Cheaper goods - Extension of reduced tariffs on some products

The Ministry of Trade and Industry says it has obtained approval for the renewal of suspensions of the Common External Tariff (CET) to reduce import duties on a number of products, which would result in consumers enjoying reduced prices on some products. 

Fire destroys San Juan grocery

Hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of alcohol went up in flames this morning as an early morning fire gutted a supermarket and liquor store in San Juan.

The fire broke out around 1.30 Monday morning.

Neighbours say they heard a loud explosion before they noticed the establishment on Pritzgar Road was on fire.

They attempted a bucket brigade to out the flames but their attempts to save the building proved futile.