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St Lucia Cuts Tax On Imported Eco-Friendly Cars – Tax-news.com

St Lucia Cuts Tax On Imported Eco-Friendly CarsTax-news.comSaint Lucia has announced lower rates of duty on the importation of electric and hybrid vehicles. A new system for assessing tax liability will depend on the vehicle's age and, for hybrid vehicles, on engine capacity. The tax burden on imported ... Continue reading →

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Seaborne Airlines Makes Traveling Throughout the Caribbean Easier

Share SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Now, it will be easier than ever to make your dream of traveling the Caribbean come true. Seaborne Airlines, the fastest growing airline in the Caribbean, announced that they will … Continue reading →

Seaborne Airlines Makes Traveling Throughout the Caribbean Easier

Share SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Now, it will be easier than ever to make your dream of traveling the Caribbean come true. Seaborne Airlines, the fastest growing airline in the Caribbean, announced that they will … Continue reading →

White House Summit On Africa Lauded But Caribbean/Central American Investment Summit Urged

Share Chinese officials at Invest Caribbean Now 2014 at the Harvard Club in NYC on June 4, 2014. (Sharon Bennett image/ICN 2014) CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. August 1, 2014: While saluting the White House for its second annual … Continue reading →

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Hottest Trainer 2014: Who Is Chicago’s Hottest Trainer? Voting Starts NOW

Share Tweet Eight contestants later, we’re finally ready to vote for Chicago’s hottest trainer! With an uneven number of guys and girls, we’ve split the competition into two semi-random groups. One set competes starting… Email this page Share Tweet

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Bangladesh must kick losing habit to save series – ESPNcricinfo.com

ESPNcricinfo.com Bangladesh must kick losing habit to save seriesESPNcricinfo.comWest Indies sweated for their 1-0 lead on Wednesday but it could prove a crucial advantage in a series likely to be affected by rain. While it is unlikely the hosts will … Continue reading →

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West Indian American Carnival Turns 47

Share Tweet News Americas, BROOKLYN, NY, Thurs. Aug. 21, 2014: The count-down has begun to North America’s largest carnival, the West Indian American Day Carnival, which celebrates its 47th birthday next weekend. It will be a five day celebration of … Continue reading

Guyanese Travelers Face Another Nightmare With A New Airline

Share Tweet News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Aug. 20, 2014: Guyanese travelers from New York to Guyana can’t seem to catch a break when it comes to air travel. The latest debacle involves passengers choosing to book on new … Continue reading

Puerto-Rico-Based Journalist John Collins Dead At 80

Share Tweet News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Weds. Aug.20, 2014: A Missouri man who adopted the Caribbean as his home and served as a journalist and contributor to the former Hardbeatnews for many years, has passed away at the age of … Continue reading

U.S.V.I.-Born Former Ambassador Passes On

Share Tweet The late Ambassador Terence A. Todman. News Americas, WASHINGTON, DC, Tues. Aug. 19, 2014: St. Thomas-U.S.V.I.-born former ambassador and career diplomat Terence A. Todman is dead. Todman passed away last Wednesday, August 13th at age 88. Todman served the … Continue reading

Caribbean Chikungunya Death Toll Put At 34

Share Tweet News Americas, LONDON, England, Tues. Aug. 19, 2014: The death toll from chikungunya, the mosquitoe borne virus infection across the Caribbean, rose by two in the past two weeks to now stand at 34. That’s according to the … Continue reading

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