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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 20, 2016

‘I Feel Betrayed’ – Al Miller Opens Up, Promises Tell-All At Press Conference Today; Former Commish Dismisses Claims. The Reverend Merrick ‘Al’ Miller yesterday revealed that he trusted former Police Commissioner Owen Ellington, but now feels he was…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 12, 2016

Growth Delay – Vaz Appeals For Patience, Says Council’s Report May Be Ready Today. The Economic Growth Council (EGC) missed its August 31 deadline to submit its plans for growing the economy, but Daryl Vaz, the Government’s point man on investments,

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 13, 2016

Big Spenders – ECJ Publishes Election Returns, Reports Delinquent Candidates To DPP. The Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ) has submitted the names of 41 delinquent candidates who contested the February 25 general election to Director of Public Prosecutions Paula Llewellyn for

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 5, 2016

Paulwell Backs Phillips, Bunting Confirms Eye On PNP Presidency. As talk of leadership change continues to swirl around the People’s National Party (PNP), two of the potential aspirants have shown their hands, while President Portia Simpson Miller appears to be standing

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 31, 2016

Lottery Scam Takes Massive Hit – Nineteen, Including Cop, Taken Into Custody. The infamous lottery scam took a massive hit yesterday, with 19 people, including a policeman and seven women, taken into custody and more than $1.8 million in Jamaican currency

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 20, 2016

Budget Swells By $166.8 Billion. The buy-back of Jamaica’s PetroCaribe debt is chiefly responsible for a $166.8 billion increase that has been proposed for the national Budget… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Minimum Wage Goes Up. A testy stand-off between government and opposition

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 27, 2015

‘Ridiculous’ $1,000 Fine – Business Leaders, Civil Society Slam Paltry Penalty For Gov’t Procurement Breaches. Ridiculous and absolutely insignificant. Those were just some of the words used by private-sector leaders and one government watchdog group to describe the maximum penalty of

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

Fire Destroys Wortley Home For Girls. A near century-old building housing 19 girls at the Wortley Home at 193 Constant Spring Road in St Andrew was destroyed by fire yesterday, but no one was harmed… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Grade-Four Students

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 8, 2015

Dudus’ Millions Seized – Gov’t Takes Hold Of $35m From Two Bank Accounts. Jamaican investigators have taken possession of a little over US$300,000 or approximately J$35 million belonging to drug kingpin Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke and are on the hunt for more…

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

What A Disgrace! Senate At Odds Over Minister’s Proposed Role In Granting Urban Renewal Incentives. Unpatriotic and disgrace were just some of the words uttered in the Upper House yesterday to describe the actions of Opposition senators after they almost blocked

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