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6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 15, 2016

Gov’t Eyes Taxes – GCT, SCT Projected To Pull In Bulk Of Increased Revenue. Jamaicans could see an increase in general consumption tax (GCT) and or be required to pay taxes on items now zero rated as the Andrew Holness administration

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 14, 2016

US Report Blasts Ja’s ‘Dysfunctional’ Justice System – Government Agrees With Findings. A second major United States government report in two months has highlighted weaknesses in Jamaica’s judicial system that “obstruct access to justice for victims of crime and their families

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 4, 2016

‘No Margin For Error’ – PM Holness Appeals For Bipartisan Cooperation For Good Of Country. Acknowledging that the razor-thin majority of his administration will mean no easy cruise, Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday extended the hand of partnership to the Opposition

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 15, 2014

Portia Warns In-House Critics. Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has reportedly taken members of her own political party to task for criticisms levelled at the Government and the board of the National Housing Trust (NHT) over the controversial Outameni deal… Read

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 5, 2014

Outameni, One Mess – Questions Mount Over NHT’s Purchase Of Trelawny Attraction. The purchase by the National Housing Trust (NHT) of Outameni Tours and Entertainment Projects, located in Cooper’s Pen, near Falmouth, Trelawny, emerged out of a political decision made in

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 22, 2014

Ja Not Ebola-Ready: Manchester Patient Who Sparked Virus Fears Lashes Government On Preparedness. The Nigerian man who set off alarm bells at the Mandeville Regional Hospital in Manchester last Saturday, after medical personnel there mistakenly thought he was displaying symptoms of

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6 Things You Need To Know Today : March 27, 2013

Go After Them! Government To Sue Teachers For Broken Bonds. THE ATTORNEY General’s Department is reportedly preparing documents to serve lawsuits on more than 200 teachers who have broken their bond arrangement and collectively owe the Government more than $400 million…read

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