6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 27, 2015

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  1. 150 Years After The Morant Bay Rebellion … St Thomas Begs For Development. Legend has it that after the Morant Bay Rebellion in 1865, Queen Victoria, in anger, broke her pen and uttered the words “those rebels, let them suffer”… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. June 1 Preliminary Hearing For Cops In Mario Deane Beating. The case against the three police officers facing multiple charges arising from last August’s beating death of Mario Deane has been deferred until June 1… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Health System Facing Death Sentence – Malahoo Forte. Marlene Malahoo Forte, opposition spokesperson for health, has declared that Jamaica’s public health system is in far worse condition than has been depicted by recent media reports… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Millions Set Aside In Budget Or Sanitary Upgrades. A total of $76.5 million is to be spent this year on upgrading the sanitary facilities of several schools… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Four Newcomers For Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz Football Squad. Four overseas-based newcomers have been invited by national football coach Winfried Schaefer to join the Reggae Boyz squad for upcoming friendly matches… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Grounation Ends On High Note. Jamaica’s present and past were powerfully linked by words, music and song in the Institute of Jamaica’s (IOJ) lecture hall last Sunday. The last of four Black History Month Grounation presentations made a poignant connection, stretching back to the slave-trading era… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com