Businessman Elias Haloute Passes Away

Well-known businessman Elias Haloute has passed away. The arcade owner and real estate developer was also one of the shareholders in the Chefette Restaurant chain. He is reported to have died at his Christ Church home early this morning after ailing for some time. Mr. Haloute was the Chairman of the Board of Playfair Investments […]

Closed Hotel Raided By Thieves

The police have detained at least one of what’s said to be a  number of thieves that have been raiding one of the local hotels that was closed in the midst of the covid-19 pandemic. The force today issued a notice asking that the owner or property manager of the Silver Point Hotel, Silver Sands, […]

Man With Mental History Charged With Murder

A 43 year old St. Andrew man with a reported mental history has been charged for the murder of an elderly relative that occurred almost three months ago. Brian Alleyne of Babylon Road, Belleplaine, is accused of killing 88 year old Rupert Alleyne of the same district on May 28th. The elderly man had been […]

CARICOM Promises Help For Haiti

Chairman of CARICOM and Antigua’s Prime Minister, Gaston Browne has urged member states to mobilise its assistance in helping Haiti to recover. This follows the death of about 1 thousand 297 people as a result of the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that struck Haiti on Saturday. His comments came during the installation ceremony of CARICOM’s eighth […]

COVID Case Forces Closure Of UDC & RDC

The offices of the Urban Development Commission (UDC) and Rural Development Commission (RDC) are closed from today due to a covid-19 case. A statement says that the Ministry of Health and Wellness has directed that the offices be closed for one week after confirmation of the COVID-19 case. The statement adds that some services will […]

Bitter DLP Battle

A bitter battle for the leadership of the Democratic Labour Party spilled onto the Voice of Barbados airwaves this morning with Verla Depeiza and her challenger Reverend Guy Hewitt trading allegations of dirty politics and hypocrisy. Miss Depeiza, was a special guest on the Brass Tacks program to defend her leadership of the party after […]