6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 23, 2015

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  1. Full Probe Now Under Way To Unearth Source Of Bad Gas. The Bureau of Standards Jamaica (BSJ) and the state-owned Petrojam oil refinery yesterday started a major probe into allegations of substandard gas that has been distributed by petrol stations across the country, leaving some motorists incensed as they dig deep into their pockets to repair damaged vehicles… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. Two Policemen Shot Dead, Civilian Injured. Commanding officer for the St Thomas Police Division Deputy Superintendent Charmaine Shand yesterday confirmed that two policemen are now dead following a shooting incident that took place in Yallahs, St Thomas… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Cops Seek Two Men In Notice Shooting. Police investigators probing the shooting of former Spanish Town Mayor Dr Raymoth Notice revealed late yesterday that they were searching for “at least two other men” who they believe can assist their investigation… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Merchants Hopeful For Bumper Shopping This Christmas. At this time last year, retailers were lamenting slow sales for what was usually a busy shopping period. This year, depending on where the business is located in the country, there are slight improvements, with the hope of a bumper crowd by the time Christmas Day comes around in a day’s time. Or the season is limping, but there could be a surge in the next couple of hours… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Welcome To Christmas! – Downtown Feeling The Spirit Of The Holiday. With just a day remaining before Christmas, downtown Kingston was a beehive of activities yesterday – from the handcart man to the store operators, from buses unloading to vendors yelling and shoppers trying to bargain… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Work Permit Keeps MoBay United Coach On Sidelines. Brazilian Leonardo Neiva is yet to officially take up duties as head coach at the western Jamaica Premier League outfit Montego Bay United Football Club because he is yet to receive a work permit… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com