6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 4, 2013

Shanique Myrie

  1. Deal In Danger – Azurest Faces OUR Snub After Missing Deposit Deadline. The Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) is likely to reject a request for a 15-day extension to Azurest Cambridge Power to pay over the one per cent security bond as the preferred bidder to construct the US$690 million 360-megawatt barge-mounted power plant, sources have told The Gleaner… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Minister Announces Fee For CARICOM Qualifying Certificates. A fee-payment structure for the provision of CARICOM Qualifying Certificates has been introduced by Labour and Social Security Minister Derrick Kellier… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. CCJ To Rule On Shanique Myrie Case Today. The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) is to hand down its judgment in the Shanique Myrie case today… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Phillips Agrees To Zero-Rating For Production Inputs. The Jamaican Government is proposing to zero-rate import duties on essential inputs for domestic producers, the retention of which manufacturers have long identified as a barrier to the competitiveness of local products in the domestic and export markets… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Defence Eyes No-Case Submission For Kern. Even before the corruption trial involving former junior energy minister Kern Spencer reaches the half-way stage, one defence attorney has revealed that plans are already in train to have him freed on a no-case submission… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Cotterell In WI 15. Jamaica’s left-arm fast bowler Sheldon Cotterell is the lone newcomer in a 15-man West Indies squad named for next month’s tour of India… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com