6 Things You Need To Know Today: April 22, 2013


  1. ‘White Lady’ Is Back – Cops Say Cocaine Trade Resurfacing In Jamaica. Years after they smashed an international drug ring operating in Montego Bay, St James, with help from nationals of one South American country, the Jamaican police say they are seeing troubling signs of a re-emergence of the deadly cocaine trade here… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. ‘Screening Too Much Pressure For Grade-One Students’. Alexis Goffe, psychologist and director of guidance counselling at Campion College, has given his support to a Ministry of Education stance that screening at the grade-one level should be prohibited… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. TEP Reaps Huge Success. Officials of e-Learning Jamaica are reporting positive results from its Technology Enrichment Programme (TEP)… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Traffic Cops Do Night Duty To Nab Illegally Parked Vehicles. Seeking to stamp out the practice of persons parking derelict and other heavy-duty vehicles along sidewalks, the police traffic division says it will be taking its ongoing operations into the night in order to catch persons using the cloak of dark to continue their activities… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. More Hope Coming For Cancer Patients. Fresh signals emerging from work of noted Jamaican cancer researcher, Dr Henry Lowe, point to a much-needed reprieve for some cancer patients in Jamaica, and internationally as they could soon be well equipped to successfully combat the deadly disease… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Goule Sets World Leading 800m Mark. Former Manchester High School middle distance standout, Natoya Goule continued her dream debut season at Louisiana State University (LSU) over the weekend, with another impressive showing on Saturday in the 800m, posting a world leading time of 2:00.76 to win at the Alumni Gold Meet… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com