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BARBADOS TODAY AFTERNOON UPDATE - February 22, 2018 - https://www.barbadostoday.bb/gab_gallery/barbados-today-afternoon-update...
A Christ Church teen to reappear in court in connection with the murder of Kesmar Shaquille Codrington of Browne’s Avenue, Bayville. The NUPW to meet this afternoon to discuss its continued membership in CTUSAB. These and other stories in the Barbados TODAY afternoon news.


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Update:Teenager charged with murder - https://goo.gl/wCqsJj
Seventeen-year-old Isaiah Abraham Cody Wiggins of Scarborough, Christ Church has been remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison Dodds after being charged with the murder of Kesmar Shaquille Codrington.
Wiggins appeared before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant  in the District "A"  Ma #LocalNews


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Update: St Michael man remanded to Dodds for murder of elderly woman - https://www.barbadostoday.bb/2018/02/22/update-st-michael-man-remanded-t...
Forty-three-year-old Sean Christopher Inniss was charged with the murder of 73-year-old Shirley Rogers.
Inniss, of 1st Avenue, Prescod Bottom, Bank Hall, St Michael appeared before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant at the District "A" Magistrates' Court this morning.
He was remanded to Her #LocalNews


Jamaica

Jamaica’s Jazmine Fenlator-Victorian (left) and Jamaica’s Carrie Russell compete in the women’s bobsleigh heat three run during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Olympic Sliding Centre yesterday.

Read more in today's Daily Observer or www.jamaicaobserver.com


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Thursday Food has decided to do just that this Lenten season with our first stops at Rae Town and Greenwich Town Fishing Village where the fisherfolk regaled us with stories of sales, traditions and offered up lots of tasty protein.

Read more in today's Daily Observer or www.jamaicaobserver.com


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Man charged with Valentine's day murder of elderly woman - https://www.barbadostoday.bb/2018/02/22/man-charged-with-valentines-day-...
A 43-year old man has been charged with the murder of 73-year-old Shirley Rogers that occurred on February 14.
The body of the elderly woman was found at a bush shed opposite the fisheries complex on Princess Alice Highway this morning.
The accused is set to appear in court today. #LocalNews


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Steel pan with a difference - https://goo.gl/VPfbyr
Steel pan music in the Caribbean is normally associated with pulsating soca music, large complicated arrangements during Carnival, and the general rhythm and tempo songs people all around the world look forward to when they visit this part of the world.
However, the steel pan can be used for an #Leisure


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Teenager faces murder charge - https://goo.gl/1U1Nv1
Seventeen-year-old Isaiah Abraham Cody Wiggins of Scarborough, Christ Church has been charged for the murder of Kesmar Shaquille Codrington.
On Wednesday, Wiggins who appeared in the District 'A' Magistrate Court in connection with the same matter, was was charged with serious bodily #LocalNews


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Bigger and better - https://goo.gl/1U2uQA
Following a successful Crop Over 2017, the island’s main cultural festival is in for some major changes this year, according to the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Stephen Lashley.
Delivering the feature address at the Crop Over Sponsor’s Reception, a Bariffle of Sounds, Sights


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Celebrating 315 years - https://goo.gl/UCY1U9
The world's oldest active rum distillery is celebrating 315 years of existence by encouraging its customers to take time out of their busy schedules and bond socially with each other once again.
Staff of Mount Gay Distilleries staged a motorcade through Bridgetown yesterday evening not only to #Lifestyle


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Thousands of students from educational institutions across Jamaica will celebrate Jamaica Day tomorrow.

Senior education officer in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information and chairman of the Jamaica Day Planning Committee Marlon Williams told JIS News that Jamaica Day 2018 will be observed under the theme ‘Celebrating Jamaica: Nurturing our Natural and Cultural Heritage’. Read more in today's Daily Observer or www.jamaicaobserver.com


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BARBADOS TODAY MORNING UPDATE - February 22, 2018 - https://goo.gl/wg7c26
The National Union of Public Workers on verge of quitting its umbrella organization
Sir Hilary Beckles calls for legal fight for reparations against former colonial slave traders...see more in our Morning Update.


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Woman charged with offence of cruelty to a child - https://goo.gl/e1LUEz
A 22-year-old St Michael woman is due to appear in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court here on Thursday charged with the offence of cruelty to a child.
The charge against Latoya Joyanne Morris, of Block 1, 11G, Eden Lodge Housing Area, stems from a recent social media posting, showing a child be #Court, #LocalNews


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St Andrew man admits to growing cannabis - https://goo.gl/6T2mNu
A 48-year-old St Andrew resident has been remanded to prison after pleading guilty before Magistrate Ian Weekes in the District ‘D’ Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday to a number of drug-related offences.
Jefferson Asa Ricardo Yearwood, of Cane Garden, was arrested and charged on Tuesday with unlaw #Court, #LocalNews


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NEAR DEATH - ALEXA SAID FORMER LODGER 'TRIED TO KILL ME' IN CLEAVER ATTACK, and more headlines, in this #barbadostodayepaper edition -http://epaper.barbadostoday.bb/ (link in profile for full news stories)


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Pride over English - https://www.barbadostoday.bb/2018/02/21/pride-over-english/
The Barbados Pride survived a spirited chase by English county Kent to book their place in the final of the Regional Super50 Championship at Coolidge, Antigua, tonight.
Winning the toss and batting first, the Pride made 263 for 3 off their 50 overs. And chasing a revised target of 230 in 43 overs #Cricket, #Sports


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Nearly 3,000 purged from electors list - https://goo.gl/6ab2xr
Thousands of Barbadians have been removed from the Register of Electors as preparations intensify for the general election, constitutionally due by the middle of this year.
A 76-page supplement to the Official Gazette dated December 25, 2017 revealed that the names of 2,836 people ranging in age #LocalNews


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Near death - https://goo.gl/j3PQhU
A rapid decline in the relationship between short-term roommates has left one nursing injuries and the other facing a police investigation.
Transgender Alexa Hoffmann claimed a young man for whom she had done a favour launched a nasty attack on her with a meat cleaver in the early hours of #Crime, #LocalNews


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Husbands responds to political critics - https://goo.gl/ReXjLF
Don’t just criticize, come into the political trenches!
That was the challenge issued by Government Senator Harry Husbands today to those in society who he said were seemingly bent on attacking politicians and behaving as if they were the regulators of the political class.
In a direct warning to #LocalNews, #Politics, #Senate


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No runaway Govt expenditure - Boyce - https://goo.gl/hQnLfN
Government expended well over a quarter billion dollars in debt repayments in the 2017/2018 financial year, more than it had done in the previous year, according to Senator Darcy Boyce.
Speaking in the Upper House today during debate on the 2018-2019 Estimates, Boyce, the Minister of State in the #LocalNews, #Politics, #Senate


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Economic recovery plan too late in coming, laments Sir Henry - https://goo.gl/ED6QTk
Government’s Sustainable Recovery Plan has been given the thumbs up by an independent Senator, but he says it has come five years too late.
Professor Sir Henry Fraser said the economic plan, which got the Social Partnership’s stamp of approval, was an “excellent” plan to put the flagging economy o #LocalNews, #Politics, #Senate


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No way! - https://goo.gl/8Uf1uQ
The idea of bringing back lashes in the classroom as a routine form of punishment by teachers is dead in the water.
The warning has come from Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Education Senator Harry Husbands, who is also a former teacher and head of the Barbados Union of Teachers #LocalNews, #Politics, #Senate