6 Things You Need To Know Today – June 12, 2015

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  1. Wealthy In Fear Because Of Crime Rate, Study Shows. Professor of Political Sociology and Director of the Institute of Criminal Justice and Security Anthony Harriott has called on policymakers to take note of a study that found that persons of wealthy means are expressing higher levels of fear of the crime rate than other sectors of society… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. Shanique Myrie Applies To Represent The PNP In Parish Council Elections. Shanique Myrie, the Jamaican woman who beat Barbados in a free-movement court case, is seeking to enter political representation in the Corporate Area… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. IMF Says Programme Not Causing Poverty In Jamaica. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is disputing that there is a correlation between the Jamaica’s program with the Fund and increase in poverty rates in the country… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Not Much To Fear In St Ann. Some residents and officials in St Ann are not overly concerned about rising river levels in the advent of heavy showers… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Jamaica Hedges Oil Bill In US$20m Deal With Citibank. Jamaica has purchased hedging contracts from coun-terparty Citibank NA, covering six million barrels of oil imports over a period of 15 months dating from June 2015… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Spencer Wins, VCB Second. Only two Jamaicans took part in the 50th edition of the ExxonMobil Bislett Games, which made up a segment of the IAAF Diamond League series in Oslo yesterday, but the athletes still shone brightly… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com