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Tag Archives: courts

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. JURORS TO REPORT ON JUNE 26

    All jurors assigned to the No. 5 Supreme Court are asked to note that the court has been adjourned until Monday, June 26. Jurors are therefore asked to report for Jury Duty at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, June 26. (JRB/BGIS)

    June 17, 2017Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  19. Astor B. Watts Lunchtime Lecture Series; Friday, 26th May 2017 – Dr. Rolerick Hinds, Candidate for St. Thomas

    The weekly Astor B. Watts Lunchtime Lecture Series continues at Democratic Labour Party HQ, “Kennington,” George St., Belleville, on Friday 26th May, 2017 at 1:00 pm as follows : Presenter: Dr. Rolerick Hinds, Candidate for the St. Thomas Constituency Lecture streamed live on DLP Facebook.

    May 21, 2017PoliticalNo comments
  20. Pool Land male, 20, in remand for St George shooting

    Police arrested and formally charged Torion Bryan Holligan, 20 years of Pool Land St. John, for two (2) counts of Endangering Life. Holligan appeared before Chief Magistrate Christopher Birch, in the District ‘C’ Court on Thursday the 6th of April 2017. He was remanded to prison, to reappear in the District ‘B’ Court on the […]

    April 9, 2017CrimeNo comments
  21. Juvenile Court Appeal

    Nicole and Aliyah Belgrave, last known address Apt 1, Halls Road, St. Michael are being asked to contact the Juvenile Court, Roebuck Street, St. Michael – As Soon As possible (ASAP) in person, or at telephone number 434-9970, ext 4532, or the Courts Prosecutors Office at 430-7179, or 430-7180 Roland Cobbler – Insp. (Ag); Public […]

    February 7, 2017Breaking News, EventsNo comments
  22. “Caribbean Court of Justice Pioneers New Technology to Improve Court Performance” by Gerard Best

    A suite of new high-tech court management systems are to be adopted by the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ). The CCJ will be one of the first adopters of a set of technology-enabled systems for electronic filing of court documents, case management and court performance measurement, according to a release dated December 9. The region-wide […]

    December 11, 2016TechnologyNo comments
  23. Digital recording equipment for magistrates’ courts

    Chief Justice Sir Marston Gibson received a donation of digital recording equipment from Sirah Abraham, Criminal Justice Adviser from the Embassy of the United States and the British High Commission. The equipment will be used in magistrates’ courts and is jointly funded by the criminal justice reform project of the US Government and the British […]

    November 8, 2016TechnologyNo comments
  24. “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
  25. Business & Professional Women’s Club Call For a National Dialogue on Reforms to the Judicial System

    The Business and Professional Women’s Club of Barbados, the organisation that operates the sole shelter for abused women in Barbados, is questioning what appears to be a new policy of releasing suspects of murder on bail, and even more recently, the release of the convicted murderer of a mother and daughter, whose sentence of death […]

    August 21, 2016Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments