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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 14, 2016

Dead Leave Billions – No Wills Forces Gov’t Dep’t To Manage Massive Portfolio Of Cash, Assets. The Administrator General’s Department (AGD), which manages the estates of Jamaicans who die without making a will and where minor children are involved, has revealed

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

Scammer Appeal – Commish Wants Secret Disclosures From Mobay Business Interests; Bunting Calls For Emergency Measures. Commissioner of Police Dr Carl Williams is calling for business operators in western Jamaica to collaborate with the security forces by secretly exposing lottery scammers

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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 – 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 – February 8, 2016

My Heart Is Heavy – Holness Shocked Following Shooting Deaths At JLP MoBay Meeting. Opposition Leader Andrew Holness has expressed shock and “heartfelt sadness” at the tragic deaths of three Jamaica Labour supporters and the injury of two others on Sunday

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

God, Help Us – JLP Pleads For Divine Intervention, Mass Conversion Of Comrades. A clergyman last night sent up prayers to God asking him to cause People’s National Party supporters to vote for the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP)… Read more at

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 28, 2016

Portia Promises Happy Easter – PM Expected To Announce Election Date At Half-Way Tree Meeting Sunday. Having confirmed on Tuesday that she had been “touched” by her Master, People’s National Party (PNP) president Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has hinted that

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 15, 2015

Beggars’ Boulevard – Mendicants Line The Streets, Blame Joblessness, Misfortune For State Of Being. If you have travelled by the intersection of Cross Roads and Caledonia Avenue in St Andrew, you might have seen Dane Robotham hailing motorists or waiting patiently

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 22, 2015

Tivoli Bombshell: Cops Killed Unarmed Men Bound In Detention Area – Soldier. The tribunal probing the conduct of the May 2010 security operations in Tivoli Gardens yesterday heard bombshell testimony about how two policemen, without provocation, fatally shot two unarmed young

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 29, 2015

$71m In Tivoli Damage. In the aftermath of the 2010 police-military operations in west Kingston, an assessment conducted by the Ministry of Labour found $71.8 million in damage to houses, furniture and other personal properties… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Moody’s Upgrades

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