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


Public turned away from Olympic archery qualifying

Saturday, July 28, 2012    

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LONDON, England (AP) — Spectators were angry and confused after being turned away from Olympic archery qualifying yesterday in the first major spectator glitch in the Olympic host city.

Preliminary rounds were listed as unticketed and several thousand spectators showed up at the venue — the famous Lord’s cricket ground — expecting to get in for free.

A spokeswoman for the London Games organising committee said tickets were not advertised or sold for the qualifying events and “we have always made it clear” that the early competitions were not open for spectators.

She said, which sold fake tickets to the event, had been shut down.

South Korea’s team set a world record to lead qualifying and Im Dong-hyun broke his own individual world mark.



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