Contrite pope apologises for sexual abuse comments that 'wounded many
Nation News

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE – Pope Francis, in an extremely rare act of self-criticism, apologised to victims of clerical sex abuse on Sunday, acknowledging he had “wounded many” in comments defending a...

Dog attack victim stable
Nation News

The elderly woman mauled by two big mixed breed dogs last Friday, is resting comfortably at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Enid Small, 81, a Barbadian Canadian who was on one of her many visits to the...

Starcom, Nation win six straight
Nation News

Six and counting. The Starcom Network/Nation Publishing Conquering Lions maintained their unblemished record since 2016 with a hard-fought 19-run victory over the Commissioner of Police Elite squad in...

NUPW sticking to guns on raise
Nation News

The National Union of Public Workers (NUPW) will not be swayed from its quest to get public sector workers a salary increase.  In a media release thanking members who supported two days of industrial...

Seventeen injured in Spooners Hill accident
Nation News

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a three-vehicular accident, involving two route taxis, and a truck, which occurred around 1:15 p.m. today, along Spooners Hill, St Michael. It resulted...

Man facing firearm, ammunition charge
Nation News

Police have arrested and charged 22-year-old Keshane Kezal Jabari Bynoe of Sand Box Ave, Bayville, St Michael for the offences of unlawful possession of a firearm, and unlawful possession of seven rounds...

Three-vehicle accident at Spooners Hill
Nation News

A collision between two Public Service Vehicles and a truck along Spooners Hill, St Michael has prompted a mass casualty response. Emergency personnel from the Royal Barbados Police Force, Barbados...

Lester Vaughan attack victim transferred
Nation News

A schoolgirl who suffered a severe beating at the hands of some of her schoolmates last year has been transferred. But the mother of the now 16-year-old teenager is dismayed that her child was the...

DPP calls for more hands
Nation News

More judges assigned to criminal courts and the addition of two more prosecutors would help move the backlog of cases so often complained about. That is the assessment of Director of Public Prosecutions...

Drugs destroyed
Nation News

The Royal Barbados Police Force destroyed a quantity of drugs today, by Incinerator at an undisclosed location.  These drugs were exhibits from cases which were adjudicated in the law courts island...

Boy charged with assault
Nation News

A 15-year-old boy, who lives in St Michael, was charged with assaulting another schoolchild and was expected to appear in court today. Video circulating on social media showed a group of schoolchildren...

“EU’s assistance crucial… to sustainable development” – CARICOM/CARIFORUM SG
Dominica News Online

CARICOM and CARIFORUM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, in his remarks at the launch of the Tenth EDF CARIFORUM Crime and Security Programme, on 17 January 2017, in Barbados, pointed to the “strength of...

Elderly woman attacked by dogs
Nation News

POLICE are carrying out investigations into reports that an elderly woman was mauled by two large dogs this morning around 9:05 in the Brighton, St Michael area. Eyewitnesses said they were alerted...

DPP suggests no fewer than 10 years for million-dollar thief
Nation News

A SUBMISSION by defence counsel Steve Gollop that convicted thief Anderson Ryan Ince be given a two-year prison sentence for stealing over $1 million from Government’s coffers was shot down yesterday....

Girl's hair set on fire; police investigate
Nation News

Police are conducting investigations into a recent social media posting showing a schoolgirl’s hair being set ablaze. Preliminary investigations revealed that sometime after 3 p.m. the 15-year-old...

Man accused of wounding security guard gets bail
Nation News

A man was granted bail today after appearing in court in connection with the January 13 stabbing of a security guard. Forty-five-year-old Mark Anthony Davis of River Road, St Michael is accused of...

Five charged with stealing tools and equipment
Nation News

Five men have been remanded to prison in connection with a spate of thefts of tools and equipment in the St Michael and Christ Church areas between December 2017 and January 2018. They are: Denis...

Trio remanded on drug charges
Nation News

A Barbadian and two Vincentians have been remanded to prison after appearing in court in relation to Sunday’s drug seizure. Fifteen polythene bags and two taped packages containing 768.24 pounds of...

Visitor remanded on cannabis charges
Nation News

A Jamaican man will spend 18 months at Her Majesty’s Prison Dodds after failing to come up with a $4 000 forthwith fine for drug offences. Thirty-year-old Bassonia Collister McDermouth arrived in Barbados...

Multi-million dollar crime, security programme launched for the C'bean
Jamaica Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The multi-million dollar Caribbean Forum (CARIFORUM) Crime and Security Programme was launched here on Wednesday amidst concerns that Caribbean countries with relatively small populations...

Ex-sarges testify in gun case
Nation News

Two witnesses testified when the gun and ammunition case against Julius Radcliff Carter began in the No. 2 Supreme Court yesterday. Carter, of Vaucluse, St Thomas, has denied he had a pipe gun and...

CARIFORUM to address crime and violence at launch of EDF in Barbados
Montserrat Reporter

By STAFF WRITER   GEORGETOWN, Guyana , Jan. 15, CMC – Another step towards fighting crime and violence across the region, will be made with the launch of the 10th European Development Fund (EDF), CARIFORUM Crime...

Drunk droning now illegal in New Jersey
Nation News

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed a law on Monday making it illegal to fly an unmanned drone aircraft after too many drinks, a spokesman said on the Republican’s last day in office. The law...

CARIFORUM to launch 10th EDF on Crime and Security in Caribbean
Dominica News Online

Cooperation to beat back the scourge of crime and violence in the Caribbean will advance further when 10th European Development Fund CARIFORUM Crime and Security Cooperation Programme is launched on 17 January 2018, in...

Police seize drugs
Nation News

On Sunday, January 14, members of the Drug Squad, assisted by members of the Police Marine Unit, and personnel from The Barbados Coast Guard, conducted an operation at sea, approximately11.8 nautical miles...

AG, NCSA point to dangers of ganja
Nation News

Barbadians leading the call for Government to legalise marijuana have been told to check the impact its use and other drugs are having on the nation’s youth in particular. The caution has come from...

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