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Jamaican Football Legends

Jamaica has given birth to a number of talented athletes throughout the years, from track stars to equestrians. While our track stars get the lion’s share of the public’s attention and love, we also have a strong love affair with

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 8, 2014

Top Cop Dispute – Call For Overseas Police Commish Stirs Debate. A suggestion by one of the country’s most powerful private-sector lobbies that the search for the next police commissioner should extend beyond Jamaica’s borders has been met with consternation by

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 14, 2014

On Target – Transport Minister Says Goat Islands Project On Track – Draft Agreement To Go Before Cabinet Month End. Transport Minister Dr Omar Davies now has his hands on the framework agreement which Cabinet will use to determine whether to

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 10, 2013

Costly Cases – NSWMA Struggles To Settle $120m Wrongful Dismissal Lawsuits, Pay Elderly Employees. The National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) is struggling to find more than $100 million to pay scores of former employees who have brought successful cases of

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 7, 2013

Energised – 360MW Third-Ranked Bidder Questions OUR’s Due Diligence, Claims It Has Cash Ready For Bond. The Jamaican consortium still clinging to hopes that it will get the nod to build the island’s much needed 360-megawatt power plant has blasted local

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 12, 2013

‘Dangerous Slip-Up – MP’s ‘I Gave Out Work’ Remark Raises Eyebrows At Committee Meeting. Chairman of Parliament’s Public Administration and Appropriations Committee (PAAC) Edmund Bartlett yesterday described as “dangerous” committee member Richard Parchment’s statement that…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com ECJ Softens Stance

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – June 13, 2013

TRAPPED! IMF Rep Says Without Key Policy Changes, Jamaica Will Remain In Economic Rut. The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) outgoing senior resident representative in Jamaica, Dr Gene Leon, has warned that whether the country can claw its way from under the

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – June 11, 2013

Freeness – No-User-Fee Policy Worsening Poor Service – CaPRI Study. The quality of service in Jamaica’s public hospitals has got worse since the no-user-fee policy was introduced five years ago. It is now ineffective and inefficient, with nurses and doctors displaying

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – June 5, 2013

Jump In Gastro Cases Concerns Health Ministry. The Ministry of Health is reporting a spike in the number of reported cases of gastro-enteritis, especially in the Corporate Area… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com JTA Regulations Appear To Support Dixon. Questions are currently being

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – June 4, 2013

Williams To Focus On Getting Convictions. With the latest data from the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) showing an escalation in murders and other serious crimes across some of the traditional hot spots, newly minted head of the crime portfolio, Carl Williams,

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