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

Clinics Under Gun – MoBay Violence Putting Pressure On Public Health Facilities But Cornwall Regional Coping. The rampant, violent criminality in Montego Bay, St James, is squeezing the lifeblood out of the public health system in the parish, but…Read more at

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – June 24, 2016

Vote Against Deportation – Diplomat Urges Caribbean-Americans To Look To Democrats For Immigration Reform. In the wake of a split decision yesterday by the United States Supreme Court blocking US President Barack Obama’s immigration plan, which sought to…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

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

Seventh H1N1 Death Confirmed. There has been another H1N1 death. Health Minister, Dr Christopher Tufton confirmed the death today. This brings the number of influenza A (H1N1) virus related deaths to seven. The Ministry of Health is to issue a detailed update tomorrow, which

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 3, 2015

Private Sector Calls For Accountability Over Dead Babies. Two of the country’s leading private-sector organisations are demanding greater accountability for the tragic deaths of 19 premature babies, after they were infected during a bacterial outbreak at two of Jamaica’s major public

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Jamaica Then & Now – The BOJ Complex And Scotia Centre Under Construction

In celebration of Heritage Month, we will be sharing some ‘then and now’ photos of well-known spots in Jamaica in our Flashback Friday series. We kick things off with a very recognisable spot in the downtown Kingston area. Then – 1972

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 7, 2015

Heroes Circle Crab Vendors’ Stalls Demolished As The City Continues Its Spruce-Up For Obama. As preparation heightens for the arrival of United States President Barack Obama tomorrow, crab vendors who had become a fixture at the southern section of National Heroes

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

Munroe Wants Outside Help To Nail Tax Dodgers. Executive Director of the National Integrity Action (NIA), Professor Trevor Munroe, has called on Jamaica’s international development partners to pressure the Government into passing tough laws to crack down on large companies that

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

Students Pay Tribute At The Reverend Glen Archer’s Funeral. Whenever Khadine Blake feels like giving up, she looks at the ring she got for being a member of Ardenne High’s Schools’ Challenge Quiz team in 2009 – a team coached by

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 23, 2015

Buy Your Own Oil – Put Up Or Shut Up, PCJ Tells Private Sector. Christopher Cargill, chairman of Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica, yesterday challenged the private sector to put up or shut up, if it is dissatisfied with the way the

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 3, 2014

PM Plays Catch-Up. Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller said yesterday that the board of the National Housing Trust (NHT) has been instructed to keep her posted regarding developments at the cash-rich public body… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Lesbians Targeted By Men

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