6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 15, 2014

No More Threats

  1. Cease Threats, Kartel Tells Supporters. Convicted entertainer Vybz Kartel issued a statement yesterday appealing to individuals to stop threatening journalists for their coverage of his murder case and post-trial reporting. Yesterday, Flying Squad detectives interviewed journalists… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. ‘Jamaica In Better Place’… But This Fiscal Year ‘Won’t Be Any Less Of A Fight’, Says Byles. “There is no doubt that the Jamaican economy is in a better place today than it was 12 months ago,” said Richard Byles, co-chairman of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC)… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. I Can Break My Records!. It has been more than five years since Jamaican superstar Usain Bolt shattered his own world record marks in the 100 metres and 200 metres at the 2009 IAAF World Championships in Berlin, Germany.However, track and field’s poster boy… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. JUTC Hits Back At Martin Henry. The Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) is accusing Gleaner columnist Martin Henry of being irresponsible in comments he made about the bus company’s reformation of the subfranchise system in The Kingston Metropolitan Transport Region (KMTR)… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Destra Hints At Calling It Quits – Ignites Final Night Of Bacchanal Fridays. Fans of Trinidadian bacchanal Queen, Destra Garcia, may have seen her for the final time in Jamaica. The legendary socaphile, who gave an amazing performance at Bacchanal Fridays… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Mother Of Five Works Wonders With PATH. Petula Lindsay* is no ordinary mother, and with five children to care for, this creative woman has used the contribution from the Programme for the Advancement Though Health and Education (PATH) to work wonders… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com