6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 24, 2014

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  1. ‘Draconian Law’ – Shaw Seethes As Tax Bill Threatens Seizure Of Debtors’ Property. Personal, intellectual and real properties such as financial instruments, music catalogues and land, as well as other kinds of intangibles owned by tax debtors, could be quickly transferred to the state following amendments to the Tax Collection Act… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Ellington, Bent For Al Miller Trial. Outgoing Police Commissioner Owen Ellington and one of his former deputies, Jevene Bent, are to appear in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court today for the trial of popular pastor the Reverend Merrick ‘Al’ Miller… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Key Police Units To Support Single Anti-Corruption Body. The single anti-corruption agency that the Government is taking steps to establish, in an effort to promote and strengthen measures for the prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution of acts of corruption, is to receive investigatory support from two key agencies within the police force… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. NCU Moves To Harvest Water From Air. It has been approximately 11 weeks since Mandeville has received any rain, and with water sources gradually depleting, there is a cause for concern. It is for this reason that the Northern Caribbean University (NCU) has secured a machine that harvests water from the air… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Investors Believe In Jamaican Talent, Says US Consultant. American entertainment business consultant Horace Madison, says Jamaica has a wealth of talent but lacks investment and structure. Madison was recently invited to Jamaica by JAMPRO, with the aim of building relationships for investment and export of Jamaica’s creative industry… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Sunshine Girls Aim For Emphatic Start. Sunshine Girls shooting ace, Romelda Aiken, reports that her team-mates can hardly wait to get their Commonwealth Games campaign under way today, as they look to signal their intentions against minnows St Lucia (18th ranked)… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com