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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 29, 2016

Nothing To Hide – JPS Boss Promises Transparency In Islandwide Blackout Investigations. As investigations continue into the power outage that blanketed the entire island on Saturday evening, chief executive officer (CEO) of the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) Kelly Tomblin has…Read

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 24, 2016

PNP Officials Tight-Lipped About Campaign Donations Scandal. With the People’s National Party (PNP) ensnared in a campaign donations scandal, officials were tight-lipped yesterday as President Portia Simpson Miller insisted that discussions about the matter remain within the walls of the

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 23, 2016

JTA Recruitment Affected By Slow Processing Of New Teachers By Ministry. The Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) has lamented the slow pace at which the Ministry of Education has been processing new teachers so that their status of employment can be

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

Election Splurge – ECJ Says ‘Yes’ To Big Election Spending Increase. Cabinet has approved a 50 per cent increase in the amount candidates will be allowed to spend in general election campaigns… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com CISOCA Discusses Wint With Chang. General

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

Public-Sector Workers To Start Contributing To Pension In April, JTA President Brands The Move As Dangerous. With the Government pushing to institute legislation for the new public-sector pension system by April, the Jamaica Civil Service Association (JCSA), the union which represents

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 21, 2015

Bauxite Job Cuts – Massive Redundancy To Hit Noranda Workers In January. More than 30 per cent of employees at the Noranda Bauxite Company in St Ann could be out of a job come early next year… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 16, 2015

Vaz Relents – MP Apologises Unreservedly For Gang-Style Lyrics. People’s National Party (PNP) Central Westmoreland Member of Parliament (MP) Dwayne Vaz has buckled under pressure from a wave of stinging public criticism and has “categorically and unreservedly” apologised for his offensive

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 18, 2015

‘Cut The Nonsense’ – Portia Urges PNP Factions To End Divisiveness And Unite. Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller yesterday cracked the whip on factions within her People’s National Party (PNP) that have been embroiled in a public quarrel over who should

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List Of Credit Unions In Jamaica

The final part in our three part series for International World Credit Union Day, here is a list of credit unions in Jamaica: EduCom CU B.J. Staff CCU Broadcast and Allied Services CCU Community & Workers of Jamaica (C&WJ) CCU

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 25, 2015

Stay The Course – World Bank Representative Appeals To Next Elected Government To Maintain Economic Programme. World Bank Country Manager Galina Sotirova is urging whichever party emerges victorious in the next general election to stay the economic course being charted by

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