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Who is George Quallo?

George Fitzroy Quallo is Jamaica’s 29th Commissioner of Police, with responsibility for “enhancing the security services to the country, improving public order, reducing corruption and improving accountability across the force”, as well as “implementing a comprehensive succession planning process for

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 21, 2016

Murder Madness – Jamaica Averaging 100 Homicides Monthly. Jamaica is on the verge of recording 900 murders since the start of the year, with just over three months still remaining…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Cabinet To Get Action Plan To Transform Public

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

TIVOLI APOLOGY – Holness To Apologise In Parliament For Deadly May 2010 Operation. The Government is to offer an apology to residents of west Kingston over the operation by the security forces in the area in May 2010, which left dozens

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 17, 2016

Brilliant! – History Made As McLeod Mines Olympics Gold In 110m Hurdles. Omar McLeod created history, becoming the first Jamaican to win the 110m hurdles at any major championships after an imperious 13.05 win at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games last

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 20, 2016

Gov’t To Hold Talks On Successor IMF Agreement Today. The Andrew Holness administration will begin talks with officials from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today as the Government seeks to hammer out a successor agreement to the current extended fund

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

Tivoli Jackpot – High-Powered Lawyers At West Kgn Enquiry Cost Taxpayers $150m, JDF Bill Alone $71m. Jamaican taxpayers had to fork out almost J$150 million to cover fees for the high-powered lawyers used by all but one state agencies that participated

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REPORT: West Kingston Commission of Enquiry 2016 [Full Text]

The report on the work and findings of the West Kingston Commission of Enquiry has been released. At several hundred pages, the report is an extensive but worthwhile read as it investigates the lead up to the events of May

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6 Things You Need To Know Today- June 3, 2016

$100m ZIKV Bite – Government Not Sure How Widespread Zika Is, Allocates More Money For Response. Although millions of dollars more is to be spent on the anti-Zika campaign, there is still no clear picture as to how many Jamaicans are

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 28, 2016

Growth Council Seeking 5% GDP Growth In Next Four Years. Business mogul Michael Lee Chin, who was yesterday named chairman of the Government’s Economic Growth Council (EGC), has pledged to work tirelessly with council members and other Jamaican stakeholders to achieve

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 19, 2016

Power Probe – JPS Responds To Demands For Info On Blackout From Energy Minister And Regulator. The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) yesterday indicated that it would submit a preliminary report, demanded by Energy Minister Dr Andrew Wheatley and the Office

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