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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 16, 2016

Crackdown – Green Light Given To Anti-Crime Campaign To Go After Criminals. Less than a week into his tenure as minister of national security, Robert Montague revealed yesterday that he had given the green light to a multifaceted anti-crime campaign developed

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 27, 2015

‘Ridiculous’ $1,000 Fine – Business Leaders, Civil Society Slam Paltry Penalty For Gov’t Procurement Breaches. Ridiculous and absolutely insignificant. Those were just some of the words used by private-sector leaders and one government watchdog group to describe the maximum penalty of

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 12, 2015

Portia, Andrew For The Leadership Debate. As it was four years ago, President of the People’s National Party (PNP) Portia Simpson Miller is set to square-off once again with Leader of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Andrew Holness… Read more at

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 26, 2015

Murders Near 800 – Ja Records 20% Jump Over Corresponding Period Last Year. Figures obtained by The Gleaner show that 775 persons were reported killed up to Monday, a 20 per cent increase when compared with the 643 murders reported over

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

Missing Customs Files Result In $16 Million Revenue Losses. Auditor General Pamela Monroe Ellis on Tuesday told members of the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament (PAC) that someone should be held accountable for 14 files that went missing at Jamaica Customs

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 13, 2015

16-Y-O J’can Held In Suriname, Believed Headed To Join ISIS Terror Group. A month after National Security Minister Peter Bunting dismissed reports that Jamaican nationals have been among recruits to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), reports out of

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 16, 2015

Reckless Walkers: Pedestrians More Likely To Be Killed In Crashes Caused By Them, Data Show. An analysis of fatal crashes on the country’s roads in 2014 has shed light on some stark realities in terms of various factors fuelling the nation’s

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 23, 2014

Fired Up Over Fuel. The state-run oil refinery Petrojam Limited has promised a fulsome response today to allegations by the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) that it has consistently failed to pass on savings to consumers, consistent with declines in

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 17, 2014

Politician Investigated For $500,000 Gift. The Integrity Commission, the body set up to police the annual statutory declarations of politicians to ensure they conform to the provisions in the (Parliament) Integrity of Members Act, yesterday revealed it investigated a gift of

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 9, 2014

Bruce Golding Could Appear Before Enquiry. There are indications that former Prime Minister Bruce Golding could appear before the west Kingston commission of enquiry to give evidence. The Gleaner understands that Golding, through his attorney, Ransford Braham, has signalled that he is

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