6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 14, 2016

Patrick Wright, finance and planning executive at the Administrator General’s Department
Patrick Wright, finance and planning executive at the Administrator General’s Department
  1. Dead Leave Billions – No Wills Forces Gov’t Dep’t To Manage Massive Portfolio Of Cash, Assets. The Administrator General’s Department (AGD), which manages the estates of Jamaicans who die without making a will and where minor children are involved, has revealed that it is…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Strapped For Cash – OCG Appealing For Increased Allocation. One of Jamaica’s most hard-hitting commissions of Parliament – the Office of the Contractor General (OCG) – is reportedly struggling to keep its daily operations going…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Families March For Peace. It was a large sea of faces on Sunday evening at the May Pen town square in Clarendon, where the 10,000 Men and Families March culminated. The march, which was sponsored by…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Top Junior Athletes Depart For Poland Today. Following a very successful six-day training camp, which came to an end on Monday at the G. C. Foster College for Sports and Physical Education, the country’s top junior athletes will…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Court Ruling Opens Door To More GM Ignition Switch Lawsuits. A federal appeals court has decided that people injured in crashes caused by faulty General Motors Company ignition switches can sue the company even if they were hurt before GM’s 2009 bankruptcy filing…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Tribute To The Greats Into Post-Pioneer Generation – 19th Staging At Curphey Place On July 30. As Tribute to the Greats is an awards show honouring Jamaica’s often-unheralded music pioneers, it is expected that there will be…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com