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  1. YOUTH ADVOCATES ISSUE JOINT STATEMENT ON GOVERNMENT INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL CONCERNS & #PROTECTOURGIRLS CAMPAIGN

    As youth advocates fiercely committed to our respective mandates, we feel obligated to add our voices to the growing concerns being expressed in relation to the state of affairs at the Government Industrial School (GIS). We refer in particular to the newspaper and radio accounts of the institution’s Deputy Chairperson, Marsha Hinds-Layne, which describe alarming […]

    March 16, 2021Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  2. Is it time for Mark #Zuckerberg to feel #Facebook Gaol? More and more #Bajans fed up with the platform, #Telegram is slowly gaining…

    “Nearly 270 million Facebook users have had their user IDs, phone numbers and names left in an unsecured database accessible on the Internet for anyone to mine, a security researcher said.” Facebook Data Leak: Personal Info of Nearly 270 Million Users Exposed – MSSP Alert Last year, I was in Facebook jail five times, sounds […]

    March 15, 2021Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  3. NIGHT OF THE KINGS (2021) Drama, Fantasy Movie HD

    A young man is sent to “La Maca“, a prison of Ivory Coast in the middle of the forest ruled by its prisoners. With the red moon rising, he is designated by the Boss to be the new “Roman” and must tell a story to the other prisoners.

    February 9, 2021Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  4. END OF SENTENCE – John Hawkes, Logan Lerman and Sarah Bolger

    After being widowed, Frank Fogle reluctantly embarks on a journey to honor his wife’s last wish of spreading her ashes in a remote lake in her native Ireland and a promise of taking his estranged son, Sean, along for the trip. As Sean steps out of prison the last thing on his mind is a […]

    June 10, 2020Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  5. “Kin” – with Carrie Coon, Zo√ę Kravitz & Dennis Quaid

    Co-directors Jonathan Baker and Josh Baker‘s Sci-Fi action thriller features James Franco, Zoe Kravitz, and Dennis Quaid. A young boy (Jack Reynor) finds a powerful otherworldly weapon, which he uses to save his older adoptive brother (Myles Truitt) from a crew of thugs. Before long, the two of them are also pursued by federal agents […]

    September 2, 2018Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  6. Game Of Thrones’ Jaime Lannister actor says US desperately needs prison reform

    Game of Thrones star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau has lifted the lid on his new film role as a white supremacist gang member, explaining to Larry King how the experience opened his eyes to the problems within the US prison system. Directed by Ric Waugh, the film charts the transformation of a man from a family orientated […]

    September 12, 2017CinemaNo comments
  7. Commission of Anti-Guns & Gang Unit

    The Administration of Royal Barbados Police Force in its strategic plan to combat the issue of illegal firearms and ammunition has restructured The Anti-Guns & Gang Unit. The telephone numbers to the Unit are 419-1444, or 419-1730. Members of the public are also reminded that they can contact the Police Emergency number 211, Crime Stoppers […]

    April 2, 2017Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  8. Reformed Raul Garcia planning to become Havana Tour Operator, still views Barbados kindly

    PROLOGUE – David Comissiong: On the morning of Monday 8th January 2017 – my daughter, Aisha Comissiong, and I had just come to the end of a 12 day stay in Cuba and were about to start our journey to the Jose Marti Airport in Havana, when our vehicle was stopped and we were asked […]

    January 10, 2017Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  9. Scotiabank continues to give to Angel Tree Programme

    The children of prison inmates will continue to experience Yuletide cheer and smiles on Christmas morning. In its 12th year of partnership with Prison Fellowship Barbados, the Scotiabank recently handed over hundreds of gifts, donated by its employees and partners, to the non-profit organization’s Angel Tree Programme. Brian Clarke, Haggatt Hall Branch Manager said Scotiabank […]

    January 4, 2017Business, FeaturedNo comments
  10. Newcastle Police Station to shut down due to environmental concerns; Nevisian Police officers to be redeployed

    The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) and the High Command of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force in conjunction with the Federal Government are taking steps to redeploy police officers stationed at the Newcastle Police Station to neighbouring police districts by November 15, 2016, as a temporary measure. Vance Amory, Premier of Nevis and […]

    November 8, 2016CrimeNo comments
  11. Prison Fellowship has gifts for 400 children with Scotiabank’s help

    Between 300 to 400 children will be having a brighter Christmas thanks to the Prison Fellowship and Scotiabank. For the 11th year in a row, Scotiabank is working with Brother Thomas Watts who spearheads the gift drive to make sure children do not suffer from the misdeeds of their parents. Manager of the Rockley branch, […]

    December 20, 2015Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  12. BOYS ON THE BLOCK SEEK RESPECT IN STRANGE PLACES

    Senior Research Officer with the Criminal Justice Research and Planning Unit (CJRPU), Kim Ramsay, told clergy, teachers and other stakeholders at Almond Bay that many of the incidents which have Barbadians concerned is simply a misguided quest to earn respect. What programmes are needed to show how to replace those values will take time and […]

    November 16, 2015CrimeNo comments
  13. Men charged for Indian Ground Murder of 23 year old

    Police have arrested and jointly charged the following persons with the offence of Murder in relation to the shooting death of Jamal Worrell, 23 years with occurred on 2nd October 2015. They are: 1. Rio Graham 34 years of Fairfield Cross Road, Black Rock, St. Michael; 2. Rory Graham 34 years of Skeetes Road, Fairfield, […]

    October 11, 2015CrimeNo comments
  14. Barbados Police apprehend school girls involved in fight at Fairchild Street Bus Terminal

    Police arrested and charged a fifteen (15) year old male juvenile in connection with the stone throwing incident involving two school buses where a student was stuck in his face while on board one of the buses 23rd September at Fairview Road, Christ Church. Three Female juveniles were also arrested and charged for the incident […]

    October 10, 2015CrimeNo comments
  15. THE OSCAR WINNING “CITIZENFOUR” KICKS OFF HBO’S 2015 DOCUMENTARY SEASON

    HBO revealed the list of titles that will compose its 2015 documentary season in the Caribbean, ranging from the highly acclaimed Academy Award winning story about the network of government espionage, Citizenfour, to a look inside the story and influence of a popular magazine in The 50 Year Argument, directed by Martin Scorsese. Additionally, the […]

    September 16, 2015CinemaNo comments
  16. SIX MEN FACE MURDER & CHARGED WITH FIREARMS, DRUG OFFENCES

    Police have arrested and jointly charged the below mentioned persons with the offence of Murder in relation to the shooting death of Dwight Holder which occurred on 6th August 2015. Two other men were also injured reportedly as a result of the shooting. 1. Ayo Prince Bascombe 24 years of Headleys Land, Bank Hall, St. […]

    August 15, 2015CrimeNo comments
  17. U.S. Embassy Bridgetown Hosts Theology of Inclusion Lecture in Barbados

    Acclaimed American theologians and professors from Howard University’s School of Divinity, Dr. Kortright Davis and Dr. Cain Hope Felder, shared their academic perspectives during a free public lecture on the theology of inclusion hosted by the U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre on June 17. […]

    June 19, 2015Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  18. “Coming Home” (2015) – Gong Li, Movie (Subtitles) HD

    Lu Yanshi (Chen Daoming) and Feng Wanyu (Gong Li) are a devoted couple forced to separate when Lu is arrested and sent to a labor camp as a political prisoner, just as his wife is injured in an accident. Released during the last days of the Cultural Revolution, he finally returns home only to find […]

    June 11, 2015Cinema, Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  19. Cannabis Plants seized near Glendairy, nobody jailed

    On 26th May 2015, Police discovered 300 cannabis plants under cultivation outside the northern walls of Glendairy Prisons near to the community of Godding Road, Station Hill, St. Michael. The plants ranged in between 6 inches to 8 feet in height. No arrests. David Welch – ASP (Ag); Public Relations Officer

    May 27, 2015CrimeNo comments
  20. SKN Police Making Inroads into Cases with fellow Kittitians’ Help

    Law enforcement in St. Kitts and Nevis has made inroads into several cases due to an increase in police vigilance, intelligence and public information. Acting Commissioner of Police Stafford Liburd reported significant progress in several homicide and non-fatal shootings as well as the interception of contraband destined for Her Majesty’s Prison including illegal narcotics and […]

    May 14, 2015Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  21. More avenues to be created for inmates’ artwork

    The creation of more avenues to display and sell artwork created by inmates at HMP (Her Majesty’s Prison) Dodds was discussed recently when President and CEO of ANSA McAL (Barbados) Ltd. Nicholas Mouttet met with Attorney General and Minister of Home Affairs, Adriel Brathwaite. Among options discussed included showings and sales in easily-accessible venues as […]

    March 16, 2015CrimeNo comments
  22. TWO MEN IN TOWN – (Forest Whitaker & Harvey Keitel: DRAMA)

    After a troubled youth and 18 years in prison, William Garnett (Forest Whitaker) is being released. With the help of an idealistic parole agent (Brenda Blethyn) and his new-found Islamic faith, Garnett struggles to rebuild his life and overcome the violent impulses which possess him. However, Bill Agati (Harvey Keitel), the Sheriff of the small […]

    February 1, 2015Cinema, Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  23. ST JOHN MAN CHARGED FOR MULTIPLE TRAFFIC OFFENCES

    Police have arrested and formally charged Stephen Ricardo Phillips, 31 years of Carters, St. John, for the offences of: 1. Unpaid taxes 2. No third party insurance 3. Failing to stop at the sound of a siren 4. Driving without due care and attention 5. Dangerous driving; and 6. Failing to comply with the lawful […]

    January 18, 2015CrimeNo comments
  24. Derick Crawford (Again?) plus Rico Gaskin charged

    Derrick Rudolph Davis Crawford 50 years of #12 Lakes Close, Eden Lodge, St. Michael, was charged with 2 counts of Burglary. Crawford has been the crux of many a confrontation¬†with the RBPF since 2010. RICO GASKIN CHARGED Police have arrested and charged Rico Gaskin, 23 years of Lowthers Hill, St. Patricks, Christ Church for the […]

    January 10, 2015CrimeNo comments
  25. THE UNEMPLOYMENT FUND IS SAFE: MIN. OF LABOUR & SOCIAL SECURITY DISAGREES WITH OPPOSITION LEADER

    The Barbados National Insurance Scheme (NIS) currently covers all employed and self-employed persons in Barbados and offers five main types of social security benefits from three separate funds. The National Insurance Fund covers short-term benefits, long-term benefits or pensions and employment injury benefits, while the Unemployment Fund and Severance Fund cover unemployment benefits and severance […]

    January 9, 2015PoliticalNo comments