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6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 3, 2016

Death Hangs Over Persons in Custody. The Independent Commissions of Investigations (INDECOM) has once again put on the front burner the “unacceptable” violent deaths of persons in state custody, arguing that despite comprehensive policy change, many in lock-ups are losing

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 7, 2016

Cabinet Chosen – Appointments To Be Officially Announced At Swearing-In Today. Robert Montague, chairman of the governing Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), is expected to be tasked by Prime Minister Andrew Holness to take on the challenging national-security portfolio… Read more at

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

PNP By Default? – Study Shows Undecided Tired Of Ruling Party But No Love For The JLP. The People’s National Party (PNP) could return to form the Government almost by default, after the votes are counted on February 25, as a

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 21, 2015

Scientist Says Germs That Killed 18 Babies Could Have Been Controlled. At least one microbiologist is saying that more could have been done to prevent the outbreak of deadly bacteria at two of the country’s major hospitals, which has claimed the

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 24, 2015

No Need To Worry About Kick ‘Em Jenny – Lyew-Ayee. The impact of any tsunami (giant sea wave) caused by an eruption of Kick ’em Jenny, the underwater volcano located eight kilometres north of Grenada, would in all likelihood be evident

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

Grandparents Cannot Cope – Frustrated Guardians Of ‘Barrel Children’ Want To Hand Over Responsibility To CDA. The Child Development Agency (CDA) has been flooded in recent times with calls from grandparents of ‘barrel children’ who are pleading for the State to

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 18, 2015

Audley Shaw Wants Government To Find Work Overseas For Jamaicans. The Jamaican Government is being urged to consider developing a regime to facilitate the export of labour… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com 12-Year-Old Pregnant Girl In State Custody… Man Believed To Have

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6 Things You Need To Know- March 6, 2015

FINSAC Commission ‘Gaan Bad A Mawning’- Phillips. The parliamentary opposition has said it is prepared to accept the blame for the composition of the commission which examined the financial crisis of the 1990s, saying someone with legal…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Three

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

Students Pay Tribute At The Reverend Glen Archer’s Funeral. Whenever Khadine Blake feels like giving up, she looks at the ring she got for being a member of Ardenne High’s Schools’ Challenge Quiz team in 2009 – a team coached by

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 15, 2014

Portia Warns In-House Critics. Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has reportedly taken members of her own political party to task for criticisms levelled at the Government and the board of the National Housing Trust (NHT) over the controversial Outameni deal… Read

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