Daily Archives: Friday, 2 July 2021, 21:44

APNU+AFC’s Jermaine Figueira is new Public Accounts Committee Chairman; says will rely on teamwork, experience

Last Updated on Friday, 2 July 2021, 16:40 by Denis Chabrol After failed efforts to re-elect David Patterson as Chairman of the House bipartisan Public Accounts Committee (PAC), his  fellow opposition parliamentarian Jermaine Figueira was elected to chair that accountability mechanism that oversees how public monies have been spent.  Mr. Figueira said the House Speaker Manzoor Nadir and Clerk of ...

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Elsa is the first hurricane to hit Barbados in 65 years

Last Updated on Friday, 2 July 2021, 11:23 by Denis Chabrol Reproduced from Barbados Today The first hurricane to hit Barbados since 1955 has already caused island-wide destruction as it battered the island earlier today. Tropical Storm Elsa was upgraded to category one Hurricane Elsa around 8:00 a.m. as it continues to dump heavy rains across the island with maximum ...

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Suspected ganja pusher attempted to bribe sergeant- police

Last Updated on Friday, 2 July 2021, 10:02 by Denis Chabrol A man, who allegedly attempted to offer a more than $30,000 bribe to a police sergeant, after he was held for marijuana possession, now faces two charges, police said Friday. Police say that in addition to the drug charge,  the 25-year old man has been accused of attempting to ...

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