Tag Archives: security

  1. Switzerland-based Quad9 offers maximum privacy protection to Caribbean Internet users, BY GERARD BEST

    Do anything online and you leave behind digital footprints and data. Worse, some of your data is personally identifiable, meaning that your virtual footprint can be linked to your real-world identity. All of which has serious implications for your privacy. But a recent, radical step by one Internet organization could bring new privacy protections to […]

    February 26, 2021TechnologyNo comments
  2. Fire at Bridgetown Fisheries Boat Yard, Princess Alice Highway

    Police are conducting investigations into a fire of an unknown origin which completely destroyed a fishing vessel and damaged two others as well as the roof to a shed which housed a tractor at the Bridgetown Fisheries Boat Yard, Princess Alice Highway, Bridgetown, St. Michael. S U M M A R Y About 11:15 pm […]

    February 6, 2021Breaking News, Featured, OddityNo comments
  3. “Brandy & Punanny” is not the Villain nor ‘Patient Zero,’ we have met the Enemy – it is Us!

    “Imagination never lets us take the blame,” Go West – We Close Our Eyes O V E R V I E W The above quote never ceases to fascinate me, not only for having been so guilty myself, but how it is endlessly appropriate – especially now. Seeing how Barbados has just forcibly rejoined with […]

    January 3, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  4. Difficult Conversations – Barbados’ Minimum Wage

    G4S has agreed to pay a minimum wage of $8.79 per hour, with a minimum of 40 hours per week. As part of the agreement, it seems that the Government must force their competitors to adopt a similar standard. It is important when setting government policies, that all perspectives be examined. It is normal for […]

    December 16, 2020PoliticalNo comments
  5. No container leaving unscanned, according to Maritime Affairs Minister

    One hundred per cent of the containers leaving the Bridgetown Port are being scanned before being delivered. “We weren’t doing a lot of scanning of the containers. Security was a major issue for us (however) I am pleased to report that right now we are scanning 100 percent of the containers that leave the Port. […]

    September 7, 2020Business, FeaturedNo comments

    Police are urging Barbadians to help locate missing 32 year old Crystal Takila Holder of 49 Drax Hall Woods, St. George. Description: She is 5 feet 5 inches tall, has an oval shaped face and head, medium build, dark complexion, small breasted. Large nose, thick lips, thick eyebrows, small rounded ears both pierced once. Circumstances: […]

    May 13, 2020Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments

    U.S. Embassy Bridgetown, through its Office of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), participated in an official handover ceremony to commemorate the Government of the United States of America’s U.S. $1 million computer equipment donation to the CARICOM IMPACS/Joint Regional Communication Centre (JRCC). The support received from INL included technical assistance from the US […]

    December 1, 2018TechnologyNo comments

    Police are investigating the most recent stabbing incident which occurred about eight o’clock on the evening of Saturday 13th Jan. 2018 at Jordan’s Supermarket, Fairchild Street, St. Michael; it resulted in Anderson Bend, a 52 year old security officer employed by the supermarket, receiving a stab wound to the chest. Circumstances Preliminary investigations revealed how […]

    January 15, 2018Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments

    Police are seeking the assistance of the public in identifying a man who is wanted in connection with a number of criminal matters. All information received will be strictly confidential. Rodney Inniss – Insp. (Ag); Public Relations Officer

    November 14, 2017Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  10. 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
  11. Flow spreads safe internet message

    The power of images was placed in the spotlight yesterday as Flow celebrated Safer Internet Day with the students of Welches Primary, the company’s adopted school. “Making the internet a safe place for all of its users is of paramount priority for us as the leading service provider in the country,” said Layne. “As we […]

    February 7, 2017Education, FeaturedNo comments
  12. Class is Class celebrates 20 years on February 25th 2017

    The Lions Club of Port-Of-Spain Central will celebrate the 20th edition of its annual fundraising all-inclusive fete ‘Class is Class’. The celebrated Carnival Saturday staple takes place on Saturday 25th February 2017, 4pm – 10pm at the Lions Cultural Centre, Fitz Blackman Drive, Woodbrook and is promising to be an intimate gathering of sophisticated fete […]

    February 5, 2017MusicNo comments
  13. Grotto Apartment Complex Opening Soon

    The Minister of Housing rejects opposition claims of a high bill for security at the apartment complex in the district of Dalkeith, Christ Church known as The Grotto. Housing Minister Kellman said the buildings cannot guard themselves and any security detail requires a fee no matter who is hired – he responded to accusations made […]

    May 8, 2016PoliticalNo comments
  14. Trio out on bail after brawl in Chefette Blackrock

    The three people involved in a brawl in a Chefette restaurant over last weekend have been granted bail. The incident occurred at Chefette’s Blackrock branch on evening of Saturday 9th January. They were each granted $5,000 bail with one surety and are due to re-appear in court on April 18.

    January 15, 2016Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  15. The “Education Ambassador” bids Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean a fond farewell…

    For nearly four years, I have been privileged and honored to serve as Ambassador of the United States of America to Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States. The people of these beautiful nations welcomed me and my […]

    January 10, 2016PoliticalNo comments
  16. Seasons Greetings, MMXV A.D. (Be safe in 2016)

    The RS team would like to wish their customers and associates a Merry Christmas and a very prosperous New Year. We look forward to serving you in 2016 and beyond.

    December 26, 2015Photo Gallery, TechnologyNo comments

    The Royal Barbados Police Force is responding to an article which was published in the Friday 27th November 2015 Weekend Nation Newspaper dated, with the headline ‘Campus says police probing student attacks‘. With respect to the missing female student, contrary to the article, based on our investigations, the information published is untrue. We refute the […]

    November 30, 2015Crime, FeaturedNo comments

    The investment by the St. Kitts and Nevis government in security forces has produced results which have drawn commendation from Dave King, a security consultant with more than 30 years in law enforcement in the United Kingdom. Speaking at the Prime Minister’s Monthly Press Conference, Mr. King said the security infrastructure has been bolstered with […]

    October 7, 2015CrimeNo comments
  19. Nevis steps up their boarder security; X-ray machine installed at Long Point Port

    In its continued effort to fight crime and step up boarder security, the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) invested over EC$200,000 for the purchase and installation of an ADANI x-ray machine at the Long Point Port. It will be used by the Customs Department to examine all cargo entering the island there. The ADANI x-ray machine […]

    October 2, 2015TravelNo comments
  20. Former Security firm employee remanded to Dodds over weapons’ disappearance

    Police have arrested and charged Morivia Gittens 35 years of Mills Apartments, Haynesville, St James with the offence of Conspiracy to commit Aggravated Burglary which occurred on the 1st day of September 2015. On the mentioned date, about 10:45 pm, an aggravated burglary occurred at A&C Security Limited, Barbarees Hill, St. Michael. Investigations into the […]

    September 6, 2015CrimeNo comments
  21. SOL’s Charles Rowe Bridge Outlet now brags 24 Hour Service for St George community

    Sol, the leading regional supplier of energy products is expanding its network of service station to now include the newly rebranded Charles Rowe Bridge location. The site features: New vapour recovery system – environmentally friendly Night pay window – additional safety measures LED lighting – energy efficient Increased parking – spacious 24 hours – convenience […]

    September 4, 2015BusinessNo comments
  22. Caribbean fishing industry moves to close food safety gaps, expand markets

    The Caribbean region’s ability to cash in on a potentially lucrative, international export trade in fish and seafood is being held back by huge gaps in measures to protect food safety and animal health, experts say. But the experts, who are investigating food handling policies in ten Caribbean countries for the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism […]

    August 18, 2015Agriculture, FeaturedNo comments

    “Operation Vigilance” a public safety operation conducted over the weekend in St. Kitts and Nevis, met its objectives, according to Acting Police Commissioner Stafford Liburd. The operation which ran from Friday (July 31) to Wednesday (August 5) was led by the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force and supported by members of the St. […]

    August 6, 2015Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  24. Security checks at Piarco International Airport

    LIAT, the Caribbean Airline, wishes to advise that while it is operating its normal scheduled services to/from Trinidad, customers should expect delays due to extensive airport authority security checks at Piarco International Airport. Head of Corporate Communications Desmond Brown said there are long queues at the airport security check points and customers traveling from Trinidad […]

    July 27, 2015TravelNo comments
  25. SXM Airport Installs ProVision Security Screening Machine

    (EDITOR’s NOTE: Los Angeles used it, you feel silly standing like a posable toy while you’re getting scanned, but luckily that’s about the worst of it) Going through security screening at the Princess Juliana International Airport, SXM, will henceforth become a breeze, thanks to the installation of the ultra-modern L-3 ProVision security screening machine. The […]

    July 19, 2015Featured, TravelNo comments