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

‘Backward Step’ – NIA Head Urges PNP To Participate In National Debates. Describing the decision by the People’s National Party (PNP) not to participate in the national debates as a backward step for democracy, Professor Trevor Munroe, executive director of the

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 9, 2015

Rogue Principals. Rogue heads of public schools snubbing instructions to attend leadership training at the National College for Educational Leadership (NCEL) could, in short order, face the wrath of Education Minister Ronald Thwaites… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com OUR Instructs JPS To

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 14, 2014

Kartel Guilty – DJ, Three Others Face Life For ‘Lizard’ Murder. Entertainer Vybz Kartel and three other men were yesterday convicted in the Home Circuit Court of the murder of Clive ‘Lizard’ Williams and are to be sentenced on March 27…

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120 Memorable Moments In Jamaica In 2013

What a year 2013 has been! There have been many memorable moments, including a fractious political leadership challenge, a new IMF deal, shocking positive drug tests for some of our elite athletes,  international glory and accolades for other sprinting stars

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Chart of the Week – Rising Yield of the T-Bills

For this Chart of the Week we have a look at the Average Yield for Treasury Bills for January – August 2013. Looking at the chart take note of the increase in yield that has taken place since the launch

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6 Things You Need To Know Today: May 1, 2013

PM Revives Housing Plan – Inner-City Project Will Positively Transform Lives, Says Simpson Miller. Announcing the restart of the Inner-City Housing Project (ICHP), Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller yesterday declared that such initiatives would “lift the standard and thinking of the

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6 Things You Need To Know Today: April 12, 2013

Jamaica Expects Immediate Infusion Of US$213m From IMF. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will dispatch US$213 million to Jamaica immediately after its board approves the new bailout programme expected by month end, according to central bank Governor Brian Wynter… Read more

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6 Things You Need To Know Today: April 10, 2013

$3b Set Aside For NDX Expenses. Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillips was at pains yesterday to point out that J$2.3 billion, designated as ‘loan-raising expenses’ under external debt in the 2013-2014 Budget, was not an indication of a National Debt Exchange

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6 Things You Need To Know Today: April 9, 2013

IMF Deal In Weeks – Gov’t Looks To Growth As Agreement Expected By Month End. The Ministry of Finance and Planning has subdued its glee in reacting to the likelihood of an inked deal with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) by

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