This Hotel Must Pay Fired Haitian Dishwashers $2.5 Million

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News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Tues. Aug. 1, 2018: A Miami-based hotel has agreed to cough up $2.5 million to settle a discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, (EEOC) on behalf of 17 Haitian dishwashers. The SLS Hotel, operated by hotel, restaurant and nightlife company called “sbe,” […]

Brathwaite uses cheese money to buy cocaine

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A 28-year-old general worker, who stole $80 to purchase cocaine, has been remanded to the Psychiatric Hospital for assessment. Leroy Cecil Bartlett gave the accused Dario Renaldo Brathwaite, of no fixed of abode, the money on July 9 to buy him two blocks of cheese. However, Brathwaite did not return […]

Brathwaite uses cheese money to buy cocaine

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A 28-year-old general worker, who stole $80 to purchase cocaine, has been remanded to the Psychiatric Hospital for assessment. Leroy Cecil Bartlett gave the accused Dario Renaldo Brathwaite, of no fixed of abode, the money on July 9 to buy him two blocks of cheese. However, Brathwaite did not return […]

Farmer accused of growing weed

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A farmer, who is alleged to have cultivated marijuana, was granted $10,000 bail when he appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrate’s Court today. Jason Boucher, of 1st Avenue, Hinds Hill, St Michael, is further charged with possession, possession with intent to supply and traffic the cannabis on July 31. According […]

Farmer accused of growing weed

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A farmer, who is alleged to have cultivated marijuana, was granted $10,000 bail when he appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrate’s Court today. Jason Boucher, of 1st Avenue, Hinds Hill, St Michael, is further charged with possession, possession with intent to supply and traffic the cannabis on July 31. According […]

Blue vex with Chris!

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The manner in which a 37-year-old man vented his frustration against former Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler and the former Democratic Labour Party Government over their handling of the country’s finances, has landed him in prison for the next 12 months. Giscard Jiriki Rwizi Debeauville, of No. 5 Applegrove, Black […]

Blue vex with Chris!

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The manner in which a 37-year-old man vented his frustration against former Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler and the former Democratic Labour Party Government over their handling of the country’s finances, has landed him in prison for the next 12 months. Giscard Jiriki Rwizi Debeauville, of No. 5 Applegrove, Black […]

Sugar production up by 15 per cent

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The local sugar industry experienced sweeter days this season, with the authorities reporting double digit growth in production. The Barbados Agricultural Management Company (BAMC) today reported that not only there was a 15 per cent increase in sugar production, but the country was also in the process of exporting the […]