Tax-free vacation allowance being extended to private sector workers

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Finance Minister Winston Jordan presenting the 2018 budget today. Finance Minister Winston Jordan today announced that private sector employees will enjoy a tax-free vacation allowance. In his budget speech today, he said: Income Tax – Travel Allowance Mr. Speaker, currently, public sector employees enjoy a tax-free vacation allowance, regardless of whether they spend their vacation Read More

Giant tree will spark a giant festive party

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At the annual Christmas tree party in The Brehon last year were Hazel and Maeve Dineen.Picture: Valerie O’Sullivan WHAT’S 30ft tall, has over three thousand lights and can be seen all the way from the North Pole? The magical Christmas Tree at The Brehon will once again be the centre of attention at the annual Read More

Man charged in Grayson Valley shooting homicide

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From The Trussville Tribune staff reports GRAYSON VALLEY — A man has been formally charged with murder Monday in the shooting death of a Grayson Valley man Saturday, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office. Clifford Montez HinklePhoto courtesy Jefferson County Jail 26-year-old Clifford Montez Hinkle has been charged after allegedly shooting Keith Duncan, 44, multiple Read More

Country Community Comes Together at Stoney’s Rockin’ Country

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Stoney’s Rockin’ Country raises over $41,000 for Las Vegas Victims. Pictured left to right: Jeff Higginbotham, Chris Lowden, Steve Sisolak, Michael McDonald, and Tony Jackson Solidarity Event Raises Over $41,000 for Las Vegas Victims Fund LAS VEGAS, NV, UNITED STATES, November 27, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — While many Las Vegans were still in shock reeling over Read More

To Do Today: Braxton Cook, St. Vincent, and Small Time Thieves

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Catch a homegrown sax star live or hear a tech entrepreneur discuss his book about the birth of cyberculture. The young, slow-burning alto saxophonist Braxton Cook was raised in Prince George’s County. You can feel the music of his home seeped deep into his bones. The soul jazz that flowed from U Street and the Read More

7 reasons why you should visit Barbados

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Jim Byers, Special to Postmedia Network Nov 27, 2017 , Last Updated: 2:18 PM ET BARBADOS – This island in the southeast corner of the Caribbean has been a Canadian favourite for decades; a gentle, warm and welcoming place with a bit of a British feel and a series of remarkable beaches. But you also Read More

Question #7 of Caribbean Christmas Quiz is out now

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Answer to last week’s question number 6 is ST LUCIA.  First person to provide the correct answer to question #6 was Vashtine McCalla Smith from Jamaica based in London. CONGRATULATIONS Vashtine, you have been entered in the grand finale draw on Friday 22nd December 2017. RULES:  In order to qualify…Send answer to: quiz@caribdirect.comalong with full name, mobile number and Read More

Internet says Miss Jamaica, rocking natural hair, was robbed of Miss Universe title

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Miss Jamaica 2017, Davina Bennett, competes during the 2017 Miss Universe Pageant at The Axis at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on Nov. 26, 2017 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) More Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters won the crown at this year’s Miss Universe pageant, and while the 22-year-old is being celebrated Read More

Baron Foods makes $US 5M T&T investment

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St Lucia-based, Baron Foods owner, Ronald Ramjattan shows Trade Minister Paula Gopee-Scoon a bottle of his company’s Banana Ketchup during the launch of Baron Foods Trinidad at the Marriott Hotel, Port-of-Spain, on Saturday November 27th, 2017 0 comments The Saint Lucia based company – Baron Foods, officially set up shop in Trinidad and Tobago over Read More

“The Memories of God” New Song Released by Pastor, Peter Unger

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A new Christian song explains how memories live on, just like god NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE, USA, November 27, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — Peter wrote this song for the older people, who he had the honor and privilege of ministering to over many years. Pete explained that Many had a humble, kind, and appreciative dignity; qualities born of Read More