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

Lights, Camera, Rio! – Olympics Officially Under Way Today. The 2016 Rio Olympic Games would fit very comfortably in a Hollywood script. For some, it’s supposedly a horror movie – take your pick from dope, to deadly mosquitoes, and everything in between,

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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 – August 5, 2014

MOCA ‘Conflict’. The parliamentary Opposition is supporting the merged intelligence entity announced by National Security Minister Peter Bunting, but has raised concern that the reporting mechanisms for the newly formed police agency could breach the law… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com North-South

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

Number Portability By End Of Year. The Government is on track to implement number portability for mobile phones within another eight to nine months… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Radiation Limbo – Health Ministry To Decide Fate Of Japanese Bus At Port

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 11, 2014

Teacher Caution! Educators Tell Legislators To Tread Carefully With Reform. Senior educators are imploring public officials to tread cautiously in the debate on rationalising the way teacher education is delivered locally… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Anti-Gang Law Skewed Against Inner City,

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 3, 2014

Employment Tax Credit Takes Effect. Unregulated companies and self-employed individuals engaged in a trade, vocation or profession are now entitled to claim a non-refundable Employment Tax Credit (ETC) when computing their net income tax liability… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com ‘Nothing Spectacular About

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 31, 2013

Downtown Despair – Cops Walk Among Potential Victims As Robbers Wreak Havoc. A massive police operation has been under way in the commercial district of downtown Kingston as rampaging criminals carry out their promise to hold up and rob the very

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 30, 2013

Chaos At Customs – Auditor General Says Values And Duties Being Arbitrarily Applied To Imported Items At The Nation’s Ports. The Auditor General’s Department has confirmed a fear held by many Jamaicans that Customs officers are arbitrarily applying values and duties

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 19, 2013

Arrests In Major Money-Laundering Ring By Weekend – Bunting. National Security Minister Peter Bunting has revealed that by the weekend, the Jamaican police will be making several arrests in a major money-laundering investigation… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com IMF Gives Jamaica Thumbs

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 26, 2013

Boycott Caution – JMA Urges T&T, Jamaica Gov’ts To Act Fast To Quell Disquiet. As members of the Jamaican diaspora in the United States and the United Kingdom join the boycott of Trinidadian products, president of the Jamaica Manufacturers’ Association (JMA),

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