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Guyanese national among three charged in connection with multi-million dollar drug bust

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Three men are due to appear in court on Monday in connection with last Thursday’s multi-million dollar drug seizure at sea. Michael Emmanuel Yarde, 42, of Drax Hall Jump, St George, David Ian Brathwaite, 64, of 3rd Avenue, Parris Gap, St Michael, and Guyanese national Abdool Sameer Manan, 37, have been arrested and charged with a number ...

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Guyanese national among three charged in connection with multi-million dollar drug bust

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Three men are due to appear in court on Monday in connection with last Thursday’s multi-million dollar drug seizure at sea. Michael Emmanuel Yarde, 42, of Drax Hall Jump, St George, David Ian Brathwaite, 64, of 3rd Avenue, Parris Gap, St Michael, and Guyanese national Abdool Sameer Manan, 37, have been arrested and charged with a number ...

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Two Bermudian men held in Barbados drug bust

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Police have recorded their third major drug bust at sea in less than a week. On Sunday members of the Drug Squad, Police Marine Unit, and the Barbados Coast Guard intercepted a vessel off the shores of the island and seized 171 pounds of cannabis and a yacht. Two Bermudian men are assisting police with their investigations. ...

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Prime Minister fires Public Utilities Minister for second time

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley has fired his Public Utilities Minister Marlene Mc Donald, less than a week after she was re-appointed to the Cabinet after being dismissed as Housing Minister 16 months ago. A brief government statement issued Sunday gave no reasons for the dismissal of the minister, who is also the deputy leader of the ...

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Guyanese among two men murdered in Barbados

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Police have confirmed the unnatural deaths of two men at Prerogative House, St George. The lifeless body of 80-year-old Vincent Robinson, who is the owner of the property, which caters to weddings and family events, was found by his daughter lying in a pool of blood around 10 a.m. today. Guyanese Tony Singh, 49, who is a ...

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Man questioned about Facebook post to harm PM’s family

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – Police are questioning a man who posted a message on Facebook calling for the rape and murder of the wife and daughter of Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley. Police confirmed that Rayad Ryan Mohammed was assisting their investigations and that no charges had yet been laid against him. In his message, Mohammed wrote “Someone should find ROWLEY ...

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Flood warning in effect for Barbados

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The axis of a tropical wave, currently moving across the Lesser Antilles has been generating cloudy to overcast skies, moderate to heavy showers, periods of rain and isolated thunderstorms across Barbados during the last few hours. The Barbados Meteorological Services said some flash flooding is already occurring due to the saturated nature of the soils from rains ...

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Permanent Committee of Kingdom Affairs and Inter-Parliamentary Relations scheduled to meet on Friday

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – The Permanent Committee of Kingdom Affairs and Inter-Parliamentary Relations (CKAIR), will meet on June 30. The CKAIR Committee meeting is scheduled for Friday at 09.00 am in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg. The agenda points to be discussed are: 1.       Approval Decision list CKAIR Parliamentary Year 2016-2017, no. 5 ...

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Seaborne Launches New Website

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Seaborne Airlines, a Caribbean based regional airline for 25 years, has launched it’s brand-new responsive website showcasing a customer focused online presence. The new website offers a more user-friendly way to book flights, manage bookings and corporate account, check-in online, check flight status and more.  The entirely revamped seaborneairlines.com is designed for simplicity and easy ...

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