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Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has again stood defiant in the wake of a series of downgrades, telling party supporters Barbados could not be downgraded by any rating agency. “No rating agency in the world can downgrade Barbados. Rating agencies can downgrade your credit rating, your ability to borrow money, but they cannot downgrade you as […]

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UPP alleges postal fraud

The United Progressive Party (UPP) is alleging that something fishy is going on at the post office which rises to the level of  postal fraud. UPP candidate for St Michael East Paul Forte is charging that he mailed just over a thousand letters to constituents, but somehow, not a single one was delivered. “I sent […]

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UPP alleges postal fraud

The United Progressive Party (UPP) is alleging that something fishy is going on at the post office which rises to the level of  postal fraud. UPP candidate for St Michael East Paul Forte is charging that he mailed just over a thousand letters to constituents, but somehow, not a single one was delivered. “I sent […]

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UPP alleges postal fraud

The United Progressive Party (UPP) is alleging that something fishy is going on at the post office which rises to the level of  postal fraud. UPP candidate for St Michael East Paul Forte is charging that he mailed just over a thousand letters to constituents, but somehow, not a single one was delivered. “I sent […]

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Child Care Board reports progress in resolving abuse cases

The Child Care Board (CCB) is reporting breakthroughs in a number of cases being investigated by the state agency. However, Chairman Kenneth Knight would not disclose which cases had been fully resolved or how close the CCB was to concluding others. “It is substantial progress. There is not only one case, there are several cases […]

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Child Care Board reports progress in resolving abuse cases

The Child Care Board (CCB) is reporting breakthroughs in a number of cases being investigated by the state agency. However, Chairman Kenneth Knight would not disclose which cases had been fully resolved or how close the CCB was to concluding others. “It is substantial progress. There is not only one case, there are several cases […]

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Drinks manufacturer says extend health tax

A leading beverage manufacturer is advising Government to expand the list of unhealthy foods subjected to higher taxes as a means of reducing consumption of such foods. Commercial Manager of SMJ Beverages Samuel Skinner today said it was not good enough that the Freundel Stuart administration imposed a ten per cent tax on sweetened drinks […]

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Drinks manufacturer says extend health tax

A leading beverage manufacturer is advising Government to expand the list of unhealthy foods subjected to higher taxes as a means of reducing consumption of such foods. Commercial Manager of SMJ Beverages Samuel Skinner today said it was not good enough that the Freundel Stuart administration imposed a ten per cent tax on sweetened drinks […]

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White Hill protest

It has become an all-too familiar story for residents of White Hill, St Andrew. The seemingly endless extensive land slippage, water shortages and an impassable main road that was condemned by the authorities following heavy rains in November 2014 have tested the patience of those who live in the rural community. Having vented their frustrations […]

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