6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 26, 2015


  1. Revoked! Senior Cops Lose US Visas. Two high-ranking police officers have reportedly joined the list of members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) whose visas have been revoked by the United States government… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. JLP Chairman Rips Babsy For Misleading Party Members. Chairman of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Robert Montague yesterday launched a broadside on veteran member Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange, as a move to muzzle party members went awry in the aftermath of the decision by its leader Andrew Holness to appeal a ruling by the Constitutional Court… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Huge Cocaine Seizure At Kingston Wharves. Local law-enforcement netted a big catch on Monday when they made the largest cocaine seizure to date this year, after 114 kilograms (251.327 pounds) of cocaine were prevented from departing Jamaica’s shores… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. IMF Test Number 7 Out Of The Way. Jamaica is in line to draw down SDR28.32 million (special drawing rights) or US$40 million following the just-concluded seventh quarterly review of the country’s performance under the extended fund facility (EFF)… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Cash Splash On Devon House. Taxpayers are being called upon to provide $30 million to offset the operations of Devon House Company Limited in the 2015/2016 fiscal year despite the entity projecting to make $91.1 million in gross profit by end of March… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Fired-Up West Indies Target South Africa In World Cup Cricket. A buoyant West Indies will try to defy a run of recent poor results and extend their winning streak when they take on South Africa in another crucial Group B match in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket World Cup tonight at 10:30 p.m. at the Sydney Cricket Ground… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com