6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 20, 2016

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  1. Put Youths To Work – Green Urges Businesses To Take On More NYS Summer Interns. Floyd Green, state minister in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, is calling for the private sector to assist the National Youth Service (NYS) in meeting a target of placing 6,000 young people in summer jobs… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. Nowhere To Hide – IRS Official Warns That Ill-Gotten Wealth Will Be Seized From Anywhere In World. A top American Internal Revenue Service (IRS) official has issued a stern warning to criminals and criminal organisations that are seeking to move their ill-gotten wealth from the United States (US) to Jamaica and other countries in the Caribbean… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. PNP Not Being Hard On Gov’t – Simpson Miller. Opposition Leader Portia Simpson Miller is claiming that her People’s National Party (PNP) is not being “hard” on the one-month-old Andrew Holness administration, which is coming under increasing pressure over whether it can fulfil its anti-austerity mix of election promises… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. More Delays To Hit Roll Out Of National ID System, Budget Jumps 100%. There is to be a further extension in the development of the National Identification System (NIDS), which has seen its budget increased by 100 per cent to $107.8 million… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Port Authority To Spend $2.8b On BPO. The Port authority of Jamaica (PAJ) plans to invest in call-centre facilities in Portmore and Montego Bay costing more than $2.8 billion… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Dollars ‘FLOW’ For Penn Relays – Telecoms Giant Dials In $4,030,000 Package For High Schools, Tertiary Institutions. Long-time sponsor FLOW Foundation increased its sponsorship package to 28 high schools, colleges and university teams heading to the upcoming Penn Relays, which will be held at the University of Pennsylvania in the United States… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com