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6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 20, 2015

From Chik-V To ZIKV – Jamaica On High Alert For Another Mosquito-Borne Disease. Take precautions but do not panic. That’s the urgent advice from stakeholders in the health sector as Jamaica faces the threat of another serious mosquito-borne disease, the Zika

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 27, 2014

More Than Money: Despite GSAT Success Of High-Priced Preps, Educators Claim Cash Not Needed To Do Well. With superior facilities and greater resources at their disposal, it is no secret that private preparatory schools are far outperforming their public primary school

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 29, 2014

Cuba To The Rescue – Neighbour To Help Jamaica In Ebola Fight. The Cuban government is next week scheduled to begin a comprehensive plan to assist Jamaica with its Ebola preparedness and response as the world continues to grapple with the

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 20, 2014

Flush Fears – Students May Have To Take Water To Keep School Toilets Clear. Although arrangements have been made to truck water to schools given the current water crisis, Education Minister Ronald Thwaites has said that parents may also be called

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 7, 2014

Corrections Department Admits No Pharmacists In Prisons – Says It Is Actively Seeking Persons To Fill Positions. The Department of Correctional Services (DCS) has confirmed a Sunday Gleaner report that it does not have a pharmacist on staff to dispense medication

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IMF Watch – Update On The Deadline For The 360 Megawatt Plant

diGgers following on our blog post “Is The Deadline For The 360 Megawatt Plant In Jeopardy?” when we highlighted the significance of the investment as it relates to the IMF Agreement, we bring you an update. Read more about the

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

BUTT OUT – Gov’t Announces Smoking Ban In Public Spaces. Describing it as the most far-reaching piece of public health policy undertaken in recent times, Health Minister Dr Fenton Ferguson has announced that as of July 15, no smoking will be

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