6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 25, 2015

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  1. ‘Opposition Green With Envy’ – PM Says Labourites Jealous Of PNP’s Success With IMF Tests. Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller yesterday shot back at critics of her Government for saying her administration is passing tests administered by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) but failing the people’s test… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. A Depressing Speech. The Gleaner met with a group of students from Wolmer’s Boys’ and Girls’ schools yesterday as they reflected on what they had heard from Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller as she made her contribution to the Budget Debate… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Haughton Presided Over Nepotism At Hanover Parish Council – OCG. A special investigation conducted by the Office of the Contractor General (OCG) into the circumstances surrounding allegations of nepotism, conflicts of interest, irregularity and impropriety in the award of government contracts at the Hanover Parish Council has painted a damning picture of former Mayor of Lucea, Shernet Haughton… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Economy Projected To Grow By 1.6 Per Cent. The Jamaican economy is forecast to record a 1.6 per cent increase in real gross domestic product (GDP) for financial year 2015-2016… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Schools Ready For Final GSAT Preparations. With one day to go before the sitting of the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT), several schools will be employing a spiritual platform as an outlet for students to relax… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Boys Excite In 400m Excitement On Champs 2015’S Opening Day. Calabar’s Christopher Taylor teased the crowd and Class One quarter-milers Akeem Bloomfield, Twayne Crooks (Kingston College), Nathon Allen and Martin Manley (St Jago) confirmed what we already knew – Saturday’s final is going to be something special… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com