6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 28, 2015

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  1. Gov’t Weighs FIFA Impact – Sports Minister To Meet With Local Football Officials. Minister with responsibility for sports Natalie Neita-Headley has indicated she will be looking to meet with the hierarchy of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) as soon as the opportunity presents itself, as the Government seeks to weigh the impact of the latest FIFA scandal on Jamaica’s football programme… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. Jamaica Has Failed Tivoli – Hinds. The Jamaican society has failed the residents of Tivoli Gardens in west Kingston. That was the sobering admission yesterday by Deputy Com-missioner of Police Glenmore Hinds as he testified before the West Kingston Commission of Enquiry… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Big Copyright Protection – Bill Seeks Preservation Of Intellectual Property For Up To 95 Years. The House of Representatives has commenced debate on a bill which is intended to preserve the copyrights of owners of intellect property for up to 95 years… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Phillips Warns Against Equal Distribution Of Funds To Councillors. Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillips has strongly warned against a proposal from opposition Member of Parliament (MP) Karl Samuda for parish councillors to get a prescribed, equal allocation of funds to do work in their divisions… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Food, Energy Prices Climb In May. Yellow yam might be more affordable now than it was a month ago, depending on where it is bought, but overall prices on vegetables and starchy foods leaving through the farm gate jumped this month, according to data published by the Jamaica Agricultural Marketing Information System… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Jamaicans Aim To Upset Applecart In 200m At Prefontaine. Undoubtedly, Justin Gatlin is the hottest sprinting product among all males this year and the American will be hoping for another fast run when he competes in the men’s 200 metres on Saturday at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, Oregon… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com