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Reduce the VAT, suggests Arthur

No more tax please! Former Prime Minister Owen Arthur has come out in full support of an International Monetary Fund (IMF) recommendation that this country’s rate of Value Added Tax (VAT) be lowered from 17.5 per cent to 16 per cent. Addressing a meeting of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados here on Tuesday […]

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If change is needed, demand it! – Barbados Today


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If change is needed, demand it!
Barbados Today
It's because civil society, the conscience of a country, begins to rise up and demand – demand – demand change”. Joe Biden – Former Vice President of the United States. To say these are fascinating times in Barbados would be a gross understatement.
Young Democrats accuse BLP of fear-mongeringLoop Barbados
DLP questions Opposition's plan to marchNation News

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Another road death

Barbados has recorded another road fatality – its 11th for the year – surpassing last year’s total of ten road deaths. A 49-year-old man lost his life along Culloden Road, St Michael just after 8 p.m. tonight when the bicycle he was riding collided with a motorcar driven by a 39-year-old woman.  Up to newstime […]

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Another road death

Barbados has recorded another road fatality – its 11th for the year – surpassing last year’s total of ten road deaths. A 49-year-old man lost his life along Culloden Road, St Michael just after 8 p.m. tonight when the bicycle he was riding collided with a motorcar driven by a 39-year-old woman.  Up to newstime […]

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If change is needed, demand it!

“No fundamental social change occurs merely because government acts. It’s because civil society, the conscience of a country, begins to rise up and demand – demand – demand change”.   Joe Biden – Former Vice President of the United States. To say these are fascinating times in Barbados would be a gross understatement. It’s downright […]

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If change is needed, demand it!

“No fundamental social change occurs merely because government acts. It’s because civil society, the conscience of a country, begins to rise up and demand – demand – demand change”.   Joe Biden – Former Vice President of the United States. To say these are fascinating times in Barbados would be a gross understatement. It’s downright […]

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Confidence low

A recent survey of the business sector has revealed that confidence in the Barbados economy has deteriorated dramatically within the past year. What’s more, local firms are not expecting any immediate rise in their earnings or in the overall level of employment within the next three months to a year, based on the preliminary findings […]

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Confidence low

A recent survey of the business sector has revealed that confidence in the Barbados economy has deteriorated dramatically within the past year. What’s more, local firms are not expecting any immediate rise in their earnings or in the overall level of employment within the next three months to a year, based on the preliminary findings […]

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Cancer survivor walking tall

Asha John is walking around with an ‘S’ on her chest. After two years of pain and fighting for her life, the 23-year-old is not letting anything get her down and is now more thankful for life than ever before. Before her life-threatening illness, John was like any other girl. In her words, it was […]

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Cancer survivor walking tall

Asha John is walking around with an ‘S’ on her chest. After two years of pain and fighting for her life, the 23-year-old is not letting anything get her down and is now more thankful for life than ever before. Before her life-threatening illness, John was like any other girl. In her words, it was […]

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