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The High Cost of Power: Why Jamaica’s Electricity Is So Expensive (In Layman’s Terms)

“Why is my light bill so high?” “Why am I paying so much for light?” These are not unfamiliar questions for Jamaicans at the end of each month when they receive their electricity bills. A common concern has been the very

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

OCG Probes PNP – Contractor General Orders Party Bigwigs To Explain Kickback Allegations. The Office of the Contractor General (OCG) has stepped into the People’s National Party (PNP) campaign-financing scandal, ordering…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Power Cut, Telecoms Service Loss Force Gov’t

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 30, 2016

Obama’s Leaders – Eight Jamaicans Selected For Young Entrepreneurs Initiative In The US. A little over a year after United States President Barack Obama visited Jamaica and announced his flagship Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI), the first crop of

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 22, 2016

Enough! – Too Much Stupidity Causing Carnage On Our Road. Angry at the carnage happening on the roads, in which several accidents have each resulted in multiple fatalities, Jamaicans are being urged to take collective responsibility to put an end

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

Savagery – Cops Search For Clues After 3-Y-O Murdered In St Ann. Residents of Orange Hill in Brown’s Town, St Ann, reacted with shock and anger yesterday after the brutal killing of three-year-old Nevalesia Campbell…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com PM Orders NHT

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 8, 2016

Secret Budget – Montague Wants Allocations To National Security Ministry Hidden From Prying Eyes Of Criminal. Declaring that it was time to make tough choices, National Security Minister Robert Montague has revealed that he is now taking steps to have the

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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 – June 22, 2016

Battle Over NHT Funds Begins – Court Case Commences Over PNP’s Decision To Extract $46 Billion. Court case commences over PNP’s decision to extract $46 billion. The Supreme Court is today expected to begin hearing a legal challenge to the decision of…Read

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

Campaign Chaos! – PNP’s Appraisal Report Details Disastrous 2016 Election Run. People’s National Party (PNP) Deputy General Secretary Julian Robinson, who chaired the party’s postelection appraisal committee, yesterday disclosed that among the key findings of the committee was that the

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6 Things You Need To Know Today- May 25, 2016

Housing Stimulus – Holness Announces New NHT Policy Targeting Low-Income Earners. LOW-INCOME earners will, effective July 1, have the opportunity to borrow up to $4.89 million per contributor, or $9.8 million jointly, from the National Housing Trust (NHT) to purchase a

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