6 Things You Need To Know Today

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  1. Robbing The Disabled – Able-Bodied Man Threatens To Shoot Prosthetic User For Parking Space
  2. Fisher Fights For His Job
  3. Growth & Jobs | Creative Business Idea Could Rake In Big Bucks
  4. Protect Us – Gibson McCook Relays Organiser Calls For Calendar Shuffle
  5. UPS Sues EU For US$2b Over Blocked Merger
  6. ‘Bigger Than Grammy’ – Bounty Killer Puts Award From Peers On Top Shelf

1. Robbing The Disabled – Able-Bodied Man Threatens To Shoot Prosthetic User For Parking Space

A member of the disabled community in Jamaica recently dared to tell an able-bodied person that he had parked in a space reserved for her and other persons like herself. The man threatened to shoot her. See the full story on The Gleaner’s website.

2. Fisher Fights For His Job

Lawyers for the Government have dismissed an assertion by acting Director of Elections Orrette Fisher that under the country’s electoral arrangements, his office is insulated from the Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ). See the full story on The Gleaner’s website.

3. Growth & Jobs | Creative Business Idea Could Rake In Big Bucks

Though she did well as a banker for more than 18 years, Pilar Rodriques knew that she was destined to start her own business, however, she wanted something different. It was then that she thought of establishing a laundromat and gym combo.  See the full story on The Gleaner’s website.

4. Protect Us – Gibson McCook Relays Organiser Calls For Calendar Shuffle

One of the members of the Organising Committee for the recently staged Gibson McCook Relays, Winston Ulett, is imploring the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) to revisit the local calendar and ensure there is enough time between major meets. See the full story on The Gleaner’s website.

5. UPS Sues EU For US$2b Over Blocked Merger

American delivery giant UPS is suing the European Union’s antitrust regulator for blocking a merger with Dutch firm TNT Express, which later was snapped up by UPS rival FedEx Corp. United Parcel Service Inc is seeking euro1.742 billion (US$2.14 billion) in compensation.  See the full story on The Gleaner’s website.

6. ‘Bigger Than Grammy’ – Bounty Killer Puts Award From Peers On Top Shelf

Chronixx and up-and-coming artiste Koffee may have been Sunday night’s big winners at the Jamaica Reggae Industry Association (JaRIA) Awards, walking away with Song of the Year and Breakthrough Artiste of the Year, respectively. But the night undoubtedly belonged to Rodney Pryce, more popularly known as Bounty Killer. See the full story on The Gleaner’s website.

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