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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 13, 2016

Jamaica Accuses CXC Of Being ‘Very Difficult’ Over Penwood Issue. Jamaica is accusing the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) of being “very difficult” but has said it will not back down from its push for exam grades for…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Millions

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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 8, 2016

Scamming On ‘Decline’ But West Remains ‘Epicentre’ Of Activities. Lottery scamming activity is ‘declining’ in western Jamaica, but that section of the island remains the “epicentre” of the deadly multimillion-dollar illicit business in the island… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Jamaica, Trinidad

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

‘No Tax Haven’ … But Jamaica To Push Ahead With Financial Centre Plans Amid Panama Papers Revelations. As global fallout continues over the leak of millions of documents on offshore financing, the Jamaican Government has signalled it will press ahead with

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 31, 2016

Lottery Scam Takes Massive Hit – Nineteen, Including Cop, Taken Into Custody. The infamous lottery scam took a massive hit yesterday, with 19 people, including a policeman and seven women, taken into custody and more than $1.8 million in Jamaican currency

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

Budget Swells By $166.8 Billion. The buy-back of Jamaica’s PetroCaribe debt is chiefly responsible for a $166.8 billion increase that has been proposed for the national Budget… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Minimum Wage Goes Up. A testy stand-off between government and opposition

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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 – June 19, 2015

Padmore Primary Reaps Success After Threat Of Closure. Four years ago, the education ministry signalled that it was taking steps to close Padmore Primary, a school in the hills of St Andrew… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com GSAT Joy And Sadness Throughout

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 30, 2015

Wheelchair-Bound Man Killed By JUTC Bus. People’s National Party councillor for the Papine Division, Venesha Phillips, is expressing sadness over the death of Marlon King, a physically challenged man who was killed in an incident involving a Jamaica Urban Transit Company

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 24, 2014

Golding Preparing Statement To West Kingston Commission. Former Prime Minister Bruce Golding said yesterday that he was preparing his witness statement to be submitted to the West Kingston commission of enquiry… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Stop The Vandals! Telecoms Firms Urge

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