6 Things You Need To Know Today – June 17, 2013

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  1. ‘Tap Small Investments’ – Mascoll Stresses Focus On More Than Just Millionaire. Phillip Mascoll, an executive member of the Jamaican Diaspora Canada Foundation, has called for the Government to allow for an egalitarian approach to investment as it seeks to woo the diaspora… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Diaspora Bond Faces Roadblock. Plans by the Jamaican Government to tap the vast resources of its diaspora through the floating of a bond to fund development projects across the island have hit a snag, the Government has revealed… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Jamaica Must Focus More On Health Tourism – Mascoll. Health tourism is one of the most important yet overlooked areas that Jamaica needs to place greater focus on, says Phillip Mascoll, executive member of the Jamaican Diaspora Canada Foundation… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Bicknell Bribery Case – Second Statement Given Under Duress. Police Sergeant Jubert Llewellyn, the star witness in the bribery trial of Senior Superintendent James Forbes and businessman Bruce Bicknell on Thursday told the court that the second statement he gave to investigators was extracted under duress… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Cops On Corruption Charge For Court Tomorrow. Three members of the constabulary are scheduled to appear in the Spanish Town Resident Magistrate’s Court tomorrow, after they were charged for breaches against the Corruption Prevention last Saturday afternoon by investigators attached to the Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB)… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Hall, Simpson Want To Coach Reggae Boyz. Two of the heroes from Jamaica’s lone voyage to the World Cup Finals, France ’98, are putting themselves forward to fill the vacant post of head coach of the national senior team, following the resignation of Theodore Whitmore last week Wednesday morning… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com