One dead, two missing in Guadeloupe

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Hurricane Maria was being blamed for at least one death on the French speaking Caribbean nation of Guadeloupe on Monday. According to government officials, one person was killed when a tree fell and two others went missing in a shipwreck off the coast of the territory. France on Tuesday reported […]

Mexico: Strong earthquake topples buildings, killing scores

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Mexico: Strong earthquake topples buildings, killing scores  BBC News Did Calif.’s small earthquakes cause Mexico’s big one?  USA TODAY Two deadly earthquakes have hit Mexico in two weeks — here’s why  New York Daily News At least 149 killed as powerful 7.1 earthquake strikes central Mexico  Los Angeles Times Mexico earthquake: at least 149 […]

Mexico: Strong earthquake topples buildings, killing scores

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Mexico: Strong earthquake topples buildings, killing scores  BBC News Did Calif.’s small earthquakes cause Mexico’s big one?  USA TODAY Two deadly earthquakes have hit Mexico in two weeks — here’s why  New York Daily News At least 149 killed as powerful 7.1 earthquake strikes central Mexico  Los Angeles Times Mexico earthquake: at least 149 […]

Deadly Maria

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The region’s disaster management agency is reporting that the dangerous Hurricane Maria killed at least six people and caused billions of dollars in damage in Dominica when it pummelled the island last night. The island has had no communications since it was pounded by the category five tempest with winds […]

Mechanic says he did not intend to cause woman harm

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A 33-year-old mechanic, who is accused of assaulting a woman, has been released on $3,000 bail. Brian Orlando Brathwaite of Lammings, St Joseph pleaded not guilty to the charge of assaulting Lisa Scantlebury on September 16 when he appeared before Magistrate Wanda Blair in the Holetown Magistrates’ Court today. However, […]

Thomas caught stealing lobster and crabmeat

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A 47-year-old Christ Church woman has been remanded to the Psychiatric Hospital for assessment after pleading guilty to theft. Charmaine Elizabeth Ann Thomas of Apartment 9, Golden Castle Apartments in Rendezvous admittedly entered Massy Stores at Worthing and stole a box of lobster worth $60.89 and a can of crabmeat […]

Car thief sentenced to 18 months in jail

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A 20-year-old man, who breached a court-imposed bond when he burglarized the home of another man and stole his car, has been sentenced to 18 months in prison. Shaquille Stefon Gibbons of Douglin Road, Weston, St James pleaded guilty to stealing Chad Scantlebury’s car between September 7 and 8, as […]

In self defence

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A 35-year-old St Thomas man has been remanded to jail in connection with the August 31 incident in which two women were chopped multiple times at Road View, St Peter. Rommel Antonio Larone Daniel of Airy Cot, who was the subject of a wanted bulletin, was captured by police on […]

Lowe should be the one to go, says NUPW spokeswoman

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Twenty-four hours after Barbados TODAY broke the news that Minister of the Environment and Drainage Dr Denis Lowe had demanded the resignation of the entire board of directors of the Sanitation Service Authority(SSA), the bargaining agent for SSA employees is calling for a probe into the minister’s decision. Government sources […]