6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 14, 2015


  1. Ellington Protects Identity Of Former Government Minister. Chairman of the West Kingston commission of enquiry, Sir David Simmons, yesterday expressed annoyance with former Commissioner of Police Owen Ellington when he refused to disclose the the name of a government minister who he said gave him information in regards to communications between Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke and clergymen Al Miller and Herro Blair… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. Teen Accused Of Trying To Join ISIS Was Running Off To England In Search Of Better Life. It seems as if a scheme to run off to England went horribly wrong for a 15-year-old Jamaican boy who was denied entry to Suriname on suspicion that he was headed to Turkey to join the terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). That is, if his granduncle is to be believed… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Law Sets Out Spouse’s Rights To Estate … Last Person To Cohabit With The Deceased Gets The Estate. The Administrator General’s (Amendment) Act which was passed with two amendments in the Senate on Friday, will deal with, among other things, a spouse who will have access to the estate of a person who dies intestate (without leaving a will)… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Slow Going For St Thomas Film Park. When Industry Minister Anthony Hylton spoke in the Sectoral Debate last year, he announced that the old Goodyear factory near Morant Bay, St Thomas, would be converted into a film park… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Wykeham McNeill Opens Sectoral Today. Dr Wykeham McNeill, minister of tourism and Entertainment, will today open the new-look Sectoral Debate in the House of Representatives today… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Hyde, O’Hara Barred From School Competition At Penns. Top male high-school athletes, Michael O’Hara of Calabar High and Jaheel Hyde of Wolmer’s Boys’, have been barred from representing their institutions at the 2015 Penn Relays, which takes place next week in Philadelphia, United States… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com