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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 14, 2016

Green Light For New Phone Firm – Holness Rejects OCG Recommendation, Grants Cellular Licence To Holding Company. The true beneficiaries of Jamaica’s third cellular licence remain under a cloud as the Government has admitted that in doing its due diligence, it

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

Jamaica Accuses CXC Of Being ‘Very Difficult’ Over Penwood Issue. Jamaica is accusing the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) of being “very difficult” but has said it will not back down from its push for exam grades for…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Millions

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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 – May 12, 2016

All Eyes On Shaw – Finance Minister To Open Budget Debate, Reveal $1.5m Plan Today. When Finance and Public Service Minister Audley Shaw opens the Budget Debate in the House of Representatives this afternoon, the country will be listening intently to

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 29, 2016

IMF Necessary – Lee Chin Endorses Institution’s Squeeze, While Eyeing Economic Growth. Declaring that he has always lived the impossible dream, new growth tsar Michael Lee Chin yesterday endorsed strictures of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) even as he solicited a

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 18, 2016

Merchants Of Speed – Class One Boys’ 100m Set To Light Up Champs. Hang on to your seats! The merchants of speed take the track tonight, with sparks expected to fly at the National Stadium as the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 14, 2016

$1.5m Phone Bill – Huge Charges Racked Up On Gov’t-Issued Cell Phone After Former Company Chairman’s Resignation. Though Maurice Henry demitted office as chairman of the state-owned Aeronautical Telecommunications Limited (AEROTEL) in February 2012, $1.5 million in charges were racked up

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

‘Backward Step’ – NIA Head Urges PNP To Participate In National Debates. Describing the decision by the People’s National Party (PNP) not to participate in the national debates as a backward step for democracy, Professor Trevor Munroe, executive director of the

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 4, 2016

Andrew’s Big Plan – JLP Leader Outlines Prosperity Programme Ahead Of Election. Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Leader Andrew Holness last night planned to present to Jamaica a 10-plank programme he promised would catapult the nation from “poverty to prosperity”… Read more

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 29, 2016

God, Help Us – JLP Pleads For Divine Intervention, Mass Conversion Of Comrades. A clergyman last night sent up prayers to God asking him to cause People’s National Party supporters to vote for the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP)… Read more at

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