Three Shot, One Dead

A man is dead and two others injured in a shooting at Superlative, St. George. Police received the report at about 7 p.m. This is a developing story.

Sales of Dash Cams and Surveillance Equipment Spike

Electronic stores are reporting an increase in sales of video surveillance equipment and dash cams. Salesman at OSI computer store, Roger Alleyne, attributes the increase in sales to crime and concern over bad driving habits and disputed accidents. Salesman at OSI computer store, Roger Alleyne. Meantime Retail manager at Promotech, Donnie Inniss, said they have […]

Troubled Youth Targeted for Intervention

An initiative is being launched shortly targeting a hundred and fifty of this country’s at risk youth aiming to turn their lives around as part of government’s crime prevention effort. The program comes against the background of worry over the number of young men becoming involved in crime, with a recent series of robberies and […]

Crop Over Boom

Promoters report a significant increase in patrons attending events this Crop Over. Producer of the UV breakfast party, Mario Turton, says that in light of the number of patrons who attended events last weekend he expects a good response to his event.   However, he is appealing to the public not to storm or try […]

Airport Workers Promised No Immediate Job Cuts

The Democratic Labour Party wants the government to provide more details on the proposed 300 million dollar deal for the upgrade and management of Grantley Adams International Airport. DLP spokesman on labour matters, Walter Maloney, fears there may be job losses. DLP spokesman on labour matters, Walter Maloney. Meantime, Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has […]

Two Charged for Burglary Spree

The police have charged two men from the city for a burglary spree between March and May of this year. Damien Beckles of Combermere Street and Teriq Linton of Suttle Street have been formally charged with the burglary of M.O.H Electronic Services, Tudor Street, St. Michael on the 11th and 12th of March, Burger King, […]

Education Reform Needed Says PM

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has been re-stating some of the reasons why she sees a need for reform of this country’s education system. Consultations continue on the planned overhaul, reportedly including replacing the common entrance exam with a new system for transitioning students from primary to secondary school. Addressing the conference of the Caribbean […]

Police Praise Patrons/Promoters for No Major Incidents as 30k Attend 3 Events

The Barbados Police Service reports no major incidents as a total of over 30 thousand patrons attended three major events over the weekend. An estimated 15 thousand people were at yesterday’s Tipsy show alone. The police service in a statement commends patrons for the fact that there were no serious incidents reported. The attendance at […]

Bajans Who Were Stranded in St. Lucia Are Finally Home

The Barbadians who had been stranded in St. Lucia since Tuesday are finally back home. They touched down at Grantley Adams International Airport about 12 24 AM Sunday. The flight was facilitated by Air Antilles, the airline on which they were originally booked. The group who left Barbados for the Carnival festivities in St. Lucia […]

Body Found Near Former Helipad

The police and Coast Guard were seeking to recover a body found off the former helipad in the city. The body was said to be in the area of the rocks at the shoreline.