COVID-19 UPDATE: 318 new cases

The number of new COVID-19 cases reported for Monday, October 4, is 318 – 159 males and 159 females.  The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory conducted 2,786 tests. The new positives consist of 69 persons under the age of 18, and 249 people who are 18 years and older. There are 926 people in isolation […]

Ex DLP candidate switches sides

A former Democratic Labour Party (DLP) candidate for the City is looking to join the ranks of the ruling Barbados Labour Party. Henderson Williams confirmed to Starcom Network News that he handed his application for membership to the party this morning. Earlier this year he was among a number of DLP members who tendered their […]

Man arrested after stabbing

There was a bloody brawl this morning between two women and a man on the sidewalk outside a credit union branch at Upper Broad Street, Bridgetown. One of the women was stabbed several times and her assailant was later held in another part of the city not far away from the scene of the stabbing. […]

Two houses destroyed by fire at Brittons Hill

Two houses were destroyed and three others damaged in a fire at Brittons Hill, St. Michael around 2:15pm. Fire Officer Mervin Mayers spoke to Starcom Network News at the Scene.