Cokes turn to Christ - 'Sandy' now evangelising; 'Dudus' pursuing theology course in prison
Six years ago, the tough-talking Camille 'Sandy' Coke was regarded as one of the most influential women of the troubled and poverty-stricken West Kingston community, where she and her siblings grew up.So, when the security forces were sent to...

Residents cry, 'Enough!' - PMI head, church, residents march for peace in Salt Spring
WESTERN BUREAU:The backdrop of a wall on a playing field at a ballground in Salt Spring had the inscription 'Gone too soon', a tribute in celebration of the many young men killed by the gun.At least five murders have been committed on this same...

The BWU demands 15 per cent increase
The Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU) is demanding a 15 per cent salary increase for its members in the public sector. BWU general secretary Toni Moore told reporters a short while ago the across-the-board hike would be for two years, retroactive to April 1, 2016. Moore was speaking after addressing a near two-hour meeting of shop […]

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Leaders emerging
Bayley’s Primary trounced St Mark’s Primary 5-0 today at King George V Memorial Park with speedy striker Shamar Clarke netting a brace, as action continued in the BICO-sponsored National Sports Council’s Primary Schools Football Tournament. Three goals were scored in the first half and Shamar Griffith gave his side an early lead by chipping the […]

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GDF rank dies in Soesdyke accident
A Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Lance Corporal lost his life Tuesday morning after the vehicle he was driving slammed into a parked truck on the Soesdyke Public Road, East Bank Demerara. It is reported that the vehicle, bearing number plate, DFB 1454 was heading north along the Soesdyke Public Road when the accident occurred. The ...

Security Guards robbed of millions while making deposit
A Security Guard, attached to a private security service, has been admitted to a city hospital with a gunshot wound to his foot following a robbery. According to a police report, at about 20:00h on Monday, 22 – year – old Cleveland Pyle and Damion Pearce, 24 years, both security guards, were making a night ...

Guyanese woman facing jail for ganja trafficking
A Guyanese woman will know her fate next month after pleading guilty to trafficking marijuana into Barbados. La-Toya Kenisha Smart, a 25-year-old Guyanese customer service representative, was remanded to jail after she pleaded guilty to charges of possession, possession with intent to supply, trafficking and importation of cannabis, the Barbados Today reported. She arrived in ...