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VAT Online Transactions

Barbadians have been migrating to purchasing goods and services online. The Mottley government in an effort to bolter government tax revenues  enacted legislation to collect VAT  on online purchases. Just this week the largely popular Amazon communicated to shoppers that “effective March 1, 202, “Amazon World Service (AWS)” would begin to charge VAT at a rate of 17.5% to Barbadian

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Bajan Woman Joined ISIS

Read about Barbadian Abbey Greene who followed her husband to Syria to join ISIS. Trini, Bajan woman on life with ISIS: We thought it was irie Newsday 2 Days Ago Aliya Abdul Haqq in Trinidad before leaving to join ISIS in Syria along with her brother. – SIMON COTTEE Aliya Abdul Haqq, one of the hundred or so TT citizens

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Quagmire of Incestuous Behaviour by Public Officials

The following was posted to social media by Attorney at Law Douglas Trotman and tagged to Barbados Underground. David, Blogmaster It is with mixed feelings that I pen this missive… does relationship bias equate to corruption? Gollop, Stuart (former AG and PM), P. Cheltenham, and Worrell (judge) are indeed not in a partnership. They are directors of a company “Harford

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Drill Baby!

There has been a lot of chatter in the news lately about the large oil deposits found by Guyana.  Barbadians and Caricom neighbours  wish the South American republic well and must be concern about recent reports the deal with Exxon is a bad one. It is shocking that Exxon would seek such an exploitative deal in one of the Western

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Coronavirus Declared Global Emergency

Statement on the second meeting of the International Health Regulations (2005) Emergency Committee regarding the outbreak of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) 30 January 2020 Geneva, Switzerland   The second meeting of the Emergency Committee convened by the WHO Director-General under the International Health Regulations (IHR) (2005) regarding the outbreak of novel coronavirus 2019-nCoV in the People’s Republic of China, with exportations

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