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6 Things You Need To Know Today- June 3, 2016 - $100m ZIKV Bite – Government Not Sure How Widespread Zika Is, Allocates More Money For Response. Although millions of dollars more is to be spent on the anti-Zika campaign, there is still no clear picture as to how many Jamaicans are… Read more ›
$100m ZIKV Bite - Government Not Sure How Widespread Zika Is, Allocates More Money For Response. Although millions of dollars more is to be spent on the anti-Zika campaign, there is still no clear picture as to how many Jamaicans are being affected by the mosquito-borne disease, which has been confirmed in two pregnant women...Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Tivoli Lawsuit Blasts JCF, JDF For 'Acting In Bad Faith'. Police and military personnel ...
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6 Things You Need To Know Today- June 1, 2016 - Stormy Defiance – Residents In Flood-Prone Areas Vow To Wait Out Hurricane Season. If weather experts are on target in their predictions for the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season, communities, including those along the country’s coastline, must brace themselves for a tempestuous… Read more ›
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6 Things You Need To Know Today- May 28, 2016 - Lockdown Threat – Private Children’s Homes Lobby For Increased Subvention As Many Face Closure. As Child Month comes to a close, the Private Children’s Homes Association (PCHA) has revealed that a majority of the 50 facilities that fall under its umbrella… Read more ›
Lockdown Threat - Private Children’s Homes Lobby For Increased Subvention As Many Face Closure. As Child Month comes to a close, the Private Children's Homes Association (PCHA) has revealed that a majority of the 50 facilities that fall under its umbrella are on the brink of shutting down because of a lack of adequate financial support from Government...Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Suspects In Policewoman's Murder To Be Charged In Days. Polic...
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6 Things You Need To Know Today- May 25, 2016 - Housing Stimulus – Holness Announces New NHT Policy Targeting Low-Income Earners. LOW-INCOME earners will, effective July 1, have the opportunity to borrow up to $4.89 million per contributor, or $9.8 million jointly, from the National Housing Trust (NHT) to purchase a… Read more ›
Housing Stimulus - Holness Announces New NHT Policy Targeting Low-Income Earners. LOW-INCOME earners will, effective July 1, have the opportunity to borrow up to $4.89 million per contributor, or $9.8 million jointly, from the National Housing Trust (NHT) to purchase a house, while paying no interest, based on a dramatic shift in housing policy that was announced yesterday by Prime Minister Andrew Holness...Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Goldin...
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5 Facts: Jamaica’s 11th and 12th IMF Reviews - The IMF has concluded Jamaica’s 11th and 12th tests under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) agreement. As previously reported, the 11th and 12th tests were done jointly due to delays caused by the February 25th general election. Here are 5… Read more ›
The IMF has concluded Jamaica's 11th and 12th tests under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) agreement. As previously reported, the 11th and 12th tests were done jointly due to delays caused by the February 25th general election. Here are 5 facts as presented by the IMF Mission to Jamaica in its Concluding Statement on the 11th and 12th reviews: Jamaica's implementation of the EFF agreement remains on track. All quantitative targets were met for t...
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6 Things You Need To Know Today- May 20, 2016 - ‘Retrograde Step’ – PSOJ Decries Tax On Earnings Over $6m. The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) has described as a “retrograde step” the tax package imposed on approximately 12,000 compliant PAYE workers earning more than $6 million, who will… Read more ›
'Retrograde Step' - PSOJ Decries Tax On Earnings Over $6m. The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) has described as a "retrograde step" the tax package imposed on approximately 12,000 compliant PAYE workers earning more than $6 million, who will be taxed on their earnings above that threshold at a rate of 30 per cent...Read more on Jamaica-Gleaner.com 'Tax-Perity' - Simpson Miller Takes Government To Task On Budget. Opposition Leader Po...
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6 Things You Need To Know Today- June 2, 2016 - General Practitioners Say Zika Cases Numerous, Want Change To Reporting Of Virus. Some of  Jamaica’s general practitioners are urging the Government to review the reporting mechanisms of the Zika virus, a mosquito-borne disease, in light of what they claim is the… Read more ›
General Practitioners Say Zika Cases Numerous, Want Change To Reporting Of Virus. Some of Jamaica's general practitioners are urging the Government to review the reporting mechanisms of the Zika virus, a mosquito-borne disease, in light of what they claim is the growing number of cases which outstrip the...Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Jamaica Could Lose Medal From Beijing Olympics. There is growing anxiety among local track and field authori...
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6 Things You Need To Know Today- May 31,2016 - Conductor In Fatal Bus Crash To Face Manslaughter Charges. Thirty-six-year-old Rohan Robinson of Galina, St Mary, is expected to be charged with five counts of manslaughter as a result of last Friday’s accident on the Llandovery main road in St Ann. Robinson… Read more ›
Conductor In Fatal Bus Crash To Face Manslaughter Charges. Thirty-six-year-old Rohan Robinson of Galina, St Mary, is expected to be charged with five counts of manslaughter as a result of last Friday's accident on the Llandovery main road in St Ann. Robinson was taken to the...Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Active Season - Agencies Forecast Heavy Rains, Flooding. The 2016 hurricane season is expected to be very active, with a forecast of increa...
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6 Things You Need To Know Today- May 27, 2016 - We Will Rise, Says Wisynco Boss After Massive Warehouse Fire. Wisynco chairman William Mahfood has described yesterday as a “very sad day” for his company, following a massive fire at its Lakes Pen warehouse in St Catherine. However, Mahfood said his entity… Read more ›
We Will Rise, Says Wisynco Boss After Massive Warehouse Fire. Wisynco chairman William Mahfood has described yesterday as a "very sad day" for his company, following a massive fire at its Lakes Pen warehouse in St Catherine. However, Mahfood said his entity would overcome the disaster...Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Jamaica To Bar People Who Visited Countries Affected By Yellow Fever. Persons without certificates of vaccination who have visite...
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6 Things You Need To Know Today- May 24, 2016 - Health Push For Labour Day. If the walls of the Victoria Jubilee Hospital could talk, they would probably be expressing profuse gratitude to members of the Jamaica National (JN) Foundation following a massive clean-up exercise that took place there yesterday…Read more… Read more ›
Health Push For Labour Day. If the walls of the Victoria Jubilee Hospital could talk, they would probably be expressing profuse gratitude to members of the Jamaica National (JN) Foundation following a massive clean-up exercise that took place there yesterday...Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Residents Cry, 'Enough!' - PMI Head, Church, Residents March For Peace In Salt Spring. The backdrop of a wall on a playing field at a ballground in Salt Sp...
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Estimates of Tax Revenue 2016/2017 - The infographic shows the change in estimated tax revenues (2016/17) over tax receipts (2015/16) as per the 2016/17 Budget documents laid in Parliament. Below find a table listing the estimates of tax revenues for each category of taxes collected by… Read more ›
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5 Facts: JPS Submission For Tariff Adjustment 2016 - In a media release issued May 19th, the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) announced that the Jamaica Public Service Company has made a submission for its annual tariff adjustment for 2016. Below are 5 facts released by the OUR about JPS’… Read more ›
In a media release issued May 19th, the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) announced that the Jamaica Public Service Company has made a submission for its annual tariff adjustment for 2016. Below are 5 facts released by the OUR about JPS’ latest submission: The request for tariff review was made on May 4, 2016. The OUR will review and issue a decision on the submission by July 3, 2016 (within 60 days). The Government of Jamaica issued a new El...
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