6 Things You Need To Know Today – June 10, 2015

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  1. Lawmaker Questions JLP Leader’s Holding Money For Seven Years. At least one lawmaker who is a member of the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) Committee of Parliament has come out swinging against Opposition Leader Andrew Holness for accumulating $8.8 million in CDF funds over seven years before taking steps to implement a zinc fence removal project in his constituency… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. Jamaican Government To Sue For Damage To Road Furnishings. Motorists who crash their vehicles into road furnishings such as guard rails and signs will be forced to pay, through their insurance companies, for their repair or replacement as the cash-strapped Government looks at ways to reduce its expenditure in these areas… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Electoral Commission Of Jamaica Putting Portmore’s Boundary Issues To Rest. After prevailing in a court battle, the Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ) will be attempting to put to rest the unresolved issue revolving around boundaries in two divisions of the Portmore municipality… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. How Unemployment Affects The Economy. The dynamics of employment in Jamaica change from year to year, increasing in sectors where production/output is increasing and decreasing in sectors where output is falling, assuming all other things equal… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Serbian Court Hands Ffriend Retrial – Judge Dismisses Initial Verdict Against Jamaican Basketballer. A Serbian Appeals Court has ordered a retrial of the vehicular manslaughter case against Jamaican basketball player, Kimani Ffriend, citing mistakes made by the judge who heard the initial trial, which concluded last year with the Jamaican getting a three-year sentence… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Grammy Museum Affiliate Opens Marley Exhibition. Just over a year after being named as the second affiliate of the Grammy Museum, The Woody Guthrie Centre in Tulsa, Oklahoma, has opened a Bob Marley exhibition… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com