6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 4, 2014

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  1. 100 Days To Kick-Off – Big Bucks To Get There. There is still time to stack up the dough – 100 days to be exact. Save all you can because it costs a pretty penny to attend the FIFA World Cup Finals in Brazil… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Reggae Boyz Disappointed – ‘We’ve Let Down Our Nation,’ Says Player After Team Misses World Cup. A number of Jamaica’s local-based players said they were very disheartened by the fact that the Reggae Boyz failed to qualify for this year’s FIFA World Cup tournament, which will be held in Brazil in June and July… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Gov’t Wants A Slice Of World Cup Cake – Tourism Ministry Targets Diaspora During Monthlong Tourney. While Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz will play no part in this summer’s World Cup, state minister in the Ministry of Tourism and Entertainment, Damion Crawford, says there are plans to provide entertainment for visitors to the island during the period… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Boston Professor Travels To Jamaica For Study On Microfinancing. Jamaica will be the focus of microfinancing observation and study by Professor Dennis Shaugnessy of Northeastern University in Boston, United States, who arrived in the island on Sunday… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. JSE Continues To Sink. Stock market investors showed preference for manufacturing stocks, four of which topped the list of equities which gained value in the December quarter… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Jamaica Cruise To Seven-Wicket Win. Former champions Jamaica recorded their first win of the 2014 WICB Four-Day Championship season after scoring a seven-wicket win over Guyana at Sabina Park yesterday… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com