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The Royal Barbados Police Force is continuing investigations into three recent deaths in Barbados
The message of Christmas – peace on earth and goodwill to all mankind – has been an inspiration to countless generations of men, women and children across the Christian world for the past 2 000 years.
So too has its symbols, especially the story of Mary and Joseph; simple folk, living ordinary lives, yet destined to show that ordinary people can create extraordinary history.And the spirit of Christmas – the feeling of good cheer, the triumph of hope and the expression of joy to the world – reminds us that no matter how difficult our circumstances may be, there is always something uplifting to look forward to.
The embassy in Barbados referenced rumors that Stanford was involved in "bribery, money-laundering and political manipulation" in a 2006 cable, nearly three years before he was accused of bilking investors out of $7 billion in a Ponzi scheme, the Guardian newspaper of London reported Monday.
A 26 year old man has been slapped with twenty seven charges and is now on remand at Her Majesty’s Prison at Dodds.Wayne Montgommery Victory of 3rd avenue, Lennox Avenue Goodlands St. Michael was among two men arrested for a robbery which occurred on Saturday December 4th 2010.
An early morning drug bust on December 11th 2010 has resulted in the seizure of 193 lbs of cannabis.
The family of an elderly man of Black Rock St. Michael is in mourning following the discovery of his body this morning with what appears to be stab wounds.
The annual Barbados Jazz Festival will not be staged this year.
Gilbert Rowe of the organisers GMR International Tours noted that despite a successful 18-year run, the popular festival will not be staged in 2011.
In a letter released to the media he noted that his company has taken the decision to forego the 2011 renewal due to the prevailing environment.
Barbados National Bank Inc. (BNB) has launched its Flex Rewards Program a system that generates points every time your personal BNB Visa Classic, Visa Gold or Visa Platinum card is swiped.
The points can be redeemed at any Visa merchants’ island wide in exchange for various products and services.
The retail price of (LPG) has been increased from Bds. $146.55 per 100lbs cylinder to Bds $148.72; from Bds $39.23 per 25lbs cylinder to Bds $39.82 and the 20lbs cylinder from Bds $31.38 to Bds $31.86.
The increase in these prices took effect from midnight last night November 30th 2010.
This amounts to an increase of $2.17 per 100lbs cylinder, $0.59 per 25lbs cylinder and $0.48 per 20lbs cylinder.
In addition, the retail price of gasoline will move from Bds $2.44 per litre to $2.76 per litre; diesel from Bds $2.24 to Bds $2.39 per litre; and kerosene will be adjusted from Bds $1.45 per litre to Bds $1.51 per litre.