6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 27, 2015

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  1. Cable Operators Get Three-Month Extension. Jamaica’s largest cable provider, Flow, plans to make full use of the three-month extension given yesterday to cable operators by the Broadcasting Commission of Jamaica (BCJ) to cease the illegal transmission of cable channels or regularise their licensing arrangements with United States cable content generators… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Don’t Expect Immediate Fix To Crime Woes. Professor Anthony Clayton, Alcan professor of the Institute of Sustainable Development, is warning that his recommendations in the Strategic Review of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) contain no quick fixes for the nation’s crime woes… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Vendors Got No Warning, Senior Cop Suggests To West Kgn Commission. A high-ranking member of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) has revealed that as members of the security forces took up positions in a section of the Coronation Market moments before their incursion into the west Kingston community of Tivoli Gardens he was not aware of any warning to vendors and civilians to evacuate the facility… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Police Federation Spent J$60 Million On Legal Fees Last Year. The Jamaica Police Federation yesterday revealed that it shelled out approxi-mately $60 million last year to assist with the legal fees of federation members who were hauled before the court to answer charges against them… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Many Rivers To Cross For Our Children Fundraising Dinner To Benefit CDA. More than 40,000 cases of child abuse have been reported to the Child Development Agency over the last five years… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. ‘It Wasn’t A Perfect Day’, Says Bolt After 200m Win In Ostrava. Usain Bolt cruised to victory in the 200 metres race at the Golden Spike meet yesterday, as the Jamaican star prepares for the World Championships after a season marred by injuries… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com