6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 8, 2016

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  1. Cabinet Warning – Holness Declares Zero Tolerance Approach To Corruption Among Ministers. Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday sounded a warning to his new Cabinet that he would be taking a zero-tolerance approach to corruption among members of his administration… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. Fayval To Steer IMF Programme. Fayval Williams, the first-time member of parliament who sent the People’s National Party’s Andre Hylton packing in the February 25 general election, will spend much of her time at the Ministry of Finance ensuring that Jamaica’s programme with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) remains on track… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Pearnel To Take The Speaker’s Chair. At the age of 80, Pearnel Patro Charles believes he is up to the task to preside over what could sometimes be turbulent sittings of the House of Representatives… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Light To Be Shone On Violence Against Women. Jamaica AIDS Support for Life (JASL) will today (International Women’s Day) ramp up its new media campaign aimed at raising public awareness about the harsh realities of violence against women… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Panel To Discuss ‘Mining Investment Gold’. Marlon Nichols, founder of Cross Culture Ventures (CCV), is a young Jamaica-born venture capitalist. He is a co-founder and general partner of CCV, an early-stage venture capital firm with a focus on cultural investing (global trends and shifts in consumer behaviour)… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Humble Lion Vows To Take Case To CFU. Humble Lion Football Club and their president, Mike Henry, are up in arms with a recent Premier League Clubs Association (PLCA) ruling fining the club $25,000 and deducting three points… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com