6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 13, 2015


  1. 16-Y-O J’can Held In Suriname, Believed Headed To Join ISIS Terror Group. A month after National Security Minister Peter Bunting dismissed reports that Jamaican nationals have been among recruits to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), reports out of Suriname indicate that a 16-year-old boy from the island was refused entry on Saturday on suspicion that he was travelling to join the terrorist group… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. INDECOM Probes Accidental Shooting Death Of Mother At Hands Of 3-Y-O Son. The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) has launched an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of a 28-year-old woman who the police believe was accidentally shot and killed by her three-year-old son… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Seventh Summit Of The Americas Hailed As Historic. The historic face to face between the United States and Cuba, energy solutions, climate change, peace in Colombia, and Argentina’s long-standing claim of sovereignty over the Falkland Islands, were among the many issues highlighted at the seventh Summit of the Americas, which concluded on Saturday in Panama City, Panama… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Teen Suspect In Custody For 11-Month-Old’s Killing. A teenager is now in custody for the murder of 11-month-old Omar Lindo. The police say the teenager was held in Courage district, Gordon Town, in St Andrew, before dawn yesterday… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Volunteerism Can Contribute To Economy – Morgan. When considering volunteerism, one automatically thinks of giving time and service with no monetary gain in return, in addition to catering to the poor and needy… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. WI Ready For ‘Hell Of A Battle’ In Three-Test Series Against England. West Indies appear set to launch a passionate challenge against England when the two sides meet in the first of a three-Test series here today… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com