | WASHINGTON – Trump embraces coal WASHINGTON – Declaring “the start of a new era” in energy production, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday that he said would revive the coal industry and create jobs. The move makes good on his campaign pledge to unravel former President Barack Obama’s plan


Jaguars remain at top of Regional four-day standings

Source: Guyana Chronicle | Jaguars remain at top of Regional four-day standings BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – Guyana Jaguars’ great escape against Barbados Pride at Kensington Oval on Monday ensured they remained at the top of the Regional four-day championship and are firm favourites to win a third straight title. Outplayed from the start of the


Star Party Rentals on board with Petra Futsal

Source: Guyana Chronicle | Star Party Rentals on board with Petra Futsal STAR Party Rentals has signed on to the ongoing Petra-organised Fustal championship, being played at the National Gymnasium on Mandela Avenue. During a presentation yesterday at its Campbellville office, Representative Pheona Jones handed over a cheque to cover the prizes for the Most


Weightlifter Assing picks up bronze in Cuba

Source: Guyana Chronicle | Weightlifter Assing picks up bronze in Cuba MATTHEW Assing picked up bronze last weekend at the just concluded Manuel Suarez weightlifting championship in Havana, Cuba. Assing, Guyana’s lone representative, participating in the 69kg class, was able to capture three bronze medals with a total of 170kg, snatching 80kg and jerking 90kg,


Kohli says India must focus on winning abroad

Source: Guyana Chronicle | Kohli says India must focus on winning abroad By Amlan Chakraborty DHARAMSALA, India (Reuters) – India must not rest on their laurels after a highly successful home season and must focus on winning abroad, captain Virat Kohli said after their 2-1 series win over Australia yesterday. The Indian team retained the