Past Members Of The Bar Honoured

Deirdre Gittens Ministry News

Members of the legal fraternity of Barbados gathered last Friday at the Supreme Court for a special sitting to pay tribute to several past members who are now deceased. Tributes were paid to Former Director of Public Prosecutions, Charles Leacock, Q.C.; Court Prosecutor, Magistrate, and Retired Public Counsel of Barbados, Eli Edwards; and Attorney-at-Law, Theodore Walcott, Q.C. Expressing his condolences, …

Barbados’ National Anti-Drug Plan Approved

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

Barbados’ National Anti-Drug Plan has been approved by Cabinet. This was disclosed recently by Acting Minister of Home Affairs, Michael Lashley, during a church service at the First Baptist Church to mark the 21st anniversary of the National Council on Substance Abuse (NCSA). Under the plan, Mr. Lashley said the NCSA, as the drug authority, would be better poised to …

Online Shopping Opens Future For Post Office

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

(Stock Photo) The Barbados Postal Service is being urged to cash in on the increase in online shopping and the benefits that can be derived through ecommerce. Acting Minister of Home Affairs, Michael Lashley, made this call, while noting the post office had a clear advantage over other mail couriers when moving smaller parcels. He was at the time delivering …