6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 7, 2015

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  1. Judgement Day In JLP – Holness’ Stewardship Focus At Caucus. The parliamentary group of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) is scheduled to go into caucus today, a session in which the future of the party and the leadership of Andrew Holness are expected to be examined… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. More Than 150 Jamaicans To Receive National Honours. Having the names of two Baptist missionaries, Reverend Burchell Knibb Taylor, believes he could not have escaped pastoral work… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. More Loans For Jamaica, Finance Minister Says ‘Timely’. The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a loan of $130 million for Jamaica, to strengthen the country’s structural programme for economic growth… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Drought Affecting Lives Across Caribbean. The fact that there was no water coming from the face-basin tap on Tuesday did not faze Pamella Thomas. After all, experiencing severe drought conditions was nothing new for her. The reality for Thomas, however, was that she was in fact in a hotel in Jamaica, far removed from home… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Dreams Of An August Town Rebirth. I will not be caught dead in that place’, ‘Dat deh place dung deh soh, no sah’, ‘It too volatile, no way’ and ‘Anything can happen, just so, and yuh dead’ are some of the utterances you might have heard about August Town, situated in eastern St Andrew… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. JAAA To Stage 10-Day Camp In Japan. Jamaica’s team to the IAAF World Championships will stage a ten-day training camp in Tottori Prefecture in Southern Japan, before travelling to Beijing, China, for the August 22-30 meet… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com