Finance minister says he will review tax measures

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Minister of Finance Peter Phillips, while addressing a meeting with a number of trade union leaders Thursday morning, indicated that he will be "conducting a review of the announced revenue measures and will shortly announce if any adjustments will be made". A release from the ... Read more

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McCartney gets nod for honour

Wednesday, September 05, 2012    

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PARIS, France (AP) — France's Elysee Palace has said former Beatle Paul McCartney has been nominated for the legion of honour for services to music.

On yesterday, a presidential spokesman said that seventy-year-old McCartney - who sung and co-wrote hits like "Hey Jude" and "Yesterday" - will be decorated at the rank of officer by French President Francois Hollande in a ceremony Saturday in Paris.

McCartney will join the ranks other singers to have received the honour. Barbara Streisand and Liza Minnelli were similarly honoured by former President Nicolas Sarkozy.

McCartney — often referred to as "Sir Paul" or "Macca" in his native Britain — has already received a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II, who watched him perform at the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

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