Tag: People’s National Party

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

Growth Delay – Vaz Appeals For Patience, Says Council’s Report May Be Ready Today. The Economic Growth Council (EGC) missed its August 31 deadline to submit its plans for growing the economy, but Daryl Vaz, the Government’s point man on investments,

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 8, 2016

Big ZIKV $Pend – Virus Fight Costs $1b So Far. It has cost the Government more than $1 billion so far to respond to the Zika virus threat, and plans are being made now to seek approval for a budget of

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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 9, 2016

UWI, JCF Team Up To Qualify Cops. Noting efforts to present a more professional police force to the nation, Commissioner of Police Dr Carl Williams said yesterday that with a rise in “intelligent crimes”, there is need for more police

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

PM To Tackle Port Authority Pension Shocker. Prime Minister Andrew Holness will shortly be addressing flagrant breaches of the Public Bodies Management and Accountability Act, whereby at least 14 senior executives of the Port Authority of Jamaica received both pension

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 21, 2016

Campaign Rules – PNP Lays Down Canon For Leadership Aspirants. People’s National Party (PNP) aspirants seeking election to the posts of president and vice-presidents have been told to desist from attacking any candidate, their teams, or supporters as the party

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 19, 2016

UWI Blunder – University Honours Rowley, Slights Holness. The Mona campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) is facing embarrassment surrounding this week’s planned induction of Dr Keith Rowley, prime minister of Trinidad and Tobago, into its honour

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 18, 2016

Portia: Dissidents Won’t Get Away With It. A fiery People’s National Party (PNP) President Portia Simpson Miller yesterday threatened Comrades who bring the party into disrepute by taking its business in the public domain, telling the conference of the party’s

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

Yellow Fever Lockout – Nine Sent Home; Eight Quarantined – Visitors Can’t Prove Vaccination. Jamaica has carried out its threat to deny entry to the island persons who could not prove that they were vaccinated against the yellow fever virus

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – June 27, 2016

PNP NEC Reviews Election Report In Marathon Meeting – Blythe Wants To Know When Portia Will Leave. The National Executive Council (NEC) of the Opposition People’s National Party yesterday ended an eight and a half hour meeting with partial acceptance of

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