6 Things You Need To Know Today – June 18, 2015

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  1. Students Who Missed GSAT To Receive Remedial Attention. The Ministry of Education has indicated that the more than 800 students who did not turn up to sit the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) will receive special intervention… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. Coke Companion Fumes Over ‘Harassment’ By Police. A day after she was again listed as a person-of-interest by the Kingston Western Police, Deborah Golding, the longtime companion of drug kingpin Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke, lashed out at the police, complaining that their actions amount to harassment… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Still No Documentary Evidence To Support $100m Spending At NSWMA. Arguing that approximately 200 underaged girls become pregnant each year for adult men, National Security Minister Peter Bunting said on Tuesday that the Government will be seeking to get the DNA bill in the hands of law-enforcement officers within the shortest possible time… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Gov’t Won’t Procrastinate With DNA Bill. Arguing that approximately 200 underaged girls become pregnant each year for adult men, National Security Minister Peter Bunting said on Tuesday that the Government will be seeking to get the DNA bill in the hands of law-enforcement officers within the shortest possible time… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Governor General Heaps Praises On Children’s Advocacy Groups. Jamaica’s Governor General (GG), Sir Patrick Allen has lauded the work of several public agencies which are involved in protecting the rights of the nation’s children and has appealed to civil society and religious organisations to intensify their campaign to protect the minors… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. SVL Pumps More Into National Champs… Organisers Tease With Possible Appearance By Bolt. Having done and seen it from all four corners of the globe, six-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt could return to his backyard for inspiration, amid early-season-form worries… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com