Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Monday | January 14, 2013
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Windfarm operators aim to slash over J$1b from oil bill
Economic windfalls are expected as wind operators seek to increase their supply of energy to the electricity grid to seven per cent from the current 2.5 per cent in the near term, saving more than J$1 billion annually...

Barbados union plans nationwide strike
The Barbados Workers Union (BWU) says it will definitely embark upon industrial action after efforts to get the telecommunications company, Cable and Wireless (Barbados) Limited, to retract dismissal letters sent to nearly 100 workers last week failed.

St. Kitts looks to CARICOM for help on high-income status
Prime Minister Dr. Denzil Douglas says he will look towards his Caribbean Community (CARICOM) colleagues to help St. Kitts-Nevis deal with the new high income country status placed on it by the United States....

Trinidad seeking CARICOM waiver on cement duty
The Trinidad and Tobago government says it plans to lobby the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) grouping for a decrease in the import duties on cement after a major regional manufacturer increased the price of the commodity by nearly 10 per cent...

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