Tag Archives: youth


    ‘The fish rots from the head‘ The COVID-19 Pandemic has served to reveal pre-existing inequities and challenges within our societies. It has ripped the scab off of the wound that is our societal ills. Similarly, the 2020 CXC Exam Fiasco  from September 2020′, has revealed to the entire region what teachers and principals have been […]

    April 19, 2021Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  2. Approaches to CXC 2021 Exit Examinations, Another View: CXC Matters by Khaleel Kothdiwala

    “On Wednesday April 7th, the Caribbean Union of Teachers held a panel discussion and webinar on the approaches to the CXC 2021 examinations. This forum was addressed by teachers, principals, students, parents and teacher unionists. There was unanimous concern expressed with CXC’s stated plans for the administration of the 2021 examinations, announced at the beginning […]

    April 16, 2021Breaking News, Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments

    Apologies for my misquoting Jesus’ parable, but today’s statement from CXC, where they are attempting to appear responsive to the conditions emanating from the current La Soufriere eruption, is nothing more than ‘old wine in new wineskins‘. It appears to be disinformation: an apparent misrepresentation (error at best?) of the exact same information provided publicly […]

    April 16, 2021Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  4. Another Wanted Man: 22 year old DONTAI DOREN HARDING from St John

    The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of the general public in locating a wanted man. He is DONTAI DOREN HARDING, 22 years, of Sargeant Street, St John who is wanted for questioning in connection with a number of serious matters. He should be considered armed and dangerous. Any person, who may know […]

    April 15, 2021Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  5. Police on Lookout for 21 year old NICHOLAS ANDRE McINTOSH from Sergeant St

    The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of the general public in locating a wanted man. He is NICHOLAS ANDRE MCINTOSH, 21 years, of Sargeant Street, St John who is wanted for questioning in connection with a number of serious matters. He should be considered armed and dangerous. Any person, who may know […]

    April 15, 2021Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments

    JOINT MEDIA STATEMENT MARKING 6 MONTHS AFTER THE RELEASE OF CXC’s 2020 CSEC AND CAPE GRADES, FROM THE REGIONAL COALITION FOR CXC EXAM REDRESS Why is CARICOM apparently enabling CXC’s continued callousness towards our region’s children? We note that there are similarities, relating to institutional callousness, between the ongoing CXC crisis and others involving children throughout […]

    April 7, 2021Breaking News, Education, Featured1 comment
  7. VOYAGERS – Colin Farrell, Tye Sheridan, Lily-Rose Depp

    A crew of astronauts on a multi-generational mission descend into paranoia and madness, not knowing what is real or not.

    April 7, 2021Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments

    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
  9. Located – Shaniya Grant, teenager from Danesbury

    Shaniya Grant the 15 year old from Danesbury, Black Rock, Saint Michael who was reported missing, on January 09th 2021, has been located and spent time with officers assisting investigations. Michael Blackman – St. Sgt. Public Relations Officer (Ag)

    January 12, 2021ControversyNo comments
  10. Barbados’ Most Recent Missing Teenager: Shaniya Grant

    Police at Black Rock Police Station are seeking the assistance of the public in locating a missing girl. Circumstances: She left her grandmother’s residence on Thursday 07th January 2021 about 7:00 pm and has not been seen since. Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Shaniya Grant is asked to contact Black Rock Police Station at 417-7501, […]

    January 10, 2021Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  11. MURDER AGAIN: This time in Upper Collymore Rock

    Police at Hastings Worthing Police Station are solving the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of Mekail Zeco Alonzo Harding 27 years of Williams Rd, Upper Collymore Rk. St Michael, which occurred about 9:15pm on Tuesday December 29th 2020. at William’s Rd. Upper Collymore St Michael. Circumstances About 9:26 pm Police received a report of a […]

    December 30, 2020Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  12. Teenager succumbs to injuries by Deighton Griffith Secondary

    Police at Oistins Police Station are conducting investigations into a serious accident involving a motorcyclist which occurred on Monday 30th November 2020 along Kingsland Road in the area near the Deighton Griffith School. The cyclist identified as Aaron Andrew Roberts, 19 years, of #105 Warrens Park South, St. Michael, has since succumbed to his injuries. […]

    December 24, 2020Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  13. Maritime Affairs and Blue Economy observed 54th Independence of Barbados

    Barbadians from all over the world convened on social media platforms recently to usher in the anniversary of Barbados starting off as a sovereign nation 54 years ago, and the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy joined in on the joyous occasion. Minister Humphrey reminded viewers of We Sea, We Life – an […]

    December 5, 2020Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  14. Lawmen still looking to solve suspected suicide of 17 year old

    Police are carrying out investigations into the circumstances surrounding the unnatural death of a female whose body was found hanging at her residence at Dunscombe St. Thomas about 8:15 pm on Tuesday December 01 2020. Circumstances A report was made to police that a female was found hanging by her brother and she was taken […]

    December 4, 2020CrimeNo comments
  15. Missing 14 year old Girl from close to Martindale’s Rd

    The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of the public in locating missing 14 year old Jade Crystal Barnett from Campaign Land, Martindale’s Road, Saint Michael and also a ward of the Government Industrial School (GIS), Barrows, Saint Lucy. Description She is about 5′ 9″ in height, of a slim build, dark complexion, […]

    December 4, 2020ControversyNo comments
  16. “WAYNE” with Mark McKenna, Ciara Bravo and Jon Champagne

    Wayne, a 16 year-old Dirty Harry with a heart of gold, sets out on a small two stroke road bike from Boston to Florida with his new friend Del to get back the shit-hot 79′ Trans-Am that was stolen from his father before he died.

    November 5, 2020Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  17. Reaction to Release of Preliminary Findings of the Independent Review Team into the Conduct of CXC Exams 2020

    On Sunday, October 18, Sir Hilary Beckles, in his capacity as Chairman of the Caribbean Examinations Council, and Dr. Wayne Wesley, Registrar of CXC, held a virtual press conference to release the preliminary findings of the Independent Review Team, empaneled to investigate the examination process, allocated examination results and general performance expectations, inter alia. For […]

    October 20, 2020Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  18. Barbadian Police reviewing Suspected Suicide in Dunscombe, St Thomas

    Police were summoned to a scene about 6:25 pm on Monday 12th October 2020 on the compound of a residence located at Dunscombe, St. Thomas. It seems an 18 year old man was found hanging by the neck attached to a rope between two chicken coops by the residence of his father. Police investigations continue… […]

    October 13, 2020ControversyNo comments
  19. CIBC FirstCaribbean presents Water Station to Lester Vaughn School

    Destiny Greenidge was the first student to fill her bottle at the newly unveiled water station at the Lester Vaughn Secondary School under the watchful eye of students and teachers of the school along with Alicia Jarvis of Newport Water, the company installing the station and Barrington Watson, Director of Corporate Banking CIBC FirstCaribbean, the […]

    October 12, 2020EducationNo comments
  20. 13 year old from Glebe Land safely located

    The Royal Barbados Police Force appreciate every effort from public and media in tracking this teenager and look forward to similar cooperation in future. Rodney Inniss – Insp. (Ag); Public Relations Officer

    September 28, 2020ControversyNo comments

    Some 16 students of the Parkinson Memorial Secondary School are having the opportunity to put some of what they learn at school into practice as they take part in an internship programme to introduce them to the World of Work. Goddard Enterprises Ltd. (GEL), which has adopted the school, has given the students the chance […]

    September 11, 2020EducationNo comments
  22. Bullets flew in Gall Hill, Christ Church and Police want to know why

    Police are busy solving what led to a shooting incident at Gall Hill, Christ Church, it was reported about 8:05 pm on Monday, September 07, 2020. Circumstances On the time and date aforementioned, Police verified a tip off about gunshots being heard in the vicinity of a Bar located at Gall Hill, Christ Church. On […]

    September 9, 2020CrimeNo comments
  23. Grants Gap Teenager resumed Custody after Daring Bridgetown Escape

    The man who was the subject of a wanted persons bulletin issued on the 18th of August 2020 where he while being on the compound of the Supreme Court, White Park Road, St. Michael on Friday, July 31, 2020 and being an inmate of Her Majesty’s Prisons did escape lawful custody, has been captured and […]

    September 7, 2020CrimeNo comments
  24. Cops in Barbados looking to solve the shooting incident at Haynesville this weekend

    Police are holding investigations over the shooting incident that happened about 12:10 pm on Saturday August 29, 2020 at Haynesville, St. James. Circumstances Sometime around 12:10pm on Saturday August 29, 2020 a group of young men were reportedly involved in a dispute with persons known to them which resulted in gunshots being fired. (1) Romario […]

    September 2, 2020CrimeNo comments

    Police are carrying out investigations into a shooting incident which occurred on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at Browne’s Gap, Sargents Village, Christ Church. Circumstances Demarkko Combs 25 years of Browne’s Gap, Sargents Village, Christ Church, reported that about 7:30pm he was sitting at the side of his house with Zaquone Jones 18 years of Harpers […]

    August 26, 2020CrimeNo comments