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Bands asking for VAT ease


A WAIVER of the Value Added Tax (VAT) for the next few years or until the economy bounces back would be ideal for the festival bands' survival in Crop-Over, said president of the Barbados Association of Masqueraders Roger M...

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Getaway cab to be auctioned


DALLAS - The Checker cab once known as Lee Harvey Oswald's getaway car is headed to auction. Cab 36 is part of the collection that will go up for sale today at the defunct Pate Museum of Transportation in Cresson near Fort...

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Hunte endorses Charities Amendment Bill


GOVERNMENT Senator Reginald Hunte has given the thumbs-up to the Charities Amendment Bill which allows for more transparent donations to charitable organisations, especially those that were declared tax exempt. Speaking in ...

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The more the merrier


A TOP OFFICIAL of the University of the West Indies (UWI) believes Barbados should have more than one tertiary graduate in every household, but they may eventually have to pay for their qualifications. Professor Vivienne R...

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Poll: PPP/C still most popular party


GEORGETOWN - A coalition of opposition parties could topple the ruling People's Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) if an election is held now in Guyana, according to a poll released by the Barbados-based Caribbean Development...

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PM: Thanks for good wishes


PRIME MINISTER DAVID THOMPSON yesterday expressed thanks to Barbadians for their prayers and good wishes. Speaking briefly on his health situation in the House of Assembly, he said "the battle is not over" and expressed gr...

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New Orleans folk fear minor cave-ins

New Orleans folk fear minor cave-ins


RESIDENTS of 3rd Avenue New Orleans now fear for their safety since several people have been noticing minor cave-ins across the neighbourhood. Yesterday, Tawonda Mayers was hanging clothes in her yard when her right leg fel...

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House OK’s US$100m loan


THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY yesterday approved the borrowing of US$100 million from Deutsche Bank AG London as a bridging loan. The loan, originally sought from Scotia Trust & Merchant Bank Trinidad and Tobago, will be used ...

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No youth gang crisis, says Stuart


SOME BAJAN YOUTHS may be restless, but youth gangs aren't a menace to Barbados. Still, the Royal Barbados Police Force is keeping an eye on the problem to ensure it doesn't get out of hand. So said Barbados' Attorney Gene...

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TEST FOR COPS


WANTED: between 80 and 100 new police officers. Not wanted: applicants who can't pass or would not take a lie detector test. This tough stance by the Royal Barbados Police Force was revealed by Attorney General Freundel Stu...