Tag: Richard Byles

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 – June 10, 2016

Campaign Chaos! – PNP’s Appraisal Report Details Disastrous 2016 Election Run. People’s National Party (PNP) Deputy General Secretary Julian Robinson, who chaired the party’s postelection appraisal committee, yesterday disclosed that among the key findings of the committee was that the

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 5, 2015

Reject Lottery Scam Offering – Smith’s Proposal To Use Lotto Scam Funds For Social Projects Rejected. The nation’s crime chief has taken issue with public comments made by one lawmaker that the lottery scam, which police investigators say has left

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 19, 2015

Corruption Crackdown. A senior official at the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) is among more than 70 public-sector employees expected to be hauled before the court today in a fresh crackdown by the Corruption Prevention Commission (CPC) on public servants accused ignoring

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

Privacy Alarm – Concerns Raised Over Public Disclosure Of Personal Info On Credit Registry. By simply logging on to the Internet and typing your name into a search engine, you may be surprised to find that your personal and business information,

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 11, 2015

Outbound! Poll Says J’cans Are Eager To Leave Country. Yet another study has found that a sizeable portion of young Jamaicans can’t wait to ditch the land of their birth for “greener pastures”… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com UN’s Billion-Dollar Tivoli Toll

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 2, 2015

Bunting Gives Cops Thumbs Up For Big Drop In Serious Crimes. Members of the police force have come in for much commendation from Minister of National Security Peter Bunting for what he described as their strong performance in fighting crime over

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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 – November 12, 2014

NHT Cash Splash. The National Housing Trust (NHT) will have to spend an additional $20 million to acquire chattels, intellectual property, script, and props from the Outameni Experience in Trelawny in order to operate the cultural attraction… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 16, 2014

Respect For All – New Commish Vows To Build Trust In Police. Dr Carl Williams yesterday took the reins as Jamaica’s 28th commissioner of police, vowing to increase the level of trust between the men and women under his charge and

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