6 Things You Need To Know Today: April 30, 2013


  1. IMF Deal’s Oversight Committee To Be Named This Week. The high-powered economic oversight committee which will monitor conditionalities under the pending International Monetary Fund (IMF) agreement will be named before the end of this week… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Persons Rush To Pay Property Tax On Time. There were longer-than-usual lines but relatively smooth operations at tax offices across the island yesterday as persons rushed to meet today’s property tax payment deadline… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Gov’t Has Failed To Deliver On Growth Agenda – Hill. Former investment banker Aubyn Hill says Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller’s contribution to the 2013-2014 Budget Debate this afternoon will be made against a measure of expectation that was not met in the last fiscal year… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Golden Vale Farmers Face Eviction. Some 600 residents, including farmers who are now occupying farm lands at Golden Vale in Portland for more than 50 years, are facing eviction… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Institutions Make Their CSEC Mark. When Meadowbrook High building technology teacher, Orville Heaven, fell ill in class and died, his students were burdened with sorrow… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Alpha Boys Reborn – Looks To Rebranding To Instil Pride, Outside Interest. Alpha Boys’ School has been around for some time now and many seem to take this for granted, the interest in the institution has waned… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com