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Big mistake LIAT: Pitcher against CEO appointment

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The decision to appoint Barbadian Julie Reifer-Jones as the new chief executive officer of the cash-strapped regional airline LIAT has been described as nothing short of a mistake by frequent flyer and airline commentator Robert Pitcher. The regional businessman told Barbados TODAY he had absolutely no confidence that Reifer-Jones could turn around the fortunes of the troubled ...

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Illegal Guyanese national caught stealing a chocolate sent packing

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – A 52-year-old Guyanese man who stole a chocolate, gave police the wrong name and has been living here illegally for the past ten years was handed over to immigration officials today after admitting to a theft charge in a Bridgetown court. William Horold King, who resided at Park Road, Chancery Lane, Christ Church, went into the Savings ...

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Illegal Guyanese national caught stealing a chocolate sent packing

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – A 52-year-old Guyanese man who stole a chocolate, gave police the wrong name and has been living here illegally for the past ten years was handed over to immigration officials today after admitting to a theft charge in a Bridgetown court. William Horold King, who resided at Park Road, Chancery Lane, Christ Church, went into the Savings ...

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Barbadian fugitive arrested in South Carolina

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Barbadian fugitive Hainsley Browne, accused of defrauding elderly victims in Barbados of approximately USD$130,000, has been arrested in South Carolina, U.S. His arrest last weekend follows a two-year joint investigation between the Diplomatic Security Service’s Regional Security Office at the United States Embassy and the Royal Barbados Police Force. Law enforcement authorities  discovered that Browne had assumed ...

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Barbadian fugitive arrested in South Carolina

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Barbadian fugitive Hainsley Browne, accused of defrauding elderly victims in Barbados of approximately USD$130,000, has been arrested in South Carolina, U.S. His arrest last weekend follows a two-year joint investigation between the Diplomatic Security Service’s Regional Security Office at the United States Embassy and the Royal Barbados Police Force. Law enforcement authorities  discovered that Browne had assumed ...

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Three arrested as police seize nearly 3,000 pounds of marijuana

NASSAU, Bahamas – Bahamas police say they have seized nearly 3,000 pounds of marijuana and arrested three persons during a drug bust in Andros, the largest of the 26 inhabited Bahamian Islands on Monday. The police said that they had gone to an area in Fresh Creek, where they discovered a “go-fast boat, which appeared to have run aground. “The ...

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Three arrested as police seize nearly 3,000 pounds of marijuana

NASSAU, Bahamas – Bahamas police say they have seized nearly 3,000 pounds of marijuana and arrested three persons during a drug bust in Andros, the largest of the 26 inhabited Bahamian Islands on Monday. The police said that they had gone to an area in Fresh Creek, where they discovered a “go-fast boat, which appeared to have run aground. “The ...

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Dominica seeking World Bank funds for geothermal energy project

ROSEAU, Dominica – The Dominica government says it is seeking funding from the World Bank and other international lending agencies as the island moves to further develop its geothermal sector. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said the government has established the Dominica Geothermal Development Company (DGDC) to move ahead with the construction of the plant, a project which is expected to ...

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Dominica seeking World Bank funds for geothermal energy project

ROSEAU, Dominica – The Dominica government says it is seeking funding from the World Bank and other international lending agencies as the island moves to further develop its geothermal sector. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said the government has established the Dominica Geothermal Development Company (DGDC) to move ahead with the construction of the plant, a project which is expected to ...

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Pilot escapes death as plane crashes in Guyana

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The pilot of a single engine Cessna aircraft escaped without any serious injuries after the plane crashed after taking off from the Eteringbang airstrip on Tuesday. The accident is the second in two weeks at the same airstrip. In the first incident, the pilot, Captain Collin Martin, a former Guyana Defence Force pilot, of the Roraima Airways, ...

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