6 Things You Need to Know – September 5, 2014

Keimo Edwards lost his mother 'Pet'

  1.  Keimo Wanted Revenge For His Mother’s Killers. May 24, 2010 is indelibly etched in the mind of Keimo Edwards; it’s the day his mother’s life was taken. ‘Pet’, as everyone called her, was shot during the infamous Tivoli incursion. More than 70 persons were killed in the May 2010 operation by the security forces in Tivoli Gardens, Kingston…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Shuffle Cabinet: Zacca Calls On PM To Refresh Executive. Christopher Zacca, president of the Private Sector Association of Jamaica, has stressed that time is running out for Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller to reshape and refresh her Cabinet…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Church Group Calls For Protection Clause In Flexi-Work Week Law. The Jamaica Umbrella Group of Churches (JUGC) is calling on the Government to ensure that the flexi-work week legislation includes a clause protecting the right of the worshipper in the workplace from discrimination…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Red Stripe Remains Premier Sponsor. Beer company Red Stripe has renewed its sponsorship of the National Premier League for another five years. The league is set to kick off on Sunday with the playing of six matches…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Ben & Jerry’s, The Marleys Team Up For New Ice-Cream Flavour. On Wednesday the Marleys through their 1Love Foundation, announced a new partnership with ice-cream maker Ben & Jerry’s to roll out a new flavour in honour of Bob Marley…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Jamaica Secures US$105m In Project Loans From World Bank. Jamaica signed loan agreements with the World Bank on Wednesday to fund three projects, including the previously announced public-sector reform programme…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com