6 Things You Need To Know Today: April 15, 2013


  1. Cops Cracking Down On Illegal Driver’s Licence Sales. Senior Superintendent of Police Radcliffe Lewis, head of the Police Traffic Division, has revealed that more than 20 government workers have been arrested over the past five months in connection with the illegal sale of driver’s licences to persons who have skipped the written and driving test… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. No Ease-Up For Azan. Pressure continues to mount for junior minister in the Ministry of Transport, Works and Housing, Richard Azan, to resign because of the role he played in the unapproved construction of shops on lands owned by the Clarendon Parish Council… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Road To Nowhere! Billions Spent, Progress Halted, Motorists Misled. The problem-plagued, stop-again-start-again Mount Rosser leg of Highway 2000 continues to be troublesome as some motorists, in error, attempt to use the road from Moneague in St Ann to get to Spanish Town in St Catherine… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Vaz Takes The First Cut. Member of parliament for West Portland, Daryl Vaz, has made good on his promise to take a five per cent pay cut in solidarity with members of the public and the Jamaican workforce who are being asked to make sacrifices in the interest of the country… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. ‘We Feel Like Targets’ – Clarendon Business Circle Wary After Murders. The Clarendon business community remains in shock following the recent gun-slaying of another of its members who was killed in Four Paths last week, about 100 yards from a police station… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. No Test For Entering Grade One – Thwaites. Minister of Education, Ronald Thwaites, has called on primary-school principals to desist from administering tests to grade-one students as a criterion for entering their institutions, and rejecting those who fail… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com