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Murder accused Jeremiah Samuel, leaves the Kingstown Magistrate’s Court on Feb. 26, 2024.

Alleged baby killer charged (+video)

The 22-year-old Rose Hall man who has been in police custody since the Feb. 10 death of a 1-year-old girl in the North Windward community has been charged with kidnapping…

SVG is a foreigner’s paradise

Lawyer Jomo Thomas in a 2019 iWN photo.

By *Jomo Sanga Thomas (“Plain Talk” Feb. 23, 2024) In my formative years as a youth activist, leaders of the progressive movement fed us on a diet of ideas we took…

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Court & Crime

Worker threatens to shoot employer over payments

A former employee of Cameron “Dinky” Balcombe, managing director of Bally and Bally Investments Ltd., has threatened to shoot him over alleged short pay and late payments. Dilbert Peters, 45,…


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UPDATED: CDB senior officials mum on whereabouts of president

By Peter Richards BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – Senior officials of the Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) Tuesday refused to entertain questions regarding their president, Hyginus “Gene” Leon, who has been…

Flow opens doors to upgraded corporate offices

Telecommunications provider Flow recently celebrated the opening of its newly remodeled corporate offices at Arnos Vale. The occasion was commemorated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony last month, marking a significant milestone…


CDC stripped of Vincymas marketing role

Marketing of Vincymas has been removed from the festival’s organiser, the Carnival Development Corporation, and assigned to the Tourism Authority, which is tasked with marketing St. Vincent and the Grenadines…


Shevern John North Windward T10 tourney opens

The annual Shevern John North Windward T10 Softball cricket competition opened on Feb. 4 at the Owia Playing field. Twenty teams — 6 in the female category and 14 in…