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GUYANA – Director of Prisons charged with sexual assault

GEORGETOWN –– Director of Prisons Welton Trotz yesterday announced that he was stepping down from his post, minutes after being charged with the sexual assault of a female rank. Trotz, who was unrepresented, appeared in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court before Magistrate Fabayo Azoore on the charge of sexual assault of a female prison officer. Director of Prisons Welton Trotz on ...

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$10, 000 reward

The Smith family of Farm Road, St Philip is tonight making a renewed appeal for anyone with information on the whereabouts of their missing mother to come forward and provide assistance. As such, they have doubled the reward to $10,000 for anyone who provides information that leads to the safe return of 75-year-old Marcelle Smith, wife of former Lodge School ...

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Missing Owen

The CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) is “barely limping” and needs a champion like former Barbados Prime Minister Owen Arthur, a top executive of a regional think-tank has said. “I think a champion has to come forward. We would see that when we had former Prime Minister Owen Arthur – at least you felt some energy around it, you ...

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Combermere defeat BCC

Jehu Lafeuillee took charge of proceedings with a game-high 19 points for Combermere who came from two quarters down to dispose of Barbados Community College (BCC) 49-39 when action continued yesterday in the National Sports Council’s Schools Division One Basketball Tournament. Played at Waterford, the Massy United Insurance-sponsored tournament saw the hosts get off to a slow start when they ...

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England respond strongly against Pakistan

Joe Root is closing in on a ninth Test century, capping a terrific second day of the second Test in Dubai for England today, finishing 182 for 3, trailing Pakistan by 196 runs. Mark Wood took 3-39 as England dominated the morning session, dismissing Pakistan for 378 before lunch, Misbah-ul-Haq (102) falling to the fifth ball of the morning without ...

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Tearful vigil

Songs of hope rang out on the street of Halls Road, St Michael late yesterday as grieving, friends and loved ones of Brinsley Warde held a vigil in his memory. Fifty-nine-year–old Warde died following a stabbing incident at John Beckles Drive, St Michael on October 9. Amid tears, the large gathering walked from his neighbourhood to the scene of the ...

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Remembering PM David – Barbados Today

Barbados TodayRemembering PM DavidBarbados TodayBarbados is not only an economy. It is a society. We must never forget this. It is a failure to appreciate that this creates the kind of tension we are seeing in relation to the CSME and the movement of p...

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Combermere closes early

The Combermere school was forced to suspend classes early today following a suspected gas leak. When a Barbados TODAY team visited the Waterford institution, it was not allowed on the compound and school officials declined to comment on the situation. Students and teachers were gathered on the playing field before word came around 11 a.m. that the school would be ...

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Combermere closes early

The Combermere school was forced to suspend classes early today following a suspected gas leak. When a Barbados TODAY team visited the Waterford institution, it was not allowed on the compound and school officials declined to comment on the situation. Students and teachers were gathered on the playing field before word came around 11 a.m. that the school would be ...

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