Former Barbados Prime Minister Owen Arthur says it is inconceivable that the Bahamas could continue to remain as the only country in the Western Hemisphere, which is not a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO). In an address to the Grand Bahamas Chamber of Commerce on the Value Added Tax (VAT) and its impact on the Bahamas, Arthur, said ...

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JLP gears up for enquiry

          John Myers Jr, Gleaner Writer The Opposition Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) has declared it will participate in the upcoming commission of enquiry into the May 2010 incident in Tivoli Gardens, west Kingston, and will be seeking the assistance of international experts to prepare its members and residents of the community who might be summoned to ...

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Funds needed

By Peter Richards CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Jul 15, CMC – The Deputy Director of the Belize-based Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC), Dr. Ulric Trotz has defended regional countries from criticisms that they are more interested in seeking financial assistance from the developed world when dealing with the impact of climate change.   “We can’t get away from the question ...

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