BXC/NCPTA concerned about viral student videos

The National Council of Parent Teacher Associations has joined the growing chorus of concern over the lewd behavior showed in the videos. General Secretary of the NCPTA, Nicole Brathwaite, believes it’s a trend that society as whole needs to address. She thinks that parenting and the home environment from which children are coming are key […]

Central Bank sets new service standards for commercial banks

The Barbados Central Bank today announced a strict new set of guidelines for how commercial banks and deposit-taking financial institutions must operate and deal with customers including the charging of fees and handling of complaints. The minimum standards have been outlined by Central Bank Governor, Dr. Kevin Greenidge and other senior bank officials during a […]

Freak Accident on Bay Street

A property at Bay Street, St. Michael was extensively damaged when a car crashed into it yesterday. The freak accident occurred opposite Browne’s Beach sometime after 5 pm leaving onlookers stunned and police investigators trying to determine exactly how it happened. Eyewitnesses told Starcom Network News the car was parked in the car park opposite […]

Fatal beating

A St. Michael man has died from injuries he allegedly sustained in an altercation with a group of men at a shop at Campaign Land, Martindales Road, St. Michael. The incident happened almost directly opposite the main entrance to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital where the victim was taken and pronounced dead. Bystanders alleged that 39-year-old […]

Bajans display national colors on Flag Day

Barbadians have been proudly displaying their national colors, blue, yellow, and black on National Flag Day today. This forms part of the welcome activities for visitors arriving for the ICC Men’s T20 Cricket World Cup Finals. Meantime, visitors from India are looking forward to the finals clash between South Africa and India tomorrow. One Indian […]

Man charged for Black Rock stabbing death

The Police have charged 30 year old Deshawn Harper of 1st Avenue Lower Wavell Avenue, Black Rock, St. Michael for the murder of Jermaine Babb was stabbed to death in the early hours of last Friday morning. The stabbing allegedly occurred during a fight at a karaoke that was being held at Seclusion Gardens. The […]

PM/Police: Bdos ready for World Cup Finals

Barbados officials have declared the country ready to host tomorrow’s finals of the ICC T20 Cricket World Cup. Prime Minister Mia Mottley says she is generally satisfied with how Barbados has handled the staging of the global event and she was to meet with cricket officials today to discuss future opportunities. Miss Mottley was speaking […]

Man charged for murder of Chefette employee

The Police Criminal Investigations Department in the Southern Division and the Major Crime Unit have made a break through in investigation into the death of Susan Parris. The body of the Chefette employee was found in a well in St. George days after she went missing. The police have charged 42 year old Andre Small […]

Republic Bank B’dos welcomes first female Managing Director

Republic Bank B’dos welcomes first female managing director Come July 4th, Republic Bank Barbados will be welcoming its first female managing director. Anthony Clerk, who held the top position since 2017, will be retiring after 42 years with the bank. Carlene Seudat, described as a career banker with over 20 years of risk management and […]