6 Things You Need To Know Today

Your news in a nutshell

  1. Shanoya Wray’s family protests
  2. Hurricanes Florence, Issac trouble C’bean
  3. Shaw to link ganja farmers to processors
  4. No water in some of Westmoreland?
  5. Three dead in Porus crash
  6. Seaga doesn’t like dancehall

1. Shanoya Wray’s family protests

Family and supporters of Shanoya Wray, whose decomposing was found in a house in Mona, St Andrew, protested outside the compound the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court this morning calling for justice. Wray’s thanksgiving service was held yesterday. See full story on The Gleaner’s website.

2. Hurricanes Florence, Isaac trouble C’bean

Hurricanes Isaac was showing little change in strength as it moved towards the Windward Islands in the Lesser Antilles, while Hurricane Florence was expected to move over the southwestern Atlantic Ocean between Bermuda and the Bahamas by Wednesday. See full story on The Gleaner’s website.

3. Shaw to link ganja farmers to processors

Minister of Industry and Agriculture Audley Shaw says he is looking to link small ganja farmers with large processors who have the ability to convert ganja into a range of medicinal products. See full story on The Gleaner’s website.

4. No water in some of Westmoreland?

The National Water Commission (NWC) is appealing to residents of Brighton and Retirement, Westmoreland who are without water to contact the agency so that commodity can be trucked to their premises. See full story on The Gleaner’s website.

5. Three dead in Porus crash

Police investigations into the circumstances surrounding the deaths of three men in a motor vehicle collision along the Whitefield main road in Porus, Manchester, were under way yesterday. See full story on The Gleaner’s website.

6. Seaga doesn’t like dancehall

Former Prime Minister Edward Seaga has made public his distaste for modern dancehall music, which he describes as lacking in substance. “We seem to be searching, but fruitlessly. After a run of all the different basic rhythms that we have developed, we have cooled off into dancehall. I am not going to say anything disparaging about that except that I don’t like it. See full story on The Gleaner’s website.