Western Union cashier robbed; bandits abandon bullet-riddled car

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Police say they are investigating a robbery under arms committed on a 22 year old cashier at the C&F Mall located at Bagotstown Public Road, East Bank Demerara by two males, one of whom was armed with a handgun, of an undisclosed amount of cash. An investigation revealed that about 10:25 Thursday morning the victim Read More

Govt to refund over 600 Dynamic Airways passengers -process initiated to access bond

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The Ministry of Public Infrastructure (MOPI) on Thursday said it has begun efforts to access a US$200,000 bond to refund passengers who were left stranded by Dynamic International Airways, LLC. Government says the passengers will be pad back in collaboration with Dynamic’s local handling agent, Roraima Airways Inc. “The funds will be used to refund passengers Read More

’ Daughter numb after Winnipeg couple killed in Jamaica

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The daughter of a Winnipeg couple killed in Jamaica says she will travel there to see her parents one last time and make sure their deaths are thoroughly investigated. “It’s not real, it can’t be real, it’s a bad dream,” said Debbie Olfert, whose parents Melbourne Flake, 81, and Etta Flake, 70, were found dead Read More

Rosanne Hanley To Teach Fitness Classes To Help Community Get Into Shape

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SARASOTA, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES, January 11, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — Over the past two years, Rosanne Hanley has noticed two trends. The first pattern consists of the price of fitness classes are rising. Second consists of lack of family-oriented programs to help children start healthy lifestyles. Because of these two unfortunate trends, Hanley hopes to plan Read More

​Former disaster relief workers in Antigua charged for stealing supplies

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Two men who worked at Antigua and Barbuda’s National Office of Disaster Services have been charged after allegedly stealing items intended for hurricane-affected residents of the twin-island nation. Dion Browne, a relief manager, and Everton Waldron, a 50-year-old driver, are accused of taking thousands of dollars’ worth of food and other items between June 2017 Read More

Youth particpation in Agrofest on the rise

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Shaquan Bishop petting one of the large rams which will be on show at a previous Agrofest. (FILE) MORE ARTICLES Organisers of Agrofest are happy with the increasing interest shown by young people which was demonstrated  as recently as last Saturday during a workshop, hosted by the Barbados Agricultural Society (BAS), for livestock farmers participating Read More

King moves one win away from Australian Open main draw

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Darian King. (FILE) MORE ARTICLES DARIAN KING is just one win away from another historic main draw appearance. Related articles Barbados’ top ranked tennis pro has advanced to the final round of qualifying at the Australian Open after rattling off 11 straight games to beat Alexander Bublik 7-5, 6-0 this morning. Trailing 5-2, the 25-year-old Read More

Jamaican government to spend billions to improve border security

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Minister of National Security Robert Montague. (FILE) MORE ARTICLES KINGSTON – The Andrew Holness led administration is taking steps to improve the country’s border security. Related articles On Wednesday, National Security Minister Robert Montague announced that the government is spending US$11 billion to among other things obtain six additional helicopters and four aircraft for the Read More

The Long View: Public officers must enforce rules

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MORE ARTICLES Barbados has a serious problem. It has nothing to do with politicians, but rather our public officers. Related articles It is about their failure to implement the laws and regulations and to ensure the public does not breach the well laid out rules. It is because of the enforcement and the demand to Read More