6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 25, 2015


  1. New Law To Allow Government To Sell Delinquent Taxpayers’ Property. It will soon take just a few years of delinquency in the payment of property taxes to cause landowners to lose their property if legislation tabled in Parliament yesterday is approved… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. Andrew Holness Files A Surprise In Court. Leader of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Andrew Holness has filed an appeal challenging the Constitutional Court’s ruling that he gave himself power when he used undated, pre-signed resignation letters to remove two senators… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. 14 Chik-V-Related Death Notifications, Reports Health Ministry. There have been 14 notifications of chikungunya (chik-V)-related deaths to the Ministry of Health. Two were confirmed positive, one confirmed negative, and the others remain under investigation… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Ganja Law Passed By The House Of Representatives. Despite expressions of caution by a few legislators about the deleterious effects of smoking marijuana, members of the House of Representatives yesterday passed the Dangerous Drugs (Amendment) Act 2015 without amendment… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Governor General Signals Active Parliamentary Year In Jamaica. Several key pieces of legislation, aimed at enhancing and improving Jamaica’s national security and justice systems, are included on the legislative agenda for the new 2015-16 parliamentary year… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Chris Gayle Says Fans Inspired World Cup Record. Chris Gayle says he was bombarded with an unprecedented amount of pressure from fans before his multiple record-breaking performance against Zimbabwe in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket World Cup yesterday… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com