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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 – September 10, 2015

Tivoli Shocker – West Kingston Commission Of Enquiry To Hear From Soldiers Who Claim Cops Killed Unarmed Civillians. Three Jamaica Defence Force soldiers, who have reportedly come forward with explosive allegations that they saw police personnel kill unarmed civilians in Tivoli

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6 Things You Need To Know- March 6, 2015

FINSAC Commission ‘Gaan Bad A Mawning’- Phillips. The parliamentary opposition has said it is prepared to accept the blame for the composition of the commission which examined the financial crisis of the 1990s, saying someone with legal…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Three

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 15, 2015

OUR Defends Cut. Surprised by some of the criticisms it has faced since its determination of the tariff increase requested by the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS), the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) has moved to clear the air, while defending

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

Housing Dilemma: Develop Solutions For Low-Income Earners – Former NHT Boss. More discussion is needed on the issue of providing proper housing for low-income earners, according to Earl Samuels, assistant general manager at the Jamaica National Building Society… Read more at

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 27, 2014

MSME Tech Boost Needed – Firms Missing Out On ICT Opportunities, Study Shows. The incorporation of technology in business operations is “an area of major need” for the country’s micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs), a recent survey conducted among the

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 22, 2014

‘Spineless’ UWI – Protestors Say Leaders Muting Free Speech Under External Pressure. The region’s premier tertiary institution yesterday continued to take a battering from local organisations after yielding to a group of 35 civic groups across the region which had demanded

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 31, 2014

Gleaner Honour Awards – Just Two Good: Shelly-Ann, Tessanne Named Women Of The Year. Two of Jamaica’s most celebrated women, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Tessanne Chin, created history yesterday when they were chosen as the 2013 Gleaner Honour Awards Women Of The

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 17, 2014

I Can’t Say There’ll Be No New Taxes, Says PM. The country is getting mixed messages about whether Jamaicans will be called on to pay new taxes during the next fiscal year. While Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillips was emphatic that

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

Bank Fee Boom – Report Shows 30% Hike In Income From Service Charges. There has been a 30.8 per cent increase in the fee income of commercial banks since 2010, the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) has said… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

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