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Businessman fined $1m for contempt of court

Portland businessman Kevin Sudeall has been fined $1 million or 30 days’ imprisonment for interfering with the administration of justice.Supermarket operators Garfield Sinclair and Lynsetta Sinclair had filed an application on July 7 seeking a decl...

Cops brace for flare-up after ‘Dog Paw’ slaying

The August Town police are on high alert following the shooting death of feared gangster Christopher ‘Dog Paw’ Linton on Monday, suggesting that it is unlikely his cronies will turn a blind eye. Sub-officer in charge, Inspector Stephen Taylor, ...

‘Dog Paw’ killed

Months before he was cut down in an alleged firefight with the police on Monday, the days appeared to be numbered for reputed gangster Christopher Linton as the noose tightened around his inner circle of cronies who sought to resurrect his reign o...

Bolt eyes athletics return but not on the track

Retired sprinter Usain Bolt is eyeing a return to track and field but at a much slower pace. Bolt, who hung up his spikes after the 2017 World Championships in London after a decade of dominance that saw him mine eight Olympic and 11 World Champion...

Moore boycott - JLP councillors snub unveiling of municipal HQ named after mayor

A rift has widened in the Westmoreland Municipal Corporation (WMC) over the naming of the newly unveiled headquarters after the sitting mayor, Bertel Moore, who has scoffed at detractors and insisted that they had no right and power over the decis...

Increased wet days for the Caribbean

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The Barbados-based Caribbean Climate Outlook Forum is warning that the peak of the wet, heat and hurricane seasons are forecast to bring an increase in wet days and wet spells, heatwaves, and tropical cyclone activit...

Six people test positive for COVID-19 after Caribbean cruise

Six passengers who sailed on a Royal Caribbean ship tested positive for COVID-19 near the end of their cruise and were immediately quarantined, the company said Friday. The passengers – four adults and two minors – were on the Adventure of the...

May Pen Hospital gets medical supplies

Some $3 million worth of medical supplies were on June 3 handed over to the May Pen Hospital by AdventHealth, Global Missions, Andrews Memorial Hospital and the Good Samaritan Inn (GSI) Foundation. Speaking at the hand-over ceremony, held at Andrews ...

Portland woman found dead with stab wounds following house fire

The Portland Police are probing a suspected case of murder after a woman's partially burnt body with what appeared to be stab wounds was discovered in Orange Bay early this morning. The remains of the 54-year-old woman were found following a fire at ...

Cops seize illegal gun in Westmoreland

Cops assigned to the Westmoreland Police on Monday seized a .38 Smith & Wesson special revolver during an operation on Dalling Street in Savanna-la-Mar. It is reported that about 6:40 p.m., a team was in the area when a premises was searched. Acc...

Landslide blocks Johnson Town Road in Hanover

The Johnson Town Main Road leading to Lucea, Hanover, is now blocked by a land slippage. It has resulted in a major traffic pile up. Superintendent Sharon Beeput, the police commander for Hanover, is urging motorists to use the old Johnson Town Road,...

Opposition concerned about murder spike

Opposition Spokesperson on National Security Peter Bunting is expressing alarm at the current spike in murders.  Citing police statistics as at June 26, Bunting indicated that there have been 113 murders in the past three weeks, representing a rate ...

Teacher pleads not guilty to smuggling ganja

A St Elizabeth teacher who was reportedly caught trying to smuggle a little over five pounds of compressed ganja to Barbados is scheduled to return to the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court on September 6. The 32-year-old educator, Antonette Sutherl...

Teacher pleads not guilty to smuggling ganja

A St Elizabeth teacher who was reportedly caught trying to smuggle a little over five pounds of compressed ganja to Barbados is scheduled to return to the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court on September 6. The 32-year-old educator, Antonette Sutherl...

Tamper probe into Kartel phone

The cellular phone of incarcerated dancehall artiste Adidja ‘Vybz Kartel’ Palmer, which contained damning text and voice messages linking him to the murder of Clive ‘Lizard’ Williams, is currently being analysed by an expert for possible sign...