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Opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) candidate for St Michael South East Santia Bradshaw says the BLP owe it to the public of Barbados to explain their decision to be absent from the House, noting that they are ready to participate in any discussions regarding the economy provided that the true state of the economy is presented by the ruling administration.
Customers of Barbados’ first and fastest Long-Term Evolution (LTE) network, Digicel, will be happy to know that the total entertainment and communications provider is moving swiftly towards covering other parts of the country.
Fresh from a class win on Saturday’s (February 10) Jack Neal Memorial Rally at Blyton Park in the UK, former regional Stage Rally Champion Brandon Smith has confirmed he will return this year to compete in Sol Rally Barbados, an event he describes as “magical”. With co-driver Dylan Thomas, he will campaign his BCS Auto Repairs Darrian T9GTR+ in Group B.
Police are conducting investigations into a robbery which occurred sometime around 3:30 pm, on Saturday the 10th of February 2018, at at University Drive, Black Rock, St. Michael, where Senator Maxine Mcclean was attacked and robbed by a masked man of her handbag and contents.
Police in Barbados are conducting investigations into a stabbing incident which occurred sometime around 12:30 pm yesterday at a rural school in the north of the island.
A 47 year old Barbadian is in police custody after he was discovered with a little more than 60 pounds of marijuana in his suitcases at the Norman Manley International Airport (NMIA) in Kingston.
By David Commissiong
The exchange of hundred dollar bills for votes has now become a standard practice in Barbadian general elections, and if this corrupt practice is not brought to an end it will eventually totally destroy the public or civic life of our nation!
Over the past two General Elections (2008 and 2013) a distinct practice has emerged in which politicians and their henchmen descend upon working-class communities and seek to bribe electors - particularly young men and women - with hundred dollar bills.
Police are conducting investigation into the circumstances surrounding a Road fatality which occurred sometime around 4:00 am, on Saturday the 20th of January 2018, along Belle Gully Road, St. Michael, which resulted in the death of Alberto Fabrisco Samuel, 35 years of Green Hill, St. Michael, and formerly of Indian Ground, St.Peter, and injuries to Sara Gibson, 19 years of Dodds Land, St.Philip.
Members of the Drug Squad have arrested and formally charged a Barbadian, and two (2) Vincentian Nationals in relation to the drug seizure On Sunday the 14th of January 2018, approximately11.8 nautical miles off the Cement Plant, Checker Hall, St. Lucy, where Fifteen (15) polythene bags and two taped packages, containing 768.24lbs of Cannabis were seized.
A multifaceted response to intellectual property rights infringements or counterfeiting is being recommended by Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development, Donville Inniss, amid growing threats to Barbados.