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News Barbados » Government: Barbados’ Largest Public Sector Union Not Backing Down From Wage Fight With Government

News channel or source: http://www.caribbean360.com/news/barbados-largest-public-sector-union-not-backing-wage-fight-government
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Monday January 22, 2018 – Barbados has not seen the end of the battle by the island’s largest public sector union, the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW), to secure a salary increase for its members. Against the backdrop of ...

News Barbados » Government: Sun, Sea and Unusual Tariff Structures … Brexit Lessons from Barbados

News channel or source: http://spendmatters.com/uk/sun-sea-unusual-tariff-structures-brexit-lessons-barbados/
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

However, back in early 2015 Barbados saw a shift in its tariff structure which, for an island of 285,000, could be said to be equivalent to their own Brexit. Unbeknownst to most holidaymakers soaking up the rays, in 2013 the Barbadian government made the ...

News Barbados » Government: Barbados’ Sewage ‘Crisis’ Causes a Flood of Problems

News channel or source: https://globalvoices.org/2018/01/22/barbados-sewage-crisis-causes-a-flood-of-problems/
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

In January 2017, anonymous BWA officials told Barbados Today that the country's waste system was on the verge of collapse. These same BWA officials also confirmed allegations by Mia Mottley, the country's opposition leader, that the government had turned ...

News Barbados » Government: Political party calls for an end to vote buying

News channel or source: https://antiguaobserver.com/political-party-calls-for-an-end-to-vote-buying/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Jan 22, CMC – The minority opposition Clement Payne Movement (CPM) Monday called for an end to vote buying as Barbadians gear up to elect a new government in general elections later this year. CPM president David Comissiong has ...

News Barbados » Government: Loblaw vs. the CRA: $404M court dispute focuses in on Barbados, alleged tax avoidance

News channel or source: http://www.metronews.ca/news/canada/2018/01/17/loblaw-cra-face-off-in-court-in-404m-dispute.html
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

It notes that Glenhuron was not allowed to accept deposits from or provide international financial services to Barbados residents. The government added in court documents that the bank's income came from investing and managing loans and funds, as well as ...

News Barbados » Government: Loblaw, CRA duke it out in court over tax avoidance allegations

News channel or source: https://www.canadianmanufacturing.com/financing/loblaw-cra-duke-court-tax-avoidance-allegations-206874/
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

It notes that Glenhuron was not allowed to accept deposits from or provide international financial services to Barbados residents. The government added in court documents that the bank’s income came from investing and managing loans and funds ...

News Barbados » Government: Loblaws Accused Of Using Barbados Bank Subsidiary For Tax Avoidance

News channel or source: http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2018/01/17/loblaws-accused-of-using-barbados-bank-subsidiary-for-tax-avoidance_a_23336092/
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

The CRA alleges in court filings that Loblaw Financial Holdings took steps to have Glenhuron appear to be a foreign bank in Barbados in order to circumvent the rules. The federal government reassessed Loblaw's subsidiary for several taxation years as far ...

News Barbados » Government: Sewage overflow in Barbados sparks travel warning

News channel or source: http://www.travelmole.com/news_feature.php?news_id=2030570
Publication date: hursday 11 January 2018

Local news outlet Barbados Today reported that five British tourists had ... It followed yesterday's warning by the Canadian government, which advised its citizens to avoid the area between Hastings and St Lawrence. The US has issued a similar warning ...

News Barbados » Government: Barbados: NUPW to sue Govt over environmental conditions at immigration building

News channel or source: https://www.stlucianewsonline.com/barbados-nupw-to-sue-govt-over-environmental-conditions-at-immigration-building/
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

Last Friday Government appealed to workers to hold strain in response to the union’s ultimatum that either the workers be immediately moved into the repurposed Barbados Tourism Investment Inc (BTI) car park building, which is being prepared as their ...