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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 11, 2016

‘We Want Our Beach Back!’ – St Ann Property Owners Push For CHEC To Fund Restoration After Excavation-Related Damage. “We just want to see our beach come back. Basically, plain and simple, we want it restored to what it was,”

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 24, 2016

Motorists Get Temporary Discount On New Highway. Motorists using the North-South Link of Highway 2000, which reopened at midnight, will pay a 25 per cent discount on the proposed toll rates outlined in press advertisements on Wednesday, March 16 – a

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 18, 2016

Merchants Of Speed – Class One Boys’ 100m Set To Light Up Champs. Hang on to your seats! The merchants of speed take the track tonight, with sparks expected to fly at the National Stadium as the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 14, 2016

Government Won’t Dictate To Chinese, Says Davies. The Government is being accused of putting the interest of Jamaicans behind Chinese interest with the parliamentary opposition alleging that it effected a major change to a provision in a draft agreement that sought

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 14, 2015

Another Toll Hike – Massive Rate Increase Planned For North-South Link. The Government has revealed an intention to increase toll rates on the North-South Highway, at the Mount Rosser toll plaza, by as much as 80 per cent… Read more at

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 22, 2015

Justice Not Blind – West Kingston Woman Awarded $50m After Security Forces’ Bullet Robbed Her Of Sight. A WestKingston woman has been awarded close to $50 million in damages almost 14 years after a bullet, believed to have been fired

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 11, 2015

Munroe Wants Outside Help To Nail Tax Dodgers. Executive Director of the National Integrity Action (NIA), Professor Trevor Munroe, has called on Jamaica’s international development partners to pressure the Government into passing tough laws to crack down on large companies that

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 9, 2015

Danger In The Dark – Predawn Commute By Students Putting Them At Risk. Despite several reports of children being sexually assaulted and even killed during the early-morning commute to schools, the practice is continuing with children, some as young as seven,

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 5, 2015

Court Awards $17 Million In ‘Mickey’ Hill Wrongful Death Suit. A High Court judge has ordered that the State pay damages totalling more than $17 million to the estate of slain Negril businessman Frederick ‘Mickey’ Hill… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Michael

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 30, 2015

Wheelchair-Bound Man Killed By JUTC Bus. People’s National Party councillor for the Papine Division, Venesha Phillips, is expressing sadness over the death of Marlon King, a physically challenged man who was killed in an incident involving a Jamaica Urban Transit Company

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