6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 25, 2016

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  1. ‘Murders In Jamaica Higher Than In Hottest War Zone’. A reputable academic has suggested that the murder wave that has been making its way across Jamaica over the past decades is more devastating than the one-off terrorist attack of September 11, 2001 in the United States (US)… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. No Criminal Sanction For Misuse Of Campaign Funds. Politicians who misuse campaign donations will not be subjected to criminal prosecutions despite a call from two lawmakers in the Senate on Friday for persons who breach the law to face punitive sanctions… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Security Budget Faces Scrutiny From CaPRI, US Embassy. Jamaica’s national security budget will be put under the microscope today at a forum that is being jointly staged by the Caribbean Policy Research Institute (CaPRI) and the United States Embassy… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. MOCA Arrests Policemen In Drug Bust. The Major Organised Crime Anti-Corruption (MOCA) agency is probing an alleged drug deal which resulted in the arrest of two policemen and an ex-member of the police force, during an operation at the Norman Manley International Airport, Kingston, on Friday… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Underage Gaming On The Rise. A Caribbean study conducted by RISE Life Management Services has revealed an alarming figure, showing that many persons as young as 10 years old have had some involvement with gambling… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Calabar Excite At Inaugural Wint/McKenley Classic. There were brilliant performances on and off the track at Saturday’s historical Wint/McKenley Classic at Calabar High School… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com