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Noble Trouble – Should Jamaica Worry?

Over in the East, once formidable commodities trader Noble Group is struggling amidst a heavy debt load, ratings downgrades, allegations of fraudulent accounting, asset sales and a crashing stock price. What is Noble? Noble Group is a diversified commodities trader

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 29, 2016

Seventh H1N1 Death Confirmed. There has been another H1N1 death. Health Minister, Dr Christopher Tufton confirmed the death today. This brings the number of influenza A (H1N1) virus related deaths to seven. The Ministry of Health is to issue a detailed update tomorrow, which

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 15, 2015

OUR Defends Cut. Surprised by some of the criticisms it has faced since its determination of the tariff increase requested by the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS), the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) has moved to clear the air, while defending

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 14, 2014

Government Flops – Gets Low Ratings For Job Creation, Crime Fighting And Road Maintenance. There is more bad news for the ruling People’s National Party as it continues to take a whipping from the Jamaican public with high percentages of bad

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 11, 2014

Baugh: Move Quickly To Contain Chik-V. Naming at least four parishes he says are now battling a full blown epidemic of chikungunya (Chik-V), senior medical practitioner and opposition spokesman on health Dr Kenneth Baugh wants the Government to move with alacrity

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – June 11, 2014

5.5% More Depreciation In Dollar Needed – Byles. There needs to be a further 5.5 per cent depreciation in the value of the Jamaica dollar against the United States (US) banknote for the country to remain competitive, according to co-chairman of

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Bauxite Production and Alumina Production Both Fall in 2012

The critical foreign exchange-earning bauxite and alumina industry slumped in 2012 after a considerable bounce back in 2011. Alumina production fell by more than 10% when compared to 2012 to just 1.75 Million Metric Tonnes of Alumina, after producing 1.96

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 3, 2013

1,600 Killed In 12 Years – Children Are Easy Targets For Vicious Brutes.  The chilling wail of anguish by parents who have to bury their children is getting louder as criminals seem to set their sights on the island’s defenceless

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