6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 15, 2015

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  1. Portia Unwanted – Most Jamaicans Don’t Want Simpson Miller Re-Elected. The hesitance, reluctance or downright unwillingness of Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller to communicate with the populace is being blamed for more than half of Jamaicans polled wanting to see her exit the political stage sooner rather than later… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. New Voters Create Little Certainty For Political Parties. Key organisers in Jamaica’s two main political parties say increases in the voters’ list should not be interpreted as a sign of support for either the opposition Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) or the governing People’s National Party (PNP) by first-time voters eager to exercise their franchise… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. The Corrupt Cops Will Be Gone Within A Year – SSP McGregor. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Steve McGregor, commanding officer for the St James Police Division, has given a solemn promise that within a year, the division will be free of corrupt cops… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Health Ministry To Take On Massive Mosquito Problem. The Ministry of Health has vowed to tackle the increase in mosquito population across all parishes, with special focus on schools… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. BOJ And Credit Unions Reach MoU. Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillips has announced that a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been agreed on the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) and the country’s credit unions… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Jamaicans Getting In Line For Rio. It looks like there will again be a heavy Jamaican presence at a major international sporting event, with indications that Jamaicans have been gobbling up tickets to next summer’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with more than 500 tickets bought through the ticket lottery… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com