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Dear Sir:  I recently questioned the charging of US$70 for the recently imposed ‘Airline Travel and Tourism Development Fee’ on a LIAT return ticket from Barbados to St Maarten. This is in addition to the already existing US$27.50 departure tax. LIAT kindly responded stating the “Airline Travel and Tourism Development Fee is UU$35 for CARICOM […]
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Dear Sir: A newspaper carried a release by store owner Gregory Aboud, calling for the head of the commissioner of police over his ‘failure’ to stop the ‘ease of killing’  The fact that the paper carried it almost verbatim, without assessing the veracity of his claims or challenging them for fact once again points out, […]
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Several people were injured in a two-vehicle accident in Bexon on Sunday afternoon, according to reports. Details are sketchy, however, based on preliminary reports two vehicles collided with one overturning and ending up in a yard, between two houses. The incident occurred after 2 p.m. The injured were transported to hospital by ambulance. Their condition ...

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A Toyota Rav 4 travelling Southbound overturned at Bexon Sunday afternoon about 2:39 pm resulting in three persons being injured, the Saint Lucia Fire Service has disclosed. A Fire Service spokesman told St Lucia Times all three persons were treated on the scene by emergency personnel and subsequently transported to Victoria Hospital. The spokesman said […]

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Jamaica Observer:- Two men were fatally shot in Zadie Gardens, St Andrew after attempting to rob an off duty policeman last evening, the police have said. The incident occurred shortly after 6:00 pm. The police have identified one of the dead men as 22-year-old George Thompson. The other man has not yet been identified. Reports […]

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Sky News:– A French inventor armed with a rifle soared over the Champs-Elysees on a flyboard as part of France’s annual Bastille Day celebrations. President Emmanuel Macron oversaw the events on Sunday which showcased Europe’s defence co-operation. The display included over 4,000 members of the armed forces, 69 planes and 39 helicopters. But the biggest crowd-pleaser […]

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(BARBADOS NATION) — If a convicted Barbadian-born killer isn’t already in Barbados, the island’s law enforcement authorities have every reason to fear his eventual presence. That’s because 45-year-old James Craigwell, who has spent most of his life in Canada, including a long stretch in a Quebec jail for killing a young man, is currently facing ...

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(TRINIDAD NEWSDAY) — Fired CEO of the Trinidad Tourism Ltd (TTL) Camille Campbell maintains she did her best for the company in the six months she was there, and her work had only just begun when she was axed. Speaking with Sunday Newsday last week, a board member close to Campbell, supported that position saying: ...

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(JAMAICA GLEANER) — Four years after one local lab alerted the nation to the presence of mycoplasma genitalium, a fairly new sexually transmitted infection (STI), Jamaicans seem to be taking very little precaution in preventing the infection of this and other STIs. According to Compton Beecher, who is the chief DNA analyst at Caribbean Genetics ...

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