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Tag Archives: abuse

  1. Suspected Murder-Suicide in Green Point, St Philip

    Police can confirm a report reading of a double homicide in Green point St. Philip.  They confirmed only one death at this stage. One female is deceased. There is a male who is still alive at present and ambulance personnel have been summoned for medical attention. Will update as soon as other info becomes available […]

    August 28, 2020Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  2. BARBADOS-BASED AUTHOR INSISTS VISION BOARDING CHANNELS SUCCESS

    An author is telling aspiring Barbadian women to use the method of vision boarding to ensure their success for 2020. Nekisha Prince-Haynes is a wife and mother who was born and raised in Guyana but now resides here in Barbados. She is the creator of the publication – Your Client Is Not Your Friend. She […]

    February 6, 2020Books, FeaturedNo comments
  3. PASTOR URGES FELLOW WORSHIPPERS DON’T GOSSIP FOR DOMESTIC ABUSE SUFFERERS, INSTEAD EXTEND ALL POSSIBLE HELP

    A pastor believes more can be done for victims of abuse, not only through Government and fellow clergy, but within the congregation as well… BajanReporter.com was given exclusive coverage of God’s Glamorous Women, an intimate gathering where shocking tales of abuse and escape were shared – when spouses and partners discouraged the victims to make […]

    February 4, 2020Breaking News, Controversy, Featured1 comment
  4. NEW HBO DOCUMENTARY, ‘SAY HER NAME: THE LIFE AND DEATH OF SANDRA BLAND,’ EXPLORES THE CONTROVERSIAL DEATH OF A YOUNG BLACK WOMAN IN POLICE CUSTODY; PREMIERES ON FEBRUARY 25

    On July 10, 2015, Sandra Bland, a politically engaged and vibrant 28-year-old African American from Chicago, was arrested for a traffic violation in a small Texas town. After three days in custody, she was found hanging from a noose in her jail cell. Bland’s death was quickly ruled a suicide, sparking allegations of a racially […]

    February 9, 2019ControversyNo comments
  5. SOCIAL CARE MINISTER IMPLIES MAIN OPPOSITION ONLY APPEAR TO BE CHRISTIAN

    The National Stadium last nite was home to a few stunned stalwarts of the ruling Democratic Labour Party, when Steve Blackett, a salesman and former TV presenter laid a heavy charge at the feet of the Main Opposition Barbados Labour Party. The Social Care Minister dismissed how the BLP had a pastor in the ranks […]

    May 7, 2018Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  6. AL PACINO RETURNS TO HBO THIS SATURDAY, APRIL 7th WITH PREMIERE OF ‘PATERNO’

    Directed by Barry Levinson, the HBO Films’ production centers on Penn State University’s Joe Paterno in the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal. After becoming the “winningest” coach in college football history, Paterno’s legacy is challenged and he is forced to face questions of institutional failure in regard to the victims. PATERNO, a […]

    April 3, 2018Cinema, Sports1 comment
  7. “The Whole Truth” (2016) – Keanu Reeves, Renee Zelleweger & Jim Belushi

    Defense attorney Richard Ramsay (Keanu Reeves) takes on a personal case when he swears to his widowed friend, Loretta Lassiter (Renée Zellweger), that he will keep her son Mike (Gabriel Basso) out of prison. Charged with murdering his father, Mike initially confesses to the crime. But as the trial proceeds, chilling evidence about the kind […]

    September 26, 2016Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  8. DEPENDENCIES & VICIOUS CYCLES OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

    The International Women’s Resource Network (IWRN) is again issuing a STRONG APPEAL to victims and families afflicted by DOMESTIC VIOLENCE to reach out for immediate assistance. According to the organization “we can no longer sit as a nation, region and globe and allow our women to leave us in such cruel circumstances.” Many victims of […]

    September 18, 2016HealthNo comments
  9. “Don’t Blush, Baby!” – Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

    Sexual harassment is a form of workplace bullying. Workplace bullying is verbal, physical, social or psychological abuse by an employer, employee, colleague (or manager), or another person or group of people at work. Workplace bullying can happen in any type of workplace, from offices to shops, cafes, restaurants, workshops, community groups and government organisations. According […]

    February 21, 2016Breaking News, Cricket, FeaturedNo comments
  10. LIAT probes incident at Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport: Staff Under Query Relieved of Duties

    LIAT’s management has launched an investigation into an incident involving one of the company’s employees and a customer at the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport in Tortola late on Friday 18th September 2015. The company launched its investigation on Saturday September 19, immediately upon receipt of information about the incident. The employee in question has […]

    September 22, 2015Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  11. PEACE OFFICER – (Militarized Police: DOCUMENTARY)

    Peace Officer is a documentary about the increasingly militarized state of American police as told through the story of “Dub” Lawrence, a former sheriff who established and trained his rural state’s first SWAT team only to see that same unit kill his son-in-law in a controversial standoff 30 years later. Driven by an obsessed sense […]

    August 20, 2015Cinema, Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments
  12. Lives of women impacted by funds from CIBC FirstCaribbean

    The lives of women and children receiving emergency temporary housing at the Business and Professional Women’s (BPW) Club shelter have been positively impacted thanks to a financial donation from a leading commercial bank. In recognition of International Women’s Day, CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank recently presented the BPW Club of Barbados with $10,000 to go towards […]

    March 31, 2015EventsNo comments
  13. POLICE CLAMP DOWN ON THEIR OWN: OFFICER CHARGED WITH SEVERAL OFFENCES

    Police have arrested and formally charged Winthea Lynch, 38 year old Police Constable with the below mentioned offences: Assault Occasioning Actual Bodily Harm Indecent Assault Assault; and Threatening Words On January 10, 2015, he is alleged to have committed these offences against two persons whilst at Woodbourne, St. Philip. Lynch appeared at the District A Magistrates […]

    January 18, 2015CrimeNo comments
  14. New YWCA President of Barbados to boost Governance & Membership during Tenure

    The Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) of Barbados is celebrating its recent Biennial General Meeting and the election of officers for the period 2014 – 2016. Subsequent to a “Meet and Greet” over the weekend at their YWCA Headquarters in Deacons, St. Michael – both their President and 1st Vice President outlined in this video […]

    September 7, 2014Education, FeaturedNo comments
  15. CHILD BEGGING: MORE HUMAN TRAFFICKING, EQUALLY WRONG by Felicia Browne

    The rights of children are often under-evaluated. It has been known that children under the age of 18 years often forced to work to provide for their families. Many of these children died as the result of the harsh environments that their tender and under-nourished bodies endured. As a result, developing nations have designed specific […]

    August 31, 2014Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  16. (Updated!) LIAT MANAGEMENT AGREE TO SETTLE PRIVATELY WITH AMERINDIAN PASSENGER

    For anyone linking over from BARBADOS FREE PRESS, The matter is now resolved, and no more news articles about it is part of the deal… This is even though Damon claims his wife never lied to him in 21 years of marriage? As Mr Corrie sees it? “Sometimes we just can’t win even when we […]

    May 18, 2014TravelNo comments
  17. British Alternative Group “Coldplay” – Magic (Official video)

    The first single from the album Ghost Stories, out 19 May 2014. Director – Jonas Åkerlund Actress – Zhang Ziyi MAGIC Call it magic Call it true I call it magic When I’m with you And I just got broken Broken into two Still I call it magic When I’m next to you And I […]

    April 12, 2014Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  18. Montserrat to launch Breaking the Silence of Child Sexual Abuse Campaign in November

    In November, Montserrat will add its voice to a regional campaign aimed at stopping child abuse across. The campaign was initially launched in 2010 by Institute for Gender and Development Studies for the University of the West Indies in Trinidad & Tobago. The multi-media campaign, which uses a Blue Bear as the symbol, aims to […]

    November 5, 2013Events, HealthNo comments