6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 16, 2016

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  1. Holness Open House – JLP Leader Says He Funded Beverly Hills Home – From Savings, Salary, Suppliers’ Credit And Loans. Opposition Leader Andrew Holness has provided details on the funding of his multimillion-dollar house in Beverly Hills, St Andrew, in an attempt to respond to a smear campaign he says the People’s National Party (PNP) is waging against him in the lead-up to the February 25 general election… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. Holness Puts Phillips In Firing Line Over FINSAC. Jamaica Labour Party leader Andrew Holness, last night fired back at People’s National Party (PNP) campaign director Peter Phillips for launching a “smear campaign” against him and “politicising his personal affairs” with “innuendoes of illicit funding”… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Tivoli Resident Had Side Of Face Blown Off During Operation. Government pathologist Dr Rajendra Prasad Kadiyala says a Tivoli Gardens man who was killed during the 2010 police-military operation in his west Kingston community had the right side of his face “blown away”… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. FBI Completes Three-Day Post-Blast Course In Ja. United States Ambassador to Jamaica Luis G. Moreno recently indicated that despite not having any major terrorist activities in Jamaica and the Caribbean, the region still needs to be adequately prepared to respond to and properly investigate any such cases… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Parchmnent Working Hard To Secure Gold In Rio. Despite the “unpredictable” and highly technical nature of the 110-metre hurdles, 25-year-old Hansle Parchment believes he has enough experience and confidence to upstage his main rivals and win Jamaica’s’ first-ever gold in this event at this year’s Rio Olympics in Brazil… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Morgan Heritage Wins First Grammy After 2o Years. Reggae band Morgan Heritage has won its first Grammy Award after more than two decades of doing music… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com