Saturday 17 November, 2018

WATCH: Week In Review: Elections dominate but bravery takes the cake

James Shaw Jr. and Steve Harvey.

James Shaw Jr. and Steve Harvey.

Political party's may only be officially launching their general election campaigns this weekend, but election fever was sizzling in Barbados for some time now. 

This has been evident as candidates hit the airwaves and canvassed constituencies, as their parties host various events to get their message across. One of the more prominent events was the recent Heroes Day picnic by the Barbados Labour Party (BLP), which attracted much discusses after the event, not just for its content, but for its trash

And as many persons get ready to go to the polls on May 24, the appointment of over 600 temporary workers, as well as the bleak economic forecast for Barbados during last week have added to the debate.

Despite the greatly political related articles which dominated news over the past seven days, Rihanna also eased her way into the top stories you read during last week, with crime and violence also making an impact.

Here is a look at the top 5 articles from last week.

(1) Unintimidated! City candidate Natalie Harewood chooses purple

(2) UPDATE: Body found in Belmont was 'about to decompose'

(3) Man shot, dies outside supermarket

(4) UPDATE: Two from River Van Stand brawl get 28 days

(5) WATCH: US Waffle House shooting hero is going to Barbados


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