6 Things You Need To Know Today

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  1. 10-Y-O Gangsters – Specialist Worried About High Number Of Child Thugs In Schools

  2. Outcry Over ‘Light’ Sentence For Child Killer – DPP Says She Would Have Asked For Longer Sentence

  3. Earth Today | Jamaica Makes Progress On Revision Of Adaptation Fund Project

  4. ‘Admiral’ Forced Out – Fans Lead To Coach’s Resignation While Portmore Suffer First RSPL Loss
  5. Taylor Thrilled, ‘Babsy’ Chides ISSA – Windies Women Star Gets Oval Named In Her Honour, Grange Calls For Explanation In Gender Controversy

  6. Music Therapy Showing Potential In Jamaica

1. 10-Y-O Gangsters – Specialist Worried About High Number Of Child Thugs In Schools

Some of Jamaica’s 10-year-olds are not fully literate in numeracy and literacy, yet they already have a frightening command of how gangs operate and are replicating violent gangster behaviour in their primary schools. See full story on The Gleaner’s website.

2. Outcry Over ‘Light’ Sentence For Child Killer – DPP Says She Would Have Asked For Longer Sentence

Paula Llewellyn, the nation’s chief prosecutor, revealed yesterday that her office would have recommended a longer sentence for the Manchester woman who was handed a four-year prison term after she pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the gruesome killing of her 11-year-old brother. See full story on The Gleaner’s website.

3. Earth Today | Jamaica Makes Progress On Revision Of Adaptation Fund Project

JAMAICA IS reportedly progressing in its effort to propose an alternative use of the funds that were allocated for a component one of its Adaptation Fund (AF) projects, which was terminated in the face of opposition from hotel interests in Negril. See full story on The Gleaner’s website.

4. ‘Admiral’ Forced Out – Fans Lead To Coach’s Resignation While Portmore Suffer First RSPL Loss

Growing pressure from Waterhouse’s demanding fans was what led to coach Glendon ‘Admiral’ Bailey handing in his resignation to the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) club, according to contacts close to the outfit. See full story on The Gleaner’s website.

5. Taylor Thrilled, ‘Babsy’ Chides ISSA – Windies Women Star Gets Oval Named In Her Honour, Grange Calls For Explanation In Gender Controversy

Minister of Sport Olivia Grange took the Inter Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) to task on its failure to provide a proper explanation for its decision to bar female Eltham High School student Rashardo Williams, from playing in the boys’ Under-19 ISSA-GraceKennedy Shield cricket competition. See full story on The Gleaner’s website.

6. Music Therapy Showing Potential In Jamaica

Once a child enters the pre-kindergarten stages of life, he or she is introduced to music (for some it is as early as in the womb). Nursery rhymes are created from stories recorded over instruments combined to make ear-catching rhythms that even a child who is unable to speak will remember. See full story on The Gleaner’s website.

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