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

JDF Warning – INDECOM Search Warrant Too Risky, Solicitor General Tells Court. The nation’s solicitor general, Nicole Foster-Pusey, is warning that granting the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) a warrant to search the army’s Up Park Camp headquarters could shake international

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 31, 2016

Lottery Scam Takes Massive Hit – Nineteen, Including Cop, Taken Into Custody. The infamous lottery scam took a massive hit yesterday, with 19 people, including a policeman and seven women, taken into custody and more than $1.8 million in Jamaican currency

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

National Housing Trust’s $2 Billion Of Investments In Limbo. Auditor General Pamela Monroe Ellis has revealed that investments by the National Housing Trust (NHT) totalling $2 billion in three major projects have failed to produce any returns after periods spanning five

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Industry Update: Sugar Industry Still Important

Over the years Jamaica’s sugar industry has declined in importance. Once upon time it was almost totally responsible for the generation of Jamaica’s national income, employment and export earnings. The sugar industry however, remains the largest single employer of labour

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 28, 2014

Make Portmore A Parish – Holness. Opposition Leader Andrew Holness has called for Portmore to be made Jamaica’s 15th parish… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com ‘Stop Locking Up Persons For Ganja’. Professor Archibald McDonald, principal of the University of the West Indies (UWI),

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 27, 2014

Let’s Make Movies! St Thomas Film Lot Reels In Funding. A partner in the United States-based entity that is poised to break ground near Morant Bay, St Thomas, for the construction of a film lot at the site of the old

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 20, 2014

St Thomas Whiz-Kid’s Hands Not Tied By Disability. The teenage years can be a minefield, with the pressures of trying to navigate school, peer pressure, figuring out what career path to choose, cultivating friendships and developing good self-esteem… Read more at

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