Body of retired policeman discovered in home

The body of a retired former officer of the Barbados Police Service has been discovered in his home at Maxwell Main Road, Christ Church. The former police sargeant, 77 year old George Cox, is said to have lived alone. The body was in a state of decomposition. No foul play is suspected.

Group complains about cancelation of Cayman/B’dos flight

Days after its cancellation was announced some passengers booked to travel on the Cayman Airways direct flight from Cayman to Barbados are complaining about its discontinuation and asking for compensation. Barbados Tourism Marketing Incorporated, which was subsidizing the flight, recently announced its cancellation due to its low passenger loads. The development came just weeks after […]

New facility for wayward children

A new secure facility for problem children is being established that will also have the capacity to deal with children under the age of twelve. This has been disclosed by Minister of People Empowerment and Elder Affairs, Kirk Humhrey, as the House of Assembly debated the report of the joint select committee on the Child […]

Silver Hill residents want community post

Residents of Silver Hill, Christ Church, have been recalling last night’s gun-attack in which a 37 year old man was shot dead. The victim Omar Haynes was outside his residence just after 9 p.m. when a gunman opened fire with what residents said sounded like a high-powered automatic weapon. In light of the incident, some […]

Security tight for T20 World Cup

Measures are being put in place to heighten security in preparation for the Men’s T-20 Cricket World Cup – the finals of which are being staged here. This morning, twenty experts from different organizations met in Barbados for a four-day sub-regional technical expert meeting on enhancing security coordination for major sporting events in the Caribbean. […]

Shooting victim identified

A 37 year old man has been shot dead outside his home at Silver Hill, Christ Church. The deceased has been identified as Omar Haynes of Green Hill Close, Silver Hill. Starcom Network News understands that Haynes was sitting outside his home about 9 35 PM when loud, rapid bursts of what appeared to be […]