6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 30, 2014


  1. Buyers, Beware – Cops Getting Tough On Stolen Car Purchasers. Armed with information that criminals, some with ties to the country’s most feared gangs, are raking in millions of dollars from the sale of stolen motor vehicles, the police have signalled that they intend to get tough on persons who are purchasing these vehicles… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. PSOJ, Petrojam To Discuss Fuel Pricing. The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) has accepted an invitation from Petrojam to have the state-run oil refinery explain aspects of the formula it uses to calculate the weekly price points for the sale of different grades of fuel to the motoring public… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Looking Back/Forward – OCR Reiterates Commitment To The Care And Protection Of Jamaica’s Children. The care and protection of Jamaica’s children is everybody’s business and cannot be fully achieved without the collaborative efforts of all stakeholders, including those in the home, school, community, church, private and public sector… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. JGRA Still Angry, RUBiS Welcomes FTC. The Jamaica Gasolene Retailers Association (JGRA) has dismissed claims by RUBiS that it has been and continues to be fully transparent with its business practices, accusing the French-based petroleum marketing company of “conducting business without conscience”… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Income Tax Threshold Increases Thursday. An increase in the income tax threshold is to take effect on January 1, moving tax-free income from $507,312 per annum to $557,232 per annum… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Green Light – National Stadium Lighting Gets CONCACAF Approval For U20 Championship. The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Associations of Football (CONCACAF) has approved the lights at the National Stadium in order for Jamaica to host the regional Under-20 Championship from January 9-24… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com