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

Scrapped – Gov’t Pulls Plug On Controversial $1-Billion Negril Breakwater Project. The decision of the Andrew Holness administration to scrap the controversial billion-dollar Negril Breakwater Project has been described as…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Laws To Be Strengthened To Punish Child Killers

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

Tivoli Jackpot – High-Powered Lawyers At West Kgn Enquiry Cost Taxpayers $150m, JDF Bill Alone $71m. Jamaican taxpayers had to fork out almost J$150 million to cover fees for the high-powered lawyers used by all but one state agencies that participated

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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 – December 9, 2015

Wards Treated Like ‘Animals’ – Children’s Advocate Slams CDA For Rushed, Callous Relocation. Children’s Advocate Diahann Gordon Harrison has issued a rebuke to the Child Development Agency (CDA) for breaching children’s rights and acting recklessly when its officers relocated 34 wards

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

Dead Stay On Voters’ List – RGD, EOJ Admit Non-Registration Of Deaths Impacting Proper Record Keeping. The Registrar General’s Department (RGD) has revealed that it does not have records of the deaths of a number of Jamaicans, particularly those from lower

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

FATCA Takes Effect Next Month. Effective August 17, financial institutions in Jamaica will be required to transmit relevant financial information to Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) – the competent authority – on persons who reside permanently in the United States (US) or

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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 – March 24, 2014

‘Have no fear’ – No Discrimination When Anti-Gang Law Takes Effect – JCF. As enactment of the tough new anti-gang law draws near, a high-ranking member of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) has revealed that the police have already crafted

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 8, 2014

Big Relief – No New Taxes, Says Phillips; Reform, Cutting Debt On Main Agenda. Minister of Finance and the Public Service Dr Peter Phillips has asserted that he harbours no intention of imposing new taxes on Jamaicans in 2014… Read more

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#diGoftheDay – 125 Dope Tests Prior To Olympics

Hey diGgers Have you had a chance to catch up on local news for today via The Gleaner Online? Be sure not to miss this story ‘125 Drug Tests Before Olympics – JAAA Boss Counters WADA Claim – Lists High Frequency

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