Behaviour in school video “grossly inappropriate” says education ministry

The Ministry of Education has expressed concern over viral videos which show students of a primary school engaging in what has been described as “grossly inappropriate behavior” on their last day of school. In a statement, the Ministry said they have reached out to the principal of the school who said that the matter is […]

A St. James man is Barbados’ latest road fatality.

A St. James man is Barbados’ latest road fatality. Sixty three year old, Anderson Lewis of Crick Hill, St.James was struck and killed by a vehicle while crossing the road at Crick Hill last night. The accident occurred just after 8 pm. Starcom Network News understands that a truck that was traveling down the hill […]

No fish shortage/price hike says Minister Forde

Government and local fish processors are assuring the public that there won’t be any shortage of fish or hike in prices as a result of damage to the fishing boat fleet by Hurricane Beryl. Minister of the Environment and National Beautification, Adrian Forde, who also has responsibility for the fisheries sector, made the announcement after […]

Spate of homicides worries business sector

A recent upsurge in violence marked by a series of homicides over the past several weeks has been described by this country’s business sector as very worrying. Barbados has recorded 27 homicides for the year so far, compared to twenty for all of last year. President of the Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry, James […]

Flash Flood Watch in effect for Barbados

A flash-flood watch has been issued issued for Barbados. This occurs when heavy or excessive rainfall in a short period of time (generally less than 6 hours) could result in flash flooding within the watch area. It does not mean that flooding will occur, but it is possible. Meteorologist Johnathan Alleyne reports. **** Hazard Info […]

Man injured in knife attack at Britton’s Hill

A man’s throat has been slashed in an altercation at Britton’s Hill, St. Michael. The incident happened around 3:05 pm at a popular shop and bar at Taitt’s Road. The victim was taken to hospital by ambulance. The male assailant fled the scene.

Fish shortage/price hike predicted

Barbadian consumers have been warned to brace for a both a shortage of fish and a hike in prices due to the damage to the local fishing fleet from Hurricane Beryl. More than 200 hundreds boats were damaged or destroyed during the passage of the hurricane and government has stated that fish landings will be […]

Another shooting

A man has been shot at Bellview, Waterford, St. Michael. The incident happened a short while ago. The victim was being treated by paramedics at the scene In the meantime, a man who is considered to be a possible suspect in the Waterford shooting is in police custody. Starcom Network News understands that the man […]

Chopping death in St. Joseph

A man has been chopped to death and another man injured in an altercation at Little Diamond, St. Elizabeth, St. Joseph. One is dead at the scene and another man has been taken to hospital with injuries. The police say that they received a report about 2:40 pm today that a man was lifeless at […]

Men charged for recent murders

The police have charged a number of people for some of the recent murders and also charged a man for harboring one of the suspects. Twenty seven year old Dondre Burnett of Bannister Land Martindale’s Road is accused of killing Anthony Dyer who was severely beaten during an altercation with several men at Bannister Land […]