Police Certificate Of Character Office Relocated

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Members of the public are asked to note that the office of the Police Certificate of Character has been temporarily relocated to the Central Police Station, Coleridge Street, Bridgetown. The temporary telephone numbers for the office are 430-7158 and 430-7167. Persons seeking to make an appointment may do so by calling 430-7670 and 430-7671. Meanwhile, those who had appointments scheduled …

Adrian “Robin” Garnes – The Players’ Coach

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Adrian “Robin” Garnes never wore a police uniform, but he is as much a “member” of the Royal Barbados Police Force as those who do. Just say the name “Robin” and he is revered not only by police officers but any player who crossed the doors of the Police Boys and Girls Club on Bay Street, St. Michael. It was …

Hinkson Issues Human Trafficking Warning

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

Human trafficking is a crime in Barbados that is punishable with the imposition of a $1 million fine, 25 years in prison, or both. Minister of Home Affairs, Edmund Hinkson, issued this warning yesterday after a recent raid of Bridgetown bars attracted the attention of the Human Trafficking Unit of the Royal Barbados Police Force and Interpol. And, he has …

Statement From The Minister Of Home Affairs

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Statement by Minister of Home Affairs, Edmund Hinkson, on a joint operation conducted by the Royal Barbados Police Force and the Barbados Immigration Department on nightclubs in Bridgetown, on Thursday, November 8, 2018, and related events. As a result of several complaints regarding violence and prostitution, a joint Police and Immigration operation was conducted at certain locations in Bridgetown. During …

All Set For Sunday’s Thanksgiving Service

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Officials from the Ministry of Elder Affairs and People Empowerment have confirmed that everything is in place for the smooth running of this Sunday’s National Independence Service of Thanksgiving at the Wildey Gymnasium. The service, which is usually held on the Sunday before Independence, will now take place one week earlier on Sunday, November 18. It begins at 3:00 p.m. …

Traffic Regulations For Remembrance Day Parade

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A number of traffic changes will be in effect on Sunday, November 11, to facilitate the Remembrance Day Parade in National Heroes Square, beginning at 8:00 a.m. Between 6:00 and 10:00 a.m., Trafalgar Street, Rickett Street, High Street, Broad Street – from its junction with Prince William Henry Street to its junction with High Street – and Fairchild Street on …

Government Committed To Providing Equipment For Police

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

Minister of Home Affairs, Edmund Hinkson, has reaffirmed Government’s commitment to providing the Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF) with the necessary equipment to effectively carry out its duties. Commending the RBPF and the Barbados Defence Force for “a job extremely well done” during the recent Crop Over Festival, Mr. Hinkson said: “We are committed as a Government to equipping the …

Traffic Arrangements For Opening Of Parliament

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A number of traffic changes will be in effect tomorrow, Tuesday, June 5, to facilitate the opening of Parliament at 10:00 a.m. From 8:00 a.m. until the end of the event, the following streets in Bridgetown will be closed to vehicular traffic: Lower White Park Road, Palmetto Street, Marhill Street; Wharf Road, from its junction with Bridge Street to the …

Polyclinic To Close Early Until Further Notice

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The Ministry of Health is advising the public that the Branford Taitt Polyclinic, Black Rock, St. Michael, has temporarily ceased extended opening hours to 6:30 p.m. and will close at 4:30 p.m. daily until further notice. This is necessary to address challenges being experienced at the facility. According to the Ministry, there has been an escalation in unruly behaviour by …

Police Looking At Hurricane Preparedness Plans

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

The Royal Barbados Force (RBPF) will be revisiting its hurricane preparedness plans to see how they can be improved in the wake of last year’s devastating hurricanes. And, Commissioner of Police, Tyrone Griffith, has already indicated that the recently opened Cane Garden Police Station will afford them the opportunity to call out more personnel prior to a potential strike from …