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6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 1, 2016

February 25 – PM Calls It; Nomination Day Feb 9. Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller last night dramatically summoned Jamaicans to cast their ballots for a new Government on February 25, the 10th anniversary of her ascension to the position of

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

Election Splurge – ECJ Says ‘Yes’ To Big Election Spending Increase. Cabinet has approved a 50 per cent increase in the amount candidates will be allowed to spend in general election campaigns… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com CISOCA Discusses Wint With Chang. General

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

‘Slap In The Face’ – Mothers Offended By UHWI’s Failure To Accept Liability For Dead Babies. Tears flowed freely down the face of Malissa Bryan, one of the mothers whose babies died from the bacterial outbreaks at the University Hospital of

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6 Things You Need to Know Today – December 2, 2015

Cut The Ties – Blair Says Gov’ts Must Detach Resources From Dons. Former Political Ombudsman Bishop Herro Blair has suggested that future administrations must commit to disconnect government and party resources from area dons as a first step towards diminishing their

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 4, 2015

Election Funds Scarce For Rookie MPs, Caretakers. Aspirants on both sides of the political divide say they are facing stiff challenges in accessing millions of dollars required to run an effective election campaign, and are forced to become creative to keep

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 26, 2015

Murders Near 800 – Ja Records 20% Jump Over Corresponding Period Last Year. Figures obtained by The Gleaner show that 775 persons were reported killed up to Monday, a 20 per cent increase when compared with the 643 murders reported over

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

Caribbean Youth Happy With US$70m Obama Initiative. Young leaders from across Jamaica and the Caribbean were elated at United States President Barack Obama’s announced US$70 million investment in their development – through education, training and employment – revealed yesterday at the

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 9, 2015

Obama Arrives On The Rock.  An unannounced visit to the Bob Marley Museum by United States President Barack Obama took most persons by surprise. After landing in Jamaica last night, the president had a yearning to enjoy a bit of

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 26, 2015

Crucial Meeting To Decide Holness’ Fate As Leader. Members of the parliamentary opposition will come face to face tomorrow at a crucial meeting which has been called by Leader of Opposition Business in the House of Representatives, Derrick Smith, to decide,

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 9, 2015

Danger In The Dark – Predawn Commute By Students Putting Them At Risk. Despite several reports of children being sexually assaulted and even killed during the early-morning commute to schools, the practice is continuing with children, some as young as seven,

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