Anti-drug crusader ‘will miss breathalyzer’

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Anti-drug crusader, Pastor Victor Roach, who campaigned relentlessly for the introduction of breathalyzer testing did not live to see his efforts become the law of the land, friends said today at his funeral. The former president of the National Committee for the Prevention of Alcohol and Drug Dependency (NCPADD), was […]

Anti-drug crusader ‘will miss breathalyzer’

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Anti-drug crusader, Pastor Victor Roach, who campaigned relentlessly for the introduction of breathalyzer testing did not live to see his efforts become the law of the land, friends said today at his funeral. The former president of the National Committee for the Prevention of Alcohol and Drug Dependency (NCPADD), was […]

Seminal move

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The Caribbean’s push for reparations from descendant beneficiaries of slavery made major headway today as a Scottish university that acknowledged it earned millions from the trade signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the University of the West Indies. The agreement will result in the joint establishment and management of […]

MPs hail ‘Freedom of Barbados’ honour

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The creation of Barbados’ highest alternative national honour, the Order of The Freedom of Barbados, has been hailed by lawmakers as a step forward on the nation’s “road to emancipation” as they passed a bill for the honour last night. The new honour is being introduced as an equivalent to […]

VAT debts write-off as amendments pass

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The Labour Party administration has kept a mini-budget pledge made shortly after coming to power last year,  writing off outstanding Value Added Tax (VAT) debts from its first four years and waived their penalties and arrears. But an outspoken Opposition voice in the Senate condemned the amendment to the VAT […]

Car thief admits guilt

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A Christ Church man who stole a $19, 500 Toyota Corolla three years ago and sold it for $1,500 will make his next appearance in the No. 5 Supreme Court on September 3. Ryan Oneal Wickham, of Wellington Drive, Enterprise Coast Road pleaded guilty to stealing the 2004 NZE model […]

Fraud awaiting his fate

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When St Joseph resident Jason McDonald Phillips presented a forge cheque to a teller at Republic Bank Barbados Limited three years ago he received “20 hard $100 bills” in return. Principal Crown Counsel Krystal Delaney gave the evidence today as she read the facts of three fraud cases following guilty […]

Alleyne remanded

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A 25-year-old man has been remanded to prison for allegedly committing several offences against police officers as they executed their duties. Jamar Anderson Alleyne, of Farnum Land, Chapman Lane, St Michael is accused of assaulting and resisting police constable Devon Subhan in the execution of his duties on July 8. […]

Serial crook

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Lesanto Orelston Hydrafel Lavine was back today two weeks after he was rearrested in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court following a grant of bail on drug charges. There was no going home for the 33-year-old of Well Gap, Cave Hill, St Michael as he was sentenced to more than three […]