Shooting at Haynesville

Police are at the scene of a shooting at Haynesville, St. James. Starcom Network News has confirmed that one man was shot in the back. The victim was transported to hospital. We understand the injury did not appear to be life-threatening.

Vote of Confidence in Port Security From Crime Prevention Chief

Government’s crime prevention chief, Corey Lane, is satisfied with the security and surveillance measures at the Bridgetown Port. The Minister of State in the Office of the Attorney General with responsibility for crime prevention was speaking after touring the facility as part of his familiarization visits. He highlighted the extent of camera surveillance. Minister of […]

New Dress Code for Schools

Thousands of school children returned to classrooms across Barbados today as Minister of Education, Kay McConney, stressed mask-wearing is optional but a strict new dress code and grooming policy is in place. Ms. McConney notes the relaxation of the covid-19 protocols that previously existed.   Ms. McConney says the new dress code and grooming policy […]

Prices Compact Not Being Renewed

Government’s prices compact with the private sector appears unlikely to be renewed when it expires in about three weeks and seems likely to be replaced by other measures aimed at keeping prices down. Retailers, wholesalers and retailers had agreed to reduce the mark-ups on more than forty items as part of efforts to help keep […]

ZM Driver Dies After Vehicle Runs Off the ABC Highway

A maxi taxi driver has died after his vehicle ran off the road into a ditch on the Charnocks section of the ABC Highway approaching the Grantley Adams International Airport. Police Public Relations Officer, Inspector Rodney Inniss, tells Starcom Network News the deceased is a fifty year old male. It’s speculated the victim may have […]