6 Things You Need To Know Today- June 3, 2016

Dr Winston De La Haye (left), acting chief medical officer in the Ministry of Health, and Dr Kevin Harvey, permanent secretary in the ministry

Dr Winston De La Haye (left), acting chief medical officer in the Ministry of Health, and Dr Kevin Harvey, permanent secretary in the ministry

  1. $100m ZIKV Bite – Government Not Sure How Widespread Zika Is, Allocates More Money For Response. Although millions of dollars more is to be spent on the anti-Zika campaign, there is still no clear picture as to how many Jamaicans are being affected by the mosquito-borne disease, which has been confirmed in two pregnant women…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Tivoli Lawsuit Blasts JCF, JDF For ‘Acting In Bad Faith’. Police and military personnel involved in the May 2010 operations in west Kingston “acted in bad faith” by exercising their public power for improper motives, two lawsuits filed against the State have claimed. The claims were brought by the…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Caribbean Running Out Of Coconuts. The Caribbean is not able to meet the growing global demand for coconut products, especially water – a situation not likely to be resolved any time soon…Read more Jamaica-Gleaner.com 
  4. Russell Rules World In 400m Hurdles. Back-to-back Diamond League wins, a shiny personal best and world-leading time to match, Janieve Russell’s name will be hogging headlines as Jamaica’s latest senior standout rubber-stamped her credentials with..Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. KCT Takeover Pushed Back Again – Only Loan Paperwork Remains For Financial Closure Of Port Deal. The Port Authority of Jamaica has again extended financial closure of the US$510 million ($64 billion) concession agreement with French outfit Kingston Freeport Terminal Limited for the operation of the Kingston Container Terminal (KCT). The transaction is now…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Sumfest To Publicise Concert Schedule. Trimming the number of main stage nights from three to two and not having an overseas act are not the only changes for Reggae Sumfest under its new ownership structure. Robert Russell, vice-chairman and co-producer of the festival, told The Gleaner that for the first time, a performance schedule will…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
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General Practitioners Say Zika Cases Numerous, Want Change To Reporting Of Virus. Some of  Jamaica's general practitioners are urging the Government...

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