Senate passes Income Tax (Amendment) Act 2015
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Senate, on Friday passed the Income Tax (Amendment) Act, 2015, that will facilitate the provision an additional $35,568 in tax-free income for workers, effective January, 1, 2016.

July 5, 2015

Several political, business and religious leaders, diplomats and students turned out at the National Heroes Park in Kingston yesterday to pay tribute to National Hero Norman Manley on the 122nd anniversary of his birth.Among those...
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July 5, 2015

POLITICAL analyst Dr Winford James says the new Third Force Movement (TFM) political group is an untested and unknown entity that will be facing an uphill battle in the 2015 general elections. The TFM, launched on Friday, is a coalition...
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July 5, 2015

Because of tremendously titillating unpredictability, undermining insecurity, tantalising intrigue, even confusing yet concrete realities, we love sports so much that it hurts. Fifa Women’s World Cup 2015 and Wimbledon 2015 have...
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July 5, 2015

SORRY, BARBADOS TODAY, you can’t sit on the fence on this one. Your editorial on Friday, July 1, 2015, titled When We Are The Butt Of The Mirth conveniently ignored a huge political point, which is that...
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July 5, 2015

ANYONE WITH AN EYE on US politics couldn’t help but notice that President Obama had a week that would likely impact positively on his legacy as the 44th president of the United States. The types of...
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July 5, 2015

THE GRANDMOTHER of the six-year-old boy whose death is the subject of a police investigation has reacted with disdain to a statement by the Child Care Board. “It is too late,” said Margaret Gill, as...
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July 5, 2015

By Ralph Seeram Dominating the news this week, is the Guyana Government’s concern over the decline in gold production, or to be more exact the decline in gold declarations. The government must know that large scale smuggling is...
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July 5, 2015

US (New York Post) – A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced Malcolm Smith to seven years in prison, saying the former state Senate majority leader corrupted the political process by trying to buy his way onto the ballot in a...
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July 5, 2015

– says Nagamootoo To those former Ministers trying to belittle the forms of corruption the Granger administration is going after, Prime Minister and acting President Moses Nagamootoo says, his Government will not be moved but...
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July 5, 2015

WITH A NATIONAL STRIKE looming in Barbados, Prime Minister Freundel Stuart believes the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW) was too hasty to choose this course of action. Speaking just minutes...
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July 4, 2015

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Senate, on Friday passed the Income Tax (Amendment) Act, 2015, that will facilitate the provision an additional $35,568 in tax-free income for workers, effective January, 1, 2016.
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July 4, 2015

With 87 legal sub-10 seconds 100m times to his name, former world record holder Asafa Powell is looking forward to hitting the century mark, promising a special celebration at the landmark. Eleven years after running his first...
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July 4, 2015

One of the premier tournaments of the summer basketball circuit here in The Bahamas is back and bigger than ever. The 20th edition of the Hope Center and Youth Against Violence’s Nelson Cooper Peace on Da Streets Basketball Classic...
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July 4, 2015

After a successful 2003 UK tour, established local choir The Diocesan Chorale will be leaving Nassau on July 7 for London to participate in the 42nd anniversary of independence celebrations for The Bahamas in conjunction with the...
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July 4, 2015

Long Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner said yesterday that if the government is unable to take proactive measures in solving the Baha Mar problem, the country is at risk of slipping back into a recession. “This is the greatest...
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July 4, 2015

After pledging to pay out $7.5 million this month to cover the salaries of 2,400 Baha Mar workers, the government announced last night that it paid $2 million to the Bahamian employees at Baha Mar to cover their salaries. The payments...
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July 4, 2015

Santo Domingo.– The Frente Amplio called on all political parties and opposition movements
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July 4, 2015

THE thanksgiving service of the life of late entertainer Derrick 'Corey' Edwards will be held at the Mount Salem Emmanuel Chapel in St James, today. The ceremony is slated to begin at noon. Edwards, part of the dancehall group Merital...
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