Church Group Fears LBGT Agenda

Family faith freedom Barbados is worried that an international LGBT agenda is being foisted on Barbados. This was disclosed by the community outreach officer of the Christian Organization, Davina Maynard Holligan, during today’s meeting of Parliament’s Joint Select Committee on the Social Sector and the Environment which has been reviewing the draft child protection and […]

Covid Rate Down Significantly

Barbados’ covid-19 positivity rate has drastically declined with hospitalization also low signaling the post-Crop Over surge has receded. The latest Covid-19 update from the ministry of health shows that over the two week period from September 16th to September 29th just 36 cases were recorded from 379 tests. This represents a positivity rate of about […]

Eight Homes Damaged by Storm Conditions

The assessment continues a day after storm force conditions tore off roofs, flooded roads and downed trees and utility poles in Barbados. Minister of Home Affairs and Information, Wilfred Abrahams, compares yesterday’s events to the freak storm of a few years ago. He points out that the intense and frequent lightning strikes were a major […]

Parents Get Assurance From the Education Minister Re Text Book Grant

Education Minister Kay McConney has issued an assurance to parents having challenges accessing the one hundred dollar text book grant. Ms. McConney notes that some parents and guardians seeking to claim the grant have encountered issues due to faded or damaged receipts. The Education Minister also offered advice to those having challenges with the online […]

Storm Gusts Leave Homes Roofless

Several homes in St. George have lost their roofs during storm force gusts that accompanied thunderstorms. The homes are located at Harry Cox Road, Parish Land.

B’dos Experiences Storm Like Conditions and Power Outages

Barbados has been experiencing power outages as trailing bands from Tropical Storm Phillipe continue to hit Barbados with thunder, lightning, heavy showers and gusts up to storm force. Director of Barbados Meteorological Services Sabu Best issued a status update a short while ago. Director of Barbados Meteorological Services Sabu Best. A motorist on the south […]

22-Year-Old Found Dead in St. James

A 22-year-old man has been discovered dead at Marina House, Ridge Close, Bakers, St. James in circumstances that indicate he may have taken his own life. He has been identified as Joshua Greene of 17 Pegwell Gardens, Christ Church. He was discovered about 5 30 pm yesterday.

Man charged with murder of Tupac Shakur in 1996

A former gang leader has been charged with rapper Tupac Shakur’s murder in Las Vegas in 1996. Duane Davis was indicted by a grand jury in Nevada. Police say Davis’s nephew and Shakur were involved in a fight in a casino, leading to the retaliatory shooting of Shakur. The hip-hop legend was shot in a […]

Port Worker Dies in Accident A Year From Retirement

The port worker who was killed this morning in a container accident has been identified as 64 year old Jeffrey Broome of Upper Goodland, St. Michael. Police Public Affairs and Communications Officer, Inspector Rodney Inniss, says the police received the report at about 5 50 AM. Head of Communications and Information at the Barbados Workers […]

FTC Probing Island-Wide Outage

Last week’s island-wide power outage is under investigation by the Fair Trading Commission and the Barbados Light and Power Company could be subject to penalties depending on the outcome. The FTC’s chief executive officer, Dr. Marsha Atherly-Ikechi tells Starcom Network News reports on the matter will be reviewed and the findings will determine the commission’s […]