6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 25, 2015

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  1. Legacy Secured: Fraser-Pryce, Legend. Six World Championships and two Olympic gold medals in addition to four silver medals split evenly between the two events, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has been laying the blocks to her legacy and establishing herself among the greatest ever… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. Straight Fight For Central Jamaica Seats. Having won 10 of the 18 constituencies in Clarendon and St Catherine, the political machine designed to organise the People’s National Party (PNP) in those southeastern parishes is taking aim at capturing two additional parliamentary seats in the next general election… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Innocent Defendants Could Face Financial Ruin Under POCA – Judge. A high Court judge has taken issue with the process used by Jamaican law-enforcement authorities to restrain properties believed to be the proceeds of criminal activities, warning that it could leave an innocent person in financial ruin and without the resources to fight the allegations… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. ECJ Wants National Registration System – Relies On Obituaries In The Media To Purge The Voters’ List Of Dead People. The Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ) yesterday revealed that it relies on obituaries published in the media to purge the voters’ list of dead people… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Jamaica Still Not Export Competitive – Hylton. Jamaica still has a long way to become export competitive on the global market, Anthony Hylton, Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce admitted last week at the launch of the 2015-2019 phase of the National Export Strategy held at the Terra Nova All-Suites Hotel, St Andrew… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Ralph Thomas Heads To Washington. The former Mona School of Business and Management senior teaching fellow replaces Stephen Vasciannie, whose three-year contract ended July 17… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com