6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 1, 2016


  1. Ball In Portia’s Court – Analysts Suggest Simpson Miller To Determine Own Fate As PNP President. Political commentators last night suggested that Portia Simpson Miller’s departure from the leadership of the People’s National Party (PNP) will depend more on the timetable she sets for herself than any other forces within the party… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. Windies At The Double – Women, Men In T20 World Cup Finals. West Indies crushed the hopes of a billion Indians when they produced a magnificent run chase to stun the home side by seven wickets and clinch a place in Sunday’s final of the Twenty20 World Cup… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Expect More Operations Targeting Lottery Scammers – Cops. With western Jamaica the epicentre of scamming activity and St James, in particular, the hot spot, Assistant Commissioner of Police Winchroy Budhoo, the man in charge of the Area One police, is once again warning those involved to desist or face the long arm of the law… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. PM Demands Urgent Response To H1N1, ZIKV. With the country continuing to grapple with the Zika virus (ZIKV) and H1N1 influenza virus, Prime Minister Andrew Holness has instructed government ministers to implement a multi-ministerial approach to tackle the issues… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Weather Expert Says Drought Outlook Positive, Warns Against Complacency. Experts at the Meteorological Service of Jamaica have declared that, as at Tuesday of this week, their records suggested that there would be significant improvement in drought conditions… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Cops Singled Out, Prepare Responses To Proposed Tivoli Enquiry Report. The three-member tribunal probing the conduct of the May 2010 operations in the west Kingston community of Tivoli Gardens has signalled that it intends to make adverse findings against a number of senior police and military witnesses who gave evidence… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com