Week In Review: Barbados struck by week of tragedy
The spot where 70 year old Robert Quintyne collapsed and died.
Many Barbadians greeted Easter Sunday with anticipation, as well as a sense of renewal.
Sadly, this was not the case for many during the week of April 1 to 7, as tragedy touched the lives of a number of families.
From fire leaving persons homeless, then a motorcycle being stolen after its rider was involved in a fatal accident, to word of the Political Prostitutes Party (PPP) being about "transparency and accountability," and Barbados losing a record-breaking Carifta medal, many persons felt overwhelmed by the events of one week.
Let's take a look at the top five articles which moved you during that tragic period, as we move forward with the hope of a better Barbados.
The Royal Barbados Police Force made a breakthrough in their investigations into the recent stabbing death of 25-year-old Jakeil Small.
Political analyst Peter Wickham believes that the party of prostitutes, a Prime Minister who refuses to announce the election date and regional commentators poking fun at the country, has transformed Barbados into a "political circus" and he has called Freundel Stuart the "ringleader".
Another family was thrown into a mourning on Easter Sunday, as Barbados recorded a second road fatality.
Robert Quintyne's final moments were spent protecting a female from an angry mob of young people who were intent on doing serious damage.
41-year-old Carson Atkins lost his life in a tragic accident early on Easter Sunday.