Wednesday 22 May, 2019

LOOP Quick Six News Roundup for November 14, 2018

The Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Mottley is off-island and she has left the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) Chair to lead the country.

This and more in today's roundup for Wednesday, November 14, 2018.


Barbados News

Housing Minister named Acting Prime Minister during Suriname visit

George Payne Q.C. MP will act for the next couple of days.

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Shooters hit car near Kingsland corner shop

The car's windshield was damaged when struck by a bullet. Police are investigating the incident and appealing to witnesses who may have information.

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Flindt closure not a shock to West coast restaurant owner

After 20 years of business, Patisserie and Bistro Flindt has closed its doors but this news came as no surprise to some in the restaurant business.

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Across the region

Cannabis condemned at Trinidad's National Youth Debate

The youth of Trinidad and Tobago have spoken and they are not blowing hot air when it comes to the medical marijuana debate.

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Jamaican DJ and stylist in US custody on drug trafficking rap

'Crazy Chris', whose given name is Christopher Samuels, was arrested in North Carolina on cocaine charges on Tuesday, November 6 by the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department.

Also arrested is stylist, 25-year-old Keshon Hawthorne, who was booked on drug trafficking charges following his arrival at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport in Charlotte, North Carolina on Sunday, November 4.

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Knocked for a LOOP

As people continue to talk race and colourism, this Swiss teen was not missing a beat.

This Swedish teen denies posing as a Black woman on Instagram

Take the poll. Do you see the 'big deal'?

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