Two men stabbed in separate altercations

Police responded to a report of a stabbing incident that occurred sometime around 9:45 am on Friday 10th July 2020 at Salters, St. Michael, where Shane Antonio Duyer, 19 years of Salters, St. Michael was stabbed about his body by 25-year-old Antoinette Orr of the same address. He was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital […]

Man found hanging

A 60-year-old man was found hanging in his home at Ashbury, St. George. Police say about 9:30 am on Friday, July 10th, 2020 they responded to a report of an unnatural death where the body of Anderson Barker, 60 years, was found a bedroom. Anyone who can provide any information that can assist with these […]

Straughn appeals for fair deal from international watch dog agencies

Minister in the Ministry of Finance Ryan Straughn has appealed for a fair deal for Barbados from the international watchdog agencies when assessing regulations that affect this country’s critical international business sector. Barbados has been threatened with blacklisting despite arguing that it’s been doing everything it can to tighten up its anti-money laundering and banking […]

Patrick Hoyos laid to rest

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley led the list of dignitaries that turned out as colleagues, friends and family paid their final respects to journalist Patrick Hoyos. Tonisha Rock-Yaw reports.  

COVID-19 protocols in place for 11-plus exam

The Ministry of Education says extensive COVID-19 protocols are in place for next week’s Barbados Secondary Schools Entrance Exam. Acting Chief Education Officer Joy Adamson tells Starcom Network News they are using the 21 secondary schools and the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of technology as exam centres.   Mrs Adamson states that parents will not […]

Yannick Hooper Talks New Release “So Right”

Just in time for summer Yannick Hooper has released “So Right”. Here’s what Yannick Hooper had to say about the process/inspiration behind the song “So Right”: “This soca dance song was produced by the very talented group De Men Pruhduktionz and mixed by Julian Griffith with the mastering support of Scratch Master. I wanted to […]

lLeigh Phillips Talks New Music Video ‘Sunrise’

What’s new with Leigh Phillips? “Close your eyes Put hurt aside Stay open to love Keep smilin’ with the sunrise” Choose Joy! That is the simple, yet powerful, message Barbadian singer-songwriter Leigh Phillips is sharing through the release of her new music video “Sunrise” – an optimistic and hopeful outlook – the perfect remedy for […]