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6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 19, 2016

Power Probe – JPS Responds To Demands For Info On Blackout From Energy Minister And Regulator. The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) yesterday indicated that it would submit a preliminary report, demanded by Energy Minister Dr Andrew Wheatley and the Office

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

Vast Majority Of Jamaicans Remain Adamantly Opposed To Same Sex Marriage. An international study has found that the vast majority of Jamaicans remain adamantly opposed to same-sex marriage, even as the acceptance of such a union has been increasing in neighbouring

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – June 10, 2015

Lawmaker Questions JLP Leader’s Holding Money For Seven Years. At least one lawmaker who is a member of the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) Committee of Parliament has come out swinging against Opposition Leader Andrew Holness for accumulating $8.8 million in CDF

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 3, 2015

Insurance Premiums Skyrocket For Accident-Prone Class Of Young Drivers. The carnage on the nation’s roadways is causing drivers under 30 years old to dig deeper into their pockets to pay, on average, as much as 80 per cent more for motor

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 2, 2015

Degrees In Limbo. Dozens of environmental health students in the final phase of their four-year programme at the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech) are in danger of not graduating in November or receiving their certification. This is because of a disagreement

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 20, 2015

Ponzi Dead End – Attorney Says It Might Be Too Late For World Wise Investors To Sue. World Wise Partners investors, who police investigators say are owed hundreds of millions of dollars, may be out of time to take civil action

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 13, 2014

Outameni Lawsuit. As pressure mounts on the Portia Simpson Miller administration over the controversial National Housing Trust (NHT) purchase of the property on which the Outameni Experience sits, the Opposition Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) has signalled that it is mulling court

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 18, 2014

Energy Path Set – Lawrence Announces Several Initiatives To Replace 381MW Project. A Dr Vin Lawrence-led team, charged with the responsibility of rebooting Jamaica’s baseload energy plan, has revealed that the anticipated 30 per cent reduction in energy costs is to

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 4, 2014

Farms Hit Hard. Long before Water, Environment and Climate Change Minister Robert Pickersgill’s announcement on Wednesday that Jamaica’s water resources were at crisis level, farmers in the country’s breadbasket parish of St Elizabeth were reeling from the economic fallout of

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – June 19, 2014

Parents, Teachers, Students Prepare For GSAT Results. As some 39,438 students yesterday prepared to line up this morning to hear which secondary schools they will be attending come September, parents and educators attempted to soothe the nerves of their children ahead

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