6 Things You Need to Know Today: April 25, 2013

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  1. Change A Coming – Energy Minister Says Positive Move To Reduce Electricity Rates On The Horizon. There appears to a flicker of light emerging at the end of the proverbial tunnel that had for long been darkened by protracted uncertainty over the future of the energy sector… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. ‘Let’s Go Get These Bad Guys’ – US Sets Eyes On Scammers. United States (US) authorities hurried to serve a stern warning yesterday that they would be relentless in their pursuit of convicted Jamaican lottery scammers after receiving the clearest of indications from their Jamaican counterparts that they would be extradited to that country to face the full brunt of the law… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Tivoli Residents Call On PM To ‘Have A Heart’. From watching her son cut down by bullets to her own desperate struggle to survive a gunshot wound, Adina Darby’s recollection of her ordeal during the 2010 Tivoli Gardens incursion by members of the security forces elicited tears and gasps of astonishment from her counterparts… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Media Association Joins PAJ’s Call For Greater Access To Public Officials. The Media Association Jamaica (MAJ) is applauding the Press Association of Jamaica’s (PAJ) decision to meet with Minister with Responsibility for Information Sandrea Falconer today to address issues of accessibility to Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Nicholson To Address Jamaican Travel Across CARICOM. Declaring that Jamaica is by no means satisfied with how the free movement of nationals across the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) region is being facilitated, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade AJ Nicholson has announced that the Government is gearing up to take the matter to the highest level of the CARICOM secretariat for discussions… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Williams Contemplated Running For Jamaica. The 2012 World Junior Championships 200m gold medallist, Delano Williams, has revealed that he has contemplated representing Jamaica at the senior level… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com