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

  Elaine Again! Elaine Thompson did it again! The Olympic 100m champion returned to the scene of Saturday’s triumph to become the seventh woman to win an Olympic sprint double…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Cash Plus Scam? The State agency handling the liquidation of

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 6, 2016

  Drastic Measures – Radical Changes Coming To Tackle Murder Wave, Says Malahoo Forte. Attorney General Marlene Malahoo Forte has sent a strong signal that the Andrew Holness administration is prepared to make radical changes to cramp the spiralling murder rate,

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 11, 2016

Royal Mess – Probe Launched Into Collapse At Hotel Construction Site In Negril. Minister of Local Government and Community Development Desmond McKenzie has ordered an investigation into the circumstances that led to yesterday’s collapse of decking at the Blue Diamond Royalton

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 10, 2016

New Architecture For Ministries Coming. The architecture that is to support the Cabinet that forms the engine of the Prime Minister Andrew Holness administration should become clear in the coming weeks… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com OPM Seeks To Quiet Concerns Over

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

‘No Margin For Error’ – PM Holness Appeals For Bipartisan Cooperation For Good Of Country. Acknowledging that the razor-thin majority of his administration will mean no easy cruise, Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday extended the hand of partnership to the Opposition

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 2, 2016

Shaw Up To Bat – Next Finance Minister Must Hit Ground Running, Say Economists. Audley Shaw, the man anointed by Prime Minister-designate Andrew Holness to take charge of the Ministry of Finance, will have to bat boldly on a sticky wicket

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 15, 2016

Hotel Project Threat – Developers Consider Pulling Out Over Illegal Sand Mining Allegations. Chairman of the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) John Junor late yesterday called an emergency meeting with representatives of three key government ministries, as well as international

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Get Involved: International Coastal Cleanup Day

Jamaica is renowned for having spectacular coasts. Unfortunately, the presence of trash and other pollutants diminishes the beauty of our coasts and threatens our local wildlife. Saturday, September 19 is International Coastal Cleanup Day, a day dedicated to ending this threat. Given Jamaica’s wealth of beautiful, yet

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 27, 2015

What Gangs? – Thwaites Questions Accuracy Of Reported Criminal Cliques In Schools. Education Minister Ronald Thwaites, backtracking on his recent description of uncontrolled students as ‘leggo beasts’, yesterday went a step further to condemn reports that students are forming gangs within

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 20, 2015

From Chik-V To ZIKV – Jamaica On High Alert For Another Mosquito-Borne Disease. Take precautions but do not panic. That’s the urgent advice from stakeholders in the health sector as Jamaica faces the threat of another serious mosquito-borne disease, the Zika

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