6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 22, 2016

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  1. No Shortage Of H1N1 Medication – De La Haye. A suggestion that Suzanna Roye, the 50-year-old doctor who reportedly died from complications related to the H1N1 virus, succumbed as a result of a lack of availability of the medication used to treat the illness, is being rebuffed by Chief Medical Officer Dr Winston De la Haye… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Three Seats To Watch On Election Day – Candidate Quality, Party Performance Key In Deciding Marginal Constituencies. Political observers are all agreed that the results in 12 to 16 seats could determine which party gets the nod to form the government after the votes are counted on Thursday… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Judge Orders ‘Death Squad’ Cops Personnel Records Turned Over. A High Court judge has ordered Police Commissioner Dr Carl Williams to hand over to the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) the personnel records of all the policemen now facing criminal charges for allegedly being part of so-called ‘death squads’… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Red Stripe’s Return Two Years In The Making. Chairman of Red Stripe Richard Byles said it took two years to take back the production of Red Stripe beer for the international market to Jamaica. He said this happened due to several factors… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Boston Jerk Centre Allowed To Reopen. The Portland Health Department yesterday authorised the reopening of the Boston Jerk Centre in Portland… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. ‘Talents Have To Be Harnessed’ – Patterson Says U-19 World Cup Victory Could Signal New Beginning For West Indies. One of the region’s foremost cricket students, P.J. Patterson, said the success of the Under-19 team at the recent World Cup offers hope for a revival in West Indies cricket… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com