MET Office Monitoring Trough System

The Barbados Meteorological Services is closely monitoring the progress of a trough system. This trough system is expected to continue generating wet conditions from tonight 6th December, 2023 into the weekend. Barbadians should be aware of the following possibilities:-Rainfall accumulations can range between 1 to 2 inches (25mm to 50mm)-Flash flood watches or warnings may […]

Man Shot Dead at Beckles Road

A 31 year old St. Michael man has been shot dead in a car at Beckles Road, St. Michael. A relative of the victim who was at the scene tells Starcom Network News the deceased is Nico Rayside of Halls Road, St. Michael. The shooting occurred at the entrance to the Grotto, a property located […]

Government Commences Massive Clean-Up

Government has made good on a promise to deal with the derelict vehicles and lots across the country and has this week commenced the removal of hundreds of cars and the demolition of dozens of run down properties. Acting Minister of the Environment and National Beautification, Corey Lane, today provided Starcom Network News with an […]

4.1 Magnitude Quake Off Bdos

A 4.1 magnitude earth tremor has been recorded off Barbados just a week after a 5.4 magnitude quake occurred. According to data from the UWI Seismic Research Centre, the quake occurred at 7:18 am, 30 kilometers east south east of Barbados at a depth of 51.6 kilometers. There were no initial reports of the tremor […]

Venezuela’s President Announces Annexation of Guyana’s Essequibo Region

Tensions between Venezuela and Guyana have intensified, as Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has announced the annexation of Essequibo and ordered a military contingent to occupy the Puerto Barima area, which sits on the country’s Atlantic border with Guyana. Mr. Maduro in a televised address today also announced a series of measures and upcoming legislation to […]

Luther Thorne Parents Threaten to Pull Children From School

Parents of children at the Luther Thorne Memorial Primary School are upset with some threatening to pull their children from the school due to the environmental issues. A number of parents this morning turned up at the school to vent their frustration over what they say is the poor handling and communication about the situation […]