February 26, 2021

Caribbean coast guard, marine officers undergo training to protect fisheries

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By Jewel Fraser From Sea Food Source Twenty Caricom border control officers recently concluded a three-week training course in Fisheries Prosecution and Interdiction, held at the Barbados Defense Force’s Coast Guard Base, the HMBS Pelican. The course was designed to “enhance the skills and competencies of authorized officers who have border security responsibilities for enforcing […]

Caribbean States improve ability to prosecute fisheries cases

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Belize City, Wednesday, 25 October 2017 (CRFM)— Twenty border control officers from six Member States of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) completed a three-week training course in Fisheries Prosecution and Interdiction, organized by the Barbados-based Regional Security System (RSS) in collaboration with the CRFM Secretariat, the Government of Barbados and the British Royal Navy’s […]

Man goes missing at sea during million-dollar drug bust in Barbados

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From CARIBBEAN360 BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Tuesday May 3, 2016 – Police in Barbados are searching for a man who went missing at sea when a drug boat sank after being intercepted by law enforcement officials on Sunday night. Lawmen seized 814 pounds of cannabis, which has a street value of BDS$1.6 million (US$800,000), and took a […]