Portland murder suspect mobbed, shot in rescue attempt
A Portland man, who is suspected to have killed a man early Monday morning, was rescued by the police from an angry mob, but not before he was badly beaten. The man, who is believed to be a drug addict, reportedly fled the crime scene after...

Health Check | Maintenance deficiency still worrying
In 2015, then Minister of Health Dr Fenton Ferguson, in response to several concerns raised about the status of public-health facilities, ordered an internal audit of the four regional health authorities to "determine safety and functionality of the...

BIPA welcomes CLICO debate in Parliament

The Barbados Investors and Policyholders Alliance (BIPA) has welcomed Parliament’s approval of a $91 million payout to thousands of longsuffering policyholders of CLICO International Life Insurance Company Limited by early next year. Last Friday, Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler informed the House of Assembly that the judicial manager should complete transferring CLICO’s operations to Resolution […]


Still no ease

The south coast sewage problem is far from over. However, a tour by Barbados Water Authority (BWA) and other key Government officials of the affected area over the weekend seems has done a world of good in terms of calming the fears of residents in the area, who had earlier expressed concern that the authorities […]


Topp XX blitz Kwakwani Strikers 3-0 as Eagles United/Hi Stars match abandoned

By Joe Chapman THREE unanswered second-half goals by Topp XX saw them to an enterprising 3-0 win over Kwakwani Strikers, but controversy brought an abrupt end to the second game in this year’s opening night of the 5th edition of the Upper Demerara Football Association’s GT Beer year-end football at the Mackenzie Sports Club ground,

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Guyana could lose out on retaining CBC title due to funding

… GBA president Ninvalle extremely disappointed   GUYANA stand to lose their Caribbean Boxing Championship (CBC) title which they secured in 2015, and successfully defended last year in Barbados, due mainly to funding for the initially proposed 13-member team of boxers. Additionally, Guyana Boxing Association (GBA) was hoping to send two referee/judges along with four

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Taylor hits record ton as Windies chase mammoth total

  ROSS Taylor joined Martin Crowe and New Zealand captain Kane Williamson atop the country’s list for hundreds after finishing 107 not out on day three in Hamilton. Ross Taylor celebrated a record-equalling 17th Test century for New Zealand to leave West Indies fighting to avoid a series whitewash. The 33-year-old raised his bat during

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APOLOGY FOR MURDER
OVERCOME with grief at a murder committed by his brother, Brenton McLean wept as he hugged the murder victim’s son and apologised to him yesterday.

Maria devastates Dominica
GOVERNMENT was yesterday mobilising resources to send relief supplies and manpower to Dominica after Category 5 Hurricane Maria devastated that country between Monday night and early yesterday morning.

AG: Judiciary, DPP getting help
ATTORNEY General Faris Al-Rawi yesterday said both the Judiciary and the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) have been receiving assistance to help improve the criminal justice system.