6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 3, 2015

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  1. Montego Bay Chamber Of Commerce Warns Chinese, Shape Up Or Face A Boycott. Unhappy with the lack of participation by the Chinese business community in the building of the social fabric of Montego Bay, businesswoman Gloria Henry, president of the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI), says unless the Asians change their attitude, they should be censored through the boycotting of their businesses… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. ‘I Am Not Anti-Poor’ – Chuck Explains ‘Buy Them Out’ Proposal. North East St Andrew Member of Parliament Delroy Chuck said yesterday that he is not anti-poor, and that his suggestions for the buying out of properties in depressed communities is born purely out of a desire to ensure urban renewal and the transformation of those areas… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Revive Operation Pride To Grow Economy – MP. Disappointed that suggestions he made a year ago in Parliament about how to get the economy going were ignored, West Rural St Andrew Member of Parliament (MP) Paul Buchanan has made a call for a mechanism to be put in place for the examination of proposals made on the floor of the House of Representatives… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Comprehensive Reform Critical To Fixing Health Sector. Following yesterday’s release of the much-anticipated report on the audit of Jamaica’s public-health system, Dr Kevin Harvey, permanent secretary in the Ministry of Health, said that a comprehensive reform was critical to resolving the challenges being faced in the sector, many of which were outlined in the report… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Morant Bay Fishing Village Seeks Development. On the shores of the sea in Morant Bay lies an old fishing village that has been a refuge for many fishers, and though its coast is not as developed as it once was, men still use the sea as their main, if not sole, source of income… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Fraser-Pryce Eyes New PB. Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce is aiming to run faster than she ever has before in the 100m Diamond League race in Zurich today… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com