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Ellis jailed for four and a half years

A man who confessed to numerous break-ins over the past week, has been jailed for a total of four and a half years. Last Friday, Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant sentenced Dane Rene Ellis to three years for burglarizing Sort Your Stuff and stealing $2,720 in items on January 31 this year. That term of imprisonment was in addition to the year ...

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Darkman confesses to robbery with fake gun

Nine years after entering a store and robbing a woman of cash and jewellery, Anthony Wayne ‘Darkman’ Bovell confessed to committing the crime when he stood today before Justice Michelle Weekes in the No.2 Supreme Court. The convicted man, who is currently on remand, pleaded guilty to stealing a cellular phone belonging to Janet Page-Phillips and $764. 72 belonging to ...

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‘Things hard’

Two farmers who claimed they planted marijuana because ‘things hard’, were today given nine months to come up with $20,000 each after the pair confessed to four drug charges. Ken O’Neal Maynard, 41, of Diamond Valley, St Philip and Carson McClaren Osborne, 51, of Casuarina Street, Ruby Park, St Philip were fined by Magistrate Christopher Birch in the District ‘C’ ...

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Current dry spell coming to an end

The drought conditions which have affected Barbados and other countries in the region since late 2014 are expected to subside by the start of the 2016 hurricane season, according to the Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH) However, in its latest seasonal climate forecast issued today, CIMH warned that in place of the extreme dry conditions, the region should ...

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The Enchanting Beaches of Barbados – TravelPulse (blog)

TravelPulse (blog)The Enchanting Beaches of BarbadosTravelPulse (blog)Unlike its neighboring island nations, which are volcanic, Barbados is composed of coral. Surrounded completely by a coral reef, and created from a raised reef, it comes as no surpri...

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Clean sweep

St Catherine’s Primary came, saw and conquered all before them, taking a clean sweep of the Obadele Thompson Zone when the 2016 National Primary Schools Athletics Championship got underway at the Usain Bolt Sports Complex today. A total of five records were broken at the Ryan Brathwaite Track. St Catherine’s defended their boys’ title with 158 points, ahead of St ...

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WORLD – $1b in drugs seized in Australia

SYDNEY –– Australian police have seized AUS$1 billion worth of the drug “ice” from a shipment of silicon bra inserts and art supplies, the country’s federal police said, worth approximately US$700 million. According to authorities, the bust is one of the biggest in Australia’s history, and the largest seizure of liquid methylamphetamine ever. Officers standing by a display of confiscated ...

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Cougars of T&T conquer Barbados relay fair – Trinidad Guardian

Trinidad GuardianCougars of T&T conquer Barbados relay fairTrinidad GuardianFive-time Juvenile champion of T&T Cougars track and field club, made a triumphant historic visit to Barbados last Saturday when it dominated the Barbados Relay Fair wh...

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Late educator was ‘a gem’ – Barbados Today


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Late educator was 'a gem'
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When a team from Barbados TODAY visited the campus today members of staff spoke glowingly of the late educator who retired from the teaching service in 2004. Describing her as “an inspirational leader”, Acting Registrar Roger Worrell said: “She worked ...
LIAT sends condolences to Chairman Jean HolderNation News

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Late educator was ‘a gem’

The Barbados Community College (BCC) was thrown into mourning this weekend, following the passing of former principal Norma Holder on Sunday morning at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital at the age of 79. The late Norma Holder When a team from Barbados TODAY visited the campus today members of staff spoke glowingly of the late educator who retired from the teaching ...

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