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6 Things You Need To Know Today- May 27, 2016

We Will Rise, Says Wisynco Boss After Massive Warehouse Fire. Wisynco chairman William Mahfood has described yesterday as a “very sad day” for his company, following a massive fire at its Lakes Pen warehouse in St Catherine. However, Mahfood said his entity

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 8, 2016

New Court For Old Cases – Chief Justice Takes Step To Clear Up Backlog. The Hilary session of the Home Circuit Court opened yesterday with Chief Justice Zaila McCalla announcing drastic measures to reduce the huge backlog of cases which has

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

Jamaica Falls On Corruption Perception Index. Former Contractor General Greg Christie has harshly criticised the Government for its seeming lacklustre approach to fighting corruption even as the country slips in the latest corruption perception index (CPI) rankings released by global anti-corruption

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 24, 2014

Bring In The Obeah Man… Sensitise Traditional Healers About Ebola. As Jamaica continues to make preparations and put structures in place to deal with the deadly Ebola if it lands on local soil, one general practitioner who is also a practitioner

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

DPP Could Face Parliament Over ‘Kentucky Kid’ Case. The nation’s chief prosecutor Paula Llewellyn could be called before the Parliament to explain her office’s handling of the controversial ‘Kentucky Kid’ murder case… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Churches Urged To Take On

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

Jamaica Angel In Liberia – Doctor Calls For Local Colleagues To Join Ebola Fight In West Africa. Jamaican medic Dr Coril Curtis-Warmington has urged colleagues in Jamaica to join her in Liberia, one of the countries at the epicentre of the

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 29, 2014

Cuba To The Rescue – Neighbour To Help Jamaica In Ebola Fight. The Cuban government is next week scheduled to begin a comprehensive plan to assist Jamaica with its Ebola preparedness and response as the world continues to grapple with the

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 23, 2014

Ebola Scare Probe – Health Authority Launches Investigation Into Mandeville Regional Hospital Incident. A full investigation is now under way into how nurses and other medical personnel at the Mandeville Regional Hospital, in Manchester, treated a Nigerian man they believed was displaying

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Is The Travel Ban On Ebola-Stricken Countries Dangerous?

As the world continues to deal with the international crisis of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the Jamaican Government (GOJ) on October 16, 2014 announced that Jamaican citizens and other residents who have travelled to any of the three affected countries (Liberia,

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6 Things You Need to Know Today – October 17, 2014

Keep Out! Jamaica Bans Travellers Who Have Been In Ebola-Hit West Africa. The Government yesterday evening announced an immediate travel ban on persons travelling from or through the three West African countries being ravaged by the deadly Ebola virus, hours after

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