Don’t scrap sweet tax

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A top regional health official is defending the imposition of a ten per cent tax on sweetened drinks, saying it was a necessary fiscal measure to address the obesity epidemic here and in the rest of the Caribbean. The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) representative here Dr Godfrey Xuereb told a public lecture at the […]

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Second person charged in firearm importation case

An alleged accomplice in a firearms matter appeared in court today, one month after his co-accused was remanded to jail. Colin Alfonso Wooding of Green Hill Drive, Silver Hill, Christ Church was also denied bail. He is jointly charged with Skye Yasmin Lecreta Murray of Perry Gap, Roebuck Street, St […]

Don’t scrap sweet tax

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A top regional health official is defending the imposition of a ten per cent tax on sweetened drinks, saying it was a necessary fiscal measure to address the obesity epidemic here and in the rest of the Caribbean. The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) representative here Dr Godfrey Xuereb told a public lecture at the […]

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Second person charged in firearm importation case

An alleged accomplice in a firearms matter appeared in court today, one month after his co-accused was remanded to jail. Colin Alfonso Wooding of Green Hill Drive, Silver Hill, Christ Church was also denied bail. He is jointly charged with Skye Yasmin Lecreta Murray of Perry Gap, Roebuck Street, St […]