Sheraton Break-In Foiled

Thieves struck at the Sheraton Mall at Sargeants Village, Christ Church in the early hours of this morning smashing a glass door in an attempt to raid a store. But they left empty handed after an alarm was triggered and mall security and the police quickly responded. Social media video showed the shattered glass and […]

Sir Frank Alleyne Dies

Former UWI Professor of Economics and ex Chairman of  the government advisory council on the economy, Dr. Frank Alleyne has passed away. The Knight of St. Andrew, Barbados’ highest national honour, was conferred on Sir Frank on November 30th, 2012 in recognition of his outstanding contribution to education especially at the tertiary level and for […]

“Bird Kill” Poultry Not For Sale

Head of the Barbados Egg and Poultry Producers Association, Stephen Layne, has sought to make it clear that none of the thousands of birds that died on a St. John farm will be used for public consumption. He was responding to concerns expressed on social media after video showed the 20 thousand dead birds being […]

Reading/Writing Levels of Some Secondary Students a Worry

There is significant concern in the education sector about the number of children entering secondary school unable to properly read and write. It was an issue raised by school teacher and regular talk show contributor, Sandy Kellman, on VOB’s Down to Brasstacks call-in program this morning. Sandy Kellman. Other educators tell Starcom Network News that […]