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Tag Archives: GAIA

  1. GCG GROUND UPGRADES TO GREEN EQUIPMENT

    Despite setbacks in the aviation industry due to the Covid-19 pandemic, GCG Ground Services (Barbados) Ltd has introduced new state of the art equipment into its fleet. From the beginning of September 2020, GCG Ground Services started using three new pieces of Ground Service Equipment (GSE) in its operations at the Grantley Adams International Airport […]

    October 11, 2020Featured, TravelNo comments
  2. Arrival of the WHO/Jack Ma Donation to CARICOM

    Health officials are hopeful that by August 2021, one in five Caribbean nationals, including Barbadians, could be vaccinated against COVID-19. Dr Yitades Gebre, Pan-American Health Organisation (PAHO)/World Health Organisation (WHO) representative for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, said more than 165 candidate vaccines were at some stage of development, of which 25 vaccine candidates were […]

    July 27, 2020Health, Video GalleryNo comments
  3. Scheduled Cleaning and Early Closure, Ministry of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy

    The offices of the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy, located at the Civil Aviation Department building, Charnocks, Christ Church, will be closed on Friday, July 17, by 1:00 p.m., for regular scheduled cleaning of the compound. Everyone is therefore asked to ensure all business concludes before closing time. Any inconvenience is sincerely […]

    July 17, 2020BusinessNo comments
  4. BARBADIAN PASSENGERS FLYING TO USA MAY THINK TWICE FOR USING AMERICAN AIRLINES – CREDIT OR DEBIT CARDS ONLY NOW FOR PAYMENT, NO CASH!

    American Airlines (AA) announced effective yesterday, the airline is now cashless at Grantley Adams International Airport and now passengers are expected to use a credit or debit card to make any transactions at the airport, including purchasing tickets and paying for checked baggage. Jennifer Carter, AA’s general manager for Barbados says the airline transitioned to […]

    October 23, 2018Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  5. Canadian Visitors charged for nearly 25 Kilos of Weed

    Members of the Drug Squad have formally charged three (3) Canadian visitors for a number of drug related offences which were committed at the Grantley Adams International Airport on Sunday the 22nd of October 2017. They are, Jordan Alexander Pinelli, 26 years, Lamar Diamonte Newman 19 years, and Illicia Jade Orr-Campbell eighteen 18 years. The […]

    October 24, 2017Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  6. 2 Jamaicans Charged for Hidden Ganja

    Members of the Drug Squad have arrested and formally charged two (2) Jamaican nationals for a number of drug related offences, which were committed at the Grantley Adams International Airport on Friday the 15th of September 2017. They are Breanna Ann-Marie Brown 19 years, and Joel Williams 24 years. Brown and Williams were formally charged […]

    September 17, 2017Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  7. 19 year old facing smuggling of narcotics charges

    Members of the Drug Squad have arrested and charged Shaqem Najeen Kadeem Ben Lashley nineteen (19) years of Welches Lot #2, Gibson Land, Redman’s Village, St. Thomas, for a number of drug related offences. These offences were committed on Thursday the 10th of August 2017, while at Terminal 2, Grantley Adams International Airport, Seawell, Christ […]

    August 15, 2017Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  8. JAMAICAN CAMPBELL CHARGED

    Members of the Drug Squad have formally charged Jamaican national Samuel Leroy Campbell 22 years, with the offences of: 1. Possession of cannabis; 2. Possession with intent to supply cannabis; 3. Trafficking cannabis; and 4. Importation of cannabis On June 9, 2016, Campbell arrived in Barbados by air. He was interviewed by Drug Squad personnel […]

    June 12, 2016Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  9. ST LUCIAN EX-LIAT FLIGHT ATTENDANT CHARGED

    A former flight attendant with LIAT has been remanded to prison until May 5, 2016 in relation to cocaine and marijuana smuggling. According to police, Plummer arrived in Barbados on Tuesday and the cocaine was allegedly found in her handbag during a search by Customs officers. It seems the cannabis was apparently found at her apartment. David Welch – […]

    May 1, 2016Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  10. GUYANESE NATIONAL CHARGED WITH DRUG OFFENCES

    Members of the Drug Squad have arrested and charged Tomika Onessa Gonsalves a 27 year old Guyanese national for the following offences committed at the Grantley Adams International: 1. Possession of cocaine 2. Possession with intent to supply 3. Trafficking; and 4. Importation of cocaine. On Wednesday the 5th day of August 2015 about 2:15 […]

    August 7, 2015CrimeNo comments
  11. Barbadians arrested for hauling Miami weed at GAIA

    Members of the Drug Squad have formally charged Ricardo McAlester Waldron, 40 years of Princess Royal Ave, Pinelands, St. Michael, with the below listed offences committed at the Airport on 11 June 2015. 1. Possession of Cannabis 2. Possession with intent to supply Cannabis 3. Trafficking Cannabis; 4. Importation of Cannabis; and 5. Conspiracy to […]

    June 15, 2015Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  12. FEMALE JAMAICAN ON DRUG CHARGES: WHEN IS A SUITCASE NOT A SUITCASE?

    Members of the Drug Squad have formally charged Tamika Latoya Fearon, a 36 year old Jamaican Business woman, with the below listed offences committed at the Airport on 8th May 2015. Fearon arrived from Jamaica by air at 7:27 pm. She cleared immigration and was interviewed by Police Officers. A search of her luggage revealed […]

    June 2, 2015Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  13. BARBADOS CUSTOMS GET TO BOTTOM OF MATTER: BLACKWOOD HELD ON DRUG CHARGES, AFTER PASSING OVER 2 LBS

    Members of the Drug Squad have formally charged Jamaican Hooden Mykini Blackwood, 31 years, with the below listed offences committed at the Airport on 31st May 2015. 1. Possession of Cannabis 2. Possession with intent to supply Cannabis 3. Trafficking Cannabis; and 4. Importation of Cannabis Hooden Blackwood is to appear at the District B […]

    June 2, 2015Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  14. JAMAICAN NATIONAL CHARGED WITH DRUG OFFENCES

    Members of the Drug Squad have charged Jamaican Danielle Tiffany Cole, 22 years with the following offences committed at the Grantley Adams International Airport: 1. Possession of cannabis 2. Possession with intent to supply 3. Trafficking; and 4. Importation of cannabis. Cole arrived by air from Jamaica on the 15th May 2015. She was interviewed […]

    May 16, 2015CrimeNo comments
  15. TRINIDADIAN NATIONAL CHARGED WITH DRUG OFFENCES

    Members of the Drug Squad have charged Trinidadian Leandra Figaro, 22 years with the following offences committed at the Grantley Adams International Airport: 1. Possession of cocaine 2. Possession with intent to supply 3. Trafficking; and 4. Importation of cocaine. Figaro arrived by air from Trinidad on the 14th May 2015. She was interviewed by […]

    May 16, 2015CrimeNo comments
  16. JAMAICAN NATIONAL (YET AGAIN) CHARGED WITH DRUG OFFENCES

    Members of the Drug Squad have charged Jamaican national Irrol Chisolm, 37 years with the following offences committed at the Grantley Adams International Airport: 1. Possession of cannabis 2. Possession with intent to supply 3. Trafficking; and 4. Importation of cannabis – ½ lb. David Welch – ASP (Ag); Public Relations Officer

    May 9, 2015CrimeNo comments
  17. JAMAICAN NATIONAL CHARGED WITH GANJA OFFENCES

    Members of the Drug Squad have charged Jamaican national Crosswell Chester Henry with the following offences committed at the Grantley Adams International Airport: 1. Possession of cannabis 2. Possession with intent to supply 3. Trafficking; and 4. Importation of cannabis – 2.5 lb. Crosswell Henry arrived by air on the 15th April 2015 at 7:30 […]

    April 21, 2015Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  18. ANOTHER JAMAICAN NATIONAL CHARGED WITH GANJA OFFENCES

    Members of the Drug Squad have charged Dwayne Sylvester Phillips 26 year old Jamaican national with the following offences committed at the Grantley Adams International Airport: 1. Possession of cannabis 2. Possession with intent to supply 3. Trafficking; and 4. Importation of cannabis – 1 lb. Phillips went before the District A Magistrates Court on Saturday 11 […]

    April 12, 2015CrimeNo comments
  19. JAMAICAN NATIONALS CHARGED WITH DRUG OFFENCES

    1. Members of the Drug Squad have arrested and charged Natalee Ffrench, 28 year old Jamaican national with the following offences committed at the Grantley Adams International Airport: Ffrench arrived by air on February 14, 2015 from Jamaica. She was interviewed by Police and referred to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital where she subsequently passed the […]

    February 21, 2015CrimeNo comments
  20. CAMPBELL, JAMAICAN NATIONAL CHARGED WITH DRUG OFFENCES: EMITS 1 LB OF WEED

    Members of the Drug Squad have arrested and charged Kenton Roy Campbell, 26 year old Jamaican national with the following offences committed at the Grantley Adams International Airport: 1. Possession of cannabis 2. Possession with intent to supply 3. Trafficking; and 4. Importation of cannabis. Campbell appeared at the Oistins Magistrates Court and pleaded guilty […]

    February 5, 2015CrimeNo comments
  21. JAMAICAN NATIONAL CHARGED FOR DRUG OFFENCES – Bottom of charges? 120 packets or 2 Lbs of Ganja

    Members of the Drug Squad have arrested and charged Shutclisse Valintine Davy, 36 year old Jamaican for the following offences committed at the Airport: 1. Possession of cannabis 2. Possession with intent to supply 3. Trafficking; and 4. Importation of 2 lbs of cannabis Davy appeared at the District B Magistrates Court on Tuesday 9th […]

    December 10, 2014CrimeNo comments
  22. Guyanese national & ex-Cop Monroe charged with drug offences

    Members of the Drug Squad have arrested and charged Guyanese national Nicolle Ronata Monroe, 44 years for the following offences committed at the GAIA: 1. Possession of ½ kilogram of cocaine; 2. Possession with intent to supply; 3. Trafficking; 4. Importation; 5. Possession of 4 ½ lbs of cannabis; 6. Possession with intent to supply; […]

    December 4, 2014CrimeNo comments
  23. Jamaican national passes 119 packets of Ganja

    Police have arrested and charged Jamaican national Steve O’Neil Williams, 40 years, with the following offences of committed at the GAIA: Possession of 2 ½  lbs. of cannabis; Possession with intent to supply; Trafficking; and Importation. Steve O’Neil Williams appeared before the Oistins Magistrates Court Tuesday 2nd December 2014 David Welch – Insp. Public Relations Officer

    December 4, 2014CrimeNo comments
  24. BARBADOS POLICE GET TO THE BOTTOM OF 2 LB. SMUGGLING: JAMAICAN SWALLOWER CHARGED

    Members of the Drug Squad arrested and charged Jamaican national Sian Thompson, 30 years, with the offences of: Possession of 2 lb of cannabis; Possession with intent to supply; Trafficking; and Importation. Thompson made an appearance at the Oistins Magistrates Court on Wednesday 19th November 2014. David Welch; Insp. Public Relations Officer

    November 20, 2014CrimeNo comments
  25. JAMAICAN SWALLOWER CHARGED: AFTER PASSING 109 PACKETS OF WEED

    Members of the Drug Squad arrested and charged Jamaican national, Damien Donovan Graham 26 yrs, with the offences of: Possession of 3 lb of cannabis; Possession with intent to supply; Trafficking; and Importation. The Jamaican national appeared at the District B Magistrates Court on Monday 10th November 2014 and pleaded guilty to all of the […]

    November 11, 2014Crime, FeaturedNo comments