6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 22, 2016


  1. Gays Welcome! We Celebrate You, Not Your Lifestyle – Pastors Offer Transformation. Some local pastors are standing on holy ground on the hot topic of same sex unions, making it clear that all are welcomed to their churches, but not their lifestyles… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. Released After 23 Years – Detainees At The Court’s Pleasure Lost In The System. The release last week of a prisoner who was detained at the court’s pleasure for more than 20 years because he was a juvenile when he and two men were charged with murdering three persons in 1993 has highlighted the need for a system to be put in place for such cases to be reviewed periodically. Under the Civil Procedure Rules, the onus is on the detainees to take steps to bring their cases to the Supreme Court to seek their freedom… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Public Enemy Number One! – The Hunt For Jamaica’s Notorious Criminals. From the raging ‘Rhygin’ of yesteryear’s notoriety to ‘Duppy Film’ of modern-day infamy, over the decades, the narrative has changed, but the storyline remains the same… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Support For 9 PM Curfew For St James Youth. Gloria Henry, president of the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce, said she is fully on board with the directive from Senior Superintendent of Police Steve McGregor to implement a 9 p.m. curfew for students in St James… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Discount On Toll Rates Extended To May. The discount given on toll rates in March for the North-South leg of Highway 2000 has been further extended to May 21. The original 25 per cent discount would have expired today… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Reggae Boy Morgan Hits New Heights. Jamaica international Wes Morgan was one of four Leicester City players named in the Professional Football Association’s team of the year in London, England, yesterday… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com