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

Seventh H1N1 Death Confirmed. There has been another H1N1 death. Health Minister, Dr Christopher Tufton confirmed the death today. This brings the number of influenza A (H1N1) virus related deaths to seven. The Ministry of Health is to issue a detailed update tomorrow, which

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 8, 2015

Heat On Commish! – Public Unimpressed With Top Cop Rating Of Himself. New crime-fighting chief Police Commissioner Dr Carl Williams has been accused of overreaching and overrating himself even as Jamaicans are being urged to give him more time to

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 7, 2015

Police Chief Gives Himself Perfect Score Amid Soaring Murder Rate. Jamaica’s chief crime fighter, Dr Carl Williams, has given himself full marks on the success of his 10-month tenure as police commissioner, as the murder toll shot past the 600

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 15, 2014

Portia Warns In-House Critics. Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has reportedly taken members of her own political party to task for criticisms levelled at the Government and the board of the National Housing Trust (NHT) over the controversial Outameni deal… Read

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 28, 2014

‘Society Of Sissies’. As the Office of the Children’s Advocate (OCA) makes recommendations for the Parliament to include provisions in the Offences Against the Person Act to criminalise cyberbullying, one lawmaker is resisting the proposal saying “we have to be careful

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 26, 2014

Chik-V ‘Numbers Game’ Over. With widespread concerns that the Ministry of Health is grossly under-reporting the impact of the chikungunya virus (chik-V) on Jamaica, Health Minister Dr Fenton Ferguson has said that a decision had been made to discontinue the announcement

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

Traffic Fine Hike – Speeding Ticket Charges May Race By Up To 300%. Huge fines are coming for motorists who commit traffic offences under the proposed new Road Traffic Act, which was tabled in the House of Representatives on Wednesday… Read

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 7, 2014

No To Dirty Money. An offer of a gift amounting to £500,000 (J$90 million) from a person whose source of income could not be ascertained has been flatly rejected by a popular local church leader… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Road

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