6 Things You Need To Know Today – June 22, 2016


  1. Battle Over NHT Funds Begins – Court Case Commences Over PNP’s Decision To Extract $46 Billion. Court case commences over PNP’s decision to extract $46 billion. The Supreme Court is today expected to begin hearing a legal challenge to the decision of…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Government Could Formally Demand Marketing Companies Help Cover $25 Million In Bad Gas Claims. The Jamaican Government could formally demand that marketing companies help cover the compensation claims for bad gas amounting to $25 million. A government source who asked not to be named has said…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. UTech Hosts Educational Tour Programme. The University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech) partnered with the University of Kentucky to create an educational tour package from May 13 to 22.The tour showcased not only Jamaica’s history and unique culture, but also highlighted Jamaica’s…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Samuels’ Century In Vain – Australia Beat West Indies By Six Wickets. Mitchell Marsh and Glenn Maxwell provided overdue contributions in the middle order to help Steven Smith guide Australia into the triangular series final with a six-wicket win over the West Indies at Bridgetown in Barbados last night…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Jamaica Public Service To Raise US$200m On Local Market. Power utility Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) will seek to raise US$201 million in the local market in what its chief financial officer, Dan Theoc, is describing as the largest offer of its kind in Jamaica. The offer, likely to be structured privately, translates to…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Tessanne, Day Light Up CFW Stage On Closing Night. Jamaica’s songbird Tessanne Chin brought the curtains down on a weekend of fashion as the 2016 staging of Pulse’s Caribbean Fashionweek came to a close…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com