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  1. SASOD Guyana Welcomes Antigua Court Decision to Decriminalize Same-Sex Intimacy

    SASOD Guyana welcomes the decision of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court following the conclusion of a challenge brought by a gay man against the state, who argued that the Sexual Offences Act (of 1995) contained several unconstitutional and discriminatory sections. According to the Court’s ruling, sections 12 and 15 of the Sexual Offences Act which […]

    July 11, 2022Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  2. Breakthrough in Jerome Stuart Murder on Baxter’s Rd, solved by CID Officers

    Officers from the Criminal Investigation Department of the Bridgetown Division made a breakthrough in their investigations relating to the murder of Jerome Antonio Stuart 25 years of 8th Ave, New Orleans, St. Michael which occurred on Saturday 16th April 2022, whilst at Baxters Road, St. Michael. CHARGES: 1. Murder 2. Serious Bodily Harm (Two Counts) […]

    May 9, 2022Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  3. Brown Sugar Challenge CCJ Decision

    The Sugar Association of the Caribbean (SAC) notes with interest the ruling of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) in the case taken by Belize against Trinidad and Tobago for alleged non-application of the Common External Tariff (CET) on brown sugar entering T&T from extra regional sources. Non-payment of the 40% CET on imported extra-regional […]

    February 9, 2022Agriculture, FeaturedNo comments
  4. Criminal Charges Update: Lemario DeCoursey Gill

    Lemario DeCoursey Gill, 30 years of Clinkett’s Gardens, Saint Lucy, who has been charged with several serious criminal offences, appeared before Acting Magistrate Kystal Delaney at the District “A” Traffic court on Thursday 7th October 2021. He was remanded in custody at Her Majesty’s Prisons, Dodds, St. Philip, and will reappear at same court on […]

    October 8, 2021Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  5. 2 men charged with murder of Shae Hackett, set for Magistrate’s appearance

    Officers attached to the Criminal Investigations Department at Hastings/Worthing Police Station solved a recent murder investigation. As a result, two men got arrested and formally charged with the murder of Shae Hackett, 20 years, of Dunlow Lane, St. Michael. This murder occurred at St. Paul’s Avenue, Bayville, St. Michael on Monday 6th September 2021. The […]

    September 23, 2021Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  6. TRIO REMANDED UNTIL MID-JUNE

    Police Officers from the Criminal Investigations Department at Oistins Police station have arrested and formally charged several individuals for a number of serious criminal offences which occurred on Wednesday 12th May 2021 at Gall Hill and Cane Vale Crescent both in Christ Church. The individuals and charges are: 4. (a) Trevor Junior Griffith, 38 years […]

    May 18, 2021Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  7. AG of Barbados remains Non-Committal over Decision handed down for ex-DLP Cabinet Minister

    I don’t think that I can usefully comment on the outcome of the criminal proceedings brought against Mr Inniss. The imposition of the penalty, as in our own judicial System, is entirely a matter for the US courts. That court heard the charges, presided over the case and listened to the mitigation. It is the […]

    April 28, 2021Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  8. Official reaction from Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, re: news of Donville Inniss’ sentencing

    It is a sad day but we trust that this development today brings this unfortunate episode closer to closure. We live in an era where governance and where accountability matter. It is a lesson for all of us, whether elected or appointed. There must be a recognition that our commitment to serve people is a […]

    April 28, 2021Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  9. UK and U.S. Collaborate to Support Remote Criminal Justice Operations in Barbados

    Today the United States and the United Kingdom provided $75,000 of equipment to Barbados prosecutors to support remote criminal justice operations. The equipment will be used to facilitate remote working and virtual appearances at court proceedings, and further efforts to mitigate and contain the spread of COVID-19. The equipment gifted through the US/UK Criminal Justice […]

    March 16, 2021Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  10. WHITE PRIVILEGE IN BOTH USA & BARBADOS: British reality personality slapped on the wrist for endangering thousands of Bajans

    On Wednesday, January 6th 2021 25 year old Zara Holland, from Great Britain and now staying at the Hilton Hotel, Needham’s Point, St Michael where some quarantined patients stay and formerly at the Sugar Bay Hotel, Hastings, Christ Church then appeared yesterday at the District ‘D’ Magistrates’ Court in Cane Garden, St Thomas. The UK […]

    January 7, 2021Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  11. AOP Orphan announces 5-year results on BESREMi® (Ropeginterferon alfa-2b) in PV at the ASH Annual Meeting 2020

    Ropeginterferon alfa-2b showed clear advantages in efficacy and safety/tolerability versus best-available-treatment (mostly hydroxyurea) in this long-term treatment analysis in the randomized-controlled setting. * Freedom of phlebotomy with hematocrit below 45% was achieved in 81.8% of patients receiving Ropeginterferon alfa-2b vs. only 63.2% in the control group (p=0.01). * Mutant JAK2 allele burden decreased from 37.3% […]

    December 13, 2020HealthNo comments
  12. Abuse of Power and the Constitutional Obligations of Private Companies

    The recently concluded Jamaican case of Tomlinson v TVJ is, at its core, about power and the covert and overt ways it can be used to perpetuate discrimination against already marginalized groups. It therefore brought to the fore, questions about the extent to which section 13(5) of the Jamaica Charter of Rights stops powerful private […]

    November 16, 2020Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  13. Urgent Appeal for both Sheniese Lovell & Rashida Lovell

    The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is requesting for Ms. Rashida Lovell and Ms. Sheniese Lovell last known address Garden Land, Bank Hall, St Michael report in person to the Supreme Court Number 2, The Judicial Centre Complex, White Park Road, St. Michael urgently. Rodney Inniss – Insp. (Ag); Public Relations Officer

    October 30, 2020EventsNo comments
  14. Gabriel Shando Hayde from Colleton, Saint John appears at St. Matthias Magistrate’s Court

    Gabriel Shando Hayde, age 23, unemployed of Colleton, Saint John was arrested and charged;- 1. On the 16th day of February 2020 Murdered Kerwin Howell 2. On the 18th day of August 2020 Murdered Roger Moore 3. On the 4th day of October 2020 Possession of a .40 firearm 4. On the 4th day of […]

    October 13, 2020Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  15. YOUR HONOR (2020) – Bryan Cranston’s New Series on Showtime

    Writer: Ishan Trivedi Stars: Jimmy Sheirgill, Varun Badola, Parul Gulati

    September 21, 2020Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  16. TRIO AWAIT CRIMINAL CHARGES, RE: POLICE INVOLVED SHOOTING

    CAVEAT Any graininess or distortion of images due to original photos being the size of postage stamps and attempts to render as higher resolution. Police from the Major Crimes Unit have arrested and formally charged three individuals for several criminal matters which arose out of circumstances surrounding a shooting incident at Halls Road, St Michael […]

    August 19, 2020Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  17. President Ali committed to resolving Venezuela/Guyana border controversy case at ICJ

    Guyana’s new President Dr Irfaan Ali has committed to pursuing a resolution of the Guyana/Venezuela border controversy at the International Court of Justice. He reminded that it was the PPP/C Government in 2014 that put an end to the interminable ‘good offices’ dialogue with Venezuela, because “it had become, for them, a strategy of prolonging […]

    August 10, 2020PoliticalNo comments
  18. DESTRUCTION OF DRUGS IN POLICE CUSTODY

    Police from the Southern Division under the supervision of Acting Superintendent of Police Mrs. Elphene Moore conducted an exercise this weekend, where 1,133 pounds of marijuana with an estimated street value of $2.26 million and 3.6 kilos of cocaine with an estimated street value of $181.000.00 Barbados Currency was destroyed. These matters have all been […]

    November 12, 2019Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  19. Trinidad And Tobago’s public sex offenders registry now law

    On Friday the 13th September 2019 the Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago unanimously passed the Sexual Offences Amendment Bill 2019 in the House of Representatives. The bill required a special majority as it was a “Special Act” that is inconsistent with the Bill of Rights as it would infringe the right to privacy of registered […]

    September 21, 2019Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  20. HALLS VILLAGE MAN HELD AND CHARGED FOR OVER 30 KILOS OF CANNABIS

    The Drug Squad arrested and formally charged 47 year old Jerry Nathaniel Haynes, from Halls Village # 1 St James for a number of drug related offences which occurred on Wednesday the 28th of August 2019. These charges related to Possession, Possession with intent to supply, Trafficking and the Cultivation of Cannabis. Circumstances Police executed […]

    September 6, 2019Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  21. Two gay men exiled from Caribbean nation challenge draconian ‘buggery’ and ‘gross indecency’ laws

    Two gay men filed court proceedings to challenge St Vincent and the Grenadines’ “buggery” and “gross indecency” laws, which criminalise homosexuality. Both men, who have been advised by Jeremy Johnson QC and Peter Laverack of 5 Essex Court, assert that their dignity and autonomy are stripped by these laws. They have filed claims with Affidavits […]

    July 30, 2019ControversyNo comments
  22. Bulgaria then Argentina, when will they learn? ATM skimming suspect won’t see Kadooment – Buenos Aires native remanded to next month

    A major breakthrough in the debit card skimming fraud which emptied scores of Barbadian bank accounts as an Argentine mechanic charged in connection with the cyber-crime has been remanded to prison when he appeared in District ‘A’ Criminal Court #2. (1) Between the 6th and 7th of July 2019 it’s alleged he stole $3,040.00 in […]

    July 17, 2019Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  23. CARIBBEAN COURT OF JUSTICE HANDS DOWN DECISION OVER PROF. EDDY VENTOSE Vs EBC & MAY 24th POLL

    The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), based in Port Of Spain, handed down an unprecedented Sunday decision over an appeal from Barbados which now paves the way for a resident of that nation to receive his right to vote. He alleges under the prevailing laws he is qualified and entitled to be registered to vote by […]

    May 13, 2018Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  24. Molly’s Game – Idris Elba & Jessica Chastain with Kevin Costner

    The true story of an Olympic-class skier who ran the world’s most exclusive high-stakes poker game and became an FBI target. Her players included movie stars, business titans and unbeknownst to her, the Russian mob.

    September 7, 2017Games, Video GalleryNo comments
  25. Golden Rock male held for Christ Church burglaries & robberies

    Police in the Southern Division have arrested and charged a man in relation to a number of offences committed in the Christ Church area between the 6th and the 12th of August 2017. Arrested and formally charged is Dario Arlington Hollingsworth 23 years of #42 Golden Rock, Pine, St. Michael. He was arrested and charged […]

    August 25, 2017Crime, FeaturedNo comments