6 Things You Need To Know About Today – March 3, 2014

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  1. Say No To Coal – Expert Sounds Warning Over Electricity Plan For Logistics Hub. One of Jamaica’s leading physicists and an expert in climate change has blasted as fundamentally flawed, Government’s endorsement of the use of coal-generated electricity for its planned logistics hub, sections of which are to be sited at Goat Islands… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Conflict Resolution Needed In School Curricula – PALS. After 20 years in operation, the Peace and Love in Society (PALS) Jamaica initiative is still trying to get peace management and conflict resolution established as an integral part of school curricula island-wide… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Chen Wary Of Return To Riots Against Chinese. President of the Chinese Cultural Association, Professor Anthony Chen, has expressed concern about a recent wave of anti-Chinese sentiment being fomented across Jamaica, and he fingered, media houses among the main culprits… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. World Bank Official: Jamaica Learning From Mistakes. The World Bank has pronounced that at long last, Jamaica appears to have learnt its lesson from the mistakes of the past and is now forging ahead to economic recovery… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Growth, Development For Tourism; No Boost From Harsh Winter. The Jamaica Tourist Board’s (JTB) deputy director of marketing, Sandra Scott (SS) made her first official trip to New York last week. While there, she accepted the prestigious Hospitality, Sales, and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) award for destination advertising on behalf of Jamaica. She also met with travel industry executives and travel press… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Jamaica In Control Against Guyana. Fast bowler Jerome Taylor reminded another small gathering at Sabina Park of what he is capable of after claiming five wickets on yesterday’s third day of the WICB four-day tournament encounter between Jamaica and Guyana at Sabina Park… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com