6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 29, 2016

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  1. IMF Necessary – Lee Chin Endorses Institution’s Squeeze, While Eyeing Economic Growth. Declaring that he has always lived the impossible dream, new growth tsar Michael Lee Chin yesterday endorsed strictures of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) even as he solicited a pledge of partnership from Jamaicans on the path to sustained economic growth… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. Father Of Slain MoBay Three-Year-Old Girl Found Dead. Fourteen hours after he surrendered to the police, Rousevelt ‘Timmy’ Thomas, the St James man who is the main suspect in the death of his three-year-old daughter, Lashaunie Thomas, is back on the run after allegedly escaping from the Barnett Street Police Station, where he was being questioned by detectives… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Floyd Morris And Clyde Williams Clash, PNP Election Post Mortem Report By May 9. Former chairman of the People’s National Party (PNP) human rights commission Clyde Williams has lashed his fellow Comrade Floyd Morris for an “outdated and outmoded” style of handling internal issues that he claims got the party “kicked out of office”… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. More Money To Fight ZIKV – ACP Council Approves Funding. As the Zika virus (ZIKV) continues to rapidly spread across the world, the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Council of Ministers has agreed to the allocation of more funding to help fight the mosquito-borne virus… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Holness Meets Commonwealth Sec Gen. Youth, employment and wealth creation and corruption were among critical issues raised by Prime Minister Andrew Holness when he met with new Commonwealth secretary general Baroness Patricia Scotland on Tuesday… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Love Breaks Discus Record At Penn Relays. Excelsior High’s Shanice Love fought off cool and rainy conditions on the opening day of the 2016 Penn Relays to break her own national junior record and the meet mark in the girls’ discus throw… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com