The price of Bajan progress

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When I was knee-high, I remember going to Father Knight’s shop in Maxwell to buy groceries with my cousins. It was a time when my grandmother wrote her list with a lead pencil on a brown piece of paper and we carried our groceries in a box. I still have […]

Ward “a lucky man”

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Junior Ricardo Ward can consider himself a very lucky man. When the convicted drug dealer appeared before acting Magistrate Alliston Seale in the District ‘A’ Magistrates Court yesterday, he pleaded guilty to possession of cannabis, trafficking and intent to supply. After looking at his previous convictions, the magistrate asked Ward:  […]

3 teens on murder charge remanded

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Three teenagers accused of murdering a Guyanese man were remanded again to HMP Dodds yesterday when they reappeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrates Court. Kelly Javanni Prentice, 17, of Ellis Village, Halls Road, St Michael, Nickolai Matthew Thompson, 18, of Chadderton Road, Carrington Village, St Michael and Nishawn D’Andre Prescod, 18, […]

Chance up!

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A man who was given a chance to clean up his life but chose not to was yesterday sentenced to six months in jail. Narie Leslie Hinds, 48, of Military Road, Bush Hall, St Michael, was given the sentence by acting Magistrate Alliston Seale in the District ‘A’ Magistrates Court after […]

Try the Bermuda water method – Comissiong

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Water officials here have been advised to adopt the Bermuda model as a means of alleviating the chronic water shortages that face the nation. Barbados is classified by the United Nations Commission on Water as a “water scarce” country, placing it slightly ahead of the desert nations of the Middle […]

‘One last letter’

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Opposition Leader Mia Mottley plans to write to Minister of Water Resource Management Dr David Estwick to request a meeting to discuss the water shortages facing residents of the northern parishes. Mottley announced her intention last night at a town hall meeting organized by the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) at […]