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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 17, 2016

Brilliant! – History Made As McLeod Mines Olympics Gold In 110m Hurdles. Omar McLeod created history, becoming the first Jamaican to win the 110m hurdles at any major championships after an imperious 13.05 win at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games last

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

Storm Relief – Jamaicans Rejoice At Escaping Earl. Jamaicans, surprised by the suddenness of warnings to prepare for a major weather system, are breathing a sigh of relief after the country escaped the worst of an “unusually” fast-moving tropical wave which

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

Samuda: Gov’t Will Support Sugar Sector. Karl Samuda, minister of industry, commerce, and agriculture, has promised to continue to assist the sugar sector but remains emphatic that the Government will not be a participant in the industry… Read more at

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 16, 2016

Holness Open House – JLP Leader Says He Funded Beverly Hills Home – From Savings, Salary, Suppliers’ Credit And Loans. Opposition Leader Andrew Holness has provided details on the funding of his multimillion-dollar house in Beverly Hills, St Andrew, in an

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Who Will Be The RJR Sportsman & Sportswoman Of The Year For 2015?

The RJR Sports Foundation is gearing up for the 55th staging of its annual Sportsman And Sportswoman Of The Year Awards, to be held on Friday, January 15. The awards honour outstanding achievements in sport by Jamaican athletes, by nominating a maximum

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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 – November 23, 2015

No 2015 Poll – Portia Opts Not To Call Election This Year. Jamaicans will definitely not be called upon to vote for a government before Christmas. After being on the road for five weeks, People’s National Party (PNP) President Portia Simpson

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 10, 2014

No Gay Takeover – Church Member Says Homosexuals Should Form Own Church. Some members of the Christ Church in Vineyard Town, St Andrew, have vowed not to yield any more of their physical or spiritual space to members of the lesbian,

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 2, 2014

Death Squad Holes: DPP To Reassess Clarendon Police Murder Cases. The country’s top prosecutor has raised questions about the strength of all but two of the 11 alleged police ‘death squad’ cases and has cautioned that they will be reassessed by

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 21, 2014

Tariff Suspensions To Make Smartphones Cheaper For Jamaicans. The Council of Trade and Economic Development of CARICOM has granted approval for Jamaica to suspend the Common External Tariff (CET) now charged on smartphones, paving the way for the removal of the

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