Highway 7 Road Repairs Start Monday

Work to upgrade the road surface of Highway 7 begins on Monday. The Ministry of Transport and Works says the work comprises milling, which is the removal of existing asphalt, and paving. This will be done in sections starting with Phase One from Skeetes Road to the vicinity of Rockley Terrace. Work is expected to […]

Elderly Driver Found Dead After Collision

Police are investigating the circumstances of the death of a 70-year-old male in a two car collision at My Lord’s Hill. The investigations are to determine whether the elderly man died as a result of the crash, or whether he suffered a medical episode that caused him to run into the back of the car […]

Teenager Reportedly Commits Suicide

A 17-year-old male is the latest in the recent spate of suicides. Briefing Starcom Network News, Police Communications and Public Affairs Officer, Inspector Rodney Inniss said the body was found at a residence located along Chelsea Road, St. Michael. Police Communications and Public Affairs Officer, Inspector Rodney Inniss

Concern Over Illegal Coconut Shell Dumping

Chief Agricultural Officer, Keeley Holder wants coconut vendors to stop dumping their shells illegally across the island. Her comments came on the side-lines of a symposium at the University of the West Indies Cave hill campus where a number of stakeholders met to discuss improving the coconut industry. Ms. Holder is encouraging coconut vendors to […]

High Accident Rate Worries Insurers

Insurance companies are growing increasingly concerned about the high rate of traffic accidents and believe a lot of it is due to negligence President of the General Insurance Association of Barbados, Randy Graham, was speaking to Starcom Network News against the background of a series of accidents over the past week including a car overturning […]