6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 11, 2016

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  1. Expo Jamaica 2016 To Generate Big Bucks. The most conservative estimates are indicating that Expo Jamaica 2016, where the island’s products will be put on show for the world, will generate no less than $300 million in economic activity over its four-day staging, starting Thursday… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. ‘Teething Pains’ At Customs – JMA Says There Are Major Problems With Newly Installed Data System. The Jamaica Manufacturers’ Association (JMA) has disclosed that it has been receiving numerous complaints about the Automatic System for Customs Data (ASYCUDA) that is currently being rolled out by the Jamaica Customs Agency… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Bartlett Unveils Five Pillars For Tourism Growth. New markets, new products and investments, the building of new partnerships, and the renewal of human capital make up the five pillars for double-digit tourism growth as outlined by tourism minister Edmund Bartlett over the weekend… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Study Says Jamaicans Hate Gays But Believe In Conversion. Gays in Jamaica can expect to face increased levels of ‘hate or rejection’, although many of the people who hate their lifestyle believe they can be ‘fixed’ through a conversion process… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. National Agri Summit Brings Attention To Farmers’ Month Activities. The second National Agricultural Production and Food Security Summit is among the activities being organised by the Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS) to commemorate Farmers’ Month 2016 during April… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Advantage Humble Lion. Humble Lion made home advantage count yesterday when they edged Portmore United 2-1 at the Effortville Community Centre in their first-leg Red Stripe Premier League semi-final… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com