6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 8, 2015

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  1. Dudus’ Millions Seized – Gov’t Takes Hold Of $35m From Two Bank Accounts. Jamaican investigators have taken possession of a little over US$300,000 or approximately J$35 million belonging to drug kingpin Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke and are on the hunt for more… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. Scammer Convicted In US. A 25-year-old Jamaican man was convicted yesterday for his role in a Jamaican lottery scam that authorities say cost victims around the country millions of dollars… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. EOJ Gets Ready As Political Parties Hit The Campaign Trail. As the two major political parties start preliminary work on their election machinery, the Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) is working feverishly to tweak its polling system in the event an election is called… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Outcome Of British Election Makes No Difference To Jamaica And The Caribbean – Meeks. With the 2015 election out of the way in Britain, the outcome will not make an iota of tangible difference to Jamaica and the Caribbean region, as there will be no dramatic change in foreign policy from a state which has its eyes set on its relationship with the European Union (EU)… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Plea Deal Laws To Be Refined. With only 10 plea deals struck under the Plea Bargaining Act, a move is now afoot to remove some of the barriers which have made the law unattractive for criminals to give information on other persons in exchange for lighter sentences… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. All Set For Tomorrow’s Jamaica Invitational. President of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA), Dr Warren Blake, says all is in place for a successful staging of the Jamaica International Invitational track meet at the National Stadium tomorrow… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com