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Government taxes bank withdrawals

IN ADDITION to fees which some legislators have deemed exorbitant, persons withdrawing monies from deposit-taking institutions will be hit with taxes as of June ,1 as the Government hunts revenue to help it meet...

Staggering rum tax

HOTELIERS are to go into a huddle shortly, to consider the possible impact that an increase in the Special Consumption Tax on alcohol is likely to have on the sector.

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14 Annotto Bay Hospital retirees honoured

EXECUTIVES AT Annotto Bay Hospital in St Mary held a special event recently to celebrate the careers of 14 retired, but revered members of staff.During the honouring ceremony, which featured congratulatory speeches...

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All set for Carifta

A strong contingent of 84 junior athletes was due to leave the island by special charter at 8 p.m., Thursday, for Fort de France, Martinique, to compete at the Carifta Games.

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Business»

PetroCaribe Fund to distribute $40b in new loans

The PetroCaribe Development Fund (PDF) expects to distribute about $40 billion in loans this fiscal year, and take in just under $45 billion in interest income and repayment of principal from loans previously issued.

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M7 takes Marbana to Portland

M7 Events has announced that the lifestyle entertainment group will be hosting Marbana at Frenchmen's Cove in Port Antonio, Portland, on Sunday.

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Commentary»

Netballers can't swim in Caribbean puddle

A few days ago, Marva Bernard, Jamaicas netball boss, made a statement to the effect that the national Under-16s competing in the regional age-group tournament is not helping the teams development and she may well be searching ...

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Letters»

Well deserved, Professor Morris

THE EDITOR, Sir: Heartiest congratulations to Professor Mervyn Morris for having been selected as Jamaicas latest Poet Laureate, indeed a most deserving honour.

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