Tag: Dr Vin Lawrence

6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 12, 2015

Portia, Andrew For The Leadership Debate. As it was four years ago, President of the People’s National Party (PNP) Portia Simpson Miller is set to square-off once again with Leader of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Andrew Holness… Read more at

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6 Things You Need To Know Today- February 4, 2015

Full speed ahead – JPS shrugs off OUR shocker, given green light to build power plant. Despite recent hurdles, the Kelly Tomblin-led Jamaica Public Service (JPS) is indicating that it is determined to increase its contribution to the burdened national

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 19, 2014

Lights Will Stay On: JPS Says Old Plants Can Hold, Contemplates Power Ship. Despite its Old Harbour and Hunts Bay plants being more than 40 years old, the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) said yesterday that it was unlikely they would

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 18, 2014

Energy Path Set – Lawrence Announces Several Initiatives To Replace 381MW Project. A Dr Vin Lawrence-led team, charged with the responsibility of rebooting Jamaica’s baseload energy plan, has revealed that the anticipated 30 per cent reduction in energy costs is to

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 9, 2014

Sugar Revolt – JCPS Marketing Ploy Upsets Retail Market. A new marketing tactic aimed boosting the distribution of pre-packaged sugar has caused a stir inside the retail sector, some of whom are resisting Jamaica Cane Product Sales’ (JCPS) efforts to tie

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – June 10, 2014

IV Fluid Crisis – ‘People Are Going To Die’ As Hospitals Face Shortage. A severe shortage of intravenous fluids which had impacted two-thirds of United States hospitals in February is now being felt in Jamaica’s public hospitals, with a well-placed source

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 30, 2014

Boys Abused In Silence. A senior official of Women Incorporated in western Jamaica has decried the cloak of silence that results in many cases of sexual and physical abuse against boys going unreported in the society… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Top-10

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 8, 2014

  Pervert Teachers – Data Shows Sexual Predators Prevalent In Schools. Children’s advocate Diahann Gordon-Harrison is expressing grave concern over the fact that some teachers are “exhibiting predatory sexual behaviour” towards children in schools and that other members of staff are

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