6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 10, 2016


  1. Cash Plus Payout … But Not For Investors. The State agency handling the liquidation of Cash Plus Limited, the unregulated investment scheme that went bankrupt nearly eight years ago, is in the process of paying out just under $50 million, but investors who lost billions of dollars will still have to wait…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Stripped – Operational Responsibilities Pulled From Senior Cops Ripped By Tivoli Commission Report. Two high-ranking members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) have been stripped of all operational responsibilities as a result of scathing criticisms from the West Kingston Commission of Enquiry about their conduct during the May 2010 police-military operations in Tivoli Gardens…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Knight-Wisdom Getting Ready To Dive Into Action. Yona Knight-Wisdom watched the London 2012 Olympic Games from his home in England and couldn’t help but feel a jolt of desire and excitement, as he witnessed the Jamaican influence on the event, with the island’s track-and-field stars again stealing the spotlight…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Medical Cannabis Expert For Jamaica Conference. Europe-based cannabis expert Davide Fortin will be a featured guest speaker at the inaugural CanEx Jamaica Conference, scheduled for Montego Bay Convention Centre on September 2. Fortin will present his views on cannabis and the medical policies that surround legalising the drug…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. BOJ Knew Structure Of Guardian Deal, Says NCB. National Commercial Bank Jamaica (NCB) said that its regulator, the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ), knew of the method it utilised to acquire a stake in Trinidad-based Guardian Holdings Limited (GHL)…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. ‘We’re Grateful She Was In Final’ – Swim Jamaica President Pours Out Support For Atkinson After Disappointing Placing. President of Swim Jamaica, Handel Lamey, says he remains extremely proud of two-time Olympic finalist Alia Atkinson, despite her eighth-place finish in the 100m breaststroke final at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on Monday night…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com