Fatal shooting at Baxters Road

Police are currently on the scene of a fatal  shooting at Baxters Road, St. Michael. Police operations Control Room received a call about 1202 pm today, Saturday 26th April 2022. The report was there were a number of gunshots in the Baxters Road area near Jordan’s supermarket and that two persons were injured. Police patrols […]

Police to Businesses: Tighten Security

Police Crime Prevention Officer Inspector Stephen Griffith is again appealing to businesses to tighten their security and for the public generally to be security conscious.

GIS probe clears staff

Investigations into the recent escape of five female wards of the Government Industrial School, have concluded that there is no evidence of abuse from the staff at the institution. This was disclosed by Chairperson of the GIS, Reverend Dr. Lucille Baird at a news briefing this morning. Dr. Baird also stated that investigation found that […]

Murder accused on bail shot dead

Less than a week after being released from prison on bail, 20 year-old Joshua Alexander of 1st Avenue Jackson, St. Michael was shot and killed last night. In 2019 Alexander was charged with the murder of meteorologist Emelien Peter. Police say around 8:45 PM Alexander was sitting with three other family members in the verandah […]

Old Banks Breweries Complex to be shopping mall

Yet another major Barbadian property has reportedly been sold to Trinidadian interests and is to be turned into a shopping mall and hardware store. Starcom Network News understands that the eleven acre former Banks Breweries Complex at Wildey, St. Michael has new owners who have commenced the renovations and conversion to what will be Barbados’ […]

Four in DLP presidency race

Four candidates are in the running as members of the Democratic Labour party vote in about two weeks to elect a new President. Starcom Network News understands nominations close today and the party hierarchy meets tonight. The four candidates so far are said to be Law Lecturer at the University of the West Indies, Cave […]

AG denies Government involvement in teacher suspensions

Government denies it is engaging in victimisation over disciplinary charges brought against Alwyn Babb and Pedro Shepherd two teachers who ran for the Democratic Labour Party in the last general elections. This morning on VOB’s Down to Brass Tacks call-in program the DLP’s interim President, Steve Blackett, accused the government of a political witch hunt. […]

Barbados seeks to stabilize fuel prices

Government is urging conservation as international fuel prices continue to rise and local prices have been increased despite the cap on VAT. Minister of Energy and Business Development Kerrie  Kerrie Symmonds says there’s only so much government can do to the shield consumers. The Minister was speaking on VOB’s Down to Brasstacks programme. Mr. Symmonds […]

Police issue Easter alert

Police Crime Prevention Officer, acting Inspector Stephen Griffith, is urging Barbadians to stay vigilant and security conscious over the upcoming Easter period.

PM Mottley: Expect more Ukraine fallout

Barbados Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has warned Barbados and the people of the region to brace for more fallout from the war in Ukraine, especially higher prices, as the conflict drags on. She was delivering this morning the feature address at the official opening of the Caribbean security conference which is hosted by Barbados […]