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Budget wish list

If Executive Director of the Barbados Manufacturers’ Association (BMA) Bobbi McKay had her way, hoteliers would not get access to available concessions unless they first put out requests for tenders and utilize local manufactured goods. And McKay is hoping that Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler will see things her way when he makes Tuesday’s Budget presentation. […]

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Budget wish list

If Executive Director of the Barbados Manufacturers’ Association (BMA) Bobbi McKay had her way, hoteliers would not get access to available concessions unless they first put out requests for tenders and utilize local manufactured goods. And McKay is hoping that Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler will see things her way when he makes Tuesday’s Budget presentation. […]

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Budget wish list

If Executive Director of the Barbados Manufacturers’ Association (BMA) Bobbi McKay had her way, hoteliers would not get access to available concessions unless they first put out requests for tenders and utilize local manufactured goods. And McKay is hoping that Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler will see things her way when he makes Tuesday’s Budget presentation. […]

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It’s madness!

One of the island’s leading spokesmen for the agricultural sector has all but dismissed as “mad intuition” the decision by Barbados and the Caribbean to sign onto some key international protocols. Chief Executive Officer of the Barbados Agricultural Society (BAS) James Paul is ruing in particular, World Trade Organization (WTO) rules and the Economic Partnership […]

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It’s madness!

One of the island’s leading spokesmen for the agricultural sector has all but dismissed as “mad intuition” the decision by Barbados and the Caribbean to sign onto some key international protocols. Chief Executive Officer of the Barbados Agricultural Society (BAS) James Paul is ruing in particular, World Trade Organization (WTO) rules and the Economic Partnership […]

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It’s madness!

One of the island’s leading spokesmen for the agricultural sector has all but dismissed as “mad intuition” the decision by Barbados and the Caribbean to sign onto some key international protocols. Chief Executive Officer of the Barbados Agricultural Society (BAS) James Paul is ruing in particular, World Trade Organization (WTO) rules and the Economic Partnership […]

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Severe storms kill 11 in Moscow

MOSCOW –– At least 11 people died when a severe thunderstorm hit the Russian capital Moscow, health officials say. Hundreds of trees were toppled by the storm, and more than 50 people sought medical help. Reports say that electrical cables were damaged as Moscow was lashed with high winds, hail and torrential rain. The winds of […]

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Severe storms kill 11 in Moscow

MOSCOW –– At least 11 people died when a severe thunderstorm hit the Russian capital Moscow, health officials say. Hundreds of trees were toppled by the storm, and more than 50 people sought medical help. Reports say that electrical cables were damaged as Moscow was lashed with high winds, hail and torrential rain. The winds of […]

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Severe storms kill 11 in Moscow

MOSCOW –– At least 11 people died when a severe thunderstorm hit the Russian capital Moscow, health officials say. Hundreds of trees were toppled by the storm, and more than 50 people sought medical help. Reports say that electrical cables were damaged as Moscow was lashed with high winds, hail and torrential rain. The winds of […]

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Panton – King of the Hill

Jamaica’s Jeff Panton and Mike Fennell claimed their second Flow King of the Hill crown Sunday, but enjoyed the limelight alone this time, following 2016’s tie with Simon Jean-Joseph and Jack Boyere. Second-placed Rob Swann claimed his best-ever King of the Hill result, ahead of fellow British regulars, Roger Duckworth and Kevin Procter, with Roger […]

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